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Why Female Action Vehicles Won't Break Hollywood's Boys Club (Opinion)

feedproxy.google.com – The recasting of male-centric film franchises with women is a welcome development, but should hardly be touted as groundbreaking progress. 3 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Warner Bros. Dates Animated Films for 2018 and 2019

variety.com – With “The Lego Movie” established as a major franchise starter, Warner Bros. is tooning up its animation schedule by announcing release dates for two movies for the Memorial Day holiday on May 25, 2018, and on May 24, 2019. The announcement came just a few hours after Warner Bros. disclosed nine dates for superhero films... 3 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Warner Bros Reveals Their DC Movies Release Dates

feedproxy.google.com – But not the movies. Also: ALL the superhero movies between now and 2020, listed in a list. 3 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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‘Batman V. Superman’ Moves Release Date Again As Warner Bros Sets DC Game Plan

deadline.com – Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice has been moved up on the release date schedule from May 2016 to March 25, 2016. The move is part of Warner Bros’ road map for its DC franchises with dates just announced for nine untitled DC pics as well as two “untitled WB event film” slots that take the DC Comics series of movies into 2020. 3 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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DC Plants Flag on Dates for Nine Superhero Movies Through 2020

variety.com – Now it’s DC Entertainment’s turn to plant the flag on dates for untitled superhero movies through 2020. Warner Bros. on Wednesday announced dates for nine new DC movies, starting in 2016, giving the studio two DC-based properties in theaters each year, beginning with”Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” out March 25, 2016. 3 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Joel Silver Production Financing Sparks Fight Over Fees

feedproxy.google.com – The firm that found a lender for the Hollywood producer believes it's owed money. 3 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

variety.com – Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch’s takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Driven primarily by the continued strength of HBO, the company’s revenue grew 3% to $6.8 billion for the three months ending in June, while net income topped out at $850 million, compared with $771 million in... 3 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Hollywood Sex Abuse Accuser Seeks to Withdraw Case Against Bryan Singer

feedproxy.google.com – Michael Egan is also fighting his counsel’s motion to withdraw from the case. 3 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Influential State Senator Threatens To Kill California Film & TV Tax Credit Expansion

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: With little more than three weeks left in the legislative session, Kevin De Leon is demanding big changes to efforts to expand California’s $100 million Film and TV Tax Credit Program. If the influential state Senate Appropriations chairman doesn’t get his eleventh-hour way, I’ve learned that he intends to kneecap the multi-sponsored Film and Television Job Creation and Retention Act before it reaches the Legislature’s floor for a vote this month. 3 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Fox Withdraws Time Warner Bid, Will Spend $6B To Repurchase Shares

deadline.com – Developing: The surprise announcement sent Fox shares +8% in after market trading and Time Warner -11.9%. Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch says that his $80B offer — which the owner of Warner Bros, HBO, and Turner Broadcasting rejected — “had always been friendly.” But the company “refused to engage with us.” He says he also was swayed by the drop in Fox’s stock price as investors feared that Murdoch might overpay to become the dominant producer of movies and TV shows, with sports rights that could rival ESPN’s. 3 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Golden Globes Awards Dates and Deadlines

feedproxy.google.com – The timetable for the72ndGolden Globes Awards--thethird most watched awards show on television--is upon us.The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) nominations forThe 72nd Annual Golden Globe® Awards formotion picture and televisionwill be announced at 8 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, December 11, 2014.Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host theNBC show atthe Beverly Hiltonwhich airs live January 11thfrom 5-8 p.m. 3 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Read Martin Scorsese’s passionate defense of Kodak film

insidemovies.ew.com – On the heels of Kodak’s decision to continue its production of film stock after finalizing a deal with major Hollywood. 4 weeks 6 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Discuss: What Does The Success Of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Mean For Future Marvel Movies?

fb.indiewire.com – Unless you’ve been locked in the Kyln, you probably noticed, “Guardians Of The Galaxy” opened this past weekend. Marvel’s latest, a space-adventure directed by Troma graduate James Gunn, was seen in advance of its release as the riskiest of the studio’s ten movies: based on a mostly unknown comic, unfamiliar characters, significantly different in setting and tone to megahit “The Avengers,” and led by mosty untried and untested actors, the biggest names in the cast being left to voice an animated raccoon and a tree. 4 weeks 9 hours ago via brucelee
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‘Blacklist’ Actor Harry Lennix Launches Movie Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Harry Lennix, who played a general in “Man of Steel” and the assistant director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division on NBC’s “The Blacklist,” has quietly become a prolific producer with three movie projects already completed. “I decided that I needed to take control,” the Chicago native told Variety. 4 weeks 14 hours ago via brucelee
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Box Office: What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Means for Year-Round Tentpoles (Analysis)

feedproxy.google.com – Marvel Studios and Disney circumvented the rules by going outside the traditional May-July corridor to launch "Guardians," which opened to record-breaking numbers; ditto for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." 4 weeks 14 hours ago via donnieyen
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