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  • California Regains Status as No. 1 in Movie Production
    California Regains Status as No. 1 in Movie Production Todd Cunningham - The Wrap - 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    California has regained its status as the movie production capital of the world, and by a wide margin, a study released Thursday by FilmLA revealed. The Golden State was home to 22 feature film shoots in 2014, putting it ahead of New York with 13 and … More »California Regains Status as No. 1 in Movie Production

    California Regains Status as No. 1 in Movie Production

    California has regained its status as the movie production capital of the world, and by a wide margin, a study released Thursday by FilmLA revealed. The Golden State was home to 22 feature film shoots in 2014, putting it ahead of New York with 13 and the U.K. and Canada, which were home to 12 feature shoots each. Georgia …

  • Tanya Greig Perara Joins Universal as SVP of Business Affairs for Film Music
    Tanya Greig Perara Joins Universal as SVP of Business Affairs for Film Music Jeff Sneider - The Wrap - 2 hours 1 minute ago

    Tanya Greig Perara has joined Universal Pictures as senior VP of business affairs for film music, the studio announced Thursday. Perara will work closely with Mike Knoblock, president of film music and publishing, to whom she will report. “Tanya brings … More »Tanya Greig Perara Joins Universal as SVP of Business Affairs for Film Music

    Tanya Greig Perara Joins Universal as SVP of Business Affairs for Film Music

    Tanya Greig Perara has joined Universal Pictures as senior VP of business affairs for film music, the studio announced Thursday. Perara will work closely with Mike Knoblock, president of film music and publishing, to whom she will report. “Tanya brings her dynamic, multifaceted experience in the music business and a wealth …

  • FILE - In a March 29, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan, right, embraces her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley after a progress report on her probation for theft charges at Los Angeles Superior Court.  Few stars have become more closely associated with Los Angeles’ court system than Lindsay Lohan, whose first arrest in May 2007 sparked a nearly eight-year court saga that finally ended Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Joe Klamar, Poo, File)
    Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA ANTHONY McCARTNEY - Associated Press - 2 hours 44 minutes ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation. More »Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA

    FILE - In a March 29, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan, right, embraces her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley after a progress report on her probation for theft charges at Los Angeles Superior Court.  Few stars have become more closely associated with Los Angeles’ court system than Lindsay Lohan, whose first arrest in May 2007 sparked a nearly eight-year court saga that finally ended Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Joe Klamar, Poo, File)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.

  • ‘San Andreas’ Reviews: The Rock’s Earthquake Movie on Shaky Ground With Critics
    ‘San Andreas’ Reviews: The Rock’s Earthquake Movie on Shaky Ground With Critics Joe Otterson - The Wrap - 3 hours ago

    Critics are split on whether or not there is any fault to be found in “San Andreas,” the new earthquake disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson that opens Friday. More »‘San Andreas’ Reviews: The Rock’s Earthquake Movie on Shaky Ground With Critics

    ‘San Andreas’ Reviews: The Rock’s Earthquake Movie on Shaky Ground With Critics

    Critics are split on whether or not there is any fault to be found in “San Andreas,” the new earthquake disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson that opens Friday.

  • ‘The Disrespectful List’ At the Movies: 10 Rudest Behaviors In the Theater (Video)
    ‘The Disrespectful List’ At the Movies: 10 Rudest Behaviors In the Theater (Video) Beatrice Verhoeven - The Wrap - 3 hours ago

    In new episode of “The Disrespectful List”, YouTube star Preston Willis takes on anything and everything that is disrespectful at the movie theater: Loud talkers, multiple seat-savers and thunderous munching, Willis discusses contemptuous behavior that … More »‘The Disrespectful List’ At the Movies: 10 Rudest Behaviors In the Theater (Video)

    ‘The Disrespectful List’ At the Movies: 10 Rudest Behaviors In the Theater (Video)

    In new episode of “The Disrespectful List”, YouTube star Preston Willis takes on anything and everything that is disrespectful at the movie theater: Loud talkers, multiple seat-savers and thunderous munching, Willis discusses contemptuous behavior that we’ve all probably experienced.

  • 5 Times ‘San Andreas’ Made California’s Chief Earthquake Scientist Laugh Out Loud

    While the majority of moviegoeers will be rooting for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as he goes head-to-head with an earthquake in this Friday’s “San Andreas,” there’s a small community whose disbelief will be hard to suspend: scientists. TheWrap spoke with Dr. Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center …

  • Behind the New Media Merger Mania: Charter-Time Warner Cable, Vox-ReCode Just the Beginning

    Global media looks set to ride its biggest merger wave in a decade as companies of all shapes and sizes are on the move, nudged by new entrants, spooked by disruptive technology and encouraged by a brighter global economy. Charter Communications just announced a $56 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, a deal that followed …

  • ‘What’s the Deal?’ With Summer TV: TheWrap’s Jeff Sneider Picks 6 Favorite Shows (Video)

    Everyone’s favorite cannibal, “Hannibal,” also returns for its third season on NBC, whose standards and practices department must have a soft spot for the incredibly violent series. Netflix is also getting in on the action this year with two new series — “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” and “Sense8,” the latter …

  • ‘Suicide Squad’ Set Leak Shows Ben Affleck’s Batman Hunting the Joker (Video)

    It should be no surprise by now that Ben Affleck‘s Batman will be back in action in David Ayer‘s “Suicide Squad,” and a video a fan shot while observing the Toronto production shows him hunting The Joker in what appears to be an exciting action sequence. The Dark Knight rides atop what has previously been identified as …

  • LONDON (AP) — It was one small ban for mankinis, one giant step for an English seaside resort town.

  • David Oyelowo on Commanding the Screen Solo for 90 Minutes in HBO’s ‘Nightingale’

    Before he became Martin Luther King, Jr. in “Selma,” David Oyelowo took on one of his most challenging roles yet, as a man descending into madness in “Nightingale.” It was his first lead role in a film, and it required him to carry the drama solo for the entire 90 minute duration. “Nightingale,” which premieres Friday …

  • 'Ip Man 3' to Release in Singapore in February 2016!

    The long awaited sequel on the Wing Chun kung fu master Ip Man's legacy starts principal photography in Shanghai. Ip Man 3 will feature the ultimate battle between the undefeated Donnie Yen, Bruce Lee and Mike Tyson. The  start  of  principal  of  cinematography  on  the  much-anticipated 'Ip Man 3' is scheduled on 26 …

  • Review: Imprisoned InCinemas.sg - 10 hours ago
    Review: Imprisoned

    There are many more things worth worrying about than dropping a bar of soap in a shower room full of convicts, as director Christopher Sun shows us in Imprisoned. For the spoilt, womanizing playboy Nelson Yu (Gregory Wong), who finds himself in jail after knocking down an old lady, his troubles have only just begun. Imprisoned …

  • Review: San Andreas InCinemas.sg - 10 hours ago
    Review: San Andreas

    Perhaps it's the action- VFX sequences that one crave, or the exaggeration of when Mother Earth decides to come back with a huge surprise. In San Andreas, California splits apart after a devastating magnitude -9.1 (followed by a magnitude-9.6) earthquake hitting the state that causes buildings to collapse, roads to split …

  • Hawaii film festival settles the score

    The US Pacific island state has selected Frank Hall Green's "Wildlike," -- based in the frozen tundras of Alaska -- for the Best Feature Prize at its Big Island Film Festival, it was announced Wednesday.

  • Review: Good Kill InCinemas.sg - 16 hours ago
    Review: Good Kill

    Does this reduce the emotional toll of war for the aggressor, and does it result in a more clinical, detached view of the casualties and collateral damage of waging a war? This is the grim scenario and tough questions that Good Kill puts forth, and is indeed one of the most relevant war movies that has been released in …

  • Review: A Royal Night Out InCinemas.sg - 17 hours ago
    Review: A Royal Night Out

    A Royal Night Out starts off with footages of Sir Winston Churchill speaking or rather declaring in his hallmark style that the war is over. It sets the tone for the rest of the 97 minutes stating that the post-Hitler era had begun and it marks the official V.E. Day (In case you were wondering what V.E. means - Victory …

  • Theater gunman's writings alternate between ramblings, plans SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTT - Associated Press - 18 hours ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidence in his trial.

  • Prospects for Bradley Cooper-Emma Stone’s ‘Aloha’ Show How Hack Attack Still Haunts Sony

    Box-office expectations for “Aloha” are very low going into Friday’s debut of writer-director Cameron Crowe‘s latest movie, an indicator of the difficulty Sony Pictures has had putting last year’s massive hack attack behind it. “I don’t think this film has ever recovered from the buzz those emails started,” BoxOffice.com …

  • ‘Fight Club’s’ Chuck Palahniuk on ‘Larger, More Epic’ Comic Book Sequel and David Fincher Musical

    Author Chuck Palahniuk is out promoting his new novel, only this tour is a bit different. The acclaimed novelist is making the rounds on behalf of “Fight Club 2,” a sequel to his 1996 breakout hit being that’s being released as a graphic novel — a new kind of project for the man behind Project Mayhem. Palahniuk’s debut …

 
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