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43 min ago | Hollywood Reporter

Violet: Theater Review

In a theater season littered with too many overproduced, underwhelming new musicals, this revival is a lovely minor-key surprise.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Sutton Foster, North Carolina

4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Box Office (Specialty): Woody Allen a Big Draw in 'Fading Gigolo' Despite Scandal

John Turturro directed and stars in the comedy opposite Allen, about a cash-strapped bookstore owner who convinces his friend to become a gigolo.

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9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Discovery Cancels 'Everest Jump Live' After Avalanche Deaths

"In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel will not be going forward with Everest Jump Live," a statement read.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

12 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter , the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. John Artis , a longtime friend and caregiver, said Carter died in his sleep Sunday.

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14 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Coachella: Pharrell Taps Jay Z, T.I., Usher for Guest-Filled Set

Following his set at last week's Coachella Festival, fans wondered if Pharrell Williams could possibly have any more surprises up his sleeve.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher, Gwen Stefani, Hot Chicks, Nelly, Rap

18 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Inside Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Reading: Director Reveals He's...

Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Roth, Bruce Dern, and others do a rollicking read of the leaked script in LA, featuring many N-words, forced oral sex, and an ending that supposedly will never be repeated.

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Related Topix: Harvey Weinstein

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Beijing Film Market Touts $1.7 Billion In Deals Signed

Organizers of the Beijing Film Market of the 4th Beijing International Film Festival said the figure for transactions signed included $610 million for film production, up 22 percent on last year.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

'Game of Thrones' Director: 'Everything Takes a Turn' in Sunday's Episode

Alex Graves tells THR the aftermath of the Purple Wedding will have a big impact on the HBO hit and teases "one of the best speeches in the series" is ahead.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Jack Gleeson, Peter Dinklage

Hollywood Reporter

Beverly Hills Hotel Boycotted by LGBT Group After Owner's Anti-Gay Policy In Brunei

The Gill Action fund moved conference locations after learning that the Sultan of Brunei, the owner of the hotel, will institute a policy that calls for stoning executions for sexual offenses in the Southeast Asian country.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Brunei, Gay/Lesbian

Hollywood Reporter

Tribeca: 'Community's' Gillian Jacobs Talks Relating...

The co-star also told THR that she's a fan of dual theatrical-VOD releases, something this film could have, as it's still seeking a distributor.

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Related Topix: Gillian Jacobs, Leighton Meester, Hot Chicks

Hollywood Reporter

NBC Sports Launches Kentucky Derby 'Save the Date' Campaign

The network will do a week of coverage including on "Today," "The Tonight Show" and "Access Hollywood" running up to the May 3 horse race, which marks Josh Elliott's debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Racing, Kentucky Derby

Hollywood Reporter

Writer Sues BBC for Stealing 'Orphan Black'

Hollywood theft lawsuits are common, but not every day does one allege a television show about conspiracy and clones is itself essentially a clone born through no good.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Gwen Stefani in Talks to Join NBC's 'The Voice'

The No Doubt singer is in talks join the NBC competition series for season seven as a coach, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter .

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Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, No Doubt, The Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Attorney: Bryan Singer Accuser Will File More Hollywood Sex Abuse Suits Monday

The lawyer for the man suing X-Men director Bryan Singer in Hawaii for forcible sexual abuse of a minor said he will filing more lawsuits on behalf of plaintiff Michael Egan III against "Hollywood insiders" on Monday.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Action Movies

Hollywood Reporter

'Survivor' Winner Ethan Zohn Returns to Boston Marathon as Part of Universal Sports Team

Zohn was running the race last year when the bombs went off, and on Monday he will be part of the network's broadcast team acting as its social media correspondent at the emotional finish line.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Hollywood Reporter

$65 Million 'Fendi Casa' L.A. Estate Sold to Saudi Buyer

The 30,000-square-foot Holmby Hills home features a dentist's office and an operating room in addition to 19 bathrooms and a bowling alley.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, The Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Why Larry Flynt's Name Was Replaced on Hustler's Headquarters

"Flynt Publications" has been replaced by "LFP" atop the office building at the corner of Wilshire and La Cienega boulevards in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, LFP, Inc, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Los Angeles, CA, Douglas Emmett

Hollywood Reporter

First 'Jersey Boys' Trailer: Clint Eastwood Tells Story of The Four Seasons

Singing, success and squabbles take center stage in the film version of the Broadway musical, set to hit theaters in June.

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Related Topix: Oldies, The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli, Theater, Jersey Boys

Hollywood Reporter

From Mike Ovitz to Leonardo DiCaprio: A Wall Street Criminal Recalls His Hollywood Heyday

The real Wolf of Wall Street? Nah. Dana Giacchetto, now under investigation again, calls himself the "Lamb of Wall Street" as he breaks his long-held silence about BFF DiCaprio, shares details of his intimate relationship with Ovitz, and asserts he had nothing to do with the suicide of CAA superstar Jay Moloney.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sex Scandal, Medford, MA

Hollywood Reporter

New Media vs. Old Guard: Where the Industry's Power Players Eat, Shop and Work Out

They both have power, influence and money - but the haircuts are totally different.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, BuzzFeed, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

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