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2 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Chinese Film's Box-Office Performance Boosted by Viral Pop Song

The comedy, which has made $30 million so far, is benefiting hugely from the Chopsticks Brothers' hit song "Little Apple" that is spreading like wildfire on Chinese social media.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

South Korean Period Actioner 'Kundo' Records Biggest Opening of Year

South Korean period actioner Kundo: Age of the Rampant had a record opening in the local box office, hauling in over $23.7 million in the first five days of its release.

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Related Topix: Transformers, Activision, High Moon Studios, Video Games, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Cashing In on New Jersey Club Life

In 2007, a real estate company that focused primarily on office buildings in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood made a move into the entertainment business by buying a historic New Jersey movie house with plans to convert it into a concert hall.

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Hollywood Reporter

'El Mariachi' Actor Peter Marquardt Dies at 50

He got the part of the drug lord Moco in the 1992 film thanks to a chance meeting with writer-director Robert Rodriguez when they were bunkmates at a medical research facility.

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Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Supernatural' Boss Calls 200th Episode 'Love Letter to the Fans'

The season-nine finale saw Dean Winchester turned into a demon and the consequences of that change up in the air.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Jensen Ackles

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Stephen Colbert Kicks Off 'Hobbit' Panel

It was hard to gauge what had a bigger impact on fans: Stephen Colbert coming out in Middle Earth costume to moderate The Hobbit panel or Warner Bros.

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Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, J.R.R. Tolkien, Vocal

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Corey Stoll's 'Ant-Man' Villain

Corey Stoll 's villain for the film was unveiled -- it's Darren Cross, Yellowjacket.

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Related Topix: Evangeline Lilly

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Opening Scene Revealed

Frank Miller, Robert Rodriquez, Josh Brolin, Jessica Alba and Rosario Dawson teased the Hall H crowd with hints about the sequel.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Gotham' Launches Fan Poster and Trailer Contests

Ahead of Saturday's Warner Bros. TV/DC Entertainment extravaganza at Comic-Con, Fox is making a big splash with a new Gotham campaign.

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Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Street Fighter' Sequel Announced

At Comic-Con Friday, the team behind Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist announced plans to move forward with the video game adaptation sequel, Street Fighter: World Warrior.

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Hollywood Reporter

Box Office: 'Lucy' Wows With $17.1M Friday; 'Hercules' Distant No. 2

"Lucy" is now expected to gross a fantastic $45.2 million for the weekend; Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" and "A Most Wanted Man" open in select markets.

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, A Most Wanted Man, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, And So It Goes

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Creator's 'Outcast' Gets Pilot Order at Cinemax

Cinemax landed Outcast after a multiple-network bidding war in November, handing out a script commitment with a large penalty attached.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

LA Observed

Joe Flint leaving LA Times to cover TV for the Wall Street Journal

Entertainment industry reporter Joe Flint is going back to the Wall Street Journal to cover television based in the Los Angeles bureau.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: 'Sleepy Hollow' Stars Promise 'Malevolent' Season 2

Sleepy Hollow left its heroes in perilous positions in season one. Abbie is in purgatory and Ichabod in a casket.

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Related Topix: Nicole Beharie

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Sam Raimi Plans 'Evil Dead' TV Series, 'Last of Us' Film

The "Spider-Man" director is going back to his roots for a TV series, while also developing Sony's hit video game into a feature - possibly with a "Game of Thrones" actress in tow.

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Related Topix: Spider-Man, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Activision, Beenox, Video Games, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Cyanide Studios, Atlus Co.

Hollywood Reporter

Fox News' Gregg Jarrett Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Following Airport Arrest

A Fox News weekend anchor pleaded guilty Friday to disorderly conduct following a May arrest at the Minneapolis-St.

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Deadline

Actors Fund Connects Thousands Of Low-Income Pros With Obamacare

Obamacare has been a blockbuster success in the entertainment industry, and the Actors Fund has played a vital role in helping thousands of low-income actors, writers and other industry professionals obtain low-cost health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, California

FansShare

Amy Winehouse speaks to her father from beyond the gravea

Showbiz and the entertainment industry is a very complicated thing and, while some people take to being famous in their stride, there are others who struggle to cope with the and soon get sucked into the evil temptations that comes with being a huge global star.

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Dallas Observer

Rhythmic Souls Gives Dallas a Taste of the Tap Dance Legends this Weekend

Shuffle, ball, change. Aaaaaand, dig! Those are the only tap dance words that stuck with me from the beginner adult class I took last fall.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Gene Kelly, Big-Band

GhanaWeb

High death rate recorded in Ghana's Showbiz Industry this year

It's quite sad to say this, but one important thing we all need to know is the fact that death is part of human life.

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