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  1. Alibaba could give Hollywood studios new pipeline into ChinaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... next week to visit the lots of major studios, including 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Paramount Pictures, for a series of sit-downs with high-level executives. One likely agenda item is Internet streaming of films and other ...


  2. Alibaba Eyes Hollywood: Investment Coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    New reports are saying that Alibaba CEO, Jack Ma, flush with cash just weeks after his company's blockbuster New York IPO, is headed to Hollywood to talk deals with the industry's top players. The reports focus mostly on the potential for new content purchasing deals as Alibaba looks for a spot in China's booming market for movies and online video.


  3. We admit: Anna Todd's After is pretty bad - here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | She Knows

    ... me want to move to a cabin in the woods because if After is getting picked up by Simon & Schuster (and Paramount Pictures), the apocalypse is upon us and fire will soon rain from the sky. I have nothing against Wattpad. Wattpad, for all appearances, ...


  4. Exuberant naked mob-dancing video and 'Dating Naked' lawsuit blur lines of decencyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    We've come a long way since the comedy classic "The Dick Van Dyke Show" aired in the 1960s. Now there's a VH-1 "reality" show called "Dating Naked," in which, as the title suggests, participants meet cute and romance one another while sporting their birthday suits.


  5. Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Adweek

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba executives are meeting with studio chiefs next week to get the rights to content to sell to Chinese consumers hungry for TV and movies from Hollywood, according to Bloomberg.


  6. Anna Todd's 'After' and 'Harry Styles' come to print and filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GalleyCat

    ... one chapter at a time, Todd racked up 1 billion reads online and gained avid fans worldwide. Last week, Paramount Pictures announced it had acquired screen rights, and this week, After was pubbed newly revised and expanded in a paperback from ...


  7. Afi Fest announces inaugural technology showcase eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Tossing its hat into the awards season ring, Paramount Pictures' The Gambler will have its world premiere on Nov. 10 as a gala screening at AFI Fest, the festival announced Monday. Directed by Rupert Wyatt from a screenplay by William Monahan , the f... AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, has announced its inaugural technology showcase, STATE OF THE ART - INNOVATION, STORYTELLING AND TECHNOLOGY, with curated and sponsored discussions.


  8. One Direction fan-fiction writer signs six-figure book dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NME

    ... making her name as a writer online, Todd quit her day job and began writing a chapter per day online. Paramount Pictures have already acquired the rights to the After series, no doubt keen to replicate EL James' success with 50 Shades Of Grey . ...


  9. China's Alibaba Reportedly Eyeing 37 Percent Stake in LionsgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... online content and possibly ownership stakes. The Alibaba billionaire has also met with Walt Disney, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Sony and Universal. Ma and Alibaba flush with cash after a record-breaking Alibaba stock listing in September ...


  10. Antonio Banderas Ups Production, Direction PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... family-skewing historical drama "Altamira," co-stars in Patricia's Reegen's "The 33," in post; appears in Paramount Pictures' The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water," and in Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups." As large questions remain about ...


  11. Why TV is Looking to the Big Screen For New IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... properties, while some studios and producers not already in the TV business see them as a key to entry. Paramount Pictures recently launched a TV division (the original Paramount TV was merged into CBS TV Studios) partly for this reason and ...


  12. Viacom: Underappreciated Media Networks, Good Buyback Program Make For Limited DownsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    Despite legitimate concerns, Viacom's present valuation offers the possibility of solid risk-adjusted returns. By my estimation, we should see 8%-14% CAGR over the next five years.


  13. NBCUniversal OKs $6.4M Settlement With Unpaid InternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    NBCUniversal has agreed to settle claims brought by former interns who claimed they were required to work without pay on shows such as "Saturday Night Live" in violation of labor laws. If approved, the $6.4 million settlement will pay the lead plaintiff, former "Saturday Night Live" intern Monet Eliastam, $10,000, according to The Hollywood Reporter .


  14. 'Interstellar' Featurette Focuses on the Real Science Behind the FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... onquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Matthew McConaughey stars in the film which Paramount Pictures releases on November 7th . For


  15. Harry Styles and Erin Foster More Than Friends? "They Are Casually Dating," Source SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | E! Online

    ... has generated one billion (!) reads online and is being called the next Fifty Shades of Grey . In fact, Paramount Pictures has just bought the screen rights to the book, and Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot have signed on to produce the movie. ...


  16. MLB puts resources into battle against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | New York Daily News

    ... Reinsdorf hoped to introduce to the commissioner were indeed big names in the City of Angels: former Paramount Pictures CEO Sherry Lansing; marketing and fund-raising guru Rusty Robertson; producer Laura Ziskin; Sue Schwartz, a founding partner of ...


  17. Alibaba's Ma Said Headed to Hollywood in Push for ContentRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Billionaire Jack Ma is stepping up his Hollywood dealmaking push, leading a team of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. executives meeting with studios to acquire online content, people with knowledge of the situation said. Alibaba founder Ma will meet in coming days with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Walt Disney Co., Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures, Time Warner Inc.'s Warner Bros., Sony Corp. and Comcast Corp.'s Universal, said the people, who asked not to be named because the talks are private.


  18. Alibaba's Jack Ma Reportedly Meeting With Hollywood Studios to Buy Online ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

    Alibaba chief Jack Ma is in Hollywood leading a team of executives meeting with studios to acquire online content, Bloomberg reported , citing people with knowledge of the situation. He is due to meet with Lionsgate, Walt Disney, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Sony and Universal, and will seek to give Alibaba the right to distribute U.S. movies and TV shows at home, or invest in studio stakes.


  19. Steve Carell to Lead Comedic Adaptation of the Serious Sci-Fi 'I.Q. 83'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    After starring in dumb comedies like Dinner for Schmucks, Evan Almighty and most recently Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good Very Long Title , it sounds like Steve Carell has the potential to star in a smart comedy about getting dumber. Deadline reports Paramount Pictures has hired Charlie Kaufman to do a page one rewrite of I.Q. 83 , an adaptation of the 1978 sci-fi novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog, being developed for Steve Carell to lead.


  20. One Direction Fan Fiction Author Calls Her Story 'Vanilla Fifty Shades of Grey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Billboard

    ... back and forth and up and down." The After series has generated one billion views online. It's no wonder Paramount Pictures recently bought the rights to the four-book franchise. I know what you're thinking: Billions of views? A book and movie deal? ...