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July 13, 2018 - 4:26 pm
By JAKE COYLE , AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com on Friday, Johansson says she's withdrawing from the project "in light of recent ethical questions...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and...
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June 13, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam announced today that the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hugely successful Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, will film for several weeks in the Alexandria area this summer. The next Wonder Woman feature film brings critically acclaimed...
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June 13, 2018 - 11:31 am
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor...
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May 26, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop...
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May 03, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 2,000 pieces of movie memorabilia including costumes and props used by James Dean and the lightsaber wielded by Obi-Wan Kenboi in "Star Wars" are headed to the auction block. The auction house Profiles in History announced Thursday that the items, which include a...
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April 29, 2018 - 12:15 pm
By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A few dozen superheroes lifted "Avengers: Infinity War" to a record $250 million in ticket sales over the weekend, narrowly surpassing "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" for the highest opening weekend of all-time. According to Disney's estimates Sunday,...
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April 27, 2018 - 2:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - MoviePass, a startup that lets customers watch a movie a day at theaters for just $10 a month, is limiting new customers to just four movies a month. The move comes as the sustainability of MoviePass' business model comes into question. Because MoviePass is paying most theaters...
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