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  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris. The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' takes off with $17 million Thursday

    Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" opened with $17 million in ticket sales from Thursday night showings, according to studio estimates.  That's down about 33% from the $25.25 million the franchise's second installment "The Hunger...
  • Ventana Sur Market Works to Fuel Indie Biz in Latin America, Europe

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Over the past decade, one of the biggest shifts in the international movie business has been the rise of local film industries. Latin America has proved the pacemaker in growth. Fueled by government subsidies, tax coin, TV...
  • Web-Video Startup Pluto TV Raises $13 Million from U.S. Venture Partners, UTA, Sky and Others

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Pluto TV, a startup whose service aggregates Internet video in a TV-like grid, has closed $13 million in Series A funding led by U.S. Venture Partners, with participation from UTA as well as existing investors Sky, Chicago...
  • Millard Ochs Steps in as Bill Ireton Quits Warner Japan

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bill Ireton, long-time head of Warner Bros. activities in Japan, is to step down in March next year. Another Warner veteran Millard Ochs, comes out of retirement and is appointed head of Japanese operations, starting next...
  • 'Alpha Mike Foxtrot' lays bare Wilco's ambitions — and its faults

    'Alpha Mike Foxtrot' lays bare Wilco's ambitions — and its faults
    There's a perfunctory, fan-service quality to any longtime band's collection of outtakes, rarities and live performances. Yet this four-disc peek behind the curtain of adventurous Chicago rock outfit Wilco fascinatingly lays bare the band's ambitions...
  • 'Interstellar' blasts past 'Penguins,' 'Turtles' at Chinese box office

    'Interstellar' blasts past 'Penguins,' 'Turtles' at Chinese box office
    “Interstellar” rocketed to the top of the Chinese box office last week, taking in nearly $44.2 million in its first five days in theaters. Christopher Nolan’s space epic opened last week and raced ahead of both “Penguins of...
  • Time Warner Quarterly Earnings Beat Wall Street Projections

    Time Warner third-quarter earnings beat Wall Street's estimates despite a weaker theatrical film slate and television advertising struggles. Revenue increased 3% to $6.24 billion versus $6.04 billion in the year-ago quarter, while earnings per share...
  • Jim Carrey on the long, strange 20-year trip to 'Dumb and Dumber To'

    In December 1994, when the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Dumb and Dumber" grossed $247 million worldwide and was quickly branded a cult classic, the idea of bringing dimwitted best friends Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) back for a...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' laughing its way to $40M weekend

    'Dumb and Dumber To' laughing its way to $40M weekend
    Harry and Lloyd are back. According to early estimates, Universal's "Dumb and Dumber To" is heading for a solid opening weekend of $36 million to $40 million at the U.S. box office. The PG-13 sequel, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, charged out...