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  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Scandal' Top Thursday; 'Surviving Jack' Steady for Fox

    CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" and ABC's "Scandal" remained the hottest shows on Thursday this week, ranking as the top draws among young adults as the nets tied for the demo lead. ABC helped its cause by airing a special "Shark Tank" leading off the night....
  • Harrison Ford 'Curious and Excited' About Possibility of 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Though eyes have been on Harrison Ford lately with "Star Wars: Episode VII" news, he's got his eye on a "Blade Runner" sequel -- at least, that's what he told Redditors during his Ask Me Anything on Sunday. When asked how he felt about a sequel to Ridley...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams announces fan contest for 'Episode VII'

    'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams announces fan contest for 'Episode VII'
    One lucky "Star Wars" fan will have the chance to travel to a galaxy far, far away to appear in "Episode VII," J.J. Abrams' reboot of the classic space opera franchise. In a video from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" in Abu Dhabi, Abrams announced...
  • Climbing the Hollywood ladder, one coffee or script delivery at a time

     Climbing the Hollywood ladder, one coffee or script delivery at a time
    Just before midnight, as 25-year-old JP Erickson was getting ready to go to bed, his phone buzzed. "Are you available tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.?" The text was from the production coordinator of a low-budget movie offering a day's work as an unpaid...
  • 'Star Wars' spinoff enlists 'Godzilla' director Gareth Edwards

    'Star Wars' spinoff enlists 'Godzilla' director Gareth Edwards
    The Force is strong with Gareth Edwards. The "Godzilla" director has been hired to helm a "Star Wars" spinoff, the first of multiple standalone movies planned in addition to the core saga, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Thursday. Gary Whitta ("The...
  • 'Godzilla's' Gareth Edwards to Direct 'Star Wars' Spinoff

    "Godzilla" director Gareth Edwards has been tapped to direct Lucasfilm's first standalone "Star Wars" film -- not related to the next planned trilogy -- that Disney has dated for release on Dec. 16, 2016. Gary Whitta ("The Book of Eli") will write the...
  • Apple, Google, others agree to $324.5 million settlement in wage case

    The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million. The...