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  • ABC Chief Paul Lee looks to broaden base with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    ABC Chief Paul Lee looks to broaden base with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    Coming off a disappointing TV season, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee is ratcheting up his "four quadrant" plan to boost the network's fortunes. In ABC lingo, that means fielding prime-time shows that appeal to women and men, young and old....
  • 'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot

    'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot
    Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel. The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
  • Marvel superheroes to become a traveling interactive attraction

    Marvel superheroes to become a traveling interactive attraction
    After its success with movies and products based on superheroes such as Iron Man and Thor, Marvel Entertainment has teamed with a Los Angeles start-up for a new traveling attraction based on the characters. Live entertainment company Hero Ventures is...
  • Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season

    Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season
    "R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
  • 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

     'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...
  • Netflix, Amazon drive up price for Hollywood content, conferees told

    Netflix, Amazon drive up price for Hollywood content, conferees told
    Neither Netflix nor Amazon were on stage, but the growing clout of these online video distributors was nonetheless felt at a San Francisco conference focused on the future of TV. As the rival services bid against one another for exclusive rights to...
  • 'Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle'

    'Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle'
    In the same week it makes its broadcast debut on PBS, this documentary looks at such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman from the perspective of their effects over the years on the public ... and, in some instances, even...
  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' generates $800 million in first-day sales

    'Grand Theft Auto V' generates $800 million in first-day sales
    "Grand Theft Auto V," the latest installment in Rockstar Games' hit video game series, reaped an eye-popping $800 million in worldwide retail sales on its first day of release Tuesday. The hotly anticipated game appears to have blown past the one-day...
  • Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership
    The spectacular 22-year partnership of Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to an end next year, signaling the Burbank company's changing priorities and how the shifting sands of the movie business are affecting A-list producers. The...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints Tom Sherak as L.A. film czar

    Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints Tom Sherak as L.A. film czar
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak to be his senior film advisor. Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will lead Garcetti’s efforts to support the...
  • Marvel vs. DC: Inside dope from the kings of comics

    Marvel vs. DC: Inside dope from the kings of comics
    Around this time last year during C2E2 — the busy, sprawling Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo held each spring at McCormick Place — we spoke with the heads of DC Comics and Marvel Entertainment. We told them that, because we're curious, we...