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  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • 'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach

    'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach
    South Florida is going on a ride along. "Ride Along 2," the sequel to the 2014 Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy cop movie, is filming this week on Fort Lauderdale beach, giving residents and tourists alike front-row seats to the action. Many watched,...
  • Los Angeles Sees 33.7% Surge in 2nd Quarter TV Production

    A shift in the timing of TV production -- with more early summer premieres -- has led to a 33.7% surge in second-quarter TV activity in the Los Angeles region, according to a report by the FilmL.A. agency. The report showed 5,761 permitted days of TV...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Issue Statement: 'This Was Not a Crime'

    Through their attorneys, "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller and Jody Savin issued a public statement in which they call the Feb. 22 train accident that killed Sarah Jones a "horrible tragedy and horrific accident" but say that they did not...
  • Tykwer's Shingle Back in Durban With 'Veve'

    Tom Tykwer's Kenyan shingle One Fine Day Films is in Durban this week for the fourth time with "Veve," which has its world premiere July 20. A complex exploration of the trade in khat, a mildly narcotic crop grown in the East African nation, pic marks...
  • Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division

    Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division
    One of the most formidable personalities in the movie business, Harvey Weinstein, is looking to become a bigger force in the television world. Just seven months after announcing that it was making a more aggressive push into the television business,...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood

    Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood
    This post has been updated. See correction below. In the trailer for the current Screen Gems movie "Think Like a Man Too," actor Kevin Hart is shown dancing in his underwear and socks, sliding across the marble floor of the opulent Constantine villa...