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  • Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' casts a wide net of spectacle and family

    Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' casts a wide net of spectacle and family
    In Ridley Scott's lavish new 3-D epic, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," rivers run with blood, ancient seas part with tsunami force, and Christian Bale delivers a portrait of Moses as a passionate, hot-tempered holy man who struggles with his relationship to...
  • Live Nation, Vice Media announce plans for music-themed platform

    Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Vice Media announced on Wednesday the launch of a new music-themed video service for mobile phones, Internet and TV. The platform, which will begin rolling out in 2015, will feature original artist-driven content, live...
  • DreamWorks Animation in deal talks with Hasbro

    DreamWorks Animation is in talks to sell the company to toy giant Hasbro Inc., said a person familiar with the negotiations. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies has been in  discussions to combine operations...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • Fox's Newman and Walden one of Hollywood's most lucrative partnerships

    Fox's Newman and Walden one of Hollywood's most lucrative partnerships
    Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this. Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
  • Rupert Murdoch defends cast selection for 'Exodus' movie

    Rupert Murdoch defends cast selection for 'Exodus' movie
    LOS ANGELES - 21st Century Fox CEO and media mogul Rupert Murdoch is defending the Anglo-led cast of the upcoming Biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Murdoch, whose 21st Century Fox owns 20th Century Fox, the studio producing "Exodus," took to...
  • Wall Street talks, companies respond -- by axing thousands of jobs

    Today's Times business page has a grim cast to it, related to reports of thousands of layoffs provoked not by a bad business climate but by Wall Street investors dissatisfied with their income.  If you're looking for a mockery of the image of wealthy...
  • As Midterms Approach, Showbiz Figures Try to Focus Voters on Gun Laws

    While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence. The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...
  • In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters

    In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters
    The midterm, low-turnout, national elections of early November have given way to a season in which the political froth can't be contained in its own moonshine jug. We are two Sundays removed from a vote that will ultimately decide who will become...
  • Former WSJ exec to head Tribune sales efforts

    Former WSJ exec to head Tribune sales efforts
    Tribune Publishing has named veteran media sales executive Michael Rooney to the newly created position of chief revenue officer, the company announced Monday. Rooney, who most recently served as chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal, will...
  • Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates

    Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates
    Time Warner beat Wall Street estimates of its third-quarter earnings, providing support for the company's strategy to remain independent by fending off Rupert Murdoch's advances last summer. Despite a weaker performance for Warner Bros. at the box...