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  • Paramount announces full 2014-15 season

    Paramount announces full 2014-15 season
    The Paramount Theatre in Aurora announced its full 2014-15 season on Wednesday. It begins in August (22) with the  “Happy Together Tour,” a music line-up including The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night, Mark...
  • Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale

    Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale
    NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark. Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...
  • Religious tide turns against 'Noah'

     Religious tide turns against 'Noah'
    Whenever Hollywood makes a movie from a well-loved story or saga — Batman, Tolkien, "50 Shades of Grey" — there's usually a period of ... well ... let's call it adjustment, along with a "spirited" give-and-take among fans over such things as...
  • China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'

    China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'
    When Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises were finishing up "Noah," they looked to an unusual market to release the $130-million biblical epic: China. Paramount has enjoyed tremendous success in the world's most populous nation, with...
  • MGM's Ken Schapiro Departing Chief Strategic Officer Post

    Ken Schapiro, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's chief strategic officer, will be departing the company at the end of this month. Chairman and CEO Gary Barber made the announcement Thursday. "I am fully supportive of Ken's decision," Barber said. "He has done an...
  • 'Transformers' to Smash Box Office Record in China, Viacom Chief Predicts

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will take China by storm, Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman predicted Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. "It's going to be huge and will probably set a box office record in China," the...
  • Heavy Metal, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures to Adapt 'Rat Queens' (EXCLUSIVE)

    After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series. The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...
  • Prosecutor Seeks Time For Top Mediaset Management in Mediatrade Case

    ROME - A Milan prosecutor has requested a three year and two months jail sentence for Mediaset Vice Chairman Pier Silvio Berlusconi (pictured), who is Silvio Berlusconi's son, in a long-gestating tax fraud case pertaining to the top commercial Italian...
  • Paramount Turns to Uber for 'Transformers' Promotion Pick Up

    Paramount Pictures and Western Star trucks are partnering with carpool service Uber to promote "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Starting today in Dallas, "Transformers" fans and Uber users will have the opportunity to request a ride form the film's...
  • Zombies in Happy Valley? Just another film shoot in Santa Clarita

     Zombies in Happy Valley? Just another film shoot in Santa Clarita
    A group of Boy Scouts huddled behind a Humvee on a quiet residential street. They had just returned from a camping trip to find that their suburban community had been overtaken — by the walking dead. As they quietly crossed the street into one...
  • Wily Indies Succeed on Digital Channels Where Majors Struggle

    It's the TV equivalent of undeveloped beachfront property, but so far only a handful of ritzy hotels have sprung up. The recent decision by the ABC owned stations group to pull the plug on its Live Well Network in January shows how little progress has...
  • 'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker

    'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker
    Before "Transformers 4" pounds into cinemas next week (sorry, "Transformers: Age of Extinction"), let us take a moment to step back and consider a much smaller, 25-minute film from Chicago-based critic Kevin B. Lee called "Transformers: The Premake,"...