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  • Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal

    Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal
    For much of last year, Amy Pascal was under fire. The co-chair of Sony Pictures Entertainment presided over two of last year's big-budget bombs, "After Earth" and "White House Down." Her studio reported losses of $181 million for the summer months....
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Whiplash'

    Miles Teller drums his heart out -- and then some -- in writer-director Damien Chazelle's stellar career-starter, "Whiplash," which demolishes the cliches of the musical-prodigy genre, investing the traditionally polite stages and rehearsal studios of a...
  • David Fincher in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    After delivering the critical and box office smash "The Social Network," Sony has commissioned the Facebook drama's creative team for another high-profile techie-themed biopic, this time about Apple founder and tech pioneer Steve Jobs. Sources tell...
  • Aaron Sorkin, Marlee Matlin Honored at Inaugural NAD Breakthrough Awards

    The National Assn. of the Deaf's inaugural Breakthrough Awards honored Marlee Matlin, Aaron Sorkin and "Switched at Birth's" producer Lizzy Weiss in a gala Thursday at the Hollywood Roosevelt. The event celebrated those who have paved the way for deaf...
  • Sony Pictures buys movie rights to Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'

    Sony Pictures buys movie rights to Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Sony Pictures has obtained the rights to Sheryl Sandberg's bestseller “Lean In,” according to people with knowledge of the situation. Nell Scovell, a veteran television writer who helped Sandberg write the book, will pen the...
  • Emmy Awards live chat: The show, the surprises and more

    Emmy Awards live chat: The show, the surprises and more
    Did your favorite TV show win big at the Emmys on Sunday night? Or are you still grumbling about how those (expletive deleted) voters somehow overlooked (insert name of beloved actor here ... unless it's somebody from "Modern Family," in which case, we'...
  • Will 'SNL' be the latest to fall into the 'token syndrome'?

    Will 'SNL' be the latest to fall into the 'token syndrome'?
    "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels and NBC are trumpeting their commitment to diversity as they search for a black female cast member, responding to an uproar over the historic lack of African American females on the veteran sketch comedy show....
  • Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical

    Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical
    First writer Aaron Sorkin left the project. Now its star, Hugh Jackman, has also departed. The long-planned stage musical based on the life of Harry Houdini has lost its leading man, with Jackman withdrawing from the role. The Australian actor has cited...
  • Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'

    Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'
    When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die. "You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...
  • With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW

    With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW
    It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
  • Critic's Notebook: Lena Dunham grows up, and so does 'Girls'

    From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator. Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
  • The Newsroom recap: “Election Night, Part 1″

     
    In “Election Night, Part 1,” the penultimate episode of Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, it is, indeed, election night 2012, the culmination of two largely wasted years of presidential campaigning, with Barack Obama soon to hand Mitt Romney his...