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  • Zac Efron scuffle: an awkward moment for 'Neighbors'?

    Zac Efron scuffle: an awkward moment for 'Neighbors'?
    "That Awkward Moment" star Zac Efron had, ahem, one of those himself when he got into a scuffle with at least one homeless person early Sunday after he and a friend found themselves stranded in downtown Los Angeles. No arrests were made, but the...
  • 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Finally Gets Love at Location Managers Awards

    Spurned and ignored during the lengthy awards season that ended with the Oscars, Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (above) finally scored a big win as outstanding location feature at the first annual Location Managers Guild of America awards...
  • 'Godzilla' Stomping Toward $60 Million Debut In the U.S.

    Legendary and Warner Bros.' monster tentpole "Godzilla" looks to take a significant bite out of the box office next month with a potential $60 million-plus opening domestically, according to early insider estimates. Some observers say Gareth Edwards'...
  • SXSW crash: 3rd person, Mississippi woman, dies from injuries

    HOUSTON--A third person injured in last week's South by Southwest crash has died. Sandy Thuy Le, 26, had been treated at University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin, where relatives announced her death Monday. “The Le family and care team...
  • Elijah Wood-Sasha Grey's South by Southwest Thriller Gets U.S. Distribution

    Cinedigm has acquired U.S . distribution rights to the thriller "Open Windows," starring Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey. The film, which has its world premiere last month at South by Southwest, is directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Cinedigm is planning a...
  • Aaron Paul's 'Hellion' Heading for Cannes

    VMI Worldwide has acquired Aaron Paul's drama "Hellion" for all international territories and will introduce the movie during the Cannes Film Market. Directed by Kat Candler, "Hellion" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and played at South by...
  • Patagonia's new line of activism is documentary 'DamNation'

    Patagonia's new line of activism is documentary 'DamNation'
    Patagonia is famous for its high-end outdoor gear, selling its 3-in-1 River Salt Jacket for $549 and a Special Edition Diamond Quilt Snap-T Pullover for $199. In the coming weeks, the luxe retailer will begin stocking a very different item on its shelves:...
  • WWE Studios Finally Finds its Footing in Hollywood

    For a decade, WWE has wrestled with the kind of movies it wants to make, shifting from actioners and horror fare headlined by wrestlers John Cena, Kane and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to silly comedies and treacly dramas that seemed more at home on the...
  • Wild Mix of Tribute Bands, DJs and Rappers Vie for Slice of Music Biz Pie

    To the outsider, the music business has always seemed not only cool, but downright surreal. In film and TV, for example, stars still have to act, but in the music world, the hottest acts don't always sing. And some of the big names that fans are lining up...
  • Bronze Radio Return Keeping A Full Plate Of Festival Gigs

    Bronze Radio Return Keeping A Full Plate Of Festival Gigs
    AUSTIN, TEXAS — South By Southwest was once the music equivalent of Schwab's Drugstore. It was the place where fledgling recording artists were discovered. But much has changed over recent years in a fractured, mercurial industry. The music...
  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
  • Radius-TWC, Blumhouse Partner on SXSW 'Creep,' Plan Trilogy

    The Weinstein Brothers' Radius-TWC is partnering with the Duplass Brothers and Blumhouse Prods. on a "Creep" trilogy, a month after the film's SXSW premiere. Mark Duplass ("Safety Not Guaranteed") stars in and co-wrote the psychological thriller "Creep"...