Posts Tagged ‘news’

‘Expendables 3’ Illegally Downloaded 5 Million Times, But Still Isn’t Top Hit for Pirates

August 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Pirates have voted on “The Expendables 3″ with their clicks — and it turns out the Sylvester Stallone-starrer hasn’t been astoundingly popular among digital thieves, relatively speaking. As of Sunday, 5.12 million people worldwide had pirated “Expendables 3” since a high-quality copy hit torrent-sharing sites July 23, according to piracy-tracking firm Excipio. That likely contributed to the... Read more

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FCC Extends Deadline for Net Neutrality Reply Comments

August 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Federal Communications Commission has added a few more days for interested parties to weigh in on the 1.1-plus million comments that have already been filed regarding the agency’s proposal for new net-neutrality rules governing Internet providers. Previously, the FCC’s deadline for reply comments was Sept. 10; it has now moved the deadline to Monday, Sept. 15,... Read more

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China’s LeTV to raise $430 Million for Expansion

August 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Online video group pools investors for Internet and finance push

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Watch: Beyonce Sings a Nancy Sinatra Song in HBO’s ‘On the Run’ Special Teaser

August 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HBO didn’t just treat Beyonce and Jay Z fans to a supercut of clips from their On the Run tour — the new teaser for the HBO concert special of the couple’s tour features Beyonce channeling Nancy Sinatra. In the 50-second teaser, Jay Z is smoking a cigar while the songstress is on stage, bringing... Read more

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‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Tops Foreign Box Office After China Debut

August 17, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“How to Train Your Dragon 2″ soared to the top of the foreign box office charts this weekend, picking up $37.7 million from 28 markets. The DreamWorks Animation sequel was powered by a strong debut in China, where the picture picked up $25.9 million. Though “Dragon 2’s” $171 million domestic gross was lower than expected... Read more

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Pitbull ‘Fireball’ Official Video to Feature Jenna Marbles, Other Digital Stars (Exclusive)

August 17, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Rapper Pitbull is set for a digital mashup with Internet stars Jenna Marbles, Bart Baker and Brittany Furlan, who are slated to appear in the official video for his next single, “Fireball.” The video, shooting Sunday, Aug. 17, in L.A., will have the look of a 1950s Cuban dance club and also will feature Pitbull’s backup... Read more

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Creative Arts Emmys 2014: Winners And Nominees

August 17, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series (WINNER) Allison Janney, “Masters of Sex” Margo Martindale, “The Americans” Diana Rigg, ‘Game of Thrones” Kate Mara, “House of Cards” Jane Fonda, “The Newsroom” Kate Burton, “Scandal” SEE ALSO: ‘True Detective,’ ‘OITNB,’ Jimmy Fallon and Allison Janney Score at Creative Arts Emmys Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series... Read more

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‘True Detective,’ ‘OITNB,’ Jimmy Fallon and Allison Janney Score at Creative Arts Emmys

August 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“True Detective” and “Orange Is the New Black” emerged from Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards with key wins and momentum heading into next week’s Primetime Emmycast. “Saturday Night Live” led the field overall with five wins, including guest comedy actor for “Tonight Show’s” Jimmy Fallon for hosting last December. The same episode won the variety... Read more

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Watch: Robin Williams in ‘A Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ Clip

August 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Everyone’s favorite onscreen dad, Robin Williams, played a father and grandfather in “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas,” the last movie he filmed before his death. A new clip from the holiday comedy shows his character Mitch giving his grandson unconventional advice about what to leave for Santa Claus in lieu of milk and cookies. “I know... Read more

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Spanish-Language Telenovela ‘Camelia la Texana’ to Premiere on Netflix

August 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The hit Spanish-language telenovela “Camelia la Texana” will premiere exclusively on Netflix. Based on Los Tigres del Norte’s song “Contrabando y Traición,” the 70s-set drama follows a young, scorned woman from San Antonio (played by Mexican actress Sara Maldonado) who becomes the first queen of the drug cartels. The show was developed by Campanario Entertainment... Read more

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