Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz-Starrer ’Escobar’ Closes Slew of Major Territory Pre-Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

BARCELONA — Nu Image has closed a raft of pre-sales on Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz starrer “Escobar,” which is scheduled to go into production on Oct. 24, directed by Spain’s Fernando León de Aranoa, whose credits include 2002’s San Sebastian Golden Seashell-winner “Mondays in the Sun,” which won Bardem a best actor Spanish Academy… Read more »

Starline Seals TV Deals in U.K., Germany, Spain for Jonas Kaufmann Concert Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Starline Entertainment has closed a raft of international television and VOD deals for “Jonas Kaufmann: An Evening with Puccini,” a concert event film produced by Arts Alliance that played in cinemas worldwide earlier this year. Sky has taken U.K. broadcast rights for the La Scala opera production featuring the acclaimed singer, with Sky Arts additionally… Read more »

The Presidential Debate: In Conversation, Donald Trump’s Strategy Falls Apart

Monday night’s presidential debate seemed to boil down to just talking. Not what the politicians were talking about, though that is of course important; but instead how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton conducted a conversation — with each other, with their moderator Lester Holt, and with the viewing public. In terms of conversational skills, last… Read more »

Cumberbatch: Stephen Strange Will Be Joining Iron Man, The Vision, Scarlet Witch And Thor!!

Cumberbatch: Stephen Strange Will Be Joining Iron Man, The Vision, Scarlet Witch And Thor In AVENGERS III!!

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While promoting “Doctor Strange,” Benedict Cumberbatch told Empire Magazine of the “logistical challenge of aligning his schedule with those of Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany.”
“To get us all together will be quite something,” allowed Cumberbatch. “That’s why this character is being introduced, to open up the next chapter.”
“Doctor Strange” hits cinemas Nov. 4. “Avengers: Infinity War,” said to bring together Star-Lord with The Winter Soldier, arrives May 8, 2018.
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Legal Threats Have Absolutely No Impact on Music Piracy, Study Finds

Nearly two decades of legal threats and lawsuits have had little impact on music piracy, a new study finds.  Instead, the companies the industry hates — YouTube, SoundCloud, and Spotify — have done the most to save the music business.  So why didn’t all those lawsuits work? As the music industry pops the champagne on its best […]

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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Looked Un-Prepared At Debate, Hillary Clinton Looked “Like Preparation H”

Stephen Colbert began tonight’s live Late Show watching the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton debate with the ghost of Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln confessed he called his opponent Stephen Douglas’s mother a “short-legged  a donkey fondler” in the Great Debate of ’58. Lincoln is mortified to learn the country’s first black POTUS is a Democrat, and warns Colbert not to head to the theater for his show because “it’s a trap,” marking Late Show’s first assassination…

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6 Most Memorable Moments in the Clinton-Trump Debate

Donald Trump dominated even a two-person debate — but that is not necessarily a good thing for him. Hillary Clinton put him on defensive, often looking pleased with herself for bringing up his inheritance and an early ’70s discrimination lawsuit. Was she smug? Maybe. But while she grinned, he looked perturbed. He was at his… Read more »