Listen to Karen O's First Song Off Her Solo LP... THE DAILY SWARM

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A solo LP from Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O is long overdue and, judging by her new song “Rapt,” Crush Songs is worth the wait. Via Brooklyn Vegan: “Rapt” is under two minutes of bedroom singer/songwriter stuff with no more than her roughly ….Read More Via:: THE DAILY SWARM

Watch: 10-Year-Old Adorably Shreds Slayer... THE DAILY SWARM

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This 10-year-old playing Slayer’s “War Ensemble” is shocking in multiple ways. First, she’s doing it on a real guitar; second, holy crap her little sister is adorable in a way that we can actually stomach. Via Death and Taxes: She’s playing it along to ….Read More Via:: THE DAILY SWARM

Diablo Cody Writing The Barbie Movie Empire Magazine

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Plus possible first glimpse of He-Man’s Battle Cat Last year, the improbably-proportioned doll Barbie and her parent company Mattel suffered an embarrassing PR gaff with a storybook about a computer engineer Barbie who needed the men in her office to do her coding for her. With the resultant ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Europe’s Top TV Network RTL Group Keeps Revenue Stable, Buoyed by German Biz Variety – Music

LONDON — Europe’s top entertainment business, RTL Group, kept revenue stable in 2014 at €5.81 billion ($6.42 billion), the company reported Thursday. EBITA was steady too, at €1.15 billion ($1.27 billion), buoyed by a profit hike at its German operations, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. Higher revenue from Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Netflix Picks Up International Rights to Supernatural Thriller ‘The Returned’ Variety – Music

LONDON — Netflix has acquired international rights from FremantleMedia Intl. to supernatural thriller “The Returned,” which is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (“Lost,” “Bates Motel”) and Raelle Tucker (“True Blood”). The series will launch in all territories outside of the U.S. and Canada on March 10. More to follow. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Netflix Inks Global Deal with FremantleMedia for Supernatural Thriller ‘The Returned’ Variety – Music

LONDON — Netflix has struck a global deal with FremantleMedia Intl. on supernatural thriller “The Returned,” which is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (“Lost,” “Bates Motel”) and Raelle Tucker (“True Blood”). The series, which premieres in the U.S. on A&E on March 9, will launch exclusively on Netflix in all ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Lionsgate Creating Movie From Dust Empire Magazine

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Dodgeball’s Rawson Marshall Thurber To Direct Best known for comedies like Dodgeball and We’re The Millers, writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber is taking a rather different direction for a future project. He’s developing a movie based on the board game and graphic novel Dust, which has just found a ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE