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Denzel Washington In Talks To Join The Magnificent Seven Remake

5th June 2014

Actor Denzel Washington is reportedly in talks to re-team with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua on The Magnificent Seven remake.Tom Cruise originally signed on to appear alongside Matt Damon as one of the gang...

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Raymond Wagner Dies At 88

11th April 2014

Veteran Hollywood producer and studio executive Raymond Wagner has died at the age of 88.He passed away from natural causes on 12 March (14), but his family only announced the news on Thursday (10Apr14)....

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Considered For Bond Villain Role - Report

5th April 2014

12 Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor has reportedly become a frontrunner to play the Bond villain in the next 007 blockbuster.Sources tell trade paper Variety that Mgm and Sony executives are considering casting the...

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The Simpsons Director To Take On Pink Panther Project

1st April 2014

The Pink Panther is heading to the big screen for The Simpsons director David Silverman's upcoming live-action movie.Mgm executives are hoping to turn the animated cool cat into a hit new film franchise. The...

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Mischa Barton To Star In Jean Harlow Biopic

16th January 2014

Actress Mischa Barton has been cast as Jean Harlow in upcoming biopic By Love Reclaimed.The former The Oc star will portray the legendary actress in a film of her life, which will include the infamous...

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Breakfast At Tiffany's Producer Richard Shepherd Dead At 86

16th January 2014

Richard Shepherd, the movie mogul behind classic films Breakfast At Tiffany's and The Fugitive Kind, has died, aged 86.The former head of production at Warner Bros. and Mgm, Shepherd also founded The Artists Agency....

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Tom Cruise Drops Out Of The Magnificent Seven Remake - Report

27th December 2013

Actor Tom Cruise has dropped out of a planned remake of The Magnificent Seven due to scheduling conflicts, according to a report.The Mission: Impossible star signed on in 2012 to appear alongside Matt Damon as...

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Gene Kelly's Singin' In The Rain Suit Up For Sale

3rd December 2013

The grey wool suit Gene Kelly was wearing as he splashed through puddles during his Singin' In The Rain dance routine is expected to fetch over $20,000 (£13,000) when it goes under the hammer at...

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Iconic James Bond Villain Cleared For Reappearance

19th November 2013

One of James Bond's most iconic villains may be set to make a return after producers settled a long-running legal dispute over the character.Ernst Stavro Blofeld, along with his white cat and dreams of world...

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The Addams Family Creeping Back To The Big Screen

1st November 2013

Creepy clan The Addams Family are set to rise again in a new animated movie.Created by Charles Addams for a U.S. magazine cartoon strip in 1938, the Gothic bunch appeared on the big screen in...

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Sam Moore Loses Court Appeal Against Soul Men Film

31st October 2013

Soul music legend Sam Moore has lost his latest appeal in his trademark battle against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein over 2008 film Soul Men.The former Sam & Dave star, who is widely known as 'The...

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Dj Steve Aoki Creates New Winter Clothing Line

15th October 2013

Top Dj and electronic dance music guru Steve Aoki has created a new line of skate and snowboard apparel for designer Shaun Neff's brand.The Neff x Aoki collection includes six unique co-branded T-shirts and a...

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Country Music Star Marvin Rainwater Dies

23rd September 2013

Country music star Marvin Rainwater has died, aged 88.The singer passed away on 17 September (13) after a short illness. Rainwater began his career in the 1950s after he signed a recording contract with...

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Boxing Rakes In Dollars From "The Gambling Demo"

20th September 2013

oxing may no longer be the big draw it once was on broadcast television, but on pay-per-view TV, it remains a big moneymaker. For proof of that observation, look no further than last weekend's telecast...

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Wizard Of Oz Set For Imax 3d Screenings

28th August 2013

It cost about $2.8 million dollars to produce MGM's The Wizard of Oz back in 1939 -- a huge budget for its day. But Warner Bros., which now owns the rights to the movie, is...

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Mgm Revenue Soars 164 Percent

15th August 2013

The long-suffering MGM film studio on Wednesday reported that its revenue shot up 164 percent in its fiscal second quarter to $339 million. Although profit was down 16 percent in the quarter from 2012, the...

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Loeb Expands Media Stakes -- Buys 1.8 Million Disney Shares

15th August 2013

Activist investor Daniel Loeb, who has been urging Sony to spin off some of its entertainment holdings and use the receipts to bolster its electronics business, may now play a role in effecting changes at...

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Rosemarie Dewitt To Tackle Poltergeist

24th July 2013

Rosemarie Dewitt has reportedly signed up to tackle a Poltergeist in Sam Raimi's remake of the original 1982 horror.Plans to reboot the film have been in the works for several years, but the project was...

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Actress Gloria O'connor Dead At 84

7th June 2013

Actress Gloria O'connor has died at her home in Thousand Oaks, California. She was 84.The Small Town Girl star passed away of natural causes on Tuesday (04Jun13). An Mgm contract star in the 1950s,...

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Swimmer-turned-actress Esther Williams Dies At 91

6th June 2013

Hollywood water baby Esther Williams has died in Beverly Hills at the age of 91.The teenage swimming champion, who became the star of a series Mgm movie extravaganzas, died on Thursday (06Jun13). For a...

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Wizard Of Oz Undergoing Digital Wizardry

5th June 2013

Warner Bros. has big plans for the 75th anniversary of the MGM classic Wizard of Oz -- big as an IMAX screen, it turns out. The studio said on Tuesday that the film is being...

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The Longest Day Star Steve Forrest Dead At 87

23rd May 2013

The Longest Day and Spies Like Us star Steve Forrest has died, aged 87.The actor, who also played Lt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson in 1970s Tv action series S.W.A.T., passed away on 18 May (13)....

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G.i. Joe Writers Say Studio Stole Their Ideas

7th May 2013

Two writers who received screen credit on the first G.I. Joe movie, Rise of the Cobra, have filed a lawsuit against the makers of the sequel, Retaliation, claiming that Paramount, MGM and Di Bonaventura Pictures...

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Deanna Durbin Dies

1st May 2013

Veteran Canadian actress/singer Deanna Durbin has died at the age of 91.The star's son, Peter H. David, confirmed to the Deanna Durbin Society she passed away "a few days ago", the fan club announced on...

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Christmas Blockbusters Dominate Home Video Charts

28th March 2013

Three blockbuster movies that arrived in theaters around the Christmas holiday period hit the video counters last week and quickly became best sellers. Topping the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart was Warner Bros./New Line's...

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Movie Mogul Robert Relyea Dead At 82

18th March 2013

Veteran movie producer Robert Relyea has died, aged 82.The former Mgm/United Artists president began life as a crew member and went on to work with big screen greats Steve MCQueen and John Wayne and directors...

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Producer Robert E. Relyea Dies

9th March 2013

Veteran film producer Robert E. Relyea has died at the age of 82.The moviemaker passed away on Tuesday (05Mar13), according to Deadline.com. No further information about his death was available as Wenn went to press....

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Tiesto Announces 20-Month Las Vegas Residency

28th February 2013

Top Dj Tiesto has announced a 20-month residency at the Mgm Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.The Dutch beatmaker insists he won't be making summer pilgrimages to the world's dance music meccas, like Ibiza and the...

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Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck To Host Fantasy Camp

28th February 2013

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson and guitar great Jeff Beck are to front a Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas in April (13).The musical heavyweights will offer up songwriting and performance tips at...

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Warner's Manufactured-on-demand Films Going Online

13th February 2013

The Warner Archive Collection is a library of films and classic TV shows from Warner Bros.' catalog that are not popular enough to be mass produced but can be manufactured on demand (MOD) for individual...

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