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Netflix To Have 700 Original Films & Shows

  Netflix will reportedly have in the neighborhood a total of 700 original TV shows and movies on the service this year. Speaking Tuesday at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Netflix CFO David Wells says the streaming giant, which is spending upwards of $8 billion on content …

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Lionsgate Keen To Be Sold Off

  In recent earnings calls and conferences, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns have reportedly made it clear that the studio isn’t just willing but eager to sell its film and television studio. Tuna Amobi, director and senior equity analyst at CFRA Research, says: “Now more than …

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“SHIELD” Finale Designed To End The Series

  Marvel’s “Agents of SHIELD” showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurisa Tancharoen have revealed that they have designed the upcoming fifth season finale episode of their ABC series as a potential series finale. Talking with TV Line, Whedon and Tancharoen sat they’re in the process of writing the episode right now …

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Martin & Short Doing A Netflix Comedy Special

  Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short have announced they will be releasing a comedy special on Netflix titled “Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life”. Martin and Short filmed the special at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina while …

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R.I.P. 007 & “Alfie” Director Lewis Gilbert

  Prolific British director, producer and screenwriter Lewis Gilbert has died at the age of 97. Gilbert will probably best be remembered for iconic British comedies with serious life lessons such as the Michael Caine classic “Alfie,” the Pauline Collins-led “Shirley Valentine,” and the beloved “Educating Rita”. He also helmed …

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Shyamalan To Produce Apple Thriller Series

  Apple has given a straight-to-series order to a psychological thriller series from writer Tony Basgallop (“Berlin Station,” “Hotel Babylon,” “24: Legacy”) which has M. Night Shyamalan onboard to executive produce. The half-hour series has received a ten-episode order, with Shyamalan set to direct the first episode. Specifics of the …

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Trailer: Adam Sandler In Netflix’s “The Week Of”

  Netflix has released the official trailer for their latest Adam Sandler original comedy feature “The Week Of” which sees him re-teaming with his “Grown Ups” co-star Chris Rock. Sandler plays a devoted, middle class father determined to pay for his daughter’s wedding despite the prodding of the wealthier father …

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“The Rocketeer” Becomes A Disney Jr. Series

  Disney Junior has announced the start of production on “The Rocketeer,” a new animated adventure TV series based on the popular comic book and celebrated early 1990s live-action film. The new take follows Kit, a young girl who receives a surprise package on her birthday revealing she’s next in …

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“Shazam” Costume Spotted… From The Back?

  A Reddit poster has posted what appears to be the first look at Zachary Levi shooting a scene for the Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films “Shazam” movie in full costume. However the actor is facing away from the camera for the shot so it’s not fully confirmed if …

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“Walking Dead” Ratings Slide With Return

  When you’re the unarguable king of TV series in terms of ratings, there’s only one direction for those ratings to go ultimately – down. Without question, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” hit its peak in terms of audience around its fifth or sixth season with the ratings for the show’s …

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“I Am Paul Walker” Doco Set For 2018

  Paramount Network has announced plans for “I Am Paul Walker,” a feature documentary about the life of the beloved “Fast and Furious” and “Into the Blue” star. Adrian Buitenhuis, who helmed “I Am Heath Ledger,” will direct this similar retrospective piece which will feature interviews with many of Walker’s …

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“Star Wars Rebels” Series Finale Trailer

  Disney has released a new trailer for ‘Family Reunion – and Farewell’, the upcoming series finale episode of their animated series “Star Wars Rebels” airing Monday, March 5th on Disney XD. The final season has seen The Ghost crew joining the growing Rebel Alliance, struggling to unite against the …

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Fox Plans “Silver Surfer” & More “X-Men” Films

  Though the common belief has been that the merger of Disney and 20th Century Fox means the latter has slowed down the development of their “X-Men” films, Heat Vision has a new report that indicates the opposite is true. In fact, Fox is now reportedly developing more Marvel-related projects …

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Queen Latifah Joins “Hope’s Wish”

  Queen Latifah is set to star in the inspirational true-life drama “Hope’s Wish” at Alcon Entertainment, Walden Media and Warner Bros. Pictures. The true story tale is based on Hope Stout, a precocious twelve-year-old girl diagnosed with a life-threatening disease who sets out on a mission to fund the …

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Fuqua Once Again Could Direct “Scarface”

  After exiting the project last year, filmmaker Antoine Fuqua looks to be back in discussions to helm the “Scarface” remake at Universal Pictures. Fuqua previously bowed out over scheduling conflicts with the filming on “The Equalizer” sequel, with the studio then turning to David Ayer. Ayer then ended up …