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‘Escape From New York’ Is Getting A Remake

[credit provider=”Escape from New York screencap”] EXCLUSIVE: Joel Silver‘s Silver Pictures has joined forces with Studio Canal to build a new franchise with a retelling of Escape From New York.
‘Escape From New York’ Is Getting A Remake
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Ricky Gervais Will Unleash Original Content Exclusively On YouTube

[credit provider=”Frazer Harrison/Getty Images”] EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Gervais, scourge of the Golden Globes and creator of The Office, Extras and most recently Derek, has made a deal through Derek Productions to provide exclusive original content to the Ricky Gervais YouTube channel.That channel is part of the web hub’s original channels initiative […]
Ricky Gervais Will Unleash Original Content Exclusively On YouTube
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Comcast Is Calling Its Upcoming Streaming Event ‘The Biggest Catch-Up In TV History’

[credit provider=”YouTube/GameofThrones” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzI9v_B4sxw”] Here you go, Xfinity TV customers who enjoy binge viewing: From March 25-31 the No. 1 cable operator will offer its “Xfinity Watchathon Week” with free VOD and streaming access to more than 3,500 episodes of 100 TV series across 30 premium, cable and broadcast networks.It’s “the biggest […]
Comcast Is Calling Its Upcoming Streaming Event ‘The Biggest Catch-Up In TV History’
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Deadline Owner Penske Media Buys Variety At Discounted Price

[credit provider=”Variety.com”] Penske Media Corporation, the owner of Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood, has finalised a deal to purchase Variety — a digital age story of a blog buying Hollywood’s oldest trade paper in a bid to reverse the print publication’s declining fortune. Deadline reported the sale.The purchase price for the […]
Deadline Owner Penske Media Buys Variety At Discounted Price
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The Legal Battle Between Nikki Finke And The Hollywood Reporter Is Getting Ugly

A legal battle between two entertainment industry must-reads is shaping up to be a study in new-age plagiarism.Virtually no one was surprised when Penske, the parent company of blogger Nikki Finke‘s site Deadline Hollywood, sued Prometheus Media, the parent company of The Hollywood Reporter, for $5 million — Finke has […]
The Legal Battle Between Nikki Finke And The Hollywood Reporter Is Getting Ugly