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Nov 29, 2016, 13:00 ET EMMY, GRAMMY AND TONY AWARD-WINNING LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA TO SERVE AS CREATIVE PRODUCER AND MUSICAL MASTERMIND OF LIONSGATE'S THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE FRANCHISE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AUTHOR PAT ROTHFUSS

Miranda to Serve as Producer of Film and TV Series with an Option for Future Stage Adaptations Lindsey Beer to Write the Film Script...


Nov 29, 2016, 12:26 ET Amtrak And Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Get On Board To Celebrate Illumination Entertainment's The Secret Life Of Pets With First 'Pets Ride Free' Promotion

Riding the rails with a beloved four-legged friend will come with an extra special treat during this holiday season, in which "Pets Ride Free."...


Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 ET Get Ready To Power Up With Barbie™ In An All-New Movie! Barbie™: Video Game Hero

SYNOPSIS: Get ready to power up! When Barbie™ magically gets pulled into her favorite video game, she is excited to see she's transformed into a...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Award Winning Documentary "Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer" to screen in Chicago on December 1st

The internationally acclaimed documentary PINK & BLUE: COLORS of HEREDITARY CANCER screens in Chicago this Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:30...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Idris Elba And Richard Madden Star In The Action-Packed Thriller: The Take

A rogue CIA agent helps a small-time criminal in the intense-action film, The Take, available now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on February...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Twitter Announces Live Streaming Event with Disney and People for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Twitter today announced it is collaborating with Disney and People to live stream exclusively a special Rogue One: A Star Wars Story event. The...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Lionsgate Signs Major Licensing Agreement for Top Film Slate Titles with Leading Chinese Streaming Platform iQIYI

Agreement Covers Streaming Rights for Upcoming Blockbuster Titles Robin Hood, Patriots Day, American Assassin, The Glass Castle and Wonder Deal...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:46 ET Edison Issues ADR Update on Thin Film Electronics (TFECY)

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) continues to report significant advances on an almost weekly basis. In October it took the keys to its new San...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:35 ET New Book on Screenplay Development Calls for a Paradigm Shift

Screenplay Unlimited has published Screenwriting Unchained, Emmanuel Oberg's disruptive book on screenplay development and story structure. This...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:30 ET As Vital, Feisty and Sexy as Ever, Helen Mirren Opens Up in the December/January Issue of AARP The Magazine

For five decades, Helen Mirren has captivated audiences in theaters and cinemas—and her stature just keeps growing. In an exclusive interview with...


Nov 29, 2016, 07:30 ET Emaji Acquires Framepool, Enters Into $2.5 Billion Market, Establishes Platform for Global Growth

- Company has operations in Munich, Los Angeles, New York, London and Paris - IRVINE, CA, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Emaji, Inc. (OTC: EMJI)...


Nov 29, 2016, 03:00 ET Nominations for the 21st Annual International Press Academy Satellite™ Awards

The International Press Academy (IPA) announces its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards and for the first time the IPA is awarding a...


Nov 29, 2016, 00:56 ET A Chinese Kung Fu Video and Its Famous Monkey King Actor Go Viral on Facebook

A short film starring famous Monkey King actor Liu Xiao Ling Tong has gone viral on Facebook. Lifestyle blogger and lover of Chinese culture...


Nov 28, 2016, 17:34 ET The Bolivian-American Chamber of Commerce Presents Award Winning Documentary Film "Salero" At El Museo del Barrio

Following a successful year of festival screenings around the world, Salero will be shown in a special event December 1st at El Museo del Barrio in...


Nov 28, 2016, 16:55 ET "Your Name." And Director Makoto Shinkai Receive Nominations For 44th Annual Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today the nominations for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ which recognize the...


Nov 28, 2016, 12:20 ET Gwich'in to Congress: Designate the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain as Wilderness

The Gwich'in people of Alaska and Northern Canada have fought for three decades to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...


Nov 28, 2016, 11:19 ET Alcantara Celebrates Italian Contemporary Cinema

Alcantara was a contributing partner at several recent cinema events celebrating Italian excellence and creativity in Los Angeles. Cinema Italian...


Nov 28, 2016, 11:00 ET Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year's best...


Nov 28, 2016, 10:14 ET NYU Tandon To Screen Award-Winning Film On Innovative Disabilities Course

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Senior Lecturer Allan B. Goldstein's Disabilities Studies course, where engineering students and self-advocates...


Nov 28, 2016, 09:12 ET Cinépolis' KLIC TVOD Platform Powered By castLabs Playback and DRM Technology

castLabs, a digital video technology and services company, today announced a partnership with Cinépolis, the fourth largest world cinema exhibitor...


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