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Deadpool Blowing Up Box Office with $90 Million Debut

Deadpool could score between $80 million and $90 million at the U.S. box office over Presidents’ Day weekend, early estimates showed Friday. more »

Dr. Dre Filming Apple’s First Scripted Television Series

Vital Signs, the technology giant's inaugural original, is described as a dark semi-autobiographical drama (featuring at least one orgy scene). more »

The Future of Television, According to Google

Google is increasingly interested in building an alternative to the traditional cable set-top box, according to a top exec for Google Fiber. more »

Self-Help Author: Robots Are Taking Over, So Learn Animation Before It’s Too Late

Everybody from blue-collar workers to legal professionals should become an artist to protect themselves from the impending technological dystopia. more »

Deadpool Lures Advance Ticket Buyers

Fox's R-rated Marvel franchise entry is poised to kick ass at the President's Day weekend box office. more »

Disney Unit Cited in Harrison Ford Accident During Star Wars Filming

In the British equivalent of fines levied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a Disney subsidiary was charged on Thursday with four safety breaches on the Pinewood Studios set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. more »

There’s a New Version of Michael Mann’s Blackhat, and It’s Really Different

A radical reshaping brings the Chris Hemsworth-starring techno-thriller into sharper focus. more »

Steven Spielberg “Not 100 Percent Behind” Academy’s Plans to Address #OscarsSoWhite

The three-time Oscar winner, who is nominated this year for 'Bridge of Spies,' tells THR that he was "surprised" by the absence of noms for 'Straight Outta Compton' and Idris Elba, but opposes "taking votes away from Academy members who have paid their dues and maybe are retired now." more »

HBO NOW, the Network’s Streaming Service for Cord Cutters, Has Just 800,000 Subscribers

Industry observers had expected the service, which allows consumers to stream HBO programming over the internet without a cable TV subscription, to reach 1 to 2 million subscribers. more »

Pinewood Studios Considers £350m Ssale

Pinewood, home to the Star Wars and James Bond films, has launched a strategic review to look at options including a sale at over £250m. more »