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X-Men: Apocalypse Nabs Strong $8.2M Thursday Night

Alice Through the Looking Glass is opening opposite the superhero tentpole over the long Memorial Day weekend. more »

HBO Finally Sets Westworld Premiere Date for Fall 2016

HBO’s Westworld adaptation has often found itself the center of a larger narrative around the network’s expensive missteps, following production halts and rumors a premiere might be pushed to 2017. more »

Chinese Detergent Ad Draws Charges of Racism

A Chinese laundry detergent commercial has spurred outrage online, with many social media users accusing it of blatant racism. more »

Apple Prepping Thinner MacBook Pros with OLED Screen Above Keyboard, Touch ID for Q4

Apple plans to introduce a dramatically overhauled MacBook Pro later this year. more »

Apple to Ramp Up Original Content, Considered Buying Time Warner Last Year

iTunes and services chief Eddy Cue proposed the idea of Apple bidding on media conglomerate Time Warner at the end of last year. more »

Katie Couric, Under the Gun Filmmaker React to Editing Controversy

Pro-gun blog posts, crying foul over a heavy pause, prompt a reaction from the duo and Epix. more »

Digital Domain Settlement: Textor to Get $8.5 Million

The city, the state and former Digital Domain CEO John Textor all will get multimillion-dollar payouts from a settlement in the two-year-old lawsuit against the defunct Digital Domain Media Group. more »

14 Things Directors Need to Know about Directing Actors

For many directors, the thought of “directing actors” can instill panic. more »

Lionsgate’s Film Slate Disappoints, TV Doesn’t

Lionsgate unveiled its 2016 financials Wednesday afternoon, a year that turned out to be a tale of two different screens. more »

Vice Media Lays Off 20 Staff in Restructuring Plans

Vice Media has laid off about 20 staff based in the US, London and in two foreign correspondent positions as part of restructuring plans. more »