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Amazon Is Starting Its Own Best Seller List, and That Is More Interesting than You Think

Amazon Books ExcerptYesterday, Amazon debuted its Amazon Charts as a sort of competitor to the New York Times Best Seller List, which is a welcome addition to the medium, an egalitarian move, and not unlike the landscape of blockbusters and indie titles in the movie world.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (05.19.17)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Dylan Seller is returning to The Weinstein Company as President of Production and Legendary has lost two executives.

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The Tracking Board’s Debrief (05.18.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerpt Sally Hawkins and Game of Thrones alum Charles Dance are set for Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“Alien: Covenant” to Scare Its Way to the Top of the Box Office and Beat “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

alien-covenant-excerptThe latest installment in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant, opens this weekend, helmed by original creator Ridley Scott, and is poised to knock Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 off its throne.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.17.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptDennis Quaid is taking on the role of a president for FX, while Diego Luna and Orlando Bloom have joined the cast of the anthology film Berlin, I Love You. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Warner Bros. Promotes Courtenay Valenti to President of Production and Development, Bring Back Kevin McCormick

Courtenay Valenti Warner Bros.Valenti has been a key creative force behind the Warner Animation Group, shepherding such titles as The LEGO Batman Movie from director Chris McKay, and The LEGO Movie from directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

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Dylan Sellers Returning to the Weinstein Company as President of Production (Exclusive)

Dylan Sellers The Weinstein CompanySellers spent three years at TWC, working on such films as John Wells’ August: Osage County and Ted Melfi’s St. Vincent, and he stepped down from his post in September 2014 when his contract expired.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.16.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptBarry Jenkins teams with Annapurna and Rosamund Pike is attached to star as Marie Curie in Radioactive Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.15.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptZac Efron set to star in thriller about serial killer Ted Bundy and George R.R. Martin announces a fifth Game of Thrones spinoff for HBO. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“King Arthur” and His Sword Barely Pierce the Box Office, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Stays on Top

king-arthur-excerptThere were no huge surprises at the box office this weekend as Marvel Studios continued to dominate with its space opera sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. As for newcomers Snatched and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, they made little impact with their debuts as they underperformed and raked in less money at the box office than expected.

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Josh McLaughlin Named President of Production at Focus Features (Exclusive)

focus-excerptJosh McLaughlin is set to replace Jim Burke as President of Production at Focus Features, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned. Rather than hire an executive from outside the company, Focus decided to promote from within.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.12.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptOctavia Spencer joins the drama A Kid Like Jake and Jackie Chan and Sylvester Stallone are set to team up for the first time in Ex-Baghdad. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (05.12.17)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Kristin Burr is departing from her position as EVP of live-action production at Disney to start her own banner on the lot and Joel Stillerman has been hired as the CCO of Hulu.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.11.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptAnya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams have signed on to star in the X-Men spinoff New Mutants and Julia Roberts is attached to star and produce the adaptation of The Bookseller. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“King Arthur” and “Snatched” to Battle at the Box Office While “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Continues to Reign

snatched-excerptDespite Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2‘s continued domination of the box office this weekend, that isn’t where the excitement truly lies because in second and third place will be a close race between newcomer films Snatched and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.10.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptScandal to end after its seventh season and Jack O’Connell, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Josh Gad get invited to the Party of the Century. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.09.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptSteve McQueen is set to direct a documentary about Tupac Shakur and NBC renews Taken for a second season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The Must-Stream Movies and Shows New on Netflix in May

unnamedNetflix continues to crank out original content, with no less that 29 movies, shows, and specials hitting the streaming giant this month. With the addition of other stellar shows and movies, Netflix has your visual entertainment needs covered in May.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.08.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptDavid Oyelowo is set to star in the adaptation of Kevin Boyle’s 2004 nonfiction book Arc of Justice and the Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why lands a second season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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2017 Box Office Gets a Boost Thanks to “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 ExcerptAs predicted and after several weeks of a slump, this year’s box office received a much-needed boost from Disney and Marvel’s latest movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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Netflix Got Hacked, “Orange Is the New Black” Episodes Were Released, and No One Cared

orange is the new black excerptNetflix was recently hacked and neither them nor the industry at large had much of a response, which was initially puzzling, but upon closer inspection, seems like the best possible response Netflix could have had.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.05.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptDiane Keaton and Jacki Weaver are set to star in Poms and NBC cancels Emerald City after one season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (05.05.17)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Anne Cherel has been promoted at Studiocanal and Sonia Coleman, an HR executive, has moved from the Walt Disney Company to ABC.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.04.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptJason Reitman’s Tully starring Charlize Theron lands at Focus Features and country singer Miranda Lambert joins the cast of Something in the Water. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” to Blast Energy into the Start of the Summer Box Office

gotgvol2-press-excerptIt’s the start of the summer movie season and with it comes a much-needed burst of energy into the otherwise lifeless box office as of late. The highly anticipated sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy opens tomorrow and there is no doubt it will crush its competitors at the box office. The big questions surrounding this film are just how high it will go… and for how long.

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Kevin McCormick Returning to Warner Bros. as Executive (Exclusive)

Kevin McCormick Warner BrosSince January 2010, McCormick has operated Langley Park Productions, which produced Gangster Squad, The Lucky One and the Arthur remake. McCormick is also a producer on the Amazon Studios thriller Lost Girls starring Sarah Paulson.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.03.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptNikolaj Coster Waldau and Christina Hendricks are in talks to star in the Brian De Palma thriller Domino. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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April’s Biggest Agency Moves, From Spider-Man and Cyborg to the Stars of “Westworld” and “Dunkirk”

April Agency Signings Ray Fisher Shameik Moore T.I.April was another good month for CAA, which signed Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Shameik Moore (the voice of Miles Morales/Spider-Man) and T.I. (Ant-Man) — three up-and-coming actors of color with plum roles in superhero franchises.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.02.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptClive Owen, Tom Felton, Devon Terrell, and George MacKay join Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts in the Hamlet reimagining Ophelia. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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J.C. Spink Memorial Set for This Thursday, Friends and Colleagues Welcome

J.C. SpinkThose who knew Spink are invited to a memorial service that will be held this Thursday, May 4, at 10 a.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, which is located at 504 N. Camden Drive in Beverly Hills. Following the memorial, there will be a small reception on the church grounds.

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