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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.08.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptHugh Jackman looking to get into the driver’s seat for Michael Mann’s Ferrari and the story of Roe v. Wade is heading for the big screen. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The State of the Comic Book Industry, Part Three

DC Batman ExcerptHas the lack on continuity with characters in comic books ever bothered you? Neil Turitz discusses the importances of reviving characters and having multiple universes with a staffer at DC Comics.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.07.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptDamien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong film gets a release date and Riverdale gets greenlit for a second season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Tired of Messing Around, Paramount Looks to Hire Jim Gianopulos and Michael De Luca

Jim Gianopulos, Michael De Luca, ParamountThe decision should come as music to Hollywood’s ears, as Paramount had not been making as many movies as usual under outgoing CEO Brad Grey. By hiring the tag-team of Gianopulos and De Luca, it’s a signal that Paramount is ready to start making movies again.

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Bob Bookman Leaving Paradigm to Launch New Management Company That Will Partner With Alan Gasmer

Robert Bookman At Paradigm, Bookman represented Tom Stoppard, Bill Broyles, John Irbing, Jojo Moyes, David Nicholls and Peter Moffat. It’s unclear which clients will be joining him at his new company.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.06.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptA new season of Gilmore Girls may be on the horizon at Netflix and a trio of actors added to Peter Jackson-produced adaptation of Mortal Engines. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Hugh Jackman’s Final Wolverine Movie Opens with Aplomb and “Get Out” Continues Its Success

Get Out ExcerptWhile holdovers The LEGO Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2 performed exactly as expected, newcomers Logan, The Shack, and Get Out (in its second weekend, it can still be considered a relative newcomer) all performed high above expectations.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.03.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptLiam Neeson joins Viola Davis in Widows and Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The One Percent leaves Starz and gains a new male lead. 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 (03.03.17)

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. Jonathan Wald is leaving CNN for MSNBC and Freeform has a new VP of Communications.

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Emily Blunt Looks Practically Perfect in First “Mary Poppins Returns” Photo (Things We Love)

Mary Poppins Returns ExcerptThe first look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in Disney’s sequel Mary Poppins Returns has been revealed and it looks great — the perfect blend of familarity while still being new and fresh.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.02.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptRogue One star and martial artist Donnie Yen is set to star in a new feature from Neal Moritz entitled Sleeping Dogs and Keanu Reeves and Isla Fisher are circling roles in a new dramedy. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“Logan” to Claw Its Way to the Top of the Box Office, But Numbers Down Overall

logan-excerptThis weekend, a superhero will once more top the box office and fend off its competitors. This time, it will be the mutant Wolverine, marking Hugh Jackman’s last outing as the clawed X-Man. However, despite the decent-sized opening of Logan, the weekend, overall, will be down in numbers, just as the entire year has been so far.

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Oscars Producer Michael De Luca in Talks for Top Job at Paramount (Exclusive)

Michael De LucaHe’ll have his work cut out for him on the Melrose lot, but if anyone can turn the studio around, it’s the producer of The Social Network, Moneyball and Captain Phillips.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.01.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptNetflix’s women’s wrestling comedy GLOW starring Alison Brie gets a release date and Chris Hardwick’s after show Talking Dead expands at AMC. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The State of the Comic Book Industry (Part Two)

Captain America ExcerptIn the second part of Neil Turitz’s examination of the comic industry, he focuses on the juggernaut that is Marvel Comics. While it’s easily the number one company in the industry, that doesn’t mean its immune to some of the most basic problems that plagues an industry like this.

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February 2017 Agency Moves, From Ryan Gosling to Dakota Fanning

Ryan Gosling CAACAA also signed Patti Cake$ sensation Danielle Macdonald and Novitiate director Maggie Betts, who were among the talk of Sundance this year.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.28.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptDreamWorks Animation’s Trolls is getting a sequel and YouTube announces a new live television service that will include a mix of broadcast and cable programming. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Will Smith’s “Bright” and Tilda Swinton’s “Okja” Trailers: Can Netflix Beat the Studios at Their Own Game? (Video)

Bright Will SmithThe streaming service is aggressively wading into the A-list talent pool that used to be exclusive to the major studios.

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James Corden Skewers Academy Award Best Picture Snafu in “La La Land” Spoof

corden-la-la-landIn case you didn’t catch any of the thousands of memes and news bits, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner of Best Picture when the actual winner was Moonlight. I give it another 24 hours before this story becomes officially obnoxious, but until then let’s enjoy this entertaining spoof where James Corden pokes fun at the whole ordeal.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.27.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptCBS will air a special dedication to the late Bill Paxton during this week’s episode of Training Day and CBS’s highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery is honing in on a release date. 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 (02.24.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptConnie Britton has booked her first post-Nashville gig in Nicole Holofcener’s latest film, The Land of Steady Habits and Tracy Morgan lands a stand-up special at Netflix. 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 (02.24.17)

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. Both Spike TV and Comedy Central have seen major departures from the network this week, while Illumination has a new COO.

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Fake Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot: Do Voters Even Watch These Movies? (Humor)

Mean GirlsIt’s that time of year, folks! Days before the Academy Awards, we talked to actual Oscar voters to hear how poorly they’ve done their jobs. This year was no exception.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.23.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptGugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman sign on to star in the romantic drama Irreplaceable You, plus a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Stellar Reviews Will Make People “Get Out” to the Movies This Weekend, as the Horror Film Looks to Win the Box Office

get-out-excerptBased on a rare 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes (aggregating 93 reviews so far), the appeal of horror films, and excellent buzz, newcomer Get Out is looking to top the box office this weekend and de-throne the Dark Knight.

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“The Discovery” Trailer Unveils the Horrifying Cost of Visiting the Afterlife (VIDEO)

discoveryIn the Charlie McDowell-directed sci-fi drama The Discovery, Jason Segel continues to ride the dramatic feature wave after his acclaimed performance in The End of the Tour in a story about the groundbreaking discovery of the afterlife and the consequences that go along with it.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.22.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptCrazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom joins Adam Pally in a feature comedy at Lionsgate. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Netflix Collars Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” But Who Will Join Robert De Niro?

Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro The IrishmanHarvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.

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The State of the Comic Book Industry (Part One)

X-Men ExcerptWhat has become of the comic book industry? Neil Turitz analyzes the state of comic books in 2017 and how it has gotten to where it is in the first part of his six-part series. First, an overview of the industry — its rise, fall, and renaissance.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (02.21.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptEmpire enlists Demi Moore and Hulu gives a 10-episode order to J.J. Abrams and Stephen King’s horror anthology Castle Rock. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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