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  1. First Look: Mark Wahlberg as BP Oil Spill Hero in 'Deepwater Horizon'

    9:26 am 5/18/2015

    The Hollywood star plays Mike Williams, whose harrowing escape from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico gusher made him the public face of the ecological catastrophe. Read more

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  2. Cannes: Catholic Church Sex-Abuse Drama 'Spotlight' Secures Foreign Sales

    6:42 am 5/14/2015

    eOne inked a multi-territory deal for the film, which stars Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton, with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. Read more

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  3. Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Finds a Savior in Participant

    5:00 am 4/29/2015

    Participant Media is nearing a deal to make a $200 million-plus equity investment in the company that also would guarantee its titles distribution.Read more

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  4. DreamWorks Nears Rich Financing Deal With Participant Media (Exclusive)

    3:37 pm 4/24/2015

    Steven Spielberg's company has worked with Jeff Skoll's Participant on a number of films, including 'Lincoln' and 'The Help.'Read more

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  5. Participant Founder Jeff Skoll, UCLA Launch Center for Social Impact Entertainment

    10:08 am 11/12/2014

    The university-based programs and activities will be dedicated to promoting social change through entertainment and performing artsRead more

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  6. Participant’s Supernatural Thriller 'Out of the Dark' Acquired by Vertical

    10:50 am 8/25/2014

    The ghost story, set in South America, stars Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman and Stephen ReaRead more

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  7. 'An Inconvenient Truth' Producers Talking Sequel (Exclusive)

    7:00 am 4/2/2014

    On a follow-up to the doc, which grossed nearly $50 million worldwide, producer Lawrence Bender tells THR, "We want it to have an impact."Read more

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  8. How Participant's New Network, Pivot, Aims to Avoid Current TV's Fate

    5:00 am 5/16/2013

    Jeff Skoll is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to ensure his socially conscious Pivot doesn't become "broccoli with bran muffins," president Evan Shapiro says.Read more

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