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  1. Sandra Bullock Talks 'Our Brand Is Crisis' Role: "Why Do the Boys Always Get the Great Comedies?"

    10:30 am 10/28/2015

    At the premiere of her new film, the Oscar winner also weighed in on Hollywood gender issues, saying that amid attention around the pay disparity, the real issue is "how we treat women and how we perceive women in general."Read more

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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