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  1. The Hollywood Reporter's Rule Breakers 2013

    11:01 pm 12/17/2013

    THR’s third annual year-end celebration of entertainment’s movers and shaker-uppers -- from ‘Gravity’s' Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron to CBS's Nina Tassler and Dean Norris.Read more

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  2. James Franco Calls 'This Is the End' 'The Best Comedy of the Year'

    2:43 pm 12/17/2013

    The actor tells THR about Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's "collaborative" process that had Hollywood friends lending authenticity to the spoof by playing themselves: "Some pretty lady doesn't die. Rihanna dies."Read more

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  3. 'Under the Dome's' Success Secret: CBS Execs 'Were Able to Make Big, Ballsy Decisions'

    2:39 pm 12/17/2013

    Entertainment chief Nina Tassler and TV president David Stapf broke out the pricey, high-profile Stephen King miniseries during the summer slump -- and inked a groundbreaking deal with Amazon for a reported $700,000 per episode that made the show instantly profitable.Read more

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  4. 'Fast & Furious 7' Director James Wan's Last Interview on Set Before Paul Walker Crash

    2:13 pm 12/17/2013

    "Compared to my past work, the set pieces in this film are incredibly out there," the director of "The Conjuring" and "Insidious Chapter 2" told The Hollywood Reporter. "It's an amazing playground for me to play in."Read more

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  5. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey: How 'The Bible's' Power Couple Work Together

    2:05 pm 12/17/2013

    The executive-producing husband and wife on "kicking down doors" to pitch the project -- now the top-selling miniseries DVD of all time -- as well as preparing its sequel, plus a feature film version, "Son of God."Read more

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  6. Why 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Was Kicked Out of Film School

    1:59 pm 12/17/2013

    The self-proclaimed formerly "obnoxious" director and his co-writer son Jonas discuss working together to pen the space epic starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney: "The idea sounds more crazy than the reality."Read more

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  7. 'Frozen' Director Wants to Break a Sci-Fi Blockbuster Barrier

    1:51 pm 12/17/2013

    Disney Animation's first female director tells THR she would have loved to work with renowned artist Glen Keane on "The Little Mermaid": "There was something so magical about that film." Read more

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  8. Trent Reznor's Heartfelt Tribute to David Bowie (Guest Column)

    1:44 pm 12/17/2013

    The Nine Inch Nails frontman attests that Bowie's first album in 10 years, "The Next Day," which beat Beyonce to the surprise-album punch, is more evidence that he "is in the very top tier of artists."Read more

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  9. How Matthew McConaughey Changed the Narrative of His Career (Guest Column)

    1:38 pm 12/17/2013

    "Mud" producer Lisa Maria Falcone on the 44-year-old actor's turn from rom-com lead to acting tour de force: "I see this intensity in his eyes, you know this guy is going to kill it." Read more

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  10. How to Turn Three Teen Movies Into $26 Million and Counting

    1:34 pm 12/17/2013

    A24, the hot indie behind James Franco's "Consider This Shit" campaign for "Spring Breakers," turned viral marketing of smart acquisitions "The Bling Ring" and "The Spectacular Now" into box-office gold.Read more

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