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  1. Jay Adams, 'Dogtown' Skateboarder, Dies at 53

    11:04 pm PDT 08/16/2014
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    Emile Hirsch played the skateboarding legend in the 2005 film 'Lords of Dogtown' READ MORE

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  2. Amber Tamblyn Says Neil LaBute's 'Reasons to be Pretty' Is 'Lady Porn'

    12:29 pm PDT 08/16/2014
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    Tamblyn and Alicia Witt star in the play, which runs at L.A.'s Geffen Playhouse through Aug. 31. READ MORE

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  3. 'A Dark, Dark House' Director Larry Moss Discusses Coaching Hilary Swank, Leonardo DiCaprio

    12:29 pm PDT 08/16/2014
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    The acting coach and director, who's heading a production of Neil LaBute's dark play at L.A.'s Matrix Theater, gets his Oscar-winning actors to "go where nobody else wants to go" READ MORE

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  4. Sultan of Brunei Reportedly Aims to Acquire Plaza Hotel in New York

    11:04 am PDT 08/16/2014
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    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is said to be favored to acquire the historic luxury hotel READ MORE

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  5. Hollywood Reporter to Be Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters For Mentorship Program

    8:00 am PDT 08/16/2014
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    The L.A. chapter of the group will present THR with the Trailblazer award Oct. 24 READ MORE

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  6. Q&A: Jason Alexander on Directing His Career-Making Play, 'Seinfeld' Cast Friendships

    5:37 pm PDT 08/15/2014
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    The actor revisits Neil Simon's 'Broadway Bound' and talks Jerry, Elaine and Kramer: "We never became social friends" READ MORE

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  7. Robin Williams in Marin: The Man on the Bicycle

    5:02 pm PDT 08/15/2014
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    "My favorite thing to do is ride a bicycle. I ride road bikes. And for me, it's mobile meditation." READ MORE

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  8. Nicollette Sheridan Denied Retrial in 'Desperate Housewives' Termination Case

    2:32 pm PDT 08/15/2014
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    An appellate court overturned the Los Angeles Superior Court's decision to retry her case against Marc Cherry and ABC/Touchstone READ MORE

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  9. Judge Inclined to Trim 'Dance Moms' Star Kelly Hyland's Lawsuit

    10:44 am PDT 08/15/2014
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    At a hearing, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge said she is likely to dismiss claims of defamation and infliction of emotional distress READ MORE

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  10. Classic Thunderbird Owned by the Clash's Joe Strummer Up for Auction

    10:00 am PDT 08/15/2014
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    The guitarist bought the car while living in L.A. in 1987 and recording his solo album "Earthquake Weather" READ MORE

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  11. Hikers on Pilgrimage to Abandoned 'Into the Wild' Bus Rescued

    8:44 am PDT 08/15/2014
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    The Alaska vehicle was made famous by the book and film about Chris McCandless READ MORE

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  12. Inside Soho House Chicago: The Second City's Sexy New Hot Spot

    12:18 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    Start scheduling those power breakfasts -- the Windy City just got Soho's largest club to date. READ MORE

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  13. Marvin Davis Used His Studio Clout to Fund Diabetes Research

    12:00 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    "It's good to own a studio. ... People return your calls much faster," his widow, Barbara, tells THR of the oil billionaire's charitable efforts READ MORE

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  14. Robin Williams Had "Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease," Wife Says

    11:16 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Susan Schneider discloses that her husband had not yet made a public statement about the diagnosis READ MORE

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  15. Golden Globes Reveal New $7.5 Million Charity War Chest

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Ahead of the HFPA's charity awards banquet, president Theo Kingma tells THR about the organization's philanthropic priorities and plans to expand READ MORE

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  16. Philanthropy 2014: Edward Norton, Shauna Robertson, James Murdoch, Stacey Snider Lead Portfolio of Top Givers

    9:21 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    James Franco, Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend and Maria Shriver are a few more of the stars shaking up the way Hollywood thinks about giving back READ MORE

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  17. Olivia Wilde, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow Reveal Their Top Philanthropic Causes

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The trio are using CrowdRise, an innovative for-profit website that uses crowdsourcing to drive charitable fundraising, to raise money for their favorite charities READ MORE

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  18. Kevin Spacey Reveals the Best (Non-Acting) Advice Jack Lemmon Gave Him

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The 'House of Cards' star says in THR's Philanthropy Issue why he was inspired to mentor aspiring young actors READ MORE

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  19. Glenn Close and Her Family on Living With Mental Illness: "Scared Shitless"

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    "It was unheard of to talk about [mental illness] publicly," says the actress in THR's Philanthropy Issue READ MORE

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  20. Inside the Charity That Inspires James Franco to Don Green Tights

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the multihyphenate talks about donating proceeds from three small films (and occasional Grinch performances) to The Art of Elysium, which will honor Amber Heard later this year READ MORE

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  21. Philanthropy Power Duo: How Edward Norton and Shauna Robertson Have Raised $150M With Hollywood Charity Game Changer

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Judd Apatow, Paul Rudd, Olivia Wilde and other stars have used CrowdRise, an innovative for-profit website that uses crowdsourcing to drive charitable fundraising READ MORE

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