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  1. Female Ghostbusters? Why Studios Want More Women-Led Blockbusters

    5:00 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    It's no coincidence that films about lady superheroes and "Expendabelles" are among the projects in the works. READ MORE

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  2. Most Major Media Conglomerates Underperforming at Half-Year Mark

    2:02 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Disney outperforms the broader markets, and Time Warner keeps pace. Video games are a hit while new media is a mixed bag. READ MORE

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  3. U.K. Streaming Service Wuaki.tv Gets Lionsgate Titles

    3:19 am PDT 03/17/2014
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    The company, which offers movies and TV series for rental and purchase, is owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and will get films from the "Hunger Games" and "The Expendables" franchises. READ MORE

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  4. Sylvester Stallone Lands Knockout Punch in 'Expendables' Appellate Ruling

    9:42 am PST 02/03/2014
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    The 2nd Circuit agrees that a copyright infringement lawsuit from writer Marcus Webb shouldn't survive. READ MORE

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  5. Sylvester Stallone's 'Expendables' Launches Nasty Writers Battle

    5:00 am PST 01/30/2014
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    A legal dispute over the hit action franchise -- in which Stallone has been taking punches from writers who claim their work was stolen -- exposes the whole messy system of who gets credit for what. READ MORE

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  6. Study: Just Prior to Anniversary of Sandy Hook Massacre, TV is Awash in Violence (Exclusive)

    2:53 pm PST 12/09/2013
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    A conservative group is blasting Hollywood for advocating gun control even as it portrayed 101 acts of gun violence about a week before the anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. READ MORE

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  7. 'Expendables 3,' 'Escape Plan' Release Dates Announced

    12:44 pm PDT 06/03/2013
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    Lionsgate/Summit has dated two Sylvester Stallone projects. READ MORE

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  8. Sylvester Stallone Chooses Australian Director for 'Expendables 3'

    2:06 pm PDT 04/23/2013
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    Patrick Hughes must still win approval from the heads of Millennium, the company behind the action movie series. READ MORE

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  9. Dirk Schweitzer Named Managing Director of Splendid Film

    3:49 am PDT 03/19/2013
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    Schweitzer joins the independent film group after stints at Tele-Munchen and RTL Television. READ MORE

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  10. 'Expendables' Stars Face Cold Winter at Box Office

    7:00 am PST 02/06/2013
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    Sylvester Stallone's "Bullet to the Head" tanks after similar flops for Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Last Stand" and Jason Statham's "Parker." READ MORE

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  11. In the Line of Fire: Sylvester Stallone's On-Screen Arsenal of Guns Through the Years

    5:20 pm PST 02/02/2013
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    As the action star's latest film, "Bullet to the Head," hits theaters, THR looks back at the titles where the actor has wielded considerable firepower -- from "Death Race 2000" to "The Expendables 2." READ MORE

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  12. 'Expendables 2' Boosts Earnings at Germany's Splendid Medien

    3:23 am PST 11/14/2012
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    The action hit starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger helps lift sales at the German indie 50 percent in the third quarter. READ MORE

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  13. How to Sell a Violent Film After the Shooting

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    It's full-speed ahead for the marketing campaigns of shoot-em-ups "Total Recall," "Expendables 2" and "Bourne Legacy" -- even as the nation recovers. READ MORE

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  14. Reelz Orders First Competition Reality Series, 'Race to the Scene'

    8:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    Dolph Lundgren ("The Expendables") will host show that sends contestants to and from film locations. READ MORE

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  15. Germany’s Splendid Signs VOD Deal With Sony Entertainment Network

    3:35 am PDT 07/06/2012
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    Splendid titles, including “The Expendables” and “Gangs of New York,” will be available on devices such as Sony tablets and the PlayStation Portable. READ MORE

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  16. Sylvester Stallone Defeats Lawsuit Claiming 'The Expendables' Was Ripped Off

    4:46 pm PDT 06/25/2012
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    A judge grants the writer-director's motion to dismiss allegations he stole a copyrighted script to craft his 2010 action film. READ MORE

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  17. Hollywood Docket: 'Conan' v. Pirates; Justin Bieber v. Joustin' Beaver; 'Titanic' Idea Theft

    1:18 pm PST 02/27/2012
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    A roundup of entertainment & media law news, including the company that trademarked Jeremy Lin in 2010. READ MORE

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  18. Netflix Launches in the U.K. and Ireland With Hollywood Fare to Tempt Subscribers

    4:37 am PST 01/09/2012
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    UPDATED: The streaming video service will take on Amazon.com's LoveFilm luring subscribers with film and TV hits such as "The Hobbit," "Breaking Bad" and "The Expendables" and cost 5.99 pounds a month in the U.K. READ MORE

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  19. 'Expendables 2' Director Simon West Boarding Racing Adventure 'Dust and Glory' (Exclusive)

    6:19 pm PST 11/28/2011
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    Based on a novel by Evan Green, the movie is being produced by Top Cat Media and Blue Star Entertainment. READ MORE

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  20. Germany's Splendid Books Solid 3rd Quarter, Even Without ‘The Expendables’

    3:23 am PST 11/11/2011
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    The German licensing and distribution group is shifting its business to more high-end titles including Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “The Last Stand” and Aaron Eckhart-starrer “I, Frankenstein.” READ MORE

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