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  1. Meet the Former Screenwriter Who Stages Homes for Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson

    12:31 pm PST 12/20/2014
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    Meridith Baer also has worked with Shonda Rhimes on a home staging as well as the decor for a party the TV mogul threw for President Obama: "I never met a home I couldn't improve" READ MORE

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  2. Angelina Jolie on Ditching Her Team, Directing Brad Pitt: "A Therapist Would Have a Field Day"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    No more wild-child antics as the A-list actress turned Oscar-hopeful director ("I always call her 'the A student,' " says Universal's Donna Langley) navigates Golden Globes snubs and Sony hack jibes and looks forward to starring opposite husband Pitt 10 years after they first met: "It was time," she says in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  3. 'How to Get Away With Murder's' Viola Davis: Why I'm Happy to No Longer Play "Sassy"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The actress is featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside 'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson and ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee, whose network was the only one to launch a hit drama and hit comedy this season (both of which happen to star black leads) READ MORE

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  4. 'Chef' Director Jon Favreau, Roy Choi Reunite: "Now We Get to Make a Real Restaurant"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Favreau and the Korean taco-truck king — featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue — were so inspired by the movie's surprise box-office success that they are opening a Los Angeles eatery together READ MORE

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  5. Deal of the Year: Disney's Nearly $1B Acquisition of Maker Studios

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, Disney's Jay Rasulo and Maker's Ynon Kreiz talk about why the deal was beneficial to both parties and what's ahead READ MORE

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  6. John Green, Shailene Woodley and 'Fault in Our Stars' Producers Reunite

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The author, actress and producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen were photographed Nov. 20 for THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  7. 'Transparent' Boss Reveals the Moment She Decided to Make a Show About a Transgender Parent

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside star Jeffrey Tambor, Jill Soloway shares her reaction to her father's coming out as transgender: "You're so brave" and "This is going to be my show" READ MORE

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  8. 'Guardians of the Galaxy's' Chris Pratt, James Gunn Photographed in Bed Together, Reading Comic Books

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Amid predictions that the movie would be "Marvel's first bomb," the star and his director both believed they were done in Hollywood: "If this goes wrong, my life is screwed. I'll be a pariah," Gunn recalls thinking, in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  9. Taylor Swift Reveals Surprising Industry Reaction to Spotify Decision

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    "I didn't think that it would be shocking to anyone," the country singer turned pop juggernaut — featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue — says of her groundbreaking move to not stream '1989' on the world's fastest-growing service READ MORE

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  10. Ethan Hawke Reveals Early Concerns Over 'Boyhood's' 12-Year Shoot: "It Could Fall Totally Flat on Its Face"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The film's star is featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside co-stars Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane and director Richard Linklater READ MORE

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  11. 'Birdman' Star Michael Keaton Snaps at Reporter: "That's Lazy and a Cliche"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, the actor — who last year wrote an ESPN blog and is now an Oscar contender — dismisses the idea of his own comeback narrative READ MORE

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  12. Film Fighters, All in One Frame: J.J. Abrams, Judd Apatow, Bennett Miller, Christopher Nolan and Edgar Wright

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    THR shot the five helmers Dec. 12 in Los Angeles for its Rule Breakers 2014 issue. Says Miller: "It's not about simply, 'Film is better.' It's about the absurdity of taking a tool off the table" READ MORE

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  13. 'Lego Movie' Filmmakers Reveal Fib Told to Warner Bros.

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Phil Lord and Chris Miller, featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, had to persuade Warner Bros. to keep in one specific segment: "What we told the studio was, if it didn't work, we had a backup plan. We didn't have a backup plan," says Miller READ MORE

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  14. Chris Pratt, Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift and Hollywood's 26 Rule Breakers of 2014

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    THR's fourth annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers — including Michael Keaton, the cast of 'Boyhood' and more — features four covers READ MORE

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  15. Rule Breakers 2014 With Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift and Chris Pratt

    8:53 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The talent behind 'Boyhood,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and more pose for exclusive portraits READ MORE

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  16. Rule Breakers 2013: 'Duck Dynasty,' Matthew McConaughey, 'Breaking Bad'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The movers and shaker-uppers on THR's third annual year-end list -- including David Bowie, Netflix's Ted Sarandos and "Gravity's" Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron -- prove once again that unconventional wisdom may be the smartest play. READ MORE

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  17. Ted Sarandos' 'Go Big or Go Home' Gamble: An Analyst Takes Stock

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Richard Greenfield writes that Netflix originals like "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" are widening the rift between what customers want and what traditional TV provides. READ MORE

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  18. 'Duck Dynasty' Stars Don't Mind Knockoffs and Imitators: We Need 'Clean Television'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    "We're just kind of doin' what we do, and people identify with that," Jase Robertson tells THR of the series that regularly lures 9 million-plus viewers to A&E. READ MORE

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  19. 'Despicable Me 2's' Mastermind: My Dad Was a Disruptor, Too

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Chris Meledandri, whose sequel grossed almost $1 billion, recalls his fashion-designer father bringing Italian-style clothes to big cities: "If you were dressing in his clothes in New York or California, you were breaking a rule." READ MORE

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