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‘War Room’ Directors Turn to Kickstarter for Animal Rights Documentary

The in-the-works doc "Unlocking the Cage," directed by D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, spotlights the work of the Nonhuman Rights Project to help sentient creatures get basic human rights.

Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh Raises $400K to Save Elephants

The Relativity Media CEO bid $400,000 for an African safari trip and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation pledged $1 million at an evening benefiting the Elephant Crisis Fund.

YouTube Star Toby Turner Turns Web Series Into Three-Book Deal

The comedian will take “Tobuscus Animated Adventures," about a child trapped in a man's body, from the web to the page in an illustrated journal-style trilogy.

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Beaten by ‘Captain Underpants’ as Most Challenged Book

EL James' sexually explicit book wasn't as highly contested as a children's graphic novel about a caped crusader who fights crime in his underwear.

Robert Redford: D.C. Politics Is ‘Paralyzed System’

"There’s too much partisan warfare. It’s sad," the actor said after the unveiling of Pitzer College's new environmental initiative.

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Honored for Environmental Efforts

The superhero epic found ways to be green during production, including saving 193,000 disposable plastic water bottles and achieving a 52 percent diversion rate from landfills.

See the Book Trailer for ‘Arrow’ Co-Creator Marc Guggenheim’s Thriller ‘Overwatch’ (Exclusive)

The Jack-Ryan-meets-"The-Firm" story about a conspiracy at the CIA goes on sale April 15.

Interscope Records Promotes ‘Divergent’ Soundtrack with Music Internships

In a novel marketing move, the record label has paired with an internship website to offer young candidates the chance to spend a mentor day with soundtrack artists Pia Mia and Zedd, plus free downloads of "Divergent" songs.

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Re-List Bel-Air Mansion

The musical couple put their Bel Air estate back on the market a month after de-listing.

Robert Redford on Filmmaking: ‘People Don’t Respond When They Are Lectured To’

At a YoungArts Foundation event Wednesday in Miami, the actor-director and his wife warned young artists about getting caught up in the dark side of success.

Oscars: 7 Burning Questions Answered

UPDATED: With the 86th Academy Awards now over, The Hollywood Reporter explains some moments that might have left viewers scratching their heads.

Oscars: Idina Menzel’s Name Butchered by Ellen DeGeneres, John Travolta

UPDATED: The "Frozen" actress performed "Let It Go," which won best original song.