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Ian McShane cast as Mr. Wednesday in Starz's upcoming series American Gods

British actor Ian McShane will play Mr. Wednesday in the upcoming Starz TV series American Gods, which is based on a 2001 novel.
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Big Hero 6 is coming to TV: Animated series to premiere in 2017 on Disney XD

Disney is adapting Big Hero 6 for TV. An animated series based on the Marvel comics and movie will premiere on Disney XD in 2017.
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HBO ups secrecy for Game of Thrones season 6: Press won’t get episodes in advance

HBO has decided not to send episodes of Game of Thrones season six to the press in advance, upping the level of secrecy surrounding the show.

PlayStation Vue cuts the price and amps up the content with ESPN, ABC, and more

PlayStation Vue has added multiple popular channels for subscribers to access, including ESPN, ESPN 2, ABC, Disney Channel, and more, and cut prices by $10.
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Team up with Alexa to solve the Waynes’ murder in new Batman v Superman promotion

Amazon has introduced a interactive promotion for Batman v Superman. Users can play the game The Wayne Investigation with Alexa.
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AT&T caters to cord-cutters with plans to add 3 new DirecTV streaming options

AT&T has announced plans to introduce three new options for streaming DirecTV on everything from smartphones and tablets to PCs.
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The Lonely Island movie’s title and poster are as absurd as you’d expect

Universal Pictures has revealed the title of The Lonely Island Movie, starring Andy Samberg. The wordy name is Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.
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Short on time? This moving company provides estimates via video calls

New York City-based Dumbo Moving has added virtual estimates. Users can schedule a video call to show their home and get a quick estimate.
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Looking for your color? Beauty brand adds a virtual shade matching selfie service

The beauty brand Trestique has added a new service in which professional makeup artists offer custom recommendations based on user-uploaded selfies.
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Batman v Superman gears up for box-office debut: Ticket pre-sale starts Monday

The ticket pre-sale for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starts Monday as the film gears up for its box-office debut.
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Xzibit to guest star as a rival to Lucious on Fox’s Empire

Xzibit has landed a guest starring role on Fox's Empire. The rapper-slash-actor will play a rival to Terrence Howard's character, Lucious.
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Tom Hardy is a 'very dangerous man' in the new trailer for FX's Taboo

FX Network has released the first trailer for Taboo, an upcoming event series starring Tom Hardy as a dangerous shipping empire heir.

Spotify ditches its data centers to live in Google’s cloud

Spotify has announced that it is moving its infrastructure onto the Google Cloud Platform. The streamer's service will move within the next 18 months.
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Creed’s Michael B. Jordan attached to star in yet another Thomas Crown Affair remake

MGM has the latest Thomas Crown Affair remake in the works, and Creed's Michael B. Jordan is attached to star.
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Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour extends into 2016

Weird Al Yankovic has announced plans to extend his Mandatory World Tour into 2016. The comedian-slash-musician has added dozens of new dates.
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Netflix’s first German series is coming in 2017

Netflix has set its first German series, Dark, for 2017. The show is described as a "family saga with a supernatural twist."
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Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee, with $52 million earned in 2015

Jennifer Lawrence has been named the highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee by Forbes. The actresses brought in $52 million between June 2014 and June 2015.

Instagram has a David Bowie miniseries set to premiere soon

A David Bowie miniseries is coming to Instagram on February 25. Called Unbound, the series will span 16 short episodes.
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Zach Galifianaksis’ FX comedy series Baskets has been renewed for season 2

FX has renewed Baskets for season 2. The comedy series, which stars Zach Galifianakis, premiered in January 2016.
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Falcon thinks ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is Marvel’s best movie yet

Captain America: Civil War may be the best Marvel film yet, according to Anthony Mackie, the actor who plays Falcon in the comic book-inspired franchise.
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Guess how long Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will be

The run time of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been revealed. The upcoming superhero flick runs for 2 hours and 31 minutes.
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Martin Freeman’s Captain America: Civil War role sets him up for more Marvel movies

Martin Freeman's Captain America: Civil War role has been revealed. The Sherlock star will play Everett Ross in the upcoming Marvel superhero film.
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Hollywood doesn’t have a diversity problem, it has an ‘inclusion crisis,’ says new study

A new study out of USC's Annenberg School finds that Hollywood's "diversity problem" is better described as an "inclusion crisis."
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The Simpsons takes on the 2016 presidential election in a hilarious parody video

The Simpsons parodies the 2016 presidential election and candidates in a new Web video, likening the entire process to a nightmare.
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Amazon lands Woody Allen’s upcoming film starring Steve Carell and Blake Lively

Amazon Studios has acquired the North American rights to Woody Allen's next film, an untitled romantic comedy starring Steve Carell, Blake Lively, and more.

Play it again: HBO renews rock ‘n’ roll drama Vinyl for season 2

HBO has renewed its rock 'n' roll drama, Vinyl, for season 2. The series stars Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, and more.
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Aaron Paul is involved with a cult in new trailer for Hulu’s upcoming drama The Path

Hulu has released the trailer for its upcoming original The Path, starring Aaron Paul. The drama series will premiere on March 30.
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Hate paying for your cable box? A new FCC proposal has gained traction

The FCC has approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which aims to give consumers more flexibility in choosing set-top boxes for watching cable TV.
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An upcoming Harry Potter concert series will revamp the viewing experience

Warner Bros. and CineConcerts will team up to launch a Harry Potter concert series that will present the movies to fans with a live orchestra accompaniment.
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Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson to star in Seth Rogen’s Hulu pilot, Future Man

The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson is set to star in the Hulu pilot of Future Man, which comes from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
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Michael Shannon goes to extremes to save his powerful son in new Midnight Special trailer

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the upcoming sci-fi thriller Midnight Special, which stars Michael Shannon, Jaeden Lieberher, and Kirsten Dunst.
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Fandango acquires Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster

Fandango announced Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes from Warner Bros. Entertainment.
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New neighbors Instagram fans? OpenHouse uses social media to find your dream house

OpenHouse, a real estate company, launched its website and app Wednesday. Users can customize their preferences to find their dream home.
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Homer Simpson will magically appear live in new Simpsons episode

The Simpsons will feature a three-minute live segment during a May episode in which Homer Simpson will respond to fan questions posted on Twitter.