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SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS UP WITH ICONIC VIDEO GAME COMPANIES AS CLASSIC CHARACTERS COME TOGETHER IN “PIXELS”

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015.

THE ACADEMY PRESENTS “BEAU AND JEFF: A TALE OF TWO BRIDGES”

LOS ANGELES, CA – Actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges will share the stage at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Beau and Jeff: A Tale of Two Bridges,” on Monday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bing Theater in Los Angeles. In a conversation about their long and remarkable careers, including that of their father Lloyd, the siblings will select clips from each other’s work and discuss the legacy of a legendary Hollywood dynasty.

Win a Hometown Screening & Walk on Role in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

As interrupted by an X-Wing pilot and rogue robot, Director J.J. Abrams announced the chance for fans to win an advance private screening of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' in their hometown!

In the video below, Abrams says: “We are so grateful for the support that the fans from over 119 countries have shown for Force for Change. As we close this final week, we’ve added an additional prize that allows the fans the opportunity to see the movie early as a thank you for supporting such a great cause as UNICEF’s innovative, lifesaving work for children.”

Guess The Box Office - Hercules

We've changed up our Guess The Box Office format to really test those brains and to ease people's fears about last minute guesses. So if you've got a moment, enter our 'Hercules' Guess The Box Office contest!

  1. Enter your guess below for what the final total *domestic* box office will be through Sunday July 27th 2014.
  2. Check back Monday afternoon to see if you're a winner!
  3. YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR GUESS THROUGH THE RAFFLECOPTER WIDGET BELOW TO QUALIFY.
  4. The closest person will win:

Patriot Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Dies at Age 21

Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's young daughter in 2000's The Patriot, died at the age of 21 on Saturday, July 19. She was found at her home in Houston, Texas, but a cause of death has not been determined, CNN reports.

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Source URL: https://celebrity.yahoo.com/news/patriot-actress-skye-mccole-bartusiak-dies-age-21-183000778-us-weekly.html

Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86

Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early on Sunday.

Garner, who built a six-decade career playing ruggedly charming, good-natured anti-heroes and received the highest honor of the Screen Actors Guild in 2004, was found dead from natural causes on Saturday night at his Los Angeles home, according to police.
Source URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/20/us-people-garner-death-idUSKBN0FP0C420140720

Joe Swanberg Talks Working With Anna Kendrick (Again) and His Adorable Son in 'Happy Christmas'

Man or machine? That question could be raised when looking over the resume of writer/director/actor Joe Swanberg. While seemingly always busy, his profile has been significantly raised within the last year after the critical success of his last film, Drinking Buddies.

Angelina Jolie To Direct & Co-Star With Brad Pitt In 'By The Sea'

Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie’s next film project, By The Sea, written and to be directed by Jolie, it was announced today by Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Pictures.

The intimate, character-driven drama stars Jolie and Brad Pitt. Jolie and Pitt will also produce the project.

LIONSGATE AND SAMSUNG TO DEBUT OFFICIAL THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 TRAILER

Santa Monica, Calif. and Dallas, TX – July 18, 2014 –Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung), have teamed up on the next installment of the global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. The collaboration will launch with all fans getting a sneak peek of the film’s first official teaser trailer, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, exclusively on Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab® S ahead of its online release.