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Sweet 16! Wizard World Comic Con Adds Reno, Nevada, As Sixteenth Event On 2014 Schedule, November 21-23, At Reno-Sparks Convention Center

World's Largest Pop Culture Convention Series Expands To Nevada For the First Time, Becomes Eighth New 2014 Event; 'Boondock Saints' stars Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco, 'Green Power Ranger' Jason David Frank First Celebrities Announced

RENO, Nev.--(Business Wire)--Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD), the world's largest pop culture convention series, today announced the addition of Reno, Nev., to the 2014 calendar of its already largest Comic Con Tour. Wizard World Reno Comic Con, slated for November 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, becomes the 16th event on next year's schedule and the first ever produced by Wizard World in Nevada.

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Kaskade and Jason Bentley Join Insomniac Documentary “Under the Electric Sky”

Film follows festival goers along their journey through Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas 2013

Los Angeles – EDC 2013: Under the Electric Sky, the forthcoming documentary chronicling the fan experience through the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Las Vegas, has signed on Kaskade to create the musical score to accompany the film. KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley will act as the music supervisor and musical director for the documentary and the film’s soundtrack. In June 2013, EDC Las Vegas attracted a sold out crowd of 345,000 attendees over three days at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Star Wars: Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015

With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII.

“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.

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20TH CENTURY FOX ANIMATION AND REEL FX ANIMATION STUDIOS ANNOUNCE CASTING FOR THE BOOK OF LIFE

 CHANNING TATUM, ZOË SALDANA, DIEGO LUNA, CHRISTINA APPLEGATE, ICE CUBE, KATE del CASTILLO AND RON PERLMAN TOPLINE COMEDY PRODUCED BY GUILLERMO DEL TORO, AND DIRECTED BY JORGE GUTIERREZ 

LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2013) __ 20th Century Fox Animation and Reel FX Animation Studios today announced casting for the companies’ animated comedy THE BOOK OF LIFE, which 20th Century Fox releases in theaters everywhere October 17, 2014. 

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Emma Thompson to Receive Prestigious Modern Master Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, screenwriter and  producer Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs January 30 – February 9, 2014, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling.  The Tribute will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the historic Arlington Theatre.

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Tao at Village at The Lift with Moët & Chandon Nectar Imperial Rose and Stella Artois in Park City, Utah – Night 2

TAO returned to Village at the Lift for its second night of the season in Park City. The exclusive pop-up nightclub brought together the Sundance Film Festival’s elite including William H. Macy, Ashley Greene, and Luke Wilson among others.

William H. Macy was one of the first to arrive at TAO at Village at the Lift right at doors opened at 11pm, arriving with a large party all of whom enjoyed their table at TAO. Luke Wilson attended the party as well, having a great time drinking and dancing with friends.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred Hosts Infinitely Polar Bear Premiere Party with Director Maya Forbes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Cast members Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo join Chase Sapphire cardholders and VIP guests at exclusive celebration

PARK CITY, Utah--(Business Wire),   Chase Sapphire Preferred, a premier travel and dining rewards card from Chase, hosted the Infinitely Polar Bear Premiere Party during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 18, at THE SHOP Yoga Studio. Infinitely Polar Bear writer and director Maya Forbes attended the celebration and walked the “Sapphire blue” carpet alongside cast members Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imgene Wolodarsky and Ashley Aufderheide.

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Zack Snyder’s Superman/Batman and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Peter Pan Announce New Release Dates

Zack Snyder’s Much-Anticipated Superman/Batman Film Moves to May 6, 2016. Warner Bros. Pictures’ All New Peter Pan Adventure Flies into a July 17, 2015 Release Date.

BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)--Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that the release of Zack Snyder’s untitled Superman/Batman film has been moved to May 6, 2016, allowing the filmmakers time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story. The decision was made following the shift of the start of production to second quarter of this year. The Studio has also set a July 17, 2015, worldwide release date for its as-yet-untitled all-new Peter Pan adventure. Joe Wright will direct the epic live-action film about the boy who would never grow up, created by J.M. Barrie. The dual date announcement was made by Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINS ON LIONSGATE AND ODDLOT ENTERTAINMENT’S ACTION COMEDY MORTDECAI STARRING JOHNNY DEPP

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINS ON LIONSGATE AND ODDLOT ENTERTAINMENT’S ACTION COMEDY MORTDECAI STARRING JOHNNY DEPP

SANTA MONICA and CULVER CITY, CA  October 21, 2013 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and OddLot Entertainment announced today that principal photography has begun in London on the action comedy MORTDECAI. Based on the popular three-novel anthology by Kyril Bonfiglioli, which has amassed a significant cult following, the film features an all-star cast including Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn. Guy Burnet, Michael Byrne, Michael Culkin, Jonny Pasvolsky, Ulrich Thomsen, and Paul Whitehouse have also joined the cast of the film which David Koepp is directing from a script written by Eric Aronson.  Andrew Lazar, Johnny Depp, Christi Dembrowski and OddLot’s Gigi Pritzker are producing the project.

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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Coolidge Corner Theatre Announce 2013 Science on Screen Grant Recipients

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Coolidge Corner Theatre Announce 2013 Science on Screen Grant Recipients

Popular Program That Pairs Films with Science Speakers Continues Successful National Expansion as 20 Independent U.S. Cinemas Receive $140,000 in Grants

Brookline, MA,  - The Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation recently named the 20 independent nonprofit cinemas that will receive grants to participate in the national Science on Screen initiative. Originating in 2005 with and overseen by Boston’s Coolidge Corner Theatre, Science on Screen pairs film screenings with lively discussions by science and technology experts. Each film serves as a jumping off point for the speaker to explore a related science or technology topic in a way that engages popular culture audiences.

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