Tuesday, April 23, 2013

'Thor: The Dark World' Trailer Debuts, John Woo's'Flying Tigers' Announced, A&E Networks Ups Nancy Dubuc

'Thor: The Dark World' Trailer Debuts, John Woo's 'Flying Tigers' Announced, A&E Networks Ups Nancy Dubuc

Trailer: 'Thor: The Dark World'

The Marvel sequel to the 2011 tentpole-starter opens November 8. (HUFF) 

John Woo’s 'Flying Tigers' Set For Takeoff

The fact-based World War II drama was announced at the Beijing International Film Festival and is scheduled to be released theatrically in two parts in China and as a miniseries worldwide. (SCR)

A&E Networks Chooses Nancy Dubuc as New Chief

Dubuc will succeed Abbe Raven, who was promoted to Chairwoman of A&E Networks, with oversight of A&E Networks channels. (NYT)

Woodstock Icon Richie Havens Dies at 72

The veteran musician recorded more than 25 albums and performed more than three hours at the Woodstock festival, an event that shaped his career for over four decades. (BBC)

Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Lineup Announced

Twenty one features are included in the festival section, including opener The Congress and closing film Henri. (DH)

Why Ryan Kavanaugh Is Now The Most-Watched Man In Hollywood

Forbes’ profile of the Relativity Media titan. (FOR)

‘Revenge' Showrunner Shakeup: Mike Kelley Departs Series

The former O.C. producer and Swingtown creator announced he will not return with the third season; Sunil Nayar is expected to assume Kelley’s duties. (LF)

Tribeca: Breakout Director Sean Dunne Talks 'Oxyana'

Dunne discusses his unflinching first feature doc Oxyana, based on the oxycontin epidemic transforming the small town of Oceana, West Virginia. (TOH)

Pilot Locations: L.A. Makes Drama Rebound, New York Gains In Comedy

An analysis of 2013 drama pilots by location. (DH)

Aereo to Launch in Boston on May 15

The launch of the service to preregistered customers, its first outside of New York City, will also be offered to eligible consumers in the Boston DMA area, after May 30.  (B&C)

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