In a guest column, Damon Lindelof says the "spectacular storytelling" of "Breaking Bad" and its finale has finally helped him let go of his own show "Lost." Hollywood Reporter.
CBS was the biggest winner Tuesday with 12 trophies at the 34th News and Documentary Emmy Awards. PBS earned nine, and HBO picked up six Emmys. "Frontline" executive producer David Fanning received a lifetime achievement award. NATAS.
Focus Features drops bombshells that leader James Schamus is leaving and that the New York office is completely shutting down. Deadline.
Bestselling author Tom Clancy dies at 66. He sold over 50 million books and was the creator of the Jack Ryan film franchise, including "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games." Variety.
Disney will attempt to relaunch the "101 Dalmatians" franchise with another live action film focusing on villain Cruella de Vil. Glenn Close starred in the 1996 and 2000 films. Thompson on Hollywood/Indiewire.
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