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Found Footage Friday: ‘Paranormal Activity 3′

16 October 2014 11:41 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Paranormal Activity 3

Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman

Written by Christopher Landon

2011, USA

Sequels in horror franchises are rarely ever connected to their predecessors with the exception of the same villain/outline that proves profitable. What makes the additions to the Paranormal Activity franchise different is that each follow-up expands the universe, further exploring the demon that plagued Katie and Micah in 2009. With Katie and Kristi both having their adult horrors played out onscreen with Paranormal Activity and Paranormal Activity 2, let’s do the time warp again.

The year is 1988, and cinematographer Dennis (Chris Smith) is moving in with girlfriend Julie (Lauren Bittner) and her two daughters Katie and Kristi. The story opens at a family wedding Dennis is filming, some of the conversation between attendees reveals quick insights into his relationship with Julie before the couple moves in together. Dennis and Julie aren’t getting married prior to the move, »

- Colin Biggs

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Dune Capital Buys Out Elliott Management’s Relativity Stake

2 October 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Investor Steven Mnuchin, Relativity Media CEO and Chairman Ryan Kavanaugh and Dune Capital Partners IV have agreed to buy out much of Elliott Management’s stake in the film and television studio.

Elliott will remain a minority investor in the studio. In addition, Relativity announced that Mnuchin has been named co-chairman of Relativity’s board. In a release announcing the transaction, Relativity said he is being brought on to prepare the company for possibly going public in 2016. The move gives the studio’s management greater operational control, which would be helpful in pulling off an Ipo.

“Steven has been a trusted advisor for years, and I personally recruited him to join our board,” Kavanaugh said in a statement. “He brings an unrivaled perspective on the ever-increasing value of content in Hollywood and Wall Street, and his experience will prove invaluable as we continue moving toward an Ipo.”

In 2012, Elliott sold »

- Brent Lang

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Fact: There Is No Such Thing as Too Much Zac Efron Shirtlessness

11 September 2014 12:20 PM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

Get your smelling salts ready - Zac Efron has gone shirtless yet again, and his toned body is still as gorgeous as you remember it. The actor put his rock-hard abs on display multiple times this week for his newest project, We Are Your Friends, in Malibu, CA. On Tuesday, during a bit of downtime from filming on the beach, Zac compared shirtless bodies with director (and familiar face to Catfish fans) Max Joseph. On Wednesday, Zac was spotted filming on a balcony with Max; another Catfish personality, Nev Schulman; and Emily Ratajkowski. Zac has a good reason to be proud of his physique, as he recently won the award for best shirtless performance at the MTV Movie Awards. Fans will likely remember that Zac was forced to strip during the award show when an overeager Rita Ora tore his top right off his body during his acceptance speech. He »

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Catfish Host Nev Schulman Admits He Punched a Woman in College, Insists It Was "a Case of Self-Defense"

10 September 2014 3:13 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

While Catfish host Nev Schulman may spend his days unraveling the truth and lies of online dating, it seems that the MTV star has now found himself at the center of his own headline-making scandal following the release of his new book, In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age.  In his tome, the self-professed "Dr. Drew of online relationships" details an incident which took place back in 2006 while he was attending college at Sarah Lawrence. During his junior year, Schulman describes how he accidentally "punched" a person in self-defense while serving as a photographer at the school's annual Sleaze Ball, a coming-out dance celebrating Lgbtq students, only to later »

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Sarah Lawrence Student Says Catfish’s Nev Schulman Punched Her ‘Repeatedly’ in the Head in 2006

10 September 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

In his new book, In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age, Nev Schulman — the boyish host of the MTV show Catfish — writes about the time he was “tossed out” of Sarah Lawrence College for punching a girl in the face. In the passage, Schulman explains away his behavior by saying he “hadn’t been aware of” the fact that the person he punched was a woman, because she was “short, stocky, crew-cut-styled.” So it struck many former students at Sarah Lawrence as hypocritical when Schulman tweeted a selfie from an elevator on Monday night, condemning former Ravens running back Ray Rice for domestic abuse against his wife, with the message “Real men show strength through patience and honor. This elevator is abuse free.”The anecdote Schulman shares in the book is also strange, not just because of the casual tone in which it’s written, but »

- Jessica Roy

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‘Catfish’ Star Nev Schulman Fires Back at Criticism Over Ray Rice Elevator Selfie

9 September 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Catfish” star Nev Schulman hit back at critics who blasted him for tweeting an elevator selfie just hours after NFL star Ray Rice's graphic assault video was leaked Monday. Coincidentally, the MTV host confessed to punching a woman in his recently released autobiography. Though Schulman insists the incident was self defense and that he would never make light of domestic abuse. “In college, I was in a situation where I was forced to defend myself, after being suddenly attacked,” Schulman told TheWrap. “Charges were brought, but my case was almost immediately dismissed as this was clearly a case of self-defense. »

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Zac Efron stars in We Are Your Friends trailer from Catfish's Max Joseph

8 September 2014 8:14 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Zac Efron has featured in a teaser trailer for the upcoming film We Are Your Friends.

The electronic dance music film is directed by Catfish star Max Joseph, who introduces the project in a new promo.

Efron's skateboarding and DJ skills are shown in the teaser, along with behind-the-scenes footage from Joseph and his crew.

Wes Bentley, 'Blurred Lines' star Emily Ratajkowski, Jonny Weston, Shiloh Fernandez and Alex Shaffer will also appear in the film.

We Are Your Friends is centred on Cole (Efron), a 23-year-old DJ who is struggling in the Hollywood Edm scene, while dreaming of becoming a major record producer.

Veteran DJ James (Bentley) begins mentoring him, before Cole gets close with James's girlfriend (Ratajkowski), causing tensions between the pair.

The film has yet to receive a release date, but is expected to arrive at cinemas in 2015.

Max Joseph is best known for co-hosting the MTV reality series Catfish with Nev Schulman. »

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Magic Mike Xxl Has Begun Production

2 September 2014 12:55 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

See the first tweet from the Magic Mike sequel - HuffPost Entertainment Listen to Kanye's wedding ode to Kim Kardashian - Vulture Which new Fall show will be the first to get canceled? - BuddyTV Images from the Ant-Man set reveal interesting possibilities - Moviepilot Another Got star lands a role in Star Wars: Episode VII - Moviefone These Game of Thrones theories are insane . . . but convincing - Cracked Janel Parrish might be joining Dancing With the Stars - Pretty Little Liars A chat with Catfish host Nev Schulman - Popsugar Love & Sex »

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Craig Ferguson Hosts Celebrity Name Game Hitting September 22

6 August 2014 10:51 AM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Television without game shows has just gone wrong, and even if there is a whole network devoted to them (which puts out original efforts), and there are a few primetime stabs at the general idea, the genre is decidedly missing from the landscape. Enter Craig Ferguson and Celebrity Name Game. The syndicated show is kicking off soon, and will be airing in virtually every market. The show boasts a casual atmosphere, and the chance for contestants to team up with celebrities for a chance at $20,000.

Get the full scoop below, and be sure to check this one out. We will be sure to keep you posted on this one, hopefully with lots of clips and info soon.

Can You Guess The Celebrity?

Celebrity Name Game Welcomes Celebrity Guests To Compete

In The New Craig Ferguson Hosted Game Show

Syndicated Series Set to Premiere on Monday, September 22, 2014

Celebrity Guest Stars Include:

Courteney Cox, »

- Marc Eastman

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MTV’s ‘Catfish’ Renewed for Season 4

11 July 2014 9:28 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

MTV has renewed reality hit “Catfish” for season four, the network announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. The series is hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph as they explore the truth and lies behind the world of online dating. The series is based on Schulman’s 2010 documentary film of the same name.

The show wrapped its third season on Wednesday night, drawing a 1.0 rating in the adults 18-49 demo.

The network also announced a series pickup for fantasy series “Shannara” from Jon FavreauMiles Millar and Alfred Gough, with the first two episodes to be directed by Jonathan Liebesman.


- Laura Prudom

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That’s Enough With the Special Guest Stars, ‘Catfish’

10 July 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

MTV’s Catfish doesn’t always save the big catches for its season finales – the first season finale centered on a tale so classic that it seemed as if it should be served with a side of fries and some coleslaw, a genuine romance marred by one half of the couple sending pictures of someone else and lying about her life (they eventually worked it out, at least for a bit), while the second season ended with a somewhat similar storyline (though this one was elevated by the revelation that the Catfisher had already run this same game on the Catfishee before) – so while we’ve come to expect blockbuster season finales from most other shows, the reality program seems disinterested in delivering that kind of television. Unless, of course, there’s a supermodel available to assist hosts Nev Schulman and Max Joseph as they go about their searching (read: stalking, Googling »

- Kate Erbland

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Catfish Finale Recap: Can Catfish Make You a Better Person?

10 July 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Fellow fishermen, we have reached the end of season 3. Can you believe it? As a present for wading through all the complex cyber love stories this season, Catfish is giving us a guest star. In this episode, Selita Ebanks is taking shotgun, while Max Joseph is sent to the back of the car to film. After hearing the model was a fan of the show, Nev Schulman invited her for a ride-along. At first it seems ridiculous to have a random celebrity join the team, but Ebanks proves she knows how to serve harsh truths and offer tender moments just »

- Kelli Bender

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MTV Renews 'Catfish' for Season 4

9 July 2014 5:43 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

MTV is ordering more Catfish. The Viacom-owned cable network has greenlighted a fourth season of the Nev Schulman and Max Joseph-hosted series exploring the world of online dating, two days after the third season wrapped. Catfish premiered its most recent season to 2 million viewers back in May, in line with the sophomore season's most-watched episodes. Actress Tracie Thoms (Rent) also appeared during the season seeking Schulman and Joseph's help in uncovering the truth about a fan. Catfish: The TV Show is a spinoff of the 2010 feature and follows a small documentary crew, led by Schulman

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- Philiana Ng

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Catfish Recap: Meet the Self-Proclaimed 'King of the Catfish'-es

12 June 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

"This is the kind of loser that gives our show a bad name," Max Joseph indignantly proclaims before storming off-camera in the most recent episode of Catfish. So yeah, this one was a doozy. This season, Nev Schulman and his camera-claw buddy Max have encountered lying family members, talented schemers and scorned celebs, but they were still shocked by the web of lies they unraveled this time. The saga starts with John, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, also known as Dearborn, Michigan. John comes to our Catfish connoisseurs with the usual tale of finding love online »

- Kelli Bender

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Zac Efron Becomes DJ for 'Catfish' Series Host Max Joseph to Direct

6 June 2014 10:26 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

No, this isn't some kind of sequel to Neighbors where Zac Efron's fraternity brother character finds a new, thoroughly appropriate profession to follow his party years in college. Instead, The Wrap reports Efron is in talks to star in an untitled project set up at Working Title (coincidentally enough) that will be a coming-of-age story about a young DJ working on what he hopes will be his first hit track. Max Joseph will direct the film, and while you may not know him as a filmmaker, he's a co-host of MTV's TV series "Catfish" with the original film's director Nev Schulman. Will this just be a flick for the MTV generation then? More below! It's hard to say, but Joseph has already gotten awards for his commercial Follow the Frog: And he also directed an acclaimed documentary short called 12 Years of Dfa Records which played South by Southwest. The »

- Ethan Anderton

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Zac Efron in Negotiations to Star in Max Joseph's Untitled DJ Project (Exclusive)

5 June 2014 2:58 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Hot off the stunning success of “Neighbors,” Zac Efron is in negotiations to star in Max Joseph's Untitled DJ Project, which will be produced by Working Title, multiple individuals familiar with the film have told TheWrap. Written by Joseph and  Meaghan Oppenheimer, the coming-of-age story follows a young DJ as he works on what he hopes will be his first hit track. A representative for Working Title had no comment. See photos: The Evolution of Zac Efron: From Squeaky Clean ‘High School’ Star to Raunchy Frat King Joseph is an up-and-coming filmmaker who co-hosts MTV's “Catfish” with Nev Schulman. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Tracie Thoms on Catfish: Everything You Need to Know About the First Celebrity on the MTV Show

5 June 2014 12:24 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tracie Thoms made a splash on TV on Wednesday, but it wasn't for a new role. The actress and singer was the first celebrity to appear on Catfish seeking the help of Nev Schulman and Max Joseph. In case you missed it, here's what went down. Thoms, who is known for her roles in Rent—both on Broadway and on film— and Cold Case, had been in contact with a super fan by the name of Sammie. Sammie helped promote Thoms' projects and the two communicated via Twitter. As Thoms said in the episode, a fan like Sammie is a dream come true to spread the word about projects. But Thoms wasn't the only person Sammie was speaking to. She also befriended Thoms' producer friend Lotti Knowles and The Glee »

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Catfish Recap: Even Celebrities Can Get 'Catfished'

5 June 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Sometimes celebrities really are just like "normal people." Not only do they buy groceries and go to the park, they can also get caught up in the tangled web of a catfish, as Rent actress Tracie Thoms did in the latest episode of Catfish. The star reached out to Nev Schulman and Max Joseph for help following up on a deceiving Twitter fan. By the time our boys arrived, Tracie had already discovered that one of her Twitter followers was pretending to be someone she was not. When the actress tried to confront her fan "Sammie" about the behavior, the »

- Kelli Bender

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Tracie Thoms Talks Being the First Celebrity Catfish (Video)

4 June 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

var brightcovevideoid = '3605430261001'; Wednesday's upcoming episode of Catfish: The TV Show isn't about romance. Instead, it's an eye-opening tale of how even celebrities are vulnerable to web deception. MTV gave People an exclusive look at the new episode, in which Rent and Death Proof actress Tracie Thoms enlists Nev Schulman and Max Joseph's help to find a fan that went too far. Thoms shared how she formed a friendship with a girl named Sammie, after Sammie reached out over Twitter to help the star promote her film Raze. Unfortunately, Thoms eventually discovered that Sammie was creating multiple fake »

- Kelli Bender

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Viacom and Joyful Heart Foundation Partner For ‘No More’ Domestic Violence PSAs

29 May 2014 12:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Viacom has partnered with Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation for a new series of PSAs aimed to raise awareness for the No More movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

The “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” actress directed the Viacom No More PSAs and produced them alongside Niels Schuurmans, executive vice president, Viacom Velocity Creative.

The spots feature a diverse array of Viacom celebrities, including MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway, Spike’s “Ink Master” host Dave Navarro, VH1 “Big Morning Buzz Live” host Nick Lachey, MTV “Catfish” stars Nev Schulman and Max Joseph, and Bet “106 & Park” hosts Bow Wow & Keshia Chanté. Additional celebrities in the PSAs include Sophia Bush, Jemima Kirke, Natasha Lyonne, Danny Pino and more. The spots will begin airing across Viacom’s networks this summer.

Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman — who will be honored by the Joyful Heart Foundation at its Joyful Revolution »

- Laura Prudom

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