Hollywood News Banter

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Matt Belloni, executive editor of the Hollywood Reporter joins Kim Masters to discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.

  • In an unusual move for a showrunner, Kurt Sutter announced the cancellation of his show The Bastard Executioner via an ad in the Hollywood Reporter and other publications.
  • It may not be happy holidays at the Weinstein Company. They've gone through two rounds of layoffs and a deal to sell their TV division fell through. The troubles at the studio mean a lot is riding on their forthcoming Tarantino movie The Hateful Eight.
  • The final Hunger Games movie will open huge, but after that, what's next for Lionsgate? The studio is one of the few truly independent ones left in the industry, but without franchises to hold them up, they may have to sell or merge.




Kim Masters


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