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The film industry plays a significant role in the cultural makeup of the United States, but its significance goes deeper than that. It is important to the economy and has even been used as a vehicle for social change. To get the latest film industry news so that you are always in the know, sign up for the Wiser daily digest today. The film industry in the United States is made up of some of the most famous people in the world along with big egos, hard-nosed business people, aspiring wannabes, and hard working Americans. It origins can be traced back to the early 1900s, and its spiritual and practical home is in Hollywood. The industry covers everything from independent cinema to multi-million dollar blockbusters. While America dominates English-speaking cinema, India is actually the largest producer of films in the world. It is an industry that is worth watching too, as are developments in technology, alterations in distribution methods, and the ever-changing tastes of consumers, particularly in relation to on-demand personal viewing. You can stay up-to-date with all of this and more with Wiser's film industry news email. It is the quickest and easiest way to get your film news.

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‘Black Panther’ Blows Away Box Office With $192M Weekend
CBS St. Louis • Cbs Baltimore
‘Girls’ star plays clueless, creepy ex in uneven rom-com
New York Post • Sara Stewart
Jennifer Aniston's home had little trace of Justin Theroux
Daily Mail • Dailymail.Com, Ryan Parry West Coast Correspondent
Director Ryan Coogler Surprised Fans At A "Black Panther" Screening In His Hometown
BuzzFeed • Krystie Lee Yandoli
Dustin Lance Black gets his price and more for Hollywood Hills West home
Los Angeles Times • Jack Flemming
Take a look at how Florence became an unforgettable game
Polygon - All • Allegra Frank
Tiffany Haddish is going to make sure the Oscars are hilarious
The FADER • David Renshaw
Sundance Selects Takes U.S. Rights To ‘Grey Gardens’-Style Doc ‘That Summer’
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How ‘Disaster Artist’ Writers Created Story of Friendship for Director-Star James Franco
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Fans in a tizzy for a Jennifer Aniston-Brad Pitt reunion
CNN • Lisa Respers France
 
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‘Black Panther’ Blows Away Box Office With $192M Weekend
CBS St. LouisCbs Baltimore
Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.
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‘Girls’ star plays clueless, creepy ex in uneven rom-com
New York PostSara Stewart
Zosia Mamet takes a step beyond “Girls,” but can’t shed its affectations, in “The Boy Downstairs,” an uneven rom-com from debut feature writer-director Sophie Brooks. Diana, Mamet’s aspiring-author character, returns to New York from two years abroad only to discover she’s rented...
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Jennifer Aniston's home had little trace of Justin Theroux
Daily MailDailymail.Com, Ryan Parry West Coast Correspondent
A photo shoot for a posh architectural magazine signaled the end of the marriage of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, DailyMail.com can reveal. The glamorous couple was expected to appear in a high end shoot with Architectural Digest promoting their luxury designer...
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Director Ryan Coogler Surprised Fans At A "Black Panther" Screening In His Hometown
BuzzFeedKrystie Lee Yandoli
Ryan Coogler, the director of Black Panther, surprised audience members at a Thursday night screening of the movie in his hometown of Oakland, California. "This theater means a lot to me. It's the first theater that I remember," Coogler said when he...
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Dustin Lance Black gets his price and more for Hollywood Hills West home
Los Angeles TimesJack Flemming
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has passed on his 1950s home in Hollywood Hills West, selling the two-bedroom spot for $950,000. The cream-colored and red-trimmed home has a staircase leading up to a Dutch front door. Hardwood floors and built-ins highlight...
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Take a look at how Florence became an unforgettable game
Polygon - AllAllegra Frank
Go inside the making of this gorgeous game We’re in love with Florence, an absolute gem of a mobile game about the bumpy road of relationships. Our appreciation is only further by this look behind the scenes at developer Mountains, the new...
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Tiffany Haddish is going to make sure the Oscars are hilarious
The FADERDavid Renshaw
Tiffany Haddish, your favorite loose-lipped Beyoncé correspondent, has been announced as a presenter at this year's Academy Awards. Haddish will hand out one of the prizes at the 2018 ceremony, which takes place on March 4. Girls Trip star Haddish, who helped...
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Sundance Selects Takes U.S. Rights To ‘Grey Gardens’-Style Doc ‘That Summer’
DeadlinePeterdeadline
U.S deals are starting to emerge from Berlin with Sundance Selects picking up Grey Gardens-style doc That Summer. The distributor will launch Göran Hugo Olsson’s film this spring. The doc, which has its international premiere at the Berlinale, centers on the film...
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How ‘Disaster Artist’ Writers Created Story of Friendship for Director-Star James Franco
VarietyTimgray2013
A24’s “The Disaster Artist” is all about defying expectations. The 2003 Tommy Wiseau film “The Room” was a fiasco, but became an enduring hit. And in his 2017 movie about the making of the film, director-star James Franco approached this camp material...
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Fans in a tizzy for a Jennifer Aniston-Brad Pitt reunion
CNNLisa Respers France
()Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's marriage broke up back in 2005, but that hasn't stopped fans from wishing they would get back together. With Thursday's announcement that Aniston and her second husband, actor Justin Theroux, have separated, hope apparently springs eternal that...
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