Zoolander steals the spotlight from The Terminator at Paramount's CinemaCon panel

Zoolander steals the spotlight from The Terminator at Paramount's CinemaCon panel

Oh, and about that "Daddy's Home" sneak...

LAS VEGAS - Without massive tentpoles on the horizon this year, Paramount Pictures pulled off the impossible and actually created some buzz Tuesday morning on the first full day of CinemaCon.  It all began with the Arnold Schwarzenegger kicking things off with a sneak of "Terminator: Genisys."

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 'Magic Mike XXL' and a potential Johnny Depp comeback top WB's CinemaCon sneaks

'Magic Mike XXL' and a potential Johnny Depp comeback top WB's CinemaCon sneaks

What we liked and what we didn't

LAS VEGAS - Warner Bros. is still the grand old lady of Hollywood and the studio brought out a slew of stars for its annual CinemaCon presentation.  They also, unlike some of their sister studios, pretty much went through their entire slate for 2015 and dipped a toe into 2016.  What really got us percolating, however, were the first signs of a Johnny Depp comeback.

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Guillermo Del Toro , Sienna Miller on 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Jake Gyllenhaal, Guillermo Del Toro , Sienna Miller on 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Plus: What films are going to be screened as part of the Director's Fortnight?

Xavier Dolan just can't stay away from the Cannes Film Festival.  Last year's Special Jury prize winner for "Mommy" thought he should have won the Palm d'Or and now he'll be part of the jury deciding that prestigious honor.  Oh, my.

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Tom Cruise hung on to a plane eight different times for 'Mission: Impossible 5'

Tom Cruise hung on to a plane eight different times for 'Mission: Impossible 5'

'Rogue Nation' star hits Vegs for CinemaCon and sneaks two new clips

LAS VEGAS - Paramount Pictures presentation at the 5th Annual CinemaCon convention featured a former California governor and a hilarious bit from an infamous male model, but it was Tom Cruise appearing on behalf of "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" that really got the world's theater owners jazzed.

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Review: 'The Age of Adeline' is gorgeous but also a complete mess

Review: 'The Age of Adeline' is gorgeous but also a complete mess

A great Harrison Ford moment no one will ever appreciate

Nothing is more frustrating than watching a film with so much potential make one disastrous mistake after another. That, sadly, is the disappointing reality of Lee Toland Kreiger's "The Age of Adaline."

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Looks like Ryan Gosling is joining Harrison Ford in new 'Blade Runner' sequel

Looks like Ryan Gosling is joining Harrison Ford in new 'Blade Runner' sequel

Denis Villeneuve's next becoming more intriguing by the minute

Not only is Denis Villeneuve heading to Cannes for the first time with "Sicario," but the Canadian filmmaker may have his second lead for his next film, the untitled "Blade Runner" sequel.  

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'Inside Out,' 'Carol' and 'Macbeth' highlight the 2015 Cannes Film Festival selections

'Inside Out,' 'Carol' and 'Macbeth' highlight the 2015 Cannes Film Festival selections

Gus Van Sant's 'The Sea of Trees' and Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario' both in competition

Once again, the world is coming to Cannes and with it some of the more anticipated films of the year. Festival du Cannes President Pierre Lescure and General Delgate (aka Festival Director) Thierry Fremaux revealed this year's main competition and Un Certain Regard slates during a long and rambling press conference early this morning and a number of American auteurs are once again in the mix.

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25 years later: How 'In Living Color' broke sketch comedy's race barrier

25 years later: How 'In Living Color' broke sketch comedy's race barrier

Season one cast members look back on Fox's hit series a quarter century on

In the summer of 1989, while Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" was sounding a thunderclap in cinemas, a troupe of largely black actors and comedians came together on a Fox sound stage in Century City to produce a sketch comedy show aimed at servicing a minority point of view that had been underrepresented by the medium. With producer Keenen Ivory Wayans at the helm, fresh off the success of his 1988 Blaxploitation parody film "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," eight individuals — a then-unknown Jim Carrey along with Kelly Coffield, Kim Coles, Tommy Davidson, David Alan Grier, T'Keyah "Crystal" Keymáh and Wayans' siblings Damon and Kim — filmed the first episodes of "In Living Color." The show debuted on April 15, 1990, and 25 years later, Damon Wayans can't help but remember first and foremost that he had hair back then.

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Damon Wayans on the inspiration behind Homey D. Clown, 'Men On…' and more

Damon Wayans on the inspiration behind Homey D. Clown, 'Men On…' and more

Homey owes a lot to comedian Paul Mooney

Damon Wayans was the second major cast member from "In Living Color" to leave the show, after Kim Coles. He departed following the third season to pursue a big screen career, starring in films like "The Last Boy Scout," "Blankman" and "Major Payne." But during his time with the show, he left an unmistakable signature that can be felt across a number of colorful characters.

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Kelly Coffield, T'Keyah 'Crystal' Keymáh and Kim Wayans on drawing from experience

Kelly Coffield, T'Keyah 'Crystal' Keymáh and Kim Wayans on drawing from experience

The inspirations behind Benita Butrell, Velma Mulholland and more

As Kim Wayans says in our extended feature on the 25th anniversary of "In Living Color," her brother Keenen was always encouraging on-screen talent to draw on real-life circumstances and relationships to inject truth into their work. That was, as Damon Wayans explains, the big difference between "Saturday Night Live," a writer-driven show, and "In Living Color," a character-driven show where actors were eventually encouraged to pitch characters and concepts and work them out with the writers.

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