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King Kong Musical; New Streaming Site Coming

•Ready your airplanes and Gatling guns. Playbill reported that the premiere of "King Kong – Live on Stage" will be hitting Melbourne, Australia in 2013. The show is aimed at theaters, rather than arenas, and will feature a massive robotic Kong who will terrorize the stage. The show is rumored to be aiming for a spot on Broadway in the future.

•Broadcast networks are under fire to create less drama; Drama shows, anyway. Their viewers have been gradually shifting toward series that provide more laughs and less misery, TV Guide reported.

•Oscar-nominated screenwriter, journalist, and 1993 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Norman Corwin, died Tuesday at the age of 101. He was dubbed radio's poet laureate. Read his obituary in The LA Times.

• Facebook users across the globe will soon be able to view the spy-comedy, "Johnny English," from their computers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Through Facebook’s Social Cinema App, people in the U.S., U.K. and Australia will be able to view the movie, marking the first time Universal has used the application outside America. 

• Look out Netflix and Hulu, there may be a new sheriff in town. For close to two years Skype founders have been developing Vdio.com to compete against other video-streaming sites, Gigaom reported. The site's official launch date is currently unknown, but according to Deadline, images of movies and TV shows displayed on Vdio.com come from studios and networks including Warner Bros, AMC, Showtime, Sony, and Fox.

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