The Hollywood Reporter's list of its 10 best stories of the week:
FOREVER 74 DEGREES: HOW MOVIE THEATERS KEEP COOL DURING SUMMER
Yes, there is a baseline number maintained across most theaters -- but keeping it there is harder than you might think.
BOX OFFICE REPORT: `DESPICABLE ME 2' LEAVING `LONE RANGER' IN THE DUST
Universal's 3D animated event pic is eyeing a five-day debut in the $120 million range; Disney's big-budget Western may only earn $50 million to $60 million.
FORMER MSNBC AND `SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' INTERNS TARGET NBCUNIVERSAL IN LAWSUIT
The class action seeks unpaid wages for hundreds of interns who worked at the company in the past three years.
`THE BUTLER' BATTLE ESCALATES: WEINSTEIN CO. HINTS LAWSUIT, RAISES ANTITRUST WARNING
The fight over the name for Lee Daniels' White House movie continues, with lawyer David Boies' threatening letters dispatched to Warner Bros. and the MPAA.
FEW OPTIONS FOR WEINSTEIN CO. IN WAKE OF MPAA `BUTLER' RULING (ANALYSIS)
A high-powered litigator on behalf of TWC is pressing an antitrust claim, but a new Supreme Court decision makes it unlikely he'll succeed.
SHANGHAI FESTIVAL: OLIVER STONE CALLS WHISTLEBLOWER EDWARD SNOWDEN A HERO
Stone went on to praise WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Bradley Manning, and condemned President Barack Obama's administration for its prosecution of whistleblowers.
WARNER BROS. SPACE THRILLER `GRAVITY' TO OPEN VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
The film starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and directed by Alfonso Cuaron will have its world premiere at the Italian fest.
CLOONEY, BULLOCK'S `GRAVITY' TO OPEN VENICE: IS IT A MAJOR AWARDS CONTENDER? (ANALYSIS)
THR's awards analyst looks at how the fest's previous openers have gone on to fare at the Oscars and Globes.
GEORGE LUCAS, JOAN DIDION TO RECEIVE WHITE HOUSE HONORS
There are 23 cultural figures receiving this year's National Medals of Arts and Humanities in Washington D.C. on July 10.
`THE BIBLE' SEQUEL: 7 BIZARRE SCENES TO LOOK OUT FOR
Burning Christians! CGI Ascensions! Smoked fish! Part two to Mark Burnett's blockbuster miniseries, which is heading from History to NBC, has potential for much epic weirdness.