| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Join us at 11 a.m. PDT Thursday for a live chat about "Escape From Tomorrow," the independent movie filmed without Disney's authorization at the company's theme parks. Lead actor Roy Abramsohn will talk with Times film writer Mark Olsen about the movie,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to score Dodgers-Cardinals tickets.
The Skinny: Even I'm starting to feel sorry for the New York Giants, and I'm a die-hard Washington Redskins fan. It's Friday so let's make this fast and furious. Today's roundup...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Pat Mitchell, chief executive of the Paley Center for Media -- which serves a dual role as think tank for the entertainment industry and fan club for TV shows -- will step down in 2014 after eight years in the post, people familiar with the matter said....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The Walt Disney Co. released a video that gives the first glimpse of planned attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., based on the blockbuster movie "Avatar."
The drawings and other images of the Avatar attractions were released over the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood.
The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value.
Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Oren Aviv, chief marketing officer for 20th Century Fox, has been let go from the studio.
[Updated, 10:20 a.m. PDT Oct. 17: Confirming Aviv's departure, the studio announced that he would be replaced by Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus, who have been...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Veteran Fox television executive Mike Hopkins has been named the chief executive of Hulu, the online video site.
Hopkins has served as president of distribution for Fox Networks since 2008. His appointment suggests that the companies that control Hulu...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
"Escape From Tomorrow," the unauthorized independent film that was shot guerrilla-style at Disney theme parks and made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival in January, arrives in movie theaters and on video on demand on Friday. Join us for a live chat...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:17 AM
With an estimated $100 million in 2012 income, “Lincoln” director and DreamWorks studio head Steven Spielberg topped Forbes’ list of the biggest male earners in show business, but he still trailed Madonna by some $25 million.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Fox Networks, a television unit of 21st Century Fox, has tapped Michael Biard as its new president of distribution.
In that role, Biard will oversee all distribution strategy for Fox's 45 national and regional networks including Fox Broadcasting and...