| Jan 22, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- The romantic fantasy "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" led Academy Awards contenders Thursday with 13 nominations, among them best picture and acting honors for Brad Pitt and Taraji P. Henson, and a directing slot for David Fincher.
| Dec 13, 2008
HOLLYWOOD -- Actor Hugh Jackman, named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" last month, will host of the 81st Academy Awards ceremony.
Traditionally, the Oscar ceremony is hosted by a comedian, including Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres,...
| Jan 30, 2009
The actor who once played Batman will soon be sporting a different kind of costume. Val Kilmer, star of 1995's "Batman Forever," has been named this year's King of Bacchus.
His reign will include Kilmer, decked out in royal apparel, riding through New...
| Jul 11, 2009
The Los Feliz home of L.A. Police Chief William J. Bratton and his wife, Rikki Klieman, has come on the market at $1,875,000.
The one-story house, built in 1964, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,716 square feet. Described in the Multiple...
| Jul 3, 2009
Actress Brynn Thayer and her husband, award-winning manager-writer-producer David Steinberg, have sold their longtime Pacific Palisades home for $2,995,000.
The 3,300-square-foot post-and-beam house, built in 1972, has four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 6:22 AM
0 Waffles (Out of 4) - I am a big fan of Dwayne "I Will Always Call You The Rock" Johnson, so I hope he was paid well for this one. In fact, I hope he went into the negotiations with a list.
Read Horrible Dialogue Like "You Can't Handle The Tooth" = $1...
| Jun 7, 2009
NIGHT OF A MILLION LAUGHS IN MALIBU
There was magic in the air when Liane and Richard Weintraub opened their home for an intimate gathering to benefit the Malibu Foundation for Youth & Families. The intent of this Night of a Million Laughs was serious...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 12:26 PM
Join nationally recognized acting teacher, Richard Robichaux (who has worked with the likes of Al Pacino, Susan Sarandon, Billy Crystal and Michael J. Fox) as he explores the journey of film acting from stage to screen and the challenges and opportunities...
| Nov 3, 2009
Producer ran circuit of theaters
John Kenley, 103, a theater producer who ran a legendary summer stock circuit in Ohio that attracted Broadway and Hollywood stars as varied as Ethel Merman and Burt Reynolds, died Oct. 23 at the Cleveland...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 6:59 AM
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Back story: Formerly known as the Sheraton Yankee Clipper, the Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel reopened in January 2010 after a multimillion-dollar renovation. A Fort...
| Jul 4, 2010
Ed Limato, a longtime Hollywood agent known for shepherding A-list talent and throwing lively pre-Oscar parties at his Coldwater Canyon home, died Saturday. He was 73.
Limato died of lung disease at his home in Beverly Hills, said Christian Muirhead, a...