| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Walt Disney Co. has hired a new advertising agency to oversee media planning for its movie studio.
OMD, whose clients include Pepsi and Visa, on Wednesday landed the Disney Studios account, which handles an estimated $800 million a year in advertising...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ricky Gervais doesn't understand why you're so afraid of him.
"People come up to me and say, 'Oh, I was scared to ask for your autograph in case you put me down,'" Gervais says in a hushed tone during a recent interview in New York. "No, no, I would...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
With "Whitey" Bulger given two life sentences on Thursday, a coda has been written to one of the most uncanny real-life mob stories in American history.
On the big screen, the tale may just be beginning.
“Black Mass,” the fact-based Bulger...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.
Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Lori Loughlin just dashed a few more "Full House" reunion hopes and dreams.
Remember when John Stamos put his former "Full House" costar on blast, calling her "the one that got away"? Well, it turns out the now-married Aunt Becky isn't spilling the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Johnny Depp has boldly gone where Kim Kardashian went before him. And no, we don't mean with a booty-baring selfie -- though we wouldn't kick one of those out of bed for eating crackers.
Depp, like Kardashian, has turned his dark tresses blond. A...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will not renew their first-look deal when it expires in 2014, ending a relationship that resulted in 27 movies and lasted more than 20 years.
Bruckheimer, whose summer tentpole "The Lone Ranger" was a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Walt Disney is once again turning to the Brothers Grimm for theatrical inspiration.
The studio that brought the classic Grimm's fairy tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to the big screen in 1937, said it began production last week on “Into the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Meryl Streep fans can get a first look at the Oscar-winning actress' bewitching role in the coming film “Into the Woods.”
The film version based on the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical started shooting this week in England, with...