| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:08 PM
The Santa Monica home of screenwriter Alvin Sargent and his late wife, film producer Laura Ziskin, has come on the market at $11.85 million.
Ziskin worked with designer Jane Hallworth in creating the detailed interiors. A back-lit honeycomb onyx...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Update: TV and film actor J.K. Simmons has sold his Hollywood Hills-area contemporary home for $1,585,000, the Multiple Listing Services shows.
The two-story view home, built in 2000, sits on more than half an acre on a gated street. It has five bedrooms...
| Jun 14, 2011
When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away.
But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:00 AM
China is rolling up the red carpet for Hollywood.
Just six months after Chinese and American leaders reached a new agreement allowing more foreign movies into the world's most populous nation, officials there are trying to torpedo the box office...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:13 AM
NEW YORK — Seeing as he grew up in the county of Surrey in southeast England and was called one of Britain's rising stage actors at an early age, you might expect that Andrew Garfield has Sir Laurence Olivier as one of his role models.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:01 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" swung into theaters overseas this weekend and ensnared audiences in Asia.
The superhero film, which debuts in the U.S. on Tuesday, opened in 13 foreign countries this weekend and grossed a strong $50.2 million, according to an...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:54 PM
With the debut of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on Tuesday, Sony Pictures has six days to prove that a reboot of its marquee superhero can still ensnare moviegoers into its web.
The Marc Webb-directed film, which stars Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger, cost...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Andrew Garfield said he has dreamed of playing Spider-Man since he was a little boy, so that when it came time to actually suit up as the iconic superhero, the pressure of the role nearly overwhelmed him.
"Before, it was just pure fantasy," Garfield, 28,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
After a full day in theaters, "The Amazing Spider-Man" has pulled $35 million into its web.
The $230-million production starring Andrew Garfield, which hit cinemas at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, gathered $7.5 million from post-midnight screenings and then...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man"continues to weave an enticing web at the box office as the superhero has ensnared $59.2 million after two days in theaters.
Sony Pictures is anticipating that its 3-D movie will have taken in around $130 million by Sunday, on the...