May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss...
William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successfulshows included "Peyton Place," "Batman" and "...
Prince William and Kate Middleton are now Barbie and Ken dolls! Will and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have gotten the doll treatment from the Mattel and will hit stores around the world just in time for the couple's first wedding anniversary.
Kirk Douglas has written a lively new memoir about one of his greatest triumphs. Titled “I Am Spartacus!” it recounts how Douglas helped break the midcentury anti-communist blacklist by secretly hiring Dalton Trumbo to write “Spartacus,” the historical epic th
Hollywood was all aflutter late last week over the news that Paramount had done the unthinkable — it had delayed the release of its big summer film “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” just five weeks before it was due to reach theaters. The studio said it was pushing the
The Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted: "Western Costume Company: The First 100 Years," June 20 at LACMA's Bing Theater. Costume designers and fashion designers and Costume Council members gathered for a panel discussion and pageant
Battleship, a board game with no characters or plot, is now a feature film, opening internationally this week and May 4 in the U.S. Early reviews say the film's storytelling takes a back seat to its explosions.
I’ve heard lots of talk in the past few years that movie stars don’t really matter anymore. But nothing made the point in such dramatic fashion as the reaction I got from 11 teenagers after they watched the trailer for “Total Recall,” Sony’s upcoming remake of
After several weeks of haggling over deal terms, Spyglass Entertainment is in the final stages of hammering out an agreement to take over the management of debt-ridden Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, according to people familiar with the situation. The parties have agree
In an era when outside movie capital is tough to come by, David Ellison, the 27-year-old son of Oracle founder and Chief Executive Larry Ellison, has raised $350 million to co-finance movies with his studio partner Paramount Pictures. The funds ...