| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:24 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra.
The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Eugenio Derbez is scared. Very scared. You can see it in his eyes. You can hear it in the edge of nervous excitement that creeps into his voice as he slides into a seat at the Urth Caffé in downtown Los Angeles.
"I didn't expect this," he says. "I'm...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a massive hit on its hands with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which took in an estimated $161 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada -- the biggest November opening of all time.
But Wall Street...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Brad Pitt's film company, Plan B Entertainment, has signed a production deal with New Regency and RatPac Entertainment -- an arrangement that precipitates his company's departure from Paramount Pictures at the end of the year.
The pact takes one of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The impending departure of Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment from Paramount Pictures would seem like a blow to the Hollywood studio, which is suffering from a perception problem.
The studio is making fewer films these days, and enjoying smaller market...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by "American Hustle," Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with 15 Golden Globe nominations in film categories.
Trailing Sony were 20th Century Fox Film with 10 nominations, the Weinstein Co. with nine, ...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Young adult movies are the ticket for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., maker of the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” sagas.
Movies based on teen-oriented books helped the company swing to profit in its fiscal fourth quarter and it&...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:38 PM
These guys really don’t like “Twilight.”
First, they ripped on the teen vampire franchise with a raunchy parody film. Now they’re suing the makers of “Twilight” for $500 million.
Between the Lines Productions, the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Lionsgate Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer has signed a new long-term agreement with the studio, extending his tenure until May 2018, the company said Monday.
Feltheimer will receive an annual base salary of $1.5 million with a targeted yearly bonus of...