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  • Tom Clancy dies: Author's Jack Ryan was Hollywood favorite

    Tom Clancy dies: Author's Jack Ryan was Hollywood favorite
    Tom Clancy, the military novelist who died Tuesday, was such a prolific author that one would imagine Hollywood was eager to adapt the majority of his many books into films. Particularly because on the few occasions Clancy's novels were turned into...
  • MPAA's Dodd calls for more robust California film and TV tax credit

    MPAA's Dodd calls for more robust California film and TV tax credit
    California needs a new and improved film tax credit program to prevent more productions from leaving the state, the industry's chief lobbyist said Friday. Speaking at a luncheon in Burbank hosted by the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., Chris Dodd,...
  • Hollywood's new financiers make deals with state tax credits

    Hollywood's new financiers make deals with state tax credits
    ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date." Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
  • As it challenges 'Hobbit,' 'Frozen' proves a bracing blast

    As it challenges 'Hobbit,' 'Frozen' proves a bracing blast
    The holidays are a time when family-friendly films pack in audiences like the Dallas Cowboys pack-in last-minute turnovers. But even in a season when the G and PG films come with a built-in head start, it's hard not to be impressed by what "Frozen" has...
  • Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit

    Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit
    Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state. Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
  • Chinese film mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106

    Chinese film mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106
    Hong Kong film magnate Run Run Shaw, who built the Shaw Bros. studio into the largest in Asia in the 1960s and ’70s, popularized the kung fu genre around the world and later became a major philanthropist, died Tuesday at 106. Shaw’s studio...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
  • Runaway production leaves California in the lurch

    Runaway production leaves California in the lurch
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
  • Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood

    Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
  • Location filming in L.A. down sharply in last 20 years, report says

    Location filming in L.A. down sharply in last 20 years, report says
    Despite gains in feature and television production last year, Los Angeles experienced whopping losses in location film activity over the last two decades as Hollywood took its show on the road, according a new report. While location filming for...
  • Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal

    Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal
    For much of last year, Amy Pascal was under fire. The co-chair of Sony Pictures Entertainment presided over two of last year's big-budget bombs, "After Earth" and "White House Down." Her studio reported losses of $181 million for the summer months....