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  • Pinewood Shepperton to Advise Wanda on Film Studio in China

    LONDON -- U.K. production facilities group Pinewood Shepperton has inked a consultancy pact with the Dalian Wanda Group to advise on the design and construction of a film and television studio complex in China. Opening in 2016, the film studio will form...
  • Book Excerpt: 'Five Came Back' Looks at How a Quintet of Filmmakers Shaped the Public's View of World War II

    Several weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House sent Karl Rove to Los Angeles to meet with studio chiefs and entertainment industry leaders to ascertain what Hollywood's role could be in the new war on terror. Not much ever came of...
  • Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female

    Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female
    It’s a man’s world -- or at least that’s the way it appears on screen. According to a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University film professor Martha Lauzen, the top 100 grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly male. Just...
  • Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]

    Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]
    Kudos to Dawson Nolley for his exquisitely written letter ("Film tax credits pay off for Maryland," March 3). As a lay person to the specifics of the TV and film production industry, I was certainly able to understand and empathize with the...
  • U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion

    U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion
    BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.” Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
  • Robert Wagner's 'You Must Remember This' recalls Hollywood golden era

    Robert Wagner's 'You Must Remember This' recalls Hollywood golden era
    Robert Wagner is in a reflective mood. "Movies last forever," noted the veteran actor ("Broken Lance," "The Pink Panther," the "Austin Powers" series),  but the Hollywood he once knew has all but disappeared. "I turned around, and it was all gone,"...
  • Tilda Swinton at SXSW: 'I Don't Have a Career, I Have a Life'

    AUSTIN - "Please go away," Tilda Swinton says to a publicist 16 minutes into our interview. We are speaking about Scotland, where she resides, and how she sorts out what roles she'd like to play. The 53-year-old actress is firm and honest and returns to...
  • Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits

    Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits
    For L. Bryan Koerber, president of Baltimore's Budeke's Paints & Decorating Inc., losing film projects like Netflix's "House of Cards" to another state would be devastating. Not fatal, perhaps, but devastating. "The impact on us is huge," Koerber told...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • House of tax incentives [Editorial]

    House of tax incentives  [Editorial]
    From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
  • Foreign Productions Dig Jerusalem Because of Mayor's Film-Friendly Policies

    Holy Jerusalem and sin-ridden New York may not have much in common, but that didn't stop Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the high-tech millionaire turned two-term civil servant, from reaching out to Gotham counterpart Michael Bloomberg several years ago...