| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Aaron Paul is coming to the Chicago area, and it’s not even Lollapalooza weekend.
WWE announced Monday that the “Breaking Bad” star and Lolla regular will host “Monday Night Raw” March 3 at Allstate Arena. Paul will promote...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:15 AM
BEIJING -- The Chinese Film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” which took home the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last month, has cleared censorship and will arrive in mainland theaters March 21. But the question now hanging over director Diao...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Weinstein Company has partnered with financing-production company Worldview Entertainment in a five-year deal.
Worldview is already co-financing four upcoming TWC films: "Tulip Fever," starring Christoph Waltz, Dane DeHaan and Alicia Vikander;...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:50 AM
What might “Need for Speed” have in common with “Pacific Rim,” “Escape Plan” and “Cloud Atlas”? The Dreamworks driving film might end up being one of those (increasingly less) rare Hollywood movies to...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air.
To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:19 PM
This weekend, millions will turn out to see “Need for Speed,” DreamWorks’ heavily promoted, erratically constructed car-racing/man-on-a-mission movie. Or so the studio hopes.
With its Super Bowl ad and ABC prime-time tie-ins,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Hopes were high on numerous fronts for "Need for Speed," a thrill-ride of a premise about street racing, overseen by Steven Spielberg, distributed by Disney and starring a man, Aaron Paul, coming off one of the most compelling TV shows in recent memory....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
DreamWorks Pictures' "Need for Speed" is expected to outpace Tyler Perry's "The Single Moms Club" for a box-office victory this weekend.
The $65-million, stunt-filled picture, starring Aaron Paul of the AMC series "Breaking Bad," could generate $25...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
ABC has given a series order to "Secrets and Lies," the mystery thriller that stars Ryan Phillippe as an unlikely murder suspect and Juliette Lewis as the detective investigating the case.
Penned by Barbie Kligman ("Private Practice"), the show is...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
On the heels of signing a five-year alliance with the Weinstein Co., Worldview Entertainment has hired industry vet Clifford Werber as president of its motion picture group.
Werber, who is joining the company on the eve of Cannes, was a senior...