| 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...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
4 Minute Mile
Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud
Producers: Mark DiSalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks
Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger
Sales: Double Dutch Intl.
Director: Eran Creevy
Producers: Joel Silver,...
| Apr 27, 2014
The night before Jason Lord proposed in December, he and then-girlfriend Jackie Prater were watching TV when Jackie's favorite actor, Aaron Paul, from the couple's favorite show, "Breaking Bad," came on the screen.
Jason couldn't help himself: "What...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:14 AM
It's easy to forget the dark ages — when women died by the thousands and the male-dominated medical profession didn't react with alarm and purpose in trying to figure out why, when geneticists wouldn't roll up their sleeves to tackle something...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The event: “Spring Break: Destination Education,” staged carnival style at Sony Studios in Culver City, was a star-studded affair that had tweens, teens and their families lining up half an hour early on Saturday. The fourth annual event...