| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:06 AM
Fox is off to a strong start this new year with help from its latest show, "Empire."
According to Nielsen, the drama earned a rating of 3.8 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic while drawing 9.9 million viewers Wednesday night, making it Fox's...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:43 AM
There's enough story presented in Wednesday's first episode of "Empire," the new Fox melodrama about a New York City family feuding over control of its record label, to sustain several TV seasons.
A long run would be a good thing for the show's...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:00 AM
At the sprawling downtown apartment of Lee Daniels a few days before Christmas, the director was chatting with Danny Strong, the writer behind such politics-themed pieces as "Recount," "Game Change" and, more to the point, "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Following in the franchise footsteps of the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" movies, the final installment of "The Hunger Games" has been split into two parts. While that doubles the box-office potential, it also means that a single book — in this...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Courtney Love has signed on to Fox's music-biz drama "Empire" as a recurring guest star.
Love will play a rocker who is signed to the record label run by Terrence Howard in the Imagine TV/20th Century Fox TV drama from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Everyone was in an "Empire" state of mind at L.A.'s Soho House Monday night, as producers gathered an audience to screen the new drama, set to air on Fox in January.
Starring Terrence Howard as hip hop music mogul Lucious Lyon and Taraji P. Henson as his...
| Oct 31, 2014
In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar […]...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Don't be surprised if you soon spot Naomi Campbell in Chicago. The model and actress has booked a recurring role in Fox's "Empire," which films in the city.
Campbell will play Camilla, "an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair" with a younger man...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After two successful films, Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" franchise is attracting an unexpected group of promotional partners for its next installment.
Mazda, Doritos and Whole Foods Market have joined Samsung to launch campaigns around "The Hunger Games:...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Filmmaker Shannon Mortimer is a wine drinker. Her significant other is a craft beer guy and in her words: "He was dragging me around to all these industrial parks" — where many small breweries are based — "and trying different craft beers. And...