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  • Pharrell Williams, a 'Happy' and busy guy

    Pharrell Williams, a 'Happy' and busy guy
    Pharrell Williams looked wiped out. Late on a recent evening, the singer-rapper-producer was shuttling between two studios at a Melrose Avenue recording complex. In one he was working on music for this spring's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which he's...
  • China's Huading Awards Make Hollywood Debut

    The Huading Film Awards, China's No. 1 entertainment kudos fest, took place in the U.S. for the first time on Sunday evening at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood. International film stars including Lucy Liu, Halle Berry and Orlando Bloom were among...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere slings a glitzy web

    'Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere slings a glitzy web
    NEW YORK -- “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is one of the splashiest of the many action-adventures to debut this moviegoing season, so it’s fitting that it had a premiere to match. On Thursday night outside this city’s landmark...
  • 'The Blacklist's' James Spader Helps Lure Top Villain Guest Spots

    'The Blacklist" has been full of pleasant surprises for NBC this year. One of the most unexpected aspects of the Sony Pictures TV drama -- the freshman success story of the season by any measure -- is how much the series has been able to do with guest...
  • For Tony Nominees, It's Too Many Frontrunners or Not Enough

    It's a case of too many favorites -- or not enough. Even now that the 2013-14 Tony nominations are set, the race for Broadway's biggest awards remains wide open. Voters find themselves facing either categories crowded with shoo-ins, or packed with...
  • Why Is 'Immigrant' Director James Gray a Bigger Hit in France Than at Home in U.S.?

    Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: » Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • Hans Zimmer Tunes Up for Charity

    Supporting an orchestra would seem like a natural fit for an Oscar-winning composer like Hans Zimmer, but the history behind the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra creates a more personal connection to the music man. The product of the...
  • Where Are the Kids' Movies This Summer?

    Summer months are synonymous with family moviegoing. This year, however, the tide is out on films aimed at young kids. Last season, the market was flooded with seven all-audience wide releases, including "Despicable Me 2," "Epic" and "Monsters...
  • Remote Control Prods.: Hans Zimmer's Music Factory as a Breeding Ground

    Remote Control Prods., Hans Zimmer's post-production company, is located within a sprawling seven-building complex in a commercial area of Santa Monica. At its center is Zimmer's personal studio, designed to look like "a 19th-century Viennese brothel," as...
  • Hans Zimmer Live: Composer Breaks Out With Performing Career

    Last month's unexpected appearance by Hans Zimmer conducting an all-female string section behind Pharrell Williams on "Saturday Night Live," it turns out, was just the beginning of Zimmer's newfound performing career. On July 18, he will join several...