RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

John Landis

A collection of news and information related to John Landis published by this site and its partners.

Top John Landis Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Leonardo DiCaprio May Step Into the 'Twilight Zone'

    Are Leonardo DiCaprio and his Appian Way shingle looking to bring "The Twilight Zone" back to the big screen? That's what The Hollywood Reporter says, indicating that the Warner Bros.-based banner has been seeking pitches based on episodes of the Rod...
  • 'Superman,' 'Heroes' Stars Face 'Fear Itself'

    NBC's upcoming series "Fear Itself" will feature Superman and one of "Mad Men's" women, and the directors of "American Psycho," "Re-Animator" and three of the "Saw" movies are on board as well. The show, a suspense and horror anthology a la Showtime's...
  • 'Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story' is a wonderful tribute to the horror huckster

    There never was a movie mogul like William Castle. "The poor man's Alfred Hitchcock" wasn't so much a gifted director as a brilliant showman, a horror huckster of the first order who made his cheesy B-movies "events" by finding gimmicks and milking them...
  • Documentary Films at the Florida Film Festival

    ANITA O'DAY: THE LIFE OF A JAZZ SINGER Friday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. at Regal Saturday, April 5, 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m. at Regal Considered by many to be one of the top five female jazz singers ever, Anita O'Day lived a life that from the...
  • 'Family Guy': Bathroom humor

     
    With three shows all spawned from Seth MacFarlane playing on the same night, you know you??re going to get some similarities: art style, sense of humor, use of the bathroom. I??m not talking about potty humor. I mean literally all......
  • Will 'This Is It' win Michael Jackson another Grammy?

     
    Michael Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards, including the top prizes of best album ("Thriller"), record ("Beat It") and song ("We Are the World"). With today's release of the new single "This Is It", Michael Jackson could be in contention for more awards at the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Adam Rifkin's R-rated Showtime series 'Look' premieres in 2010

     
    Look for director Adam Rifkin’s new television series “Look,” based on his award-winning film of the same name, to be begin airing in the first quarter of 2010. "The first season is eight episodes," he says to one of his......
  • 'Creature From the Black Lagoon' emerges

     
    When director Breck Eisner parted ways with Universal's remake of "Creature From the Black Lagoon" earlier this year, fans of the 1950s camp classic wondered if and when the new film would ever see the light of day. But now......
  • Michael Jackson: Oprah Winfrey, CNN, CBS, others remember

     
    The first anniversary of Michael Jackson's death will prompt an outpouring of TV salutes. Here are a few that have been announced: ***”The Oprah Winfrey Show” replays Lady O's thoughts about the singer's passing at 4 p.m. Thursday on WFTV-...
  • 'Thriller' Director Sues Michael Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- The director and co-writer of Michael Jackson's 1983 "Thriller" video, whose company is already suing the pop star for back royalties, is apparently not-so-thrilled about a possible Broadway-style stage production either. John Landis,...
  • 'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies

    'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies
    MALIBU -- Veteran comic character actor Henry Gibson, whose career included the 1960's hit "Laugh-In," and more recently " King of the Hill," died Monday. Gibson died at his home in Malibu after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73. Gibson was born...