| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Just after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Destin Daniel Cretton took a job at a local short-term care facility for at-risk teenagers, hoping to save money to make short films on his own while he figured out what to do next....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") is in negotiations direct MGM's reboot of "Ben-Hur," the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston.
Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake. Jason Brown will exec produce with screenwriter Keith Clarke.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:26 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" fans, are you ready? Actors Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson have tied up the starring roles in the film adaptation of E.L. James' bestselling erotic romance.
James dropped the bombshell on Monday, announcing the casting...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:14 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" novelist E.L. James announced Monday morning on Twitter that Dakota Johnson had won the coveted role as college graduate Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of her bestselling erotic novel.
The role of Anastasia is the biggest to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With Batman, Gandalf and Luke Skywalker all making appearances — and, of course, with constant references to the titular toy — "The Lego Movie" may be one of the biggest brand barrages Hollywood has unleashed on the American filmgoing public...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The fall TV season just getting underway is studded with some big movie names. "21 Jump Street" helmers Phil Lord and Chris Miller directed the pilot of cop sitcom "Brooklyn Nine Nine," screen actors James Spader and Toni Collette anchor the dramatic...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The youngest student ever to attend the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Brie Larson has been performing nearly her entire life, as a singer, on TV ("United States of Tara") and in film ("21 Jump Street"). But her revelatory performance...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"12 Years a Slave" writer John Ridley has come on board to write MGM's reboot of "Ben-Hur," the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston.
Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake with Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") directing. Jason...
| Jul 23, 2012
In 2006, "Step Up" didn't just jumpstart the career of Channing Tatum (who's having a banner year with
"The Vow," "21 Jump Street" and "Magic Mike") and introduce him to his wife, "Step Up" co-star Jenna Dewan. The film sparked a franchise whose fourth...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the 88-year-old Hollywood studio that emerged from bankruptcy in late 2010, has filed for a possible public offering of its stock that would allow the former debt holders that are now its owners to start selling their holdings....