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  • Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today

    Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today
    It's been 24 years since the Wet Bandits first were caught — if not red-handed — then torched, wounded, fractured and likely suffering brain damage from blunt-force trauma and arrested at a north suburban home by police wearing patches with...
  • 3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?

    3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?
    Three-year-old Audrey was left -- just her and her car seat -- at a Los Angeles mall this weekend in an incident with echoes of "Home Alone." In the plot of the 1990 comedy film, the McCallister family is in such a hurry to take their Christmas trip...
  • Haim Saban Sets Animated Film Production Venture with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan

    Saban Capital Group is diving deeper into film production with the launch of Zag Animation Studios, a partnership with director Chris Columbus, producer Michael Barnathan and kidvid entrepreneur Jeremy Zag. The studio will begin producing family films in...
  • BUSAN: CJ Entertainment Announces Next Year's Slate

    CJ Entertainment, which is enjoying its biggest ever year at the box office, has unveiled another powerhouse slate for 2014-15. Kicking off in December, it will release "Ode to My Father," a big-budget drama that marks the return to directing of JK Yoon,...
  • Daniel Radcliffe Wants a Career as a Director

    In this week's issue of Variety, Daniel Radcliffe talks about distancing himself from the "Harry Potter" franchise by starring on Broadway and in indies like "Kill Your Darlings" and the upcoming romantic comedy "What If." But the bigger goal, Radcliffe...
  • Pac-Man, Donkey Kong Among '80s Video Game Icons to Appear in Adam Sandler's 'Pixels'

    Disney has its "Wreck-It Ralph," now Sony has "Pixels," a family feature that includes characters from popular video games. Just days before it presents the film at San Diego Comic-Con, Sony has revealed an impressive roster of icons from '80s...
  • Chris Columbus Boards 'Exodus 47′ Refugee Movie

    Crystal City Entertainment, Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures and Ocean Blue Entertainment have launched development on Holocaust refugee story "Exodus 47." Producers are Ari Daniel Pinchot for CCE along with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, Mark Radcliffe...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • Robin Williams: Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus, Others Remember 'Lightning Storm of Comic Genius'

    The shock of Robin Williams' death on Monday spread far and wide through the showbiz community, a reflection of the actor's long career in movies, television, stage and standup comedy. Steven Spielberg called him "a pal" and expressed shock at Williams'...
  • Hollywood 'Stunned,' 'Heartbroken' Over Robin Williams' Death

    The shock of Robin Williams' death spread far and wide and well on Monday, a reflection of the actor's long career in movies, television, stage and standup comedy. Tributes came in from friends and colleagues, studios and executives, the directors of his...
  • Robin Williams Joins Comedy Giants Who Died Too Soon

    Robin Williams was a whirling dervish - so fast, so funny, seemingly the life of any party. When he turned up on talkshows, the hosts always seemed to essentially take the night off, realizing that with a talent like that, all one really needed to do...