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  • 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...
  • Adam Sandler Comedy 'Pixels' Moved Back 2 Months

    Adam Sandler's action comedy "Pixels" is being pushed back by two months, Sony Pictures said Tuesday. The film will premiere on July 24, 2015, where it faces competition from supernatural thriller "Poltergeist" as well as "Trainwreck," another comedy...
  • 'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm

    'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm
    "A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward. The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
  • 'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office

     'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office
    When "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" came out in 2010, it was met with angry fans and disappointed critics. Moviegoers were upset that the story veered from the bestselling novel by author Rick Riordan, and critics deemed the Christopher Columbus-...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel is in the works; Robin Williams to return

    "Mrs. Doubtfire" is getting a sequel: After more than 20 years, Robin Williams will be dusting off the floral-print dress, silvery wig and latex mask. Fox 2000 is developing a follow-up to the 1993 comedy hit, with Williams and director Chris Columbus...
  • Writer Ned Vizzini has died at 32

    Writer Ned Vizzini died Thursday at age 32 in New York, the city's medical examiner has confirmed. Vizzini committed suicide. Vizzini was a successful young adult author who had found a place in Hollywood. He published his first book, "It's Kind of a...
  • Ned Vizzini dies at 32; author wrote openly about his depression

    Ned Vizzini dies at 32; author wrote openly about his depression
    Author and television writer Ned Vizzini, who achieved fame at a young age but also wrote openly about his struggles with depression, took his own life Thursday in Brooklyn, said a spokeswoman for the chief medical examiner of New York. He was 32. His...
  • Astoria, Ore., gets ready to celebrate 'The Goonies' 30th anniversary

    “The Goonies,” a charming action-comedy that’s a cross between “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Tom Sawyer,” has developed a cult following since it was released in 1985. And one of the main locations, the...
  • Joe Dante talks ‘Gremlins,’ movie magic at Hero Complex Film Festival

     
    The beloved horror-comedy “Gremlins” might be turning 30 this year, but at a late afternoon screening at the fifth annual […]...