| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Like Dr. Frankenstein in his arcane laboratory, Universal Pictures is on a mission to revive the dead.
The studio is embarking on a project to reboot its library of classic monster movies, with writer-producers Alex Kurtzman (of the "Star Trek" and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service.
The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Bing Russell had several claims to fame. He played Deputy Clem on NBC's blockbuster western series "Bonanza." He's the father of movie star Kurt Russell. And he owned a baseball team.
Not the Dodgers, mind you, or the Yankees or any team you probably...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With Stacey Snider's planned exit from DreamWorks, the co-chair and CEO has handed off the day-to-day creative reins to production president Holly Bario, who is one of the lead candidates to succeed the executive when her contract expires at year end....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The long and winding journey of "Fast & Furious 7" passed a significant milestone Thursday, as the film wrapped production on the eve of its original release date.
Initially scheduled to open July 11, the Universal film was ultimately postponed to April...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Not even superheroes could save Hollywood this summer.
The movie industry suffered its worst May-to-Labor Day season since 1997, after adjusting for inflation. U.S. ticket sales dropped 15% compared with last summer. It was a disappointment for an...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Two men pleaded no contest Tuesday to stealing the roof panel from a Porsche Carrera GT that "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker was riding in when he died in a fiery crash last year in Santa Clarita.
Jameson Brooks Witty, 18, and Anthony Edward Janow,...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Actor Paul Walker's death was a horrible tragedy -- the beloved and big-hearted father and friend was killed in a car crash in November after an event for his nonprofit foundation, Reach Out WorldWide. Can't he rest in peace without having his name thrown...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Months after star Paul Walker died in a car crash during a break in shooting “Fast & Furious 7,” details have emerged on how his role will be handled in completing the film.
“They have hired four actors with bodies very similar to...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 1:40 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Rebel Wilson is having a good week.
First, the comedian hosted the MTV Movie Awards, and now Universal Pictures has announced it is planning a sequel to the film that helped cement her star status: “Pitch Perfect.”