| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
After taking a hiatus for several weeks from filming, J.J. Abrams has resumed production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" in the U.K.
The break was taken for holiday in August when many Europeans take time off, and also allowed for Harrison Ford to recover...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Beneath the streets of Paris lies a vast network of tunnels just waiting to be exploited by an enterprising found-footage film crew. Imagine the excitement of the rolling-boulder opening scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" stretched to feature length, then...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The pro-Israel activist group Creative Community for Peace has released a list with the names of nearly 200 Hollywood elite, including Seth Rogen, Amy Pascal, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Aaron Sorkin, who signed a statement criticizing Hamas.
| Jul 21, 2014
Want to take a spin in a battle-scarred X-wing starfighter? In his new video promoting Star Wars: A Force for Change, […]...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Charles Martin Smith would have walked over hot coals for George Lucas during the filming of the seminal 1973 hit "American Graffiti," in which he was sweetly endearing as the nerdy Terry "the Toad" Fields.
And even 41 years later, the actor-director...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Chicago is no longer known for its meat-and-potatoes menus but for its innovative contemporary cuisine, and the background music in more of the city's restaurants mirrors that same creative spirit.
Scott McNiece, founder of Uncanned Music, sifts through...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Do the clothes really help find the character? Is it a good idea to watch your own acting? And are movies sacrificing entertainment to be morally correct?
The performers participating in The Envelope's Actors Round Table wrestled with those and other...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3."...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Yes, Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres actually ordered pizza during Sunday night's show, and a real delivery man, not an actor, showed up with the pies.
But the pizza didn't come from Pizzeria Mozza or Sotto, or any of the other "trendy" celebrity-frequented...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Darth Vader is there. So is Harry Potter, Gollum, E.T., Bruce Willis, Iron Man and Ben-Hur twice. Tom Cruise makes a few appearances. Harrison Ford a few more. There's sinking ships, superheroes, pirates, blue aliens and big old sharks.