| May 3, 2012
| 12:59 PM
"Better Living Through Chemistry," an independent movie about a pharmacist's life unraveling after he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer, will film for five weeks in Maryland starting this month, Governor Martin O'Malley announced Thursday.
| May 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Avengers" assemble this weekend in what many box office analysts are predicting will be the biggest opening in movie history.
It's an event that Marvel Studios, the company behind the superhero films, has been building up...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Jon Favreau has emerged as the lead candidate to direct the planned movie version of the Tony Award-winning jukebox musical "Jersey Boys," according to a report this week in Variety.
Favreau may seem like a strange choice for the job judging from his...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Actor Ryan Reynolds has put his house in Los Feliz on the market at $3.65 million.
He and his then-wife, actress Scarlett Johannson, bought the property in 2010 for $2.9 million. The price of roughly $1,000 a square foot was considered high for the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
For something new and different in the Western genre: A tough guy (Daniel Craig) in 1873 Arizona has no name and no recollection of his past. (That is, until his name, Jake Lonergan, and simple background are soon revealed and all...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jul 2, 2010
Late spring, give or take a couple of weeks, traditionally marks the end of the theater season. And while taking stock of the last year, I'd like to make note of a group of plays I caught in Hollywood — Helen Mirren in "Phèdre," Richard Griffiths...
| Oct 29, 2008
Currently prepping for " Iron Man 2," Robert Downey Jr. and Don Cheadle are also signed for Marvel Studio's "The Avengers."
Marvel Studios announced Tuesday (Oct. 28) that Downey has inked a four-picture deal that retroactively includes the blockbuster...
| Aug 31, 2009
| 9:24 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Co. is buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock, bringing such characters as Iron Man and Spider-Man into the family of Mickey Mouse and WALL-E.
Under the deal, which was announced Monday and is...
| Jul 16, 2008
Marvel is reportedly turning over writing duties for "Iron Man 2" to actor-turned-scribe Justin Theroux.
The comic/movie giant has already set an April 2010 release date for the sequel to the summer's biggest hit, while Variety says that original...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 4:32 PM
"Iron Man 2" looks like it will go the way of almost all sequels since the dawn of the corporate age of moviemaking. It may well make more money than its predecessor, but unlike "The Godfather 2," the last sequel......