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  • James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'

    James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'
    For many James Earl Jones is best known as that distinctive voice of Darth Vader in "Star Wars," Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King" or as the older version of author Alex Haley in the television mini-series "Roots: The Next Generations." But the veteran...
  • Rose Byrne Takes It to Broadway for 'You Can't Take It With You'

    Rose Byrne will follow up her role in Universal's hit "Neighbors" with a gig on Broadway, joining the cast of the upcoming revival of Moss Hart's "You Can't Take It With You" starting previews in August. Byrne, making her Broadway debut, and Annaleigh...
  • Emanuel can't see a dud with 'Stars' in his eyes

    Emanuel can't see a dud with 'Stars' in his eyes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to plop a "Star Wars" museum on the lakefront whether Chicago likes it or not is a dumb idea. But judging by the breathless media coverage, you'd think this is some great mayoral triumph. It isn't. Mayor Rahmfather has been...
  • Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete list of winners and nominees

    The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...
  • Angela Lansbury/James Earl Jones 'Driving Miss Daisy' in Orlando this week

     Angela Lansbury/James Earl Jones 'Driving Miss Daisy' in Orlando this week
    In 2013, Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones toured Australia in a production of "Driving Miss Daisy," Alfred Uhry's story that follows the relationship between a widowed Southern woman and her chauffeur from the 1940s through the 1970s. That...
  • Rob Bredow Leaves Sony Imageworks for Industrial Light & Magic (EXCLUSIVE)

    One of the open questions about Sony Imageworks' move from Culver City to Vancouver is whether its key talent will be willing to immigrate to Canada to stay with Sony. In the case of one of Imageworks' most prominent employees, chief technology officer...
  • Robert Towne, Cicely Tyson Receiving AFI Degrees

    The American Film Institute is awarding honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees to screenwriter Robert Towne and actress Cicely Tyson. The honors, which recognize their "contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image," will be presented...
  • An appreciation: Cinematographer Gordon Willis

    When I think of cinematographer Gordon Willis, I think of “Manhattan," one of his signature efforts. Working with director Woody Allen, as he would do so many times, they drenched the city in such exquisite light and shadows that you can stop the...
  • Rhythm Is Gonna Get Broadway as Estefan Musical Targets a Fall 2015 Opening

    "On Your Feet!," the brewing musical about the lives and careers of Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, has mapped out a conga-line to Broadway, with producers of the tuner planning a Chicago try-out next summer ahead of a fall 2015 opening on the Main...
  • Actors Riff On Their Public Personas In Guest Turns

    Like images in a hall of mirrors, actors appearing as themselves on shows are like an approximation of reality; they look and talk like the real thing, yet the performance also gives them the chance to play with their persona, tweak perceptions and riff...
  • Oscar-Nominated Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

    Ruby Dee, best known for her role in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" and latterly for her Oscar-nominated turn as Denzel Washington's mother in 2007's "American Gangster," died Wednesday in New York. She was 91. Dee's Oscar nomination in 2008 for her...