| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the new zombie epic "World War Z," Brad Pitt jets around the world seeking an elusive solution to an intractable problem.
He's been doing a lot of that in real life too.
Six months ago, Pitt's new movie appeared doomed — by a release-date...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Predictability and the arts-and-entertainment world have an uneasy relationship.
Predictability is a given — like the mouthfeel of a Big Mac — when it comes to, say, the punch lines on "Two and a Half Men" or the beats of your average...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a massive jump in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks, movie studio and theme parks.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.51 billion for the quarter that ended March...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in.
Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Deposed Walt Disney Studios Chairman and former Disney Channels Worldwide President Rich Ross has been named chief executive of Shine America, a production company owned by News Corp.
Ross, who was a fast-rising television executive heading Disney...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
What a difference a year makes.
On March 9, 2012, Walt Disney Pictures released "John Carter," the sci-fi adventure film that promptly bombed, taking in about $40 million en route to a $73-million domestic gross that precipitated the resignation of Walt...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Andrew Stanton tweeted Friday about his upcoming "John Carter."...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:33 PM
"John Carter" fans created their own unauthorized version of the new film trailer for Walt Disney Studios' upcoming space adventure movie....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:34 PM
OWN cuts staff and restructures. CAA-backed investment bank shoots and scores. Disney says it will lose $200 million on John Carter....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Walt Disney co. said it expects to incur a loss of about $200 million on its big-buget sci-fi film, "John Carter," based on box office results....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:32 PM
"John Carter" star Taylor Kitsch does his best James Dean for GQ magazine. In "John Carter," which opens Friday, "Friday Night Lights" star Taylor Kitsch is the leading man....