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  • Disney Developing Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie

    Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...
  • Don't quote me on that — unless I said it

     Don't quote me on that — unless I said it
    "You learn to be your best self by sometimes being your worst self." Who said that first? As far as I know, I did, and I said it for the first time Tuesday, the day I decided to run a little experiment in misattribution in the quote-happy land of...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • Fate is Often the One to Blame for a Film's Success or Failure

    As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses? These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...
  • Watch: Teaser For Disney's 'Cinderella'

    Disney has released its first teaser trailer for the live-action "Cinderella," and it is just that -- a tease. In the trailer, fans will not get glimpse of Cinderella, a fairy godmother, nor even a pumpkin. But the clip does shows Cinderella's glass...
  • Buddies and budding actor, writer hustle to land their big breaks

    Buddies and budding actor, writer hustle to land their big breaks
    The actor from Cleveland skimmed San Pedro in a banged-up Kia. He drove down a ragged street past a tattoo parlor and a sign for the Hotel Cabrillo. A few dicey-looking characters walked by with big dogs on chains. Robert McHalffey turned right and,...
  • Clint Eastwood, Carole King to present at Tonys

    Clint Eastwood, Carole King to present at Tonys
    The Tonys will have a major burst of star power this year. Clint Eastwood, Carole King and Bradley Cooper are among the presenters at the June 8 ceremony that honors Broadway's best. The three-hour telecast starts at 8 p.m. on CBS. Eastwood has...
  • Cate Blanchett to Recieve Women in Film's Crystal Award

    The past few months have been a whirlwind for Cate Blanchett, who closed out award season with an Oscar, Golden Globe, a SAG Award and a BAFTA all for her lead actress performance in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." On June 11, Amy Adams will present her...
  • Vital clues to the 'True Detective' phenomenon

    True Detective: The Complete First Season HBO, $59.99; Blu-ray, $79.98 It's indicative of the respect HBO commands as a cultural force that the channel's original series attracted big-time movie actors Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson to play a...
  • TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway

    TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway
    "Crossbones" (NBC, Fridays), "Friday Night Spotlight: Pirate Pictures" (TCM, Fridays in June). Pirates! Their parrots, their peg legs, their eye patches; their planks for walking, their X'ed spot-markings; their swashbuckling ways and way of talking;...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Macbeth' Starring Kenneth Branagh

    There's something magnificently depraved about the vision of "Macbeth" evoked by Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the immense (55,000 sq. ft.) playing field of the Drill Hall of the Park Avenue Armory. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy may be a cautionary...