| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Steven Spielberg tends to have a distinct pattern in his moviemaking--He’ll take a hiatus of as much as two years, then come back with a few movies in quick succession.
Early last decade he didn’t have a movie for a couple years when “...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Actors dream of landing that one role that ignites a career.
Even if it's not quite the "42nd Street" fantasy of instantaneous stardom for the understudy, a supporting role on a TV series can be an important stepping stone, especially if the show is a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fox has joined DreamWorks to co-finance Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy thriller.
Fox will also distribute the film internationally. The film will start shooting in September.
Disney and DreamWorks announced earlier this week that the U.S....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
James Spader pauses when asked the question anyone who's followed his long career has contemplated: Why does he so often play inscrutable oddballs?
"Maybe it's that I like reading something on the page that allows you to fill in the blanks as an...
| Jul 10, 2014
As the fall premiere of “Star Wars Rebels” grows ever closer, we're getting more familiar with the characters created to […]...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:00 PM
To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox.
Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The gig: Alessandro F. Uzielli is the head of Ford Motor Co.'s Global Brand and Entertainment division. At 47, this great-great-grandson of Henry Ford is responsible for ensuring Ford vehicles a high profile in Hollywood movies and TV shows. (That's why...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The next chief executive of Steven Spielberg's film company, DreamWorks Studios, is coming from the TV industry.
Departing Turner Broadcasting executive Michael Wright will join the film studio at the beginning of next year. He will succeed CEO and Co-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Participant Media is joining DreamWorks Studios on Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War Spy thriller starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan.
Participant is also on board "The Light Between Oceans," written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 11:53 AM
No one who knows the history of the Civil War needs to be reminded of the Siege of Petersburg's landmark status.
But with the 150th anniversary of the brutal 10-month struggle in which the Union army finally brought the Confederacy to its knees, the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping.
After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....