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  • Lupita Nyong'o, Emma Roberts Among Maui Film Fest Honorees

    Rainmaker Award - Lupita Nyong'o The It Girl of the past season's awards race, the Kenyan actress (pictured) burst onto the international scene with her charismatic feature debut in "12 Years a Slave," winning the supporting actress Oscar alongside...
  • Maui Film Festival Showcases Stories of Hope and Optimism

    Sun, sand and cinema. What better recipe for an island film fest -- and no event lives up to that formula as well as the Maui Film Festival, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Marking the occasion, the fest is introducing another venue, the...
  • More Women of Color Breaking Through Into Emmys Race

    Once upon a time, most women on television all looked like Donna Reed. Today, it's a great time to be a woman of color working in television. Last season, three women of color -- "Scandal's" Kerry Washington, "Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara and "Steel...
  • Lupita Nyong'o to star in, produce love story 'Americanah'

    Lupita Nyong'o to star in, produce love story 'Americanah'
    Oscar-winning actress and newly anointed "Star Wars" cast member Lupita Nyong'o is set to star in and produce an adaptation of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel "Americanah." Nyong'o is partnering with Plan B, the production company of...
  • Lupita Nyong'o Starring in, Producing Romance Story 'Americanah'

    Lupita Nyong'o will star in and produce a movie version of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's romance novel "Americanah" with Brad Pitt's Plan B, D2 Productions and Potboiler Productions. The deal re-teams the Mexican-Kenyan actress -- who won an Oscar in her...
  • Ensemble TV Actors Shine in Smaller Roles

    Let's be honest: While it's great to win an Emmy -- any Emmy -- almost every actor would prefer a leading role to a supporting one. That said, some of today's top movie stars got their start in a supporting TV role. Woody Harrelson first came to fame...
  • No front-runners for the best picture Oscar. Yet.

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its best picture Oscar this year on March 2 — almost six months after many pundits, with varying degrees of certainty, had named the harrowing, historical drama "12 Years a Slave" as the de...
  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...
  • Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

    Variety has announced its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has been bestowing since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar-winners and nominees such as Adrien Brody, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Patricia Clarkson,...
  • Red carpet predictions: What will they wear to the Emmys?

    Red carpet predictions: What will they wear to the Emmys?
    In the days leading up to the Emmys, E! "Fashion Police" co-host George Kotsiopoulos' thoughts (and feet) were thousands of miles from Hollywood's red carpet. A gig with Gap Outlet stores sent him to Premium Outlets malls across the country where he...
  • Bill Murray to Voice Baloo the Bear in 'The Jungle Book'

    Bill Murray has joined the cast of Disney's "The Jungle Book" as the voice of Baloo the Bear. Previously announced cast include Christopher Walken as King Louie, Giancarlo Esposito as Akela, Ben Kingsley and Lupita Nyong'o as Bagheera and Raksha,...