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  • James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' to Open Zurich

    LONDON -- Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic "Get On Up" will open the Zurich Film Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Taylor and Chadwick Boseman, who plays the singer, will be in Zurich to attend the premiere. The film, which...
  • James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up' To Open Zurich Festival

    PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help." Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's aunt, will be in Zurich to...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • 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,...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • DreamWorks Taps Lyndsay Harding as CFO

    Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios has hired Lyndsay Harding as its new chief financial officer, replacing Larry Wasserman. Jeff Small, president and COO, made the announcement. Wasserman left recently for the same post at David Ellison's Skydance...
  • Leslie Mann Joins New Line's 'Vacation' Reboot as Audrey Griswold

    Leslie Mann is joining the cast of New Line's reboot of "Vacation" opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate. Shooting is set to start next week in Louisiana with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein making their directorial debut from their script....
  • 'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'

     'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'
    "Red Band Society," which premieres Wednesday on Fox, takes place in the teen ward of a shiny L.A. hospital — the "division of adolescent medicine," with side trips to the eating disorders wing. Its lesson, to paraphrase the songwriter, is that...
  • TV This Week Sept. 14 - 20: 'New Girl' on Fox

    TV This Week Sept. 14 - 20: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The only thing we have to fear is not...
  • Octavia Spencer can weather 'Black and White' clouds, shine elsewhere

     Octavia Spencer can weather 'Black and White' clouds, shine elsewhere
    It's a warm day, not yet 24 hours after "Black and White's" afternoon premiere at the city's annual film festival, and one of its stars, Octavia Spencer, emerges from the doorway — a study in black and white, warm and cool. Black stilettos,...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Black and White'

    The good news is that Kevin Costner does some of the finest, most deeply felt work of his career as a widower lawyer fighting for custody of his biracial granddaughter in Mike Binder's "Black and White." The bad news is that that's as if "Guess Who's...