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  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Shaggy, Merry and more: Casey Kasem's greatest cartoon voices

    Shaggy, Merry and more: Casey Kasem's greatest cartoon voices
    Casey Kasem's voice will forever be linked to "American Top 40," but his cartoon voice acting on TV was nearly as iconic. For four decades, Kasem voiced a character who was already a superstar (Batman's sidekick, Robin) and helped make one of his own,...
  • TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO

    TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be singing for their supper and...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' Franchises Coming to TNT

    TNT has secured the network television rights to "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" movie franchises in an expansive deal with Lionsgate. The acquisition includes the network premiere windows for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," bowing in theaters...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...
  • Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book: Origins' Set for October 2016, A Year After Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    Warner Bros. has dated its live-action version of "Jungle Book: Origins" for Oct. 21, 2016 -- a year and a week after Disney's rival project opens. Serkis will also produce with "Harry Potter" scribe Steve Kloves and with Jonathan Cavendish, Serkis'...
  • Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'

    Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'
     Kory Juul is a determined man working on a labor of love.  It's a movie called "White Tiger Legend," and it combines two things that the Walsingham Academy graduate is passionate about - martial arts and digital animation. He is getting oh-so-close...
  • Warner Bros. Adds 25 Minutes to 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release an extended cut of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," on Blu-ray, Nov. 4, that will add 25 minutes to the second film in Peter Jackson's trilogy. The longer version will also be available to purchase...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • Harry Potter Director to Return for 'Fantastic Beasts' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Harry Potter" filmmaker David Yates apparently has a few more tricks up his sleeve. Sources tell Variety that Yates, who directed several Harry Potter movies including the final "Deathly Hallows" pics, has agreed to return for the first installment of...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies'

    The first trailer for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit The Battle of Five Armies" has arrived, five months ahead of its Dec. 17 opening. The trailer, touting the movie as "the defining chapter of the Middle-Earth Saga," starts with Martin Freeman's Bilbo...