| May 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Lionsgate has acquired the feature film rights to "The Merciless" with "Pretty Little Liars" creator I. Marlene King on board to write and direct.
Based on the Danielle Vega horror novel inspired by real events and set for publication on June 12, 2014,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
El actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, fallecido hoy aparentemente víctima de una sobredosis, ha añadido su nombre a la extensa lista de estrellas del cine estadounidense muertas por abusar de las drogas.
Hoffman, de 46 años, fue encontrado sin vida en el...
| Mar 1, 2013
As they filmed a certain pair of Palm Beach Gardens tennis champions for their documentary "Venus and Serena," co-directors Maiken Baird and Michelle Major were granted unfettered access to the sisters' private and often-chaotic lives, which included no...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Between his gigs in front of the camera as an actor and increasingly behind the camera as a director, not to mention his writing career and a highly anticipated Comedy Central roast, James Franco will find the time to host a new art-related series for the...
| Nov 23, 2013
Any city with as much history as West Hollywood surely has a dark side.
For every Sunset Tower, where Clark Gable and Carole Lombard lived, there's a Barney's Beanery, where Janis Joplin had her last drink before returning to her hotel and overdosing....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art exhibits, posing for Gucci ads and engaging in attention-seeking Instagram...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:10 AM
This Halloween marks the 20th anniversary of the death of actor River Phoenix, who succumbed to an accidental drug overdose outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993 at the age of 23. On Tuesday, two days before the anniversary, the actor's unreleased...
| Jan 16, 2013
River Phoenix was 11 days away from completing his role in 'Dark Blood' when he died of a drug overdose in 1993. Now the film that has been through legal battles and a footage heist will make its U.S. debut....
| Feb 14, 2013
"I'm missing about 25 percent of it, and we lack a number of scenes, but having shown it to a few people after I salvaged it, who raved about the performances, I felt safe enough to continue," director George Sluizer says of "Dark Blood."...
| Oct 30, 2011
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that...