| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 1:56 PM
Actor Ewan McGregor has a new role lined up for himself: director.
The 43-year-old Scotsman will make his feature directorial debut on a long-gestating adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winner "American Pastoral," Lakeshore Entertainment...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:26 AM
This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.
This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Awards season is underway in Hollywood, but one show will roll out green turf instead of red carpet and celebrate achievements like best mutt instead of best actor.
At the inaugural World Dog Awards hosted by comedian George Lopez, dogs will walk in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Update: Hopes were high for Jonathan the Husky, but it was University of Tennessee's Jr. Smokey that took home Mascot of the Year at the inaugural World Dog Awards.
The top prize went to Hank the Milwaukee Brewers' mascot who was adopted by the team...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:45 PM
North Korea is rattling its saber over Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the country's real-life leader, Kim Jong Un. A spokesperson for the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Maleficent" cast a spell at the Friday box office to nab $24.2 million Stateside.
Disney's Angelina Jolie-starrer looks to make magic this weekend to open to a stellar $68 million. If the estimate pans out, "Maleficent" will mark the highest-grossing...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Angelina Jolie has offered up a refreshingly self-aware opinion on being a celebrity mom: She actually knows she has it way better than most.
“I have much more support than most people, most women in this world. And I have the financial means...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Wim Wenders' mastery of the documentary form is again on display in "The Salt of the Earth," a stunning visual ode to the photographer Sebastiao Salgado, co-directed by the shutterbug's docu-helmer son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. Long recognized as one of...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a bid to tap the hefty 38% tax breaks of Spain's Canary Islands, Beverly Hills-based Defiant Pictures, run by producers Lucas Jarach and Nicolas Veinberg, has launched a private capital film fund in partnership with Spanish investment firm Grupo Eneas....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A film version of Philip Roth's 1997 "American Pastoral" has been in the works for ages -- since about the time it won the Pulitzer Prize. But it's getting close. It's got a director, a script, and a star: Ewan McGregor.
McGregor will play the novel's ...