| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The financial cost of the crippling cyberattack that hit Sony Pictures Entertainment last week is beginning to become clear — and it won't be cheap.
The Culver City film and television studio could face an outlay of tens of millions of dollars,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Leave it to James Franco and Seth Rogen to lighten the mood.
Franco, who hosted the latest episode of "Saturday Night Live," used his opening monologue to address the Sony hack that led to leaked films, personal information about thousands of...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:08 AM
James Franco and Seth Rogen are taking movie promotion to new limits.
To pump up interest in "The Interview," out Christmas Day, the actors will bare all for "Naked and Afraid." (Of course, that nudity will be obscured.)
The special episode of the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Another day, another development for the Steve Jobs biopic. The much-discussed film about the late Apple co-founder may have found its female lead in Natalie Portman, according to trade reports.
Deadline Hollywood first reported that Portman is in talks...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Bob Hope was a consummate entertainer — a pioneering comedian who navigated an ever-changing media landscape, endured for decades and still found time to entertain thousands of troops in far-flung locales. Eleven years after his death, Hope still...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and "Funny or Die" co-creator Adam McKay will be among the guests on Thursday for the official debut of "PopPolitics," a weekly one-hour talk show hosted by Variety senior editor Ted Johnson for SiriusXM's POTUS channel...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Life is slowly returning to normal for Sony Pictures Entertainment after a computer attack that crippled the studio early last week.
Some computer systems crucial to Sony's business operations were finally back online, while employee email access was...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 11:16 AM
If Sony Pictures employees return to work Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend without computer or email access, it will mark the beginning of the second week of blackout for the Culver City movie studio after a widespread hack.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
In 2005, long enough ago that it was shot and broadcast in a 4:3 aspect ratio, Lisa Kudrow co-created and starred in an HBO series called "The Comeback." In it, she played Valerie Cherish, a formerly successful sitcom actress returning to television...
| Oct 24, 2014
Simon Rich has lived something of a charmed life. The son of the political columnist and former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich and the stepson of Alex Witchel, a Times reporter, Simon Rich attended Harvard, where he led the Harvard Lampoon and...