| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:45 PM
It's appropriate that director J.J. Abrams' exciting and smart sci-fi adventure is the second entry in the rebooted "Star Trek" movie franchise, since it has a number of links to "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan."
A dangerous renegade (Benedict...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Anton Yelchin, who plays Pavel Chekov "Star Trek Into Darkness," has sold a home in Tarzana for $900,000.
Built in 1975, the 2,725-square-foot house features a stained-glass entry, a remodeled kitchen, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The property,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Star Trek Into Darkness
Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$54.99
Available on VOD beginning Sept. 10
Although it's not as much fun as the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, J.J. Abrams' sequel has the same major asset as its predecessor: a winning cast...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned.
John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:04 PM
“Star Trek Into Darkness” — the second of director J.J. Abrams' reboot of the original TV characters — did well at the box office but didn't quite equal his first entry, “Star Trek” (2009). In an industry where...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At a hearing of the presidential commission investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman conducted an experiment of sorts in the media-packed room. The Caltech physicist and Nobel laureate clamped material from a shuttle O-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Zoe Saldana is reportedly a Mrs. — and has been for a while now!
The "Star Trek Into Darkness" actress married Italian artist Marco Perego earlier this summer, People reports.
They wed in a small ceremony with family and friends and are "very...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:53 AM
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is having a stellar year with "Star Trek Into Darkness" and the upcoming "12 Years a Slave," "The Fifth Estate" and "August: Osage County," will be brushing up on his Shakespeare next fall on the London stage,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:53 PM
It looks like the newest "Star Trek" movie is living long and prospering.
"Star Trek Into Darkness," J.J. Abrams' latest contribution to the venerable franchise, is the bestselling DVD and Blu-ray title and a top rental.
The film that made more...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS.
The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...