| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Forest Whitaker tends to talk about his work with a mystical flourish. Movie roles, he says, have helped him achieve transcendence, learn the value of quiet and appreciate fear.
Yet the star of Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
A long-gestating movie about the late rapper Tupac Shakur is closer to fruition, with Morgan Creek Productions and Emmet Furla Films announcing Thursday that they plan to co-finance and co-produce the film.
Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur, will...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This summer Harley-Davidson announced a new line of motorcycles and a plan to take the company in a new direction. The 2014 Street Glide Special is an example of the road ahead.
This is an all-new variation on the 100-year-old American manufacturer&...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Open Road Films will distribute "Tupac," a movie about the late rapper and actor Tupac Shakur to be directed by John Singleton ("Boyz N the Hood," "2 Fast 2 Furious"), the studio announced Wednesday.
Written by Singleton with Jeremy Haft and Ed Gonzalez...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Does the future of fashion run through the studio back lot?
Fox Consumer Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Twentieth Century Fox, thinks it might. The folks who made it possible to purchase "The Simpsons" skateboards, "Avatar" pinball...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Brad Pitt is back on the World War II battlefield in "Fury," writer-director David Ayer's upcoming action-drama about a tank crew in Nazi Germany, and Sony has unveiled the first footage from the film, which you can watch above.
Set in 1945, during...
| Sep 20, 2012
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The cop movie has been done. And done and done. Particularly by David Ayer, who wrote “Training Day,” “Dark Blue,” “S.W.A.T.” and “Harsh Times,” along with directing “Street Kings.&...
| Sep 20, 2012
Writer-director David Ayer has described his new film "End of Watch" as akin to "watching YouTube — where something in your mind tells you this is real. This film is like YouTube meets 'Training Day' in a lot of ways." (Ayer wrote "Training Day,"...
| Jan 14, 2013
Yes, Common has played a criminal before. But “Luv,” which offers the South Side native his largest big-screen leading role to date, isn’t exactly “Smokin’ Aces” or “Street Kings.”
In the Baltimore-set...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:24 AM
Here's a question we never thought we'd pose: Do you want to meet a porn star on Las Olas Boulevard?
In case you missed it, Exxxotica 2013, the traveling porn convention that began at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2006, has moved north to Fort...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:49 AM
Moving the Exxxotica trade show, with its bevy of porn stars, sex toys and nightclub afterparties, from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale may seem counterintuitive. But take it from an old hand at porn and Fort Lauderdale: It's nothing to be afraid of....