| Feb 8, 2008
Hollywood could be back on its feet as early as Monday.
The major studios and the Writers Guild of America are putting the finishing touches on a deal that could bring an end to the costly walkout. Today the two sides are expected to finalize a three-...
| Dec 1, 2007
Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
| Dec 7, 2007
No one in Hollywood quite knows where "The Golden Compass" is pointing, though it appears to be south of blockbuster status.
New Line Cinema hopes its action-adventure fantasy epic, opening today at 3,528 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, launches the...
| Dec 7, 2007
| 7:16 PM
Talks between Hollywood writers and studios imploded Friday, dashing hopes of an imminent resolution to a five-week-old strike that has upended the entertainment industry.
The impasse is the latest turn in what has become one of the most tumultuous and...
| Dec 14, 2007
SO the 82-voting members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. have punted.
They're either unable or unwilling to designate any sort of Oscar front-runner.
Instead, the group has nominated as many as 12 films for either best film, drama or comedy, for...
| Jan 10, 2008
Actor Tom Hanks is keen to see the Oscar ceremony held as usual, and urged studios to return to the negotiating table to end a writers' strike that threatens to disrupt the climax of Hollywood's awards season.
The Golden Globe ceremony scheduled for...
| Jul 30, 2008
A Cockeysville teenager accused of killing his parents and two younger brothers was in a "trance-like state" when they were shot, one by one, as they slept in the family's home in February, a forensic psychiatrist testifying for the defense told a judge...
| Jun 30, 2008
AMC's remake of the British television classic "The Prisoner" has secured a pair of high profile leads in Jim Caviezel and Ian McKellen.
AMC and ITV Productions and Grenada International have been planning their new incarnation of "The Prisoner" for...
| Jun 17, 2008
The Italian Catholic Church has refused to grant permission for "Angels & Demons" to film in two churches in Rome.
Why are we not surprised?
"Angels & Demons" is the follow-up to the blockbuster success of "The Da Vinci Code" and stars Tom Hanks and...
| May 18, 2006
At the heart of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" is the Priory of Sion, an organization set up to vigilantly protect "one of the most powerful secrets ever kept." Once Brown's thriller became one of the fastest-selling books of all time, a similar...
| May 18, 2008
IN LOS FELIZ, across from a 7-Eleven on North Vermont Avenue, a few dozen men in their early 20s to late 80s share a dinner behind closed doors. Some wear full tuxedos with bow ties and jeweled cuff links, some have shoulder-length hair, and others wear...