| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Just after 9 on Monday night, Gov. Jerry Brown's legislative secretary Gareth Elliot picked up the phone and called a Hollywood studio executive.
Elliot wasn't pitching a new movie. He was calling to tell Scott Budnick, an executive producer of "The...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Perhaps coach Adam Levine of "The Voice" got tired of being "the landlord." At any rate, the Maroon 5 frontman has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $3.55 million in an off-market deal.
The remodeled Midcentury Modern-style home sits on a half-acre...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Final summer box office came in slightly higher than expected, at $4.75 billion -- a new record, up nearly 8% over the $4.4 billion summer benchmark set in 2011. Admissions, at approximately 567 million, saw a four-year high, but not a record, according...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Murray Gershenz, the record collector turned character actor, has died. The 91-year-old died of a heart attack Wednesday, a source close to Gershenz confirmed.
Better known as “Music Man Murray,” Gershenz spent nearly three-quarters of a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Cars and Southern California go together like, well, the Beach Boys and surfing, or Hollywood and movies, or Hef and the Playboy Mansion. You really can’t have one without the other.
Which is why the fact that the Petersen Automotive Museum is...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A stage show of a popular television dance competition, the return of a 1990s hit band, a movie comic and a sports legend show have been announced for this fall at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue has announced. The......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Legendary Entertainment has struck a financing, distribution and marketing deal with NBCUniversal, parent of Universal Studios, the companies said Wednesday.
Universal will market, co-finance and distribute Legendary films for five years beginning in...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Cast as a high-strung career woman searching for the man who impregnated her after a drunken one-night-stand, Fan Bingbing gets to play around with her screen-goddess image in "One Night Surprise," a racy screwball comedy from trend-setting mainland...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
This past weekend, Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi pic "Elysium" opened to $30.5 million. Though it won the weekend, it was an unremarkable number -- and that's what made it so remarkable.
"Elysium" might have been expected to jump up a lot closer to $40...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Time Warner Inc. posted 87% gain in net income for the second quarter of 2013, citing strong performance of Warner Bros.'s "Man of Steel" reboot and record quarterly revenue for cablers.
Media conglom reported 10% gain in revenue in the period, to $7.4...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:33 PM
They are the three best friends that anyone could have.
Sam Koch, Morgan Cox and Justin Tucker are pretty much inseparable. Whether they are taking on Joe Flacco and Michael Oher in a heated game of cornhole, hitting the Las Vegas strip in the...