| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Ben Kingsley has been tapped to voice Bagheera in Disney's new live-action take on "The Jungle Book," directed by Jon Favreau.
Idris Elba is on board to voice Shere Khan and Scarlett Johansson is set to voice Kaa.
Based on the Rudyard Kipling book,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Allentown Public Theatre will offer four free theater workshops for kids aged 6-12 beginning this Saturday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church Community Room, 417 N. 7th St., Allentown.
The workshops will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19 and 26 and...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Had it been a slasher film, Jon Favreau would have been playing the deranged murderer.
With a knife clenched in his hand, the "Iron Man" filmmaker was attacking a filthy stainless-steel hotel tray — what an amateur cook might call an oversized...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:32 AM
In "Pacific Rim," a score-settling Idris Elba demonstrated he has the eye of the tiger. Now he'll show that he has the voice of one as well.
The 41-year-old London-born actor is in final negotiations to provide the voice of the fearsome feline Shere...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The hit HBO TV series "Game of Thrones" is finding a whole new audience among binge-viewers who prefer to consume episodic TV in beefy helpings.
Season three of the fantasy drama debuted at No. 1 on both national home video sales charts its first week in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Idris Elba is in final negotiations to join Disney's "The Jungle Book" reboot voicing the tiger Shere Khan.
Jon Favreau is directing with Justin Marks penning the script.
The film will be based on the classic Rudyard Kipling novel about an orphan boy...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Director Sofia Coppola has frequently explored the ennui and existential crises of the beautiful and well-to-do, including Scarlett Johansson's drifting college graduate in "Lost in Translation," Kirsten Dunst's stifled princess in "Marie Antoinette"...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Andy Serkis, the actor who breathed life into the computer-generated characters of Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and the upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," will make his directorial debut...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Ugh. Disney songs and Donny Osmond. This is not going to be my favorite night. They've given the show the traditional Disney opening, with a mirror ball behind Cinderella's castle. The pros start the night with a medley of Disney songs. Donny Osmond is...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Harrowing survival stories have provided the backdrop for a number of star turns in recent years, including "Captain Phillips," "All Is Lost" and "Gravity." Now Leonardo DiCaprio is getting in on the act.
DiCaprio's next film will be "The Revenant," a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films.
Twenty of his 54 features have been animated. And with a resume that also includes a...