| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Unscripted action adventure shows have become a staple of the entertainment industry, and the helicopter collision that claimed 10 lives this week on a set in Argentina underscored the risks in reality television.
Nearly one-third of all fatalities on...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:20 AM
Despite three new releases, "American Sniper" will likely hold down the top spot at the box office.
The war drama shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. In its...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:41 AM
In what’s appearing to be true Johnny Depp fashion, his lead role in the newly released “Mortdecai” couldn’t muster the numbers to take over Friday’s box office. In fact, it barely cracked the Top 10 while “American...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Gore Verbinski will direct a paranoid thriller starring Steve Carell with shooting starting in March for New Regency.
The untitled film is the first in a multi-year deal between Verbinski's Blind Wink and New Regency. Steve Conrad ("The Secret Life of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:35 PM
When it comes to picking projects, actor Steve Carell and director Gore Verbinski have both shown themselves to be among the more unpredictable characters in Hollywood. In recent years, they've each bounced between genres with either intrepid or haphazard...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Luke Evans ("Dracula Untold," "The Hobbit") will star in Ben Wheatley's action shootout movie "Free Fire," which is being launched for pre-sales at AFM by Protagonist Pictures.
The cast of the $10 million budget film, Wheatley's first set in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Walt Disney Co. ended its fiscal year on a significant high note, reporting a record $48.8 billion in sales, up 8%, and 22% improvement in net income of $7.5 billion, handily besting analysts' expectations.
Its fourth quarter revenue came in at $12....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the entertainment giant to an 8% increase in profit for its fiscal fourth quarter. And the company is going to bet even bigger on franchise movies in the coming years.
Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The hits have been smaller, but so have the flops.
The summer box office is down 20%, but most of the films that have hit theaters over the last three months have a good chance of recouping their production budgets while still in theaters.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Actor Dick Jones appeared in more than 100 films and television shows in his long career, but he is best known by far for a role in which he was not seen on screen. At about 10, when he was known as Dickie, Jones was chosen by Walt Disney to be the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Actor Clayton Moore left behind three masks when he died in 1999. Each one dated back to the 1950s, when Moore starred as the heroic Lone Ranger on TV and in two feature films, riding off into the sunset with a yell of "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!"