| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:59 AM
TOKYO -- Chris and Paul Weitz ("The Twilight Saga: New Moon," "Mr & Mrs Smith") have come aboard a remake of Japanese horror "Birthright."
The film was pitched by All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW), a Hollywood- and Tokyo-based production house backed...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Jackson Rathbone of "The Twilight Saga" fame was with his wife and son on the Texas-bound JetBlue flight that lost an engine Wednesday and had to emergency land at Long Beach Airport -- and he logged the experience play-by-play on his WhoSay account. ...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
"I write lying down — much like Marcel Proust. The only thing I have in common with him," Chris Weitz says, laughing.
Known as a director and screenwriter, Weitz has just published his first novel, "The Young World" (Little Brown: 384 pp, $19),...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:40 AM
It looks like the odds are in Lionsgate's favor. "Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the sci-fi action sequel starring Jennifer Lawrence, took in an estimated $25.2 million in domestic ticket sales for Thursday night showings, outpacing the first movie in...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:10 AM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" burned up the box office Friday, bringing its total U.S. ticket sales to $70.5 million, according to Lionsgate, the film's distributor. That figure for the Jennifer Lawrence-starring sci-fi action movie, which includes...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:09 AM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has shot its arrow through another record.
The second installment in the Jennifer Lawrence-starring dystopian action film series made about $12.6 million from Imax theaters in its opening weekend in North America,...
| Nov 19, 2009
"This is the last time you'll ever see me," Edward Cullen says to Bella Swan. As if.
Spoken early on in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," that promise is one of the least likely to be kept in movie history. With most of that film still to unfold, and two...
| Nov 21, 2009
They were 99.9% sure they were going to love it.
The reason they were so certain was that, first, they had been standing in line under a bright shaft of beaming signs for hours at Universal CityWalk Cinemas -- and second, they were about to look at newly...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 5:12 AM
The vampire romance "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" sucked up $140.7 million in its first three days and pulled in a total of $258.8 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The No. 1 domestic debut for Summit Entertainment's "New Moon" was...