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  • Dolby Laboratories, Family Contribute $12 Million to Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide audiovisual technology in the Academy Music of Motion Pictures' movie theaters. The Dolby family has also made a $5...
  • Steven Spielberg Reluctant to Hire an Outsider to Replace Stacey Snider (EXCLUSIVE)

    With Stacey Snider's planned exit from DreamWorks, the co-chair and CEO has handed off the day-to-day creative reins to production president Holly Bario, who is one of the lead candidates to succeed the executive when her contract expires at year end....
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • 'Forrest Gump' to get Imax theatrical re-release for 20th anniversary

    "Forrest Gump" is headed back to the big screen for its 20th anniversary — or, rather, the bigger screen. The weeklong September re-release will screen exclusively in Imax, with digitally remastered images and sound. Directed by Robert Zemeckis,...
  • Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

    Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR...
  • Motion picture academy names its new board of governors

    Motion picture academy names its new board of governors
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named its new board of governors Friday, a list that includes current academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, key Academy Museum fundraiser Annette Bening and five first-time governors. The board of...
  • Producer Wendy Finerman preps 'Drumline 2' in Atlanta

    "IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up. We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...
  • Tony Winner Mark Rylance Joins Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mark Rylance has found his first film to follow his recent Tony win for "Twelfth Night" and is in negotiations to co-star with Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War thriller for DreamWorks. Spielberg will direct and produce along with Marc...
  • 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel in the Works

    Gold Circle and HBO Films have begun developing a sequel along with Playtone Productions to the box office hit "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" with stars Nia Vardalos and John Corbett set to return. Vardalos will write and star, with Playtone's Rita Wilson,...
  • Colin Hanks hopes to finally break Mr. Nice Guy mold with 'Fargo'

    Colin Hanks hopes to finally break Mr. Nice Guy mold with 'Fargo'
    Colin Hanks has a knack for playing good guys — which has not always been a good thing. Hanks made his mark in 2002's teen film "Orange County." Since then, his boyish looks, lanky frame and amiable personality have been his calling card and...