| May 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Avengers" assemble this weekend in what many box office analysts are predicting will be the biggest opening in movie history.
It's an event that Marvel Studios, the company behind the superhero films, has been building up...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Action film screenwriter Skip Woods has put himself where the action is in L.A. — the bustling Hollywood Hills West area — with the purchase of a hillside house for $2.004 million.
The sleek contemporary, built in 1951 and extensively...
| May 27, 2012
The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million.
Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 5:03 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A federal judge sentenced a New York man Monday to a year in prison for pirating an incomplete "workprint" copy of the film "X-Men origins: Wolverine" before it hit theaters.
Gilberto Sanchez, 49, of the Bronx, New York, was...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:28 PM
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
| Mar 6, 2012
WGN's Dean Richards talks to Taylor Kitsch about switching jobs, Kitsch's need of a nap and of course his upcoming movie"John Carter."
Canadian born Kitsch is best known as troubled high-school football player Tim Riggins in the Emmy-nominated TV show...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:03 PM
The 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will close Thursday night to a sold-out crowd at the world premier of "Shanghai Calling" at the Regency Lido Theatre.
Written and directed by Daniel Hsia, the romantic drama stars Daniel Henney ("X-Men Origins:...
| Mar 9, 2008
BUILDING a superhero from scratch is noisy and hazardous. "Let's find a place where it's quieter!" The man shouting was Kevin Feige, the president of production for Marvel Studios, the Hollywood start-up that takes flight on May 2 with its first film,...
| Jan 1, 2009
On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. ¶ However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
| Feb 22, 2009
Whoever believes there is nothing to fear but fear itself has never wet his pants onstage.
It's an experience Hugh Jackman is hoping not to repeat when he hosts the 81st Academy Awards tonight, although a case of nerves is understandable: Along with...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 5:55 PM