| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director.
Jett will provide oversight and vision for the program, teach in the...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:04 PM
While in Chicago promoting his upcoming film, "Larry Crowne," Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson visited RL in the Gold Coast Thursday and Friday. Country singer LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian had brunch at RL Sunday. Cibrian is filming NBC's...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Say goodbye to Hollywood.
Well, almost. The whip-smart and Emmy-winning HBO showbiz-insider comedy series "Entourage" starts its eighth and final season Sunday, July 24, while rumors abound about a possible feature-film spinoff a la HBO's "Sex and the...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:53 AM
There was a time when the juvenile antics of star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his three pals from Queens, N.Y., satisfied as a fun, behind-the-scenes peek into Hollywood.
That ended about six seasons ago. As HBO's "Entourage" (9:30 p.m. July 24,...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 7:59 PM
A funny thing happened during the previous season of "Entourage" -- it actually got good. And not "good" in the typically dumb but satisfying "Entourage" way (pool parties with Bob Saget followed by renting a Maserati, for example), but rather the...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 5:41 AM
"The Playboy Club" actress Jenna Dewan hit Paris Club Friday with friends, including co-star David Krumholtz. Dewan and co-star Laura Benanti had dinner, separately, at Sunda Saturday.
"Entourage" star Jeremy Piven hit Paris Club and Sunda Thursday....
| Aug 22, 2011
With all the talk this summer of reboots and prequels, is there a term for a tenuously related but basically the same sequel?
In "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D," Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook play a new sister-and-brother pair of young-uns...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The Chase brother worth rooting for — no, not the handsome one with the blank look stapled to his face — will finally get his payday. With the help of Andrew Dice Clay, Johnny Drama stood up to the network and made them cave to their actors'...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Presented in theaters in "4D" - which involved scratch-'n'-sniff cards coordinated to certain moments in the film - the latest adventure in director Robert Rodriguez's family-friendly franchise casts Jessica Alba as a former spy who brings her new...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration.
McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...