| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:57 PM
After years of trying to spin off one of its most popular properties, Sony looks to be getting closer to getting a "Ghostbusters" movie off the ground.
Sources tell Variety that Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are in early...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of paranormal exterminators, The Times has confirmed.
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Before their girl crushes had uttered a word, the cheers started coming.
“I love your pants, Mindy!”
“I love your skirt, Kristen!”
These were the crowd’s thought leaders -- Mindy Kaling, Lena Dunham, Kristen Wiig and...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:26 PM
After seasons of splitting hair straight down the middle, stars' manes are taking sides. Deep side parts narrowly prevailed over updos as the biggest hair trend emerging from the first major show of awards season — the Golden Globes.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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The Maze Runner
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99
The latest dystopian young adult novel to hit the big screen is one the better movie versions that the genre's...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The long-awaited third movie in Sony's "Ghostbusters" franchise will update the paranormal exterminators with a cast of female characters, director Paul Feig announced Wednesday.
On Twitter, Feig wrote, "It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters &...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Over the years, Chicago-based filmmaker Stephen Cone has occasionally done freelance work running casting sessions for the local agency Paskal Rudnicke, which is frequently hired to find actors for commercials and TV guest spots.
That experience —...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Maya Rudolph just got an invite to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's house party — but don't tell Mom and Dad.
The "Bridesmaids" actress has joined the cast of Fey and Poehler's upcoming Universal comedy "The Nest," about two adult sisters who decide...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:21 AM
After 40 years, “Saturday Night Live” has created a lot of memorable moments and stars.
Nostalgia was crucial to this weekend’s show, which featured a lovely tribute to Jan Hooks, who died last week at age 57. “SNL”...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Former "Saturday Night Live" actress Jan Hooks died on Thursday at the age of 57, and the show took some time out of host Bill Hader's opening monologue for an emotional tribute to the late actress and comedian.
"SNL" played a clip of Hooks with her...