| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling.
Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe.
Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- BBC Films and Shine Pictures have acquired the rights to psychological thriller "The Farm," the latest novel from Tom Rob Smith, author of "Child 44."
The innovative mystery, set in London and Sweden, reached number two in the U.K. charts...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English.
American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Amy won't be the only Poehler on NBC for much longer.
"Welcome to Sweden" brings the funnywoman's brother Greg Poehler to the spotlight. The half-hour comedy, which will premiere Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT, has the male Poehler's prints all...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:44 PM
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Pro-Russia gunmen refused Saturday to release a group of European observers and accompanying Ukrainian army officers seized a day earlier in this eastern Ukrainian town, the epicenter of the pro-Moscow rebellion.
| May 5, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Scandi crime series "100 Code," which was created by Bobby Moresco ("Crash," "Million Dollar Baby"), kicked off production Monday. Red Arrow Intl. is distributing.
Moresco, who won an Oscar with Paul Haggis for penning "Crash," will direct...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival.
The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair."
But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:59 PM
On a recent sunny weekend on the USC campus, more than 100,000 bookies gathered to read, attend author seminars, panels and lunch from ubiquitous food trucks.
The Los Angeles Times 19th annual Festival of Books also featured author readings and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:13 PM
NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...