Patrick Wilson described his new pic, Magnolia's "Barry Munday," as heartwarming fun despite what happens to his title character.
The Hollywood Film Festival will honor actor Sean Penn for his humanitarian achievements during the fest's awards gala.
Funny lady Betty White's latest role is a bit more serious. The comedic actress has been named chairman of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association.
The Casting Society of America announced nominations for its 26th annual Artios Awards to be held in New York and Los Angeles simultaneously on Nov. 1.
Multihyphenate Clyde Ware, best known for his writing on such shows as "Gunsmoke," "Dynasty," and "Rawhide," died Aug. 30 in Los Angeles of cancer. He was 79.
"Perrier's Bounty," from Irish helmer Ian Fitzgibbon, will open the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Sept. 30 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.