An early work by hot Irish scribe Conor McPherson and a new stage adaptation of Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" highlight the new season at Off Broadway's Primary Stages, under artistic director…
Imax Corp. reported stronger than expected second quarter and six month earnings Wednesday.
Howard Hughes, who went from a strapping billionaire filmmaker and aviator to reclusive germophobe, is suddenly the subject of multiple biopics.
Jerry Seinfeld opened his 10-performance Broadway standup engagement, "I'm Telling You for the Last Time," on Wednesday night, speaking to reporters beforehand at a press conference at the Broadhurst.
Hank Azaria has won an Emmy for outstanding voiceover performance in the role of convenience store operator Apu on "The Simpsons."
Bob McAllister, the lively host of “Wonderama,” a three-hour Sunday morning children’s show of the 1960s and ’70s, died of lung cancer July 21 at his home in Manhattan. He was 63. “Wonderama,” a mix…
British playwright and screenwriter John Hopkins, whose long career included such notable films as the James Bond actioner “Thunderball” and the recent Showtime telepic “Hiroshima,” died July 23 of…
DreamWorks' computer-animated comedy "Antz," which features the voices of Woody Allen and Sharon Stone, has been chosen to close the 23rd Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
John F. (Jack) Rayel, a TV announcer and producer during the early days of television, died from a heart attack April 30 in Upper Black Eddy, Penn. He was 82. Rayel’s TV career began before World War…
Bill Paxton, the thesp who most recently appeared as the modern-day treasure hunter in James Cameron’s “Titanic,” has signed with Endeavor. Since his salad days as a set decorator for Roger Corman’s…
CZECH REPUBLIC Alena Mullerova, former program director for Kratky Film, has been named director of documentaries at pubcaster Czech TV. She replaces Damien Kausitz, who held the post for the past…