Helmed with an overabundance of pizzazz by Simon Abkarian, Shakespeare's early work "Love's Labor's Lost" receives a frothy but meandering turn from the Actors' Gang. Abkarian attempts to overcome…
Markets & Festivals
The Casting Society of America has tapped producer-writer-director John Wells to receive the org's career achievement award. CSA will present the kudo to Wells, whose credits include "ER," "The West…
Entry forms for scientific and technical achievement awards in film must be submitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences by Tuesday.
Tuning In: Add a new sin to television programmers' blotter of cultural crimes: Serial killing.
The Venice Film Festival has overlooked U.S. pics in favor of mostly European fare -- including many first works -- in its Venice Days sidebar, announced Tuesday.
Steve Jobs has made some new "Friends." Warner Bros. Television -- which had been one of the last major TV studios to resist selling its wares on Apple's iTunes -- has made a deal with Apple to place…
Peacock warriors braved the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel's Horseshoe Gardens in Pasadena Friday night, mere hours after portions of Southern California hit 119 degrees -- a new record.
Lionsgate will release its second Spanish-language pic, "Pretendiendo," in October. Romantic comedy starring telenovela thesp Barbara Mori falls under its joint venture with Jim McNamara's Panamax…
It wasn't the usual corporate event sponsors who were thanked before Wednesday's Egyptian Theater preem for the second season of "Weeds."
Indie production banner Ckrush this week is launching Web site LiveMansion.com, which aims to mix social networking and moviemaking, through which online members will create a feature.
More than 100,000 sci-fi, fantasy and comicbook fans took over the Gaslamp District for the four days of the 37th Comic-Con, but showbizzers crowded their skeds with events off the convention floor.