“Need For Speed” actress Imogen Poots will star in Cross Creek Pictures and Smuggler Films’ “Beautiful Ruins” with Todd Field set to direct. Filming is set to start in May in Italy. Based on the Jess…
At 77, Dern delivers a career-best performance in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," a story about a confused old man on a road trip with his son (played by Will Forte).
Tiny, dark and dingy, the single-room Sunset Strip cave that co-owners Johnny Depp and Anthony Fox rechristened the Viper Room in 1993 was a symbol of '90s angst and aggression. Fans of the club…
Homer and Co. are in rolling in dough: Fox's Twentieth Century Fox TV and Twentieth TV have set a massive first-ever cable syndication and VOD sale of "The Simpsons" to FX Networks' new outlet FXX…
Janis Hirsch has spent years in sitcom writers rooms trying to make people laugh. But her next screen contribution might very well bring a tear to your eye.
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While the lesson in "The Book Thief" illustrates the power of the written word, the sentiment behind it defines the philosophy of one of Hollywood's most successful executives, Elizabeth Gabler…
In January, Valerie Harper was told she had three months to live. Doctors had successfully removed a lung tumor in 2009, but the cancer cells had moved to her brain. Now, 10 months have passed since…
L.A. County chief coroner investigator Craig Harvey has been providing forensic advice to Hollywood for TV shows ranging from "JAG" and "Boomtown" to "Southland" and "NCIS," as well as films like…
Australian actor Callan McAuliffe, who played the young Jay Gatsby in "The Great Gatsby," will star in coming-of-age story “Skateboarding with Saddam.” Producers are aiming to shoot in the spring in…
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