LONDON — Warner Bros. Theater Ventures’ musical version of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Stephen Sondheim's “Merrily We Roll Along” lead the 2014…
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Broadway may have ended a record-breaking streak last season, but across the pond, numbers are on their way up. In London, both box office and attendance rose to new highs in 2013, according to the…
Johnny Depp's already Disney's go-to guy for tentpoles. Now the Mouse House has made room for the thesp's production banner Infinitum Nihil. Under a new multi-year first-look deal, Depp will develop…
Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
UCLA Theater professor Gary Gardner, who was named No. 1 UCLA Instructor for eight straight years during his 40-year tenure at the School of Theater, Film and Television, died of natural causes in…
The cunning new play "Bracken Moor," a cross between a thunderingly old-fashioned family drama and an unnerving ghost story, is not the dated fare it appears to be.
Fanboys fueled the weekend’s domestic box office as Sony’s Sam Raimi-produced “Evil Dead” remake collected top coin with an estimated $26 million. Meanwhile, Universal’s 3D conversion of “Jurassic…
Jess Franco, the prolific Spanish filmmaker who became renowned for his low-budget cult films, died in Malaga, Spain, of heart complications. He was 82.
In a bold move to expand its U.S. presence, Middle East news org Al Jazeera has acquired cabler Current TV in a deal valued at about $500 million.
Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost") has joined the cast of upcoming NBC drama "Revolution."
Julia Phelps is crossing over from Viacom's corporate office to serve as senior veep of corporate communications for Viacom Intl. Media Networks.