Harry Gittes, who produced multiple movies starring Jack Nicholson, died of natural causes on Sept. 2. He was 81. Gittes attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst before starting his career…
Screenwriter Robert Towne will be honored at the Nantucket Film Festival’s 2015 Screenwriters Tribute, the festival announced Thursday. Best known for "Chinatown," Towne also penned "Shampoo," "The…
The Friends of the USC Libraries have selected Academy Award-winning screenwriter Robert Towne as the 2014 USC Libraries literary achievement award honoree. The literary achievement award recognizes…
Forget it, Don. It’s …”Mad Men.” Veteran screenwriter Robert Towne (pictured) is among Matthew Weiner’s new recruits to “Mad Men’s” writing staff for the upcoming seventh and final season, which AMC…
It's eminently entertaining, if not initially quite worthy of a spot alongside TV's velvet-roped A-list.
Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen Rivele have come on board to pen Bruce Lee origin story "Birth of the Dragon" for Groundswell Prods. and QED International.
Morricone, Williams, Herrmann top Variety poll of ASCAP, BMI members
On Friday night, Bethesda Softworks converted Chinatown's historical central plaza into a post-apocalyptic war zone, complete with debris, smoking Humvees and an open bar.
Uan Rasey, who played trumpet solos in hundreds of films from "An American in Paris" to "Chinatown," died of complications from a heart ailment Monday, Sept. 26, at Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills…
Actor Joe Mantell, the man who uttered the famous last lines "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown," in the 1974 pic died Sept. 29 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. He was 94.
Perry Lopez, hardworking character actor who played Lt. Lou Escobar in "Chinatown," died of lung cancer Feb. 14 in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 78.