When Owen Wilson”s character in “Midnight in Paris” said that “the past is not dead. Actually, it’s not even past,” he was paraphrasing from a work of William Faulkner but not, a federal court ruled…
It's not just filmmakers turning to crowdfunding these days: Thesp Chazz Palminteri is attached to star in playwright-actor Kenny D'Aquila's new play "Unorganized Crime," which just launched a…
Helen Hanft, the comedic actress who became a favorite of such writer-directors as Woody Allen, Paul Mazursky and Tom Eyen, died of intestinal complications on May 30 in New York. She was 79. Born in…
"American Reunion" thesp Jay Harrington has inked with Resolution. Harrington can also be seen on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland." He is managed by A Management Company.
Broadway box office slipped in the wake of Memorial Day weekend, with most shows on the boards reporting declines for the first week of the 2013-14 season. With overall attendance down, it helped to…
John Caird is best known to Broadway and L.A. auds for his staging of "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Les Miserables," but he also helms operas, such as "Tosca," now on display at LA Opera.
Film and sound editor David Campling, who worked on such films as "Platoon" and "The Terminator," died May 9 in Los Angeles of cancer. He was 73. Campling earned a BAFTA nomination for his sound work…
Music exec Jimmy Iovine and rap titan Dr. Dre are donating $70 million to the University of Southern California to endow a new arts, technology and business academy. The gift will establish the USC…
The Broadway musical version of “Bullets Over Broadway” has targeted the St. James Theater, with the show locking the venue and the timeframe for an April 2014 bow. Production will mark a return to…
In 1949, when “The Big Knife” was first done on Broadway, Clifford Odets’ disenchanted Hollywood matinee idol Charlie Castle must have seemed like a tragic hero, a gifted talent and an essentially…
Christopher Durang's play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" opened March 14 at Broadway's John Golden Theater following an Off Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, where the show opened in the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History