When seminal rock and roll lyricist Jerry Leiber died in August of last year, it put an end to a songwriting partnership with Mike Stoller that had spanned 61 years, one long-running Broadway revue…
TODAY: AMPAS closes out the "Last 70mm Film Festival" with a screening of 1960's "Spartacus" and Q&A with Kirk Douglas. Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Oscars.org
Jena Malone ("Sucker Punch") has landed the lead role in "Lonely Hunter," the upcoming indie biopic of scribe Carson McCullers.
Holocaust-themed song-and-dancer is a thoroughly earnest endeavor, but earnestness doesn't necessarily ensure entertainment.
Indie label owner Robert P. Marcucci, who discovered teen idols Frankie Avalon and Fabian and served as the model for the title character in 1980 film "The Idolmaker," died of natural causes on March…
Mirisch Agency bookings: production designers Paul Austerberry on Stefan Ruzowtizky's "Kin," Tom Duffield on TBS pilot "Hound Dog," John Kasarda on Yaron Zilberman's "A Late Quartet," Jay Vetter on…
The director of controversial Dakota Fanning starrer "Hounddog" is taking on the life of Southern scribe Carson McCullers with the biopic "Lonely Hunter."
"Hounddog" has been recut since people first booed it at Sundance and religious groups began talking about having young Dakota Fanning's mother arrested for letting her child appear in the film with…
Ladies and gentlemen, Dakota Fanning is back. It's been a rough couple of years for the Georgia-born thesp, as the child actress -- who gained respect for her part opposite Sean Penn in "I Am Sam"…
Beale Street -- that mile-long black enclave leading east from the Mississippi, fabled as a home of the blues and cradle of rock 'n' roll -- is the vibrant setting as "Memphis explores America's…
From the evidence on view in many films at Sundance, it isn't easy being a kid these days. On the other hand, it may be the best of times for child actors.