The poster for the 66th Cannes Film Festival again evokes a retro theme, featuring a 1963 photo of Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman. The couple was photographed during the shoot of Mel Shavelson’s “A…
'Jaws' screenwriter Carl Gottlieb will receive the Morgan Cox Award, recognizing guild service.
Emmy-winning TV writer and producer Mort Lachman, longtime writer for Bob Hope who went on to produce "All in the Family," died of a heart attack and diabetes March 17 in Los Angeles. He was 90.
It’s hard to not feel a little melancholy when you’re working on a year-end obit package. Assembling a list of notables who died during a 12-month time span is like taking stock of how much the world…
(Here’s the link to part one if you’re just joining us.) AUGUST Hal Fishman, 75, news anchor who was a fixture of L.A.’s airwaves for 40 years, primarily on KTLA-TV. Fishman was known for his…
Come prepared to laugh. Variety’s Army Archerd will host a tribute to multihyphenate Mel Shavelson, the industry vet who died earlier this month at the age of 90 (here’s Variety’s obit), on Aug. 28…
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