A.C. Lyles, whose long association with Paramount began when he was 10 years old, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lyles started out at Paramount working for Adolph Zukor more than 80 years…
The first mention of the Hollywood sign in Variety came in the "To the Ladies" pages, in coverage of the fashionable scene at the Pacific Southwest tennis tournament. "Hollywood Puts It on Tennis…
John J. Smith, who worked as a unit production manager and line producer on films including “To Live and Die in L.A.,” “Sister Act,” “Waterworld” and “Windtalkers,” died of pulmonary fibrosis on…
John Turturro brings sensitivity and intelligence to a subject that could have gone terribly awry in this wryly observant dramedy.
In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
Almost 90 years ago, Hollywood was reeling from one scandal after another as the biggest stars in the biz behaved in ways that would make today's hard-partying celebutantes blush.
That old Hollywood warhorse, the awards TelePrompTer, leaped from the fringes of the Beverly Hilton to the center of conversation at the annual Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. installation luncheon.
If you're going to make your directing debut under a harsh industry spotlight with minimal rehearsal time, it's smart to appropriate a world-famous production's concept and numerous veterans of same…
After watching his mother die on AMC's "The Walking Dead," Carl Grimes says his goodbyes and then shoots her in the head to ensure she won't come back as a zombie. Actor Chandler Riggs was 12 at the…
For every trouble-making actor who can't keep his sex tapes off TMZ, there's a fixer. For every high-powered producer with a former child star as his girlfriend, there's a fixer. Or at least that's…
Taking her husband by the elbow, Wendi Deng Murdoch gently nudged Rupert Murdoch toward photographers at this year’s Oscars. It was the end of the red carpet, and the News Corp. chairman and CEO was…