Veteran character actor Philip Abbott, who played FBI assistant director Arthur Ward on the TV series "The FBI," died Feb. 23 in Los Angelesof cancer. He was 73.
Peter Soderbergh, father of director-screenwriter Steven Soderbergh and the former dean of the Louisiana State U. College of Education, died Feb. 17of unreported causes in Baton Rouge, La. He was 69…
Matthew Perry, who's building a feature acting career atop his "Friends" sitcom success, has officially inked to take the lead role in Warner Bros.' tentatively titled "Three to Tango," a romantic…
You just knew "Titanic" had to lose power overseas at some stage. Some collapse: James Cameron's epic grossed a still-hefty $37 million on 6,238 screens in 52 territories last weekend, driving the…
A memorial service for actor J.T. Walsh, who died Feb. 27, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on March 24 at the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046, (310) 289-2000.
Miramax is in serious negotiations with Madeleine Stowe, Angelina Jolie, Gillian Anderson and Gena Rowlands to star in "Dancing About Architecture," a drama written and to be directed by Willard…
When the ticket stubs were all counted, "Titanic" emerged as the top box office draw for a 13th weekend in a row, beating out MGM's rival Leonardo DiCaprio starrer "The Man in the Iron Mask" by about…
Walt Disney Pictures has nabbed the pitches "Joe in Accounting" and "Band on the Run" from scripting team Andy Marx and Tony Peyser, sources said Monday.
For creative talent and for the entertainment-consuming American public, the already blurry lines of distinction between film and TV are quickly disappearing, panelists said Monday at the Hollywood…
The world premiere of "Shadrach," starring Harvey Keitel and Andie MacDowell, will kick off the fourth annual Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 16. The 1998 edition of the five-day indie…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar