It's spring, London 2006. I'm in a smoky cafe in Hampstead, and the director Ron Howard (in the U.K. to complete the music for "The Da Vinci Code") has kindly asked me to write something, an…
Imagine Entertainment amounts to Hollywood's most enduring long-distance bro-mance.
Having starred in "The Partridge Family" for four seasons, Shirley Jones knows something about child actors, and as she puts it, "Ron Howard is probably the best child actor I've ever worked with."
Both of Ron Howard's parents, Rance and Jean Speegle Howard, were actors. Brother Clint is an actor. His wife, Cheryl, is an actor. Small wonder that two of Howard's four children followed into the…
Sam Bottoms, who started his acting career as a teenager in "The Last Picture Show" and played surfer Lance Johnson in "Apocalypse Now," died Tuesday in Los Angeles of brain cancer. He was 53.
This is the story of a laffer that earned raves, but never quite amassed enough eyeballs, and the film mogul who dreamed up the show: It's "Arrested Development."
Never one to force his will in Hollywood, Ron Howard decided to use some of the clout he had earned over decades in the television and movie business for something quite personal.
The Chicago Film Critics Assn. has named Disney/Pixar's "Wall-E" the best pic of 2008. In addition to top honors, the toon also picked up prizes for original screenplay (Andrew Stanton and Jim…
Hailed as a historic decision, France's parliament has greenlit new 20% tax rebates for U.S. and other foreign shoots in France.
The Rome Film Festival is being hit by a draconian funding slash set to shrink its formerly robust $24 million budget to a maximum of $15 million, in a move that rekindles questions about the future…
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" heads the field with six noms for the London Film Critics' Circle Awards, which take place Feb. 4 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel as a fund-raiser for the…
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