Like any 16-year-old, Roberts has a life marked by friends, school -- she's a voracious reader who manages a book a week -- and favorite TV shows. Unlike every other 16-year-old, Roberts is the…
Miller and Hui have been with the Shrek franchise since the series' first installment. They remember a time when Chris Farley was set to play the green ogre in a motion-capture version of the story…
For LaBeouf, the Showest Star of Tomorrow, today is skedded to arrive July 4. That's when Michael Bay's "Transformers" goes into release, and for the 20-year-old actor, this sci-fi actioner could…
While the majors have shunned massive presentations at this year's ShoWest, Lionsgate was in full-on promo mode Wednesday as the mini-major invited 3,000 of its closest friends to the main ballroom…
Anyone thinking of filming Tim Supple's spectacularly vivid production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (please don't --its theatricality needs to be enjoyed live) could be forgiven for retitling it…
Democratic rising star Harold Ford has joined Fox News Channel as a paid political contributor through the 2008 election cycle. Ford, 36, lost his bid to become Tennessee's first African-American…
The MPAA and National Assn. of Theater Owners are trying to make peace with special interest groups that claim drinking and smoking are too important to ignore in rating a film.
Newspaper Assn. of America VP of advertising Mort Goldstrom addressed the ShoWest Newspaper Panel audience saying, "Newspapers are like superheroes: mild-mannered on the outside. The reality is…
Spiritual uplift and commerce were the themes of the day as MPAA honcho Dan Glickman and National Assn. of Theater Owners John Fithian kicked off ShoWest with Tuesday's keynote address.
With new installments of the "Harry Potter," "Spider-Man," "Shrek" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchises hitting theaters this summer, it's pretty easy to predict what the season's hits will be.
Not even Burg and Koules entirely realized what they had in their hands when they first encountered a script and accompanying eight-minute short from James Wan and Leigh Whannell pitching "Saw."