Jim Bellows, influential editor of papers including the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner who later worked in television, died of Alzheimer's disease March 6 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 86.
CAA has signed Wong Kar Wai, marking the first time the Hong Kong-based director has had a Hollywood agent.
Yojiro Takita was hardly expecting an Oscar for "Departures," his film about a cellist-turned-apprentice undertaker that scooped foreign language film honors at the 81st Academy Awards. "I heard that…
Studio Ghibli, the toon house responsible for the Hayao Miyazaki smashes "Spirited Away" and "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea," is collaborating with automaker Toyota to open a new training studio.
The Oscar boost showed oomph at the international box office over the Feb. 27-March 1 frame as multiple Oscar winner "Slumdog Millionaire" shot to the top of the chart, grossing at least $15 million…
Sydney Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin's son and himself a Tony-winning actor who starred on Broadway opposite Judy Holliday in "Bells Are Ringing" and Barbra Streisand in "Funny Girl," has died at 82.
The 1990 pic "Ghost" will live again, this time as a stage tuner aiming for a West End bow in 2010.
New plays by Richard Greenberg and Lauren Gunderson will world preem at South Coast Repertory's 12th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival.
"Back to Bacharach and David," a musical revue helmed by Kathy Najimy with musical arrangements by Steve Gunderson, will make its Los Angeles debut next month at the Music Box @ Fonda.
Comedy Central has greenlit a series that will feature comedian Daniel Tosh delivering biting commentary about blogs and various other Internet destinations.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%