Andy Griffith had the most popular TV show in the country in 1968, and forty years later, apparently his endorsement still carries weight. He’s backing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue in her race…
A true Faustian character, Michael Ovitz seems intent on stealing off into the night, but can't quite make a clean getaway. He remains frozen in a maze of litigation involving fearsome figures like…
Thanks to upbeat buzz from an around-the-world press tour and robust tracking numbers, Hollywood is poised to welcome a new member to the franchise club: Marvel Studios' "Iron Man."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
This is a story that runs in weekly Variety this Sunday, looking back at the momentus year 1968 and the birth of a new era of celebrity activism. Forty years ago, when President Lyndon Johnson…
"West Wing" POTUS Martin Sheen let it slip on an upcoming episode of BBC America’s "The Graham Norton Show" that he’s backing Barack Obama. Here’s the exchange, to be shown on May 3: Martin Sheen: …
For the past month, just $300 difference had separated Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in money raised this election cycle from the entertainment industry — a difference that wouldn’t even get you a…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. My apologies for the light posting…I’ve been on assignment the past 48 hours. If ever there was a night that defines the intersection of Hollywood…
If an artist cements a moment in time for the collective memory, does it make the creator a lifetime artist or the creation a masterpiece?
There's an old joke that cable networks arguing over whose ratings are higher is like midgets debating who's taller. Increasingly, though, the talking points employed to woo advertisers have evolved…
An exclusive to W&W: A well-placed source says that embattled CBS anchor Katie Couric will be attending the White House Correspondents dinner on Saturday. A "CBS Evening News" spokeswoman says she…
From the Army Archerd Archive: Audrey Hepburn in her nun's costume and chalk-white makeup looks more fragile than ever. She was ready to fold a couple of weeks ago.