| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode.
"The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
While Disney chairman Alan Horn remained mostly tight lipped during an interview at the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, he did let it slip that "Star Wars Episode VII" has already begun shooting and has much of its cast....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube.
The boom in popular songs from...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:39 PM
HBO's "Game of Thrones" is one of the more epic series to grace the small screen, with warring kings, fire-breathing dragons and legions of icy supernatural beings lurking in the shadows. According to "Thrones" author and executive producer George R.R....
| May 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Step Up will honor Zoe Saldana, graduating Step Up senior Tamia Walker and Variety's Claudia Eller at the Inspiration Awards on May 30 at the Beverly Hilton.
The nonprofit org, founded in 1988, runs after-school and weekend programs for high school...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday.
The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
So, how can there be any doubt that the Avengers are about to assemble for Disney Infinity after the YouTube teaser video that was posted today?
The video shows Captain America’s iconic shield flying though various Disney Infinity game-play worlds...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
On Wednesday we noted that Shailene Woodley, star of the upcoming movies "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars," isn't just a rising Hollywood starlet: She's also a font of quirky wisdom.
Having gone over the benefits of eating clay and tanning one'...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Arsenio Hall Show" has stopped production, marking the end of the host's efforts to restart his latenight franchise in syndication.
CBS had said that the show would return for a second season, but the latenight strip was facing significant...
| Jun 1, 2014
Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Following days of conflicting reports whether Russell Crowe would get his wish to meet with Pope Francis, the "Noah" star did make the pontiff's acquaintance on Wednesday, albeit briefly, at Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City....