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  • 'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

     'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut for a movie this year,...
  • Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages

    Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages
    THE VILLAGES — Hundreds of classic and rare vintage cars will be motoring through the huge retirement community this weekend as competitors in the Great Race cross the finish line at Lake Sumter Landing. About 100 classic pre-1972 cars and...
  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • Pixar Filmmakers Offer Sneak Peek at 'Inside Out' at DGA

    Pixar hosted an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming kaleidoscopic journey into the mind "Inside Out" at the DGA on Thursday, June 19, one year to the day before the animated feature's scheduled opening. Helmer Pete Docter and producer...
  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV Star to Play Tina Fey's Daughter in 'The Nest'

    Madison Davenport ("From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series") has joined Universal's "The Nest" opposite Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Production has launched in New York City on the comedy that is directed by "Pitch Perfect's" Jason Moore and penned by Paula Pell....
  • Walt Disney Co. earnings surge 27% on strength of film studio

    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% increase in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the strong performance of its film studio. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.917 billion for the quarter that ended March 29, up from $1.513 billion...
  • Upfront Scorecard: ABC Pitches Disney Synergy to Tout Turnaround Plans

    ABC kicked off its upfront presentation with an interesting and somewhat unexpected pitch: Remember, we're part of the Walt Disney Co., home to Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and ESPN, among other brand titans. Despite ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee'...
  • Maker Studios Launches Maker.tv, Tees Up Original Series from Morgan Spurlock and YouTube Stars

    Maker Studios, the digital media company that Disney is buying for up to $950 million, unveiled a slate of original programming and took the wraps off Maker.tv -- a consumer destination for monetizing video off YouTube. At its first Digital Content...
  • Where Are the Kids' Movies This Summer?

    Summer months are synonymous with family moviegoing. This year, however, the tide is out on films aimed at young kids. Last season, the market was flooded with seven all-audience wide releases, including "Despicable Me 2," "Epic" and "Monsters...