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  • Buddy Cianci, twice a convict, wants to be Providence mayor again

    Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., the former mayor of Providence, R.I. who left office in handcuffs in 2002 when he was convicted for racketeering conspiracy, wants his old office back.  Cianci said during his radio show Wednesday that with a sense of...
  • 'American Hustle' Producer Jonathan Gordon Heading Production for Megan Ellison's Annapurna

    Megan Ellison has selected producer Jonathan Gordon as president of production for her Annapurna Pictures. He will oversee the development and production of Annapurna projects, and will report to Ellison. Gordon produced David O. Russell's "American...
  • Ghetto Film School Gives L.A. Students a Head Start on Hollywood Careers

    21st Century Fox's Peter Rice, director David O. Russell, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and Los Angeles' film czar Ken Ziffren were among those who helped launch a West Coast version of New York's Ghetto Film School, which prepares high school-...
  • Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors

    Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors
    This post has been updated. See below for details. While thousands were welcoming Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Los Angeles on Monday, not far away others were celebrating the arrival of a new city addition. Students, teachers, board members...
  • Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner

    Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner
    Kristen Wiig is set to make her directorial debut on a buddy comedy that will reunite her with her "Bridesmaids" co-writer, Annie Mumolo. The New York Times first reported the news that the duo will write, produce and star in a now-untitled movie for...
  • Drama Scribes Talk Cable vs. Broadcast at Variety's Night in the Writers' Room

    On Tuesday night, Variety's annual "Night in the Writers' Room" assembled an eclectic array of scribes from the worlds of comedy and drama for an in-depth discussion at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Variety TV critic Brian Lowry moderated...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's Miracle Mop tale set for 2015 Christmas release

    Jennifer Lawrence's Miracle Mop tale set for 2015 Christmas release
    Fox is moving ahead with "Joy," setting a Christmas 2015 release date for what's being developed as a potential Jennifer Lawrence vehicle about the inventor of the Miracle Mop. Fox had no further comment. David O. Russell indicated earlier this year...
  • 'Roswell' Reunion: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr and Jason Katims Reminisce at ATX TV Festival

    15 years after The WB/UPN's "Roswell" first premiered, the cast and creator reunited at the ATX Television Festival in Austin to regale a packed theater with their memories of filming the cult alien drama. Stars Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Brendan Fehr,...
  • David O. Russell's 'Joy' set for 2015, Jennifer Lawrence to star

    David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence are looking to bring "Joy" to the world for Christmas next year. Fox has set a Dec. 25, 2015, release date for the film, a rags-to-riches tale based on the life of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano. A holiday...
  • Netflix's Ted Sarandos Honored at United Friends of the Children's Brass Ring Awards

    Netflix topper Ted Sarandos was honored Tuesday night at the United Friends of the Children Brass Ring Awards Dinner held at the Beverly Hilton. Jacqueline Caster, president of the Everychild Foundation, was also honored at the dinner, which also...
  • Jim Gianopulos, Tracy Spiridakos Among Presenters at L.A. Greek Film Fest

    Twentieth Century Fox topper Jim Gianopulos and actress Tracy Spiridakos ("Revolution") have been added as Orpheus Awards presenters at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival's closing night gala on Sunday, June 8. This year's Orpheus honorees include...
  • 'Louie' returns, on its own peculiar terms

    'Louie' returns, on its own peculiar terms
    Here in the Titanium Age of Television, one comedy gets the sort of ecstatic, near-universal acclaim usually reserved for dramas like "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men." Out of whatever lucky confluence of executive foresight or predilection and the artist...