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  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead
    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life. After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Casts Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote

    "Downton Abbey" actress Lily James, Sam Riley ("Maleficent") and Bella Heathcote will star in the long-stalled movie version of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with...
  • TV This Week Aug. 3 - 9: 'Outlander' on Starz

    TV This Week Aug. 3 - 9: 'Outlander' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Are you ready for some preseason football?...
  • 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...
  • Sandra Bullock to play Tupperware guru in Tate Taylor movie for Sony

    "Gravity" star Sandra Bullock is coming back down to earth to play marketing guru Brownie Wise in Tate Taylor's adaptation of "Tupperware Unsealed," which has been acquired by Sony Pictures, the studio announced Friday. Taylor ("The Help," "Get On Up")...
  • Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again

    Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again
    Nearly four months after the historical drama "12 Years a Slave" won the top prize at the Oscars and the outer space survival adventure "Gravity" collected an evening-best seven statuettes, the two films once again find themselves at the top of the heap...
  • L.A.'s Ghetto Film School teaches moviemaking to disadvantaged youths

    L.A.'s Ghetto Film School teaches moviemaking to disadvantaged youths
    When it was Ashley Perez's turn to play director, she got straight to the point. "You," she told her actor. "Look sad." "And you. You're going to look dead. Like really, really dead." So began the 14-year-old's first attempt at the art of...
  • Variety's Scott Foundas Remembers Paul Mazursky: A Poetic Farceur of American Lives

    "Are you happy?" the woman asks her husband midway through Paul Mazursky's "Blume in Love" (1973), to which he replies, "I'm just not miserable." It is a flashback to earlier, relatively happier times in the busted-up marriage of the divorce lawyer...
  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • 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...