| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:43 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Actress Lupe Ontiveros, who co-starred in the hit films "Selena" and "As Good As It Gets," has died, CNN confirmed on Friday. She was 69.
Her publicists told CNN the cause of death was liver cancer.
Ontiveros passed on Thursday night...
| Jan 15, 2009
Ricardo Montalban, the suave leading man who was one of the first Mexican-born actors to make it big in Hollywood and who was best known for his role as Mr. Roarke on TV's "Fantasy Island," has died. He was 88.
Montalban died Wednesday morning at his Los...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 7:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Some 600 friends, relatives and former students said their final goodbyes Saturday to famed math teacher, and subject of the 1988 film "Stand and Deliver," Jaime Escalante.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and actor Edward James Olmos were...
| Sep 6, 2008
IN THE film "Paraíso Travel,” a young immigrant named Marlon finds himself lost and broke shortly after arriving in New York and being separated from his girlfriend, the cunning and sexy Reina, played by Angélica Blandón. He meets an older man, a...
| Oct 10, 2009
Stepping out of her office in the Hollywood & Highland complex for a late (make that very late) lunch, Marlene Dermer was taking a break from what she laughingly calls la lucha -- the struggle.
Specifically, she meant the last-minute challenges of...
| Apr 17, 2010
They came old and young, in Sunday best and football jerseys, some who knew Jaime Escalante, and others who knew only his legacy.
As in life, the famed math teacher, who died of bladder cancer March 30 at age 79, welcomed them all. Friday's wake in a...
| Aug 7, 2008
Along with the final episodes of " Battlestar Galactica," fans can also look forward to a special two-hour event next year.
Sci Fi Channel will air the special event directed by star Edward James Olmos and written by the series' co-executive producer...
| Dec 28, 2007
There's a reason Ridley Scott keeps tinkering with his 1982 sci-fi classic, Blade Runner. He must realize that even though Oscar glory came for Gladiator, even though Alien was a bigger hit with more enduring appeal, and even if American Gangster is the...
| Mar 28, 2008
By now, it should all have been over for Sci Fi Channel's "Battlestar Galactica" -- filming wrapped, cast and crew scattered, episodes working their way through the post-production process.
But thanks to a three-month shutdown for the Writers Guild of...
| Mar 30, 2008
Admiral Adama arrived at the door with blood on his hands. "I'm sorry, I don't think you want me to shake," actor Edward James Olmos said, presenting his red palms. With his world-weary eyes and the stained cuffs of his military coat, he looked like...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 4:33 PM
SATURDAY: FREE SCREENING OF "DIG COMICS" AT MELTDOWN It seems comic book heroes are bigger than ever. In 2007, "Spider-Man 3" topped the charts with a $891 million in worldwide box office. The following year "The Dark Knight" grossed more......
| Sep 29, 2009
| 4:33 PM
EXCLUSIVE Yvonne Villarreal caught up with Edward James Olmos and wrote up this Hero Complex report on the seemingly snakebitten (or is it bee-stung?) production of "The Green Hornet."... -- G.B. It's been easy to get dizzy while watching the......