| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:33 PM
When Tim Griffin first auditioned for a role in NBC's "Prime Suspect," he read for a completely different part than that of NYPD Det. Augie Blando.
But after meeting the veteran character actor, producers Peter Berg and Alexandra Cunningham asked him...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Much has been made that Detective Jane Timoney of NBC's Thursday drama "Prime Suspect" deals with venomous sexism on the job.
Often, it's men noting this inequality. Perhaps women, like the show's star, Maria Bello, know that though it's more obvious...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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"There’s more." That's what a cop tells Kate (Maria Bello) and Bill (Michael Sheen) after informing them that their son, Sammy (Kyle Gallner), was killed during a college campus shooting spree in which nearly 20 people died. In...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Frontman Brandon Boyd of the rock bank Incubus has sold his house in Venice for $2,705,454.
Originally a hotel and notions building when built in 1905, the property retains a storefront appearance. The 3,500-square-foot single-family home features...
| Feb 26, 2012
The Hidden Hills estate that pop icon Britney Spears had been leasing for $25,000 a month is back on the market.
Ronald N. Tutor, chief executive of the construction firm Tutor Perini, is listing the equestrian-zoned property at $9.995 million.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Trying to build on his stardom as the lupine Jacob in the "Twilight" movies, Taylor Lautner is mildly successful in this melodrama from director John Singleton ("Boyz n the Hood") about a young man who goes on the lam with a friend (Lily Collins) when...
| Apr 15, 2007
ACROSS L.A., that jejune institution known as bottle service has taken on a life of its own.
Not just the big-club "cologne head" custom it once was, lately it's infiltrated trendy restaurants and intimate bars. And at Hollywood clubs, the practice is...
| Dec 17, 2008
Pete Hamill's Reader's Digest story "The Yellow Handkerchief" inspired Yôji Yamada's appealing 1977 film of the same name, and now it has become the basis for a new movie, also of the same name but not really a remake.
Screenplay writer Erin Dignam and...
| Jul 20, 2008
AH, SURFING. The sport of sinewy iconoclasts. No pesky umpires, no foul lines, no rules. Easy there, Kerouac. There is, in fact, an unspoken etiquette of the ocean. Here are the Top 10 rules of the reef:
1We're all guests of the sea. Just like you...
| Feb 20, 2009
The documentary category is where Hollywood wears its conscience on its sleeve, and this Oscar season's nominees have the politically engaged members of the industry buzzing more than usual over the range and variety of topics.
Partly, that's because the...
| Apr 7, 2009
Adam Sandler's has lured another hottie to his side.
Maria Bello is in final talks to co-star in Sandler's still-untitled high-school reunion comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The story follows Sandler's character as he reunites with his...