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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'NY Med' on ABC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'NY Med' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Defiance In this new episode Irisa (Stephanie...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest, JLaw

    Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest,  JLaw
    Lupita Nyong'o has inked her "it" girl status by landing the July cover of Vogue magazine. The "12 Years A Slave" Oscar winner and soon-to-be "Star Wars: Episode VII" star burst onto social media with the announcement Thursday. "This Summer, I am...
  • 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...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Timbuktu'

    In the hands of a master, indignation and tragedy can be rendered with clarity yet subtlety, setting hysteria aside for deeper, more richly shaded tones. Abderrahmane Sissako is just such a master, and while previous films have showcased his skill at...
  • '12 Years a Slave' actor Chiwetel Ejiofor set for Bolivian jail tale movie

    '12 Years a Slave' actor Chiwetel Ejiofor set for Bolivian jail tale movie
    Chiwetel Ejiofor has been set to play a convicted British drug trafficker in a movie version of "Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail." New Regency has obtained the movie rights to the 2003 book,...
  • More Women of Color Breaking Through Into Emmys Race

    Once upon a time, most women on television all looked like Donna Reed. Today, it's a great time to be a woman of color working in television. Last season, three women of color -- "Scandal's" Kerry Washington, "Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara and "Steel...
  • Lupita Nyong'o to star in, produce love story 'Americanah'

    Lupita Nyong'o to star in, produce love story 'Americanah'
    Oscar-winning actress and newly anointed "Star Wars" cast member Lupita Nyong'o is set to star in and produce an adaptation of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel "Americanah." Nyong'o is partnering with Plan B, the production company of...
  • Lupita Nyong'o, Emma Roberts Among Maui Film Fest Honorees

    Rainmaker Award - Lupita Nyong'o The It Girl of the past season's awards race, the Kenyan actress (pictured) burst onto the international scene with her charismatic feature debut in "12 Years a Slave," winning the supporting actress Oscar alongside...
  • 5 things to know about the `GoT' star set for a big breakout

    5 things to know about the `GoT' star set for a big breakout
    On Monday, the Internet confirmed yet another wonderful "Star Wars: Episode VII" rumor: Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast, Lucasfilm announced on its website Monday. While Lupita has been on everyone's mind since her star-...
  • Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast

    Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast
    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm said on Monday. Nyong'o, whose first film role last year in "12 Years a Slave," earned her the Academy Award for best supporting...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie

    'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie
    Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII," J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated extension of the classic space-opera franchise, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Monday. Nyong'o...