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  • Emmy Creative Arts: Casting Directors Pitch in to Sell Actors on Recreating Iconic Film Roles

    This TV season sees some familiar bigscreen titles on TV: "Bonnie & Clyde," "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Trip to Bountiful." That opened the door for new actors to step into famous roles -- at least those brave enough to fill the shoes of the thesps that...
  • James Cameron, Cirque du Soleil developing 'Avatar' live show

    James Cameron's "Avatar" universe just got bigger. The filmmaker is developing a live show based on his 2009 sci-fi blockbuster along with the avant-garde performance troupe Cirque du Soleil. Cameron announced the production with Cirque president and...
  • Angelina Jolie is wickedly good in the not-quite-classic 'Maleficent'

    In re-imagining the infamous evil queen who curses an innocent girl, "Maleficent" is very much a cautionary tale for modern times. It essentially begs the question — are you sure it was the shrew that needed taming? It stars a wickedly good...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Wanted: A summer film with a popcorn pedigree

    Wanted: A summer film with a popcorn pedigree
    It's not quite May, but I have officially begun my search for the perfect popcorn movie. That's what we call the big box-office bruisers that swagger through our summers because expectations are strangely both high — and low. A quick fix of fun...
  • Sam Worthington reportedly settles paparazzo-assault case

    Sam Worthington reportedly settles paparazzo-assault case
    Actor Sam Worthington has reportedly settled his paparazzo-related assault case. The "Avatar" star's attorney Stacey Richman took a conditional-dismissal deal on April 8 in Manhattan Criminal Court, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. The...
  • 'RoboCop' a lumbering remake, reviews say

    In 1987, Paul Verhoeven's futuristic crime thriller "RoboCop" made its mark with equal parts over-the-top violence and cynical, prescient satire. Now director Jose Padilha's remake has updated the cybernetic cop's story with references to the hot-button...
  • Idris Elba to voice deadly tiger in Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    Idris Elba to voice deadly tiger in Disney's 'Jungle Book'
    In "Pacific Rim," a score-settling Idris Elba demonstrated he has the eye of the tiger. Now he'll show that he has the voice of one as well. The 41-year-old London-born actor is in final negotiations to provide the voice of the fearsome feline Shere...
  • Sam Worthington charged after scuffle, hit with restraining order

    Sam Worthington charged after scuffle, hit with restraining order
    Sam Worthington appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday for his arraignment in a case revolving around a Sunday altercation with a paparazzo. The "Avatar" star, 37, was formally charged with two counts of assault in the third degree, one count...
  • James Cameron Calls on Bolder Use of 3D by All Filmmakers

    James Cameron called on his fellow filmmakers to be bolder in their use of format on day two of the international 3D Creative Summit in London. The "Avatar" director was the two-day event's biggest draw taking part via an exclusive pre-recorded...
  • James Cameron Prevails Again in 'Avatar' Plagiarism Suit

    Director James Cameron has prevailed in another "Avatar" plagiarism suit with a Maryland judge tossing out the action. The suit by Bryant Moore claimed that Cameron had used his screenplays and drawings to create the 2009 blockbuster. U.S. District...