| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Warner Bros. Pictures has struck a film financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLC, a new entity formed by Dune Entertainnment's Steven Mnuchin and RatPac Entertainment, the film finance vehicle of filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Prometheus has long been a symbol of the rebel hero, a revolutionary challenging an oppressive order. Dubbed "the patron saint of the proletariat," he is a god who sided with mankind against the immortals, bestowing on them enlightenment and the great...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well.
For the first time, the industry's earnings have broken the NZ$3 billion ($2.34 billion)...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:32 AM
It's more "Avatar" for everyone, as James Cameron says four stand-alone books set in the movie's universe will be released. The novels will be written by sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
James Cameron has tapped sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould to pen four novels based on "Avatar" and its three sequels.
Gould is best known for his 1992 novel "Jumper," which Fox and New Regency adapted into the 2008 film. He's also known for "Rory," a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
As Comic-Con has grown and movies like "The Avengers" and "Avatar" mushroomed into huge boxoffice attractions, the media have understandably become increasingly enamored with the convention.
But to those attending -- especially adults planning to enhance...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him.
The camera pans...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The "Festival of the Lion King" show will move to a new theater within Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park next year, Disney World official confirmed Monday.
The new structure is under construction near Harambe Village in the Africa section of the park....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:10 PM
We sing more songs of the moon and the stars than of the sun. Google it. The moon and stars win by many millions. Music and night merge differently than music in daylight — or even artificial light for that matter, as the debate over the new high-...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The makers of "Last Vegas," a "Hangover"-style comedy for the senior set, won an appeal of the film's R rating Thursday, a rare case of the Motion Picture Assn. of America overturning a ruling.
The CBS Films movie, which stars Michael Douglas as a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
20th Century Fox is teaming with a trio of Broadway vets to adapt at least nine films into musicals over the next four years....
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:42 PM
NBCUniversal plans to spend about $1.1 billion on capital projects this year, driven primarily by ambitious expansion plans at its theme parks in Florida and California.
That $1.1 billion will pay for a big chunk of the construction costs for a host...