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  • Michael Douglas, Warren Buffett invest an evening in the 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' premiere

     
    We can't imagine Warren Buffett turning out for the premiere of, say, "Beverly Hills Chihuahua." But "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" managed to lure the billionaire investor out of Omaha and onto the red carpet for the Oliver Stone film's' New York...
  • 'Mined to death'? 'X-Men' director says Hollywood is killing the superhero movie

     
    "I think we've kind of crossed the Rubicon with super-hero films," says Matthew Vaughn, who is now at work on "X-Men: First Class" in London....
  • Kites–a bit of Bollywood, opening wide May 21…or 28

     
    Brett Ratner “remixed” the Indian film Kites, sort of a cross-cultural romantic thriller (Indian guy, Mexican girl, betrayal, a love affair that crosses the wrong family, etc.) . IMDb says it's opening in other territories May 21, in the US...
  • The Morning Fix: Conan hits the TBS stage! Megan Fox burns Bay bridge. CBS' 'Big Bang' bet

     
    After the coffee. Before getting through the last of the upfronts! He's back!! Conan O'Brien was charged up and charming for his first day at work at Turner Broadcasting's TBS. O'Brien, who was booted off NBC's "Tonight Show" earlier this......
  • John Cazale, the face behind the face

     
    From "The Godfather Part II." Photo courtesy of HBO. Whose is the face of '70s American cinema? It might be Al Pacino's. Or Robert De Niro's. Or Gene Hackman's. John Cazale’s face probably does not spring to mind. Yet it......
  • Who will get The Hobbit on the big screen?

     
    With the news that delays, delays and more delays have chased Guillermo del Toro out of Middle Earth (almost, he's still scripting it, he thinks) comes the loud speculation about who will take over Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel. Who will...
  • How Fox throws writers under the train: The real story behind 'The A-Team' script fiasco

     
    Screenwriters all around town Thursday got a big laugh reading Nikki Finke's new post that blasts away at Alex Young, the former 20th Century Fox production co-president who is now taking the fall for the mangled development process that led......
  • 'Chaos' outlook much less chaotic -- Brett Ratner show picked up by CBS

     
    The Brett Ratner ("Prison Break") and Tom Spezialy ("Desperate Housewives") project "Chaos" has been finally picked up by CBS with a midseason order....
  • CBS orders spy drama ‘Chaos’ with Eric Close, Freddy Rodriguez

     
    Some people say there is too much chaos in television. Not CBS, which has ordered “Chaos” for midseason. CBS describes the show as a comedic drama about rogue CIA spies who work in the Office of Disruptive Services. There they fight threats...
  • CBS' madcap 'Chaos' pits spy versus spy

    In a pivotal moment of the Friday, April 1, premiere of CBS' "Chaos," CIA agent Rick Martinez eats a live scorpion. Surrounded by a band of machete- and gun-wielding rebels, in the middle of a desert, he's putting them on notice that he's crazy tough....
  • The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'

    The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'
    It didn't take long for Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) to fleece investors out of countless millions. Transforming Shaw's Ponzi scheme into "Tower Heist" proved a bit more time-consuming. Envisioned six years ago by Eddie Murphy as an all-black take on "Ocean's...
  • Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars

    Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars
    Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz,...