| Apr 21, 2008
Alicia Silverstone is going to play a mother on TV. Just not that one.
Silverstone, who was courted for a recurring role on CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" earlier this season, has taken the lead role in ABC's comedy pilot "Bad Mother's Handbook." NBC,...
| Apr 24, 2008
It's been rumored for ages, but now it's official.
Peter Jackson and the production team behind the "Lord of the Rings" legacy have tapped Guillermo del Toro to direct "The Hobbit" and its sequel, "The Hobbit 2."
The first film based on J.R.R. Tolkien's...
| May 4, 2008
PRETTY much everything in Guillermo del Toro's world is oversized.
The bearish filmmaker's video and comic book collection is so immense that he recently had to buy an extra home to accommodate it. Del Toro's passion for classic monster movies is of such...
| May 22, 2008
Sam Neill, who recently starred in Showtime's "The Tudors," will take on another period piece in his next TV gig.
Neill, along with Sean Bean ("The Lord of the Rings") and Joss Ackland ("White Mischief"), have joined the cast of NBC's drama "Crusoe," a...
| May 23, 2008
"Hellboy" star Ron Perlman will raise a little more hell for FX -- and he won't need massive amounts of makeup to do so.
Perlman has joined the cable network's series "Sons of Anarchy," where he'll play the leader of an outlaw motorcycle club,...
| May 23, 2008
La temporada veraniega de cine arrancó con paso firme el pasado 2 de mayo con el estreno de "Iron Man", la primera en una serie de películas basadas en personajes de cómics que veremos en los próximos tres meses. Hasta la fecha, "Iron Man" ha recaudado...
| Jun 15, 2008
RODENT lovers and rat rights activists, consider yourselves warned.
In the surrealistically violent action blockbuster "Wanted" -- which premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday and arrives in theaters June 27 -- several thousand rats are...
| Jun 25, 2008
Sp far this summer, I've had my brain pummeled by Robert Downey Jr. flying around in a techno-suit, Adam Sandler as an invincible (and priapic) former Mossad agent, Steve Carell as a nerdy indestructible super spy, Harrison Ford as a Teflon 60-year-old...
| Jun 30, 2008
NBC has beefed up the order for "Kath & Kim," its lone new comedy of the fall season.
The network has added seven episodes to its initial order of six for a total of 13. The show, an adaptation of the Australian hit of the same name, finished filming its...
| Jul 1, 2008
Hollywood studios made a "final offer" late Monday to the Screen Actors Guild hours before their labor contract with the largest actors union was set to expire.
The offer included benefits similar to those granted to writers, directors and the industry's...
| Jul 6, 2008
SELMA BLAIR costars in "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army," which opens Friday. She's also in Lori Petty's autobiographical drama "Poker House," which just played at the Los Angeles Film Festival. This fall, she and Molly Shannon star in NBC's American version...
| Jul 6, 2008
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"Hancock," a film about a petulant, perpetually drunken superhero, proved to be review-proof as well as bulletproof this weekend, overwhelming competitors and giving star Will Smith his fifth top-selling film on a Fourth of July weekend.