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  • Lady Gaga, Bill Murray continue selfie onslaught on 'Late Show'

    Suddenly, the selfie is everywhere. It's been around since forever, but Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar-night selfie has suddenly made it a pop culture "thing" for celebrities to do. Latest evidence: Bill Murray, Lady Gaga and David Letterman on Wednesday night'...
  • Stacey Snider's Looming Exit Underscores Time of Uncertainty at Dreamworks

    DreamWorks is in a precarious position. More than two months ago, CEO Stacey Snider informed partner Steven Spielberg -- and telegraphed to Hollywood -- that she would be leaving the company when her contract expires at year's end. Spielberg has...
  • Octavia Spencer Joins 'Divergent' Sequel

    Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of "Insurgent," the second installment in Lionsgate's "Divergent" franchise. Spencer will play Johanna, the leader of Amity, which is the faction in the dystopian society that is said to be dedicated to peace and...
  • Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'

    Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'
    Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season. The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old  demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
  • Steven Spielberg's 'Red Band Society' gets series order from Fox

    "Red Band Society," a drama set in the pediatric wing of a hospital and produced by Steven Spielberg, has been picked up for a series order by Fox. The series is about a diverse group of high school teens who become unlikely allies and friends. "This is...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • Octavia Spencer to Co-Star With Leslie Mann in DreamWorks 'Las Madres' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Octavia Spencer is attached to co-star with Leslie Mann in the DreamWorks comedy "Las Madres." Scott Stuber and Dylan Clarke are producing for Bluegrass Films. Story follows three unemployed friends who decide their only chance at economic opportunity...
  • Octavia Spencer joins 'Insurgent'; Zack Snyder teases new Batmobile

    Octavia Spencer joins 'Insurgent'; Zack Snyder teases new Batmobile
    The "Divergent" and "Man of Steel" action franchises have new additions to the family. Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer ("The Help") has joined the cast of "Insurgent," the second installment of the dystopian "Divergent" saga based on Veronica...
  • Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride

    Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride
    The world of Christian pop music gets the "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind" treatment in the clever, consistently amusing mockumentary "Jesus People." The film, an offshoot of a Web series made popular on FunnyOrDie.com, brings together a deft...
  • 'Spring Break' fundraiser for City Year Los Angeles breaks record

    'Spring Break' fundraiser for City Year Los Angeles breaks record
    The event:  “Spring Break: Destination Education,” staged carnival style at Sony Studios in Culver City, was a star-studded affair that had tweens, teens and their families lining up half an hour early on Saturday. The fourth annual event...
  • 'Snowpiercer' Arrives on Video in France Two Months Ahead of Delayed U.S. Release

    While director Bong Joon-ho's dystopian sci-fi spectacular "Snowpiercer" is still two months away from its long-delayed U.S. release via Weinstein Co. subsidiary Radius, in France (where it was released last fall) Bong's film has newly arrived on Blu-...
  • Complete list of Summer Sneaks films

    APRIL 30 The M Word At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....