| May 8, 2014
| 12:12 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:42 PM
"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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film's U.S. release from Radius-TWC.
The festival, now in its 20th year, is centered in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"THERAPY proves that sexual desire leads us awry. The erotic life is ashamed, conflicted, awkward, embarrassed, uncertain.
"The way to survive psychically is to find people to love. But in order to feel safe enough with other people, most of us feel we...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Toni Braxton will star as singer Darlene Love in OWN's biopic of the famed pop vocalist.
In a series of announcements set for the cabler's upfront presentation Thursday, OWN has also set Octavia Spencer to topline a miniseries revolving around a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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-...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network announced Wednesday an upcoming slate of projects featuring the likes of Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer, Justin Timberlake and of course Oprah herself.
The network will make its first foray into the TV movie genre with "My...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test.
These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets.
I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...