| Nov 22, 2009
The real-life drama of Mayor Sheila Dixon's criminal trial is still unfolding, but it's not too early to start thinking about the inevitable.
Who will star in the movie version of this gripping tale?
I haven't come up with a title just yet - "The...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:41 PM
When it was Ashley Perez's turn to play director, she got straight to the point.
"You," she told her actor. "Look sad."
"And you. You're going to look dead. Like really, really dead."
So began the 14-year-old's first attempt at the art of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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While thousands were welcoming Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Los Angeles on Monday, not far away others were celebrating the arrival of a new city addition.
Students, teachers, board members...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Hip-hop is coming to Fox.
The network has picked up "Empire," an urban-flavored drama from writer-director Lee Daniels ("Precious," "Lee Daniels' The Butler") for its upcoming schedule.
The Imagine Television/20th Century Fox Television series is...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:27 AM
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....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
8 p.m.-midnight April 15
New York Filmmaker Party
Local filmmakers to kick off the festival before everyone comes to town; City Hall
7:30 p.m. April 16
"Time Is Illmatic" (One9) World premiere doc that explores the roots of one of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Former "Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington, who has three projects in the 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival running through this weekend, says the fatherly thread in his latest projects is no coincidence.
The actor portrays a small-town father...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The star of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" will receive the Chairman's Award this year. "Forest Whitaker embodies the moniker of artist-activist," said Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors. "His work in front of and behind the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Say you were watching a post-Super Bowl news conference featuring the coach of the team that lost on the final drive. You'd expect someone to ask for his reaction, no?
Or say two players from the same team had snubbed each other on national TV....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Gabourey Sidibe will join fellow Oscar nominated actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson in Lee Daniels' upcoming pilot for Fox, “Empire,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series will begin filming in Chicago this month but will be...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Awards season is a boisterous clamor for attention, full of prestige picture releases and endless marketing dollars strewn to support them — all with the goal of taking home a few statues early next year. But amid the ado there are exceptions: The...