| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm said on Monday.
Nyong'o, whose first film role last year in "12 Years a Slave," earned her the Academy Award for best supporting...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:52 AM
For two years, Mark Hamill kept a secret he learned in Orlando.
"Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas had invited Hamill and Carrie Fisher to lunch and asked them to reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in a planned "Star Wars Episode...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:13 PM
As Hollywood studios continue to mine existing properties and milk their blockbuster franchises, moviegoers have grown accustomed to a seemingly endless parade of sequels, prequels and reboots. Now the superhero epic "X-Men: Days of Future Past,"...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:35 AM
It's the sort of news that Rust Cohle might celebrate with an unhurried swig of Lone Star beer: "True Detective" picked up four nominations for this years Television Critics Assn. Awards.
The hit HBO anthology series was nominated for program of the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LONDON -- Romantic comedy "We'll Never Have Paris," the directorial debut of "The Big Bang Theory" star Simon Helberg, co-helmed with Jocelyn Towne, has been selected as the closing night film of the Edinburgh Film Festival. Helberg will attend the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Directing, co-writing, producing and starring in his latest movie, a comedy Western called "A Million Ways to Die in the West" while juggling the production of four primetime series during the past year wasn't enough for the multihyphenate. So he also...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Australian actress dies at 61
Wendy Hughes, 61, an Australian actress best known to American audiences for her performance in the 1979 film "My Brilliant Career," died of cancer Saturday in Sydney, her family said.
Hughes began her rise...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms.
Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Veteran actor Leonard Nimoy, best known as Spock in the 1960s television series "Star Trek" and a string of feature films that followed, said he was "doing OK" after being diagnosed with lung disease and urged fans on Thursday to quit smoking.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners'
Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A Dean Koontz suspense novel is the source of this melodrama with Anton Yelchin ("Star Trek") as the title character, a short-order cook who has the "Sixth Sense" gift - or curse, depending on your view - of being able to see dead people.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Director-producer Clifford John Bole, who helmed more than 40 episodes of various "Star Trek" series, died Feb. 15 at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 76.
Bole directed 25 episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," seven of "Deep Space Nine" and...