| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
CBS is bulking up for next summer. The network has ordered a 13-episode drama series based on James Patterson's "Zoo."
The 2012 novel from Little, Brown and Co. became a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.
CBS supplied this synopsis: " 'Zoo' is a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Halle Berry's new sci-fi series launched with a big audience Wednesday night for CBS but didn't blast off quite like "Under the Dome" did last year.
"Extant" is CBS' attempt to create another summer hit with the help of executive producer Steven...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:30 AM
ROME -- The 67th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promising lineup, which sees particularly strong presences from both North and South America, more established auteurs competing alongside lots of newcomers, and a distinct diversity of genres and...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Entertainment One has set a July 22, 2016 release date in the U.K. for Steven Spielberg's "The BFG," an adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book. eOne is the first international distributor to fix a date for the pic's release.
"The BFG" -- which is...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:52 AM
July 13: Biking with Beanzie, DeKalb. The Kishwaukee Kiwanis sponsor this annual charity ride with routes from 27 to 101 miles. There's also a community/family ride of 3, 5 or 8 miles. tinyurl.com/knabebp. Miles from Chicago: 65
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Andy Serkis may be the only top-billed star in a summer blockbuster whom you wouldn't recognize if you passed him on the street.
A master of motion capture, Serkis has made his name breathing life into digitally rendered characters such as Gollum,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa.
The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Steven Spielberg tends to have a distinct pattern in his moviemaking--He’ll take a hiatus of as much as two years, then come back with a few movies in quick succession.
Early last decade he didn’t have a movie for a couple years when “...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the photographs, Lester Wisbrod is a constant: He always appears on the right, with a big smile and a satisfied look about him. On the left, a cavalcade of famous faces flashes by: Clint Eastwood, Jennifer Aniston, Charlton Heston, Renee Zellweger....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:35 PM
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Mark Rylance has found his first film to follow his recent Tony win for "Twelfth Night" and is in negotiations to co-star with Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War thriller for DreamWorks.
Spielberg will direct and produce along with Marc...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ubisoft is proving that the video game industry doesn't need to rely on sequels to sell software, with "Watch Dogs." The game, which was released last week, has sold more than 4 million copies, setting a new record for the company.
In addition to...