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  • Jon Favreau cooks up 'Chef,' a new L.A.-based movie

    Jon Favreau cooks up 'Chef,' a new L.A.-based movie
    Jon Favreau is cooking up a new movie in Los Angeles and it has nothing to do with superheroes. Favreau, executive producer of the "Iron Man" movies and "The Avengers," has begun filming his latest project, an indie comedy called "Chef," set to shoot this...
  • Angelina Jolie, a less conventional Forbes chart-topper

    Angelina Jolie, a less conventional Forbes chart-topper
    In case you were unaware, Angelina Jolie is famous. Like, really famous. So in one sense it's perfectly logical that she would top the most recent Forbes list for highest-paid actresses, with earnings of $33 million over the last year, according to a...
  • Peter Facinelli and ex-wife Jennie Garth sell Toluca Lake home

    Peter Facinelli and ex-wife Jennie Garth sell Toluca Lake home
    Peter Facinelli, who plays doctors in the "Twilight" films and the "Nurse Jackie" television series, and his ex-wife, actress Jennie Garth, have sold their home in Toluca Lake for $3.99 million. The buyer is "The Big Bang Theory" co-creator Bill Prady....
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing' gracefully drags Shakespeare into modern times ★★★ 1/2

    'Much Ado About Nothing' gracefully drags Shakespeare into modern times ★★★ 1/2
    Finally! A romantic comedy that works. And not just because of Shakespeare. There's a disarming home-movie vibe to adapter/director Joss Whedon's small-scale, black-and-white contemporary version of "Much Ado About Nothing." He shot it in 12 days in his...
  • Movie review: 'Much Ado About Nothing' a tasty snack for Bard lovers

    Movie review: 'Much Ado About Nothing' a tasty snack for Bard lovers
    Think of it as a single scoop of sorbet: Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" is both a palate cleanser for the director and a small but savory treat for Shakespeare-starved audiences. Whedon needed a change of pace for the few weeks between...
  • Will 'Man of Steel' be strong enough to build a franchise?

    Will 'Man of Steel' be strong enough to build a franchise?
    Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the expectations for Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel"! The Superman picture comes at a crucial time for the studio. With the completion of the "Dark Knight" trilogy last year, Warner Bros. needs a new...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home

    'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home
    When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings. Cole...
  • Disney's profit and revenue soar on "Oz," parks, ESPN

    Walt Disney Co. reported a massive jump in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks, movie studio and theme parks. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.51 billion for the quarter that ended March...
  • 'Iron Man 3' to pass the $1-billion milestone

    'Iron Man 3' to pass the $1-billion milestone
    Iron Man is already part of an elite crew of superheroes, but now he is set to join a rarefied group at the box office. "Iron Man 3," the third film in the franchise starring Robert Downey Jr., will pass the $1-billion milestone, possibly by Wednesday...
  • Networks send SOS to Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams and other stars

    Networks send SOS to Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams and other stars
      If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars. Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
  • Reel Critics: 'Iron Man 3' a Marvel

    Reel Critics: 'Iron Man 3' a Marvel
    The delightful "Iron Man 3" opens and finishes with a big "wow" as the sarcastically brilliant Tony Stark creates new armor that can be summoned onto the body at will, a technical display that amuses and thrills. Picking up where last year's "The...
  • 'Pain & Gain' is No. 1 in U.S.; 'Iron Man 3' opens huge abroad

    'Pain & Gain' is No. 1 in U.S.; 'Iron Man 3' opens huge abroad
    Star power didn't do much to attract moviegoers to the multiplex this weekend, as two celebrity-heavy films were unable to jump-start the box office. "Pain & Gain," featuring typically reliable box-office draws Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg,...