| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When casting news for the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic romance novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" broke over the long weekend, reactions were muddled with expressions running from "Finally!" to "Seriously?!"
The announcements came Monday via James'...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Many of Hollywood's recent adaptations of young adult fiction are confounding: They seem far more invested in the fantasy trappings and wonky internal mythology of their made-up universes than they are in the deeper metaphors of body shock, transformation...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
In the world of horror thrillers, the anticipation of what's to come can be the best part. So with Monday's announcement that "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" will be released on demand on Sept. 6 and in theaters Oct. 11 — some seven years after its...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:45 AM
A newer version of IMDb Pro allows for more personal information, helping actors break into the industry and make connections that replicate some aspects of popular social media sites like Facebook and Google Plus.
IMDb has been a launch pad for...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli have finalized their divorce, officially ending their 11-year marriage.
The "Twilight Saga" and "Nurse Jackie" actor filed for divorce in March 2012, with Garth following suit soon after. Fifteen days earlier, the couple...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:48 PM
"I was 16, 17, maybe, when I spoke with Walter for the first time," Kristen Stewart is saying about director Walter Salles, whose film version of the Jack Kerouac novel "On the Road" premiered as one of the competition titles (unawarded, as it turned out)...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Oh, for those innocent days of yore, when "The Hangover" was a malady and not a movie.
It seems like millennia since the binge comedy became the new normal. But here comes "21 and Over," taking rude to a new level of crude, a post-racial romp through...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has put his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park up for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function both as a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
You don't have to look too deeply into L.A.-area homes for rent to find familiar names among the owners: the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, actress Kristen Stewart's mother Jules and actor Steven Guttenberg.
Here's a look at what they are offering for lease:...
| Jan 27, 2013
When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....
| May 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Inside a 10-foot-tall cylinder a few miles from the beach, actress Britt Robertson is chained to a bedpost.
The petite 23-year-old is being held captive by her (fictional) ex-boyfriend, a possessive young man named Junior who'...