Oscar-Winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies at 59
Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, whose career spanned nearly 40 years and included all of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” films, died of a heart attack on Monday. He was...
Michael Jackson Impersonator Interrupts Baltimore Protest, Tells Police to ‘Beat It’
While rioters caused chaos in Baltimore Monday night while protesting the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, a Michael Jackson impersonator decided to put on an impromptu show for the cro...
Andrew Lesnie, ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer, Dead at 59
Andrew Lesnie, the cinematographer for “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, died on Monday after suffering a fatal heart attack. He was 59. The filmmaker from Sydney, Australia, won an Academy...
Andrew Lesnie, Cinematographer for 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'Hobbit' Films, Dies at 59
He worked with director Peter Jackson on eight films in all; his credits also include 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and 'The Water Diviner.'read more
China Box Office: 'Furious 7' Becomes Highest Grossing Movie Ever
The seventh instalment in the Universal franchise overtakes the $320 million earned by Paramount's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' last year.read more
‘Dancing With the Stars’ Delivers Shocking Blow to Fan Favorite
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Monday’s episode of “Dancing With the Stars”)  The odds were not in this “Dancing With the Stars” con...
Baltimore Erupts in Riots: Hollywood Reacts
Kevin Hart, Demi Lovato and Donald Trump were among those weighing in on Monday's unrest.read more
Cable News Networks Descend on Baltimore as Protests Turn Violent
During the 10 p.m. eastern hour on Monday, the cable news networks were flooded with live footage from the streets of Baltimore as protesters torched  buildings, set police cars on fire and threw br...
24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Advertising gets its own set of emojis The ad industry finally has its own s...
'Downton Abbey' Creator Working on Anthony Trollope Adaptation for ITV
Julian Fellowes is writing the three-part drama based on Trollope's 'Doctor Thorne'.read more
‘The Wire’ Creator Condemns ‘Selfishness’ of Baltimore Rioters: ‘The Violence Needs to Cease’
As protests turned violent Monday in Baltimore, several cast members and the creator of HBO’s “The Wire” are speaking out about the unrest. The cult drama was set in and shot around...
‘Sirens’ Star Michael Mosley Options True Life Murder Mystery Tale ‘Brother’s Blood’ (Exclusive)
“Sirens” star Michael Mosley has optioned the big screen rights to Scott Cawelti’s nonfiction book “Brother’s Blood” and will star as convicted killer Jerry Mark in...
VH1 Cancels Plans for ‘Osbournes’ Reboot
VH1 has gone off the rails of “The Osbournes” train. The Viacom-owned network has scrapped plans for a reboot of “The Osbournes,” the MTV show that focused on Ozzy, Sharon, Jack an...
Milken Conference: Brian Grazer, Bob Iger Talk 'Empire,' Meeting Eminem, Princess Diana
They joked about Disney buying Imagine Studios after the phenomenal success of the hip-hop drama. read more
Patience Key To Success in China, Say Milken Panelists
A panel of Hollywood filmmakers who have gained a foothold in China said the key to doing business — and winning audiences —  is to treat the Chinese as partners, rather than a market to ...
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Performs Brain Surgery on 8-Year-Old Nepal Earthquake Victim (Video)
CNN chief medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta lent a hand to overwhelmed medical workers on Monday in earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu, Nepal, performing brain surgery on an 8-year-...
‘Penny Dreadful’ Clothing Line to Debut at Hot Topic
Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” has devised a new way for fans to show their devotion to the gothic horror series, with a clothing line set to debut at Hot Topic ahead of the season two ...
Peter Hoffman Convicted on Tax Credit Fraud in Louisiana
A federal jury in New Orleans has found producer-attorney Peter Hoffman and producer-actor Michael Arata guilty of defrauding a state tax credit program of $1.1 million. Hoffman, his wife, Susan, and ...
Robert Wittman’s Art Crime Project ‘Priceless’ in the Works at Cross Creek
Cross Creek Pictures has optioned the movie rights to Robert Wittman’s 2010 memoir “Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures.” Wittman joined the...
Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' Scribe
Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV will produce the biopic about the famous abolitionist.read more

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