• vernon November 5, 2021 10:40 pm

    Vernon Girl Saves Pizza Friday Amid Supply Chain Issues

    Pizza Fridays were in jeopardy because of supply chain issues, but 4th grader Aubrey would not stand for it so she spoke up and made change happen.

  • Tommy Lister December 11, 2020 4:11 am

    Tommy ‘Tiny' Lister, Who Played Deebo in ‘Friday,' Dies

    Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former wrestler who was known for his Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died.

  • Los Angeles November 23, 2019 10:30 pm

    Apple Delays ‘The Banker' Theatrical Release Amid Review

    Apple on Friday delayed the theatrical release of its first original film, “The Banker” amid misconduct allegations against one of the film’s co-producers. A person familiar with the plans who was not authorized to discuss them publicly confirmed Friday that the film’s Dec. 6 release was being delayed. The delay comes days after Apple canceled the film’s premiere at the...

  • president November 8, 2019 8:00 pm

    ABC Cancels ‘Fresh Off the Boat,' Sets Finale for February

    ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” is coming to an end after six seasons. The network said Friday that the comedy about an Asian American family in the 1990s will wrap with an hour-long finale.

  • Los Angeles November 2, 2019 5:35 pm

    Theater Owners: ‘The Irishman' ‘Deserved Better' Release

    Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” landed in theaters Friday, but not nearly enough of them for theater owners. John Fithian, president and chief executive of National Association of Theater Owners on Friday lamented Netflix’s rollout of one of the year’s most acclaimed films, from one of cinema’s top filmmakers. “Martin Scorsese deserved better,” Fithian said in a...

  • Los Angeles November 2, 2019 5:35 pm

    Theater Owners: ‘The Irishman' ‘Deserved Better' Release

    Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” landed in theaters Friday, but not nearly enough of them for theater owners. John Fithian, president and chief executive of National Association of Theater Owners on Friday lamented Netflix’s rollout of one of the year’s most acclaimed films, from one of cinema’s top filmmakers. “Martin Scorsese deserved better,” Fithian said in a...

  • actress October 30, 2019 8:05 pm

    Linda Hamilton Makes Return Count in New ‘Terminator' Film

    For the new “Terminator” film, it was seemingly easy to bring back Arnold Schwarzenegger as the human-looking cyborg assassin because of his devotion to the franchise. But having Linda Hamilton return as Sarah Connor was a tougher decision considering she’d already turned down a chance to reprise her iconic role.

  • actress October 30, 2019 3:54 pm

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Applauds Linda Hamilton's ‘Terminator' Transformation

    Linda Hamilton literally worked her butt off for “Terminator: Dark Fate”! The film icon toned up so much for her return to the franchise that the production team had to build her a prosthetic backside. “Seeing how dedicated she was and how she prepared for this role – it was spectacular,” her co-star Arnold Schwarzenegger told Access Hollywood of her...

  • attorney October 4, 2019 2:11 am

    James Franco's Ex-Students Sue Alleging Sexual Impropriety

    Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, former students at the actor’s now-closed Studio 4, said in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that Franco pushed his...

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration September 16, 2019 6:21 pm

    Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who Was better? Clooney or Pitt?

    Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie “Ad Astra,” had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. “Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?”

  • Eric Hinton September 11, 2019 5:27 pm

    New Film Explores Legacy of Puerto Rican Actor Raúl Juliá

    Members of Generation X may know Raúl Juliá for his energetic and playful role as Gomez Addams in the 1991 movie adaptation of “The Addams Family.” Others may think of Juliá in his critically acclaimed role in the 1985 “Kiss of the Spider Woman” as revolutionary Valentin Arregui. But to actors like Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Andy Garcia, John...

  • MELISSA MCCARTHY August 8, 2019 5:16 pm

    ‘The Kitchen' Stars Find Humility in Mobsters' Ruthlessness

    Ever seen a female-led mob movie? Neither had “The Kitchen” writer and director Andrea Berloff, and that’s why she says she jumped at the chance to adapt DC Vertigo’s comic series of the same name. But first, she had some key changes to make to the source material. “I said to the studio: ‘I don’t want to make a movie...

  • California August 7, 2019 3:36 pm

    New Live-Action ‘Dora' Features a More Mature Explorer

    Actress Isabela Moner says she didn’t expect so much action when she signed up for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold ,” the upcoming film about the adventurous Latina explorer. Moner said she thought it would be a funny film, with Dora in a “fish out of water” kind of situation as she starts high school.

  • head July 25, 2019 8:30 pm

    ‘Avengers: Endgame' Becomes Highest-Grossing Film of All Time

    “Avengers: Endgame” has outpaced “Avatar” to become the highest-grossing film of all time in a matter of days, Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios announced Saturday to a crowd of thousands in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. In just thirteen weeks in theaters, the Disney superhero flick surpassed the record held “Avatar” for the last 10 years. On...

  • Eric Hinton July 19, 2019 7:48 pm

    Universal to Release 2 New Films in its ‘Halloween' Saga

    Universal says it will release two new “Halloween” films, including one with the ominous title “Halloween Ends.” The studio said Friday that the first of the films, “Halloween Kills,” will be released in 2020 and the second film will come in 2021.

  • Brian Hamacher July 13, 2019 3:04 am

    Brutal Attack on Elderly Man in Hollywood Caught on Camera

    Police in Hollywood have released surveillance video of an elderly man being brutally attacked in the hopes that it will help them find the suspect.

  • Chef June 3, 2019 3:48 pm

    Perdue Recalls Over 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Strips, Tenders and Nuggets

    Perdue Farms, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has recalled 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products, including gluten-free chicken nuggets sold under their Perdue Simply Smart Organics brand. Announced in a news release Friday, the recall applies to Perdue’s Simply Smart Organics refrigerated gluten-free breaded chicken breast tenders, refrigerated whole grain chicken breast strips, and refrigerated whole grain...

  • Chef June 3, 2019 3:48 pm

    Perdue Recalls Over 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Strips, Tenders and Nuggets

    Perdue Farms, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has recalled 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products, including gluten-free chicken nuggets sold under their Perdue Simply Smart Organics brand. Announced in a news release Friday, the recall applies to Perdue’s Simply Smart Organics refrigerated gluten-free breaded chicken breast tenders, refrigerated whole grain chicken breast strips, and refrigerated whole grain...

  • JUDGE April 4, 2019 8:30 am

    Mosque Massacre Suspect to Face 89 Charges in Court Friday

    The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said Thursday. Police had earlier filed a single, representative murder charge against 28-year-old Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant. He is due to appear via video link during a brief hearing on...

  • attorney February 21, 2019 5:35 am

    $20 Million Claim Filed in Police Shooting Death of ‘ER' Actress Vanessa Marquez

    The family of former “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez who was killed by South Pasadena police is filing a $20 million claim against the city, alleging negligence.

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