- Screenwriter-director grew up fascinated with Pittsburgh Updated: May-23-16 12:58 pm
PITTSBURGH - For writer-director Shane Black, the seedy, violent world inhabited by private detectives and criminals in his new action-comedy "The Nice Guys" is not a milieu at which he arrived only recently.
- Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom 'Mr. Ed,' dies at 96 Updated: May-20-16 7:09 pm
LOS ANGELES - Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96.
- Entering Hollywood, Kobe Bryant gets advice from Spielberg Updated: May-20-16 2:13 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.
- Review: 'Neighbors 2' is a funny but ill-conceived retread Updated: May-18-16 6:00 pm
LOS ANGELES - Heaven help the next generation of American women if "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" represents what Hollywood thinks of them. In Nicholas Stoller's sequel to his 2014 "Neighbors," even the with-it girls - the ones too freethinking to join a cookie-cutter sorority - are so dumb they make the bros in the first movie look like elder statesmen. Smarts aren't the point, of course - the reason these freshmen strike out on their own, renting a house next to Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, is that they hunger for their very own place to get stoned. But in their awkward attempt to shoehorn these kids into the first pic's formula, Stoller and his writing collaborators care far less about creating believable characters than getting to the next laugh.
- App 4 U: Britney Spears releases mobile game Updated: May-18-16 11:01 am
LOS ANGELES - Can mobile game maker Glu do it again?
- Hiker found dead at Sequoia National Park was TV director Updated: May-18-16 10:28 am
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California - Authorities say a hiker found dead last week at the base of a waterfall in California's Sequoia National Park was a 53-year-old from the Los Angeles area who worked as a television director.
- Hollywood Hills main break causes flooding, street closures Updated: May-18-16 10:05 am
LOS ANGELES - Several residential streets are closed as crews clear mud and debris that flowed into lanes and driveways when a water main burst in the Hollywood Hills above the Sunset Strip.
- Los Angeles man held in sex assaults on elderly women Updated: May-17-16 9:21 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police have arrested a man they believe sexually assaulted several women - including two in their 80s.
- Feds eye whether gender discrimination exists in Hollywood Updated: May-11-16 6:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - An attorney for the ACLU said Wednesday that federal officials are investigating whether gender discrimination exists in Hollywood, where men have vastly outnumbered women on both sides of the camera for decades.
- Disney's movie business is again playing a starring role Updated: May-10-16 5:04 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Magic Kingdom finally seems to be getting the hang of Hollywood magic.
- Darren Criss to play 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' out West Updated: May-09-16 6:14 pm
NEW YORK - Darren Criss, the former "Glee" star, had so much fun playing an East German transsexual on Broadway that he's taking her on the road.
- William Schallert, actor and union activist, has died at 93 Updated: May-09-16 4:03 pm
William Schallert, a veteran TV performer and Hollywood union leader who played Patty Duke's father - and uncle - on television and led a long, contentious strike for actors, has died.
- Kate Beckinsale dishes on her Sarah Silverman girl crush Updated: May-05-16 6:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - Friendly exes are nothing new among Hollywood's consciously uncoupled, but Kate Beckinsale says her feelings run deep for ex-boyfriend, Michael Sheen, and his girlfriend, Sarah Silverman.
- Woody Allen says he's made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better Updated: May-05-16 7:26 am
LOS ANGELES - Woody Allen says in a revealing interview that he has made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better and the controversy that surrounded the couple in the 1990s hasn't traumatized him.
- Universal Studios Hollywood seeks zombies for new attraction Updated: May-04-16 9:08 pm
LOS ANGELES - A Southern California theme park is looking for a few good - zombies.
- NBC's Morales moves West to 'Access Hollywood' Updated: May-04-16 8:31 pm
NEW YORK - NBC "Today" show anchor Natalie Morales is moving West to become host of the entertainment show "Access Hollywood," but will keep a role on the morning program.
- Rob Reiner, son explore a dark time in 'Being Charlie' Updated: May-04-16 1:16 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - "I maybe didn't handle it the best way," said Rob Reiner of his son's struggles with drugs.
- Bob Hope Airport gets unofficial new name for marketing Updated: May-03-16 10:01 pm
BURBANK, California - What's in a name?
- Coroner: ,an found dead, wrapped in plastic was shot Updated: May-03-16 8:31 am
BURBANK, California - The coroner's office says a man found dead and wrapped in plastic in an open field near a Burbank lumber yard was shot to death.
- LGBT inclusion in films static, diversity drops, study says Updated: May-02-16 6:36 am
LOS ANGELES - Hollywood films remained static in their inclusiveness of LGBT characters in 2015, but the racial diversity of those characters fell dramatically, according to the findings of GLAAD's annual study.
- Woman killed, 3 kids hurt when car jumps curb in Los Angeles Updated: May-01-16 2:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police say a car jumped a curb and ran over four pedestrians, killing a 63-year-old woman and injuring three of her young relatives.
- Dad accused of leaving baby in car with engine on for 1 hour Updated: May-01-16 12:23 am
LOS ANGELES - Police say a father left his 8-month-old daughter in an unlocked car with the engine running for about an hour while he went inside a Los Angeles gym.
- In 'Papa,' Hemingway returns to Cuba via the silver screen Updated: Apr-28-16 11:16 am
LOS ANGELES - Ernest Hemingway left Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro's revolution, as relations with the United States began to fall into a deep freeze. Over five decades later, the author of "The Old Man and the Sea" returns to the island thanks to the magic of the silver screen.
- Kitten stars of 'Keanu' destined for posh Hollywood futures Updated: Apr-27-16 11:34 am
LOS ANGELES - Anyone who's spent time with a cat might agree with filmmaker Peter Atencio when he says cats are the "15-year-olds of the animal kingdom."
- 'Ratchet,' 'Warcraft' and the new breed of video game movies Updated: Apr-25-16 11:49 pm
LOS ANGELES - At long last, it seems Hollywood has pushed the reset button on its approach to video game adaptations.