Hollywood's summer, which kicks off with the fittingly combative "Captain America: Civil War," will be a season of struggle: for box office, for originality and for opportunity.
The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen.
A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role, reflecting the pressures Hollywood movie makers perceive when trying to appeal to the Chinese market.
Francis Ford Coppola will press his hands and feet into the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday, but his imprint on Hollywood, the movies and American culture has long been set in stone, even if the chameleonic writer-director remains perpetually in flux.
Disney confirmed Monday it is planning sequels for box office smashes "The Jungle Book" and "Maleficent" and announced nine new live-action movies mostly inspired by its animated back catalog.
At long last, it seems Hollywood has pushed the reset button on its approach to video game adaptations.
Actresses Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis and Valeria Golino will sit on this year's Cannes jury, the organizers said Monday, making it one of the most feminine in the film festival's 69-year history.
Hit fantasy TV show "Game of Thrones" returned for its season six premiere Sunday appearing to answer to one of the most hotly debated questions in modern television history: "Is Jon Snow dead?", 1 Comment
"The Jungle Book" remained king of the box office in its second weekend in theaters, beating new opener "The Huntsman: Winter's War" by around US$40 million, according to comScore estimates Sunday.
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" is airing a special tribute show titled "Goodnight Sweet Prince."