LOS ANGELES (AP) — From its very beginnings, the imposing marble edifice with the glistening copper dome rising 100 feet above the edge of downtown Los Angeles has been a major Hollywood production. During the […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas, the co-founders of Illusion Industries, a special effects makeup studio that provides productions the finest in prosthetic makeup, animatronics, puppets, specialty costumes and design. Their work has been featured in a wide variety of films ranging from “Watchmen,” “The Passion of the Christ” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” to more recent productions including “The Smurfs,” “The Iceman,” and “GI Joe: Retaliation.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In her bad girl days, Angelina Jolie’s body was a billboard for tattoos that said such things as “Billy Bob.” Now she’s sharing intimate details of her anatomy to help women […]
MARINA DEL REY (CNS) – A magnitude-3.0 earthquake centered one mile southeast of Marina del Rey jolted the Southland today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 2:08 […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Tom Shadyac, the writer and director of the hit comedic films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Patch Adams, Liar Liar, and Bruce Almighty. A comedian, director, screenwriter, and producer, he was the youngest joke-writer ever for comedian Bob Hope.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with author, speaker, actor, director, and drug smuggler, Billy Hayes. He is best known for his autobiographical book (and later an Academy Award winning film), Midnight Express, which recounts his escape from a Turkish prison.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Southern California health advocates are calling on health officials to investigate two meningitis deaths from December.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Women and minority writers made gains in Hollywood employment over the past decade, but their representation still lags far behind the demographics of the U.S. population, according to a report released today.
NEW YORK (AP) – Buzz-worthy reality shows are often a ticket to riches for cable networks, even when the shows seem to have little to do with the network’s reason for being. So why shouldn’t CNBC get in on the action?
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — There isn’t much “Hollywood” about Kevin Tsujihara. He spends most of his time in back-room meetings, away from the red carpets and spotlights for which the city is known.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the producer of Pretty Woman, Gary W. Goldstein, who has produced some of Hollywood’s biggest box-office hits that generated well over one billion dollars in worldwide revenue.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks Suzy Unger, who is one of the pioneers of reality TV and has been a dealmaker in the biggest media market in the world. During her twenty-seven years in the business, she has had the unfailing instinct to discover great talent including Rosie O’Donnell, Kathie Griffin, Matt Lauer, D.L. Hughley, and Ryan Seacrest. She also has the legendary ability to sell anything and to develop projects for her clients.