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Actress Kristen Bell

‘Veronica Mars’ campaign rattles movie industry

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of hope, stalled efforts and studio frustration, “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas watched a long-held dream come to fruition in a sudden digital rush.

03/22/2013

‘Veronica Mars’ film’s online fundraiser hits goal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Veronica Mars” fans just bought themselves a big-screen version of the cult favorite TV series. Sharon Waxman of TheWrap.com talks with Maggie and Michael about crowd-sourcing in movies. Click to listen.

03/15/2013

Kevin Tsujihara

From eggs to film: A Japanese-American studio head

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.

02/28/2013

Jessica Chastain in scene from movie "Zero Dark Thirty" (Photo: Columbia Pictures/AP)

WGA Awards Results

(CNS) The writers of “Zero Dark Thirty” won the best original screenplay category and the creators of “Argo” took best adapted screenplay honors tonight at simultaneous Writers Guild of America Awards ceremonies held in Los […]

02/18/2013

Ian McKellen as Gandalf in scene from movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." (Warner Bros. Ent./AP Photo)

‘The Hobbit’ stays atop box office for third week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week with nearly $33 million.

12/30/2012

Ticket rush: Film fans hand Hollywood record cash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big deal for Hollywood is not the record $10.8 billion that studios took in domestically in 2012. It’s the fact that the number of tickets sold went up for the first time in three years.

12/26/2012

Tolkien estate sues studios over 'Rings' slots

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The estate of J.R.R. Tolkien is suing the Hollywood studio behind “Lord of the Rings,” alleging that the film company is not authorized to license casino and online gambling games featuring […]

11/20/2012

James Bond is cashing in at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Skyfall,” the 23rd film featuring British super-spy James Bond, pulled in a franchise-record $88.4 million in its U.S. debut, bringing its worldwide total to more than $500 million since it began […]

11/12/2012

'Anderson Live' to end after 2 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show will be wrapping after two seasons. Warner Bros. said Monday that the marketplace made it increasingly difficult for “Anderson Live” to “break through” to viewers despite […]

10/29/2012

'Taken 2' repeats at No. 1 with $21.9M weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Liam Neeson remained the top gun at the weekend box office as his action sequel “Taken 2″ took in $21.9 million. “Taken 2″ edged out Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” which debuted a […]

10/15/2012

First Look: Johnny Depp stars in 'Dark Shadows'

(AP) – Johnny Depp is portraying the undead in his latest movie. With some fake blood on his lips, Depp bites into the role of a wronged vampire who awakens 200 years in the future […]

04/25/2012

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