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‘Boyz n the Hood’ Director John Singleton Dead at 51

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for helming the gritty South Los Angeles drama "Boyz n the Hood," died Monday after being removed from life support at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Leads Box Office With $26.5M

The horror film "The Curse of La Llorona" opened in first place at the North American box office this weekend, taking in more than $26.5 million at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry estimates released Sunday.

Disney Completes Deal To Acquire Fox’s Film, Television Assets

Walt Disney Co. closed its blockbuster deal for the film and television assets of 21st Century Fox, a deal likely to reshape the media-entertainment landscape.

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Opens With a Splash, Raking In Over $150M

"Captain Marvel" is having the biggest opening weekend of any film in 2019 so far, taking in an estimated $153 million at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry figures out Sunday.

‘Glass’ Keeps Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" is the top performer at the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, taking in $19 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry estimates out Sunday.

Close, Malek Solidify Oscar Credentials at SAG Awards

Glenn Close was solidly entrenched Monday as the front-runner for the best-actress Academy Award, thanks to her Screen Actors Guild win for her work in "The Wife," while Rami Malek and Christian Bale are set for an Oscar-night showdown for best actor.

‘Grinch’ Steals Box Office With $66M Opening

"Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" stole off with the weekend box office crown, hauling in $66 million in theaters in the United States and Canada from Friday through Sunday, industry figures showed Sunday.

Michael Douglas To Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

`Killer Queen’ As ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Champions Weekend Box Office

It's a "Killer Queen" weekend at the nation's movie theaters Sunday, as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and two other movie debuts are pushing Hollywood to a 10.7 percent increase in receipts this year over last.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Continues To Scare Up Business

Netflix Orders Prince Documentary Series

Netflix has hired Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay to direct a documentary series about late pop icon Prince, the streaming giant told AFP Tuesday.

Best-Ever October Weekend For Tinseltown

`House With A Clock’ Debuts Atop Box Office

The pairing of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett proved to be box-office magic over the weekend as their fantasy film "The House with a Clock in its Walls" topped the competition at North American theaters, according to final figures released Monday.

L.A. Federal Judge Hears Dismissal Arguments in Weinstein/Judd Lawsuit

A Los Angeles federal judge heard arguments but made no immediate ruling Tuesday on Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Ashley Judd, alleging that the disgraced producer tried to have the actress blackballed in Hollywood as retaliation for rejecting his sexual advances.

CBS’ Moonves Expected to Resign

Embattled CBS Chairman Les Moonves was expected to resign Sunday or early Monday, several national news organizations reported at mid-morning, as the #metoo cultural movement claimed an industry titan.

Burt Reynolds Dead At 82

Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed heart-throb of 1970s cinema who won acclaim in "Deliverance" and a host of awards later in his career for "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his family announced.
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