Actor and singer Utkarsh Ambudkar has appeared in the movie “Pitch Perfect” and television’s “The Mindy Project.” This fall, he’ll star on Broadway in Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Freestyle Love Supreme.” But despite these high-profile performances, Ambudkar, who is South Asian,…
By Jeffrey Brown
Ron Howard has cultivated a long, storied career in show business, beginning with “The Andy Griffith Show” in the 1960s and continuing to his present success as a director. His latest work is a documentary about opera legend Luciano Pavarotti.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming.
By Associated Press
Day was a top box office draw and recording artist known for such films as "Pillow Talk" and "That Touch of Mink."…
Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton died Monday at age 51. He was taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier in the month. Singleton's remarkable career launched with the critically acclaimed 1991 film “Boyz N the Hood,” about three…
By Nsikan Akpan
Why isn't Paul Rudd aging? For his 50th birthday, PBS NewsHour asked three dermatologists for tips on recreating the Paul Rudd effect.
By Steve Goldbloom
Franklin Leonard is the founder of The Black List, a website that aims to connect potential screenwriters with filmmakers. The site allows users to upload their screenplays and earn ratings from the site’s community, with the possibility of seeing their…
Disaster movies don’t often get Oscar nods, but they are getting attention from climate change scientists. Kate Marvel, an associate research scientist at Columbia University co-hosts a new podcast called ‘Anthropocinema’ where science meets movies. Marvel joins Hari Sreenivasan to…
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
The best picture race to Sunday's 91st Academy Awards remains unpredictable, but odds makers peg Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" as the film most likely to triumph at the end of the night.
Organizers said they were cancelling interviews and photo opportunities for "Cold Pursuit" hours after Neeson appeared on "Good Morning America" to explain his past racist thoughts.
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