Posted Jan. 6, 2016, 8:51 am
Steve Carell will receive the 2,570th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a film career that has brought him Oscar and Golden Globe nominations.
Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 8:20 am
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will become the 292nd artist to be immortalized in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre when he places his handprints and footprints in cement on Tuesday.
Posted Nov. 29, 2015, 8:47 am
Comedy magic duo Penn & Teller will preside as grand marshals today when the 84th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade makes its way through city streets.
Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:22 am
The host of the 88th Oscars has been announced: actor Chris Rock. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences made the announced today, even though he received mixed reviews when he had the gig 11 years ago.
Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 10:33 am
Seven people were hospitalized today with critical injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision in Hollywood triggered by a hit-and-run motorist fleeing from the scene of a nearby minor collision, police said.
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:10 am
Flowers will be placed today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of film producer Jerry Weintraub, Peyton List whose credits include "Diner," "The Karate Kid" and the "Ocean's Eleven" movies.
Posted May. 17, 2015, 9:14 am
Eighteen hours after a large, pressurized natural gas line burst because a utility crew hit it, gas flow was cut off and 100 evacuees were allowed to begin returning home today.
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:08 am
Intricately filmed, as if it was had been shot in a single take, and driven by the beat of a pounding drum, "Birdman" is soaring over Hollywood today, having claimed four Oscars, including best picture and best director, but its star, veteran Michael Keaton, was passed over.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:09 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has a leading seven nominations heading into tonight's 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 8:53 am
Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons are probably as close as you can get to being "locks" on Oscar night, but the battle for best actor at Sunday's ceremony is still a toss-up, while "Birdman" and "Boyhood" are in a tight race for best picture.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:24 am
A man in his 20s was stabbed in the back outside the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood by a man who fled the scene, a police sergeant said today.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:21 am
The Greek Theatre's long time management company is planning to fight for the right to continue operating the Griffith Park venue during a City Council committee meeting today.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:47 am
A $10,000 reward was offered today by the firm owned by philanthropist and property manager Kameron Segal for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot him.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:44 am
A businessman who was shot twice in the upper body while sitting behind the wheel of a brand new Rolls Royce in Hollywood was today identified as Cameron Segal.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:33 am
"Birdman," the story of a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will carry a leading 13 nominations into tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, while surprise Golden Globe winner "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is close behind with 11 and fellow Globe-winner "Boyhood" has eight.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:24 am
"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" led the pack of Oscar contenders today with nine nominations each for the 87th Academy Awards, with "The Imitation Game" following close behind with eight nods.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:46 am
The Actor statuettes, the bronze trophies presented to the winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, were cast Tuesday at a Burbank foundry in an annual ritual ahead of the guild's ceremony.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:36 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected a leading seven nominations today for the 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 7:55 am
A man was stabbed in Hollywood on Saturday afternoon and another man suspected of committing the attack was arrested, police said.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:44 am
Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a veteran film producer and the son of one of Hollywood's pioneering movie moguls, has died of congestive heart failure at age 88, according to media reports.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:38 am
Awards season will kick into high gear Sunday with the presentation of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, with "Birdman" carrying a leading seven nominations into the Beverly Hilton ceremony.