When news broke on Tuesday that Norm Macdonald had died, comedians, actors and writers took to social media to mourn and remember the life of the famed “Saturday Night Live” star. The comedian got his start in showbiz as a writer on “Roseanne” in 1992 after making rounds at comedy […]

A group of elite entertainment lawyers are leaving their respective companies to form a new firm, eyeing a 2022 opening date. The unnamed venture will be led by attorneys Matthew Johnson, P.J. Shapiro and Gregory Slewett of Ziffren Brittenham LLP, and Tara Kole of Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman. […]

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors has tapped former leader Leron Gubler to serve as president emeritus while a search begins for a new chief executive. Rana Ghadban has parted ways with the organization that he joined in January 2019 as president and CEO. In his new role, Gubler […]

“Black Panther” was an international cultural phenomenon and the Marvel movie’s Oscar-winning score, by Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson, was equally as thrilling for its unique blend of African influences, traditional orchestra and modern production techniques. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 10 – 12), that music will be performed live-to-picture […]

Hollywood film franchises such as “xXx,” “Warcraft” and “Resident Evil” used to be largely sustained by their box office performance in China, which significantly exceeded their North American hauls and drove global grosses. Frequently, Hollywood titles would dominate the Chinese box office charts during most weeks. But in recent years, […]

Johnny Depp said he feels he is being boycotted by Hollywood, as his latest film “Minamata” has yet to score a U.S. release. In a new interview with The Sunday Times, Depp — whose ex-wife Amber Heard accused him of domestic violence — called his fall from Hollywood’s good graces […]