Ellen Umlauf

  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in estate fight

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate.

    Associated Press
  • New ‘Jurassic World’ Teaser: Bystanders Carried Off By Pterosaurs

    Taking advantage of tonight’s The Walking Dead season 5 finale, Universal has released a new TV spot teaser for this summer’s Chris Pratt-fronted  Jurassic World. The film picks up 22 years after the original Jurassic Park, with a fully functional dinosaur theme park built on the island of…

    Deadline
  • Korea’s Busan Ups Location Attraction Game, Targets Chinese Movies

    City authorities offer locations support as preliminary measures, eyeing financial incentives next

    Variety
  • TV Review: ‘Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot’

    A rare romance from the typically dark imagination of children’s book author Roald Dahl, “Esio Trot” spells more than just “tortoise” backwards, but an evening of warm-fuzzy feelings all around.

    Variety
  • Tony winner and Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.

    Associated Press
  • Can Jason Segel’s ‘Billion Brick Race’ Live Up to ‘The Lego Movie?’

    Jason Segel has been tapped to write and co-direct another "Lego Movie" spin-off.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • ‘While We’re Young’ Springs To Lively Debut For Noah Baumbach

    Noah Baumbach ruled the specialty box-office weekend with While We’re Young – his latest film starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts – which had a robust debut in four theaters. The filmmaker joked Monday that the film  was his “most accessible” and “the happiest I get.” The numbers back that up,…

    Deadline
  • ‘Ferguson’ Play Based On Grand-Jury Transcripts Turns Audience Into Judge

    EXCLUSIVE: A new play based on grand-jury witness testimony from the controversial Michael Brown police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., will be presented for four nights next month in Los Angeles. Presented by Theater Verite Collective at the Odyssey Theatre, Ferguson will be a staged reading – after…

    Deadline
  • 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus: The Wolves Are a "Bunch of Daryls Gone South"

    The actor talks with THR about the return of a fan favorite and how he might fit in at Alexandria.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Paul Dano Cast in HBO Event Series 'Codes of Conduct'

    An event series titled Codes of Conduct, due to air on HBO, is currently in the works with prominent filmmaker Steve McQueen, who will direct all installments of the program. The

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  • New Movies, TV on Amazon in April: Kevin Smith's 'Tusk,' 'Mommie Dearest' and More

    Titles available for digital download include Oscar winners 'Selma' and 'American Sniper' and the final season of 'Mad Men.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • DreamWorks' 'Home' bests 'Get Hard' at box office with $54M

    Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of ...

    Associated Press
  • ​Brian Grazer's "Curious Mind"

    The Oscar-winning producer has compiled his conversations with noted scientists, entrepreneurs, politicians and artists about the nature of curiosity

    CBS News
  • Academy Purchases Space Shuttle From '2001'

    The item was acquired at a Premiere Props auction Saturday.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Film Review: ‘High Society’

    Contemplative understatement subtly subverts potentially melodramatic and socially stereotypic tropes by interiorizing them as part of a sentimental education when a demure lower-class young woman falls for a rebellious upper-class artist.

    Variety
  • How I Made It: Johnny Green, TV commercial director

    The gig: Johnny Green directs TV commercials. A recent project is "Lightning in a Bottle," a 60-second advertisement for Honda's Acura ILX sedan that first aired during the NFL playoffs. Green ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • 'Walking Dead' Spinoff Debuts First Footage

    AMC released the promo of the spinoff 'Fear The Walking Dead' on Sunday during the season finale of the flagship drama.

    The Hollywood Reporter