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Pasadena Public Health Department Director, Dr. Eric Walsh (credit: CBS)

Pasadena Public Health Director Placed On Leave For Reportedly Making Anti-Gay, Anti-Catholic Remarks

Dr. Eric Walsh, who is also the associate pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Altadena, has been head of the department since 2010.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

Actor James Franco attends the opening night after party for Broadway's "Of Mice And Men." (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment)

Actor James Franco Sued For Copyright Infringement

Writer Cyril Humphris alleges Franco used part of a Charles Bukowski semi-autobiographical novel without properly securing the rights to the material.

04/25/2014

Hal Needham holds his honorary Oscar in February 2013. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Smokey And The Bandit’ Director Hal Needham Dies At 82

Variety is reporting the death of director Hal Needham.

10/25/2013

'Transformers' director Michael Bay  (Photo credit: SIMIN WANG/AFP/Getty Images)

Director Michael Bay Hurt In Alleged Shakedown On ‘Transformers’ Set

Hollywood action film director and producer Michael Bay was injured Thursday after he was reportedly assaulted on the set of his latest “Transformers” sequel, according to reports.

10/17/2013

(L-R) Actor Roy Abramsohn, filmmaker Randy Moore and actress Elena Schuber pose for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at Village at the Lift on January 21, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Director Secretly Shoots Feature At Disney Parks

“Escape From Tomorrow” was shot guerrilla-style at Disneyland and Disney World without permission from the famously proprietary Walt Disney Co., and which has actually made it to the screen.

10/12/2013

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‘Vanishing Point’ Director Richard Sarafian Dead At 83

Sarafian’s fans included Warren Beatty, who cast him in two of his own films, and Quentin Tarantino.

09/21/2013

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Director Liz Garcia Discusses Her First Feature Film, ‘The Lifeguard’

Liz Garcia, director of “The Lifeguard”, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to discuss the new movie!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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Director James Ponsoldt Discusses ‘The Spectacular Now’!

James Ponsoldt, director of “The Spectacular Now”, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to discuss the movie!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Documentary Director Discusses ‘The Girls In The Band’

Judy Chaikin appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss the new documentary “The Girls in the Band.”

06/16/2013

Director Emad Burnat poses for a portrait during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at T-Mobile Village at the Lift on January 24, 2012, in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Oscar-Nominated Palestinian Director Held Briefly At LAX

Immigration officials briefly detained the Palestinian director of the Oscar-nominated documentary “5 Broken Cameras” on his way into town for Sunday’s Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2013

Executive Producer J.J. Abrams speaks onstage at the 'Revolution' panel session during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour- Day 3 at the Langham Hotel on January 6, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Disney Says JJ Abrams To Direct Next ‘Star Wars’

The Walt Disney Co. issued a statement Friday night confirming reports that had been circulating for two days that J.J. Abrams, Emmy-award-winning creator of TV’s “Lost” and director of 2009′s “Star Trek” movie, has been pegged to direct the seventh installment of the “Star Wars” franchise.

01/26/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 17:  (L-R) Director David R. Ellis, actors Samuel L. Jackson and Julianna Margulies share a laugh during the arrivals for the premiere of New Line Cinema's "Snakes On A Plane" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on August 17, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Snakes On A Plane’ Director David R. Ellis Found Dead In South African Hotel Room

David R. Ellis, the actor-turned-stuntman-turned-director of “Snakes on a Plane,” has died. He was 60 years old.

01/09/2013

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Director Matthew Lillard Discusses ‘Fat Kid Rules The World’

Actor and filmmaker Matthew Lillard stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss his directional debut with “Fat Kid Rules the World”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2012

AFI Honorary degree recipient Mel Brooks at the 2012 AFI Conservatory Commencement Ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 13, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Mel Brooks To Receive AFI Life Achievement Honor

It’ll be springtime for Mel Brooks when the American Film Institute presents him with its highest honor, the Life Achievement Award.

10/05/2012

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‘Family Guy’ Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host 2013 Oscars

“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2012

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