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.
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.
David R. Ellis, the actor-turned-stuntman-turned-director of “Snakes on a Plane,” has died. He was 60 years old.
Actor and filmmaker Matthew Lillard stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss his directional debut with “Fat Kid Rules the World”!
It’ll be springtime for Mel Brooks when the American Film Institute presents him with its highest honor, the Life Achievement Award.
“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.
Tony Scott has been cremated, and his widow will keep his remains at their Los Angeles-area home.
Los Angeles County coroner’s officials say notes left behind by “Top Gun” director Tony Scott did not give a motive why he would kill himself.
An appeals court has upheld a judgment that “Die Hard” director John McTiernan serve a year in prison for lying about discussing illegally wiretapping a movie producer.
An autopsy was planned Monday for famed director Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide by leaping to his death from a bridge, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
Mel Stuart, the director of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” has died at the age of 83.
His red-tinged mohawk almost made as many headlines as the landing of the Curiosity rover on the Red Planet.
A new documentary has opened chronicling the first internment camps that opened during World War II here in Southern California.
There are nearly 30,000 stray dogs in Los Angeles and now a local filmmaker is documenting their plight.
Actor and filmmaker Zalman King, who became known for his erotic work after writing and producing his breakthrough film “9 1/2 Weeks,” has died. He was 70.