'The Book of Life,' 'Kingsman' lead Fox's eclectic Comic Con peeks


SAN DIEGO - Action, comedy, animation and dystopia made up an eclectic slate of upcoming films that 20th Century Fox presented at Comic Con on Friday, hoping to engage the convention's avid fan base. | Video

'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' pushed aside for new Comic Con fare

SAN DIEGO - Young adult film franchises have dominated the conversation at San Diego's annual Comic Con gathering in recent years, but as the buzz-building convention kicked off on Thursday, the absence of established blockbusters has allowed studios to push new fare targeting a similar audience.

24 Jul 2014

Chinese tourism company sues Paramount over Transformers 4 scenes

SHANGHAI - A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

25 Jul 2014

Woody Allen conjures up illusion for 'Magic in the Moonlight'

NEW YORK - Woody Allen explores the mysteries of illusion and love in "Magic in the Moonlight," a period romantic comedy inspired by 1920s clairvoyants who were debunked by leading magicians of the day.

23 Jul 2014

Douglas, Keaton get second chance at love in 'And So It Goes'

NEW YORK - Michael Douglas is more accustomed to playing dashing leading men and corporate types, so he took a deep breath when offered the role of an ornery widower with a second chance for love in the romantic comedy "And So It Goes."

22 Jul 2014

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes

NEW YORK - Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to | Video

People, 21 Jul 2014

'Apes' rules North American box office for second straight weekend

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" beat a new horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

20 Jul 2014

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 18, led by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

20 Jul 2014

'Gone Girl' to kick off New York Film Festival

NEW YORK - "Gone Girl," director David Fincher's film adaptation of the best-selling book starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will have its world premiere and open the 52nd New York Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday.

17 Jul 2014

Ron Howard to direct documentary about the Beatles

NEW YORK - Oscar winning director Ron Howard said on Wednesday he will produce and direct an authorized feature-length documentary about the Beatles, covering the Fab Four years touring from 1960 to 1966. | Video

16 Jul 2014

'The Book of Life' takes No. 1 spot on U.S. bestsellers list

NEW YORK - "The Book of Life," the final novel of the time-traveling trilogy written by Deborah Harkness, shot straight to the top of the U.S. bestsellers list on Thursday.