Tom Hanks's Playtone and Universal Pictures have optioned the rights to Erik Larson's bestselling nonfiction book about life in Hitler's Germany.
Producer Brian Grazer says that Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series will air on HBO – but it's still uncertain which movie studio will take on the film portion of the project.
Hurtling through the air on a serpentine track has universal appeal. Japanese women in kimonos ride a roller coaster during their Coming of Age Day event in Tokyo on Jan. 10. The Coming of Age day is held annually on the second Monday of January to congratulate all those who have reached the age of 20.
There may not be any new books or movies to come, but the spirit of "Harry Potter" lives on – now a part of our culture in so many ways. Aside from re-watching and re-reading J.K. Rowling's work, avid fans have found various ways to incorporate the novels into their daily lives. Here are examples of five ways in which "Harry Potter" has infiltrated modern Muggle life. Some may surprise you!
Will Casey Anthony's notoriety over the death of her two-year-old daughter, Caylee, bring some measure of wealth and security, or will it, instead, condemn her to a different kind of prison?
Top movies in 2010 depicited far fewer smoking scenes than in 2005, especially films for kids and teens, a new report finds. Movie companies with antismoking policies cut tobacco scenes the most.
In the Casey Anthony murder trial, there's been no confession, no eye witnesses, and no direct physical evidence capable of telling the tale with scientific certainty. Closing arguments begin Sunday.
The defense drops a series of bombshells in the Casey Anthony trial, saying the murder defendant was sexually abused by her father and brother and lied to hide 'ugly' family secrets.
On Wednesday, DirecTV airs the first of its 'premium video on demand' films, bringing major Hollywood movies – that debuted only 60 to 70 days before – to a living room near you.