Actress Donna Douglas, best known for her role as Elly May Clampett in 'The Beverly Hillbillies' died Thursday. Raised in Pride, Louisiana, Douglas brought first-hand experience to her role playing a poor Southern tomboy.
The final installment in Peter Jackson's film trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkein's novels, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" easily out-earned a host of other strong films over Christmas weekend.
The Grateful Dead will play in July. An online petition - with 8,000 signatures as of Saturday - asks that fans be allowed to park and camp overnight in lots surrounding Soldier Field stadium along Lake Michigan.
All 20 of the 2015 Oscar nominees for acting are white and there are no women in the directing or writing categories. The first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences responds to critics.
Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry of Science, near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, Feb. 18.
'Frozen' has earned Disney more than $1.27 billion at the box office worldwide – the most successful animated movie of all time. Frozen opened in 2013, but according to an AP survey of editors, it was still the top entertainment story of 2014.
Prosecutors declined to charge Bill Cosby with annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18 because the statute of limitations had passed, and conditions for extending the statute of limitations were not met.
YouTube was forced to take down an anti-Muslim film "Innocence of Muslims" that inspired rioting by those who considered it blasphemous to the Prophet Muhammad. A Google lawyer argued that the court is undermining free speech.
In the series of private emails, producer Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal disparaged 'Unbroken' director Angelina Jolie and made jokes about President Obama's race and presumed taste in movies.
Bill Cosby's other performances and TV projects have been canceled or stalled, as women continue to come forward accusing him of serious sex crimes. Cosby has never been charged in connection with any of the allegations, which he calls 'innuendos.'