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  1. Brett Ratner Regrets Not Naming 'Tower Heist' After Trump

    7:15 am PDT 06/14/2017
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    'Trump Heist' was the original title of the 2011 comedy about a group of employees who plot to rob Trump. READ MORE

  2. Universal Chief Ron Meyer Clears Up 'Shitty Movies' Comment

    1:58 pm PDT 04/06/2012
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    The president opens up about difficulty of making good films, his distaste for 3D and the likelihood of sequels to "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "The Lorax." READ MORE

  3. Brett Ratner to Direct GLAAD Public Service Videos (Exclusive Photo)

    11:06 am PST 02/15/2012
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    Following outrage over his use of an anti- gay slur, the director will helm a new series of star-studded PSAs to support equality. READ MORE

  4. How to Save the Movies: A 2012 Box-Office Game Plan

    6:17 pm PST 01/05/2012
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    Moviegoing has dropped to a 16-year low, domestic revenues are down for the first time in six years and young people are AWOL. So how does Hollywood solve the problem? READ MORE

  5. FEINBERG'S 5: Billy Crystal, AFI Fest, 'The Iron Lady,' 'Margin Call,' Morgan Freeman

    4:03 pm PST 11/12/2011
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    THR's awards expert Scott Feinberg summarizes the five awards-related stories from the past week that every self-respecting movie buff needs to know about. READ MORE

  6. Ben Stiller's Shingle Inks TV Development Deal With ABC Studios

    8:00 am PST 11/11/2011
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    Red Hour Films has recruited former Universal executive Deborah Liebling to run the company's new TV division. READ MORE

  7. Who's to Blame for the 'Tower Heist'-Oscar Debacle? (Analysis)

    7:23 pm PST 11/10/2011
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    Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy's Academy Awards fates seem to have been tied to their film's weak showing. READ MORE

  8. Meet the Man Whose Tweet Brought Down Brett Ratner

    5:52 pm PST 11/09/2011
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    D.C. Douglas, an actor and voice-over specialist, first tweeted about Ratner saying “rehearsal's for fags.” The ensuing firestorm has ended with Ratner and host Eddie Murphy exiting the show and Brian Grazer taking over as producer. READ MORE

  9. Howard Stern Defends Brett Ratner, Slams Hollywood As 'Loony' (Video)

    1:11 pm PST 11/09/2011
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    The shock-jock contrasts reaction to the director's use of the word "fag" to controversies involving Roman Polanski, Hilary Swank and Charlie Sheen. READ MORE

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  10. Eddie Murphy Out As Oscar Host: What Hollywood Is Saying

    12:55 pm PST 11/09/2011
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    The actor announced he will no longer be hosting the Oscars Tuesday, one day after his "Tower Heist" director, Brett Ratner, stepped down from his gig as the awards show producer. READ MORE

  11. Brett Ratner: What the Industry Is Saying

    10:41 am PST 11/09/2011
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    There are no shortage of opinions on the director, who announced he would no longer be producing the 2012 Oscars telecast Tuesday after recently making an anti-gay comment. READ MORE

  12. Brett Ratner's Oscar Exit Sparks Passionate Reactions Around the Web

    5:40 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    The Academy is both praised and criticized for the move, which comes on the heels of several offensive comments from the director, while many make quips at his expense. READ MORE

  13. Brett Ratner Out as Oscar Show Producer (Exclusive)

    3:45 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    In recent days, the "Tower Heist" director said that "rehearsal is for fags" and discussed his sex life on Howard Stern's radio show. READ MORE

  14. 'Tower Heist' Director Brett Ratner Issues Apology for Gay Slur

    2:04 pm PST 11/07/2011
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    The filmmaker came under fire after saying "rehearsal is for fags" during a screening of Universal’s new film. READ MORE

  15. Foreign Box Office: 'Tintin' Takes No. 1 Spot for Second Straight Weekend to Jump $100 Mil

    12:12 pm PST 11/06/2011
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    "Tower Heist" opens to a soft $9.19 million from 23 markets; Record foreign box office looms for Hollywood's major studios in 2011. READ MORE

  16. Box Office Report: Holdover 'Puss in Boots' Wins in Shocking Upset over Brett Ratner's 'Tower Heist'

    8:55 am PST 11/06/2011
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    The 3D toon grosses $33 million, nearly as much as its opening, while "Tower Heist" debuts to a subdued $25.1 million; "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" launches to $13.1 million, behind last title in franchise. READ MORE

  17. Box Office: 'Tower Heist' Wins Friday, But 'Puss in Boots' Should Take Weekend

    9:45 am PDT 11/05/2011
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    The 3D animated family film is showing sharp claws in its second week, while Brett Ratner's action comedy is the latest to underperform at domestic box office; "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" also soft. READ MORE

  18. Box Office Upset: 'Puss in Boots' Challenges Brett Ratner's 'Tower Heist' for No. 1

    11:04 pm PDT 11/04/2011
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    Unless Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy-Matthew Broderick starrer "Tower Heist" gets big late night boost, "Puss in Boots" could pull ahead for the weekend in a surprise upset; "Harold & Kumar's" new film off to soft start. READ MORE

  19. Box Office Report: Brett Ratner's 'Tower Heist' Steals No. 1 Spot on Friday

    4:44 pm PDT 11/04/2011
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    The action comedy starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Matthew Broderick will gross $8 million to $11 million Friday for a weekend opening of $25 million to $32 million; "Puss in Boots" purring loudly in its second frame. READ MORE