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  1. 'Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?' Sets Sept. 12 Release Date (Exclusive)

    6:08 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    The third installment in the trilogy will hit screens weeks ahead of midterm elections, an event filmmakers intend to use to their advantage. READ MORE

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  2. Toronto's Rob Ford Dodges Raunchy Scandals in Mayoralty Debate

    3:39 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    Just as he has played rope-a-dope to stay alive during an unfolding political scandal, the disgraced politician refused to address drug or alcohol problems in front of rivals. READ MORE

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  3. Dinesh D'Souza Mocks President Obama in Funny or Die Spoof (Video)

    1:20 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    The right-wing filmmaker, who is under indictment for violating campaign finance laws, borrows video from Zach Galifianakis' interview with the president to market his upcoming movie, "America." READ MORE

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  4. Kevin Spacey to Play Winston Churchill (Exclusive)

    11:47 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    Sierra/Affinity is producing and fully financing "Captain of the Gate," while StudioCanal ("Non-Stop") is in early talks to come on board as a producer. READ MORE

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  5. Adam Scott Reprises 'Step Brothers' Character for Funny or Die Obamacare Clip (Video)

    10:36 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    The White House makes another effort to encourage young people to sign up for insurance by the March 31 deadline. READ MORE

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  6. '12 Years a Slave': Solomon Northup's Descendants to Host Google Hangout

    5:30 pm PDT 03/24/2014
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    The descendants are teaming with the International Labour Organization on Tuesday to discuss Northup as part of an international effort to remember victims of slavery. READ MORE

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  7. Glenn Beck Watches 'Noah,' Continues to Bash the Movie: 'It Is Awful' (Video)

    10:16 am PDT 03/24/2014
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    UPDATED: Three days after saying he hopes the film is a "massive failure," the radio host calls the movie "strongly anti-human" and says Noah has "no redeeming value." READ MORE

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  8. Joe Biden Calls on Congress to Pass Gay Rights Bill

    6:41 am PDT 03/23/2014
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    "Dignity and respect has to remain our North Star,” Biden tells 1,000 attendees at the Human Rights Campaign's annual dinner in LA. The vice president also singles out HBO's Michael Lombardo and partner Sonny Ward for praise. READ MORE

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  9. Jimmy Kimmel Pushes Hillary Clinton on Her Plans for 2016

    8:43 pm PDT 03/22/2014
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    "When you do run for president, will you use the old Clinton campaign lawn signs?" Kimmel asked the former first lady Clinton Global Initiative conference in Arizona on Saturday evening. Clinton said: "I'm obviously thinking about all kinds of decisions." READ MORE

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  10. Glenn Beck: I Hope 'Dangerous' 'Noah' Is a 'Massive Failure' (Video)

    2:28 pm PDT 03/21/2014
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    The radio host insinuated that church groups should shun the movie -- which he has not seen -- and deemed the title "a slap in the face" to those who take the Bible seriously. READ MORE

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  11. HBO Films to Release 'The Case Against 8' Doc in Theaters Before TV Bow

    11:40 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    Directed by Ben Cotner and Ryan White, the film will hit the big screen in New York and Los Angeles in early June before expanding to select cities and airing on the premium cable channel. READ MORE

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  12. Disney Chairman Alan Horn to Host President Obama at Democratic Fundraiser

    11:19 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi also will attend the event at the studio chief's Bel Air home in May to raise money for the midterm campaigns. READ MORE

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  13. Paramount's Star-Studded Gala Raises $9 Million for USC Cancer Researcher

    10:54 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    Dr. David Agus, a pioneer in molecular medicine, has become a cause celebre among the entertainment industry and media moguls. Jimmy Kimmel emceed the Thursday event, which included a performance by Pharrell Williams. READ MORE

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  14. Steven Spielberg to Honor President Obama at USC Shoah Gala

    9:18 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    UPDATED: The event, the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, will be held May 7 in Los Angeles. READ MORE

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  15. President Obama Zings Ellen's Oscar Selfie: 'It Was a Pretty Cheap Stunt' (Video)

    10:45 pm PDT 03/19/2014
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    The president teased the comedian during an appearance on her show, saying he was annoyed she used "a bunch of celebrities" to break his record for most retweets. READ MORE

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  16. Wiesenthal Center, Hollywood Power Elite Honor Netflix's Ted Sarandos

    1:09 pm PDT 03/19/2014
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    Jeffrey Katzenberg, Haim Saban, Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer were among the moguls who turned out for a gala where the rising executive received the Humanitarian Award. READ MORE

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  17. Jimmy Carter to Appear on 'Letterman'

    9:20 am PDT 03/19/2014
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    The former president will be a guest March 24, a day before his latest book hits store shelves. READ MORE

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  18. Obama to Make First Appearance on 'Ellen' as President

    7:07 am PDT 03/19/2014
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    The commander in chief is set to talk health care on Thursday's show. READ MORE

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  19. Disney Plans Third 'Cars' Movie and Second 'Incredibles' Film

    10:50 am PDT 03/18/2014
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    UPDATED: Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger also disclosed during a shareholders meeting that the next "Star Wars" movie will take place 30 years after the events in 1983's "Return of the Jedi." READ MORE

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  20. Russia's Filmmakers Clash With West Over Ukraine, Split Over Crimea

    2:33 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    Top directors including Fedor Bondarchuk and Alexander Sokurov are at odds over moves to make the semi-autonomous region part of Russia. READ MORE

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  21. Hollywood Conservative Group Gets Tax-Exempt Status

    10:51 pm PDT 03/16/2014
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    The IRS took three years to determine that the group, Friends of Abe, deserved status as a 501(c)(3) organization. READ MORE

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