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Cheech and Chong Biopic in the Works With Hidden Pictures (Exclusive)

The origin story of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, the pioneering comedians whose 1978 film Up in Smoke has transcended cult status, is getting its own big-screen treatment. Todd Lieberman’s Hidden Pictures is partnering with Marin and Chong, Underground and Five All in the Fifth Entertainment on a feature biopic about the comedy duo. Cheech […]

‘The Long Game’ Review: Mexican Americans’ Struggle for Acceptance Unfolds on the Golf Course in a Gently Rousing Family-Friendly Drama

Based on a true story of underdog triumph, the feature unfolds in 1950s Texas, with a cast led by Jay Hernandez, Dennis Quaid and Cheech Marin.

‘Champions’ Review: Woody Harrelson in Bobby Farrelly’s Formulaic but Endearing Underdog Sports Comedy

The 'White Men Can't Jump' star hits the basketball court again as a down-on-his-luck coach who takes charge of a team of young players with intellectual disabilities.

Ben Feigin, Emmy-Winning ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Producer, Dies at 47

Ben Feigin, who helped get Schitt’s Creek off the ground as an executive producer after working as an agent with UTA and Anonymous Content and as an executive with Warner Bros. Television, has died. He was 47. Feigin died Monday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with pancreatic cancer, UTA announced. His […]

The Cheech Marin Center Opens in Riverside, California Spotlighting Chicano Art

Cheech Marin — who gained lasting fame as half of the pioneering stoner-comedy duo Cheech & Chong starting in the ’70s before making his own way acting in film and television — thought it was kismet. He had just learned that the “beautiful midcentury building” he’d been offered to house his leading collection of art […]

‘The War with Grandpa’: Film Review

Robert De Niro plays a widower battling with his grandson in 'The War with Grandpa,' also featuring Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken and Cheech Marin.

Lea Michele, Harvey Fierstein to Star in ‘Little Mermaid’ Hollywood Bowl Concert

The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles’ under-the-stars venue, will be going under the sea for a special performance of Disney’s 'The Little Mermaid,' timed to the 30th anniversary of the animated movie’s release.

John Krasinski, Janelle Monae and John Leguizamo Honored by Smithsonian for Ingenuity

John Krasinski, Janelle Monae and John Leguizamo were among the honorees at Smithsonian Magazine's Ingenuity Awards in nine categories including arts, sciences, social progress and activism.

How to Get Invited to Cheech Marin’s House

Art Los Angeles Contemporary offers a tour of the actor's collection of Chicano works as several art fairs paint the town and draw thousands of culture seekers.

Robert Rodriguez on Quentin Tarantino’s TV Aspirations and Plans for El Rey Network

The channel's founder and 'Sin City' filmmaker also laments the way Hollywood misjudges the Latino audience

Francis Ford Coppola, Diane Keaton Kick Off LACMA Collectors Committee Weekend

The annual event -- in which patrons raise funds to acquire key works for the museum -- began Friday with a series of private dinners including a barn-raising bash hosted by Steve Tisch.

Tommy Chong on His Prostate Cancer: ‘Cannabis Is a Cure’

A longtime proponent of medicinal marijuana, the 74-year-old comic says he is using hemp oil to treat stage 1 cancer.