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    Striking Writers, Studios Eye Informal Talks

    Hollywood's striking writers and the major studios enter this week sharing a single resolve: once more, with feeling.

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    Executive Editor David

    Executive Editor David Sheward

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    What if six male billionaires decided what 300

    What if six male billionaires decided what 300 million people watched on TV, saw in movie theatres, heard on the radio, and read in every major newspaper? What if those six men, including the country's biggest defense contractor, chose which pilots got green-lighted and which actors were cast?

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    mmy newcomer Jaime Pressly, who plays the title

    mmy newcomer Jaime Pressly, who plays the title character's trailer-dwelling bombshell ex-wife on NBC's My Name Is Earl, is a rare combination: an actor with model-quality looks and exceptional comedic chops. After playing the hot babe in a string of cable and direct-to-DVD movies, Pressly hit her comic ...

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    Anyone who believes filmmaker David Lynch is a

    Anyone who believes filmmaker David Lynch is a dark, brooding guy has never seen the way he reacts when a Boston cream doughnut is placed in front of him. "Look at this. Damn! Pies and doughnuts, this is unreal," exclaims a giddy Lynch during Back Stage's interview. To which ...

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    Bette Davis Stars in 2008 Stamps

    A face that will tease you, and please you and perhaps unease you is coming to the post office next year, it's those Bette Davis eyes.

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    New Exhibit Celebrates 30-Year Collaboration

    By 1973, when she began working under the banner of the theatre Time & Space Limited, Linda Mussmann was already ensconced in the Manhattan arts scene.

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    Southern California Theatre Guide 2008

    Every day more actors discover one of Southern California's best-kept secrets: its thriving year-round theatre scene. Check out this year's theatre guide for the latest company listings, staged reading tips, and much more!

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    'Rain' Man

    Paul Rudd talks about career pragmatism, acting with Julia Roberts, and the value in not pretending you're Danny DeVito.

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    Ms. Smith Goes to Washington

    The performance artist Anna Deavere Smith is continuing work on a performance piece and a book about the White House press corps and the presidency in the wake of a minor media flap caused by her presence on Air Force One.