News

Sort by:
  • News

    udi Dench normally simmers onscreen. We look

    udi Dench normally simmers onscreen. We look forward to her slow burns in As Time Goes By, her BBC series currently in reruns in the United States. We adored her smoldering Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love. Her Agnis in The Shipping News was exquisitely calm. Her take on Alzheimer ...

  • News

    eath Ledger's achievements as a serious,

    eath Ledger's achievements as a serious, dedicated artist have been confirmed by his work in diverse film roles, so it's ironic that he is being confronted with sophomoric interview questions such as "Was it difficult to kiss another man for this role?" While the film—and this performance ...

  • News

    Hollywood Aims Big with 2006 Films

    In good years, Hollywood beats its chest and crows, "It's all about the movies!" In bad years, like 2005, Hollywood looks for something to blame.

  • News

    L.A. Auditions at a Glance

    Culled from the hundreds of casting notices listed daily on BackStage.com, below are this week's audition highlights, organized by West Coast and by the day the auditions are being held.

  • News

    Lindsay Lohan Admits Drug Use, Bulimia Battle

    Teen actress Lindsay Lohan said dabbling in drugs and battling bulimia pushed her close to emotional and physical collapse.

  • News

    Disney to Buy Pixar for $7.4 Billion

    The Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire Pixar Animation Studios in a $7.4 billion all-stock transaction.

  • News

    Laura Dern, Ben Harper Wed in Los Angeles

    Laura Dern and her longtime musician boyfriend Ben Harper were married Friday in a sunset ceremony filled with Christmas decorations.

  • News

    Film and TV Biz Coping with NYC Transit Strike

    A crippling bus and subway strike is causing headaches for film producers on tight schedules.

  • News

    Desert Hop, Agent Swap

    I'm 20 years old and live in Ventura, Calif., with my family. I have been acting for five years, and after next spring I want to really focus on my film career. My best friend wants me to move with him to Arizona, because it's cheaper than here ...

  • News

    James Dean Museum to Close in December

    A museum chronicling the short life of "Rebel Without a Cause" star James Dean will close Dec. 31.