Filming starts, at last, on much-delayed 'Hobbit' movie

2011-03-22 10:23:13

Filming began on Monday on the long-awaited "Hobbit" movies, ending years of delay due to funding problems and a labor dispute which nearly saw the project shifted out of New Zealand.

Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa team up for 'stoner movie'

2011-03-22 10:20:43

Rap icon Snoop Dogg and upstart Wiz Khalifa are teaming up for a new film, "High School," which the former calls "a comedy stoner movie, a little something for the stoners."

Writer sues Disney/Pixar alleging stolen 'Cars'

2011-03-22 10:10:02

A British screenwriter is suing Disney and Pixar, claiming the animated hit "Cars" and its forthcoming sequel are based in part on work he submitted in the early 1990s.

Eddie Murphy to receive first Comedy Icon award

2011-03-22 10:09:18

Eddie Murphy will receive the Comedy Icon Award at the first annual The Comedy Awards, scheduled to air Sunday, April 10 on multiple MTV Networks channels.

Reese Witherspoon blasted by elephant fart

2011-03-22 10:24:47

Reese Witherspoon alongside Robert Pattinson in 'Water for Elephants' and the pair worked with several huge trunked creatures for the film.

Eddie Murphy to receive comedy honour

2011-03-22 09:26:07

Eddie Murphy will be honoured at the first-ever Comedy Awards for his 30-year career in stand-up, sketch, film and television at the event, which takes place at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York on March 26.

'Battle: Los Angeles' Hits Chinese Cinemas

2011-03-21 17:14:21

The American sci-fi film "Battle: Los Angeles" has opened in Chinese theaters. Directed by Jonathan Liebesman, the film is set in modern-day Los Angeles and follows a group of U.S. Marines during a global invasion by aliens.

Cameras roll on 'The Hobbit' films in New Zealand

2011-03-21 11:29:42

Cameras started rolling Monday on director Peter Jackson's production of "The Hobbit," following months of delays on the prequel to his Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Chinese 'Se7en' opens on March 25

2011-03-21 11:15:43

The Chinese crime thriller "The Man behind the Courtyard House" by director Fei Xing held a premiere on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in preparation of the film's theatrical release on March 25.

Stephen Fung, Daniel Wu Set up Film Company

2011-03-21 10:43:48

Veteran movie actors Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu have established their own company, Diversion Pictures, to have more control over their films.

Billy Ray Cyrus files papers to stop divorce

2011-03-21 10:44:12

Billy Ray Cyrus submitted an order of dismissal in Tennessee on March 11 - just five months after he and wife Tish had requested their marriage be legally dissolved - in which he has agreed to foot the bill for the legal work already carried out.

Thriller 'Limitless' tops lackluster box office

2011-03-21 10:18:03

Thriller "Limitless" topped North American box offices with $19 million in ticket sale over a lackluster weekend that continued Hollywood's losing streak versus last year.