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Mark Wahlberg to Star in 'Instant Family' for Paramount (Exclusive)
The project reunites the star with 'Daddy's Home' director Sean Anders. Mark Wahlberg will star in family comedy Instant Family for Paramount Pictures. Instant Family is a reunion for all involved, reteaming Wahlberg and filmmaker Sean Anders, who directed the actor in Paramount's hit comedy Daddy
Ex-Paramount chief Sherry Lansing and former Met Director Thomas Campbell to join Broad museum board
As the Broad marks its two-year anniversary Wednesday, the museum is announcing four new trustees to its board, including former Paramount Studios chief Sherry Lansing and former Metropolitan Museum of Art Director Thomas P. Campbell. The other two trustees come from within the Broad and the Eli and
Production Exec Jon Gonda Joins Paramount From Warner Bros.
He will work under Paramount production president Liz Raposo. Creative executive Jon Gonda is jumping from Warner Bros. Pictures to Paramount Pictures. The well-liked exec makes the move as newly installed Paramount chairman-CEO Jim Gianopulos reshapes the production division. Earlier this month,
Earthquake scare in Westwood: Big one coming?
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck about 3 miles northwest of Westwood late Monday evening. The quake occurred at 11:20 p.m. and was 6 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los
She'll Be Back: Linda Hamilton to Return to 'Terminator' Franchise
64 'Terminator' creator James Cameron announced Hamilton's casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." "Terminator" creator James Cameron announced Hamilton's castin
The worst thing about Darren Aronofsky's 'mother!'
It's garish, messy and confoundingly demented. But the worst thing about "mother!" the polarizing, audacious psychological horror flick from Darren Aronofsky provoking thought and bile galore across the country, is that we've demanded Aronofsky explain himself at all. Is it so surprising that a hous
3.6 Earthquake Hits West Los Angeles
a 3.6-magnitude earthquake a few miles away from Westwood, Calif., a neighborhood in Los Angeles near Bel Air, Calabasas, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. "Earthquakes like this happen several times a year, so it's not uncommon at all," said John Bellini, a geophysicist at the United States Geologica
Katy Perry sparkles in 30,000 Swarovski crystals on Witness: The Tour
Witness: The Tour is off to a shimmery start - and we'd expect no less from Katy Perry. The pop star kicked off her concert series at Montreal's Bell Centre Tuesday night, where she wore a dress adorned with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Perry's dress was custom made by designer Zaldy, who has pr
Imagine Dragons brings its Evolve World Tour, with new music and big production, to Southern California
After six straight years of being on the road and finding huge success with their debut and sophomore records the guys in Imagine Dragons needed to take a break. Formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2008, the band seemed like an overnight success as it launched onto the charts with its 2012 debut, "Night
Shania Twain Boards Scott Borchetta's Singing Competition Series as Mentor
The country superstar joins Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder on 'The Launch,' shooting in Toronto. Shania Twain has boarded Scott Borchetta's TV singing competition series being shot in Toronto. The country superstar joins Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and OneRepu
CBC members host forum about racism on college campuses
Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled "Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and
The White House should postpone its HBCU conference
Last month, after speaking with the White House about a few calls, we had received I was asked to get a sense of where our member-schools stood on the upcoming National HBCU Week Conference. After a call with a number of our 47 member-school presidents and chancellors the overwhelming consensus was
California lawmakers give youthful offenders shot at parole
California inmates sentenced to life in prison without parole for crimes they committed as teenagers would get a second chance under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. The legislation would align state law with recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions by automatically giving youthful of
90-year old charged with running a drug house
The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the 90-year-old owner of a South Los Angeles home and her son, alleging that the residence has been a "seat of lawlessness" involving drug transactions and violent crimes for two decades. The Los Angeles Superior Court complaint
Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Alleged Sexual Contact with 2 Female Inmates
A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with two female inmates in a Lynwood jail, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Thursday. Deputy Giancarlo Scotti, 31, was arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday, hours after the alleged early morn
Elizabeth Primas, the program manager for the NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign, says that it is important for educators to understand that children begin school at various levels.
By: Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Media Campaign) I am a former teacher. I taught for 25 years in the public school system and have held various titles in the field of education throughout my 40-year career. I have always had a passion for education. My family and I joke that I ha
Is Facebook facilitating violent Antifa?
Facebook has become the gateway to information in the social media world, but with this popularity comes heavy responsibility. As Facebook attracts a global network of billions of users, speech which advocates violence has become prevalent across the site, raising questions on the role Facebook play
Those annoying sounds of silence
Dr. James L. Snyder It was in the 60s when Simon and Garfunkel recorded their famous song, "The Sounds of Silence." I must confess that I do enjoy what I know of as "The Sounds of Silence." Nothing is more relaxing than sitting back with a cup of coffee and enjoying the silence as it whistled by. Th
Black-and-white Emmys reflect TV's narrow ethnic view
When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it's a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity. "Master of None" star Aziz Ansari, who is of In
How U.S. natural gas will help countries meet their Paris commitments
While critics bemoan President Trump?s decision to pull out of -- or renegotiate -- the Paris climate agreement, the United States has been reducing its greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade. And now the country is poised to help a number of the signatory countries reduce theirs as well. In