Archaeologists seek movie set in California sands

Oct 19, 2014

Archaeologists seek movie set in California sands

Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — made of plaster. More than 90 years ago, filmmaker Cecile B. DeMille erected 21 giant sphinxes and a temple as a set for the silent black-and-white classic movie ...

Oct 16, 2014

JK Rowling working on three new wizard movies

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is working on three new wizard-based movies to be released starting in 2016, studio giant Warner Bros. announced Wednesday. The first, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” will be directed by David Yates, who directed the last four ...

Oct 1, 2014

Classic video game Tetris to be made into a movie

The classic video game Tetris, in which players slot a cascade of tumbling blocks together, is being turned into a science-fiction movie, the project’s developers said Tuesday. Tetris has been a mainstay of computer gaming since it was created 30 years ago, but the ...

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in private ceremony in Venice

Sep 28, 2014

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in private ceremony in Venice

George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Saturday, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. A smiling Clooney traveled up the spectacular Grand Canal to his wedding standing aboard a water taxi, waving to hundreds of well-wishers on shore and ...

Sep 26, 2014

Drones for moviemaking face likely U.S. approval

The U.S, government plans to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with ...