Online software platform ScriptHop has introduced an online tool for Hollywood to allow writers to share their screenplays more securely and retain more influence over the overall process of submitting a script. The Packet aims to move away from artificial intelligence and instead get actual people at agencies and studios […]

Horticulturist Frank Phillips trims a topiary on the grounds of Universal Studios Hollywood. The park is scheduled to reopen April 16. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) Universal Studios Hollywood is scheduled to reopen April 16, more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to shut, and on […]

UNIVERSAL CITY (CNS) – After a yearlong closure forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, Universal Studios Hollywood will reopen with limited capacity on April 16, although annual and season pass holders will be able to return one day early, park officials announced Tuesday. Park officials said most rides will be operational, […]

Universal Studios Hollywood planning grand reopening this April Universal Studios Hollywood has announced they are planning to resume operations and welcome guests back to the theme park beginning on Friday, April 16. The occasion will commence with a special park preview for Annual and Season Pass Members starting on Thursday, […]

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin together on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in 2020. Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images Some female celebrities have found lifelong friends in other A-listers. Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah met as teenagers in a club in the ’90s. Jane Fonda’s and Lily Tomlin’s four-decade friendship began […]

It may just be because cinemas have been effectively shuttered by the coronavirus disease pandemic, but the fizz of the movie industry seems to have gone flat.  Sure, film production isn’t easy when social distancing measures are being enforced on set, and darkened, airless screening rooms packed with row upon […]

Editor’s note: The list is constantly updated. Dates refer to when announcements were made, or when an event is scheduled to happen. You’ve probably seen our other COVID-19 list, the one where we are examining every cancellation that has taken place as the pandemic takes hold in our community. This […]