Arts & Entertainment

'Batman v Superman' trailer drops early, following blurry, pirated version

A low-res, subtitled version of the "Batman v Superman" trailer was leaked, so Warner Bros. responded by releasing its official teaser a few days early.

'Hercules vs. Vampires' brings campy, cult cinema to the LA Opera

Composer Patrick Morganelli talks about the difficulty of adapting the film for the stage and why he rewrote part of the score specifically for the L.A. performance.

Verizon gets closer to 'unbundling' with customizable TV service

Starting this Sunday, Verizon will offer a stripped down, or “skinny” version of its TV packages, called FiOS Custom TV.

Spanish language 'Sábado Gigante' ends 53-year run, LA fans react

The Spanish-language program created by its Chilean-born host, Don Francisco, has been Univision's most popular show. View some of the show's best clips here.

Comedian Kyle Kinane's mom is his biggest fan and that's not always a good thing

Kyle Kinane has had a wild life, which has served as grist for his widely acclaimed comedy. His new album is titled, "I Liked His Old Stuff Better."

10 shops to check out for Record Store Day 2015

From Hollywood to South Gate and Long Beach, here are some stores to visit, live bands to watch, and music to pick up for #RSD 2015.

Marvel 'Agent Carter' star Dominic Cooper heads to DC's 'Preacher'

Dominic Cooper has appeared in both the Marvel movies and on "Agent Carter" as Howard Stark, but now he's got a new role for the competition at DC.

Novel weaves blackmail, music, and the Armenian genocide

Writer Litty Mathew's debut novel tells the story of Rupen Najarian, an aging musician who was his family’s sole survivor of the Armenian genocide in 1915.

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

He had the surgery a day earlier at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a hospital statement.

Coachella rules the music festival circuit, but how long can it stay on top?

Last year, Coachella generated more revenue than any other event on the music festival circuit. But can it continue to dominate the outdoor music scene?

Husband-wife songwriters of 'Frozen' honored by LA Children's Chorus

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the husband-wife songwriting team of "Frozen," were just honored by the L.A. Children's Chorus — and interviewed by a 9-year-old fan.

Deaths of unarmed black men revive 'anti-lynching plays'

The recent killings of unarmed black men by police have inspired a Brooklyn theater company to stage new readings of dramas written in the early 1900s about the lynching of African-Americans.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do

We hope you like to jam because this weekend is all about the music — and you don't even need to travel to Coachella Valley.

Paul Feig on his new show and how he cast the new 'Ghostbusters' movie

Paul Feig's worked as a writer, producer and director on shows such as "Freaks and Geeks," and "The Office," but his new show "Other Space" offered other challenges.

Mark Ronson disses Tidal's multimillion-dollar attitude

Mark Ronson breaks down his smash hit album "Uptown Funk" and how he got author Michael Chabon and Stevie Wonder to contribute, as well as dissing Tidal's "attitude."

Peabody Awards honor 9 TV shows, from 'Last Week Tonight' to 'Fargo'

The Peabodys are considered the Pulitzer Prize for broadcasters. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans was on this year's jury and he told The Frame about the selection process.