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'Star Wars' creator George Lucas engaged

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas is engaged.

Helen Mirren honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photos/Video)

Helen Mirren was honored Thursday with star no. 2,488 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Piper Laurie in-depth, or 'I'll have what she's having, hold the knives.'

Piper Laurie, nominated for three Oscars, on acting opposite Paul Newman in "The Hustler," working on "Twin Peaks," and why she played her death scene in "Carrie" as if she was having an orgasm.

Fandango records 57 percent increase in ticket sales last year

Movie website Fandango had a record-setting 2012 with noteworthy increases seen in ticket sales, online traffic and mobile usage.

'The Hobbit' is lord of the box office for third week

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week with nearly $33 million.

Harry Carey Jr., celluloid gunslinger, dies at 91

Harry Carey Jr., a character actor who starred in such Westerns as "3 Godfathers" and "Wagon Master," has died in California at the age of 91.

A look at Hollywood's greatest character actors

Star wattage and marquee value are all well and good, but what truly brings reality to the screen? The loss this week of Jack Klugman and Charles Durning reminds us of how important great character actors are to the history of film.

UPDATED: Actors Jack Klugman and Charles Durning die on Christmas Eve

Jack Klugman, 90, of "Odd Couple" fame died Monday afternoon in Los Angeles and two-time Oscar nominee Charles Durning, 89, died in his New York City home.

Richard Gere on ‘Arbitrage’ and Oscar buzz

Richard Gere joins host Larry Mantle to talk about the Arbitrage's unexpected critical praise, working with first-time director Nicholas Jarecki, and more.

Acting! SAG Award nominations for master thespians

SAG Awards nominations were announced with multiple kudos issued to the assassinated, the French, the emotionally distraught, the post-Edwardian and New Jersey.

Leonard Maltin movie picks: try 'Joyeux Noel' and 'Family Stone' for Christmas

"It's not a perfect family. It's not a perfect Christmas. I think that's why the movie works as well as it does."

Robert Carlyle on acting, whiskey and 'California Solo'

Scottish actor Robert Carlyle talks with Take Two about whiskey, his new film "California Solo," and roles that out him on the map.

Documentary 'Sound City' looks at legendary Van Nuys studio

In the new documentary “Sound City,” Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl goes director on us to detail the rise and fall of Van Nuys recording studio Sound City.

LA's Cinefamily theater seeks $144,000 to go digital (video)

Cinefamily, the eclectic L.A. art house/revival theater, is doing a Kickstarter to help them buy a digital projector and kick the rest of the experience up a notch.

Jacki Weaver of 'Silver Linings Playbook' talks Philly, DeNiro and show biz

Jacki Weaver, star of "Silver Linings Playbook," joins the show to talk about the film, mastering the Philadelphia accent and playing Robert DeNiro's wife.

PHOTOS: Rare movie posters expected to sell for thousands

Longtime film critic Leonard Maltin will auction off his rarest movie posters, including Three Stooges and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs lobby cards.