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"If you're going to have music there, you should have it and you have something that says something," says Brian Tyler. He's done that on "Age of Ultron," "Furious 7" and many more.
The "Book of Mormon" and "Frozen" actor plays a version of himself on FX's "The Comedians," whose failures are heightened, with negative traits multiplied.
Streaming outlets are making a play to be the new TV networks. The latest big deal: "Seinfeld," which some outlets are pegging at around $180 million over five years.
"It ends with Kurt saying 'I got out of class, and kids were there to make fun of me, and I couldn't handle the ridicule, so I went to the train tracks to kill myself.'"
The frontrunners in the dramatic arena are "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" and "Hand to God." Meanwhile, Hollywood stars trying Broadway mostly came up short.
Tompkins has his own TV show and podcast, performs live shows, appears as a guest on numerous other podcasts and writes and performs on several other TV shows.
Evans is set to start shooting the third Captain America movie, subtitled "Civil War." After a brief break, he follows that with nine months of "Avengers: Infinity War."
"Gotham" provides a new take on Batman's origin story. Lisa Padovani is the show's costume designer and took the Frame through how she draws her inspirations.
The Havana Biennial Art Exhibition shows off the art of what's seen as a politically repressive society, where there's a fine line to walk when it comes to making a statement.
To no one's surprise, "Furious 8" is heading to theaters — or "Fast 8," or "2 Eight 2 Furious," or whatever they decide to call it. Come watch our favorite one-liners.
The convention essentially offers speed-dating for studios and movie theater owners. Here are the movies they liked, the movies they didn't, and why the Latino audience is key.
You've seen Baker's work in "Star Wars," Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and more, and now he's auctioning off hundreds of items from his collection. Here are our favorites.
The women behind a project called Make It Fair have released a music video that ironically decries the fact that a mere 93 percent of recent movies were directed by men.
Creator Shalom Auslander had to regroup after the overdose of his original lead actor. Watch the full first episode of the dramedy here.
Comic books have their own version of the Oscars — the Eisners. Find out what some of the nominees have to say about their work.