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An inside look at the writing, production of 'The Simpsons'

Jun. 11, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

"Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons" (Dey Street Books), by Mike Reiss with Mathew Klickstein When television's longest-running cartoon show first hit the airwaves, most of its writers and producers gave it six weeks at best. The one optimist in...

Tom Cruise tweets as production starts on 'Top Gun' sequel

May. 31, 2018 9:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Cruise is back on the flight line for a sequel to the 1986 film "Top Gun." The actor on Thursday tweeted a photo of himself as Navy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a flight suit, looking at a fighter jet. The photo includes the phrase "feel the need." In the original movie,...

Veteran publicist to the stars Paul Bloch dead at age 78

May. 25, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

Paul Bloch, a veteran Hollywood publicist for Rogers & Cowan who counted John Travolta, Eddie Murphy and Tom Cruise among his clients in a career that spanned more than five decades, died Friday after a long illness. He was 78. Bloch died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said longtime friend and...

Paramount costume exhibit in Ohio satisfies 'new nostalgia'

May. 18, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Costumes play a leading role as movies transport viewers to other times, open doors to foreign cultures, and imagine wars in distant galaxies. Now, some of those ensembles are on display for the first time in "Creating the Illusion: Costumes & Characters from the Paramount...

With Cruise, 'A Quiet Place,' Paramount ready for a comeback

Apr. 26, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paramount Pictures is ready for its comeback story. On Wednesday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, studio chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel to the breakthrough thriller "A Quiet Place," two new Star Trek movies and trotted out its biggest star, Tom Cruise, to...