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  • 'Tonight Show' move evokes sense of loss for Burbank, Leno

    'Tonight Show' move evokes sense of loss for Burbank, Leno
    The sign advertising his show still looms over the NBC parking lot, and for a few more days throngs of fans will crowd the studio gates in Burbank before tapings. But Jay Leno says he's ready to leave — and this time, he says he really means it....
  • Nickelodeon recovers from ratings slump with new cartoon 'Breadwinners'

    Nickelodeon recovers from ratings slump with new cartoon 'Breadwinners'
    Nickelodeon's new cartoon was hatched not through traditional television channels but in a Studio City efficiency apartment nicknamed the "Doodle Chamber." The 41/2 -minute cartoon about two feisty, accident-prone ducks was intended to be a one-off, a...
  • Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness

    Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness
    Artist Peter Adams likes a challenge. He has passions and procedures that make his paintings significantly more difficult than they might otherwise be. Known for his landscapes, Adams often likes to paint in nature, trying to capture a piece of the...
  • Chinese film distributor invests in Burbank's Legendary Entertainment for two upcoming movies

    Chinese film distributor invests in Burbank's Legendary Entertainment for two upcoming movies
    China Film Co. Ltd., the largest film distributor in China, has invested in two forthcoming movies from Legendary Entertainment, the Burbank-based film finance and production company. Legendary East, an affiliated company of Legendary Entertainment,...
  • Disney announces plans to acquire Lucasfilm, release 'Star Wars Episode 7' in 2015

    Disney announces plans to acquire Lucasfilm, release 'Star Wars Episode 7' in 2015
    The Walt Disney Co. will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.05 billion, according to an announcement released Tuesday. The deal will make George Lucas -- who became a movie-making icon with his “Indiana Jones”...
  • Firefighters get a primer on movie pyrotechnics in Burbank

    Firefighters get a primer on movie pyrotechnics in Burbank
    Five soldiers dressed in camouflage and carrying machine guns took cover behind a stack of wooden pallets. One yelled “incoming” and a few seconds later a large explosion ignited behind them, setting off a ball of flame rising 30 feet high....
  • Disney sets movie release dates

    Disney sets movie release dates
    The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the release dates of several highly anticipated movies to hit theaters this year and 2014. “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will be widely released on Dec. 20. The...
  • Disney files papers to sell George Lucas' $2-billion stake

    Walt Disney Co. registered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' $2.02-billion stake in the company for possible sale, allowing the filmmaker to sell the stock at his discretion. Lucas, 68, holds 37.1 million shares of Disney, a 2.1% stake, according to a...
  • 'Man of Steel' posts biggest June opening ever with $113.1 million

    'Man of Steel' posts biggest June opening ever with $113.1 million
    "Manof Steel" was the kryptonite to any box-office rival this weekend, monopolizing ticket sales and flying away with No. 1. The 3-D film starring Henry Cavill as Superman grossed a stellar $113.1 million over the weekend, according to an estimate from...
  • Rich Moore's 'Wreck-It Ralph' is an homage to blocky video games

    Rich Moore's 'Wreck-It Ralph' is an homage to blocky video games
    When animation director Rich Moore was growing up in Oxnard, he spent so much time in video arcades that his parents worried that their young son was wasting his time. “They would always tell me that I should be concentrating on the real world,&...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Whole Foods HQ set to move into Glendale, Voters in Valley supported law requiring condoms in adult films

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Whole Foods HQ set to move into Glendale, Voters in Valley supported law requiring condoms in adult films
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, November 9. Whole Foods is moving its regional headquarters to Glendale. More than 140 employees will move in, reports the Glendale News-Press.  The porn industry is ready to fight L.A. County on a new law...
  • Disney to close its online movie service

    Disney to close its online movie service
    Disney is shutting down its Disney Movies Online service, which failed to catch on with users. The site let consumers buy or rent digital versions of Disney and Pixar films and watch the movies on their computers. It was designed to ease the family...