The Oscars That Almost Went Down in Flames 1 year ago
The stage of the brand new theater caught fire. The announcer walked off. The network demanded to know what was going on. The smoke...
By Steve Pond
The last time Cirque du Soleil appeared on the Oscar stage, the Kodak Theater nearly went up in flames
Major losses in the film, television and music worlds close the year on a grim note
Temple of the Arts to honor departed high-profile members
A celebration of the "Spider-Man" producer's life will take place at Sony Studios
"Sometimes you’d hug her and you can tell how difficult it was -- but she was there. Even on this movie, with all the health issues"
Katie Couric, Jon Favreau, Amy Pascal and others reflect on the producer's legacy and work for cancer research
From landing Woody Allen to giving the Kodak Theater a baptism by fire, Ziskin was an inspiring and indefatigable producer of the Oscars
Ziskin begged the director to take out Marla's line: "I want to have your abortion"
Film executive also produced the Academy Awards and co-founded Stand Up to Cancer
Kidman's Blossom Films partner Per Saari will also produce with Susan Landau
"Spider-Man" producer to be honored for co-founding and organizing Stand Up to Cancer initiative
Rhys Ifans will play Dr. Curt Connors in Marc Webb's franchise reboot
Andrew Garfield stars as the teenage webslinger in Marc Webb's high school-set reboot
Danny Strong (HBO's "Recount") wrote the original draft for producer Laura Ziskin
Cable giant is teaming with entertainment charity Stand Up 2 Cancer
Producer will give commencement speech May 15.
Rob Thomas is directing the movie, which is being made possible by Kickstarter