A crew member on the “The Dirt,” a Netflix original movie based on Mötley Crüe’s best-selling 2001 autobiography of the same name, was electrocuted Saturday morning while on set in New Orleans, according to reports.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Friday, March 09, 2018
Livingston singer Laine Hardy's been getting a lot of TV face time even before "American Idol" reboots with episodes Sunday and Monday.
Thursday, March 08, 2018
New Orleans Saints fans may notice a familiar face on the next season of ABC's 'The Bachelorette.'
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
In April, Bravo will debut the series premiere of "Southern Charm New Orleans," a reality TV show that follows the lives of six Crescent City residents who are "well-to-do, easy on the eyes, and most of all, well-connected," as one character descr…
Sunday, March 04, 2018
Looks in neutrals, reds and purples brought the drama Sunday on the Oscars carpet, along with a healthy dose of shiny gold, but Nicole Kidman stood out in stunning cobalt blue at Hollywood's biggest fashion show.
Friday, March 02, 2018
Fans of "Treme," the HBO drama series set and shot in post-Katrina New Orleans, will remember Lucia Micarelli as the street-busking musician Annie.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Fats Domino didn’t like doing TV interviews, but he did like TV interviewers. He was especially fond of WWL-TV morning show co-host Eric Paulsen.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
As women in film make their voices heard more loudly than ever, the French Film Festival's retrospective of work by Oscar-nominated director Agnès Varda couldn't be more timely, says John Desplas, festival co-programmer.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Monday, January 29, 2018
When PBS' "Antiques Roadshow" visited New Orleans last summer, 5,000 ticket-holders brought their paintings, pottery and other prized possessions to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
NEW YORK (AP) — After a year of political and cultural upheaval, Super Bowl advertisers appear to be pulling back from themes of unity in favor of in-game stunts and ads that aim for the heart — and in some cases even lower.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
New Orleans chef Miguel Chavez will be in familiar territory for his Food Network debut on Wednesday night.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" cinematographer Rachel Morrison made history …
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Nicolas Cage, the Oscar-winning actor who has starred in more than 80 films, has a new personal favorite to add to his résumé, and it comes out Friday.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Longtime WWL-TV journalist and news anchor Sally-Ann Roberts announced Wednesday that she will retire. Roberts, who has worked at WWL for more than 40 years, will anchor her last newscast on Feb. 28, WWL reported. Below are some images of Roberts …
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Standing among an Indy 500 winner, retired NBA All-Stars, X-Game Champions and a World Champion Competitive Eater, City of Gonzales firefighters/paramedics Eric and Daniel Guiffreda and the rest of this season's "The Amazing Race" competitors were…
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show's first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Hong Chau, a rising star who grew up in New Orleans East, was nominated last week for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards, honoring her part in a movie that in some ways mirrors her life story.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Baton Rouge actor Joe Chrest and the rest of Netflix's "Stranger Things" cast have been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
For more than 30 years, the music of "The Legend of Zelda" has transported players to a digital world of heroism and adventure. Now, gamers and music lovers can experience that iconic soundtrack live at "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddes…
Monday, December 11, 2017
Season 1 contestants Audrey Brust, of Zachary, and Katelyn Rickert, of New Orleans, will appear Wednesday in the Crescent City at auditions for Season 2 of Universal Kids' "Top Chef Jr."
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Frances McDormand's face is one of the first things you see in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and it's impossible not to be struck by its pure decency.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The documentary filmmaker Les Blank, who died in 2013, left behind a body of work celebrating American roots culture, food and music.
Monday, November 13, 2017
Friday, November 03, 2017
As biopics often do, the made-in-New Orleans “LBJ” narrows its focus to a specific, intense period in the life of its subject.
Monday, October 30, 2017
The historic events depicted in the political drama “LBJ” happened in Dallas and Washington, D.C. But most of this biopic about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, opening in theaters Friday, was filmed in New Orleans.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
The New Orleans Film Festival, which continues through Thursday at venues throughout New Orleans, announced its 2017 Jury Award Winners.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Josh Freund and Sam Radutzky fell hard for Papa Grows Funk. Newly minted Northwestern University graduates, they moved to New Orleans in the summer of 2012 and soon discovered the band’s weekly Monday night gig at the Maple Leaf Bar.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
A film festival favorite since it screened at Sundance in January, “Mudbound” tells a sweeping story about two families: one black, one white, both dwelling in the Mississippi Delta in the 1940s.
Notwithstanding its premiere on Friday the 13th, Louisiana has favorable luck going into the debut season of "Top Chef Jr.," the kids' version of the popular Bravo TV cooking competition series, "Top Chef."
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The 28th New Orleans Film Festival is upon us, presenting nine days of movies, parties and special guests at locations around the city. Screening more than 230 films, the festival runs Oct. 11-19 throughout the city.
Monday, October 09, 2017
Colleen Keeley visited New Orleans last year, researching a feature film set in the historic, family-owned Hotel Monteleone. The New York-based director changed course after she met Aldon Barras, the hotel’s gregarious, then 79-year-old bellman.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Filmmaker and New Orleans native Tyler Perry presented a screening of his new movie, "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween," on Tuesday at AMC Palace Elmwood 20 in New Orleans.
It's a time of transition for the New Orleans Film Society and its annual film festival. The society has a new executive director, artistic director, board president, mission statement and office.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Orleans natives Patricia Clarkson and Jason Mitchell and Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe are among the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival’s special guests.
Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown says he's hopeful that there will be a role for him in the upcoming season of FX's American Crime Story that will be based on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.