Head of Hollywood academy: Diversity debate at top of agenda

LONDON (AP) — The president of Hollywood’s movie academy says criticism of the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees has helped spark a vital global discussion about how to make the entertainment industry more inclusive. Cheryl Boone Isaacs said “the whole discussion about diversity is a great discussion, because now it’s at the top of […]

‘Red Tails’ Takes Second Place at Box Office

HOLLYWOOD – According to the Hollywood Reporter, “Red Tails” brought in $19.1 million for a solid number 2 placing at the box office in its opening weekend. The film finished closely behind “Underworld Awakening” – which took in $25.4 million. Producer George Lucas spent 20 years pursuing the project that chronicled one of the many […]