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Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

Mae Anderson and Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:10pm

Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.

‘A new day’: Harvey Weinstein convicted, led away in cuffs

Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 4:01am

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs Monday in what his foes hailed as a landmark moment for the legal system and a long-overdue reckoning for the man vilified as the biggest monster of the #MeToo era.

Box office goes 'Sonic' again but hears 'Call of the Wild'

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:56am

The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office.

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO Max

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:23pm

WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”

Review: 'The Call of the Wild' is a family crowd-pleaser

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:00pm

The classic Jack London novel “The Call of the Wild” has received yet another update, and it’s more of a crowd-pleaser than I was anticipating.

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:51am

The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges against the once powerful Hollywood mogul, but the judge told the panel it must keep working.

'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:51am

The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best picture win.

Netflix drops first 'Stranger Things 4' teaser trailer with a surprising plot twist

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:40am

We can't spoil something Netflix already spoiled can we?

Review: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' is great for kids, fine for parents

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 13th - 7:33pm

I'm not sure many of us were expecting big things from the "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie, but I'm here to tell you it's better than I thought — which means it's fine. But what's more important is your kids will likely love it.

Disney just raised one of its key ticket prices to more than $200

Chauncey Alcorn CNN Business  |  Posted Feb 12th - 10:00am

Disney fans looking to party with Mickey, Minnie and the rest of the gang in California could have to pay more than $200 per ticket.

Oscars viewership plunges to record low

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 2:00pm

ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings, with 23.6 million people tuning in to see “Parasite” named best picture.

In a win for the world, ‘Parasite’ takes best picture Oscar

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 6:09pm

Subtitle this: “Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.

'Birds of Prey' flies low on Oscars weekend with tepid debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 12:02pm

“Birds of Prey,” the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend, opening in No. 1 but below expectations with $33.3 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday.

'Cats,' 'Madea' and 'Rambo' lead 40th annual Razzie nominations

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Feb 8th - 7:11pm

"Cats" may have gotten tossed in the litter box by several critics, but it was purrrrrfect for the Razzies

From Pitt to '1917,' what to anticipate at Sunday's Oscars

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 8th - 4:05pm

The Oscars are here, already.

How 'Birds of Prey' earned its R rating

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 7th - 3:32pm

DC is headed back to the big screen with “Birds of Prey." Here's what parents need to know when their kids ask to go see it.

‘Hamilton,’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ among shows coming to Broadway at the Eccles

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 7th - 11:06am

A show that took Salt Lake City by storm in 2018 will return to the Eccles Theater in time for Christmas.

Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 6th - 2:00pm

Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises.

Matthew McConaughey is coming to Utah

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 6th - 12:17pm

Utah tech giant Qualtrics will welcome Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey to the keynote stage during the company’s annual user summit in March.