Category Archives: Film/Television

Renée Zellweger Turns to a True-Crime Project on TV

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News It might require more than a double-take to realize that’s former Palisadian Renée Zellweger in a new NBC miniseries about a murderous friend. The real-life woman she plays in “The Thing About … Continue reading

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The Real Larry David Exposed

UPDATE: Larry David has changed his mind. Just hours before it was to run, he asked HBO to pull “The Larry David Story.”  HBO has posted this tweet: “The #LarryDavidStory on @HBOMax is being postponed. Instead, Larry has decided he wants to do … Continue reading

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Bay Theater Events Open to Palisades Residents

A resident tipped Circling the News that free movies will be screened at the Bay Theater this coming week. “The Bay will be offering free showings of both ‘Tall Girl’ and ‘Tall Girl 2, but you have to stop by … Continue reading

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Palisades Producer Chuck Lorre Donates $7 Million to Venice Family Clinic

On Monday, the Venice Family Clinic announced that Palisades Producer Chuck Lorre donated $7 million to the clinic. The Clinic, in a press release, said it will use the money to modernize its clinic site on Rose Avenue in Venice. … Continue reading

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Cause of Death of Former Honorary Mayor Bob Saget Still Unknown.

Comedian and actor Bob Saget’s funeral was held Friday at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. ABC will air a tribute to Saget at the start of Sunday night’s edition of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” Saget, who was … Continue reading

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Netflix/Bay Theater Receives Positive Reviews

On December 16, Circling the News noted that the Bay Theater at 1035 Swarthmore had reopened and was showing numerous films daily. Although CTN’s editor has not yet made it to a movie there, she reached out to readers about … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Troupe Presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” as a Radio Drama Wednesday

The Theatre Palisades Actors’ Troupe (TPAT) will perform its eighth annual Christmas Radio Show at the Pierson Playhouse on Wednesday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m. Actors will present “It’s a Wonderful Life,” adapted for the stage by Joe Landry. Performed … Continue reading

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Dante Greco, a Palisadian, Is a Shining Star at Theatre Palisades 

The current fare at Theatre Palisades is the entertaining, laugh-filled “A Comedy of Tenors,” and one of the play’s most entertaining actors is Dante Greco. After reading that this young man grew up in Pacific Palisades, CTN secured an interview … Continue reading

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Actress Hilary Swank’s Palisades Home for Sale

Hilary Swank has a history in Pacific Palisades. Years ago, she was a frequent customer at the beloved Mort’s Deli, a few blocks up Swarthmore Avenue from the one-thousand square-foot house where she lived at the time. Mort’s was where … Continue reading

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New Reality Shows Coming Up for Eugene and Dan Levy

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News   Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy will soon be traveling the world while son Dan Levy will stay in L.A. and head out to brunch. It’s for their newly announced non-fiction … Continue reading

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