NORRISTOWN, Pa., Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge ordered Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault, ruling today that there was enough evidence for the entertainer to be criminally tried on charges that he attacked a woman in 2004 after giving her drugs.
CANNES, France, (Reuters) – British veteran director Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival when “I, Daniel Blake”, his latest social-realist drama, took the Best Picture award yesterday.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “The Angry Birds Movie” has flown to victory at the U.S. box office with a $39 million opening weekend at 3,932 locations, handily topping “Captain America: Civil War” and “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.”
The launch for Sony’s animated avian tale performed in line with forecasts as did the third weekend of Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America” with $33.1 million at 4,266 sites for a 54% decline.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Pop star Kesha is not allowed to perform at the Billboard Music Awards after her record label rescinded its approval, the show’s organizers said, following the singer’s failed legal bid to scrap her recording contract with Sony Music and producer Dr.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – When Jodie Foster wanted to explore the human relationship with technology and virtual intimacy in her latest directorial effort “Money Monster,” she opted to use Wall Street as her setting and raise the dramatic stakes by holding George Clooney hostage.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Comedian Arsenio Hall has filed a defamation lawsuit against the singer Sinead O’Connor, who accused him of supplying drugs to music legend Prince, whose death on April 21 has prompted speculation about an overdose.
(Reuters) – Music superstar Prince left no known will when he died last week, his sister said in court documents yesterday listing his six siblings or half-siblings as heirs to a legacy estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars.
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Courts on both U.S. coasts dealt setbacks to Bill Cosby’s legal team today, as the comedian kept trying to fight off lawsuits over allegations that he has sexually abused women for decades.
CHANHASSEN, Minn., (Reuters) – Prince’s remains have been cremated and his family and friends attended a private ceremony on Saturday to pay their respects to the late pop superstar at the studio complex where he died in a suburb of Minneapolis, a Prince spokeswoman said.
(Reuters) – Prince, the innovative pop superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry,” died yesterday in Minnesota.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Oprah Winfrey is returning to scripted television more than two decades after her last regular small screen acting gig in a show that is close to her heart – a family drama centered around a black mega-church in Memphis.
(Reuters) – Prince, the innovative U.S. music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry,” died today in Minnesota.