LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Drama “Nomadland” and satire “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” won movie honours at the Golden Globes yesterday in a mostly virtual bicoastal ceremony that was marked by impassioned calls for more diversity and the dominance of Netflix.
PARIS, (Reuters) – French actor Gerard Depardieu strongly contests rape and sexual assault charges leveled against him, his lawyer said today, and asked that the associated investigation be allowed to proceed away from the public eye.
LAGOS, (Reuters) – Indian-Nigerian restaurant owner Hamisha Daryani Ahuja gave up her long-running business to pursue her dream of making movies.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Mary Wilson, a founding member of The Supremes, has died at the age of 76, her publicist has said.
(Reuters) – Christopher Plummer, a patrician Canadian who starred as widower Captain von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews in the blockbuster 1965 musical “The Sound Of Music” and in 2012 became the oldest actor to win an Oscar, has died at 91, his longtime friend and manager said today.
(Reuters) – Hal Holbrook, an award-winning actor acclaimed for his one-man portrayal of American literary legend Mark Twain and whose film work included portraying the mysterious “Deep Throat” in “All the President’s Men,” has died at the age of 95, the New York Times reported today.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died at age 87, CNN reported on Saturday, citing a source close to the family.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The global release of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” was postponed to October from April, its producers said, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.
PARIS, (Reuters) – French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, whose futuristic space-inspired looks upended catwalk styles in the 1960s and 70s, has died at the age of 98, France’s Fine Arts Academy said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Beyonce dominated nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards yesterday in a field that favoured alternative artists over mainstream musicians, topped by a stunning snub for Canadian singer The Weeknd, who called the process “corrupt.”
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Game show host Alex Trebek, who as the brainy quizmaster of “Jeopardy!”
(Reuters) – Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Forbidden by her global superstar mother Gloria Estefan from coming out as a lesbian to her grandmother, singer Emily Estefan said she contemplated suicide.
LONDON, (Reuters) – It was partly thanks to a bet with her sister that Agatha Christie wrote her first detective novel, and 100 years since it was published she is as popular as ever.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Singer Helen Reddy, whose 1972 song “I Am Woman” became a global feminist anthem, died in Los Angeles aged 78 on Tuesday, her family said.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jimmy Cliff has rated the recently released album of late fellow reggae legend and tourmate Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert as a high note and fitting end to more than five decades of stellar achievements.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – There will be no studio audience, no group dances, no sky box where the celebrities and their partners congregate.
(Reuters) – Soon after learning that “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman had died at age 43, fans urged Marvel Studios not to recast the role, setting up a dilemma for the studio planning a sequel to Hollywood’s first major superhero film with a predominantly Black cast.
Tia Mowry has hailed Naya Rivera’s “beautiful spirit”. The 42-year-old actress has paid a glowing tribute to the late star, who died in an accidental drowning incident in July at the age of 33.
Actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his star turn in the blockbuster Marvel superhero film “Black Panther,” has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement posted on Friday on his Twitter and Facebook accounts.