TORONTO, (Reuters) – Director Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the 1960s Western “The Magnificent Seven” is expected to kick off the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept.
(Reuters) – Director, producer and writer Garry Marshall, who was responsible for creating sitcom hits such as “The Odd Couple” and “Happy Days” and directed hit movies “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died on Tuesday, Variety reported.
(Reuters) – Frenzy gripped southern India yesterday, a day ahead of the release of Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth’s crime-drama film titled “Kabali.” Chennai, the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, buzzed with activity with men plastering life-size posters, depicting Rajinikanth’s character in the movie.
NEW YORK, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Groups working to battle AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean are the first winners of grants established by singer Elton John to end discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, the singer said.
(Reuters) – Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, known for both Bollywood hits and Qawwali, Sufi devotional music that dates back more than 700 years, is taking the two genres to Britain in August for three concerts.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Pop star Rihanna has cancelled a concert scheduled for Friday in Nice after a gunman in a truck ploughed into crowds marking Bastille Day in the southern coastal French city, killing at least 84 people.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The teenage daughter of one of India’s best known movie directors has had her first chart hit – with a song she wrote when just 11 years old.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The crew of the USS Enterprise are back for more space adventures in “Star Trek Beyond”, the latest episode in the film reboot of the popular science fiction series that marks its 50th birthday this year.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “The Secret Life of Pets” dominated the weekend box office, racking up a massive $103.2 million and launching the first new franchise of the summer.
(Reuters) – Veteran “Star Trek” actor George Takei may have been the inspiration to make fan favorite character Hikaru Sulu gay in the franchise’s new film, but he called the decision “really unfortunate,” media outlets reported on Friday.
(Reuters) – Three members of the Spice Girls hinted at a reunion as they released a video on Friday marking 20 years since their band’s debut single “Wannabe” stormed the charts worldwide.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The four lead actresses of the new Ghostbusters are out to prove that women can fight supernatural entities just as well as their male predecessors.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Hollywood star Matt Damon on Friday promised some “great action” in the highly-anticipated upcoming Jason Bourne film, citing fight scenes and a huge car chase as he reprises the role of the super spy.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Veteran “Star Trek” actor George Takei may have been the inspiration to make fan favorite character Hikaru Sulu gay in the franchise’s new film, but he called the decision “really unfortunate,” media outlets reported on Friday.
NORRISTOWN, Pa., (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied Bill Cosby’s latest bid to have the sexual assault charges against him thrown out, ruling that the 78-year-old comedian must stand trial in the case.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “Finding Dory” dominated the Independence Day box office, overcoming a trio of new releases to provide the weekend’s biggest fireworks.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Rapper Kanye West set tongues wagging on Monday with his latest music video that features nude portrayals of high profile celebrities including pop singer Taylor Swift, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump and comedian Bill Cosby.
MILAN, (Reuters) – Italian actor and filmmaker Bud Spencer died on Monday at age 86, national media reported.
(Barbados Nation) BASSETERRE – America rapper 50 Cent was arrested here early Sunday following his performance at the St Kitts Music Festival late Saturday.
MUMBAI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A new Bollywood film gives a rare glimpse into the exploitation and enslavement of women in India’s drug trade, highlighting how the stigma surrounding women drug users leaves them vulnerable to abuse.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Bollywood movie star Salman Khan ran afoul of a national women’s group, film critics and Twitter users today after saying that training sessions for his new film made him feel like a “raped woman”.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Family audiences turned out in droves over the weekend, propelling “Finding Dory” to a massive $136.2 million debut and establishing a new record for an animated film opening.
(Reuters) – Anton Yelchin, a 27-year-old actor best known for playing the character Chekov in two “Star Trek” movies, was killed early on Sunday when his car rolled and pinned him against a wall in his driveway, police said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Singer Cliff Richard, one of Britain’s best-known entertainers, will not face charges over alleged historical sex crimes because there is not enough evidence, prosecutors said today.
UNITED NATIONS, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change.