(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.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – “Hamilton”, the pop culture phenomenon based on U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, swept the Tonys on Sunday, winning 11 of Broadway’s top awards including best musical, best actor, best direction and best score and book for creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
(Reuters) – Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing a policeman on the TV drama “The Shield,” was sentenced yesterday to 40 years to life for shooting his wife dead in front of the couple’s two children at their Los Angeles home, a court official said.
MUMBAI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Bollywood star Anil Kapoor today kick-started a campaign to highlight the plight of millions of children in India who are forced into work, adding that he hoped his celebrity status would influence and inspire others to stamp out the practice.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Dressed in Hogwarts robes and waving wands, eager fans got a first glimpse of the next instalment in the Harry Potter saga, giving a new London stage production glowing reviews.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” debuted to a disappointing $35.3 million over the weekend, becoming the latest sequel this year to fall short of expectations.
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, launched a campaign today to highlight the fate of child refugees in Europe with the release of a new single and plans for a one-off charity concert.
(Reuters) – Tests show music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an overdose of opioid painkillers, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing a law enforcement official.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actor Michael Jace, best known for his role as a policeman on the TV drama “The Shield,” was convicted by a jury on Tuesday of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his wife in 2014 in front of the couple’s two children at their Los Angeles home.
(Reuters) – The actor known for playing the character “Screech” in the 1990s U.S.
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.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Films about Hollywood often harken the glamour, glitz and golden age of cinema, but “The Nice Guys,” gives a very different sheen to Los Angeles in the late 1970s.
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, (Variety.com) – Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” remains dominant at U.S.
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.