LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “Blade Runner 2049” is heading for a downbeat $31.5 million opening weekend at 4,058 sites in North America.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of “The Remains of the Day”, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of “exquisite” novels that the award body said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein yesterday threatened to sue the New York Times after it reported that he had been the target of sexual harassment complaints.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Aamir Khan, the Bollywood superstar with a conscience, says his next movie about a small town teenage girl who uses the Internet to become a singing sensation will be much bigger than his last film, which was India’s highest grossing ever.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Life has been tough for Shania Twain in the past decade, but the Canadian country-pop artist who ruled the charts in the late 1990s is hitting a high note again in her career.
MUMBAI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An elderly woman seeks a Mills & Boon romance with her swimming coach in Hindi film, ‘Lipstick Under My Burqa’, that battled the Indian censors ahead of its release in theatres last month and is now going strong on streaming service Amazon Prime.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Emmy-winning comedic actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus said on Thursday that she was battling breast cancer and highlighted the case for universal healthcare.
Colin Firth‘Loving’ premiere, 69th Cannes Film Festival, France – 16 May 2016 ROME, (Reuters) – British actor Colin Firth, who has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy’s Interior Ministry said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show “Saturday Night Live” won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Satirical sketch show “Saturday Night Live’ took the Emmys by storm yesterday, winning three early awards in a ceremony marked by multiple jabs at U.S.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – A documentary about the life of renowned guitarist Eric Clapton does not attempt to whitewash over the darker side of the hard-drinking musician’s life, even though it is directed by his longtime friend, filmmaker Lili Fini Zanuck said Monday.
Harry Dean Stanton (Reuters) – Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – A disastrous domestic summer box office is ending on a low note.
VENICE, (Reuters) – Music video “Thriller” was not the product of a brilliant idea but was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday.
VENICE, (Reuters) – Jane Fonda wishes the sex scene in her new movie with Robert Redford lasted longer, the 79-year-old American actress said as their latest screen collaboration “Our Souls at Night” premiered at the Venice film festival on Friday.
VENICE, (Reuters) – John Wayne was the inspiration for Frances McDormand’s portrayal of an angel of vengeance in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”, the American said ahead of the movie’s premiere at the Venice film festival on Monday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Marvel and DC Comics superheroes may be battling for box office domination, but on the small screen, a little known blue superhero is offering up a satirical take on larger-than-life crusaders for justice.
LOS ANGELES, Reuters) – Morgan Freeman, the versatile actor known for playing gods, presidents and pimps, will be honored with the 2017 lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) at its annual ceremony in January.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Mark Wahlberg soared to the top of the world’s highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a huge disparity between male and female Hollywood stars.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actor George Clooney and his humanitarian lawyer wife, Amal Clooney, have donated $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a U.S.
Jerry Lewis LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died today of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said.
DENVER, (Reuters) – Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality yesterday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by groping her bare bottom, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.