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.
(Reuters) The Indian government dismissed the controversial chief of its movie censorship panel on Friday, following months of criticism from Bollywood film-makers and fellow panelists angered by attempts to sanitise art and popular culture.
CROPREDY, England, (Reuters) – Grammy award-winner Petula Clark sang her global hit “Down-town” about as far from “where the neon signs are pretty” as she could at the weekend — to thousands in a field in rural England.
(Reuters) – Bruce Springsteen is headed to Broadway for an eight-week solo theater run that he says will feature “just me, the guitar, the piano and the words and music.” “Springsteen on Broadway” will start Oct.
VANCOUVER, (Reuters) – “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds said yesterday that actors and crew were “heartbroken, shocked and devastated” at the death of a driver in a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver that went wrong.
(Reuters) – He’s had a Hollywood career that has spanned tending the bar at “Cheers” to fighting a futuristic war in “The Hunger Games”, while she won a Best Actress Oscar before turning 30.
LONDON, (Reuters) – So close to death was blues rocker Gregg Allman when he was making his final album, the cover photographer did not get to his Savannah, Georgia, house in time.
Glen Campbell (Reuters) – Singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, the “Rhinestone Cowboy” who went on a farewell tour to play hits such as “Wichita Lineman” and “Gentle on My Mind” before Alzheimer’s disease robbed him of talents, died yesterday at the age of 81.
NEW DELHI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Bollywood film star John Abraham called on Monday for governments, charities and the public to step up efforts to curb rising cases of human trafficking and modern day slavery saying the crime was “a serious threat to humanity”.
DENVER, (Reuters) – Taylor Swift sat quietly in a Denver courtroom as her lawyers picked jurors on Monday for a trial pitting the pop star against a Colorado radio personality she accuses of fondling her four years ago during a photo shoot.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actor Robert Pattinson, accustomed to luxury trailers and gourmet food, was reduced to taking a catnap in a dog cage on the set of his latest movie “Good Time,” a fast-paced nocturnal crime thriller set in New York City.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a representative for his family said on Monday.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Jeanne Moreau, the quintessential French actress whose mother was an English cabaret club dancer, has died at 89.