(Reuters) – Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” and then as a fledgling feminist on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died on Wednesday at the age of 80, a representative said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Romantic musical “La La Land” became the movie to beat at the Academy Awards after earning 14 nominations yesterday in a diverse list that silenced the #OscarsSoWhite controversy of the last two years.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted Bollywood movie star Salman Khan of possessing an unlicensed weapon nearly two decades ago, ending a case that threatened to derail the career of one of the country’s biggest actors.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress Priyanka Chopra is resting at home after a “minor incident” on the set of her ABC show “Quantico,” the network said Friday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A comic film about Michael Jackson was dropped by British makers on Friday after the daughter of the late American pop star described the episode, which casts a white actor to play her father, as vomit-inducing.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., (Reuters) – “La La Land” danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday on a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – China’s movie-goers embraced big-screen superheroes, cartoon animals and a video game-turned-action flick in 2016, adding $1.8 billion in ticket sales to Hollywood’s 20 highest-grossing films of the year.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, who successfully straddled movie careers in Bollywood and the West, died today in Mumbai.
(Trinidad Guardian) With live singing, a music truck and thousands of fans, family members and artistes in attendance, the funeral service for chutney icon Anand Yankarran resembled one of the massive chutney shows he participated in during the height of his career.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The death of actor Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” set off waves of remembrance among fans – but also speculation over her character’s return in yet-to-be-filmed episodes.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Stage, screen and television actress Viola Davis yesterday received the 2,596th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Young Indian film star Sunny Pawar of the biographical drama “Lion” appears to have caught the acting bug.
(Reuters) – Independent films, diversity and the tussle between escapism or realism mark Hollywood’s 2017 awards season, which swings into high gear on Sunday with the Golden Globes ceremony.
(Trinidad Express) There will be a musical send-off for chutney icon Anand Yankarran, who died on Monday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Tributes poured in yesterday, as the news of the death local Chutney singer, Anand Yankarran was announced.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer Mariah Carey shrugged off a botched New Year’s Eve show in New York’s Times Square, telling fans and critics on Sunday that life does not always go as planned.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – A joint memorial service and side-by-side burial are being planned for mother-and-daughter Hollywood stars Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died a day apart earlier this week in Los Angeles, the family said on Friday.
(Reuters) – – Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who sang and danced her way into the hearts of millions of moviegoers around the world in musicals like “Singin’ in the Rain,” died yesterday at age 84, her son said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Debbie Reynolds, a leading lady in Hollywood musicals and comedies in the 1950s and 1960s, including “Singin’ in the Rain,” died on Wednesday, her son said, just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Madonna, Elton John and Paul McCartney paid tribute on Monday to British pop idol George Michael, who has died age 53 after a career of soulful ballads and dance songs that provided a soundtrack to much of the 1980s and 1990s.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction before going on to tell her story as a best-selling author, died yesterday aged 60, her family said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday aged 60, her daughter said through a family spokesman.
LONDON,(Reuters) – British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham!
(Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamour and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died yesterday, Variety and other media outlets reported, She was 99.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “La La Land,” an ambitious musical about two dreamers falling in love in Hollywood, and the intimate coming of age drama “Moonlight” led nominations for the Golden Globes on Monday, underscoring their front-runner status in the long road to the Oscars.
(Reuters) If the Oscars turn out to be “so white” again next year, it will not be for a lack of candidates.
(Hindustan Times) Apart from her charismatic political journey, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who died on December 5, carved an enviable career for herself in Kollywood.
(Reuters) Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood’s most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office.
(Reuters) – Rapper Kanye West abruptly canceled the remainder of his tour on Monday, citing exhaustion, following a week of no-shows, curtailed concerts and rants about politics.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat and her partner were assaulted in Paris last week, AFP and other media reported today, just over a month after U.S reality TV star Kim Kardashian was attacked and robbed in the French capital.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Just when you thought the world of Harry Potter couldn’t get any darker, along comes a bleak-as-soot spin-off that makes the earlier series look like kids’ stuff.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Whatever Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is cooking these days is piping hot.
(Reuters) – Robert Redford says he is planning on retiring from acting soon to focus on directing and on his first love – art.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Robert Vaughn, best known for playing the suave Napoleon Solo in 1960s television spy series, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” and the last surviving actor from the original “Magnificent Seven” movie, died on Friday from leukemia, his manager said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Leonard Cohen, rock music’s man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical and popular acclaim, has died at age 82, a statement on his Facebook page said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Meryl Streep, regarded as the finest actress of her generation, will get the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award at the annual ceremony in January, organizers announced on Thursday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – After more than five-decades in Hollywood, Oscar-winning director Warren Beatty was honoured by The Museum of the Moving Image in New York on Wednesday ahead of his first film in 15 years.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress Tippi Hedren graphically chronicles in a new memoir incidents in which she says she was sexually assaulted and harassed by famed British director Alfred Hitchcock during her star turns in “The Birds” and “Marnie.” “Tippi,” which goes on sale on Tuesday, documents Hedren’s rise from fashion model to movie star and “Hitchcock blonde” after the director spotted her in a commercial and cast her in the lead of the 1963 thriller “The Birds.” The book by Hedren, mother of actress Melanie Griffith and grandmother to “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson, offers a rare, first-person account of the rotund “master of suspense” that contrasts sharply with Hitchcock’s public image as a mild-mannered, self-effacing English gentleman.
NORRISTOWN, Pa., (Reuters) – Bill Cosby yesterday renewed his attempt to have sexual assault charges against him thrown out, with the comedian’s lawyers arguing in a Pennsylvania court that an 11-year gap between the incident and Cosby’s arrest had violated his rights.
TAIPEI, (Reuters) – Oscar-winning director Ang Lee brought his latest movie “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” to his native Taiwan on Wednesday, a war drama the filmmaker has sought to turn into a strikingly immersive experience.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress Tippi Hedren graphically chronicles in a new memoir incidents in which she says she was sexually assaulted and harassed by famed British director Alfred Hitchcock during her star turns in “The Birds” and “Marnie.” “Tippi,” which goes on sale on Tuesday, documents Hedren’s rise from fashion model to movie star and “Hitchcock blonde” after the director spotted her in a commercial and cast her in the lead of the 1963 thriller “The Birds.” Tippi Hedren The book by Hedren, mother of actress Melanie Griffith and grandmother to “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson, offers a rare, first-person account of the rotund “master of suspense” that contrasts sharply with Hitchcock’s public image as a mild-mannered, self-effacing English gentleman.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Comedian Bill Murray was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at a star-studded Kennedy Center ceremony on Sunday, with friends and fellow actors praising him for the joy he has brought to audiences worldwide.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Grammy-winning rapper Coolio pleaded guilty yesterday to unlawful firearm possession for carrying a loaded pistol in a backpack into Los Angeles International Airport last month and was sentenced to three years of probation, prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British actor Hugh Laurie, best known for playing a cantankerous doctor in the TV series ‘House’, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Swedish pop group ABBA is set to reunite for a “new digital experience” in 2018, more than 30 years after their last public performance together, it was announced today.
(Trinidad Guardian) Soca superstar Machel Montano says a story circulating online that he was arrested at the John F Kennedy Airport in New York in relation to a drug seizure is completely fake.
(BBC) Top Bollywood director Karan Johar promised to not to work with Pakistani actors in the future after a right-wing group threatened to attack cinemas screening his latest movie starring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Slain rapper Tupac Shakur, pop star Janet Jackson and protest singer Joan Baez were among 19 musicians nominated on Tuesday for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Popular Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra on Monday apologised for a glossy travel magazine cover after it sparked outrage with social media users accusing her of insensitivity towards refugees and migrants.
(Reuters) – Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday yesterday by announcing that his first album of new music in 38 years would be released next year.