Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in “Lincoln” and “Gangs of New York.” Day-Lewis, 60, the only man to have won three best actor Oscars, gave no reason for his decision, calling it private.

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sex assault case but retrial planned

NORRISTOWN, Pa., (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge on Saturday declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case after the jury said it could not reach a verdict, but prosecutors vowed to retry the case and the disgraced entertainer still faces a slew of civil lawsuits.

Rehana Sultan: The trail-blazing actress Bollywood forgot

By Soutik Biswas BBC News, Mumbai (BBC) “I have seen so many naked men,” a young prostitute tells a hesitant client in a 1970 Bollywood film called Chetna, “that I hate clothed men now.” Rehana Sultan, a 20-year-old debutante fresh out of film school, is playing the role of the prostitute.

Filmmaker Michael Moore brings his political satire to Broadway

(Reuters) Provocative documentary maker Michael Moore is bringing politics to Broadway with a one-man show billed as “guaranteed to take audiences on a ride through the United States of Insanity.” Producers said yesterday that Moore, the Oscar-winning maker of thought-provoking films on guns, the war in Iraq and the US healthcare system, will make his Broadway debut in July with The Terms of My Surrender.