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Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan in new 'Star Wars' streaming TV series8/25/2019 9:09:12 AM Ewan McGregor will reprise his "Star Wars" role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in a series for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, the actor announced to fans of the beloved movie franchise on Friday.
'Star Wars,' 'Frozen,' Marvel, Mulan show fans the force is with Disney8/24/2019 11:41:38 PM "Star Wars" actors teased an epic sendoff, the cast of "Frozen" sang, and action movie star Dwayne Johnson rolled out in a river boat as Walt Disney Co promoted its upcoming film slate to devoted fans on Saturday.
Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them8/23/2019 8:55:15 PM The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet after the band.
Special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case: judge8/23/2019 5:07:14 PM A judge in Chicago on Friday named a special prosecutor to probe the case involving former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have ruled a hoax.
Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert8/23/2019 9:28:54 AM At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said.
Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial8/23/2019 1:41:38 AM Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday.
Twerking hillbilly? Yes. Cheater and liar? No, says Miley Cyrus8/22/2019 9:03:16 PM Pop star Miley Cyrus on Thursday said she was no angel, but angrily denied rumors she had cheated on her estranged husband, actor Liam Hemsworth.
Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival8/22/2019 7:57:52 PM A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee.
Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy8/22/2019 7:36:41 PM A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or estate, intended to defend and promote the legacy of the controversial entertainer.
Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America8/22/2019 5:18:14 PM Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s.
Amazon's 'Carnival Row' mixes crime thriller, love story, fantasy8/22/2019 9:40:05 AM Amazon.com Inc's next original series will take viewers to "Carnival Row," a lavish Victorian-era fantasy world where mythical creatures are forced from their homeland and must live uneasily alongside humans.
Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with 'American Factory'8/22/2019 12:47:49 AM Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely.
Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion 'rebel,' dies at 668/21/2019 11:03:06 PM Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as "the rebel of the accordion" for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, died on Wednesday of a heart attack in his hometown of Monterrey, his record label La Tuna Records said.
Hollywood actor Tim Roth says rise of populism hurt British politics8/21/2019 6:18:20 PM Hollywood star Tim Roth, who launched his acting career playing a racist skinhead in 1980s Britain, said on Wednesday that the "odium of populism" had led to a deterioration in British politics and beyond.
Dwayne Johnson leads Forbes list of highest-paid actors8/21/2019 5:03:40 PM Action movie hero Dwayne Johnson, star of the "Jumanji" and "Fast and Furious" franchises, topped the annual list of the world's highest-paid actors, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday.
Two injured as gunmen ambush French rapper Booba's video shoot8/21/2019 1:04:31 PM At least two people were injured after gunmen ambushed a video shoot involving French rapper Booba, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest incidence of violence marring the suburbs of Paris.
James Bond movie gets a title - 'No Time to Die'8/20/2019 5:06:33 PM The new James Bond film finally has a title - "No Time to Die" - and an April 2020 release date, producers announced on Tuesday.
Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves8/20/2019 3:37:49 PM A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict.
Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences8/19/2019 2:23:32 PM For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge.
Box office: 'Good Boys' leads crowded weekend with $21 million8/18/2019 6:58:03 PM LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The Bean Bag Boys, the self-appointed nickname for the trio of best friends in Universal's "Good Boys," are conquering much more than sixth grade. They are also leading the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and collecting $21 million on opening weekend.