December 15, 2017

George Clooney once gave 14 of his friends US$1m each: Report

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15: Hollywood actor George Clooney once gifted US$1 million to each of his 14 closest friends, according to a TV report on Monday (Dec […]
December 15, 2017

‘It’s insane to me that it’s me’: The Last Jedi’s Kelly Marie Tran

SINGAPORE, Dec 15: The force is indeed strong with this one. When Vietnamese-American Kelly Marie Tran landed the role of Rose Tico, she officially became the […]
December 14, 2017

‘He was my monster’: Actress Salma Hayek alleges Harvey Weinstein misconduct

CHICAGO, Dec 14: Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek has joined the ranks of Hollywood women accusing movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, calling him a “monster” […]
December 14, 2017

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

CAIRO, Dec 14: An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday (Dec 12) for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared […]
December 14, 2017

Harry Potter in the sky? Bid to inspire young stargazers

LONDON, Dec 14: British astronomers have come up with a new set of constellations inspired by modern-day figures such as Harry Potter and Usain Bolt in […]
December 14, 2017

Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up

NEW YORK, Dec 14: Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday (Dec 13) amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were […]
December 13, 2017

Princes William and Harry attend ‘Star Wars’ London premiere

LONDON, Dec 13: Princes William and Harry attended the European premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” on Tuesday (Dec 12), joining the all-star cast in […]
December 13, 2017

Adorable or deplorable? Porgs stir debate in ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

LOS ANGELES, Dec 13: Furry, wide-eyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the “Star Wars” galaxy, and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be […]
December 12, 2017

Indian cricketer Kohli, Bollywood’s Sharma marry in Italy

MUMBAI, Dec 12: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma got married in Italy on Monday (Dec 11), they said in a statement, ending […]
December 12, 2017

U2 knocks Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ off Billboard top spot

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12: U2 knocked Taylor Swift off her perch at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart with its new release “Songs of […]
December 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia lifts cinema ban, directors and movie chains rejoice

RIYADH, Dec 12: Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year-old ban on cinemas on Monday, prompting celebrations from film fans, directors and movie chains eyeing the last untapped […]
December 12, 2017

Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12: Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott’s scramble to reshoot […]
December 12, 2017

Key film nominees for the 2018 Golden Globe awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12: Nominations were announced on Monday for the 2018 Golden Globe awards for movies and television. The Golden Globes, organized by the Hollywood […]
December 11, 2017

Celebrities express support for bullied US boy after emotional video

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11: Several celebrities have reached out to Keaton Jones, a young Tennessee boy whose video questioning why bullies are mean, offering messages of […]
December 11, 2017

Sexual assault case against airline passenger for allegedly molesting Bollywood actress

MUMBAI, Dec 11: Police have filed a sexual assault case against an airline passenger after a 17-year-old Bollywood actress said the male passenger had molested her […]
December 11, 2017

Box Office: ‘Coco’ wins as ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ waits in the wings

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – With anticipation building for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Disney-Pixar’s animated comedy “Coco” handily won its third straight crown at a moderate […]
December 11, 2017

Former British celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies in prison

LONDON, Dec 11: Britain’s best-known publicist, Max Clifford, died on Sunday after collapsing in prison, where he was serving an eight-year sentence for indecently assaulting teenage […]
December 10, 2017

The hype reawakens: ‘Star Wars’ stages ‘Last Jedi’ premiere

LOS ANGELES, Dec 10: The trailers have dropped, the frantic media tours have concluded and the phony war is over: Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally […]