Darren Aronofsky does not just want audiences to watch his new film “mother!” He wants to shake them up and leave them thinking about his genre-defying, surreal apocalyptic thriller.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carrie Fisher’s hand-annotated script for her “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” movie is expected to fetch up to $50,000 at an auction next month of her personal property. California auctioneers Profiles in History said on Thursday that the 158-page shooting script is marked and underlined in pencil by Fisher for […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A British queen, a group of nerdy kids, a defiant handmaiden and a heart-tugging trio of siblings vie for the top prize on Sunday when the Primetime Emmy Awards will crown the best in a booming era of television. The television industry, already disrupted by streaming platforms Netflix Inc and Amazon.com […]
A celebrity-packed, including George Clooney, Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey and Justin Bieber, telethon for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma raised some $44 million.
PISA, Italy (Reuters) – YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The two-armed robot, designed by Swiss firm ABB, made its debut at Pisa’s Verdi Theatre to mark the First International Festival of Robotics […]
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian comedian Rebel Wilson on Wednesday on Wednesday won A$4.6 million ($3.69 million) in damages after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles. The Supreme Court of Victoria ordered Bauer Media to pay Sydney-born […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A cadre of Hollywood celebrities gave passionate speeches, moving performances and hit the phones on Tuesday at a live televised telethon to raise funds for the survivors and victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Celebrities including George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hanks, Beyonce, Justin Bieber and Demi […]
TORONTO (Reuters) – “Darkest Hour,” a new film about Winston Churchill’s early days as Britain’s Prime Minister during World War Two, looks at the importance of leadership and prescience in turbulent times, said British actor Gary Oldman, who plays Churchill. Oldman, 59, one of Britain’s most versatile actors, said he was initially hesitant to take […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Patty Jenkins will return to direct the 2019 sequel to this year’s hit superhero movie “Wonder Woman,” film trade publications said on Monday, after she became the highest-grossing female director in Hollywood history. Jenkins, 46, will once again direct Israeli actress Gal Gadot as the titular superhero in “Wonder Woman 2,” […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Melissa McCarthy won an Emmy on Sunday for her spoofs of former White House spokesman Sean Spicer on “Saturday Night Live” in television sketches that went viral With slicked back hair and wearing ill-fitting suits, McCarthy played Spicer, whom she dubbed Spicey, as an enraged man who attacks the media, craves […]