LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" performed even better than expected in its second weekend in theaters, adding $90.4 million to its North American grosses, which now tally at $319 million.
NEW YORK (AP) — The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street's famed "Charging Bull" through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday, the mayor said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Viacom Inc. named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures, turning to the former Fox chief to revive the flagging movie studio.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, "More Life," has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America.
NEW YORK (AP) — George Lucas has given another $10 million to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to fund the student diversity program he helped establish.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad."
NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has famously declared himself "not a big media press access person," isn't alone in President Donald Trump's Cabinet. But it's too early to call him a trendsetter, either.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania objected Monday to defense efforts to prescreen as many as 2,000 potential jurors.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Leonardo da Vinci's unfinished masterpiece "Adoration of the Magi" has emerged from a six-year restoration cleaner, brighter and with a depth that hasn't been seen for centuries.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.
BERLIN (AP) — Thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast of "American Horror Story" is opening up about rumors of a season of the series centered on President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK (AP) — Learning and keeping secret that your parents are Russian spies would be a lot for any teenager to handle. That's been the heavy burden for Paige Jennings on FX's Cold War-era thriller "The Americans."
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has joined NBC News as an analyst, making his debut Monday on the "Today" show.
NEW YORK (AP) — At a press event celebrating his return to Broadway, Kevin Kline wanted to be crystal clear on one topic: He's not having a midlife crisis. He's PLAYING someone who's having a midlife crisis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.
MILAN (AP) — Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth.
NEW YORK (AP) — Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America — this time as a coach of a bird.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial honoring late actress Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart in December. (all times local):
BOSTON (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording rele…
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump went old school on Friday, calling reporters from The Washington Post and The New York Times to announce that he had ordered a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare pulled from consideration in the House when it became clear there weren't enough votes fo…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have cuffed a man charged with stealing Grammy winner John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cufflinks from an airport luggage cart in New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Manilow is adding his legendary voice to a concert series in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A melee broke out Friday at a hearing for a pair charged in the deaths of two men found in a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey."
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story March 23 about a protest at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of the demonstration. Artist Parker Bright spent two days standing in front of a painting of lynching victim Emmett Till, not several days over a week.
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films.
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Arrangement" may remind viewers of rumors about the effect of Scientology on the marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.
SAO PAULO (AP) — When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural — 70 works of street art stretching for more than 3 miles (5 kilometers) along a boulevard connecting a well-to-do district with the city center.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you've ever binged on a box of doughnuts — yep, the whole blessed thing — ballerina Misty Copeland can relate. She's done it too, lots.
Scarlett feels "icky" talking personally about the gender pay gap as she doesn't feel she can because she is the highest grossing actress in the industry.
'Love Actually' finally got its hotly-anticipated sequel on Friday evening (03.24.17), with the cast of the iconic 2003 Richard Curtis film reuniting to raise money for Comic Relief.
British director Rupert Sanders was full of praise of Scarlett Johansson for taking on the difficult part of a human robot in 'Ghost in the Shell'.
Charlie Hunnam has revealed how he came close to death whilst filming 'The Lost City of Z' when a highly poisonous scorpion crawled up his arm as he was filming on location in Colombia.
Disney CEO's Bob Iger has confirmed Carrie Fisher's final scenes in the future 'Star Wars' movies will not change despite her tragic death in December last year.
Dwayne Johnson has praised film producer Beau Flynn as "one of the most successful" filmmakers in America in a heartfelt post on social media to celebrate the producer's birthday.
In the same week that Congress has tasked NASA with staging a manned mission to Mars by the 2030s comes "Life," a new movie that screams "Whatever you do, do not go to Mars!"
The Oscar winner for best foreign film, a screening of "The Outsiders" and a double-feature memorial celebrating the life of Tulsa World columnist Jay Cronley are highlights of this week's art-house cinema events.
“If it weren’t for my horse, I wouldn’t have spent that year in college,” says Lewis Black’s in his 1998 Comedy Central Presents stand-up comedy special, referring to a comment he overheard a young girl say at a Los Angeles diner. He goes on, “I’ll repeat that. I’ll repeat that because that’s the kind of sentence when you hear it, your brain comes to a screeching halt. And the left hand side of the brain looks at the right hand side of the brain and goes, ‘It’s dark in here. And we may die.’”
Beauty and the Beast is back in theaters (see Erin Shelley’s on page 10 of this issue) 26 years after Disney broke some new ground in traditional animation, becoming the first animated film to be nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award. The 1991 version was almost universally lauded by critics and is considered one of Disney’s most classic films. So why mess with success?
'Big Little Lies' star Laura Dern is being eyed to appear with Kristen Stewart in the forthcoming biopic 'JT Leroy' about the socialite who tricked the rich and famous into believing she was a transgender male.
Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal says there is a piece of his late grandfather, surgeon Samuel Achs, in his performance as Dr. David Jordan in new sci-fi thriller 'Life'.
Hollywood beauties Denise Richards and Mischa Barton are teaming up to star in supernatural thriller 'The Toybox' which is being made by the same team behind 2016 horror movie 'Clown Town'.
A sci-fi flick that looks a lot like "Alien" and an R-rated update of the TV show in which Erik Estrada wore too-tight uniforms highlight the new movies this weekend.
Watch the new teaser trailer for Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Ilfenesh Hadera and Jon Bass. Baywatch is coming to theatres May 26, 2017!
Legendary movie producer Ivan Reitman has confirmed there will be further movies in the 'Ghostbusters' franchise including a live-action adaptation and animated film.
Producer David Ellison has revealed that the future of the 'Terminator' franchise has been resolved, after speculation suggested no more movies would be made.
Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter named Jack (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Paul offers Jack a…
Ronan Keating has admitted that he repeatedly "welled up" when filming the many emotional scenes in his movie 'Another Mother's Son', which is set during World War II.
Robert Downey Jr. is set to portray Doctor Dolittle in new film 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle' which is based on the famous Hugh Lofting character.
Hollywood icon Tom Cruise has been "training for a year" for his role in 'Mission: Impossible 6', according to producer David Ellison.