January 15, 2022 By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Alec Baldwin has handed over his cellphone to investigators who are looking into the fatal shooting on the New Mexico set of the film “Rust” in October, his attorney and a law enforcement official said on Friday. A search warrant for Baldwin’s iPhone was […]

January 14, 2022 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Backed by silky synthesizers and down-tempo electronic beats, South African singer Msaki’s new Afropop album revisits the 2012 killing by police of dozens of striking mine workers that she says inspired her to protest against social injustice. Singing in her Xhosa mother tongue, Msaki’s lilting voice aims to capture […]

January 14, 2022 (Reuters) – UK’s Cineworld said on Friday its box office sales recovered in December to nearly 90% of pre-pandemic levels, helped by the success of Marvel superhero film “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, sending its shares 3% higher in early trade. The world’s second-largest theatre operator said its cash flow turned positive in […]

January 13, 2022 By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – The man depicted as a naked baby on Nirvana’s 1991 album “Nevermind” has revived his lawsuit accusing the band of sexually exploiting him, after a U.S. judge dismissed an earlier version of the case. Spencer Elden, the plaintiff, maintained in an amended complaint filed on Wednesday in […]

January 13, 2022 By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Denzel Washington portrays one of William Shakespeare’s most famous characters in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”, a new adaptation of the 400-year-old play the Oscar winning actor says he had never seen staged before. The Hollywood star plays the titular role in Joel Coen’s black and […]

January 12, 2022 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were announced on Wednesday for the best performances in film and television in 2021. The winners will be announced at a televised ceremony on Feb. 27. BEST MOVIE CAST “Belfast” “Coda” “Don’t Look Up” “House of Gucci” “King Richard” BEST […]

January 12, 2022 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Fashion family drama “House of Gucci” and dark Western “The Power of the Dog” led the field of film contenders announced Wednesday for Hollywood’s Screen Actors Guild awards, landing three nominations each. “House of Gucci” was nominated for the group’s top prize of best movie cast. It will compete […]

January 12, 2022 BERLIN (Reuters) – The Berlin Film Festival will go ahead in person next month but will use only half the available seating capacity and require attendees to adhere to strict COVID-19 protocols, organisers said on Wednesday. With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreading fast in Germany, the organisers of the Berlinale, […]

January 12, 2022 By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc was sued on Tuesday by a smaller rival that accused it of violating federal antitrust law by monopolizing the professional wrestling market. MLW Media LLC accused WWE and its Chief Executive Vince McMahon of threatening content partners for doing business with MLW, to […]

January 12, 2022 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. are facing a lawsuit alleging the celebrities misled investors in their promotion of a cryptocurrency token. The lawsuit, filed Jan. 7 in Los Angeles federal court, claims the celebrities touted tokens sold by EthereumMax, or EMAX, in […]

Current track