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Singer R. Kelly faces bail hearing over sex trafficking allegations7/16/2019 10:11:27 AM U.S. R&B singer R. Kelly faces a bail hearing on Tuesday over federal charges that he ran a racketeering scheme trafficking women and girls for sex.
Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire7/16/2019 10:07:33 AM Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system.
Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King'7/16/2019 9:41:05 AM Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time.
Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why'7/16/2019 7:45:06 AM Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene depicting a youth suicide from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday.
Troubled Woodstock 50 festival bids for 'great American comeback'7/15/2019 7:33:28 PM The organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are making a last ditch attempt to save the event next month, pledging jobs and donations to community projects in a bid to win support from residents in a small town in upstate New York.
Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' crushes 'crawl,' 'stuber'7/15/2019 5:56:48 AM LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases, Paramount's gator thriller "Crawl" and Disney's R-rated comedy "Stuber."
Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs7/12/2019 8:12:34 PM Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control and buying their silence.
In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having'7/12/2019 8:05:22 PM In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally," actor Meg Ryan's loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history.
New 'Lion King' movie lands with a critical whimper7/11/2019 7:01:53 PM The much-anticipated new version of animated movie classic "The Lion King" landed with a whimper rather than a roar on Thursday with critics hailing it as visually impressive but tame in terms of character and storytelling.
Ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein gets approval for new lawyers in rape case7/11/2019 3:19:01 PM Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein got approval from a New York judge to hire a new legal team two months before his scheduled rape trial.
Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio7/11/2019 1:44:11 PM Firefighters were tackling a blaze on Thursday at Warner Bros studios north of London, where the Harry Potter films were shot
Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity7/11/2019 9:16:33 AM Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West.
Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert ticket prices7/11/2019 2:07:52 AM Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of tricking tens of thousands of people into buying tickets for concerts, shows and other live events that they never owned.
Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man7/10/2019 3:12:32 PM A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the veteran star refused to take a DNA test.
Rip Torn, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, known as a trouble-maker, dies at 887/10/2019 1:42:43 PM Emmy winner Rip Torn, whose tempestuous nature made him a compelling character actor on the screen and stage but sometimes caused him trouble on the set and in private life, died on Tuesday at the age of 88, media reports said.
Jay-Z goes into the marijuana business7/10/2019 12:13:02 PM Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.
Beyonce leads red carpet stars as 'The Lion King' roars back to life7/10/2019 11:35:26 AM Beyonce led the stars behind the voices of "The Lion King" down the red carpet on Tuesday at the world premiere of the remake of the 1994 Disney movie which uses computer-generated imagery to bring a realistic look to Pride Rock.
Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 877/10/2019 6:07:38 AM Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office said.
Chinese movie-ticketing leader Maoyan says to boost film investment, Tencent partnership7/10/2019 4:32:14 AM Maoyan Entertainment , China's leading movie-ticketing platform, said it would boost investment in the domestic film industry and deepen its partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd , as it works to halt a downturn at cinemas.
Woodstock 50 organizers still hopeful despite second venue setback7/10/2019 1:17:20 AM The organizers of the beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival said on Tuesday they still hoped to get a permit for the event due to take place next month despite being turned down at a second site.