Entertainment News
Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri arrested for suspected drug possession: NHK11/16/2019 9:38:43 AM Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri, famous for her role in 2005 drama "1 Litre of Tears", has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, NHK reported on Saturday citing unnamed sources.
Taylor Swift wins some support in feud with old label, and lots of silence11/15/2019 11:49:46 PM Taylor Swift and her former record label traded barbed accusations on Friday about her rights to perform her old songs, winning support from singers like Selena Gomez and Sara Bareilles but silence from many of the big hitters in the music business.
'Joker' expected to cross $1 billion global box office milestone11/15/2019 8:36:36 PM Comic book movie "Joker" is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever to overcome the milestone.
Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe11/15/2019 6:56:35 PM Former pop-star Victoria Beckham knew she'd have to win over hard-to-impress fashion critics when she launched her first clothing line a decade ago, but the one-time Spice Girl said the industry was much harder to crack than she had ever imagined.
Award-winning film 'Atlantics' offers haunting take on life in Senegal11/15/2019 5:19:02 PM To capture the harsh reality of life in Senegal, film director Mati Diop chose young people she met at building sites, bars and in Dakar's poorer suburbs as the stars of 'Atlantics', a ghost story about migrants and those they leave behind.
New 'Star Wars' title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season11/15/2019 5:10:19 PM Electronic Arts Inc launched "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order" on Friday, garnering strong reviews for its flagship action-adventure series that is crucial to its holiday sales, after the videogame publisher shelved "NBA Live" game.
Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs11/15/2019 8:24:20 AM The creator of the children's song "Baby Shark," which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, where the tune did not quite catch on, with a brand new character featuring dinosaurs.
Netflix to change Nazi guard documentary after Polish complaint11/14/2019 9:54:52 PM Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside the borders of modern Poland, after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pressed the streaming and production company to act.
Robert De Niro to get lifetime achievement award from actor union11/14/2019 6:03:12 PM (Adds full name of labor union in paragraph two, fixes headline)
Pidgin perfect: Slang spreads message for Nigeria's 'opera queen'11/14/2019 3:43:53 PM Dressed in a bright red and blue robe and backed by a local band with an eclectic range of instruments, Helen Epega beats a steel drum as she declaims dramatically to an unseen audience.
'Mandalorian' creator Favreau teases more 'Star Wars' surprises11/14/2019 9:35:52 AM "The Mandalorian" creator Jon Favreau and cast members debuted the "Star Wars" series on Wednesday at a red-carpet event for fans and promised more surprises following the reveal of an unexpected new character in the first episode.
'The Crown' welcomes its new royals in Season 3 launch11/14/2019 9:01:16 AM Television fans welcomed a new queen on Wednesday as Olivia Colman and other stars of royal drama "The Crown" turned out for the world premiere of the Netflix show's third season.
Rare photographs capture Rolling Stones' humble beginnings11/14/2019 5:40:10 AM A series of rarely seen black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will go on display in east London this month.
A Minute With: Alicia Vikander, Wash Westmoreland on thriller 'Earthquake Bird'11/14/2019 5:05:58 AM Swedish-born Oscar winner Alicia Vikander performs in both English and Japanese in her new movie, thriller "Earthquake Bird", as she immerses herself in 1980s Tokyo.
Disney+ streaming exceeds expectations with 10 million sign-ups, shares surge11/13/2019 10:38:04 PM Walt Disney Co shares soared to a record high after the entertainment firm said its new streaming service, Disney+, had been met with "extraordinary consumer demand," reaching 10 million sign-ups in its first day.
Jay-Z, Iconix settle lawsuits over licensing, alleged fraud11/13/2019 9:26:15 PM Jay-Z and Iconix Brand Group Inc have settled a series of legal disputes arising from transactions between the rapper and the clothing licensing company dating back to 2007.
Self-taught violin maker from North Macedonia wins international fame11/13/2019 7:52:16 PM (In November 4 item, corrects paragraph 9 to say American Rachel Barton purchased violin but does not perform on it)
'Ford v Ferrari': racing and friendship 'told at 230 mph'11/13/2019 6:08:10 PM You don't need to be a motor racing fan to watch "Ford v Ferrari" because the battle to win is played out as much between the men making the cars as those behind the wheel.
Netherlands cuts speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution11/13/2019 1:02:07 PM The Netherlands will cut its nationwide speed limit to a maximum 100 km per hour (62 mph) as part of a package of emergency measures intended to reduce nitrogen pollution, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday.
Russell Crowe's property scorched by Australian bushfires11/13/2019 10:02:33 AM Bushfires raging across Australia's east coast destroyed two buildings on a rural property owned by Russell Crowe, the Oscar-winning actor said on Twitter on Wednesday.