FILE PHOTO – World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 09/12/2017 – Actor Peter Mayhew. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (Reuters) – Peter Mayhew, the actor who played the furry co-pilot Chewbacca in several “Star Wars” movies, has died, his family said in a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) – As ‘Eurovision Song Contest 2019’ banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement. FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian boy looks on near a graffiti boycotting Israel in Bethlehem, in the Israeli-occupied West
FILE PHOTO: 91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., February 24, 2019 – Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok LONDON (Reuters) – Singer Joe Jonas married “Game of Thrones” actress Sophie Turner in a surprise wedding on Wednesday night, with pictures shared on social media showing the couple tying the
LONDON (Reuters) – Zac Efron, who won legions of female fans in the “High School Musical” films, takes on a more sinister role in crime drama “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile”, playing American serial killer Ted Bundy. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Zac Efron attends the premiere of “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” in
LONDON (Reuters) – Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com “Long Shot”, playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful politician and an unemployed dishevelled journalist. Seth Rogen (L) and Charlize Theron accept the CinemaCon Comedy Stars of the Year Award during the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony
SEOUL (Reuters) – Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone. Japanese Yuuka Hasumi, 17, and Ibuki Ito, 17,
Former U.S. President Barack Obama sits with former first lady Michelle Obama prior during the unveiling of their portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging slate of programming it will supply to
FILE PHOTO – The young Thai football team The Wild Boars who were rescued from Tham Luang cave in Thailand, are seen during the Opening Ceremony of The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 6, 2018. Jonathan Nackstrand for OIS/IOC/Handout via REUTERS BANGKOK (Reuters) – Netflix said on Tuesday it had secured the rights
LONDON (Reuters) – J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” stories were published. FILE PHOTO: 76th Golden Globe Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 6, 2019 – Nicholas Hoult. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fans around the globe packed movie theaters for the debut of “Avengers: Endgame” over the weekend, pushing total ticket sales for the Walt Disney Co superhero spectacle to a stunning $1.2 billion and crushing records in dozens of countries. An Avengers fan in costume arrives at the TCL Chinese Theatre in
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Marvel superhero spectacle “Avengers: Endgame” hauled in a record $60 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and distributor Walt Disney Co “cautiously” predicted an unprecedented $300 million weekend debut. That would smash the current opening-weekend domestic record of $258 million, set a year ago by predecessor “Avengers:
(Reuters) – State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country’s Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s ambivalence over the pact. FILE PHOTO – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro attends a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado Bolsonaro said on his campaign
LONDON (Reuters) – Irish rockers The Cranberries are saying goodbye with their final album released on Friday, a poignant tribute to lead singer Dolores O’Riordan who died last year. Members of The Cranberries, bassist Mike Hogan, drummer Fergal Lawler and guitarist Noel Hogan speak to Reuters during an interview in London, Britain, April 24, 2019.
FILE PHOTO: Taylor Swift poses upon arriving for the Time 100 Gala celebrating Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift on Friday released a cheerful pop duet called “ME!” along with a colorful video filled with pastel-drenched images
(Reuters) – Oscar winner Rami Malek will play the international villain who Daniel Craig’s James Bond must battle in the British spy franchise’s 25th film set for release next year, the producers announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Daniel Craig poses for photographers as he attends the world premiere of the new James Bond 007 film
(Reuters) – A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court. FILE PHOTO: Recording artist R. Kelly leaves the Cook County Criminal Courthouse after being acquitted of child pornography charges in