Entertainment

(Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of its film and television assets to Walt Disney Co, which would gain new programming and expand its international reach, CNBC reported on Monday. The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios building is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” is heading for a stellar opening weekend with $121 million at 4,080 North American locations — the fourth best launch of 2017. World Premiere of “Thor: Ragnarok” – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 11/10/2017 – Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The third Thor movie is also putting an emphatic
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Country Music Association (CMA) on Friday reversed a ban on journalists asking questions at its annual awards show about last month’s Las Vegas mass shooting, hours after singer Brad Paisley criticized the rules as “ridiculous.” 11TH Annual ACM Honors – Show – Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., 23/08/2017 – Brad Paisley performs
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LONDON (Reuters) – Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the ‘Queen of Crime,’ is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express,” directed by Kenneth Brannagh. Starring Brannagh as eccentric detective Hercule Poirot, the film premiered in London on Thursday and features a star-studded cast, including
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is seeking unspecified treatment, according to his representatives, following allegations of sexual misconduct that have forced a halt in production of his Netflix show “House of Cards” and a social media backlash. FILE PHOTO: 71st Tony Awards – Arrivals – New York City, U.S., 11/06/2017 – Actor
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The 600 asylum seekers barricaded inside an abandoned detention center in Papua New Guinea without food or running water are Australia’s “shame”, Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe said on Thursday, offering to house six of the detainees. FILE PHOTO: Actor Russell Crowe speaks at the 30th annual American Cinematheque Award ceremony in Beverly
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LONDON (Reuters) – British police are looking into allegations of sexual assault against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein from seven women, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Harvey Weinstein during London Fashion Week, February 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris The BBC said officers were investigating incidents reported to have taken place between the 1980s and 2015 in London
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PARIS (Reuters) – Protesters have disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Feminist protesters gather outside the Cinematheque Francaise to demonstrate upon the appearance of director Roman Polanski at an event organised by Cinematheque Francaise in Paris, France, October 30, 2017.
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