'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Curse of La Llorona" (yuh-ROH'-nuh) had only good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered...

Polanski asks court to restore his film academy membership

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled for misconduct last year. La...

For many 'Thrones' fans, season 8 is just the first ending

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devoted "Game of Thrones" fans who've watched and re-watched all 73 episodes of the HBO series, and read and reread all 4,000 pages of the books by George R.R. M...

Nipsey Hussle becomes face of downtown LA on day of memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's face was everywhere outside the Staples Center on Thursday, where a mood of festival and celebration stood in contrast to the somber memorial inside . ...

For many 'Thrones' fans, season 8 is just the first ending

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans who have watched all seven seasons of the show and read all five of the books by George R.R. Martin will finally get an ending when the eighth and final seaso...

Fire, ice and puberty: how 'Thrones' characters have grown

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Living in Westeros can really change a person. Those who survived the first seven seasons of "Game of Thrones" have seen their parents, children and even pets stabbed, disemboweled ...

Man suspected of shooting Nipsey Hussle charged with murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man suspected of killing Nipsey Hussle was charged Thursday with murder and two counts of attempted murder over an attack outside the rapper's South Los Angeles clothing store o...

Nipsey Hussle's suspected killer caught; charges, court loom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper's South Los Angeles clothing store. L...

'Shadows' sucks comedy from the everyday lives of vampires

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It isn't easy being immortal. The vampires in the new FX comedy "What We Do In The Shadows" have to handle housemates who don't clean up their bloody messes f...

Derulo reaches out to K-pop with 'Let's Shut Up & Dance'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Derulo is simultaneously looking ahead, looking back and looking across the ocean for his new project. In "Let's Shut Up & Dance," the pop singer collabo...

Huffman and Loughlin charges shatter actresses' clean images

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As an Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, Felicity Huffman has been known as one of Hollywood's more versatile actresses, as well as one-half of one of its more famous acting couples wit...

Arbitrator orders Fox to pay $179M in "Bones" profit dispute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arbitrator has ordered 21st Century Fox to pay $179 million in a dispute over profits with the stars of the long-running TV show "Bones," saying Fox executives engaged in "intent...

Michael Jackson brothers say accusers' film neglects facts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren't entirely su...

Oscar winners and losers party with champagne and statuettes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Stars loosened their ties, kicked off their heels and showed off their statuettes at Oscar night's epic Vanity Fair party. The annual affair held Sunday ...

Michael Jackson estate lawsuit sues HBO over documentary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson on Thursday sued HBO over a documentary about two men who accuse the late pop superstar of molesting them when they were boys, saying the film violates...