Gretchen Carlson wants to speak freely about Fox News tenure

NEW YORK (AP) — When Gretchen Carlson heard that NBC News was considering letting people out of their non-disclosure agreements involving alleged sexual misconduct at the network, she couldn't help bu...

Ellen Burstyn talks women in film, Pacino interview, #MeToo

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen Burstyn hoped her Oscar-winning performance in the 1974 film in "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" would lead to more Hollywood stories told from a woman's perspective. ...

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' made sense after book, play

NEW YORK (AP) — "Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years. He shared his darkest secrets in the memoir "...

Banderas drew on his heart attack for emotions in new film

TORONTO (AP) — Antonio Banderas says his emotional state from having a heart attack a few years ago influenced his award-winning performance in the Pedro Almodóvar film, "Pain and Glory." ...

Eddie Redmayne happy to reunite with Felicity Jones

TORONTO (AP) — As soon as Eddie Redmayne read the script for "The Aeronauts," he knew whom his co-star should be: His "Theory of Everything" co-star Felicity Jones. "I read it . with...

As Pam Grier celebrates 70, she finds peace of the grid

NEW YORK (AP) — Pam Grier's role as the owner of a hardware store in rural Nebraska in the ABC sitcom "Bless This Mess" isn't a complete departure. The film legend lives in rural Colorado and has spen...

ESPN takes a gulp of competitive eater Kobayashi in new film

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies, pizza, hot dogs, even cow brains. If it can be eaten, chances are Takeru Kobayashi holds the world record for eating it. The 41-year-old competitive eater h...

Viola Davis determined to go above and beyond on diversity

NEW YORK (AP) — When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: Normalize people of color on screen...

Nik Wallenda worries for his sister ahead of latest stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — As Nik Wallenda prepares to walk a wire 25 stories above New York's Times Square, he admits he's a little uneasy. And for good reason: His sister, Lijana, will join him for the first t...

Tessa Thompson is OK with the 'Men in Black' title, for now

NEW YORK (AP) — The "Men in Black" franchise has a new recruit who isn't a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now. Joined by...

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland Troubles

NEW YORK (AP) — Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland's Troubles in "The Ferryman," which has received nine Tony nominations. Butterworth admits he was both compelled and reluctan...

The cast of Broadway's 'Ain't Too Proud' very proud of show

NEW YORK (AP) — For Jeremy Pope, the idea of playing one of The Temptations was a daunting proposition. Thankfully, he got some advice and help from an original Temptation. During re...

Jeff Daniels: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is role of a lifetime

NEW YORK (AP) — Early in the morning on a two-show day on Broadway, Jeff Daniels reluctantly talks about his Tony Award nomination. He doesn't want to get his hopes up, so he prefers...

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver was home alone doing the dishes when his agent called with the news that he'd just received a Tony Award nomination. But since his wife was out of town, there was no one to...

'Beetlejuice' stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the irreverent musical "Beetlejuice" played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — some grosser than others. ...