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'Dallas Buyers Club' director Jean-Marc Vallée dead at 58

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director and producer Jean-Marc Vallée, who won an Emmy for directing the hit HBO series “Big Little Lies” and whose 2013 drama “Dallas Buyers Club” earned multiple Oscar nomination...

Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampe...

After pandemic pullback, DJ Khaled shares his 'light show'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it’s time to release one of his maximalist albums, DJ Khaled turns a moment into an event. He posts Instagram videos showing recording sessions, silly dances and praise from th...

Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that comma...

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer...

'Don't shut up!' Film spotlights Filipino journalist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” ...

Hollywood evolves during pandemic with drive-in premiere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Franco says the drive-in premiere for his directorial debut was “perfect” but admittedly “a little weird.” The 35-year-old actor found himself at the center o...

Emotions run high in desert at Palm Springs awards gala

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Hollywood kicked off the year's compressed awards season with an emotional night in the desert. The Palm Springs International Film Festival's annual open...

Cavill: Door 'hasn't closed' on Superman, but 1st, 'Witcher'

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series "The Witcher," but he says the “door hasn't closed”on a return as Superman in the DC cinematic universe. ...

Kanye West premieres new 'Jesus Is King' film, album

INGLEWOOD, California (AP) — Kanye West has unveiled his "Jesus Is King" IMAX film, featuring a gospel choir performing at artist James Turrell's dramatic Roden Crater in the Arizona desert. It'll be ...

Kevin Smith crafts his 'real big cinematic gravestone'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years after "Clerks," Kevin Smith says he's crafted his "real big cinematic gravestone." The 49-year-old writer-director-actor said a major heart attac...

Wesley Snipes says he's moving on from 'Blade' character

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The news that another actor was cast as vampire hunter Blade came as a surprise to Wesley Snipes, who portrayed the character in three successful films, but he says he's moving on. ...

Dennis Rodman keeps finding new ways to surprise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Rodman keeps finding new ways to surprise. The 58-year-old former NBA star built his own personal brand of flamboyant individualism well before social media...

Huston not sorry for critical comments on De Niro and others

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anjelica Huston isn't apologizing after making pointed comments about some of her acting contemporaries and past relationships during press tour for "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabell...

Herzog says Gorbachev documentary has a 'subversive message'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Werner Herzog says there's a "subversive message" to his new documentary "Meeting Gorbachev": Talk to your geopolitical enemies. Herzog interviewed former Soviet U...