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Report: Ellen DeGeneres to end her TV talk show next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is calling time on her long-running talk show, according to reports. The daytime host, who has seen a ratings hit after allegations of running a toxic...

Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Rudin says he's “stepping back” from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry's most power...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Holl...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Holl...

Bosnian director: Movie's human-rights focus resonates now

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — As an independent filmmaker from a country without an established film industry, Bosnia's Jasmila Zbanic said she is used to improvising. That's ...

Taiwanese films to compete for Oscar nominations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) on Wednesday (Jan. 28) launched promotional campaigns for three Taiwanese films that will compete for Oscars nominations. Th...

'The Father' featuring Anthony Hopkins to screen in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family drama "The Father," which features Academy Award-winning actors Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman, is scheduled to screen this March in Taiwan. Th...

Star Wars actor John Boyega quits perfume role over Chinese edit row

Star Wars actor John Boyega said on Monday that he had quit as an ambassador for a leading perfume brand after they edited him out of a Chinese commercial without his knowledge. The Black British act...

Perfume brand says cutting Black actor from ad was misstep

NEW YORK (AP) — British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create. ...

Attorneys present revised Weinstein bankruptcy plan to judge

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for The Weinstein Co. presented a Delaware judge Wednesday with a revised bankruptcy plan that would provide about $35 million for creditors, including victims of sexual m...

Actor John Saxon dies; 'Enter the Dragon' among many roles

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Actor John Saxon, whose good looks won him not only legions of female fans but also a wide array of roles, has died at his home in Tennessee, according to the Hollywood Repo...

ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites 'anti-Semitic' comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon's “hateful speech” and anti-Semitic theories led ViacomCBS to cut ties with the TV host and producer, the media giant said. “ViacomCBS condemns bigotry...

Despite coronavirus, 1 musical is holding auditions, online

NEW YORK (AP) — Most theaters in America may be closed, but one musical isn't letting the coronavirus pandemic stop it from getting prepared to put on a show. “KPOP,” a musical explo...

Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies

Nanci Ryder, a powerful Hollywood publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations who became close to such stars as Renée Zellweger and Courteney Cox, died Thursday of Lou Gehrig’s disease in Los Ang...

Perry's studio moves toward reopening while industry waits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to rest...