Edition:
United States

Entertainment News

Photo

Ron Howard enters 'Star Wars' after Han Solo movie directors depart

LOS ANGELES Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is stepping into a galaxy far, far away for the upcoming "Star Wars" Han Solo spin-off movie, Lucasfilm announced on Thursday, after the film's production was thrown into upheaval by the surprise departure of its directors.

More Reuters Entertainment News

Cross-cultural romance under political microscope in 'The Big Sick'

LOS ANGELES When Pakistani actor Kumail Nanjiani and his American wife Emily Gordon wrote a film about the surreal circumstances that brought them together, little did they expect that their love story would be put under a political spotlight. | Video

Film Jun 21 2017

Pop stars release song to raise funds for London fire victims

LONDON Some of the biggest names in British music, including Stormzy, Robbie Williams and The Who, released a charity single on Wednesday to raise funds for people affected by the fire at a tower block in west London.

Jun 21 2017

Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting

LOS ANGELES Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "Lincoln" and "Gangs of New York." | Video

People Jun 20 2017

Parenting expert sues Disney, says it stole 'Inside Out' idea

A parenting and child development specialist has sued Walt Disney Co and its Pixar unit, accusing them of stealing from her the concept for their 2015 blockbuster movie, "Inside Out."

Film Jun 20 2017

Prodigy, one half of New York rapper duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

LOS ANGELES Prodigy, one half of New York rapper duo Mobb Deep, died on Tuesday days after being hospitalized for complications related to sickle cell anemia, his publicist said. He was 42.

Music Jun 20 2017

More From Around the Web

Photo

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video