LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller "No Escape."
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LONDON - U.S. singer Rachel Platten scored her first Number 1 on the British singles charts on Friday with "Fight Song", the Official Charts Company said, while Britain's Jess Glynne went straight to the top of the album charts with "I Cry When I Laugh." | Video
LONDON - Pictures of the notorious Kray twins and their native London East End go on display in a pop-up exhibition in the British capital on Friday, ahead of the release of a film about the gangsters. | Video
LOS ANGELES - Anyone for tennis? Actors Jeremy Sisto and David Walton serve up a doubles dose of the game in "Break Point", a family reconciliation comedy about estranged siblings who reunite for a tennis tournament. | Video
DUBAI - A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are demanding that Tehran ban it.
NEW YORK - British actor Clive Owen swaps Hollywood for the stage in "Old Times", making his Broadway debut in a revival of Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter's 1971 play. | Video
- Sales of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" are still going strong as the novel spent a sixth week at the top of the U.S. fiction bestsellers list on Thursday.