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Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized on video

LOS ANGELES Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced by a vandal wielding a sledgehammer and a pick-axe on Wednesday in an act captured on video, police said. | Video

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Previously unknown Ingmar Bergman script to be into turned movie

STOCKHOLM A previously unknown script written by Ingmar Bergman for a collaboration between him, Italy's Federico Fellini and Japan's Akira Kurosawa is being turned into a movie by Swedish director Suzanne Osten, daily Dagens Nyheter reported on Wednesday.

Film, People, Japan Oct 26 2016

Hollywood execs Sagansky, Sloan in talks to acquire Playboy: sources

Hollywood executives Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are in advanced talks to acquire magazine publishing company Playboy Enterprises Inc [ICONAP.UL] through an acquisition vehicle they launched last year, people familiar with the matter said.

Deals Oct 26 2016

American Paul Beatty's race satire wins Man Booker Prize

LONDON Paul Beatty was on Tuesday named as the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize, for "The Sellout", a biting satire on race relations in the United States. | Video

U.S., Arts, People Oct 26 2016

Hugh Laurie gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES British actor Hugh Laurie, best known for playing a cantankerous doctor in the TV series 'House', received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday. | Video

People Oct 26 2016

Japanese director Kitano awarded France's Legion of Honour

PARIS Japanese filmmaker and comedian Takeshi Kitano has been awarded "The Legion of Honour", one of France's highest awards, at a ceremony in Paris. | Video

Film, Japan, People Oct 26 2016

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