LOS ANGELES Fans were crawling up the walls with excitement as the stars of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" swung into the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe series of films, which have dominated the global box office for years. | Video
LOS ANGELES Halle Berry, the only black woman to ever win a best actress Oscar, said her 2002 win turned out to be meaningless, and "Fast and Furious" star Michelle Rodriguez warned she may quit the action movie franchise unless filmmakers "show some love for women."
LOS ANGELES Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler take up gambling to pay for their daughter's college education in new comedy "The House," but one person the movie decided not to take a risk on was singer Mariah Carey. | Video
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It seems the "Transformers" franchise is rusty.
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. | Video
LONDON Big Hollywood names hit the red carpet in London on Wednesday for the European premiere of British director Edgar Wright's new heist movie "Baby Driver". | Video
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
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."
NEW YORK Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd have filed a lawsuit against the Southern rock band's former drummer to halt the production of a movie depicting the 1977 plane crash that killed lead singer Ronnie Van Zant.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - This weekend featured a heated race between four new films that opened in wide release. As of Sunday morning, it appears some have fared better than others.
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