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London premiere for Tom Cruise film 'The Mummy' axed after UK bombing

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LOS ANGELES Universal Pictures on Thursday canceled the London premiere of "The Mummy" following the suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people and caused Britain to raise its terrorism alert to critical.

Defying political pressure, Iranian director keeps camera running

CANNES, France When Iranian authorities sentenced Mohammad Rasoulof to jail, they may have hoped the filmmaker would stop work or at least tone down his movies that lay bare legal and political injustices in the Islamic Republic.

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LGBT community faces 'invisible' Hollywood summer movie season

LOS ANGELES "Moonlight," and its story of a young black gay man struggling with his identity, may have won the coveted best picture Oscar this year, but it is still hard to find an LGBTQ character in a major Hollywood movie, according to a report on Thursday.

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Child stars of Willem Dafoe movie break hearts at Cannes

CANNES, France The cliché "not a dry eye in the house" summed up the ending of "The Florida Project", as the movie's two young stars - no older than six when they shot it - got a standing ovation at the premier and wiped away each others' tears.

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Jane Campion, only female Cannes laureate, brings cop drama to Riviera

CANNES, France Jane Campion, the first and so far only woman to win the Palme d'Or, is back at Cannes almost a quarter of a century after winning the festival's top prize for "The Piano", this time with a chilling six-part made-for-TV drama. | Video

May 24 2017

'Sacred Deer' reunites Colin Farrell with "messed up" director of "Lobster"

CANNES, France Ask Colin Farrell to react to director Yorgos Lanthimos's insistence that the movie they have brought to the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy, and he laughs uproariously.

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Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her sudden death

LOS ANGELES Late actress Carrie Fisher was supposed to be the leading force of the ninth film in the "Star Wars" saga, plans derailed by her sudden death last year, Lucasfilm Ltd president Kathleen Kennedy said in an interview published on Wednesday. | Video

People, May 24 2017

'RIP Mr Bond': 007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89

LONDON Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. | Video

People May 23 2017

Sofia Coppola takes Colin Farrell to girls' school in 'The Beguiled'

CANNES, France Sofia Coppola brought her remake of "The Beguiled" to Cannes on Wednesday, putting Colin Farrell through the pleasures and pain that Clint Eastwood experienced in the 1971 original. | Video

May 24 2017

Chinese social media star dreams of movie roles as she struts at Cannes

CANNES, France With every step down the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, Chinese social media star Lili Xu reckons she is getting ever closer to her dream of a career in the movies. | Video

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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