Hollywood stars Stone, Hill turn to TV in Netflix’s ‘Maniac’

LONDON (Reuters) - Actors Emma Stone and Jonah Hill join the list of Hollywood stars turning to television with Netflix’s “Maniac”, a dark comedy...

Tour of Ibsen play cut short in China amid cries for freedom

BEIJING (Reuters) - A tour of a 136-year-old political drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen was cut short in China after some members of...

Robin Williams’ Golden Globes, ‘Dead Poets’ watch up for auction

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four Golden Globe awards won by Robin Williams are going up for auction next month, along with the late actor’s...

Backstreet Boys’ singer Nick Carter will not be charged in sex case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors said on Tuesday they would not charge Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter over a 2003 sexual assault...

Robert Redford bids farewell to acting with throwback crime caper

TORONTO (Reuters) - Robert Redford bowed out on Monday from a 50-year acting career, calling what he has said will be his final movie...

Elton John starts long goodbye with his Yellow Brick Road tour

(Reuters) - Elton John took fans down memory lane as he launched his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” world tour that will bring his touring...

Female-led ‘Widows’ reinvents the heist film

TORONTO (Reuters) - “Widows” is billed as a heist movie, but its showcase of female strength and initiative seems to speak directly to the...

‘Hotel Mumbai’ dubbed an ‘anthem of resistance”

TORONTO (Reuters) - “Hotel Mumbai,” about the 2008 attack on a hotel in the Indian city, received a standing ovation at its world premiere...

‘Shimmering’ Mexican drama ‘Roma’ wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, bringing Netflix its first...

Rapper Mac Miller dies in Los Angeles at age 26

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mac Miller, a rapper from Pittsburgh whose debut album topped the charts in 2011 after his upbeat style gained a...