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

2 hours 45 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - 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.

Child stars of Willem Dafoe movie break hearts at Cannes

3 hours 31 min ago
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

LGBT community faces 'invisible' Hollywood summer movie season

4 hours 41 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "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.

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

5 hours 5 min ago
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

Defying political pressure, Iranian director keeps camera running

5 hours 15 min ago
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has surgery for lung lesion

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:54pm
(Reuters) - Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has undergone surgery for a small lesion on his lung, but is feeling fine, his representative said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows - sources

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:49pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks, according to several sources familiar with the situation.

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

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:07pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:59pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. singer Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert in Manchester, England, the singer's representatives said on Wednesday.

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

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:01pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - 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.

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

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:43am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

Historic Chinese Theater bathed in Hollywood history

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:01am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood's famed TCL Chinese Theater has unveiled a new light show with images from iconic films such as "King Kong" and "Citizen Kane" to mark the theater's 90th anniversary.

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

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:50am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - 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.

Tom Cruise ready for take off in 'Top Gun 2'

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:29pm
(Reuters) - Tom Cruise, still feeling the need for speed, said in an interview that a sequel to his 1986 military action film "Top Gun" is "definitely happening."

'Baywatch' returns, jiggles and all

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:33pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Baywatch," the California beach lifeguards saga that became a cultural phenomenon on television 28 years ago, is back on the big screen - and this time the men are jiggling as much as the women.

Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:58pm
(Reuters) - Ariana Grande returned to the United States on Tuesday, one day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at the singer's concert in Manchester, England, as questions lingered over whether she would continue her European tour.

Fans beg Justin Bieber to cancel dates as fear grips pop's youth

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:58pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fans of Justin Bieber pleaded on Tuesday for his upcoming British tour dates to be canceled, underscoring the potential repercussions to music acts with a young fan base from the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

FCC will not take any action against CBS' 'Colbert' show

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:59pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday it will not impose any fine or take any action after receiving thousands of complaints about a May 1 broadcast of CBS Corp's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89: family

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:53am
LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89, his family said on the actor's official Twitter account.

Cannes Film Festival plans minute's silence for Manchester

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:39am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Filmmakers and fans at Cannes will hold a minute's silence on Tuesday for the victims of the Manchester bombing, condemned by the film festival's organizers as an "attack on culture, youth and joyfulness".

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