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Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has surgery for lung lesion

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:54
(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 - 15:44
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 - 14:07
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 - 13:59
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 - 13:01
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 - 12:43
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 - 10:01
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 - 07:50
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 - 20:29
(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 - 19:33
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.

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

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:59
(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."

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

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:09
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.

Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester bombing: report

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:00
(Reuters) - Ariana Grande returned to the United States on Tuesday, one day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at the pop singer's concert in Manchester, England, People magazine reported, as questions lingered over whether she would continue her European tour.

Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89: family

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:55
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 - 07:39
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".

Ariana Grande says she is 'broken' in tweet after Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 00:12
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Ariana Grande said on Monday she was "broken" five hours after a bombing killed 19 people and wounded dozens of others at her concert in Manchester, England.

Party's over as Korean rapper Psy shelves 'Gangnam Style' and returns to roots

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:55
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean rapper Psy has gone back to basics with his eighth full-length album, paying greater attention to his home fans while doing what he loves most - "going crazy" on stage.

British police says responding to serious incident at venue where Ariana Grande performing

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:37
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had responded to a serious incident at a venue in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing.

Inarritu puts a border guard's gun to your head in VR film at Cannes

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:44
CANNES, France (Reuters) - There's sand under your bare feet and a breeze on your face, but as a family rushes toward you through the desert gloom, you are suddenly a world away from the nearby beaches of Cannes.

Eastwood recalls childhood dream to "pack a gun and ride a horse"

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:39
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Clint Eastwood was just like any other American boy growing up on the Westerns of the 1930s and 40s, he told a seminar at the Cannes Film Festival, where he recounted his rise to movie star and acclaimed director.