Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service
(Reuters) - Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.
Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane incident
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harrison Ford is heard calling himself a "schmuck" in an audio recording released on Friday of his exchange with an air traffic controller following a February incident in which the actor landed his private plane on a taxiway instead of a runway.
Emma Thompson says wants people to 'shout loudly' about climate change
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - From "Sense and Sensibility" to "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee", British actress Emma Thompson is known for her memorable roles in costumes dramas, comedies and fantasy films.
No 'Love Actually' when Trump asked actress Emma Thompson for date
(Reuters) - British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date.
Idina Menzel happy to 'Let It Go' for world tour
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadway star Idina Menzel says she has not yet grown tired of singing her big hit "Let It Go," even as she embarks on a 50-city world tour.
Charlize Theron joins racing 'Fast and Furious' series with 'badass jet'
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fast car chases, daring stunts and explosions return to the big screen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" racing film franchise and Oscar winner Charlize Theron joins the cast with her own "badass jet".
U.S., Canada lift global box office as international sales flat
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Worldwide movie ticket sales increased by 1 percent to a record $38.6 billion in 2016 as theaters in the United States and Canada rung up higher sales and overseas returns were flat, according to industry statistics released on Wednesday.
Disney stole 'Zootopia,' writer claims in U.S. lawsuit
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co was sued on Tuesday by a longtime Hollywood screenwriter and producer who accused the studio of copying its blockbuster, Oscar-winning animated film "Zootopia" from his work without permission.
'Gay moment' stays put as Malaysia to release 'Beauty and the Beast' without cuts
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Walt Disney blockbuster "Beauty and the Beast" will be released in Malaysia this month without any cuts, the company said on Tuesday, after censors had earlier asked for the removal of a "gay moment" in the movie.
Singer Jason Derulo discusses acting ambitions at 'Swalla' launch
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hip hop artist Jason Derulo has big ambitions to break into movies and television but when it comes to auditions, the singer said they are not his thing.
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