Comrade Britney Spears! Star calls for strike and wealth redistribution

The pop icon shared a graphic espousing socialist politics by the writer Mimi Zhu on her Instagram account Laura Snapes  - The Guardian ‘We will feed each other, redistribute wealth, strike’ ... Britney Spears pictured in...

Melanie C: ‘I spent a few years trying not to be Sporty Spice’

The pop star on her years as a raver, her punk rebellion – and her daughter’s fondness for athleisure Melanie C, as told to Leah Harper -  The  Guardian ‘You would never guess this dress was...

‘I don’t conform’: backstage with the indomitable Isabelle Huppert

Interview Laura Cappelle  -  The Guardian The French star’s fearless performances – and work ethic – are the stuff of legend. In her dressing room, she talks about the pain of theatre, acting in English and...

Tom Hanks ‘feeling better’ after Covid-19 diagnosis

Hanks, who was hospitalised for coronavirus in Australia, urged people to use ‘common sense’ and shelter in place to stop spread of disease Andrew Pulver -  The Guardian Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson –...

Mark Wahlberg: ‘I was a little rough around the edges’

Interview Sophie Heawood -The Observer From troubled youth to boy band to model to Hollywood royalty… Mark Wahlberg talks to Sophie Heawood about fighting, family and his newfound faith ‘I think audiences sense authenticity. But that came...

Kenny Rogers Dies: Country Music Icon Was 81

By Nellie Andreeva- Photo by Mark Humphrey/AP/Shutterstock -https://deadline.com Country music star Kenny Rogers died Friday night in Sandy Springs, Georgia. He was 81. According to a statement posted by his family on Twitter, the singer, songwriter,...

Cannes Film Festival postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

by REUTERS The Cannes Film Festival in May has been postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus, organizers of the annual event in southern France said on Thursday. Several new dates were under consideration, including...

At least 170,000 lose jobs as film industry grinds to a halt due to...

Around 120,000 people are out of work in Hollywood, while in the UK it is estimated that 50,000 freelancers will lose their jobs Andrew Pulver  - The  Guardian Shutdown … job losses in the industry are...

Katy Perry wins appeal in $2.8m plagiarism case

Judge rules against jury verdict in case over song Dark Horse, which had previously been found in favour of rapper Marcus Gray Ben Beaumont-Thomas -  The  Guardian Katy Perry performing earlier in March. Photograph: James Ross/AAP Katy...

‘The Plot Against America’ goes for daring Trump parallel

By Thomas URBAIN -   Japan Today NEW YORK U.S. author Philip Roth certainly could never have imagined Donald Trump's presidency when he wrote "The Plot Against America." But a new TV adaptation of his bleak 2004 novel,...

Cinemas close nationwide, Disney postpones ‘Black Widow’

The largest chains had tried to remain open even as Hollywood postponed its upcoming release plans and guidelines for social distancing steadily diminished the recommended size of crowds Source: Associated Press The Varsity Theater, home to...

Erin Brockovich at 20: how a grim true story became a glossy star vehicle

Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning 2000 drama gave Julia Roberts one of her greatest roles and found levity in a dark subject Scott Tobias -  The  Guardian Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich. Photograph: Cinetext Bildarchiv/Allstar/Universal In 1989, Steven Soderbergh...

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson released from coronavirus treatment

BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images US actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have been released from a hospital in Australia after receiving treatment for coronavirus. The couple, who are now in self-quarantine in their Queensland...

Australian TV editor suspects Hanks’ wife gave him virus

By ROD McGUIRK - Japan  Today CANBERRA, Australia An Australian television network entertainment editor has tested positive for the new coronavirus after meeting Tom Hanks’ wife, Rita Wilson, in Sydney. Hanks and Wilson have been isolated in...

Penelope Cruz defends Johnny Depp amid Amber Heard legal drama

By Nate Day-Fox News Penelope Cruz  and Johnny Depp at the "Murder On The Orient Express" premiere in 2017. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) Penelope Cruz is standing up for her friend. The 45-year-old...

Emily Blunt: ‘It’s about human beings and how they’re affected by a crisis’

Interview Aaron Hicklin -  The Guardian Now postponed because of coronavirus, A Quiet Place 2 explores a world untethered by fear. Its star discusses parenthood, in film and real life, and her terror of doing SNL Emily...

‘You ruined my premiere!’: Beckinsale recalls Weinstein’s obscenity-filled rant

Kate Beckinsale claims disgraced movie mogul was enraged when she wore white suit rather than ‘tight dress’ to New York premiere shortly after 9/11 Andrew Pulver  -  The Guardian Kate Beckinsale in October. Photograph: Jason Mendez/Invision/AP Kate...

Tom Hanks says taking virus isolation ‘one-day-at-a-time’

By Anthony HARVEY -  Japan  Today GOLD COAST, Australia Oscar-winner Tom Hanks said he and his wife were taking their new roles as quarantined coronavirus patients in their stride Friday, urging the public to heed the...

Aline Salloum: A Lebanese actress leaving an imprint in NYC

Salloum believes that acting is a journey of humanity exploration and a study of another human experience. by Christy-Belle Geha -Source: Annahar Image file shows Aline Salloum (Courtesy of Aline Salloum) BEIRUT: Having voyaged between theater stages...

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson say they’ve tested positive for coronavirus

By Joseph Wulfsohn, Nate Day-Fox News Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement posted by Hanks to social media on Wednesday evening. “Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here...