Movies

This image released by Disney shows Robert Downey Jr. in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.” (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP)
May 12, 2019 - 1:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" gave "Avengers: Endgame" a run for its money this weekend at the box office, but the superheroes managed to hold onto the throne once again. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster earned an estimated $63.1 million from its third...
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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, from left, poses with members of the cast of "Avengers: End Game," Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
April 28, 2019 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The universe belongs to Marvel. "Avengers: Endgame" shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally, reaching a new pinnacle in the blockbuster era that the comic-book studio has come to dominate...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment division is one step closer after shareholders approves the deal Friday, July 27, 2018. The tie-up brings together Marvel’s X-Men and Avengers franchises and creates an entertainment behemoth in the digital streaming era. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment division is one step closer after shareholders approved the deal Friday. The tie-up brings together Marvel's X-Men and Avengers franchises and creates an entertainment behemoth in the digital streaming...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Kristen Stewart poses for photographers at the premiere of the film "BlacKkKlansman" at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Stewart is set to star in Elizabeth Banks’ reboot of “Charlie’s Angels.” Sony Pictures on Thursday says Stewart’s fellow Angels will be played by Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2018 - 4:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristen Stewart is set to star in Elizabeth Banks' reboot of "Charlie's Angels." Sony Pictures on Thursday says Stewart's fellow Angels will be played by Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska. Banks is directing, producing, co-writing and starring as Bosley in the new incarnation of the...
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Journalists are silhouetted against the logo presenting the 75th edition of the festival, during its presentation in Rome, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. The Venice Film Festival will run from Aug. 29 through Sept. 8, 2018, at the Venice Lido. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 26, 2018 - 9:58 am
ROME (AP) — The Venice Film Festival will feature plenty of Hollywood star power, including premieres for a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong starring Ryan Gosling, a period western by the Coen brothers with Liam Neeson, and Bradley Cooper's directorial debut starring Lady Gaga. The 75th edition...
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July 25, 2018 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former lawyer at the movie studio behind "The Hunger Games" says a powerful boss she once viewed as a father figure demanded she be his slave and subjected her to nonconsensual sexual contact. Lionsgate's former executive vice president of legal affairs says she kept quiet about...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2016 file photo, John Waters attends the opening night of the Metrograph movie theater in New York. Waters and members of the "Hairspray" cast gathered Monday at The Academy for a special 30th anniversary screening of the film at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricki Lake never in her wildest dreams thought she'd be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the film "Hairspray" at the lofty Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. "I never thought the movie was going to come out, let alone have this life span. And for me to be alive 30...
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This image released by Warner Bros. shows Bradley Cooper, left, and Lady Gaga in a scene from the latest reboot of the film, "A Star is Born." Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star is Born” with Lady Gaga is among the selections for this year’s Toronto International Festival. The 43rd annual festival will run from Sept. 6 to 16. (Neal Preston/Warner Bros. via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Films starring Timothee Chalamet and Hugh Jackman as well as Bradley Cooper's directorial debut "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga are among the selections announced Tuesday for this year's Toronto International Film Festival. "Beautiful Boy" stars Chalamet and Steve Carell and will...
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