LOS ANGELES "Star Wars" movies are known for high-stakes battles to save the galaxy far, far away from the forces of evil, but director Ron Howard said he viewed the latest film installment as simply the personal journey of a young man.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Deadpool might not consider himself a superhero, but its latest installment is off to a powerful start. | Video
Former MGM Holdings Inc Chief Executive Officer Gary Barber, who was ousted earlier this year, is speaking to investment banks about financing an offer to acquire the privately held U.S. movie studio, five people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
LOS ANGELES Romance "Call Me By Your Name" may have won a screenplay Oscar, and Disney's family-friendly "Beauty and the Beast" had a gay character, but movies from Hollywood's major studios last year had the lowest percentage of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual characters since 2012, according to a report released on Tuesday.
CANNES, France Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d'Or at Cannes on Saturday for "Shoplifters", a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable plot twists. | Video
CANNES, France Terry Gilliam finally brought his epic "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" to the screen on Saturday, after a 25-year struggle to make a film afflicted by financial, legal and logistical obstacles, illness and death. | Video
BEIJING Hollywood's push for greater access to China's booming film market - delayed since last year - has become tangled in broader trade talks between Washington and Beijing, a potentially thorny position amid whipsawing trade relations.
CANNES, France "Girl", a film about a transgender teenage girl's quest to become a professional ballerina, won the Queer Palme award on Friday, selected as the best from a bumper field of movies with an LGBT theme playing at the Cannes Film Festival.
CANNES, France Vanessa Paradis has come a long way from "Joe Le Taxi". The French actress, who shot to fame as a teenage pop singer, stars as a director of hardcore gay porn films in a movie that screened at the Cannes Film Festival this week. | Video
LOS ANGELES Jennifer Aniston will portray the first female - and first gay - U.S. president in a comedy film for Netflix, the streaming service said on Friday.
NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video