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Elton John to receive France’s top honour

The singer is not expected to perform at the ceremony although he was expected to use the occasion to promote his charity work.

Tightrope virtuoso Philippe Petit still defying gravity as he nears 70

With a tight physique but a supple way of moving, Petit says age hasn't dented his abilities.

US fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Gloria was the great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the 19th century railroad and shipping magnate who amassed one of the greatest fortunes of the time.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr surrenders to NY police over groping claim

Several US media outlets reported that a woman says that Gooding Jr grabbed her breast during a night out late Sunday.

No ‘Endgame’ for Marvel fan: he’s seen ‘Avengers’ film 110 times

Alanis has been chronicling his trips to see the movie on Twitter, posting a picture of himself at each viewing with his ticket stub.

Singer Steve Lawrence, of ‘Steve and Eydie’ duo, says he has...

Lawrence with wife Eydie Gorme were known as Steve and Eydie are staples of the late-night and variety television programs in the 60s.

Denis Villeneuve to direct ‘Dune’ spinoff series pilot

The story will focus on the mysterious Bene Gesserit order of women who have extraordinary powers and abilities.

Scorsese gets playful with Dylan in ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ film

This is Martin Scorsese’s second flick about Bob Dylan.

US appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway’ decision

The lawsuit is among the music industry's most closely watched copyright cases, potentially exposing Plant and Page to millions of dollars of damages.

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival

Tickets for the festival, expected to attract about 60,000 people, have not gone on sale.

Star Wars theme park opens at Disneyland

One lucky fan set up four computers in order to book a ticket for opening day of the theme park.

Elton John slams Russian cuts to ‘Rocketman’ gay scenes

A Russian film critic says several scenes were edited out of the movie totalling about 5 minutes.

‘Good Omens’: Amazon Prime bets big on the apocalypse

The show is the latest in a string of recent series to explore the relationships between humans and the afterlife.

Major film studios threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion law

A spokesman for Sony said the company would keep an eye on legal challenges to the abortion law and act accordingly.

Kelly hit with 11 new sex crime charges

The latest counts are refiled charges relating to one of the four accusers and not  a new case.

Chewbacca, Ford and Hamill launch Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ land

Lucas created the "Star Wars" movie franchise in 1977 and sold it to Disney in 2012.

Final season of ‘Jessica Jones’ to drop June 14

'Jessica Jones' is the last Marvel show to air on Netflix as the streaming giant cancelled sister shows 'Luke Cage,' 'Iron Fist,' 'The Punisher' and 'Daredevil.'

US chat queen DeGeneres recounts sex assault as a teen

DeGeneres says she is talking her sexual assault experience because she does not want other girls to let anyone do that to them.

Britain’s Beecham joins A-list with Cannes best actress win

Beecham is a surprise choice for the award for her performance as a botanist in 'Little Joe'.

S.Korea’s prolific character actress shines in Cannes winner

In Bong's latest family drama, Lee plays a live-in housekeeper for a wealthy family in Seoul, whose members become an obsession for a poor young man.

Banderas wins Cannes ‘best actor’ as Almodovar alter ego

Banderas dedicates his award to Almodovar, who has cast him in eight films and help make him a global box office draw.

Diop makes history as first black woman to win big at...

Diop says she has an ‘urgent need’ to feel more represented on screen and see more people who look like her behind the camera, telling fresh stories.

Bong and Song: The double act behind S.Korea’s Cannes victory

Song Kang-ho is an actor who has become something of a national treasure.

Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

Cannes winners can sometimes come out of messy compromises, with Almodovar – who headed the jury two years ago – admitting the most admired film doesn't always win.