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Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood stolen

A man saws off a Marilyn Monroe artwork in Hollywood celebrating women in film, authorities describe it as the 'Marilyn caper of 2019'.

Woody, Buzz and a plastic fork: The ‘Toy Story’ gang grows

Pixar says this will be the last movie in the highly successful saga, which began in 1995 as its first feature film.

‘Fake interview’ tussle between The Star and Keanu Reeves

Claim and counter-claim by Hollywood star's publicist and writer for the daily's lifestyle portal.

Hollywood version of ‘Akira’ gets 2021 release date

Hollywood's live-action version of the 'Akira' manga will soon be coming to the big screen in May 2021.

Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ casts a box-office spell

The film is expected to earn US$105 million well beyond earlier estimates of around US$80 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Weinstein reaches deal to settle civil proceedings for US$44 mil

The deal aims to cover all civil proceedings filed against the fallen Hollywood mogul, including those in Canada and the UK.

Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio plans to liquidate in bankruptcy

Several rounds of mediation over the last 10 months have failed to resolve liability claims arising from Weinstein's alleged misconduct.

Will Smith says son inspired him to pick Aladdin role

Hollywood star Will Smith, who stars as the Genie in the live-action remake of the 1992 animated film, also called the movie a 'love letter' to the region.

Hollywood star Doris Day, singer of ‘Que Sera, Sera,’ dead at...

Day's life was not always as sunny as her movie roles with three divorces, a nervous breakdown and was in severe financial trouble at one point.

‘Big Bang Theory’ cast get ready for final farewell with handprint...

The cast of the 'Big Bang Theory' has left its mark on Hollywood history immortalizing their handprints in cement at the famous TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles Wednesday.

US film director John Singleton dead at 51

John Singleton was the first African-American and the youngest person to be nominated for an Academy Award for best director for 'Boyz n the Hood'

‘Avengers: Endgame’ smashes records in global launch

The movie raked in US$169 million on its first day of release in 25 markets across the world.

Daniel Craig to star as James Bond for fifth time

The latest James Bond film still has no official title.

In summer movie season, superheroes and a king may set records...

Disney's summer movie lineup appears to be the most formidable, which is giving theatre owners hope for a turnaround after a sluggish start to 2019.

Marisa Tomei joins Pete Davidson in Judd Apatow comedy

The film is set to be released next year.

Hollywood celebrates the finale of the ‘Avengers’ movies

Hundreds of industry VIPs, cast members, fans and media watched the first showing, the three-hour action spectacle that has been held tightly under wraps.

Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

The plaintiffs are trying to establish that talent agency 'packaging fees,' are illegal under both California and federal law.

Michelle Yeoh signs on for ‘Avatar’ sequels

The 2009 fantasy epic "Avatar" grossed US$2.8 billion worldwide.

Actress Loughlin pleads not guilty in college bribery scam

Their charges of money laundering and bank fraud carry a penalty of up to 40 years in prison.

‘Shazam!’ holds off newcomers to top box office again

'Shazam!' has been a hit with critics and audiences, scoring 90 and 88% respectively on movie ratings website Rotten Tomatoes.

Hollywood writers union instructs members to fire their agents

Hollywood screenwriters are firing their agents. The Writers Guild of America, the representing most major screenwriters, instructed members to sever their ties with Hollywood’s biggest...

Netflix to publish magazine as it chases Hollywood awards

The company aims to distribute the publication in June, when members of the television academy vote on Emmy nominations.

Hollywood’s home is America’s biggest economic contributor

In addition to its role as the entertainment capital of the country, Los Angeles County is also the largest manufacturing centre in the US.

Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ movie gets first promotional poster

Joaquin Phoenix stars as the titular character.