YouTube cancels high-end dramas and comedies: Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Youtube logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo (Reuters)... Read more »

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ stuns with $70 million opening weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Talk about scary good. Director Jordan Peele (L) and cast members Lupita Nyong’o, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Winston Duke attend the “Us” premiere... Read more »

Bill Murray film’s use of famed U.S. horse racing phrase draws lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murray’s... Read more »

Role of a Lifetime: Life Lessons with Peter Krause

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you are looking for steady work, it is probably best not to go into show business. Unless you are Peter Krause, that is. FILE... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ conquers again with $69 million

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Newcomers were no match for Disney’s “Captain Marvel” at the domestic box office. The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in... Read more »

A little love on the campaign trail – Rosario Dawson dating Cory Booker

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include “Rent” and “Men in Black II,” has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory... Read more »

A little love on the campaign trail – Rosario Dawson dating Cory Booker

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include “Rent” and “Men in Black II,” has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory... Read more »

Filmmaker Almodovar walks Cruz, Banderas down memory lane in ‘Pain and Glory’

MADRID (Reuters) – Oscar-winning Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar premiered his retrospective drama “Pain and Glory” in Madrid on Wednesday, reuniting actors Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, who had risen... Read more »

Rakuten TV to expand movie streaming to 42 European countries

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten plans to expand its video-on-demand streaming service to 42 European countries, partnering with leading smart TV makers to offer movies in high-definition... Read more »

Disney unveils opening dates, reservation plan for ‘Star Wars’ expansion

FILE PHOTO: Characters of Star Wars take part in an event held for the release of the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, France,... Read more »