Entertainment

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stalls Overseas With $65 Million Launch

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stalls Overseas With $65 Million Launch

Published 28/05/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Han Solo origin film began its international run with a dismal $65 million this weekend. Its three-day domestic total of [more…]

Saudi sovereign fund plans entertainment centers across kingdom

Saudi sovereign fund plans entertainment centers across kingdom

Published 06/05/2018

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund will set up a network of entertainment centers across the kingdom as the government [more…]

Carl Icahn sells Tropicana casinos in $1.85 billion deal

Carl Icahn sells Tropicana casinos in $1.85 billion deal

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Carl Icahn is cashing out of casino business Tropicana Entertainment Inc (TPCA.PK) in a deal selling most of its properties [more…]

Feted Italian film director Vittorio Taviani dies

Feted Italian film director Vittorio Taviani dies

Published 15/04/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Celebrated Italian director Vittorio Taviani, who made more than 20 films alongside his brother Paolo, has died aged 88, his family said [more…]

Comic children’s actor, voice for Cocoa Puff’s cuckoo, dies

Comic children’s actor, voice for Cocoa Puff’s cuckoo, dies

Published 09/04/2018

(Reuters) - The goofy voice behind the “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs” call for breakfast cereal fell silent Sunday, as comedian and voice actor Chuck [more…]

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Entertainer Ken Dodd poses for photographers after being made a Knight Bachelor of the British Empire by Britain's Prince William at an investiture [more…]

Zambia deports racey South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu

Zambia deports racey South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu

Published 10/03/2018

Zambia on Saturday deported a controversial female South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, who is popularly known for performing without underwear, on the grounds that her performance would "undermine national values". [more…]

Australia media firms join fight against Rebel Wilson’s record $3.6…

Australia media firms join fight against Rebel Wilson’s record $3.6…

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Cast member Rebel Wilson poses at the premiere for "Pitch Perfect 3" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniSYDNEY [more…]

It’s alive! Tom Hardy waxwork with beating heart unveiled in London

It’s alive! Tom Hardy waxwork with beating heart unveiled in London

Published 08/02/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Madame Tussauds waxwork museum is offering fans of actor Tom Hardy a new and unusual chance to get close to their idol [more…]

Soothe the financial bite of a ‘bad’ dog

Soothe the financial bite of a ‘bad’ dog

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - A woman walks with her dog into the surf at Fingal Beach, located just 1 km (0.62 miles) south of the Queensland [more…]