Film

Political thriller by French PM to be made into film - 06/27/2017

PARIS, FRANCE- A scathing political thriller co-written by France's new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to be made into a film, his publisher said Monday. "In the Shadows", which is set during the...

The creepy toys making a killing at the box office - 06/25/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Frankie Taggart- Take away a vampire's teeth and he's just a goth that can't handle garlic. Wait for some decent cloud cover and your average werewolf is about as scary as...

Hollywood seeks to scare new generation with shark thriller - 06/10/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Javier Tovar- More than 40 years ago, Americans were afraid to go into the water as "Jaws" scared the daylights out of a generation of ocean swimmers. Hollywood is hoping...

Extraordinary life of explorer Ali Bey set for cinema - 05/29/2017

RABAT, MOROCCO, Herve Bar- Adventurer, Orientalist, spy: the remarkable story of Spanish explorer Ali Bey al-Abbassi is to be told on the silver screen for the first time, two centuries after his...

Hollywood raids bookshelves in search of good stories - 05/27/2017

CANNES, FRANCE, Françoise Michel- Hollywood has always adapted the classics but film and television's voracious appetite for new material now has film-makers raiding the bookshelves like never...

Stars dig deep at charity Cannes AIDS gala - 05/26/2017

CANNES, FRANCE- A galaxy of stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman and Will Smith turned out for an AIDS benefit that is the social highlight of the Cannes film festival....

After Young Pope, Sorrentino's New Pope coming soon - 05/16/2017

ROME, ITALY- Paolo Sorrentino, the Oscar-winning film director who scored a small-screen hit with "The Young Pope", is to make a follow-up series called "The New Pope." Distributor Fremantle...

Screen sirens who have shaken Cannes - 05/15/2017

CANNES, FRANCE, Bénédicte Rey- The Cannes film festival -- which starts this week -- is famous for glamour and glitz. With the festival celebrating it 70th anniversary, we look back at some of the...

Hollywood honors TV slacker turned action hero Chris Pratt - 04/22/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- Action star Chris Pratt swapped his superhero gear for a formal suit Friday as he was awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame for his contribution to cinema. Pratt, 37,...

Record-breaking debut for newest 'Fast and Furious' flick - 04/17/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- "The Fate of the Furious" debuted in super-high gear this weekend, taking in $100.2 million on North American screens and roaring to record global revenues of more than a...
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