"Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" stole off with the weekend box office crown, hauling in $66 million in theaters in the United States and Canada from Friday through Sunday, industry figures showed Sunday.
It's a "Killer Queen" weekend at the nation's movie theaters Sunday, as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and two other movie debuts are pushing Hollywood to a 10.7 percent increase in receipts this year over last.
Netflix has hired Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay to direct a documentary series about late pop icon Prince, the streaming giant told AFP Tuesday.
The pairing of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett proved to be box-office magic over the weekend as their fantasy film "The House with a Clock in its Walls" topped the competition at North American theaters, according to final figures released Monday.
A Los Angeles federal judge heard arguments but made no immediate ruling Tuesday on Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Ashley Judd, alleging that the disgraced producer tried to have the actress blackballed in Hollywood as retaliation for rejecting his sexual advances.
Embattled CBS Chairman Les Moonves was expected to resign Sunday or early Monday, several national news organizations reported at mid-morning, as the #metoo cultural movement claimed an industry titan.
Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed heart-throb of 1970s cinema who won acclaim in "Deliverance" and a host of awards later in his career for "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his family announced.