'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released what he called a "musical counterweight" to the US political debate on immigration, inspired by one of the best-known lines from his award-winning, racially diverse Broadway musical.
'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot, comedian Amy Poehler and 'Mr. Robot' actor Rami Malek are among a record 774 people from 57 countries invited to join the ranks of the group that chooses the annual Oscars as it seeks to diversify its predominantly white male membership.
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, best known for a leading role in 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Swedish film series, died in Sweden after a year-long battle with lung cancer, his representative.
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says Johnny Depp could be investigated for perjury after claims made in a Los Angeles lawsuit.
A Kiwi high school pupil has been cast as the voice behind the te reo Maori version of Disney's 'Moana'.
A long time ago, before reality TV bastardised the format, there was a type of documentary known as cinema verite, which eschewed voice-overs, confessionals, snap zooms and pacy editing, and just let the cameras roll.
Joan Collins and Pauline Collins are two very different actresses, with the same surname.
A parenting and child development specialist has sued Walt Disney Co and its Pixar unit, accusing them of stealing from her the concept for their 2015 blockbuster movie, 'Inside Out.'
Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting.
'Wonder Woman' has been widely praised as a great movie, and Gal Gadot has been lauded for her portrayal of the feminist heroine so why did she get paid less than her male superhero counterparts.
US actor Jack Black has some big comedic shoes to fill in his forthcoming project, which sees him take the lead role in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", a star-studded reboot of the hit 1995 comedy that starred the late Robin Williams.
John Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director who made Hollywood's quintessential underdog story in 1976 boxing saga 'Rocky' with a then-unknown Sylvester Stallone, and crafted another inspiring tale in 'The Karate Kid,' died at age 81, his family said.
Musical biopics, if you'll excuse the pun, often get a bad rap by their very nature of having to condense the entire life and career of a musician into a few hours of screen time in a way that's somehow satisfying to both fans and general audiences, while also carrying a narrative arc worthy of any cinematic tale, real or otherwise.
Coroners have released the cause of death of actor Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' franchise.
There are some roles that all serious actors aspire to; once they were Shakespearian, but in the decades since World War 2, a real character has emerged to test the skills of eminent actors.
With shared universes apparently the only thing dragging people away from their laptops to the multiplex in 2017, it’s inevitable that Universal would also want to get a slice of that pie.
Rosalie Blum (Rialto) tells the story of three people who are stuck in a rut in a small provincial French town.
Don't tell Tom Cruise to slow down - the action movie star says making movies is better than taking a vacation.
A dinner party turns into a debate on humanity, racism and empathy in the film "Beatriz at Dinner," which despite being written two years ago is being hailed as a must-see film in the Trump era.
With "Wonder Woman" blazing a trail at theatres across the United States, the female superhero is being hailed as a powerful new role model for girls and a break away from sexism in Hollywood.