Home » Posts Tagged "Celebrity News" (Page 2)

Celebrity News Stories

Ewan McGregor leads all-star cast in Broadway revival of ‘The Real Thing’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony winning play, “The Real Thing,” about love, truth, marriage and infidelity. The … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Ewan McGregor leads all-star cast in Broadway revival of ‘The Real Thing’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony winning play, “The Real Thing,” about love, truth, marriage and infidelity. The … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

A Minute With: Egyptian actor Amr Waked on making movies at home and abroad

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Egyptian actor and film-maker Amr Waked, equally at home in Cairo and Hollywood, says the time is ripe for a host of other Arab stars to make it big abroad. Waked, an established celebrity in Egypt, … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Gregg Allman dropped from suit over fatal Georgia train accident

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Gregg Allman was dropped on Thursday from a wrongful death suit stemming from a train accident that killed a Georgia woman during the filming of a movie about the rock star’s life, although the case continues against … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Polish prosecutors question Polanski over U.S. sex crime warrant

KRAKOW (Reuters) – Polish prosecutors interviewed filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday in connection with a U.S. arrest warrant over a 1977 sex crime conviction, then let him go free saying there were no grounds to hold him. Polanski plans to … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Undercover French politicians sample ‘real life’ for TV show

PARIS (Reuters) – Eight French politicians will disguise themselves as citizens struggling with real-world problems in a TV show aimed at narrowing the gap between France’s often remote political elite and the public they are elected to serve. But “Mr … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Polish prosecutors question Polanski over U.S. extradition request

KRAKOW (Reuters) – Polish prosecutors said on Thursday they had interviewed filmmaker Roman Polanski in connection with a U.S. extradition request over a 1977 sex crime conviction, but decided not to detain him, the Polish state news agency reported. Polanski … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Scotland’s ‘Young Fathers’ are surprise Mercury Prize winners

LONDON (Reuters) – Little-known Scottish hip-hop trio Young Fathers beat the bookies to take home the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for best album with their debut release “Dead”. The group itself was ambivalent about the importance of the award and … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Book Talk: Black music, white culture and a legendary U.S. highway

BOSTON (Reuters) – Author Dennis McNally accompanied the Grateful Dead as a publicist and historian on the band’s “long strange trip,” and he chronicled Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation author of “On the Road.” For his latest book, “On Highway … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |

Vice Media teams up with Canada’s Rogers to build Toronto studio

TORONTO (Reuters) – Vice Media, a maker of edgy videos popular with younger viewers, has teamed up with Rogers Communications Inc to build a studio in Toronto to produce news, documentaries and other content with Canadian filmmakers. The C$100 million … Continue reading

Filed under Entertainment | Tagged , , |