LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Affleck had been working on a script about a parent and child for years. He'd written scenes about a bedtime story and an argument about taking a trip into town and things...
PRAGUE (AP) — The international film international at the Czech spa of Karlovy Vary will honor U.S. Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore for her outstanding contribution to world...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Affleck has been mostly absent from the public eye for the past year, but in the wake of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements and with a new film coming out this fall, he is for the first time addressing lingering questions about earlier harassment allegations.
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AP Exclusive: Casey Affleck talks Oscars absence and #MeToo movement
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AP Exclusive: Casey Affleck addresses past harassment allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a new movie coming out this fall, "The Old Man & The Gun," Casey Affleck is speaking publicly about bowing out of presenting the best actress Oscar and past harassment allegations against him amid the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.
Aug. 12: Actor George Hamilton is 79. Actress Jennifer Warren is 77. Singer-guitarist Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits is 69. Actor Jim Beaver ("Supernatural") is 68. Singer Kid Creole is 68. Actor Sam J. Jones ("Flash Gordon") is 64. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny is 64. Actor Bruce Greenwood (2009's "Star Trek," ''Thirteen Days") is 62. Country singer Danny Shirley (Confederate Railroad) is 62. Guitarist Roy Hay of Culture Club is 57. Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot is 55. Actor Peter Krause ("Parenthood," ''Six Feet Under," ''Sports Night") is 53. Actor Brent Sexton ("The Killing," ''Deadwood") is 51. Actor Michael Ian Black ("Ed") is 47. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown (new "The Odd Couple," ''Community") is 47. Actress Rebecca Gayheart is 47. Actor Casey Affleck is 43. Actress Maggie Lawson ("Psych") is 38. Actress Cara Delevingne ("Paper Towns") is 26. Actress Imani Hakim ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 25.
ShowBiz Minute: Affleck, Weinstein, Copperfield
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In another apparent consequence of the #MeToo movement, last year's best actor Oscar winner Casey Affleck will not be presenting at or attending the 90th Academy Awards.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Star Wars actor Adam Driver will screen and talk about his film, "Paterson," at a new film festival this month in Arkansas.
The Arkansas Cinema Society announced Wednesday that Driver is among the actors and filmmakers participating in the society's inaugural three-day festival starting Aug. 24.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Casey Affleck's wife has filed for divorce more than a year after the couple announced their separation.
Summer Phoenix filed the petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday citing "irreconcilable differences."
The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actor and Phoenix were married in June 2006 and the filing states they separated in November 2015. They announced their breakup in March 2016.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Affleck plays the ghost in the new David Lowery film, "A Ghost Story." For most of the movie, expanding wide Friday, he's silent and cloaked in a white sheet with eye holes cut out as he returns to his home to look in on his still-living partner played by Rooney Mara. It's a weird, wild, sometimes funny and breathtakingly gorgeous film that will leave you thinking about the big ideas of love, life, eternity.
A fatal, off-screen car crash interrupts the picturesque, suburban lives of a young married couple in David Lowery's "A Ghost Story," marooning the deceased husband musician (Casey Affleck) in a kind of purgatory as a watchful, mostly benign ghost.
Thurman: making movies a ‘privilege and honor’
PRAGUE (AP) — An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some scenes for a motion picture starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck are slated to be filmed in southwest Ohio.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports some scenes for "The Old Man and The Gun" are scheduled to be shot Tuesday in Bethel, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Cincinnati.
Some of the village locations chosen for the movie include a gas station and a theater.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off his Oscar for "Manchester by the Sea," actor Casey Affleck will be lending his voice to a protest intended to call attention to mistreatment of bears.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will bring a 7-foot-tall animatronic bear with Affleck's voice to the Agriculture Department in Washington on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — In an interview following his Oscar win on Sunday, Casey Affleck addressed earlier sexual harassment claims against him and said "everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and everywhere else."
Casey Affleck blanked during his Oscar acceptance speech
Complete list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Best Picture: "Moonlight."
Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea."
Actress: Emma Stone, "La La Land."
Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight."
Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, "Fences."
Directing: Damien Chazelle, "La La Land."
Foreign Language Film: "The Salesman," Iran.
Adapted Screenplay: "Moonlight," screenplay by Barry Jenkins, story by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Winners Emma Stone, Casey Affleck, Mel Brooks arrive for BAFTA dinner
Winners of the 2017 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:
Film — "La La Land"
British Film — "I, Daniel Blake"
Director — Damien Chazelle
Actor — Casey Affleck
Actress — Emma Stone
Supporting Actor — Dev Patel
Supporting Actress — Viola Davis
Rising Star — Tom Holland
British Debut — "Under the Shadow"
Original Screenplay — Kenneth Lonergan, "Manchester by the Sea"