Kodiak native starts in Hollywood visual effects
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Next time you watch a movie or a television show, pay special attention to the credits. You might just see a former Kodiak athletic star's name scroll by.
Los Angeles police nab scooter-riding Bay-area thieves
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police said Thursday that they've broken up a band of scooter-riding robbers from the San Francisco Bay Area who busted into 40 cars over the weekend in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Writers Guild of America sued the entertainment industry's four biggest talent agencies Wednesday in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter and protracted...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential...
Driver charged with killing scooter rider in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder for allegedly hitting and killing a man on an electric scooter in Hollywood.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The stadium that will house Los Angeles' NFL teams has reached another milestone with its opening less than 16 months away.
Nipsey Hussle’s family gathers for private funeral in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's family and friends gathered Friday for a private funeral on a day when the slain rapper was also honored by his hometown of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on slain rapper Nipsey Hussle (all times local):
Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been buried at a Los Angeles cemetery that is the final resting place...
Lomachenko goes Hollywood for title clash with Crolla
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko left Ukraine and moved stateside several years ago because he dreamed of fighting for big money in the world's most popular boxing venues.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Reiner and Nora Ephron's classic relationship comedy "When Harry Met Sally..." is turning 30 this summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a splashy screening to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You might have heard the story by now: That Marsai Martin pitched "Little," a modern spin on "Big," to Universal Pictures at age 10. It's true, she did, but that precocious move...
GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP) — Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on television. When Burrell...
Jay-Z to receive special honor at NAACP Image Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z will receive the President's Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday.
The NAACP announced Thursday it selected the 49-year-old rapper and entrepreneur...
Hollywood sequel: Zags, FSU, Michigan back in SoCal
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — From the palm trees outside to the big men inside, the Western portion of the Sweet 16 looks strikingly familiar.
Michigan's the only team that would like for it to...
Suspect sought in LA Metro subway station sexual assault
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are looking for a transient suspected of choking, punching and raping a victim in a subway station.
The assault occurred March 14 in a Metro Red Line...
Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala...
NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following...
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Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year's Golden Globe Awards.
The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be held Jan....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As an Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, Felicity Huffman has been known as one of Hollywood's more versatile actresses, as well as one-half of one of its more famous acting couples...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend. They dressed in...
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A Bluefield native is taking Hollywood by storm after years of work and practice.
Brian T. Arnold was raised in Bluefield, W.Va., attended Bluefield High School and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Showtime has canceled the comedy series "SMILF" after two seasons, and ABC studios, which produces the show, has suspended a development deal with its creator, star and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara is apologizing to his staff amid a WarnerMedia investigation into sexual misconduct reports prompted by an article in The Hollywood...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Mayor John Duran announced Monday that he will resign the largely ceremonial position for health reasons amid sexual harassment allegations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block...
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Arbitrator orders Fox to pay $179M in “Bones” profit dispute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arbitrator has ordered 21st Century Fox to pay $179 million in a dispute over profits with the stars of the long-running TV show "Bones," saying Fox executives engaged in...
Regina King wins Oscar for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Regina King's flowing gown nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress' only misstep this award season.
Stanley Donen, director of ‘Singin’ in the Rain,′ dies at 94
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and...
DuVernay, Zendaya help Vanity Fair toast Women in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time filmmaker Ava DuVernay got to Vanity Fair and Lancome's Women in Hollywood pre-Oscars event Thursday night, she had already been to two other events that day. Not...
Allegations against son led to Time’s Up CEO’s resignation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gender equality initiative Time's Up says its president and CEO resigned because of sexual misconduct allegations against her son.
Emotional ceremony honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors.
KiKi Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the...
Some notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie Smollett
NEW YORK (AP) — Notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie Smollett :
— "I consider him a friend. I love him and regardless of if it's true or not, I'm still going to be here for him, I'm not...
Weinstein seeks speedy appeal of sex trafficking ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who ruled an aspiring actress can use sex trafficking laws to sue Harvey Weinstein seemed reluctant at a hearing Wednesday to let his decision be appealed before...
Lisa Borders steps down as head of Time’s Up organization
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lisa Borders says she has resigned as president and CEO of Time's Up, the gender equality initiative formed last year in response to sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood.
Borders says in statement Monday that she is stepping aside "with deep regret" due to family issues. She didn't elaborate.
Chief Operating Officer Rebecca Goldman will serve as interim CEO while the organization conducts an executive search.
Homeless man who slashed Hollywood tourist sentenced
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who slashed a tourist and attacked his family in Hollywood has been sentenced to nine years in state prison.
Fifty-seven-year-old Donald Offerman was sentenced Thursday after pleading no contest to attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for the random attack.
Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.
People magazine names the most stylish stars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet.
Ahead of the Academy Awards on Wednesday, People magazine released its list of Hollywood's most stylish stars.
The magazine calls Lupita Nyong'o a trailblazing beauty and Emma Stone the modern romantic. Nicole Kidman is the elegant icon, Emily Blunt the queen of whimsy and Tracee Ellis Ross is considered avant-garde.
Singer Kacey Musgraves is considered a rule-breaker, Rihanna is a showstopper and Amber Heard is the bombshell.
Man pleads no contest to stalking Rihanna at Hollywood home
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna's Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she was not home has pleaded no contest to stalking the singer.
Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday that 27-year-old Eduardo Leon of Fullerton entered the plea to felony counts of stalking and vandalism and a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
Dress Monroe wore to announce DiMaggio split to be auctioned
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The black dress that a distraught Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio less than a year after she married him is going up for auction.
The simple wool dress with a zippered turtleneck front will be up for bidding starting on March 30, KruseGWS Auctions announced Wednesday.
The auction house expects the dress will fetch between $100,000 and $150,000. The seller's name is not being made public.
Defendant in deputy’s shooting accused of trying to mail pot
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man awaiting trial in the 2016 shooting of an Alabama deputy is now accused of trying to mail marijuana from California to Birmingham.
Jussie Smollett strikes emotional chord: Attackers won’t win
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jussie Smollett was blunt, emotional and defiantly determined Saturday night at a Southern California concert some urged him not to play, telling the crowd before singing a note that he had to go on with the show because he couldn't let his attackers win.
Marvel’s Stan Lee gets hero worship at Hollywood memorial
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Army bugler played a mournful taps at a Hollywood memorial for Stan Lee, and military bagpipers sent a solemn "Amazing Grace" into the air.
Standing respectfully around them was another group in its own impeccable uniforms: Lee fans dressed as Black Panther, Wolverine and other members of the X-Men and Avengers.
The Latest: Marvel’s Lee gets superhero worship at memorial
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial for Marvel Comics' Stan Lee (all times local):
At a Hollywood memorial, Stan Lee was called a mythmaker and a dream dad. He was compared to the pope, Jesus and the burning sun.
This was no night to hold back for the friends, co-creators and super-fans of the Marvel Comics mastermind who died last month at age 95.
Oscar nods honor ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther’
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but...
Hall, Lewis, Layne, Stenberg are named Essence honorees
NEW YORK (AP) — Essence has named four actresses as its annual Black Women in Hollywood honorees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in "The Hate U Give," KiKi Layne of "If Beale Street Could Talk" and Jenifer Lewis of "black-ish."
The awards luncheon will be held Feb. 21 in Beverly Hills, California.
2nd man who died at California home of political donor ID’d
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second man who died at the Southern California apartment of a Democratic donor in less than two years was identified Thursday as a fitness buff who once won a gold medal at the Gay Games and was looking forward to a year of personal and professional growth.
Fifty-five-year-old Timothy Dean of West Hollywood was pronounced dead at the apartment Monday after police responded to a report of a person not breathing.