NEW YORK (AP) — “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview mirror, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget...
Cops might do well to position their speed traps near movie theaters wherever the new film "Ford v Ferrari" is playing. They might fund their whole year's budget busting speeders peeling out of...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two major motion picture productions featuring actors Matt Damon, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio have issued casting calls in Oklahoma as they prepare to film in the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando is opening a stunt show based on filmgoers' favorite amnesiac ex-CIA assassin.
The Bourne Stuntacular, which opens next spring, is based on the Jason...
TORONTO (AP) — As a big-budget original movie made largely with practical effects, "Ford v Ferrari" isn't so much pointed against headwinds in Hollywood as it is speeding 200 miles-per-hour right...
TORONTO (AP) — The 44th Toronto International Film Festival kicked off Thursday with a documentary celebration of Canada's own The Band and the premiere of Armando Iannucci's adaptation of "David...
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — For months, Tim Tucker sidled up to the piano and repeatedly played the first line of what would become a stirring duet. Over and over again the notes of the melody flowed off...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Academy Award-winning actors Matt Damon and Christian Bale will wave the green flag as honorary starters for this year's Indianapolis 500.
"The Biggest Little Farm" is a documentary with the title, and much of the rosy fantasy, of a picture book. John and Molly Chester didn't, like Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson, buy a zoo. But...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Robert Ludlum's blockbuster creations, the maverick-spy Jason Bourne and the top secret Treadstone program, will soon be at work again
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sarah Jessica Parker and Jeff Bridges are bringing a couple of famed characters back to life for a charity in a new Super Bowl commercial.
Parker will reprise her "Sex and the City" Carrie Bradshaw role and Bridges will appear as "The Dude" in a Stella Artois commercial to raise money to combat water shortage. The 45-second ad launches Monday and will be televised during Super Bowl 53 on Feb. 3.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court documents show 10 alleged gang members face felony charges in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the Los Angeles homes of celebrities including Rihanna, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods.
City News Service reports Tuesday that the men are charged with conspiracy and numerous other counts including burglary and home-invasion robbery.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has panned Saturday Night Live's season premiere but tweeted praise for Kanye West, who closed the show with a pro-Trump message.
Saturday's show opened with Matt Damon playing Brett Kavanaugh in a parody of Thursday's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on sexual assault claims.
As the show ended, West took the stage wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and made an unscripted pro-Trump speech after the credits rolled.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet.
The organization said Sunday that the fundraiser received more than $123 million in pledges from the U.S. and Canada.
Matt Damon, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jon Hamm and Winona Ryder were among the stars participating in Friday's telecast. Musical performers included Stevie Wonder, Little Big Town and Charlie Wilson, a cancer survivor.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Ocean's 8," the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend's top spot from the fast-falling "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
At a lower price point and in less fanboy-guarded franchise, "Ocean's 8" — despite ho-hum reviews — found nothing like the stormy reception than the female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot did on the same weekend two years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A publicist for Matt Damon is batting down reports that the actor is moving to Australia with his family, and that such a move would have been inspired by anger over President Donald Trump.
The Daily Telegraph newspaper in Sydney had reported that Damon was buying a home in Byron Bay near actor Chris Hemsworth. The two recently appeared in "Thor: Ragnarok" together.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prominent producers and celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Paul Feig are jumping on the inclusion rider bandwagon following Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar acceptance speech.
Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni said late Monday on Twitter that Damon and Affleck's production company Pearl Street Films would be adopting the inclusion rider in conjunction with USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative .
NEW YORK (AP) — Solange Knowles is getting another honor — this one from the Harvard Foundation.
The singer, songwriter and artist has been named the foundation's artist of the year, and is set to accept the accolade on March 3.
Matt Damon’s Water.org teams up with Stella Artois for Super Bowl ad
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NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon says the backlash for his comments on sexual misconduct was actually very helpful.
A few weeks ago, Damon told The Associated Press and other outlets that there were varying degrees of misconduct and the punishment should reflect that. But he was criticized by some, including ex-girlfriend Minnie Driver.
In an interview with the AP on Tuesday, Damon says he wishes he had listened more before offering his thoughts, and that he "doesn't want to further anybody's pain."
Matt Damon apologizes for comments on sexual misconduct
NEW YORK (AP) — Nanny-to-the-stars Connie Simpson wants to share some everyday advice.
The caretaker known as Nanny Connie has a book coming out in April, Gallery Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday. "The Nanny Connie" draws on Simpson's upbringing in Mobile, Alabama, and her time with clients such as Matt Damon, Emily Blunt and Justin Timberlake. The book also will include videos, available through a "Nanny Connie Way" app.
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk-show host Tavis Smiley isn't just upset with PBS for firing him on sexual misconduct charges. He's upset about his depiction in the media.
Smiley believes that if he hadn't talked publicly about romantic relationships with subordinates at his company, the behavior that led to his downfall, the public would make little distinction between him and those who have been accused of sexual assault or rape.
BOSTON (AP) — Matt Damon's father has died in Massachusetts at age 74 after a long battle with cancer.
Damon publicist Jennifer Allen says Kent Damon died on Dec. 14. She said Saturday he died of complications from multiple myeloma, a rare blood disease that affects bone marrow.
Kent Damon's condition had worsened over the past few months.
Damon: ‘Downsizing’ isn’t a message movie
‘Downsizing’ cast’s tiny houses, ‘Stuart Little’ dreams
‘Downsizing’ cast support Damon
BOSTON (AP) — The first feature-length documentary about the Boston Marathon is getting a global run.
Lionsgate said Tuesday it has released "Boston" in 96 countries. It says the Jon Dunham film is also now available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other platforms.
Matt Damon narrates the movie, which explores the colorful 122-year history of America's most celebrated footrace. It premiered last April in Boston.
Damon considers the public’s ‘appetite for retribution’
Damon praises ‘Downsizing’ co-star Chau
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon walked onto the set of "The Martian" one morning to find Ridley Scott speaking into multiple walkie-talkies and directing an army of camera operators.
"He was shooting four cameras at a time. I was skeptical about it, and each frame is, like, a Ridley Scott frame — beautiful," Damon recalled in 2015. "I said, 'God, Ridley, each of those shots is perfect.' He says, 'They've been perfect for a long time!'"
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