NEW YORK (AP) — NBC hoped to wow advertisers with its reach and content at a glitzy presentation Monday for its fall lineup, parading out a clutch of Kardashians and Olympic gold winning athletes,...
Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Rami Malek to play villain
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica.
Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and...
Correction: Oscars-The Latest story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the Oscar winners for live action short film. Her name is Jaime Ray...
Rami Malek wins best actor Oscar for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rami Malek had difficult moments making "Bohemian Rhapsody," but he has an Oscar to show for it.
Malek, receiving the best actor trophy Sunday for his portrayal of the...
The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards
The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards:
Winners of the 2019 British Academy Film Awards
Winners of the 2019 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:
Film — "Roma"
British Film — "The Favourite"
Director — Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma"
Actor — Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Actress — Olivia Colman, "The Favourite"
Supporting Actor — Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"
Supporting Actress — Rachel Weisz, "The Favourite"
Rising Star — Letitia Wright
British Debut — Michael Pearce and Lauren Dark, "Beast"
Gaga, Malek, Cooper star in Oscar class photo
Rami Malek: Working with Bryan Singer was ‘not pleasant’
NEW YORK (AP) — Rami Malek says working with director Bryan Singer before Singer was fired from "Bohemian Rhapsody" was "not pleasant."
The actor, nominated for his Freddie Mercury on the Queen biopic, said Friday at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival: "In my situation with Bryan, it was not pleasant, not at all. And that's about what I can say about it at this point."
The film earned five Academy Award nominations, including Malek's best actor nod.
Highlights from the 25th Annual SAG Awards
The complete list of winners at Screen Actors Guild Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles:
Actress: Glenn Close, "The Wife"
Actor: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Ensemble: "Black Panther"
Actress in a supporting role: Emily Blunt, "A Quiet Place"
Actor in a supporting role: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"
Stunt Ensemble: "Black Panther"
Actor in a comedy series: Tony Shalhoub, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
The Latest: ‘Black Panther’ wins film cast SAG Award
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles (all times local):
"Black Panther" is the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for drama film cast.
It is the second award the Marvel Comics superhero film won on Sunday; it also won the best stunt ensemble award before the SAG Awards ceremony began.
Chadwick Boseman thanked his fellow actors and executives who made the film.
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
The list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards
The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:
Best picture: Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born," ''Vice."
Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma"; Spike Lee, "BlacKkKlansman"; Pawel Pawlikowski, "Cold War"; Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Favourite"; Adam McKay, "Vice."
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ sing-along versions coming to theaters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Bohemian Rhapsody" will give moviegoers an opportunity to rock out with the film.
Twentieth Century Fox announced Wednesday that the Golden Globe-winning Queen biopic will be released as a sing-along in more than 750 theaters in North America on Friday. The film includes some of the band's most popular songs such as "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions."
Mamma Mia! ‘Rhapsody’ upsets ‘Star Is Born’ at Globes
NEW YORK (AP) — Thunder bolt and lightning rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" winning best picture, drama, over another movie about musicians: Bradley Cooper's much more heavily favored "A Star Is Born."
Complete list of winners at 76th Golden Globe Awards
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Complete list of winners at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Drama: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife"
Actor, Drama: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Comedy or Musical: "Green Book"
Actor, Comedy or Musical: Christian Bale, "Vice"
Actress, Comedy or Musical: Olivia Colman, "The Favourite"
Rami Malek ‘beyond moved’ at best actor Golden Globes win
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Rami Malek said his "heart was pounding out" of his chest after winning a Golden Globe for best film drama actor Sunday night for his portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Malek gave a surprised expression after his named was called for the award most thought would go to Bradley Cooper, who starred in "A Star is Born." It's Malek's first Golden Globe win after being nominated twice for his role on the television drama "Mr. Robot."
Music films and Lady Gaga shine at Golden Globes
Portrayals of real-life musicians dominated at the 2019 Golden Globes as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Green Book" won top honors, while the films' stars also picked up awards for their acclaimed performances.
"Bohemian Rhapsody," about the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, bested another movie surrounded by music, the favorite "A Star is Born," to win best picture, drama and best actor in a drama for Rami Malek.
The Latest: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins best drama Globe Award
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is the winner of the best film drama Golden Globe Award.
The 20th Century Fox biopic that charts the rise of Freddie Mercury and Queen stars Rami Malek as Mercury and was directed by Bryan Singer.
Moments earlier, star Malek won best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of Mercury.
What to watch for at this Sunday’s Golden Globes
NEW YORK (AP) — Dramatic period pieces will vie for the top comedy-musical awards and song-stuffed movies are poised to dominate the dramatic categories. Welcome to the 76th annual Golden Globes.
Category confusion often reigns at the Globes. Remember when laughers like "The Martian" and "Get Out" competed as comedies? But the Globes, reliably the frothiest, quirkiest and most entertaining stop in the awards-season march to the Academy Awards, might feel especially upside down this year.
- Review: Cuaron crafts a neorealist masterpiece in 'Roma'
- Review: A delicious, vicious acting feast in 'The Favourite'
- Review: 'Black Panther' is dazzling grand-scale filmmaking
- Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' won't rock you, but Malek will
- Review: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' is daring and essential
- Review: 'Green Book' is sure to put a smile on your face
- Review: 'A Star Is Born' is dizzyingly wonderful
- Review: 'Vice' is exhausting, but Bale's something to behold
List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David Washington, "BlacKkKlansman."
List of nominees for 76th Golden Globe Awards
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A list of nominees for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Drama: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''If Beale Street Could Talk," ''A Star Is Born."
Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife"; Lady Gaga, "A Star is Born"; Nicole Kidman, "Destroyer"; Melissa McCarthy, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"; Rosamund Pike, "A Private War."
Slater, Gurira, Mann react to Golden Globe nominees
Analysis: Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race
NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race.
In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the expected contenders have by now been seen and there's a definite theme: Reinvention is the season's most sought-after attribute.
With $50 million debut, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is no poor boy
NEW YORK (AP) — The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" and 20th Century Fox are — for now, at least — champions of the world.
Rami Malek explains how he dug deep to find Freddie Mercury
NEW YORK (AP) — Rami Malek says he identified with the immigrant side of Freddie Mercury while tackling the role of the legendary Queen frontman.
The first-generation American spoke about his starring role at the New York premiere of "Bohemian Rhapsody" on Tuesday. The "Mr. Robot" star connected with Mercury's outsider passion for success.
Malek identifies with Mercury’s immigrant status
Brian May: ‘Thank God’ Rami Malek played Freddie Mercury
How Rami Malek channeled Freddie Mercury
Hacktivist drama ‘Mr. Robot’ to end with 4th season in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hacktivist thriller "Mr. Robot" is coming to an end.
USA Network said Wednesday the drama series starring Emmy Award-winner Rami Malek will air its fourth and final season in 2019.
In a statement, "Mr. Robot" creator Sam Esmail says he decided that it was time to bring the story to a close next season.
Review: ‘Papillon’ remake is handsome but slow prison drama
Danish director Michael Noer's "Papillon " remake, adapted from both Henri Charriere's autobiography and the 1973 Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman film, is a sumptuous-looking but slow-moving prison drama that at times will have you dreaming about an escape of your own.
Heard, Malek, Theron, more, support HFPA’s charity work
LAS VEGAS (AP) — 20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider addressed Disney's deal to purchase most of Fox and also gave a first look at the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in a wide-ranging and emotional presentation to theater owners and exhibitors Thursday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas.
Robert Downey Jr. has revealed the voice cast of the upcoming 'Doctor Dolittle' reboot.
The 52-year-old 'Iron Man' star is set to take the lead role in Universal Pictures' 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle', and now has taken to Instagram to reveal the stellar cast lending their voices to animals in the movie.
Dexter Fletcher has replaced Bryan Singer on the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
The 51-year-old actor and director has helmed films such as 'Eddie the Eagle' and 'Wild Bill' and is now set to restart production on the Rami Malek-led biopic after Singer, 52, was sacked by 20th Century Fox, Deadline report.
Director Bryan Singer departs Queen biopic mid-production
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Bryan Singer has left the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the middle of production.
A representative for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. says Monday that Singer is no longer the director of the film.
The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Singer failed to show up to the London set on a number of occasions. Actor Rami Malek who stars as Freddie Mercury in the film complained to the studio about Singer's unprofessionalism on behalf of the cast.
Rethinking high school: an all-star TV special to air Friday
NEW YORK (AP) — Another school year is starting across the nation.
But in what kind of schools?
Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Anna Deavere Smith and Common are just a few of the celebrities joining forces for "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live," a special one-hour telecast that will invite the public to consider the state of high schools today and what they might be in the future.
Hacker drama ‘Mr. Robot’ filming in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The USA Network hacker drama "Mr. Robot" is filming in New Mexico.
The state film office says work on the award-winning series will continue through early September in Albuquerque.
The production employs about 75 New Mexico crew members, 18 principal actors and stunt players from the state and several dozen extras. Film Office Director Nick Maniatis described it as another great TV show that will have an economic impact on the state.
Allen Leech has joined Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
The former 'Downton Abbey' actor will star as Freddie Mercury's personal manager Paul Prenter in the Bryan Singer-directed motion picture, according to Deadline.
Prenter was employed by the late frontman - who died in 1991 aged 45 - from 1977 to 1986 but was later sacked by the singer after he betrayed him by selling stories to newspapers about his lifestyle.
The acclaimed TV series Mr. Robot will film in Albuquerque through the beginning of September, the New Mexico Film Office announced Thursday.
Some 75 local crew members, 75 extras, and 18 actors and stunt performers will work on the Emmy-winning USA Network cyberthriller, according to a film office news release.
Brian May: Rami Malek ‘great’ as Freddie Mercury
Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee have been confirmed for the new Queen biopic.
The trio will join Rami Malek in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' as the rock group's remaining band members, with 'X-Men: Apocalypse' star Hardy set to play drummer Roger Taylor and Mazello in line to star as bassist John Deacon.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee will portray lead guitarist Brian May, and Malek had already signed up to play the group's late frontman Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991 aged 45.
Dior relaunches male suit at star-stuffed show
Rami Malek thinks playing Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' could be his "Beyoncé moment".
The 35-year-old actor is set to take on the role of the iconic musician in the movie about the 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers, and has said he was star struck when he made his way into Abbey Road Studios for a meeting and was faced with photos of "every band" he's a fan of decorating the walls.
How the TV show ‘Mr. Robot’ won the prize for hacker realism
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own.
"Mr. Robot," a mind-bending drama in which a morphine-using computer-security drone gets enmeshed in a revolutionary plot against corporate domination, is notable for many things — unreliable narration, an ominous Christian Slater, hallucinatory plot twists, a foreboding and dystopic atmosphere shot through with black humor.
Surprises, sure things and Trump joke at Emmys
The Emmy Awards had its share of surprises, sure things and Donald Trump jokes. One consistent theme was the continued creative erosion at the top broadcast networks, now merely an afterthought on television's biggest night.
‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ take top honors at Emmys
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs.
"Veep" repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, won a record-breaking sixth Emmy as best comedy actress. Jeffrey Tambor's trophy as top comedy actor for "Transparent" also was his second.