SYDNEY (AP) — England international Sam Burgess says he had no choice but to retire from the National Rugby League because of a chronic left shoulder injury.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor has announced a new council to advise him on strategies to bring more film and television production to the state.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The creator of the television series "Dawson's Creek" is returning to North Carolina for a horror movie starring Oscar winner Russell Crowe.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" was sentenced to five years' probation Thursday, two months after pleading...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Not everyone was happy in the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points to lead the U.S. over Australia 102-86 on...
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" has pleaded guilty to stealing from his law...
NEW YORK (AP) — Intensely loyal viewers routinely make Fox News Channel the most-watched cable network each week. So how many people want to watch a miniseries about Roger Ailes, the man who...
PARIS (AP) — With a colorful vocabulary and manner to match her pinkish-purple hair, Megan Rapinoe stands out simply by being Megan Rapinoe.
She celebrated her two goals in the quarterfinal...
This combination might well turn out to be legendary. It doesn't get much better in this sport than an Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and a veteran, high-profile coach teaming up in Australia's...
April 7: Country singer Bobby Bare is 84. Singer Charlie Thomas of The Drifters is 82. Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 80. Actress Roberta Shore ("The Virginian") is 76. Singer Patricia...
"Boy Erased " is based on the true story of a young man, Garrard Conley, whose Baptist family put him in a conversion therapy center to "cure" his homosexuality when he was just 19-years-old. Conley wrote about his experiences in a memoir, which writer-director-actor Joel Edgerton has adapted for the screen in a manner that is admirably and almost radically empathetic to all its characters — even the villains.
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — He can laugh about it now, the concept of being "too big" that led him on this extraordinary journey to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Jordan Mailata has made the cut for the Super Bowl champions' 53-man roster less than a year after first putting on a helmet and is ready to start his rookie season.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Everything in the closing Blockbuster video stores in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap.
The Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" and other memorabilia previously owned by the actor, KTUU-TV reported .
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S.
The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Crowe will portray Roger Ailes in a new Showtime series about the late Fox News Channel founder.
The eight-episode limited series is based on the 2014 book "The Loudest Voice In The Room" by Gabriel Sherman.
Sherman's book chronicles the rise and fall of the media mogul who shook up the American political news landscape.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Relax, John Oliver fans. He's not really quitting.
It was all a joke. The host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" said Sunday that he'd achieved all he'd wanted for the show by having an Australian animal hospital's special ward to treat a chlamydia outbreak among koalas named for him.
"Goodbye, forever, everyone," he said as stagehands broke up the set around him. "I regret nothing. I regret nothing. My work here is done."
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A celebrity jockstrap that's been the buzz of Alaska for nearly two weeks went on display Wednesday at one of the nation's last Blockbuster video stores in an effort to ramp up business.
"I tell you, we're going to get a lot of traffic, is what I'm expecting," said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska.
He expects the store to get a lot of calls: "Did you get it in? Can we go see it?" he said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the last Blockbuster Video locations in the world a little help in drawing customers instead of streaming movies online.
Oliver has offered to send the store the jockstrap that Russell Crowe wore in "Cinderella Man" and other movie clothing obtained by the show at a celebrity auction.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story April 7 about actor Russell Crowe's auction in Sydney, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the price of a 128-year-old violin was exceeded at the auction by only a single painting. The price was exceeded by two paintings from Crowe's collection.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Russell Crowe's $104K violin high note of Sydney auction
NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — A house that's been a celebrity magnet for decades is on the market in the New York City suburbs.
According to the Journal News , actress Helen Hayes and her husband, playwright Charles MacArthur, bought "Pretty Penny" in Nyack (NY'-ak) in 1932.
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A sculpture honoring famed mathematician John Nash and his wife will be erected in the New Jersey town where they spent their last years.
NJ.com reports West Windsor has commissioned an artist to build the statue at Nash Park, which was dedicated in honor of the Nobel Prize winner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Is The Invisible Man any match for Iron Man at the box office?
That's the question Universal Pictures will be testing with their Dark Universe — a connected, multi-film revival of the studios' classic monster properties from the 1920s through 50s, including The Invisible Man, Dracula, Frankenstein and the Phantom of the Opera. It launches this Friday with "The Mummy," starring Tom Cruise.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After helping Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" spin box office gold, director Bill Condon has been tapped to breathe new life into "Bride of Frankenstein."
Universal Pictures said Monday that Condon's remake will hit theaters in February 2019, making it the second film in its newly coined "Dark Universe " series.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" has pleaded guilty to failing to pay taxes.
Acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said Tuesday that 79-year-old Richie Roberts pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to charges he failed to pay taxes going back to at least 2000.
Roberts told NJ.com (http://bit.ly/2o1NbFz ) after the proceedings he was "totally embarrassed."