NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, “The Banker” the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died...
ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry officially christened his massive new film studio Saturday, beaming as his fellow entertainment industry luminaries descended on Atlanta and strode a red carpet to his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants Alexa everywhere.
The online shopping giant said Wednesday that it will soon start selling wireless earbuds, finger rings and prescription eyeglasses with its...
The latest "Shaft," which adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix, is not what you might expect. It's not gritty or raw or even attempting to be all that cool. Instead it maintains...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley are among the presenters announced Thursday for the NBA Awards show...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Tracy Morgan will host The ESPYs honoring the year's top sports performances and achievements.
The star of "The Last O.G." will preside over the annual show...
Spike Lee bounding into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson, and trading shout-outs to Brooklyn (and hats!) with Barbra Streisand. A weeping Lady Gaga in her elegant up-do, extolling the virtues of hard...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into one with joy and passion, but that later gave way to frustration.
NEW YORK (AP) — This Broadway smash even made news on Hollywood's big night.
Hey, when the Knicks win a home game, Spike Lee needs to know. Even if he's across the country at the Academy...
Larson’s Captain Marvel shows vulnerability
Jackson says Stan Lee might return in MCU films
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the...
Samuel L. Jackson’s big hamburger break
Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan's slow-burn comic book send-up "Unbreakable." A brilliant,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brie Larson packs a punch in the first female-led "Captain Marvel" film.
Marvel Studios unveiled the second trailer for the upcoming superhero film during "Monday Night Football." And it wasn't long before Larson's Carol Danvers' character brings some hurt.
Samuel L. Jackson: Memorizing scripts ‘totally simple’
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):
The United States is two-thirds of the way to a clean sweep at the Ryder Cup.
A U.S. team including actor Samuel L. Jackson, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps won a 10-hole Celebrity Challenge Match against the Europeans, 15-13, at Le Golf National, where the Ryder Cup begins Friday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director M. Night Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for "Glass" in front of the summer's biggest movies in theaters, but that he wanted to hold it for Comic-Con.
The filmmaker said Friday at the annual comic book convention that he felt strongly that the Hall H audience should be the first to see it.
14 years on, ‘The Incredibles’ return
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danica Patrick has lined up her first post-retirement gig: hosting The ESPYS.
She will preside over the show honoring the past year's top athletes and moments in sports on July 18. The show airs live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Patrick is set to retire from auto racing after competing in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, where her fourth-place finish in 2005 is the highest by a woman.
Jackson teases last movie in Shyamalan trilogy
Anna Kendrick: ‘I’m so talented’
Jackson questions Kanye’s motives
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (all times local):
Stevie Wonder has released a video featuring celebrities espousing the need to continue the works of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
Wonder says in the video released online Wednesday night that the teachings of the slain civil rights icon are still alive.
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for "House of Cards" and "The Wire," has died.
Cathey died at age 59, according to a statement from Netflix published in numerous reports. No other details were given.
"The Wire" creator David Simon, announcing his death in a tweet on Friday, called him a "fine, masterful actor" and "delightful" person. Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock also tweeted tributes.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson, Common and Jennifer Hudson are among the celebrities participating in an hour-long live television special about reinventing American high schools.
The stars will be joined by more than two dozen celebrities slated to appear on the "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live " special that will air on all four major broadcast networks simultaneously on Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. Eastern.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hitman's Bodyguard" stole the weekend from the heist pic "Logan Lucky." Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" opened to $21.4 million, easily topping the weekend which continued the downward spiral of the summer movie season compared to last year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way.
The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and "The Hitman's Bodyguard" emerged the victor with a chart-topping $21.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, while "Logan Lucky" sputtered on arrival with $8.1 million.
Samuel L. Jackson not convinced by yoga
There's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard ." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder; Jackson the unflappable badass whose favorite word is mother(expletive). And like many movie heroes past, they're tasked with taking down a brutal dictator.
Elodie Yung kicks butt in ‘The Defenders’ and ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’
Back to school with the stars
Jackson and Hayek’s ‘poignant’ and ‘funny’ comedy
NEW YORK (AP) — Samuel L. Jackson isn't just in the movies. He IS the movies.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director for "Toy Story 4."
Michelle Obama celebrates athletes at ESPYS
ADAMSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — If home is where you hang your hat, Kangol is struggling to afford its pricey new U.S. digs.
When the famous hat brand worn by celebrities like Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt and Gwen Stefani moved into a Pennsylvania factory last year from China, executives with the Bollman Hat Co. billed it as an effort to create U.S. manufacturing jobs.