Correction: Super Bowl-Ads-Preview story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 30 about Super Bowl ads, The Associated Press erroneously named one of the astronaut twins. The two are Mark and Scott Kelly, not Mark and Steve.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Super Bowl ads offer simple escapism with star power
Star power from Sarah Michelle Gellar to Steve Carrell abounds in this year's Super Bowl ads.
My First Audition: Sarah Jessica Parker
Carrie Bradshaw, ‘The Dude’ to star in Super Bowl commercial
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.
Atlantic City couple looks to sell couch from TV show
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It might take some effort for a "Sex and the City" fan to picture their favorite characters gossiping in the booth that Bob and Loretta Pickus have in their Northfield home. It's not inside a swanky New York restaurant and there aren't four Cosmopolitans resting neatly on a table.
Obama says designer’s energy informed her fashion choices
NEW YORK (AP) — For Michelle Obama, choosing what designer to wear while she was in the White House involved many factors, from diversity to whether they were a nice person.
Obama talked the decisions behind the outfits that made headlines during her time as first lady during a conversation with another fashion trendsetter, Sarah Jessica Parker, who was the moderator for the Wednesday night event for Obama's "Becoming" book tour.
Winfrey, Witherspoon among guests on Michelle Obama tour
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be among the special guests when Michelle Obama goes on tour for her memoir "Becoming."
Others appearing with the former first lady will include Sarah Jessica Parker, Michele Norris and former White House aide Valerie Jarrett. The announcement was made by Live Nation and Crown Publishing on Tuesday.
Divine designs grace Met Gala carpet
NEW YORK (AP) — Cynthia Nixon's quest for the governorship of New York state has at least one high-profile fan excited — Sarah Jessica Parker.
Parker said Thursday her former "Sex and the City" co-star would be "right for New York."
The actress spoke briefly about Nixon's New York gubernatorial run on the red carpet for the world premiere of her new film, "Blue Night," at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Parker excited about Nixon’s run for governor
Sarah Jessica Parker endorses Cynthia Nixon for governor
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Jessica Parker has endorsed her "Sex and the City" castmate Cynthia Nixon's run for governor of New York.
Parker endorsed Nixon on Instagram on Thursday, calling her "my sister on and off screen."
Nixon is challenging incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination.
Actresses urge New York Gov. Cuomo to raise tipped wage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixteen actresses, including Jane Fonda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman, are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to raise the wage paid to tipped workers.
The women signed onto a letter to the Democratic governor as his administration examines whether to eliminate the subminimum wage paid to restaurant servers and other workers who make tips.
Kim Cattrall to Sarah Jessica Parker: You’re not my friend
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Cattrall has a message for Sarah Jessica Parker: Spare me your sympathy.
Cattrall lashed out Saturday at her former "Sex and the City" co-star after Parker expressed her condolences over the death of Cattrall's brother, Chris.
Come October, it's not uncommon to enter the Houston Zoo and see an entire family dressed like "Star Wars" characters, feeding the giraffes or posing for pictures with the flamingos.
Airbnb launches local tours in NYC with Sarah Jessica Parker
Airbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing promising "an unforgettable shoe-shopping experience" led by a New Yorker whose bio describes her as "an actor, producer, businesswoman ... and a proud New Yorker."
That host is Sarah Jessica Parker. Each participant will get a pair of shoes from her SJP Collection at Bloomingdale's, with a stop at the department store's Forty Carrots cafe for frozen yogurt before the guests head off to the ballet.
Martha Stewart, others to attend women’s empowerment event
NEW YORK (AP) — Some famous friends will be on hand for Mika Brzezinski's latest "Know Your Value" event.
Martha Stewart, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jane Pauley are among those expected Oct. 30 for an all-day conference at Manhattan's Grand Hyatt hotel.
"Know Your Value" is based on the best-selling book by the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Political thriller ‘Tangier’ to be shot on the Eastern Shore
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — In 1986, "Violets are Blue," a movie about high school sweethearts rekindling their lost love, was filmed on location in Ocean City.
Then came "The Runaway Bride" in 1999, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, with scenes shot in Berlin and Snow Hill.
After that, Matthew McConaughey went to Easton to film scenes for "Failure to Launch," released in 2006, which also starred Sarah Jessica Parker.
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Boston is getting a major dose of glam next week at jewelry designer Nicole Romano’s Futura Collection for the Anthony Quinn Foundation’s launch party and shopping event. The swanky soiree is set for April 6 (6-8 p.m.) at Seth Greenberg’s French eatery Bastille Kitchen.
Smart Rating: 16.33Genre: Comedy, Romantic ComedyStarring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam ElliottNew Yorkers Paul (Hugh Grant) and Meryl (Sarah Jessica Parker) Morgan seem to have it all -- except that their marriage is crumbling around them. But their romantic woes are small compared to the trouble they find themselves in after witnessing a murder. To protect them from an assassin, federal agents whisk away Paul and Meryl to a small town in Wyoming, where their marriage will crash and burn, or their passion will reignite.
Smart Rating: 17.9Genre: Romantic ComedyStarring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin DavisFun, fashion and friendship continue to define the lives of Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda. They have more than they ever wished for, but when the combination of marriage and motherhood approach, the gals take an exotic vacation in Abu Dhabi. The sun-drenched paradise holds many surprises -- especially for Carrie, who faces temptation when she unexpectedly runs into Aidan.
Smart Rating: 53.87Genre: Musical ComedyStarring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Lee MontgomeryDescription: Though she's a talented gymnast, Janey (Sarah Jessica Parker) has always followed the orders of her strict Army colonel father and stayed out of the spotlight. However, when she moves to a...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry says it would be happy to play matchmaker between American actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Moscow's ambassador to the United States.
Parker on Thursday made a post on Instagram showing her typing at a computer, captioned: "I couldn't help but wonder ... had the Russian ambassador been meeting with everyone but me?"
Questions have arisen in Congress and the media about Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's meetings with members of the Trump administration.
Sarah Jessica Parker ‘never’ thought she would star in Annie
Sarah Jessica Parker "never" thought she would play the lead role in 'Annie'.
The 51-year-old actress starred in the Broadway musical in 1979 when she was 14 years old, and the star is shocked she was cast in the production and was able to appear in the "magical phenomenon" as a child.
Sarah Jessica Parker to chair library association book club
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Jessica Parker is adding another credit to her life as a bookworm.
The "Sex and the City" actress is serving as honorary chair of the American Library Association's newly created Book Club Central. The library association told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the club will recommend books throughout the year and will formally launch in Chicago on June 24, during the ALA's annual conference.
Sarah Jessica Parker is a "controlling" wife and mother.
Sarah Jessica Parker is uneasy with social media.
Golden Globes fashion both unexpected and mundane
Sarah Jessica Parker's Princess Leia hair. Ruth Negga's space-age silver gown. Evan Rachel Wood in a boyish-yet-feminine tuxedo.
While largely a snooze, the red carpet fashion from Sunday's Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California, did have its unexpected moments, along with some classic Hollywood style with modern twists.
Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams stole the heart of Rickie De Sole, the fashion market and accessories director for W magazine.
Actor Score: 90.57
Birthplace: Nelsonville, Ohio, United StatesPopulation: 5,596
Actor Score: 85.44
Nomination category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Smart Rating: 32.47Inflation-adjusted U.S. box office gross: $32,677,300Release year: 2009Starring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam ElliottA husband (Hugh Grant) and wife (Sarah Jessica Parker) get a chance to repair their crumbling marriage when, after they witness a murder, federal agents hide them in a tiny Wyoming town.
Smart Rating: 33.67Inflation-adjusted U.S. box office gross: $103,611,000Release year: 2010Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin DavisNow married to Big, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) faces temptation when she unexpectedly runs into Aidan while on vacation with the gals (Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis) in Abu Dhabi.
Celebrities of all types are fanning out for Clinton
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For television actress Busy Philipps, campaigning for Hillary Clinton isn't always glamorous.
The star of "Dawson's Creek" and "Freaks and Geeks" pitched in recently in Iowa. But she wasn't addressing giant rallies or hosting big-ticket fundraisers. Instead, the exuberant blonde spoke to about 20 women in the cavernous Des Moines skywalk, encouraging them to vote early on their lunch break.
Broadway concert for Hillary Clinton draws huge stars
NEW YORK (AP) — Stars of Hollywood and Broadway — including Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Mirren — put on a splashy fundraiser for Hillary Clinton.
Conan O’Brien to host Nobel concert, Halsey to perform
NEW YORK (AP) — Conan O'Brien credits his "good agent" for his latest gig — host of the Nobel Peace Prize concert.
The annual event is set for Dec. 11 in Oslo, Norway. Halsey will perform. Previous hosts include Jay Leno and Sarah Jessica Parker, while entertainment has ranged from Mary J. Blige to Paul McCartney.
O'Brien, who hosts his own late-night show, "Conan," on TBS, said in statement Thursday that it was an honor to host the concert. He jokingly thanked his agent.
Sarah Jessica Parker wedded to a new HBO comedy, ‘Divorce’
NEW YORK (AP) — In August 2000, a Time magazine cover story touting singles life displayed Sarah Jessica Parker and her three "Sex and the City" co-stars with the headline: "Who Needs a Husband?"
That question could apply, in spades, to Parker's new HBO comedy, a piercingly honest yet droll exploration of a marriage on the rocks titled, brazenly, "Divorce."
Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike
NEW YORK (AP) — Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.
Parker, whose 13-year-old son James has severe peanut and hazelnut allergies, was part of a short campaign with pharmaceutical giant Mylan N.V., maker of the EpiPen. She was never a spokeswoman.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
EX IN THE CITY?
In "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe was all about the look and the label. In "Divorce," her new HBO comedy series, it's more about emotion.
Parker, back on HBO a decade after starring as single girl Carrie on "Sex and the...
Sarah Jessica Parker Talks About Her New Character in HBO’s ‘Divorce’
After more than a decade of marriage and two children, Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) has suddenly begun to reassess her life and her strained relationship with her husband, Robert (Thomas Haden Church). But she soon discovers that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe was all about the look and the label. In "Divorce," her new HBO comedy series, it's more about emotion.
Parker, back on HBO a decade after starring as the single Carrie on "Sex and the City," plays a wife and mother who decides to end her marriage. She stars opposite Thomas Haden Church.
Clothing is part of "the whole person in a much more subtle way. You see it in everything: in...