Artist sues Val Kilmer over tumbleweed sculptures
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas artist is suing Val Kilmer, saying the actor co-opted his work.
Bale Creek Allen says in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that he had been creating golden-laden tumbleweed sculptures for years and selling them in galleries in Austin, Texas, and Santa Fe when he noticed Kilmer had begun selling "identical" pieces.
Ex-movie gunslingers Quaid and Kilmer to visit Tombstone
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Dennis Quaid and Val Kilmer are heading back to the Wild West.
The actors, who both portrayed gunslinger Doc Holliday on screen, will take part this weekend in the town of Tombstone's annual "Doc Holli-Days" event.
The historic mining town is the site of the infamous 1881 shootout involving Holliday and Wyatt Earp. It remains a popular tourist attraction with gunfight reenactments occurring almost daily.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Teller has been cast as the son of Goose in the long-planned sequel to "Top Gun."
Teller was announced Tuesday as the co-star opposite Tom Cruise in "Top Gun: Maverick." He'll be playing the son the of Maverick's wingman. Goose was played by Anthony Edwards in the 1986 original.
The film, which will also returns Val Kilmer as Iceman, is scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures in July 2019. Directing is Joe Kosinski, who helmed "Oblivion," also with Cruise.
Doors biographer Jerry Hopkins dead at 82
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Hopkins, a prolific music journalist who co-wrote a million-selling biography of the Doors that Oliver Stone adapted into a feature film, has died.
Hopkins died of heart failure June 3 in Bangkok, his longtime residence. He was 82 and his death was confirmed Tuesday by his son, Nick Hopkins.
Val Kilmer, Lucy Lawless and more booked at Motor City Comic Con
Val Kilmer has changed his outlook on life since battling throat cancer.
The 57-year-old actor revealed earlier this year that he managed to win his two-year fight against the disease, and has now admitted he's stopped being so "serious" about things like award shows, as he's realised they aren't as important as his health and wellbeing.
Jim Carrey believes Tommy Lee Jones hated him when they filmed 'Batman Forever' together because he was "the star".
The 55-year-old comic actor starred as The Riddler in third film in the original Warner Bros. Pictures big screen series about The Caped Crusader alongside Jones as fellow villain Two-Face and Val Kilmer as the DC Comics superhero.
The antagonists never saw eye-to-eye and Jones' disdain towards Carrey was an open Hollywood secret.
Val Kilmer visits Tombstone for Old West-themed event
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Val Kilmer rode through the streets of Tombstone in a horse-drawn wagon to the chants of "We love you Val!" on Saturday as the actor returned to the Old West town that was the setting of one of his most famous roles.
Kilmer came to Tombstone for the "Doc Holli-Days" event to celebrate the life of gunslinger Doc Holliday, whom Kilmer played in the 1993 movie "Tombstone." He also met with fans and was to attend a party to mark Holliday's birthday on Aug. 14.
'Top Gun: Maverick' will be released in July 2019.
The highly-anticipated sequel - which will see Tom Cruise reprise his role as fighter pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell - has signed Joseph Kosinski up as director and will be hitting cinemas 33 years after the original movie was released.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer revealed on Twitter: ""Excited to make it official. Joe Kosinski is on board to direct. And Top Gun is coming to theaters July 12, 2019. #TopGun #Maverick (sic)"
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale and Ben Affleck donned Batman's cape in a stream of Hollywood blockbusters, there was Adam West.
West's deadpan portrayal of the comic hero in a campy 1960's TV series brought the Caped Crusader into the national consciousness with a "bang!" The Dark Knight had been a brooding presence on the pages of comic books since 1939 and on the big screen in 1940s-era movie serials.
Val Kilmer is "ready" to appear in 'Top Gun 2'.
The 57-year-old actor is keen to reprise his role as cocky fighter pilot Tom 'Iceman' Kazanski in the sequel to the 1986 classic film after Tom Cruise - who played his on-screen rival, lead character Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell - revealed earlier this week the film is in development, and reassured his former co-star that he's "still got the moves" for the role.
Val Kilmer has credited "prayers" for helping him overcome cancer.
The 57-year-old actor recently admitted to having won a battle with the disease despite previously denying claims he was was of ill health, and has now said he believes his faith as a Christian greatly helped in curing him of the often deadly disease.
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Val Kilmer, who famously played Doc Holliday in the movie "Tombstone," is making plans to visit the Arizona Old West town this summer as part of a festival that pays tribute to the gunfighter.
Kilmer announced he would be coming to Arizona in August on Facebook, the Sierra Vista Herald reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/2pwaBIK). The visit is part of the Tombstone Lions Club and Tombstone Mustachery's first Doc Holli-Days event taking place Aug. 12 and 13.
Val Kilmer announces ‘healing of cancer’
Val Kilmer says he's had "a healing of cancer" months after saying he didn't have cancer.
The 57-year-old actor made the comment in a question-and-answer session on Reddit.
Kilmer was asked by a Reddit user about Michael Douglas' comment last year that Kilmer was dealing with the same condition that Douglas had. Douglas successfully battled oral cancer after being diagnosed in 2010. Kilmer responded on Facebook in November that he has "no cancer whatsoever" and Douglas "is misinformed."
Smart Rating: 87.66Genre: Children, Musical, AnimatedStarring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle PfeifferIn this animated retelling of the Book of Exodus, Egyptian Prince Moses (Val Kilmer), upon discovering his roots as a Jewish slave, embarks on a quest to free his people from bondage. When his plea is denied by his brother Rameses (Ralph Fiennes), the new pharaoh, a series of horrific plagues strike Egypt. Moses finally leads the Israelites to freedom by parting the Red Sea and drowning the Egyptian army. God then gives Moses the Ten Commandments, a list of rules for his people to live by.
Jack Kilmer is set to star in 'Violent Delights'.
The 21-year-old actor - who is the son of Hollywood legend Val Kilmer - will take on the role of Michael, the frontman of an American punk rock band, in the upcoming drama centred around the real events of the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris which left 130 people dead.
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Ecomotive rents and sells electric bikes for those who want a little help along the way
Pam Sawyer has seen the future. And when it comes to buzzing around town, hitting the bike trails, or getting to work cool and collected, the future is electric.
Having been manager of the Pink Adobe restaurant for 25 years, followed by 10 years as ranch boss on actor Val Kilmer’s spread along the Pecos River, in late 2011 Sawyer was looking for something else to do.
Michael Keaton reveals why he left Batman franchise
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Keaton has revealed the reason behind his departure from the "Batman" franchise after two films.
Keaton starred as the superhero in 1989's "Batman" and 1992's "Batman Returns." Both of those films were directed by Tim Burton. Joel Schumacher was hired to direct 1995's "Batman Forever," and Keaton decided to pass on starring in that film.
Kilmer says he doesn’t have cancer despite Douglas’ comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Val Kilmer says Michael Douglas was "misinformed" when he suggested Kilmer has cancer.
In a Facebook post Tuesday evening, Kilmer said he has "no cancer whatsoever." At a London event on Sunday, Douglas had said Kilmer was "dealing with" throat cancer, which Douglas was diagnosed with in 2010.