LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is hardly any violence in the Ted Bundy movie "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," which premieres on Netflix Friday and stars Zac Efron as the notorious serial...
When Ted Bundy died in the electric chair 30 years ago in Florida, a witness to the execution — a prosecutor in the case of a 12-year-old girl Bundy murdered — told the New York Times: "He...
AP Was There: Exclusive interview with serial killer
EDITOR'S NOTE — On July 24, 1979, serial killer Ted Bundy was convicted by a jury in Miami of the murder of two sorority sisters in a rampage a year earlier. Three days later, Associated Press reporter Dan Sewell sat down with Bundy in the Dade County Jail for an exclusive interview. The AP is republishing Sewell's story as the 30th anniversary of his execution is marked by a new Netflix documentary series on the killer (available now) and last month's premiere of a biopic about Bundy — played by Zac Efron —at the Sundance Film Festival.
Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy in new movie
Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy in new movie
Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Annette Bening plays Senator Dianne Feinstein, Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy, Awkwafina dives into a dramatic role, and Harvey Weinstein gets a documentary spotlight in films that will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January.
The Sundance Institute revealed on Wednesday 111 feature films, culled from 4,018 submissions, set to screen at the annual festival this January in Park City, Utah.
Efron, Kendrick, Pratt, ‘Riverdale’ win at Teen Choice Awards
In his directorial debut, Michael Gracey took movie audiences on a blockbuster musical journey inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum. Starring Hugh Jackman as the "prince of humbug," The Greatest Showman (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, rated PG, 105 minutes, 2.39:1 aspect ratio, $39.99) dances to home theaters with a rousing ultra-high definition transfer.
Vanessa Hudgens doesn't feel any pressure to get engaged to Austin Butler.
The 29-year-old actress started dating the 'Shannara Chronicles' star seven years ago and despite speculation that the couple had got engaged last year, after she posted a picture with a sizable ring on her left finger, Vanessa admitted the relationship wouldn't have lasted so long if she felt any pressure.
Eastwood makes real heroes the stars in ‘The 15:17 to Paris’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not too long ago, childhood friends Anthony Sadler, former U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone and former Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos were flying to Los Angeles to meet with Clint Eastwood about the movie he was making about their lives.
Kaya Scodelario will play Ted Bundy's ex-wife Carole Ann Boone in 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'.
The 25-year-old actress - best known for play Effie in 'Skins' - has joined the likes of Zac Efron, who will play the notorious American serial killer, and Lily Collins, who has been cast as Bundy's long-term girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer.
Bundy had an ongoing relationship with Boone which lasted through his 1979 trial, which resulted in the serial killer's death sentence.
Ohio sheriff lands role in Ted Bundy biopic
CINCINNATI (AP) — An outspoken Ohio sheriff says he landed an unexpected role in an upcoming biopic about serial killer Ted Bundy.
Grade level: Senior
Favorite food: Chicken Nuggets
Favorite actor/actress: Zac Efron
Favorite song: “21” by Hunter Hayes
Favorite teacher: Natalie Williams
Favorite board game/card game: Skip-Bo
Favorite website/app/video game: Twitter or Instagram
If you could have dinner with any three people living or dead: Diana Tarausi, Zac Efron, Beyonce
‘The Greatest Showman’ sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head forever
'The Greatest Showman' sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head forever
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If you've already seen "The Greatest Showman," you've probably been humming the songs ever since you left the theater.
John Malkovich has joined the cast of the Ted Bundy movie 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'.
The 'Being John Malkovich' star - who has twice been nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar, for 'Places in the Heart' in 1984 and 'In The Line Of Fire' in 1993 - will play Judge Edward Cowart, who presided over the serial killer's trial in Florida and sentenced him to death in 1979, Deadline reports.
Obviously, Mick LaSalle and I saw different movies (Dec. 22 film review, “‘Greatest Showman’ is a flashy mess.”
“The Greatest Showman” was glorious and soaring, and my litmus test? It is a movie I would see again — in the theater. It may not be the most accurate telling of the P.T. Barnum story, but who cares? This was a movie musical starring Hugh Jackman ... Hugh Jackman, everybody — he sings, he dances, he emotes.
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Hugh Jackman says quality TV has improved Hollywood movies
Hugh Jackman says prestige TV helped 'The Greatest Showman' to be a better movie.
Hugh was first attacked to the movie in 2009 but it didn't start filming until 2016 and Hugh believes that the quality of TV shows in the current climate has forced Hollywood movies to improve in order to tempt people out of their homes.
Grade level: Senior
Best friend: My mom
Favorite TV show character: Shaun from “The Good Doctor”
Favorite song: “Classic” by MKTO
Favorite teacher: Mr. McClure
If you could have dinner with any three people that you ever wanted: My sister Savanna, Taylor Swift and Zac Efron
If you could go anywhere for vacation and money wasn’t an issue: Peru
Zac Efron is happy to be known as a "musical guy".
The 30-year-old actor shot to fame in the 'High School Musical' franchise as well as starring in the movie adaptation of 'Hairspray' but although Efron loves the superhero genre, he admitted he is a "different kind of guy".
When asked if he is eyeing a role in a superhero movie, Efron told Collider: "Not yet. In the superhero world, I think you got to earn those suits so to speak. I'm happy to be in musicals. I'm the musical guy.
Kenny Ortega would love to do 'High School Musical 4' but only with a brand new cast.
The 67-year-old director and choreographer helmed the popular Disney musical trilogy - which launched the careers of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale - but since the last movie back in 2006, fans have eagerly been waiting for the next installment.
Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron and his younger brother, Dylan Efron, paid a visit to Glacier National Park in June to shoot a commercial for Columbia Sportswear, that was released last week. Efron, 29, is best known for his roles in the hit series "High School Musical" and blockbusters "17 Again," "Baywatch" and the "Lucky One."
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Chrissy Teigen has a crush on Zac Efron.
The 31-year-old model - who has 17-month-old daughter Luna with her husband John Legend - has confessed to having a "professional" but not "physical" crush on the 'Baywatch' star.
Speaking to the November issue of InStyle magazine, she said: "It's not really like a physical crush on him ... like, I really enjoy his films. I enjoy him in a professional manner."
Alexandra Daddario is set to star in the dramatic thriller 'I Am Not A Bird'.
The 31-year-old actress - who has previously appeared in the 'Baywatch' remake and 2015's 'San Andreas' - has been tapped up to star in the new William Olsson-directed movie, which is based on the Catherine Hanrahan novel 'Lost Girls and Love Hotels'.
Efron can’t lift The Rock’s weights
‘Baywatch’ cast laughs off critical response
Zac Efron finds discussion about his body "embarrassing".
The 29-year-old actor was motivated to get into incredible shape for his role in the new 'Baywatch' movie by his co-star The Rock but admitted that he hates talking about his abs.
Speaking on ITV chat show 'Lorraine', he said: "It's weird. It's embarrassing to talk about. It's a lot of training. I was with The Rock, so it's motivation. We never worked out together though."
Zac Efron says kissing Dwayne Johnson was "one off the bucket list" for him.
The 29-year-old actor got to kiss his 'Baywatch' co-star on the set of the hit movie and joked it was something he had always dreamed of doing.
Speaking on The Late Late Show with James Corden, he quipped: "He tasted like a Winterfresh commercial. It was crazy ... It was like, 'He's good at that too?' He's just the best at everything ... It was an awesome kiss and one off the bucket list for me for sure."
'Baywatch' producers are already planning a sequel.
The action comedy movie - which is based on the popular television show of the same name and stars Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Zac Efron - isn't due to hit UK cinema screens until Monday (29.05.17), but producer Beau Flynn has said the production crew already have "an amazing story" lined up for a second instalment.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" NEW
The fifth installment in the seafaring franchise follows the Pirates formula featuring the action-adventure genre and beloved character Jack Sparrow will attract kids. This aquatic action-adventure is fine for older kids and teens but too violent and scary for younger kids. Rated PG-13 for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive content.
Dwayne Johnson has ab envy
New ‘Baywatch’ cast on the lifeguard legacy
Priyanka Chopra, Zac Efron react to Manchester arena blasts
Alexandra Daddario got "all the revenge" on the high school boys that turned her down by starring in 'Baywatch'.
The 31-year-old actress - who plays Zac Efron's love interest Summer Quinn in the hit movie - is excited she got the chance to be a Baywatch babe.
She told Australia's breakfast show Today: "It was thrilling, I felt like I got all the revenge on all the high school boys that turned me down - I could finally be a Baywatch babe ... it was exciting."
Vanessa Hudgens has urged her fans to "stay committed" to achieving their goals.
The 28-year-old actress rose to fame after starring as Gabriella Montez in the Disney musical movie franchise 'High School Musical', and has said the best advice she would give to her younger fans who are still in school is to "work hard" and "stay really dedicated" in order to help reach their full potential.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zac Efron has signed on to star as Ted Bundy in a biopic about the serial killer.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson says Zac Efron has "soft lips".
The 45-year-old actor - who is in a relationship with Lauren Hashian - locked lips with his hunky co-star during an underwater scene for the upcoming action comedy movie 'Baywatch', and has now answered the question he's been asked by "millions of young ladies" surrounding what it's like to kiss the star.
Zac Efron is thinking about settling down.
The 'Baywatch' star turns 30 in October and is keen to find the right girl to settle down with after seeing some of his pals in "great relationships".
He said: "I didn't think much about settling down until recently. Now that I'm getting closer to my 30s, I'm around some great relationships and I've seen expert couples at work. I'm realising that you have to find your own happiness before you can make somebody else happy."
Missing ‘La La Land’? ‘The Greatest Showman’ is coming
LAS VEGAS (AP) — 'City of Stars' might still be stuck in your head, but the Oscar-winning 'La La Land' songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul already have another big screen musical on the horizon: "The Greatest Showman" starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.
The cast of "Baywatch" took the stage Tuesday afternoon alongside around two dozen scantily clad men and women sporting the classic red bathing suits to preview the film for exhibitors and theater owners at the annual convention.
Paris Jackson was left "heartbroken" by Zac Efron at her first concert.
The 18-year-old actress - who is the daughter of music icon Michael Jackson - was a huge 'High School Musical' fan as a child and was, therefore, devastated to learn Zac wouldn't be performing at her first-ever gig because he was working on another film project.
Paris explained: "The first concert that I actively wanted to see was 'High School Musical'."
Smart Rating: 53.87Genre: Children, Musical ComedyStarring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley TisdaleDescription: During summer vacation, Troy (Zac Efron) gets a job at Sharpay's (Ashley Tisdale) resort but doesn't realize she has an ulterior motive for hiring him.
Smart Rating: 74.93Genre: Children, Musical ComedyStarring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, Ashley TisdaleTroy Bolton (Zac Efron), the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Anne Hudgens) at a holiday karaoke party. When they return to campus, Troy and Gabriella audition for the upcoming school musical. Meanwhile, the jealous Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale) conspires to squelch their chances. The two must struggle to make it to auditions while also meeting their existing obligations to the basketball team and the academic decathlon.
Priyanka Chopra was laughing all the time when she filmed the upcoming 'Baywatch' movie.
The 34-year-old Bollywood-turned-Hollywood babe portrays baddie Victoria Leeds in the movie inspired by the TV series of the same name.
Priyanka stars in the action-comedy along with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, Zac Efron as Matt Brody, Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn and Kelly Rohrbach as C.J. Parker and she admits every day shooting on the beach was full of laughs.
Zac Efron rocking gold Aviator sunglasses from Randolph Engineering in Randolph in the trailer for the “Baywatch” remake ... Retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz chatting up guests and passing out limited-edition Peter Max lithographs signed by Papi and Max at the Vue 24 restaurant at Foxwoods. (The casino has raised nearly $1 million in support of the David Ortiz Children’s Fund) ... WCVB naming Paige Harrison, from the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in West Palm...
Thanks to Netflix, electronic dance music finally gets its due
We’re a decade into the electronic-dance music (aka EDM) boom of the 2000s. So why hasn’t there been a great American TV show or movie set within the scene?
EDM — and all the raptures, perils and outsize personalities that come with it — would seem a natural setting for film. Its exaggerated stage productions are science fiction in scope, and its egos are Shakespearean.
Interview with Biles, Raisman is must-cringe TV
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Costas' studio interview with American gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman following their gold and silver-medal winning floor routines was cringe-worthy television.
Simone Biles and Zac Efron: Who’s the bigger fan of whom?
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Simone Biles, the biggest breakout star of the Rio Olympics, was starstruck. Understandable — despite four gold medals the gymnast is still a 19-year-old meeting movie star Zac Efron.
But Efron might be an even bigger fan of Biles. He spent all week tweeting admiration for the U.S. gymnastics team and sending along congratulations when Biles and the "Final Five" took home the team gold.