ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS ON THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — Carrying boxes of fruit, Richard Gere visited rescued migrants Friday on a humanitarian ship that has been struck in the Mediterranean Sea for...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audrey Wells, who wrote the screenplay for the brand new feature film "The Hate U Give," died the day before the film was released after a five-year battle with cancer. She was 58.
A representative from United Talent Agency said Wells died Thursday.
Wells also wrote and directed the 2003 romantic comedy "Under the Tuscan Sun."
NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrons and employees of a diner in the upstate New York village where actor Richard Gere grew up got a surprise over the weekend when he stopped by the restaurant with his new wife and father.
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.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Lauren Hutton is going to be this year's honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival.
The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life Achievement Award next month in Waterville, Maine.
Festival programmer Ken Eisen told the Morning Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2u03TZ6) that Hutton was part of what he described as a golden age of American filmmaking in the 1970s and that she broke the rules for aging by modeling nude at age 61.
Gere on Steve Coogan: ‘He’s incredible’
Gere tackles enters a moral maze in ‘The Dinner’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This summer at the movies there will be aliens, evil and friendly, pirates, scantily-clad lifeguards, ladies letting loose, some classic superheroes in fresh suits, an evil mummy, two King Arthurs and a few very different war films.
Here's a monthly rundown some of the summer's highlights. Dates are subject to change.
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Gere on Israel: ‘The occupation is destroying everyone’
JERUSALEM (AP) — Actor Richard Gere has compared life for Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron to segregation in the United States.
The "Pretty Woman" star toured Hebron this week with Breaking the Silence, a group of Israeli ex-soldiers who criticize Israeli policies in the West Bank.
During the visit, Gere said "it's exactly what the Old South was in America," according to a clip aired Wednesday by Israel's Channel 2 TV.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Richard Gere has lashed out at Israel over its settlements in territory that Palestinians want for a state.
The "Pretty Woman" star came to Jerusalem for the local premiere of a new film by Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar in which he stars.
A story in Sunday's Haaretz newspaper quoted the actor as saying "settlements are such an absurd provocation ... and they are certainly not part of the program of someone who wants a genuine peace process."
BERLIN (AP) — Richard Gere says U.S. President Donald Trump lacks substance, likening him to a burger without the filling.
The actor, who's in Berlin promoting his new film "The Dinner" about a politician facing tough personal and moral choices, says Trump "has pushed it to the limit."
In an interview Friday with The Associated Press, Gere quoted the 1980s television commercial in which a fast-food chain customer asks "where's the beef?" when handed a giant hamburger bun.
Gere says Trump is ‘like a game show person’
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Ben and Debbie Huss drove the long road through the Outer Banks toward the house made famous by the movie "Nights in Rodanthe."
For that weekend in 2009 they would be like the movie's stars, Richard Gere and Diane Lane, romancing to the sound of the Atlantic surf.
The couple passed by the four-story beachfront home without recognizing it. They stopped for directions and were shocked when they realized which house it was.
"That old raggedy house up the road?" Ben Huss asked.