Actor Frank Vallelonga Jr. died from accidental overdoseApril 11, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Vallelonga Jr., an actor who appeared in the Oscar-winning movie “Green Book,” died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl and cocaine, according to the New York City medical examiner's office.
Actor in ‘Green Book’ found dead on New York City streetDecember 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A man found dead on a New York City sidewalk this week was identified Thursday as Frank Vallelonga Jr., an actor who appeared in the Oscar-winning movie “Green Book.”
Vallelonga, 60, is the son of one-time Copacabana bouncer Frank Vallelonga Sr., known as Tony Lip, who was portrayed by Viggo Mortensen in the 2018 film.
‘That’s a strange accent!’: Viggo Mortensen tackles Essex dialectAugust 5, 2022 GMT
New this week: ‘The Sandman,’ ‘My Life as a Rolling Stone’August 1, 2022 GMT
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Q&A: Cronenberg on bodies, death and the future of moviesMay 31, 2022 GMT
CANNES, France (AP) — David Cronenberg is sitting on a balcony when a squawking seagull flies overhead.
“Full of plastic, that bird,” Cronenberg says, smiling.
The 79-year-old Canadian auteur has long been fascinated by what's in our bodies and what we put in them.
Q&A: Kristen Stewart on body horror, Cronenberg and CannesMay 25, 2022 GMT
CANNES, France (AP) — In David Cronenberg’s “Crimes of the Future,” in which an artist played by Viggo Mortensen has organs and tumors plucked from his body in performance art excavations, Kristen Stewart plays a timid bureaucrat swiftly turned passionate devotee.
In ‘The Rescue’ a perilous underwater mission in focusOctober 7, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Stanton, the elite British cave diver who helped lead the mission to save 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in 2018, isn’t much for movies. Stanton will without hesitation plunge into the murkiest of waters but he rarely sets foot inside a darkened movie theater.
Viggo Mortensen’s career to be honored by Spanish festivalJune 22, 2020 GMT
MADRID (AP) — The career of Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn in the popular trilogy “Lord of the Rings” and a protagonist in the Academy Award-winning “Green Book,” will be honored at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival...
Travelers can retrace ‘Green Book’ path with some researchFebruary 20, 2019 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie "Green Book" has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America...
The list of nominees for the 91st Academy AwardsJanuary 22, 2019 GMT
The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:
Best picture: Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born," ''Vice...
List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsDecember 12, 2018 GMT
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:...
National Board of Review names ‘Green Book’ year’s best filmNovember 28, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The feel-good road-trip drama "Green Book" was named the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor, by the National Board of Review in one of the first in a parade of awards season honors.