The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been delayed again, this time to 2021, because of the effects of COVID-19 on the theatrical business.
I went in fresh to “Tenet.” I didn’t have any real sense of the plot, yes, but it's more that it had been some five months since I was last in a movie theater. That’s a long hiatus — a dark ages...
WEST HOMESTEAD, Pa (AP) — The doors to the AMC Waterfront 22 were locked. They had been for five months, along with most indoor theaters in the U.S. because of COVID-19. But in 20 minutes that was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ticket sales plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters as the coronavirus pandemic led to one of Hollywood's worst weekends at the box...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coronavirus precautions were already popping up in Hollywood: “No handshakes or selfies” signs were posted outside the room where Vin Diesel was promoting his new movie. TV...
It might be too harsh to recommend practicing social distancing with the new Vin Diesel movie “Bloodshot,” but I wouldn't want to shake its hand, either.
MIAMI (AP) — Vin Diesel says it’s the spirit of Paul Walker that motivates him to continue starring in the “Fast and Furious” saga.
Diesel and the cast spoke of the memory of their late...
MIAMI (AP) — DJ Khaled will be celebrating his first-ever Grammy win in the city where the former radio host built his career: Miami.
The hitmaker will perform at multiple pre-Super Bowl...
LONDON (AP) — Production of "Fast & Furious 9" has been halted after a stuntman for the action movie was severely injured in England.
Work on the latest installment of the long-running...
MIAMI (AP) — The weekend news anchor at Miami TV station WPLG has died at 56.
The ABC affiliate says Todd Tongen was found dead by police after his wife was unable to reach him while out of...
GLADBROOK, Iowa (AP) — Patrick Acton's latest creation was inspired by "The Fast and the Furious" movie franchise.
But the Gladbrook artist employed a slow and gentle process — cutting and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Pratt and his fellow "Guardians of the Galaxy" castmates are coming out in support of ousted director James Gunn 10 days after his firing.
In an open letter Monday signed by Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and five other main stars of the franchise, the cast said it fully supports the director and the character he showed both on the set of the first two movies and in the wake of his firing.
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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — In the opening scenes of the latest Vin Diesel action movie, troops in the Dominican Republic chase the hero through a rainforest and down a twisty mountain road. But in real life, the government is doing all it can to welcome the Hollywood star — or anyone else who wants to produce a film in this Caribbean country.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" rocketed to an estimated $145 million debut in North America, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with something the movie business has been craving: a sequel more successful than the original.
Director James Gunn's second "Guardians" film opened 54 percent higher than the 2014 runaway hit, according to studio estimates Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baby Groot was "born" at the end of the first "Guardians of the Galaxy" film, and the extraterrestrial, treelike creature is a tiny, scene-stealing superhero in "Vol. 2."
Voiced by Vin Diesel, the computer-generated character usually says just one thing — "I am Groot" — but it means everything, and his intergalactic comrades always seem to understand his (often foul-mouthed) message.
NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel's continuing space opera "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" has yet to hit theaters, but plans are already in the works for the third installment.
On Monday, James Gunn announced on Facebook that he would be returning to write and direct "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3." Gunn also wrote and directed the first and second "Guardians" films.
The franchise stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and features the voices of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Dodge brand is laying claim to the fastest production car in the U.S., deposing electric car maker Tesla Motors with a freaky-fast 840-horsepower gasoline burner.
The Italian-American automaker says its Demon Challenger can go from zero to 60 (97 kilometers per hour) in 2.3 seconds. That beats the Tesla Model S P100D sedan, which hits 60 in 2.5 seconds.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Life hasn't slowed down for director F. Gary Gray in a while.
After a few years away from the business, the 25-year showbiz and music video veteran burst back into Hollywood's good graces with the critically acclaimed and money-making N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" in 2015 and then sped headfirst into perhaps the biggest challenge of his career: The eighth installment of the "Fast and the Furious" series, "The Fate of the Furious," out Friday.
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NEW YORK (AP) — "The Fast and the Furious" franchise has seen its share of drama outside of the films, but rumored infighting between the series' biggest stars, Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, is uncharted territory for the long-running series.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vin Diesel says he and the "Fast and Furious" crew do not want to let down the late Paul Walker with their new film.
The actor on Wednesday spoke to a packed auditorium at CinemaCon in Las Vegas about the eighth installment in the franchise, "The Fate of the Furious"— the first full film in the series made in the aftermath of Walker's death in 2013.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O'Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night show airs from Florida next week.
The "Tonight Show" host's four-night stand in Orlando celebrates the opening of Universal Orlando Resort's new 3D attraction, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Other guests on the "Tonight" broadcasts airing April 3-6 include Blake Shelton, Scott Eastwood, Dwayne Johnson, Nicole Richie, Flo Rida, Jay Leno and Jason Derulo.
NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to final figures Monday.
The director's second collaboration with the low-budget horror outfit Blumhouse Productions proved an unexpected hit at the North American box office. Though originally expected to vie with the Vin Diesel action sequel "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage," ''Split" doubled its business.
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The character played by late Fast and Furious franchise star Paul Walker could be making a return.
Walker's brother, Caleb, tells "Entertainment Tonight" he has spoken with franchise co-star Vin Diesel about if and when they may be able to bring Paul Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, back for a cameo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The actor who voices the talking tree in "Guardians of the Galaxy" let it slip that his Marvel superhero team will sprout up in "Avengers: Infinity War."
Vin Diesel teased during a Facebook Live video Friday that the intergalactic do-gooders will be part of the third "Avengers" movie.
The "Infinity War" installment is expected to unite several Marvel characters from across 18 films.