Saturday, July 22, 2017

Movies

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, Elizabeth and Richard Jones, flip through photos of their daughter Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old camera assistant killed Feb. 20 by a freight train while filming a movie in southeast Georgia, as they sit in their attorney's office, in Atlanta.

BY RUSS BYNUM SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A railroad owner must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a ...
In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Ed Sheeran attends the the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

Ed Sheeran is basking in the aftermath of his “Game of Thrones” cameo. Sheeran appeared as a Lannister soldier leading a group in song in the season premiere of the ...
FILE - This file image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Woody Harrelson, center, in a scene from, "War for the Planet of the Apes." “War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales, according to information available Sunday, July 16, 2017.

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Monkey business still pays. “War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the North American box office, opening with ...
This image provided by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios shows a scene from the animated sequel film, "Wreck-It Ralph 2."

BY LINDSEY BAHR ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it’s getting a football team’s worth of original Disney ...
In this May 30, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., right, and former talk show host David Letterman arrive for their conversation at 92Y in New York.

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Letterman and Sen. Al Franken were both feeling frustrated about pessimism around the topic of climate change — so they got together ...
In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, actress Emma Stone arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emma Stone says that male co-stars have taken pay cuts to ensure she received equal pay on films. Speaking to tennis great Billie Jean King in ...
This file image released by Illumination and Universal Pictures shows the Minions in a scene from "Despicable Me 3."

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will ...
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Optimus Prime in a scene from, "Transformers: The Last Knight."

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — The hulking machines of “Transformers” are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they’re still big in China. Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The ...
The cast and producers of Downton Abbey on the red carpet at the launch of an exhibition about the television series at the Marina Bay Sands on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Singapore.

BY ANNABELLE LIANG SINGAPORE (AP) — A “Downton Abbey” movie is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018, an NBCUniversal executive said Wednesday. Michael Edelstein, president at ...
In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Christopher Miller, left, and Phil Lord pose for a photo at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards at TAO Downtown, in New York.

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s been a disturbance in the force and the young Han Solo film is suddenly without a director. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said ...
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