Thursday, March 30, 2017

Movies

In this May 16, 2016 file photo, Adam Sandler, a cast member in "The Do-Over," poses at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Netflix has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a ...
This April 7, 2011, file photo, shows Carrie Fisher at the 2011 NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) —€” Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Fisher completed filming her ...
In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, comedian Amy Schumer speaks to the crowd during the Women's March rally in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amy Schumer won’t be playing Barbie after all. Variety reports the comedian has dropped out of a live-action film based on the Mattel doll due to ...
This Sept. 2, 2005 file photo shows best-selling author Vince Flynn in the library of his Edina, Minn. home. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The late Minnesota author Vince Flynn’s counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in September. CBS Films and Lionsgate announced Wednesday that “American Assassin,” ...
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal poses during a photocall for the movie Life, in Paris, France, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

BY DAVID SALEH RAUF AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There’s a bromance brewing between actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood stars say they hit it off so well during ...
Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron gestures in thanks toward journalists during a press conference following the end of filming of his new movie "Roma," in Mexico City, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

BY NATALIA CANO MEXICO CITY (AP) — For Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron, returning to film in his native Mexico was an itch that took 16 years to finally scratch. Ever ...
This Feb. 22, 1982 file photo shows actor and movie director Orson Welles during a press conference in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Langevin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Orson Welles’ last film finally has a home. Netflix has acquired the global rights to Welles’ “The Other Side of the Wind” and will finance its ...
A man walks in front of the a movie advertising board at shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)

BY EILEEN NG KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie “Beauty and the Beast” in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors ...
In this April 12, 2015 file photo, Mark Ruffalo, from left, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Evans present Robert Downey Jr. with the generation award at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The MTV Movie Awards are getting a reboot. Network officials announced Monday that after 25 years of celebrating everything from the irreverent to the excellent in ...
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from, "Kong: Skull Island." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a battle of the beasts at the box office this weekend, and King Kong emerged as the definitive victor over Wolverine. ...
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