Entertainment
Latest stories
Fire Engulfs Celebrated TV Drama Set in Istanbul

A celebrated outdoor film set in Istanbul, used in a number of top-rating Turkish soap dramas, caught fire on Friday but there were no casualties, local officials said.

W140 Full Story
Nadine Labaki, Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma and Antoun Sehnaoui Receive Oscar Membership Invitations

 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of new members, extending invites to 928 people, including four Lebanese artists, to become Academy voters: Nadine Labaki, Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma and Antoun Sehnaoui.

W140 Full Story
Michael Jackson Returns Posthumously on Drake Album

Michael Jackson returned posthumously Friday with new music as the late King of Pop starred on the new album by Drake.

W140 Full Story
Grammys Expand Nominee Field after Criticism on Diversity

The Grammys will expand the number of nominees in main categories for music's most prestigious awards as organizers try to counter a backlash over how few women and minorities are winning.

In one of the biggest changes at the Grammys in years, the Recording Academy -- which administers the prizes -- said Tuesday in a letter to members that next year's awards will boost the field of hopefuls from five to eight for the top four categories.

W140 Full Story
US Migrant Crisis in 'Ridiculous Moment', Says Sharon Stone

The migrant crisis has reached a "ridiculous moment" in the United States but it is a worldwide problem that underscores a "lack of humanity", US actress Sharon Stone said Monday.

W140 Full Story
Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' Blaster Sells for $550,000

In the wildly popular "Star Wars" films, Han Solo once told a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker: "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid."

W140 Full Story
'Game of Thrones' Jon Snow to Marry on-Screen Flame

Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones", are to wed in Britain on Saturday.

W140 Full Story
Reports: Turkish Pop Singer Shot Dead at Resort Nightclub

Turkish pop singer Hacer Tulu and a businessman were shot dead at a nightclub in the popular Aegean resort of Bodrum early Thursday, reports said.

W140 Full Story
G7 Ambassadors 'Deeply Concerned' about Jailed Filmmaker Sentsov

G7 Ambassadors said Thursday they were deeply concerned about Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for more than a month as he serves a 20-year term in a Russian prison camp.

W140 Full Story
Harry and Meghan to Make Ireland First Overseas Engagement

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan will make their first overseas engagement as a married couple when they visit Ireland in July, their Kensington Palace office announced Tuesday. 

W140 Full Story