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4-Day Comic Con Festival Kicks Off in San Diego

Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.

The four-day festival celebrating film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and other popular arts kicks off with a preview Wednesday night and goes full force Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Review: 'Lucy' Won't Stretch Your Brain Capacity

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

Well, wow. It would be sort of like ... nothing new. Because, it turns out, in real life, humans pretty much DO use their whole brains.

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Film Charts Detroit's 'Slow Motion Catastrophe'

When film director Steve Faigenbaum grew up in Detroit, the city pulsated to the sound of Motown and car manufacturing.

Today, the once mighty city, which declared bankruptcy in 2013, is a nightmarish vision of urban decay that draws young people from all over the world to buy a house for $1,000.

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First Superman Comic Book to Go Up and Away at eBay

A purportedly pristine copy of the first Superman comic book could fetch millions of dollars when it goes up, up and away in an auction at online marketplace eBay.

A copy of Action Comics #1 in which the Kryptonian superhero made his debut in 1938 will be offered in an eBay auction that opens on August 14 and run for ten days.

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'Glee' Star Naya Rivera Marries Ryan Dorsey Months After Big Sean Split

Only three months after calling off her engagement to rapper Big Sean in April, "Glee" star Naya Rivera married actor Ryan Dorsey this past weekend in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, People magazine reports.

The nuptials took place Saturday in front of a small group of close family.

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Zoe Saldana Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Husband Marco Perego

Zoe Saldana is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Marco Perego, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.

"Zoe is about three months pregnant," the insider tells Us of the Guardians of the Galaxy actress, 36. "But she will only announce the news when she's ready."

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British Singer Adele Wins Damages over Photos of Son

British singer Adele has accepted a five-figure sum in damages on behalf of her two-year-old son from a paparazzi agency that took photos of his "milestone moments", her lawyers said on Wednesday.

Adele, 26, and her partner Simon Konecki had brought legal action against Corbis Images UK, arguing that it had no right to intrude upon everyday family occasions such as their son Angelo Adkins' first trip to play group.

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Peaches Geldof Death 'Drug-Related'

Peaches Geldof, daughter of Live Aid founder Bob Geldof, was a heroin addict who died from a drug overdose, a coroner ruled on Wednesday.

Her husband told a hearing that the 25-year-old TV presenter had started taking the drug again in February this year, having given it up three months earlier.

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Nathan Lane: Straight Actors Can Play Gay Roles

Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said.

Lane, who is gay and has played both straight and gay characters, was asked the question at a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. He was there to discuss PBS' presentation of the Broadway play "The Nance," in which he stars.

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Popstars One Direction to Release Film

Hit boy band One Direction is to release a concert film to be screened in cinemas around the world, the group said on Tuesday.

The recording of a concert at San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy will be screened in cinemas on October 11 and 12.

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