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Mel Brooks Fingers Joke at Hollywood Hand Ceremony

Veteran funnyman Mel Brooks sank his hand and foot prints into the cement outside Hollywood's famed Chinese Theater on Monday -- and couldn't help adding a little extra detail for a laugh.

The comic director's left hand appeared to have miraculously grown a sixth finger for the ceremony, ensuring his handprints will stand out from those of generations of Tinseltown greats it joins on Hollywood Boulevard.

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Swedish DJ Avicii Calls Off Shows due to Health

Acclaimed Swedish DJ Avicii on Monday called off all his remaining shows for health reasons after undergoing surgery earlier this year.

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Witherspoon Generating Oscar Buzz in Latest Roles

Reese Witherspoon, who won an Oscar in 2006, is generating critical buzz again, appearing at the Toronto film festival Monday in two based-on-true-life films.

"You never set out to make a film that's going to get awards," Witherspoon commented about the talk surrounding her performances in "The Good Lie," about an American woman who takes in Sudanese refugees, and "Wild," based on author Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir.

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Oprah Opens 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend'

Oprah Winfrey and a team of guests on Saturday completed the first stop of an eight-city U.S. tour of "Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend," rocking an Atlanta arena where thousands danced, applauded and sought inspiration for transforming their lives.

Atlanta was the opening city and featured Oprah and such guests as authors Deepak Chopra and Elizabeth Gilbert, inspirational speaker Iyanla Vanzant and pastor Rob Bell. A statement released by organizers said the arena tour was intended as a catalyst for a wider movement to engage, encourage and empower women.

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Chicago Actress Dies after Being Struck by Tree

Molly Glynn, an accomplished Chicago theater actress who also played a recurring role as a doctor on the TV series "Chicago Fire," has died after a tree toppled by a powerful storm struck her as she rode her bike in a forest park. She was 46.

Glynn was with her husband, Joe Foust, when the storm rolled quickly into the area, just north of Chicago, the executive director of First Folio Theatre and a close family friend, David Rice, said Sunday.

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Rihanna Front Row as Wang Urban Cool Wows New York

Alexander Wang proved himself one of the biggest innovators in New York fashion Saturday with a fast tempo, uber-cool catwalk show that won personal praise from style icon Rihanna.

Wang's 2015 spring/summer collection for his eponymous label saw impeccable tailoring brought up to the minute with leather, string meshing and rubber to refine the urban, androgynous look for which he is famous.

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Celebrities Center Stage at Eclectic New York Fashion Shows

Top designers pulled in celebrity guests and models on day four of New York Fashion Week Sunday, with highlights from Diane von Furstenberg, Donna Karan and Versus Versace.

British super model Naomi Campbell and Kim Kardashian's younger half-sister Kendall sashayed down the runway at von Furstenberg's French Riveria inspired 2015 spring/summer collection.

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Joan Rivers Gets Star-Studded New York Funeral

Fashion, film and comedy stars joined grieving relatives Sunday to say goodbye to comedy legend Joan Rivers at a New York funeral that fulfilled her last wish for a showbiz send-off.

Film stars Whoopi Goldberg and Sarah Jessica Parker joined Rivers' daughter Melissa and grandson Cooper at the hour-long, private service at Temple Emanu-El on 5th Avenue.

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U.S. Gallery to Display Stars' Leaked Nude Pics as Art

Some of the nude celebrity photos stolen online in a massive hack will be displayed in an exhibit by an artist known for repurposing photos taken by paparazzi, a U.S. gallery said Friday.

The artist, known as "XVALA," will use photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and top model Kate Upton, who saw their intimate photos exposed on the Internet last week.

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Broadway Outshines Hollywood On and Off Screen

The age-old rivalry between Broadway and Hollywood took central stage at this year's Venice film festival, which winds up on Saturday, with a host of theatre-based tales and stars denouncing a declining Silver Screen industry.

"Hollywood's gone in the wrong direction," master of screwball comedy Peter Bogdanovich said ahead of the premier of his delicious theatre-based comedy "She's Funny That Way", starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.

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