Update: Leaders, celebrities expected at climate talks

California 12/03/18, 04:48

The Latest on the U.N. climate conference (all times local):10:45 a.m.No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities.Monday's gathering of ministers and national leaders for the start of the U.N. talks on tackling global warming is getting a dose of glitz.Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, ...

A few honorary Oscars firsts at this year’s Governors Awards

Entertainment 11/18/18, 10:34

The first Oscars of awards season will be bestowed Sunday.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is honoring a few Hollywood legends who have as yet missed out on Oscar gold at the 10th annual Governors Awards.Honorary Oscar recipients include actress Cicely Tyson , composer Lalo Schifrin and publicist ...

Composer Lalo Schifrin says Oscar is an ‘amazing honor’

Entertainment 11/16/18, 11:28

Composer Lalo Schifrin has been nominated for six Academy Awards and gone home empty handed every time until now.The Argentinian musician behind the iconic themes for "Mission: Impossible" and "Dirty Harry" will be accepting an honorary Oscar this Sunday at the Governors Awards in Hollywood, alongside actress Cicely Tyson and ...

Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

Entertainment 11/15/18, 17:17

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving $300,000 to help the victims of California's deadly wildfires.The organization best known for creating and organizing the Golden Globe Awards on Thursday announced the donation to four organizations that also include money for victims and families of last week's mass shooting in Southern ...

Honorary Oscar recipient Marvin Levy can’t believe his luck

Entertainment 11/15/18, 16:09

When Marvin Levy says he never expected to get an Oscar, it's not false modesty. It just wasn't a possibility.Levy is one of the most respected publicists in Hollywood, with more than a half century of experience at companies like MGM, Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks and Amblin. His four-decade partnership with ...

Idris Elba’s daughter named Golden Globe Ambassador

Entertainment 11/14/18, 21:36

Idris Elba's daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that 16-year-old Isan Elba will assume the ambassador title for the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. Her 46-year-old father was named Sexiest Man Alive ...

Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires

Entertainment 11/12/18, 21:40

Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a wildfire destroyed or imperiled the homes of celebrities and other Southern California residents.Red carpets for the Sandra Bullock film "Bird Box" and "Under the Silver Lake" with Andrew Garfield were canceled Monday, an American Film Institute festival spokeswoman ...

Actor Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using racial slur

Entertainment 11/10/18, 00:02

Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film "Green Book."Mortensen, who is white, appeared Wednesday at the event with his co-star, Mahershala Ali, and director Peter Farrelly.Mortensen told The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday he was making the point that many ...

Actress-writer Waithe: Films fall short of ethnic equality

Entertainment 10/30/18, 19:01

Actress and Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe says Hollywood is falling short of ethnic equality despite black-led films including "Moonlight" and "Black Panther."Waithe said Tuesday that while many white-oriented films such as "La La Land" are released every year, movies created by black artists and actors remain rarities.Waithe said true equality ...

‘Black Panther’ costume designer to receive career award

Entertainment 10/23/18, 12:09

Ruth E. Carter, the creator of the stunning costumes of "Black Panther" and numerous other Hollywood films, will receive the career achievement award at next year's Costume Designers Guild Awards.The guild announced Tuesday that the two-time Academy Award nominee will receive the honor at the 21st annual ceremony held Feb. ...

Lady Gaga getting married? She thanks ‘fiance’ during speech

Entertainment 10/16/18, 13:32

Lady Gaga apparently is getting married.The 32-year-old singer and "A Star is Born" actress thanked her "fiance" Christian Carino as she finished speaking Monday night at Elle's 25th annual Women in Hollywood event. A message seeking comment from her publicist was not returned.Gaga was sporting a ring on her left ...

Portman, Clooney call for action at Hollywood luncheon

Entertainment 10/12/18, 19:51

Natalie Portman is calling out Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood's lack of diversity at the Variety Power of Women event Friday in Beverly Hills.Tiffany Haddish arrives at Variety's Power of Women event on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)The Oscar-winning ...

Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac for kicking him out

Entertainment 10/12/18, 07:46

Lindsey Buckingham is suing Fleetwood Mac for kicking him off the band's new tour.In the suit, the Hollywood Reporter says the guitarist and songwriter is seeking his share of the tour because he says he still wants and is able to perform.The suit names bandmates Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Christine ...

LeBron in LA: Superstar begins next chapter with Lakers

Basketball 10/10/18, 18:46

When LeBron James chose the Los Angeles Lakers, the burgeoning entertainment mogul realized many people would think he joined a mediocre team with a five-year playoff drought because he wanted to be in Hollywood.James simply scoffs at the notion he's thinking about anything but his day job as he begins ...

Post #MeToo, opportunity still a mixed bag for women in film

Entertainment 10/09/18, 12:22

In the year after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and the rise of #MeToo awareness, women in Hollywood are still processing and evaluating if anything has fundamentally changed in their business.FILE - In this Aug 23, 2018 file photo, Kristen Stewart poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel ...

Charges rare for Hollywood figures in year since Weinstein

Entertainment 10/06/18, 10:21

The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful men in Hollywood into exile, but it has yet to put many of them in handcuffs or jail cells.It's becoming increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges may remain the norm.FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby ...

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