Movies

‘Chef’ wins audience award at Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) — Jon Favreau‘s Chef won the Heineken Audience Award Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film, which is directed by and stars Favreau, is about a chef who operates a food…

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Kate Upton was ‘a little uncomfortable’ in bikini scene in ‘The Other Woman’

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) — Model Kate Upton said she was “a little uncomfortable” filming her bikini scene in her first film, The Other Woman, because the film crew was staring at her. “It was funny because when we…

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Sofia Coppola and Willem Dafoe named to Cannes jury

CANNES, France, April 29 (UPI) — A number of famous names will sit on the jury for the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, held May 14-25 in Cannes, France. Organizers said Monday that director Sofia Coppola and actors Willem Dafoe…

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Monty Python farewell show will be shown in movie theaters worldwide

LONDON, April 24 (UPI) — Monty Python farewell show The Last Night of Monty Python will be shown in movie theaters worldwide. The Last Night of Monty Python will take place July 20 at the O2 Arena in London. The…

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ announces official cast

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 (UPI) — Star Wars: Episode VII has finally revealed its official cast. The announcement was posted on the official Star Wars website Tuesday, bringing months of fan speculation to an end. The post confirmed that original…

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Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan Reunite 25 Years After ‘When Harry Met Sally’

Nearly 25 years after “When Harry Met Sally” premiered, its stars, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, reunited publicly. At an event honoring the film’s director, Rob Reiner, the former co-stars appeared on stage. The two took the stage and joked…

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Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o in talks for ‘Jungle Book’ remake

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) — Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are in negotiations to partake in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book. If their deals go through, the actresses would be joining Idris Elba in the Jon Favreau-directed…

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Barbie getting her own film franchise

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) — Barbie will soon receive her very own film franchise. Sony Pictures and Mattel have teamed up to give the eternal blonde her own series of movies. Sony studio chief Amy Pascal and production president…

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‘The Other Woman’ steals top box-office spot from ‘Captain America’

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) — Female moviegoers drove Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann‘s comedy, The Other Woman, to the top of the weekend box office. The Fox film, starring Diaz, Mann and model Kate Upton as women who discover…

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Third ‘Hobbit’ film announces new subtitle: The Battle of Five Armies

PUKERUA BAY, New Zealand, April 24 (UPI) — The third Hobbit movie has received a new subtitle, The Battle of the Five Armies. The upcoming film was originally subtitled There and Back Again, and director Peter Jackson took to his…

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