Tom Hanks, great American, has been to some far-flung places in the service of Hollywood and country.
Everybody loved Doris Roberts.
With the real-life Boston Marathon underway Monday, Hollywood film crews took to the marathon finish line and Fenway Park to shoot scenes for competing movies about the deadly 2013 marathon attacks.
"Arnie," the story of a Philippine fisherman filmed by a Taiwanese director with a Filipino mother, has made the final list of "short and medium-length films" competing in International Critics' Week from May 12-20 at the Cannes Film Festival.
Born in Cuba to African slaves, Rafael Padilla battled racism to become the toast of bourgeois Paris, feted by the rich and powerful for his performances as "Chocolat the clown," France's first black celebrity.
The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opened with US$103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.
Video footage of 12 foreign vloggers who have shot their adventures in Taiwan will be part of the latest Fun Taiwan series on the Travel & Living Channel (TLC), in a collaborative promotional effort with the Tourism Bureau targeting internet users.
Bestselling U.S. crime writer Harlan Coben discovered a passion for screen writing during his work on new TV drama "The Five" which now looks set to compete with his career as a novelist.
How do you make it in show biz?
Sean Penn's "The Last Face" about aid workers in Africa will compete at the Cannes Film Festival this year -- along with movies about interracial marriage in 1950s America, illness and poverty in working class Britain and cannibal fashion models in Los Angeles.