Despite pressure from an ultra-conservative lawmaker, Russia's Culture Ministry has approved the release of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" movie despite protests over a gay character.
The Philippine government has protested the depiction of a fictional leader of its country who makes a pass at the female U.S. Secretary of State in the CBS drama "Madam Secretary."
China has dismissed the Dalai Lama as "deceptive" after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader criticized some Beijing leaders in an interview with British comedian John Oliver.
Hollywood dream team Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep are considering taking on some classified government documents in a feature film about the Pentagon Papers case.
Matt Damon's ties to the Boston Marathon are so personal they're stained with sweat: He's never run it himself, but his father and brother have four times.
The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive US$85.3 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday, while best-picture winner "Moonlight" got a significant, if far from superhero-sized, Oscar bump.
David Letterman says he would have handled President Donald Trump a bit differently than "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon.
"Felicite," a tale about a nightclub singer who has to scrape together funds to pay for her son's treatment after a road accident, scooped the top prize on Saturday at Africa's top cinema festival.
Shirley MacLaine is putting something together about her life for the first time.
A spokeswoman for the PwC auditing firm says the company has hired protection for the two accountants responsible for the best-picture flub at the Oscars.