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Mel Gibson to direct, co-write remake of 'The Wild Bunch'

Sep. 24, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson will co-write and direct a remake of Sam Peckinpah's classic 1969 Western "The Wild Bunch." Warner Bros. on Monday confirmed that Gibson will helm the production, with Bryan Bagby to co-write the script with him. It will be Gibson's first time directing since his 2016 World War...

Tresnjak makes Met Opera debut in 'Samson et Dalila'

Sep. 23, 2018 3:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Darko Tresnjak thought back to November 2016, when he headed to the acclaimed modernist home designed by Charles Gwathmey in Manchester, Connecticut, he had purchased a year earlier with his husband. "The election happened and I was really depressed, so I went to the house to recuperate,"...

Danny DeVito receives lifetime achievement award in Spain

Sep. 22, 2018 3:22 PM EDT

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Actor Danny DeVito has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's most prestigious film festival in the northern coastal city of San Sebastian. DeVito, 73, received the award from the San Sebastian International Film Festival during Saturday's gala. The American...

Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Sep. 21, 2018 10:57 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three years ago, Lauren Daigle took home three Dove Awards for her debut record, "How Can It Be," and the Louisiana singer-songwriter got her first taste of the weight of genre's expectations on her shoulders. The 2015 album, one of only a few Christian music albums to have been...

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

Sep. 20, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one featuring Beyonce for his hit version of "Mi gente" with Willy William. Spanish sensation Rosalia is next with five nominations. Balvin,...

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

Sep. 18, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" hosted the awards show on NBC Monday. Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"...

Record low viewership for Emmy Awards

Sep. 18, 2018 1:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. A record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people watched the awards show that kicked off a new television season on Monday night. The Nielsen company says that's down from the virtually identical audiences of 11.4 million from the past two...

Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

Sep. 18, 2018 8:10 AM EDT

"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV. She said yes — thank...

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

Sep. 18, 2018 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards. Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein by Appointment, Jessica Biel in ruffly Ralph & Russo and Scarlett Johansson in Balmain represented in white Monday, as...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

Sep. 18, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO's "Game of Thrones" recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever. With the exception of...