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Q&A: Ellen Burstyn on her acting life, and never retiring

Jun. 07, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — That Ellen Burstyn plays a woman who recoils at the very mention of a retirement community in the upcoming film “Queen Bees” is extremely appropriate. Rarely has an actor been as good for as long as Burstyn has. She is still, at 88, tireless, her...

Cannes lineup features Wes Anderson, Sean Penn, Leox Carax

Jun. 03, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup of films from big-name auteurs — including Wes Anderson, Asghar Farhadi, Mia Hansen-Løve and Sean Penn — for its 74th edition, an in-person, summertime event that aims to make a stirring return in July after being canceled last year...

De Niro says leg injury may prevent Tribeca fest appearance

May. 17, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A leg injury may keep Robert De Niro from celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Tribeca Film Festival. The accident happened last week in Oklahoma while on location for the upcoming Martin Scorsese film, “Killers of the Flower Moon.” The two-time...

Rock star Van Zandt helping Connecticut students re-engage

Apr. 20, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Connecticut is turning to music in an effort to get kids more interested in school and help combat the learning loss suffered during the pandemic. Gov. Ned Lamont and state education officials announced Tuesday that Connecticut's public schools will be integrating a...

'Peaky Blinders' actor Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

Apr. 16, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show “Peaky Blinders” and the “Harry Potter” movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer. Her husband, fellow actor Damian Lewis, said McCrory died...

Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in boxer's take on his life

Mar. 22, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson is getting in the TV drama ring against himself. On the heels of Hulu's announcement of a Tyson miniseries to be made without his involvement, the boxing great said he's producing a limited series starring Jamie Foxx. Filmmaker Martin...