Latest Movies News

Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Aug. 16, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm,” has died. He was 81. ...

Fox News gets into movies with story from romance novelist

Aug. 16, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

DAVID BAUDER (AP) — Fox News is getting into the movies by producing its first feature film, an adaptation of “The Shell Collector” from romance novelist Nancy Naigle. The movie, which debuts Sept. 1, is the first of four films planned over the next year on the Fox Nation...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Aug. 16, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Incredibox, So Far So Good 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7....

Apple-Movies-Top-10

Aug. 16, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

Movies US charts: 1. Elvis 2. Minions: The Rise of Gru 3. Jurassic World Dominion 4. Everything Everywhere All At Once 5. Gone in the Night 6. The Black Phone 7. The Unbearable Weight of Massive...

Nicholas Evans, 'The Horse Whisperer' author, dies at 72

Aug. 15, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nicholas Evans, the British author of the bestselling novel “The Horse Whisperer," has died at 72, his representatives said Monday. United Agents said Evans died “suddenly” on Aug. 9 following a heart attack. Published in 1995, “The Horse...

Medical investigator rules Baldwin set shooting an accident

Aug. 15, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The fatal film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin last year was an accident, according to a determination made by New Mexico's Office of the Medical Investigator following the completion of an autopsy and a review of law enforcement reports. ...

Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

Aug. 15, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured. ...

Rock icon Melissa Etheridge announces solo off-Broadway show

Aug. 15, 2022 10:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Melissa Etheridge has found a new stage: The Grammy- and Oscar-winner will unveil a solo show mixing her music and stories off-Broadway. “Melissa Etheridge: My Window – A Journey Through Life” will play 12 performances only starting Oct. 13 at the...

New this week: 'House of the Dragon,' Lakers doc and Lovato

Aug. 15, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — In the almost 25 years since Princess Diana died, there has never been any shortage of content...

Anne Heche, star with troubled life, dies of crash injuries

Aug. 14, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53. Heche was “peacefully taken off life...