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‘Blade Runner’ sequel finds director

‘Blade Runner’ sequel finds director

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the “Blade Runner” sequel. “Prisoners” director Denis Villeneuve is in talks to helm the Alcon Entertainment film. The film is scheduled to start principle photography in the summer of 2016. Hampton Fancher, who co-wrote the original, and Michael Green have written the screenplay, which is based on an idea from ...

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Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of “Star Trek’s” logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83. Nimoy died this morning in Bel Air, California, his son Adam Nimoy told basepolitics. According to his granddaughter, Madeleine Nimoy, the cause of death was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His “Star Trek” co-stars, including William Shatner and ...

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‘Birdman’ flies over Oscars; Moore, Redmayne also win

‘Birdman’ flies over Oscars; Moore, Redmayne also win

Birdman” soared late at the 87th Academy Awards, winning the big prize — best picture. “This guy is as bold as bold could be,” said star Michael Keaton, referring to director and co-writer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. The film also won three other honors: directing, cinematography and original screenplay. Inarritu is the second straight Mexican to win director, after “Gravity’s” Alfonso ...

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Here are the 2015 Oscar winners

Here are the 2015 Oscar winners

After many pun-filled hours, the 87th Academy Awards are over, and dozens of golden statues have found new homes. Eddie Redmayne almost did a jig, John Legend and Common left the room with nary a dry eye, Patricia Arquette threw a slice of the political into her speech, and Birdman director Alejandro G. Iñárritu cleaned up. See the complete list of winners, below. Best picture Birdman Best ...

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Grammy Awards:The winners list

Grammy Awards:The winners list

British soul singer Sam Smith has won four Grammy Awards in the US, including the prestigious prizes for record and song of the year and best new artist.   Album of the YearBeck, Morning Phase (WINNER)Beyonce, BeyonceEd Sheeran, xSam Smith, In The Lonely HourPharrell Williams, Girl Song of the Year Sam Smith, “Stay With Me” (WINNER) Meghan Trainor, “All About ...

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Grammys 2015: Transcript of Bob Dylan’s MusiCares Person of Year speech

Grammys 2015: Transcript of Bob Dylan’s MusiCares Person of Year speech

Bob Dylan was honored by MusiCares, the charity organization that aids musicians in need, at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday night. After performances by artists including Tom Jones, Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Beck, Jackson Browne and others, Dylan himself took a rare opportunity in the spotlight to deliver a 30-plus-minute acceptance speech. Expansive, funny and insightful, Dylan didn’t ...

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No charges for ex-Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina

No charges for ex-Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina

Ex-Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina has been released without charge after his flatmate was stabbed to death with a sword. Lawyers for the 36-year-old said he was acting in self defence after he was assaulted by Joshua Sutter at their home in LA. Prosecutors have decided not to file charges, instead asking detectives to carry on investigating. Speaking three days ...

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Harper Lee: ‘Trade frenzy’ and ‘concern’ over new book

Harper Lee: ‘Trade frenzy’ and ‘concern’ over new book

News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird was published has caused a “trade frenzy”. The Bookseller reported the news was “as big as it gets for new fiction”. But reactions also included concern about why Lee had allowed it to be published. The news comes two months after Lee’s ...

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Would You Take A College Course Taught By Bun B? Here’s How

Would You Take A College Course Taught By Bun B? Here’s How

Bun B is breaking one of the old-school rules of the streets for a great cause: higher learning. Despite the fact that it’s long been an urban adage that “the game is to be sold and not told,” the Professor of Trill is offering up his 20-plus years of experience in the rap game in a free“Religion and Hip-Hop Culture” course. The ...

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Kendall Jenner Gets Hair Makeover For Spring Karl Lagerfeld Campaign

Kendall Jenner Gets Hair Makeover For Spring Karl Lagerfeld Campaign

Another day, another Kendall Jenner campaign. Merely 24 hours since her debut Estée Lauder ad arrived—a dramatic video where the reality TV star turned model flaunted her superior lashes—and a week after we got a look at her first campaign for Marc Jacobs, comes her inaugural Karl Lagerfeld shoot. For Kendall’s latest, she gets bangs and the chance to cozy up with Lagerfeld’s pet model ...

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