Art news

Pixar dives back in the ocean for 'Finding Dory'

A general view at the premiere of ''Finding Dory'' at El Capitan theater.
18 Jun 2016
The forgetful blue fish who won hearts in Pixar's blockbuster animation "Finding Nemo" is going on another journey, this time to find her own origin story.   "Finding Dory," out in U.S. theaters on Friday,...

Leonardo DiCaprio is ordered deposed over 'Wolf of Wall Street'

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio
18 Jun 2016
A federal judge has ordered actor Leonardo DiCaprio to be deposed in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Stratton Oakmont executive over his alleged depiction in the 2013 Martin Scorsese film "The Wolf of Wall Street." U.S....

Louvre moving some artwork as floodwaters rise in Paris

The Louvre Museum
05 Jun 2016
Some artworks at the Louvre in Paris will be moved to protect them from possible flooding after the Seine burst its banks following days of torrential rain. The works in vulnerable locations will be evacuated to higher levels as the Louvre...

Jodie Foster focuses on directing after 50 years in spotlight

31 May 2016
Hollywood star Jodie Foster is setting her sights on directing more movies as she marks half a century in the spotlight, although has no plans to completely quit acting. The 53-year-old, in Sydney to promote her latest directorial effort...

Johnny Depp ordered to stay away from wife over abuse claim

Amber Heard in a photo filed in court to obtain a restraining order against husband Johnny Depp. 
28 May 2016
Johnny Depp was hit with a restraining order yesterday after his wife appeared in court with a black eye, accusing the Oscar-nominated star of assaulting her.   Amber Heard, who filed for divorce in Los Angeles earlier this week and...

Justin Bieber sued over riff in smash hit 'Sorry'

Justin Bieber attends the 3rd annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at NYU Paulson Auditorium in New York April 27, 2012.
27 May 2016
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber and the co-writers of his 2015 smash hit "Sorry" are being sued for allegedly stealing a vocal riff from another artist who said she used it on her own song a year earlier. In a complaint made...

Chanel announces new exhibition, 'The Woman Who Reads'

reading books
27 May 2016
Chanel is coming to Venice this fall with a new Culture Chanel exhibition titled "The Woman Who Reads". The exhibition will explore Gabrielle Chanel's creative world from the perspective of her relationship to books and...

Singers, actors, riders to honor Queen Elizabeth in birthday pageant

Britain's Queen Elizabeth 
15 May 2016
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is due to attend a celebration of her 90th birthday on Sunday featuring some of the leading stars of show business and almost 1,000 horses.   Pop performers Kylie Minogue and Jess Glynne, opera singers...

Megan Fox is the new face of ‘Stormfall'

Famous face: Megan Fox joins Plarium hit mobile game ‘Stormfall: Rise of Balur'. — Plarium
08 May 2016
The actress best known for her role in The Transformers franchise has landed a staring role as the main character in mobile game Stormfall: Rise of Balur.    Fox will be lending her likeness to ‘Amelia Delthanis', a...

Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor over Prince drug accusations

Comedian Arsenio Hall is shown in Los Angeles, California, October 19, 2015 and Irish recording artist Sinead O'Connor is shown in New York, December 14, 2011 in this combination photo.
07 May 2016
Comedian Arsenio Hall has filed a defamation lawsuit against the singer Sinead O'Connor, who accused him of supplying drugs to music legend Prince, whose death on April 21 has prompted speculation about an overdose.   The US$5...