It's finally happening! 'Frozen 2' on its way

Disney's Frozen
28 Apr 2017
If you (or, more likely, your kids) are still singing those "Frozen" tunes over a year later, you'll have a brand new set of tunes in the not-too-distant future. Disney officially announced the most obvious sequel in recent...

'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever

'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever (Photo CNN) 
18 Apr 2017
"The Fate of the Furious" crossed the finish line on Monday as the biggest global opening in movie history. The eighth film in the popular "Fast and Furious" franchise pulled in $532 million at the box office around the...

Kim Kardashian seeks to play Cleopatra role in movie

Kim Kardashian
14 Apr 2017
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she is looking for a good context of a film where she could play the role of Queen Cleopatra, or any Pharaonic queen. In remarks during the premiere of The Promise movie, starring Christian Bell,...

Cinemas, cultural venues suspend events, declare period of mourning

Cairo Opera House
11 Apr 2017
Culture Ministry has declared a period of mourning in the wake of the church bombings that occurred in Alexandria and Tanta on Sunday. Ismail Mokhtary, head of the Theater House, ordered the shows to be supended for three days. Among the...

New documentary on 'The Jon Stewart of Egypt' recounts Arab Spring turmoil

Egyptian political satirist and comedian Bassem Youssef poses at the SLS Hotel on April 6, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. Youssef has been called "The Jon Stewart of Egypt" as Stewart's television program "The Daily Show" was the inspiration for his career as outspoken political critic (Valerie Macon / AFP).
07 Apr 2017
Not long ago, the Egyptian heart-surgeon-turned-comedian Bassem Youssef was hosting the most popular political satire television show in his country's history.   Launched after the 2011 Uprising that ousted former president Hosni...

In photos: Lindsay Lohan on Thailand beach in Burkini

07 Apr 2017
The British Daily Mail published a series of photographs of the American star Lindsay Lohan where the actress, who recently announced her conversion to Islam, appeared in a black-and-red Burkini on a beach in Thailand. Lohan said she was...

Disney to select Arab talents for new Aladdin movie

06 Apr 2017
Walt Disney World company, known as Disney, has decided to seek the stars of the new Aladdin film in the Middle East, specifically in Abu Dhabi, through the media production company Pyramedia. Pyramedia will choose Arab talents to play the...

Judge rejects Roman Polanski bid to draw line under child sex case

Judge rejects Roman Polanski bid to draw line under child sex case, the 'statutory rape 'of a 13-year-old in 1977 (Valery Hache / AFP).
04 Apr 2017
A US judge on Monday rejected a motion by fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski seeking assurances that he can return to the United States without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor four decades ago.   The Oscar-winning...

Brad, Angelina spend time with children in Cambodia for the first time after divorce

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
30 Mar 2017
Media reports showed that last month Brad Pitt secretly joined his wife, Angelina Jolie, and children during their trip to Cambodia to spend time with them. According to ENews, Brad headed to Cambodia in mid-February when...

Kim Kardashian thought she would be raped, killed during Paris robbery

Kim Kardashian
20 Mar 2017
Kim Kardashian discussed the Paris robbery she experienced last October for the first time during Sunday night's episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." Kardashian, who was robbed at gunpoint on October 3, recounted the...