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Ashley Judd wins appeal in Weinstein sexual harassment case

A US court of appeals on Wednesday ruled that actress Ashley Judd has the right to pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, overturning a lower court's decision.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/30 17:28:40

'Starlight' show brings films to rural areas

Chinese movie channel CCTV-6 announced on Wednesday that it will broadcast a special program on August 8 that seeks to screen films in China's rural areas. Starlight records the efforts of the Starlight campaign, which aims to help lift local people out of poverty and promote local specialties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 17:23:40

Madonna video post blocked by Instagram

Superstar singer Madonna has been censored on Instagram for spreading false information about a supposed cure for COVID-19 after she shared clips from a video also re-tweeted by Donald Trump.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/30 17:18:40

Emmy takeaways: record for black actors and new nominees

The Emmy nominations on Tuesday yielded a step forward for diversity and nods aplenty for ESPN's popular Michael Jordan documentary.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/29 16:18:40

Documentary about 2019 PRC's 70th anniversary grand parade releases trailer

A documentary named The Grand Parade, which documents the military parade held on October 1, 2019 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, will be released on August 1 - China's Army Day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 15:18:40

'Succession,' 'Watchmen' set to grab top Emmy nominations

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations honoring the best and brightest in television will be announced early Tuesday, kicking off an unusual awards season clouded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/28 17:43:40

Depp faces court of public opinion after libel trial

Johnny Depp walked into the hallowed halls of London's High Court three weeks ago seeking to expunge the stain of being branded a "wife beater" by The Sun tabloid.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/28 16:43:41

Sohu TV's livestreaming channel brings on popular actresses to increase influencer market share

Actress Annie Yi, who has grown in popularity after appearing on entertainment show Sisters Who Make Waves, joined Chinese streaming platform Sohu TV's live streaming channel to sell products together with the site's CEO Zhang Chaoyang on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 15:53:40

Epidemic-themed film and television works on the rise in China

As the COVID-19 epidemic comes under control in many places throughout China, film and television projects about fighting the coronavirus have begun shooting or are already releasing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 19:16:29

Golden Age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland passes away at age 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and one of the last links to Hollywood's legendary Golden Age, died Sunday at the age of 104, her publicist announced in a statement.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 17:38:41

Video of Amber Heard's sister shows actress 'beat' her, Depp trial hears

Johnny Depp's legal team played an anonymous tipster's video at his libel trial Friday aimed at proving ex-wife Amber Heard had a violent streak and once beat up her sister.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/26 16:53:40

France's love affair with cinema tested by the virus

"I am sick of Netflix. I am sick of an algorithm serving me up the same old thing," said Anne-Sophie Duchamp as she put on her face mask to enter an arthouse cinema on Paris' Left Bank.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/26 16:03:40

Hollywood insiders weigh in on future of US-China co-productions

With the two largest film markets in the world facing economic turbulence and other uncertainties, industry experts are trying to envision and even predict what future looks like for US-China co-productions in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and explosive growth of China's own film industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/26 13:14:51

Warning over UK theater closures due to virus lockdown

Britain's world-leading theater industry faces mass redundancies and venue closures because of the effect of the coronavirus lockdown, lawmakers said on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/23 17:43:40

'Go ahead, make my day,' Clint Eastwood tells CBD retailers

Movie legend Clint Eastwood filed two lawsuits on Wednesday seeking millions of dollars in damages from CBD manufacturers and marketers that claimed or made it look like he endorsed their products.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/23 17:38:40

Natalie Portman, celebrities behind new women's pro soccer team

A group of celebrities led by Hollywood star Natalie Portman has founded a women's professional soccer team set to debut in 2022, the women's pro soccer league said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/22 18:53:41

When will Bollywood films return to China?

A remake of 2015 Indian thriller Drishyam is leading the box office in China, as the world's second-largest film market struggles to recover from being hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic. The Chinese remake Sheep Without a Shepherd has earned more than 3 million yuan ($430,095) since Chinese mainland theaters reopened on Monday, despite competition from Hollywood hits such as Coco and China's Wolf Warrior 2.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 18:59:13

Heard accuses Depp: 'I was afraid he was going to kill me'

Amber Heard on Monday claimed that her ex-husband Johnny Depp threatened to kill her on a number of occasions, as she took the stand for the first time in the Hollywood star's high-profile London libel action.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/21 17:13:40