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Actor Kevin Hart injured in Los Angeles car accident

ACTOR Kevin Hart suffered major injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles early on Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said.

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer , 75

AMSTERDAM — Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, best known for his role in science fiction classic Blade Runner, died on July 19 after a short illness, Dutch news agency ANP reported on Wednesday, citing his family. He was 75.

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case

BOSTON — Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former House of Cards star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify.

Actor Kevin Spacey’s alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit

BOSTON — The man that former House of Cards star Kevin Spacey is accused by prosecutors of sexually assaulting in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed against the Oscar-winning actor last week.

Park Bo Gum’s feel good fan meet

By Cecille Santillan Visto Fan Meeting Review Park Bo Gum: May Your Everyday Be A Good Day June 22, SM MOA Arena PARK BO GUM’s May Your...

The feeling is mutual: Korean actor loves fans as much as...

SOUTH KOREAN actor Park Bo Gum concluded his multi-country fan meet tour which started in Seoul and ended in Manila on June 22 at the Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) in Pasay City.

Actor Jussie Smollett not returning to Empire, the TV show’s creator...

LOS ANGELES — Jussie Smollett will not be returning to US television series Empire, the show’s creator says, marking the first public confirmation that the actor has been dropped after a furor over claims that he was the victim of a hate crime.

The Carol Burnett Show’s Tim Conway, 85

EMMY-WINNING actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on The Carol Burnett Show that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said.

1950s, ’60s Hollywood star Doris Day, 97

ACTRESS Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time as the cheery, freckle-faced personification of wholesomeness, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday.

Will Smith brings own Genie to new Aladdin

LONDON — Hollywood star Will Smith was reluctant at first to play Genie in the live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin as it meant following in the big footsteps of late comedian Robin Williams who voiced the character in the 1992 animated film.

George Clooney returns to TV with Catch 22

LOS ANGELES — Twenty years after he left medical drama ER, George Clooney returns to television this month with an adaptation of Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, a novel whose complexity the actor said made it ideal for a six-part series.

Bill Cosby settles defamation suit brought by 7 women

CONVICTED sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars when they went public with their charges years later.

Chicago will sue actor Smollett for refusing to pay for police...

LOS ANGELES — Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday.

Actor Derek Ramsay joins GMA

MODEL/ACTOR Derek Ramsay has signed an exclusive contract with GMA Network, ending his seven-month hiatus from show business.

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Empire actor

CHICAGO — Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett’s report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Alan Alda of TV’s anti-war comedy M*A*S*H hailed for 60-year career

LOS ANGELES — Alan Alda, best known for playing a wise-cracking Army doctor on the long-running anti-war television comedy M*A*S*H, received a lifetime achievement award from his fellow actors on Sunday, celebrating a 60-year career on stage and screen.

Celebs to keep social media posts ‘clean,’ watchdog says

LONDON — Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora and other celebrities have agreed to spell out in social media posts if they are being paid to promote a brand, Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Wednesday.

Netflix show tackles the perils of oversharing on social media

WHILE MANY viewers may have already moved on to Netflix’s comedy series Sex Education as their next binge, Lifetime’s YOU is reminding viewers why they loved the crime/psychological thriller which the streaming service premiered on December 2018. The show sheds light on how much people share on their social media accounts and how they interact with it.

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault in Massachusetts

OSCAR-WINNING actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an 18-year-old boy at a Nantucket, Massachusetts, bar more than two years ago, the local district attorney said on Monday.

Benedict Cumberbatch gets dastardly in Grinch

HOLLYWOOD — After more than 50 years of stealing Christmas from the merry residents of Whoville, everyone’s favorite holiday party pooper is at it again in an all-new animated feature The Grinch.

Idris Elba named People’s ‘sexiest man alive’

LOS ANGELES — Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine.

Actor Geoffrey Rush tells court he was ‘numb’ after misconduct allegation...

SYDNEY — Australian actor Geoffrey Rush said on Monday he was distraught when he read newspaper articles accusing him of inappropriate conduct, as a court began a hearing into his lawsuit against the publisher.

M*A*S*H star Alan Alda to get lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES — Alan Alda, the M*A*S*H TV star with a long career on stage and screen, will receive the annual lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild, the actor union said on Thursday.

Actor Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle

LOS ANGELES — Oscar winner Ben Affleck said on Thursday he had completed a 40-day residential alcohol rehab program but said that battling addiction “is a lifelong and difficult struggle.”

Fluid: Author-actor-activist Nico Tortorella talks about freedom

By Nickky Faustine P. De Guzman, Reporter AUTHOR, activist, and actor Nico Tortorella lay down nonchalantly on one of the long sofas at the Raffles...

Is Robert Redford retiring from acting? Maybe not, he says

NEW YORK — The Sundance Kid may have a few acting adventures left in him.

Tequila sends George Clooney to top of best-paid actors list

LOS ANGELES — George Clooney on has soared to the top of an annual list of the world’s highest-paid actors, thanks largely to the sale of his tequila company.

Gregory Peck’s grandson to play Spock in newest Star Trek

LOS ANGELES — Actor Ethan Peck — whose grandfather was Hollywood legend Gregory Peck — has been cast as iconic half-Vulcan science officer Spock in CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery.

Actor Steve McQueen’s family sues Ferrari

NEW YORK — Steve McQueen’s descendants are suing Ferrari for marketing autos around the image of the iconic actor without compensating the family.

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch fights real-life crime — report

LONDON — Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch channelled his inner Sherlock Holmes by leaping to the defense of a cyclist under attack by four men, according to reports.

Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes

ACTOR Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologized to anyone he may...

It’s ‘Love, Actually’ as bachelor Hugh Grant marries at 57

LONDON — Hugh Grant, best known for playing bumbling Britons in romantic comedies like Four Weddings and a Funeral, has married for the first...

‘Mini-Me’ actor Verne Troyer, 49

LOS ANGELES — Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies, died Saturday. He was 49. While no cause...

Full Metal Jacket’s R. Lee Ermey, 74

LOS ANGELES — US actor and retired Marine R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s...

Bartender, bandmate, and bathroom disrupter in film of Bill Murray tales

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The stories told in a new documentary about Bill Murray are the stuff of an off-beat legend, taking the star to...

Actor Stephen Fry reveals battle with prostate cancer

LONDON — British actor Stephen Fry said on Friday he has had surgery to remove his prostate after battling cancer for two months, adding...

Robin Williams’ death linked to copycat suicides

LOS ANGELES — Suicide rates in the United States spiked almost 10% following the death in 2014 of actor Robin Williams, and spiked even...

Glee actor Mark Salling, 35

LOS ANGELES — US actor Mark Salling, known for his role in the hit musical TV series Glee, died Tuesday, weeks before being sentenced...

Motorbike crash casualty Gerard Butler on a year of pain

LOS ANGELES — He has cultivated an image as a tough guy over two decades of starring in action thrillers but no role could...

Actor Spanky Manikan, 75

VETERAN actor Spanky Manikan passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, after losing the battle against lung cancer. He was 75. His wife, actress Susan Africa,...

3 K-pop fan meets kick off 2018

MANILA-BASED K-pop fans have much to look forward to as 2018 starts with fan meets with a so-called “idol group miracle,” and two popular...

Actor David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of The Partridge Family, 67

DAVID CASSIDY, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show The Partridge...

US mom says Kevin Spacey assaulted son

NEW YORK — A Massachusetts mother on Wednesday accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting her 18-year-old son on the holiday island of Nantucket last...

Actor Robin Padilla raising funds to rebuild Marawi

ACTOR Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla (better known as Robin Padilla) has launched a civic movement called Tindig Marawi in order to help get the...

Actor Kevin Spacey comes out as gay, apologizes after misconduct claim

LOS ANGELES – Kevin Spacey came out as gay early Monday and apologized to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star of making...