Margot Robbie making ‘Monopoly’ movie and Blumhouse reviving ‘Blair Witch’

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Margot Robbie has her sights on another toy. The “ Barbie ” producer and star is making a Monopoly movie, with Hasbro and Lionsgate behind it, the companies announced Wednesday at the CinemaCon conference in Las Vegas. Robbie, and her production company LuckyChap, were the ones who got “Barbie” to the … Read more

‘Oppenheimer’ crew keeps it low key, other winners revel at Vanity Fair’s Oscar after-party

[ad_1] BEVERLY HILLS — BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — Christopher Nolan stood as staid and nonchalant as ever as crowds surrounded him and music pulsed. His celebration was limited to casually holding a best directing Oscar, his first, and one of seven on the night for his film. The “Oppenheimer” crowd were hardly the hardest partiers … Read more

Oscar Moments: Talk of war and peace, a coronation for Nolan, and Ken-demonium for Gosling

[ad_1] There was talk of war — past conflicts, and current ones — and pleas for peace. There was a painful reminder of the recent death of Alexei Navalny. There were protests outside the Dolby Theatre, calling for a cease-fire in Gaza. And there was a bit of election-year politics, too, from host Jimmy Kimmel. … Read more

Rupert Murdoch, 92, plans to marry for 5th time

[ad_1] Media magnate Rupert Murdoch, who turns 93 next week, has been married four times — and is engaged again, his representative said Saturday. He plans to marry Elena Zhukova, 67, a Russian-born retired scientist he met last year. Her ex-husband Alexander Zhukov is a billionaire energy investor and Russian politician. Their daughter Dasha was … Read more

Vanity Fair and Saint Laurent toast ‘Oppenheimer’ at a historic home before Oscars

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — On the Friday before the Oscars, the center of Hollywood seemed to be at a private home in Los Feliz. That’s where the cast and crew of “Oppenheimer” had gathered, after all. Christopher Nolan, Robert Downey Jr., Cillian Murphy and Emma Thomas convened for one last toast before Sunday’s Academy Awards, … Read more

What to stream this week: Ariana Grande, ‘Wonka,’ Garth Brooks, animal queens and ‘Poor Things’

[ad_1] A new album from Ariana Grande and Garth Brooks taking viewers behind the scenes to the opening of his bar in Nashville are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: … Read more

What to stream this week: Ariana Grande, ‘Wonka,’ Garth Brooks, animal queens and ‘Poor Things’

[ad_1] A new album from Ariana Grande and Garth Brooks taking viewers behind the scenes to the opening of his bar in Nashville are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: … Read more

Here are the 2024 Met Gala celebrity chairs — and the dress code

[ad_1] Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth and Zendaya will join Anna Wintour as co-chairs of this year’s Met Gala NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth and Zendaya will join Vogue’s Anna Wintour as co-chairs of this year’s Met Gala, the magazine and the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Read more

Jon Stewart’s return to ‘The Daily Show’ felt familiar to those who missed him while he was away

[ad_1] NEW YORK — No, Jon Stewart really wasn’t sitting at his desk at Comedy Central for the last nine years, waiting for someone to turn the lights back on. Yet it almost felt that way during Stewart’s return to “The Daily Show” Monday night. His signature moves — blunt satire, facial grimaces, incisive use … Read more

They call her the muse of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival. She insists she’s a missionary

[ad_1] RIO DE JANEIRO — Standing 9 feet tall, Raquel Potí regularly graces the front pages of Brazilian magazines and newspapers, and on Saturday the artist donned a lavish feathered costume and lacquered her body in gold glitter. At one point she charged the length of the street party, sweeping her rainbow wings like she … Read more