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NEW YORK (Reuters) - On top of the years in prison comedian Bill Cosby faces for sexual assault, his criminal conviction increases the likelihood he will have to pay hefty damages in civil lawsuits brought by women who say he assaulted or defamed them, legal experts said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Avatar" director James Cameron's latest project takes audiences back to the humble beginnings of science fiction movies, long before films like "Star Wars" sold billions of dollars worth of tickets and dominated popular culture.
LONDON (Reuters) - A decades-long quest by filmmaker Terry Gilliam to make a film based on the epic novel "Don Quixote" has hit a legal hurdle, just weeks before it is due to screen at the Cannes Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Avengers: Infinity War" took in $39 million on Thursday evening at U.S. and Canadian box offices, the biggest opening for a Marvel Studios film and the fourth-highest of all time, distributor Walt Disney Co said.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan authorities have banned a film that tells the love story of two women on the grounds that it promotes lesbianism but activists said the ban would only promote interest in the movie.
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - When Dalian Wanda, the Chinese conglomerate, announced in 2013 that it would build an $8 billion film studio in China to lure U.S. film producers, it did so with Hollywood flash.
(Reuters) - Time and again during Bill Cosby's second trial, the comedian's lawyers launched blistering attacks on the six women who told a Pennsylvania jury that he had sexually abused them, questioning their motives and assailing their characters in stark terms.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Saturday Night Live" performers Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the Emmy Awards in September while Lorne Michaels, the creator of the satirical sketch show, will produce the ceremony honoring the best in television, broadcaster NBC announced on Thursday.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An animated "Star Wars" children's television series that draws visual inspiration from Japanese anime will debut later this year on the Disney Channel, Walt Disney Co and its "Star Wars" subsidiary Lucasfilm said on Thursday.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial begins a second day of deliberations on Thursday, charged with deciding whether the comedian once known as "America's Dad" drugged and molested a younger woman at his Pennsylvania home more than a decade ago.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of the most iconic movie weapons in "Star Wars" history - Han Solo's hero blaster - is going up for auction in June and could fetch up to $500,000, Julien's Auctions said on Thursday.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women will resume deliberations for a second day on Thursday to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault.