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  • A Minute With: Felicity Jones finding the Force for 'Rogue One'

    Actress Felicity Jones arrives at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los AngelesBy Rollo Ross SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Felicity Jones steps into the big league with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," in an action blockbuster role that carries the first spin-off movie in the space franchise. Jones, 33, is best known for her Oscar-nominated role as the wife of physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" and as Tom Hanks' sidekick in the 2016 adventure "Inferno." Reuters spoke with the British actress about training for the role of rebel Jyn Erso and finding the Force for the movie which opens worldwide this week. The following are edited excerpts. ...

  • Aniston faces unruly festivities in "Office Christmas Party"

    Cast member Aniston poses at the premiere of "Office Christmas Party" in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston brought the holiday spirit to Tinseltown on Wednesday night with the premiere of her latest comedy "Office Christmas Party" about a festive work celebration getting out of hand. The actress plays conservative Chief Executive Carol Vanstone who threatens to close her brother's branch of the business. But her sibling Clay, played by "Deadpool" actor T.J. Miller, wants to save his office by wooing an important client and inviting him to what turns into a wild, drunken Christmas party where he pulls out all the stops. ...

  • Watch Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnon in the new 'Baywatch' trailer

    BaywatchThe trailer opens to the familiar strains of the TV show soundtrack from the 1990s, and a line-up of beautiful lifeguards running in slow motion before cutting to Johnson diving into the ocean which is on fire for a daring rescue mission. In the big screen adaptation, Johnson plays Mitch Buchannon, who was played by David Hasselhoff, while Efron plays a new lifeguard recruit, Matt Brody. The film also stars Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario and Kelly Rohrbach.

  • Remake of "Little Shop of Horrors" in the works

    'Little Shop of Horrors' movie poster from 1986A remake of the comedy musical "Little Shop of Horrors" is coming to the big screen.

  • Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone immortalized in Hollywood cement

    Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone immortalized in Hollywood cementOscar-nominated Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling were lauded as a modern-day "Fred and Ginger" as they sunk their hands and feet into the cement at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theater Wednesday. The pair have appeared together on the big screen three times, most recently in acclaimed musical "La La Land," which is tipped to score big at the Academy Awards in February. "No one can quite put their finger on what makes chemistry happen between two actors," said Vanity Fair West Coast editor Krista Smith, introducing the pair.

  • Gibson and Hacksaw Ridge dominate Aussie film awards

    "Hacksaw Ridge" picked up nine trophies at the Australian Film Awards.Mel Gibson and his new movie Hacksaw Ridge have swept the board at the Australian film awards in a return from the wilderness for the "choked up" Oscar-winner. Gibson returned to his Australian roots to direct his first film in a decade, the true story of a conscientious objector who saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. It tells of Desmond Doss who enlists and is determined to save lives on the front line as a medic, but refuses to carry a gun on moral grounds.

  • DiCaprio meets with Trump on green jobs to boost economy

    FILE - In a Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, Leonardo Dicaprio attends the premiere of National Geographic Channel's "Before The Flood," at the United Nations. DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centering on preserving the environment can boost the economy. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy.

  • 'La La Land' duo Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling cement mark in Hollywood

    Actors Stone and Gosling place their handprints in cement during a ceremony in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese theatre in HollywoodActors Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling left their literal mark in Hollywood on Wednesday as their hands and feet were imprinted in cement, in support of their most recent role playing lovers aspiring for success in the modern-day musical "La La Land." The two actors pressed their hands and feet into cement at the famed TCL Chinese Theater, where the ground is embedded with slabs of concrete bearing prints of hands and feet belonging to many of Hollywood's biggest names, such as Marilyn Monroe, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. Stone, 28, said she had visited the Chinese Theater when she moved to Hollywood at age 15, and found that her hands were "an exact match" for "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" actress Jane Russell.

  • Ballet Star Sergei Polunin Lands Roles in 'Murder on the Orient Express,' 'Red Sparrow' (Exclusive)
    The Ukrainian ballet sensation is currently the subject of the documentary 'Dancer' and became a viral star thanks to a collaboration with David LaChapelle in the video to Hozier's hit song 'Take Me to Church.'

  • Conan O'Brien Takes Jabs at Donald Trump, Stresses Importance of Work Ethic at Beat the Odds Awards
    "There has never been a more important and meaningful time than to have this event right now in this country," the late-night host and emcee said at the 26th annual ceremony, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of five Los Angeles high school students.