Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed at event in China
BEIJING (AP) — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening.
'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles
SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Game of Thrones" may be over but the cast can't seem to get away from stray coffee cups. Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Liam Cunningham, Isaac Hempstead Wright and others took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con Friday evening for a goodbye panel and found some waiting at their places.
Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Trump says he's trying to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home
WASHINGTON (AP) — Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.
Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con
SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Avengers: Endgame" directors Joe and Anthony Russo are doing a victory lap at San Diego Comic-Con Friday. The brothers reflected on their blockbuster being so close to matching "Avatar's" all-time box office record and even fielded questions from some unlikely fans.
As Pam Grier celebrates 70, she finds peace off the grid
NEW YORK (AP) — Pam Grier's role as the owner of a hardware store in rural Nebraska in the ABC sitcom "Bless This Mess" isn't a complete departure for the film legend: She lives in rural Colorado and has spent much of her life on ranches to find serenity from Hollywood life.
Gina Torres steps into the spotlight with 'Suits' spinoff
NEW YORK (AP) — Gina Torres used to wonder about the back story of her "Suits " character, Jessica Pearson. The character was the co-founder and boss of the law firm at the center of the show, but that was about all that was known.
Star trio from 'Knots Landing' keep each other in stitches
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 40 years after first forging their friendship while working together on the nighttime soap "Knots Landing," actresses Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills are now more than just friends — they're a sister act.
Universal to release 2 new films in its 'Halloween' saga
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal says it will release two new "Halloween" films, including one with the ominous title "Halloween Ends."
Teen rapper Tay-K convicted of murder in Texas home invasion
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has convicted a teenage rapper of murder in the 2016 shooting death of a man during a home invasion.
Correction: Puerto Rico-Protests-Miranda story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 17 about a New York City protest against Puerto Rico's governor, The Associated Press misidentified the status of Puerto Rico.
'Titans' cast, crew heartbroken after crew member is killed
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producers of the web series "Titans" say the cast and crew are heartbroken after a special effects coordinator was killed while preparing for a stunt.
The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, too
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope.
Painting, stolen by Nazi soldier, is back in Florence museum
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by retreating Nazis and sent by a German soldier as a present to his wife, came back to a Florence museum on Friday, thanks largely to a relentless campaign by the Uffizi Galleries' director, a German.
Swiss celebrate once-in-a-generation winegrowers' festival
VEVEY, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss residents and tourists alike are partying like they haven't since 1999. The town of Vevey has kicked off the 12th "Fete des Vignerons," or Winemakers Festival, the latest installment in a centuries-old tradition of celebrating vineyard workers — which nowadays takes place only once a generation.
Sweden wants extension of rapper's detention after fight
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is being held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a Swedish court said Friday.
David Crosby opens up in new documentary 'Remember My Name'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Crosby has turned down no fewer than four biopics about his life. None of them captured the scope of his turbulent life.
Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to receive Kennedy Center award
WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
Lin-Manuel Miranda geeks out on 'His Dark Materials'
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda says he agreed to being in the adaptation of "His Dark Materials" before he even knew what part he was being offered.
Man shouting 'You die!' kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire
TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.
Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker are hitched
NEW YORK (AP) — With a nod to "The Handmaid's Tale," Amy Landecker announced on Instagram that she is "of Bradley," elopement style.
Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con with 'Top Gun' sequel trailer
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tom Cruise has made an unexpected flyby at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the first trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick."
Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue
NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video? A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S.
Jerry Seinfeld learns from comedy's best on Netflix series
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld would rather cruise in classic cars and sip coffee with comedy's best than reboot his uber-successful "Seinfeld" television series.
Arizona waterfall featured in Beyoncé 'Lion King' video
SUPAI, Ariz. (AP) — For a few hours, Beyoncé had a famed blue-green waterfall in northern Arizona to herself. The Havasupai (hav-uh-SU'-peye) Tribe says it was honored to grant the singer's request to film part of her latest music video on its reservation deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon.