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Antonio Banderas. ©Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Chilean miracle miners back in spotlight -- on film

At the bottom of a dank salt mine in Colombia, a 200-strong film crew featuring Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is reconstructing the incredible tale of 33 miners buried alive for 69 days in Chile in 2010.

Chilean miracle miners back in spotlight -- on film
British actor Ralph Fiennes. ©Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
Ralph Fiennes reveals other Dickens in 'Invisible Woman'

For his second film as director, British actor Ralph Fiennes lifts the cover on a little-known secret about classic English author Charles Dickens: his decade-long adulterous affair with a young actress.

Ralph Fiennes reveals other Dickens in 'Invisible Woman'
Actor Tom Cruise carries his daughter Suri. ©Reuters/Andrew Burton
Tom Cruise settles lawsuit over 'abandoning' daughter

Tom Cruise has reached a settlement with a magazine publisher he sued for $50 million in libel damages over claims he abandoned his daughter Suri after his divorce, the star's lawyer said Friday.

Tom Cruise settles lawsuit over 'abandoning' daughter
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'Golden Tweet' is Twitter's most echoed note in 2013

Twitter revealed Thursday that a message acknowledging the death of "Glee" television show star Cory Monteith was the most reposted tweet on the globally popular messaging platform this year.

'Golden Tweet' is Twitter's most echoed note in 2013
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Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race

Golden Globe organizers unveil nominations for their annual movie awards show Thursday, as Hollywood's honors season gets into full swing with a bumper cast of hotly-tipped contenders.

Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race
'Fast and Furious' star died of impact, fire
'Fast and Furious' star died of impact, fire

"Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker died from 'traumatic and thermal injuries" in a fiery car crash, coroners said Wednesday, fueling suggestions he may have survived the initial impact.

'Fast and Furious' star died of impact, fire
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Police warn over stunts at 'Fast and Furious' crash spot

Police in the US city where "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker died warned fans Monday against "burning rubber" near the spot where he was killed, as they probed the fatal car crash.

Police warn over stunts at 'Fast and Furious' crash spot
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Hollywood film-shoots boost struggling Spanish islands

Barefoot young men in ragged clothes disembark from a 19th century-style whaling ship bobbing in the bay off the Spanish island of Gomera. Despite their shipwrecked appearance, they are here on business.

Hollywood film-shoots boost struggling Spanish islands
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher. ©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher finalize divorce

Former Hollywood power couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are officially divorced, two years after she announced their split, according to legal documents released Wednesday.

Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher finalize divorce
"The Grandmaster", 11 nominations.Director Wong Kar-wai and cast members Zhang Ziyi , Song Hye-kyo and Tony Leung Chiu-wai. ©Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji
Stars gather in Taiwan for Chinese 'Oscars'

Stars from China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan gathered in Taipei on Saturday for this year's Golden Horse Film Awards with Wong Kar-wai's martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" leading the race with 11 nominations.

Stars gather in Taiwan for Chinese 'Oscars'
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Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer

Australian actor Hugh Jackman revealed Thursday that he had been treated for skin cancer, posting a picture of himself with a plaster on his nose.

Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer
'Hunger Games' get wet London premiere
'Hunger Games' get wet London premiere

The latest chapter of dystopian sci-fi saga "The Hunger Games" premiered in London on Monday, with Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence returning as the teenage heroine who inspires a revolution against sadistic rulers.

'Hunger Games' get wet London premiere
Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights
Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights

Sergei Polunin admits money and fame can be an addiction. He says his hero is bad-boy actor Mickey Rourke. He does not much like rehearsing and sometimes prefers not to show up.

Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights
Harrison Ford back to star wars with new sci-fi film
Harrison Ford back to star wars with new sci-fi film

More than 30 years after "Star Wars," Harrison Ford has returned to inter-stellar space battles in big-budget sci-fi spectacular "Ender's Game."

Harrison Ford back to star wars with new sci-fi film
China's Lenovo unveils 'game-changing' tablet in LA
China's Lenovo unveils 'game-changing' tablet in LA

Chinese computer maker Lenovo presented a new tablet device including a bracket-cum-handle allowing it to tilt and stand, which it billed as a "game-changing" innovation.

China's Lenovo unveils 'game-changing' tablet in LA
Hugh Jackman gets lifetime achievement award in Spain
Hugh Jackman gets lifetime achievement award in Spain

Australian actor Hugh Jackman, the star of "Wolverine" and "X-Men", received a lifetime achievement award on Friday at the San Sebastian film festival in northern Spain.

Hugh Jackman gets lifetime achievement award in Spain
Hugh Jackman to be honoured at Spain's San Sebastian film festival
Hugh Jackman to be honoured at Spain's San Sebastian film festival

Australian actor Hugh Jackman will receive a lifetime achievement award at the San Sebastian film festival which gets underway Friday in Spain with 13 movies in competition for the best film award.

Hugh Jackman to be honoured at Spain's San Sebastian film festival
Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack
Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack

A 45-year-old woman was charged Thursday with stalking US actor John Cusack, whom she allegedly pestered with text, Twitter and other messages for the last three years.

Woman charged with stalking US actor John Cusack
"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice
"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice

The Venice film festival descended briefly into chaos Sunday as screaming "Harry Potter" fans stampeded across the seafront after British star Daniel Radcliffe, in town to present his new film.

"Harry Potter" fans stampede for Radcliffe in Venice
Clint Eastwood splits from second wife: reports
Clint Eastwood splits from second wife: reports

Veteran Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood and his wife Dina have separated after 17 years of marriage.

Clint Eastwood splits from second wife: reports