International researchers said Wednesday the toxic injections might also be able to stop cancer in its tracks, at least temporarily.
Legendary actress Lauren Bacall, an icon of Hollywood's golden age, died Tuesday aged 89.
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Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry lent her star power to combat rural hunger during a trip to Nicaragua for the UN World Food Program, officials here said.
The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca" goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic.
James Garner, 86, star of the hit TV series "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," has died, Los Angeles police told AFP.
Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson won damages against a French author whose novel features a character resembling the starlet who is treated as a sex object.
Kenyan Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, Somalia's Barkhad Abdi, "Happy" songster Pharrell Williams and Irish-German star Michael Fassbender are among 271 actors newly invited to join Hollywood's Oscar-bestowing Academy, organizers said.
Jewish groups blasted British actor Gary Oldman on Tuesday for alleged anti-Semitic remarks defending Mel Gibson and suggesting that Hollywood is run by Jews.
The prolific American actor Eli Wallach, known by many for his role in the western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" as part of a career spanning six decades, has died at the age of 98, US media reports said.
North Korea denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un as a "wanton act of terror" and warned of a "merciless response" unless the US authorities banned the film.
Shanghai-based conglomerate Fosun International said it would take a stake in new US media company Studio 8, marking a rare investment by a Chinese firm in Hollywood.
Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary dame in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honours list, as Britain paid tribute to the Hollywood star for her efforts to combat warzone rape.
Hollywood power couple Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith announced the end of their 18-year marriage Friday, saying they had agreed to divorce "in a loving and friendly manner."
Oscar-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o has joined the cast of the new "Star Wars" movie, alongside the original stars of the legendary series, producers said.
A Ukrainian prankster accused of punching Brad Pitt at a Hollywood red carpet remained behind bars Thursday and was given a restraining order not to approach the star, police said.
Actor Brad Pitt was punched in the face Wednesday night while signing autographs at the Hollywood premiere of "Maleficent" starring his partner Angelina Jolie, news reports said.
The prince and princess of celebrity, Kanye West and his bride-to-be Kim Kardashian, on Friday kicked off their marathon wedding celebrations with a period costume party in Versailles before flying on to Florence.
The late King of Pop Michael Jackson was back on stage -- as a hologram -- performing at the Billboard 2014 Music Award event Sunday in Las Vegas.
One-time rivals Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger grabbed the opportunity of their testosterone-fuelled promotion of "Expendables 3" in Cannes to poke fun at each other in a rollicking press conference.
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