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Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig’s 007-era will die another day. After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the “Late Show” that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019. “We’ve just been trying to figure things out,” Craig told Colbert. “I always …

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Cruise ankle break halts ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ production

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Production has shut down on “Mission: Impossible 6” due to star Tom Cruise’s broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery. Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film during its London-based shoot. TMZ posted a video Sunday that showed a tethered Cruise …

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Tribeca Film Festival to launch separate TV event this fall

David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival is giving TV its own show. Tribeca Enterprises said Wednesday it will launch the stand-alone Tribeca TV Festival this fall. The three-day event will showcase episodic storytelling from TV, online and virtual reality. It promises an advance look at brand-new series and fan-favorite programs as well as …

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Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference

Queen Latifah

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah will be honored at Diddy’s fourth annual REVOLT music conference in October, where performers will include Lauryn Hill and 2 Chainz. REVOLT announced Wednesday that the conference will take place Oct. 12-15 in Miami. Latifah will receive the Icon Award for her accomplishments in music, film and TV. She has won an Emmy, Golden …

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Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. The actor confirmed reports he would reprise his role as the suave British spy for “Bond 25” during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. The announcement is a reversal for Craig, who told Time Out London in 2015 he’d …

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Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel ‘Tag Along 2’

Rainie Yang

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in “The Tag Along 2,” a sequel to the 2015 hit that’s loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan about a little girl who appears in the footage of a family’s hiking trip. The only problem was, she wasn’t part of the family and no one seemed …

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Coroner: ‘Home Alone’ actor Heard died of cardiac arrest

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died “a sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease.” Heard was found dead July 21 in a hotel …

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Louis CK to debut black-and-white movie at Toronto festival

Louis C.K.

NEW YORK (AP) — Louis C.K. has quietly shot a black-and-white 35mm film that he will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Festival organizers on Tuesday announced additions to Toronto’s lineup. C.K.’s film is called “I Love You, Daddy” and will be unveiled at the early September festival. It stars C.K. as a TV producer and writer whose daughter …

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending August 13, 2017: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 3. Snatched 4. The Boss Baby 5. Kong: Skull Island 6. Gold 7. The Circle (2017) 8. The Fate of the Furious 9. Going In Style (2017) 10.Gifted iTunes Movies US Charts …

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Susan Sarandon to receive upstate NY film festival award

Susan Sarandon

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Susan Sarandon will receive the Maverick Award at an annual film festival in New York’s Hudson Valley. Organizers of the Woodstock Film Festival say the star of such films as “Thelma and Louise” and “Bull Durham” will receive the award during the Oct. 11-15 event. She also will screen “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” for which …

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