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  • Morocco reports six-fold spike in foreign filming

    TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Morocco saw a six-fold increase in the amount of money foreign film companies spent in the country to make movies, the head of the film commission said Saturday. On the final…

  • Spock’s ears: A pointy trademark for Leonard Nimoy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. As the logical half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in “Star Trek,” his pointy Vulcan appendages became…

  • World’s biggest private Harry Potter collection on display

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A young Mexican’s fascination with Harry Potter has grown into the world’s biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J.K. Rowling’s fantasy hero. Now, other…

  • Dress that ‘greatly resembles’ stolen Nyong’o gown recovered

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong’o’s hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los…

  • Bruce Willis laments sudden end to action-thriller ‘Wake’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Willis is not saying “Yippie-ki-yay” about the cancellation of his latest film. A spokesman for Willis told The Associated Press Friday that production of “Wake” was suddenly halted this week…

  • Biopic of martial arts legend Bruce Lee springs into action

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee is getting the official biopic treatment, daughter Shannon Lee announced Friday. Despite his untimely death in 1973 at age 32, Bruce Lee helped to create…

  • Harrison Ford to reprise role in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the dystopian, neo-noir “Blade Runner,” more than 31 years after the film first premiered. Ridley Scott…

  • Nimoy mourned — on Earth and in space

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “Star Trek” co-star William Shatner is among those mourning the death of Leonard Nimoy, who played the half-Vulcan, half-human Mr. Spock on the TV series and in several movies. Shatner…

  • ‘Star Trek’ legend Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

    WASHINGTON — He told us to live long and prosper with his Vulcan salute. Now, “Star Trek” legend Leonard Nimoy has died in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to his son…

  • From ‘Pulp Fiction’ to Oscar meme, Travolta’s highs and lows

    NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta’s latest step…

  • Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lights, camera … blossom! Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme “Celebrate the Movies.” Meticulously landscaped…

  • House from ‘The Godfather’ for sale

    WASHINGTON — A house made famous by the film, “The Godfather,” may be an offer you can’t refuse. The Academy Award-winning movie was filmed in many New York locations, including a 1930 Tudor that was the home of Vito…

  • Hong Kong film festival to open with Sylvia Chang’s ‘Murmur’

    HONG KONG (AP) — Sylvia Chang’s return to the director’s chair will open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will screen 14 films from the veteran Taiwanese actress and director. “Murmur of the Hearts,”…

  • Will Smith: Worst to Best

    Will Smith’s new movie, “Focus,” hits theaters this weekend. So where does it rank among his most memorable roles? Here’s our list, in order of worst to best.

  • Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lights, camera … blossom! Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme “Celebrate the Movies.” Meticulously landscaped…