Entertainment (L-R) Actors Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Daniel Dae Kim, Ken Leung, Kiawentiio Tarbell, Gordon Cormier, Ian Ousley, Dallas Liu and Elizabeth Yu attends Netflix' "Avatar: The Last Airbender" premiere at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California, February 15, 2024. (AFP)

A Beloved Fantasy Franchise Is Revived with Netflix’s Live-Action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

A new entry in the "Avatar" franchise is about to soar and James Cameron has no part in it. "Avatar: The Last Airbender" is a completely different…

Entertainment US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs during the first night of the The Eras Tour in Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, 16 February 2024. (EPA)

Taylor Swift Named IFPI 2023 Global Recording Artist of the Year

Pop superstar Taylor Swift added another honor to her long list of accolades on Wednesday, winning the global recording artist of the year award for the fourth…

Entertainment Olivia Colman poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere for the film "Wicked Little Letters" on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 in London. (VAP)

Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley Reunite in Sweary ‘Wicked Little Letters’ 

Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley play two very different neighbors in new film "Wicked Little Letters", a comedy mystery based on a real life British scandal…

Entertainment Kevin Costner, left, and Christine Baumgartner arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, March 27, 2022, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP)

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner’s Divorce Is Finalized, Officially Ending Their Marriage 

A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed…

Entertainment Saudi Film Fund Geared toward Advancing Investment in Film Content

Saudi Film Fund Geared toward Advancing Investment in Film Content

MEFIC Capital launched on Monday the Saudi Film Fund with a total capital of SAR375 million, including a 40% investment from the Cultural Development Fund,…

Entertainment Irish actor Cillian Murphy poses with the award for Best leading actor for his role in "Oppenheimer" during the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Center, in London, on February 18, 2024. (AFP)

‘Oppenheimer’ Wins 7 Prizes, Including Best Picture, at the British Academy Film Awards 

Atom bomb epic "Oppenheimer" won seven prizes, including best picture, director and actor, at the 77th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, cementing its…

Entertainment Paul Giamatti poses as he arrives at the Nominees Party for 2024 BAFTA Film Awards, supported by Bulgari, at the National Gallery in London, Britain, February 17, 2024. (Reuters)

And the Winner Is... London Rolls Out Red Carpet for BAFTA Film Awards

Hollywood stars descend on London on Sunday for the annual BAFTA Film Awards, where US historical drama "Oppenheimer", one of the highest-grossing films of…

Entertainment Dakota Johnson arrives at the premiere of "Madame Web," Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP)

Dakota Johnson and S.J. Clarkson and Find the Psychological Thriller in ‘Madame Web’ 

One of the first things that struck director S.J. Clarkson about “Madame Web” was that this was a superhero who did not have superhuman strength. And unlike…

Entertainment This image released by Prime shows Jennifer Lopez in a scene from "This Is Me...Now: A Love Story." (Prime via AP)

Movie Review: J.Lo’s Very Wacky, Very Wild, Very L.Lo Journey to Love in ‘This Is Me … Now’ 

OK, so maybe we’re not tracking her jet travel online like amateur spies, or worrying on a diplomatic level whether she’ll make it to a football game. …

Entertainment US actress Jennifer Lopez attends Amazon's "This is Me... Now: A Love Story" premiere at the Dolby theater in Hollywood, California, February 13, 2024. (AFP)

Music Review: Jennifer Lopez Returns to Her Pop Music Throne With New Album, ‘This Is Me... Now’ 

On “This Is Me....Now,” Jennifer Lopez's first solo album in a decade, the singer takes back her rightful place on the throne of pop music. In 2002,…

Entertainment Fans of US singer Taylor Swift, also known as Swifties, queue for merchandise at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ahead Swift's three shows in Melbourne on February 16, 2024. William WEST / AFP

'You Need to Calm Down': Swift-mania Hits Australia

Thousands of die-hard Taylor Swift fans flocked to a Melbourne stadium Friday, snapping up bagfuls of merchandise hours before the first Australian date of her…

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Entertainment Anna Wintour and Bill Nighy. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Bad Bunny, Jennifer Lopez Among Met Gala Co-hosts

Showbiz A-listers Bad Bunny, Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya and Chris Hemsworth will be the co-hosts of this year's Met Gala, one of the highlights of the New York…

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Entertainment  A pedestrian walks past advertising billboards for the upcoming 74th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 13, 2024. (Reuters)

German Far-Right, Gaza War Overshadow Berlin Film Festival

The Berlin Film Festival, barely back on its feet after the COVID pandemic and the resulting dry period in film production, opens on Thursday to fresh rows…

Entertainment US singer Lauryn Hill will perform her first concert at the Maraya Concert Hall, in AlUla, on February 22, 2024. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Lauryn Hill to Perform at AlUla Moments Concerts

Saudi Arabia's AlUla Moments announced that Grammy Award-winning artist Lauryn Hill is set to perform at the Maraya hall, in AlUla, on February 22 – as part of…

Entertainment A member of staff hangs a note on a work entitled Wish Trees for London, first realisation Wish Tree 1996, exhibition realisation 2024, at the Yoko Ono : Music of the Mind exhibition at the Tate Modern, the works of art are copyright Yoko Ono, In London, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.

A New Exhibition Aims to Bring Yoko Ono’s Art Out of John Lennon’s Shadow

Before there was John and Yoko — and after — there was just Yoko Ono. The Japanese-American artist became a global celebrity through her marriage to John…

Entertainment Publicist Charlie Harris places placards with the images of actors on seats ahead of the BAFTA film awards in London, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024. (AP)

One Actor Won’t Be Nervous at the BAFTA Film Awards. That’s David Tennant, the Host 

One actor won’t be nervous as the camera comes in for a close-up at the British Academy Film Awards. David Tennant is hosting Sunday’s ceremony in London…

Entertainment Canadian actor Ryan Gosling attends the Oscars Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, USA, 12 February 2024. (EPA)

Greta Gerwig, Ryan Gosling Join Fellow Oscar Nominees for Annual Celebratory Luncheon 

The casts of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” gathered Monday at the annual Academy Award nominees luncheon alongside dozens of less famous and first-time Oscar…

Entertainment Thai singer Lisa from the group BLACKPINK accepts the Best K-pop award for "Lalisa" during the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 28, 2022. (AFP)

Report: BLACKPINK K-pop Star Lisa to Join Cast of ‘White Lotus’ 

BLACKPINK singer Lisa will appear in season 3 of the popular US television series "The White Lotus", making her acting debut and becoming the second member of…

Entertainment 11 February 2024, US, Las Vegas: American singer Usher (C) performs during the Apple Music Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVIII, Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: -/PA Wire/dpa

Usher, Longtime Partner Jenn Goicoechea Married after Super Bowl

Usher and longtime partner Jenn Goicoechea married in Las Vegas just hours after the R&B superstar's headline appearance at the Super Bowl halftime show,…

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Entertainment Football - NFL - Super Bowl LVIII - Half-Time Show - Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - February 11, 2024 Usher performs during the halftime show. (Reuters)

Review: Usher Shines at Star-Studded 2024 Super Bowl Halftime Show 

Usher emerged at Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium for the Super Bowl halftime show seated on a throne, joined by a marching band and a trove of Vegas performers —…

Entertainment Beyoncé performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2016. (AP)

Beyoncé Says New Music, ‘Act II,’ Will Drop in March 

Beyoncé is.... Back? After a Verizon commercial starring Beyoncé aired during the Super Bowl ended with the superstar saying “They ready, drop the new…

Entertainment This combination of photos shows Mary J. Blige, from left, Cher, and Mariah Carey, who are among the 2024 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (AP Photo)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Unveils 2024 Nominees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday unveiled its nominees for 2024, with singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, the queen of Christmas hits, and Cher, the…

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Entertainment US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift made history with her fourth Album of the Year Grammy, this time for 'Midnights'. Valerie Macon / AFP

Taylor Swift Prepares for an Epic Journey to the Super Bowl. Will She Make It?

Will she make it? Taylor Swift's last song will still be ringing in the ears of thousands of fans at the Tokyo Dome on Saturday night when the singer is…

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Entertainment  This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Timothee Chalamet in a scene from "Dune: Part Two." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

Is ‘Dune: Part Two’ Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Empire Strikes Back’? He Feels That He Never Left Arrakis

Denis Villeneuve doesn’t feel like he came back to Arrakis for “Dune: Part Two.” In his mind, he never left. The sequel, which opens in theaters on March…