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The young Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff film finally gets a title

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:03:59 -0400

Director Ron Howard unveils the title of the young Han Solo movie on social media, and it turns out it was there the whole time.


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Patton Oswalt faces wife's death with jokes, heartbreak and body fluids in new Netflix special

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:46:48 -0400

The comedian's new Netflix special grapples with the aftermath of the death of his wife Michelle McNamara.


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Reese Witherspoon shares story of harassment: A director assaulted me at 16

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:10:33 -0400

At the Women in Hollywood celebration Monday night, Witherspoon recalled being abused by a director when she was 16 and pushed for industry change.


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Gretchen Carlson takes on the 'shocking epidemic' of sexual harassment in new book

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:08:56 -0400

The former Fox anchor has compiled thousands of messages she received after her sexual harassment case, along with her own experience, in her new book.


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Ron Howard takes over Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:02:41 -0400

Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.


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Jennifer Lawrence shares story of abuse in Hollywood: I had to lose 15 pounds, pose nude

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:28:19 -0400

At the 'Elle' Women in Hollywood celebration, she talked about an early film role that required a nude photo shoot and drastic weight loss.


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'Riverdale' boys Archie and Jughead are growing up in 'darker' second season

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:04:01 -0400

After the murder mystery last year, now a hooded killer is on the loose in town as the youngsters face tragedy and innocence lost.


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'Dancing with the Stars': Sasha Pieterse leaves, Jordan Fisher gets a perfect 30

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:14:45 -0400

We have to say goodbye to another star, and when the bottom two come down between Sasha and Frankie, it was Sasha who departed.


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Netflix reveals viewers' favorite 'binge-racing' series: 'Gilmore Girls'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:15:12 -0400

The streaming giant says 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' and 'Fuller House' are among the most quickly consumed series


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Julianne Moore is 'Wonderstruck' by the beauty of deaf culture in poignant new drama

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:50:42 -0400

The Oscar winner plays a deaf woman in Todd Haynes' latest, which features a breakout turn from child actress Millicent Simmonds.


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'Endurance': Hitch a ride with Scott Kelly as he relives 'A Year in Space'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:48:16 -0400

'Endurance' is the new memoir by astronaut Scott Kelly about his year on the International Space Station. A 3-star book review.


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America Ferrera's #MeToo story: I was sexually assaulted at age 9

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:21:59 -0400

The 'Superstore' actress added another story of sexual assault to the #MeToo social media campaign Monday.


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'Trailer Park Boys' star John Dunsworth dies at 71

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:25:15 -0400

A Canadian actor best known for his role in 'Trailer Park Boys' has died. He was 71.


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How to do your own giraffe makeup for Halloween

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:15:42 -0400

Looking for a last-minute costume idea? This giraffe makeup is easy to do, and you can buy all the supplies at any drug store.


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Remembering Selena, the Queen of Tejano music

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:33:39 -0400

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez released her first studio album, 'Selena,' on Oct. 17, 1989. Google marked the anniversary by releasing a Doodle in her honor. Here are some other memorable milestones from the Tejano music icon's short, but storied life.


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Jennifer Lawrence tells horrifying harassment story

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:53:50 -0400

Years before Jennifer Lawrence became an A-list celebrity for her role in 'Hunger Games,' she was told horrible things by filmmakers. The Oscar winner shared her story at the 'Elle' Women in Hollywood event.



Carrie Fisher sent cow tongue to producer after sexual assault claim

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:37:28 -0400

On screen she fought bad guys from a galaxy far, far away, but during her time on Earth, Carrie Fisher fought bad guys a lot closer to home


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The Academy revokes Harvey Weinstein's membership

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:04:34 -0400

The board of governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked Harvey Weinstein’s membership. In a statement, board members say they're sending a message that "sexually predatory behavior ... in our industry is over."


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'Black Panther' unveils the superhero of Wakanda

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:48:21 -0400

Chadwick Boseman stars as T'Challa, the king of a high-tech African nation in the Marvel Studios movie 'Black Panther.'


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Bearing up well: Duchess of Cambridge dances with Paddington

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:43:49 -0400

Pregnant UK royal Kate dances with the famous bear at a charity event at London's Paddington station. Video provided by Reuters


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Weinstein Co. in talks to sell company to friend of President Trump

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:26:08 -0400

The Weinstein Company may have a potential buyer, who happens to be a close friend of President Trump.


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Gretchen Carlson: How to end the cycle of sexual harassment

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:40:56 -0400

The former Fox News Network host, whose new book 'Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back' is out Tuesday, delivers a personal message about ending workplace harassment.



'Wonderstruck' unveiled at Cannes Film Festival

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:31:50 -0400

Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams and Todd Haynes discuss working together at the premiere of 'Wonderstruck' in Cannes, France. (May 18)


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'Jane' brings to life the story of Jane Goodall

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:30:04 -0400

Wildlife conservationist Jane Goodall and documentary filmmaker Brett Morgen talk about the film 'Jane' by National Geographic which brings to life the story of Jane Goodall and her lifelong study of chimpanzees.


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Trailer Park Boys star John Dunsworth has died at age 71

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:29:23 -0400

John Dunsworth, who starred in the cult Canadian mockumentary Trailer Park Boys and the supernatural drama Haven, has died aged 71.


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Were Russian trolls trained by watching 'House of Cards'?

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:39:28 -0400

Russian trolls may have been trained in part by viewing episodes of “House of Cards,” Yahoo reports. Veuer's Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) has more.


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Ariana Grande responds to her tiny stool photo craze

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:23:43 -0400

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.


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Guy Fieri is making barbecue for victims of the Calif. wildfires

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:13:28 -0400

After the celebrity chef had to evacuate his home, he decided to help feed other victims.


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Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lawrence say #MeToo

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:59:44 -0400

During the 'Elle' Women in Hollywood event, Jennifer Lawerence and Reese Witherspoon candidly opened up about their own experiences with harassment in Hollywood.



Netflix's content budget might've gotten even bigger

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:58:36 -0400

Netflix revealed a new estimate in its third-quarter report for how much it'll spend on content next year. Video provided by Newsy


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Female stars celebrate change in Hollywood

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:36:52 -0400

During the 'Elle Women in Hollywood' awards actresses speak about a possible new beginning in Hollywood . Sarah Mills reports. Video provided by Reuters


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Vote your faves into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:05:34 -0400

Radiohead, Nina Simone and Judas Priest are among 19 artists up for induction in 2018.


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The world is crazy. Here's a little entertainment to help you cope

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:11:09 -0400

In the wake of heart-wrenching news, the USA TODAY Life staff turns to TV shows, books, movies and music to calm our minds and lift our spirits.


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