Exclusive: Disney CEO says it will be ‘difficult’ to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state. more

‘Jeopardy!’ TV host Trebek reports ‘mind-boggling’ progress in cancer battle

Alex Trebek, the long-time host of television game show “Jeopardy!” and one of U.S. television’s most recognizable personalities, said in an interview published on Wednesday that doctors have told him that his deadly pancreatic cancer is now “near remission.” more

Cannes winner ‘Parasite’ captures rich-poor gap in ‘basic unit of life’: director

The South Korean director of “Parasite”, the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d’Or prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as “a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor.” more

Almodovar and dark comedy ‘Parasite’ in spotlight as Cannes closes

An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year. more

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country’s movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival’s prestigious side competitions. more

Rocky star Stallone says he never expected to make it in movies

Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it in the film industry due to an accident at birth that caused him to slur his words – now one of his more celebrated trademarks. more