Actor James Hong becomes oldest performer to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Actor James Hong has appeared in nearly 700 movies and television shows over the course of his 70-year career. But many people don’t know his name. Marci Gonzalez has the story of the prolific entertainer who was honored this week as the oldest performer to ever receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Deep Water,' Charli XCX and 'WeCrashed'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a Charli XCX album release, an erotic thriller on Hulu starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, and a series about the rise and fall of the business WeWork, which promoted the concept of shared workspaces.
Ben Affleck Opened Up About The Decision To Rekindle His Relationship With Jennifer Lopez After 17 Years And Said He Didn’t Want To Do Anything “Painful Or Destructive” To His Children
Ben and Jen shocked the world this summer when they went public with their rekindled relationship after 17 years apart, but according to Ben, there was a lot to consider before taking the leap.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck Are Not Rushing To Move Back In Together
WASHINGTON — Hollywood stars Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were recently spotted enjoying time together and bonding as a family with their kids. Last week the couple was spotted walking around Hollywood’s Universal Studios with their children. “Affleck is very settled in his home, and it’s close by to his kids. Lopez’s house is also a place she likes being and is a good family home,” as per the reports. Lopez and Affleck have already taken significant steps in their new relationship, like meeting the parents and taking vacations together.thewestsidegazette.com
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are renting this Miami Beach mansion for $130k a month
Remember JLo’s hit single back in 2001, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing?” Well, it turns out love certainly costs at least something for the superstar, as she’s renting a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach with her ex, Ben Affleck, for over $100,000 a month.
New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the Netflix series Country Comfort, debuting on Friday, left, "Zack Snyders Justice League," premiering March 18, center, and Operation Varsity Blues, a documentary about the college admissions scandal, premiering March 17 on Netflix. (Netflix/HBO Max/Netflix via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences, filmmaker Zack Snyder has come back to finish what he started. — Loretta Lynn’s new album is a celebration of women in country music and it features collaborations with Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Margo Price. — Katherine McPhee, of TV’s “American Idol” and “Smash,” plays an aspiring country singer, Bailey, who’s suffered career and personal setbacks in the Netflix series “Country Comfort,” debuting Friday.
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'
NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic. The Scarlett Johansson Marvel movie “Black Widow,” last set for Nov. 6, heads to May 7 of next year. That was the date set for “West Side Story,” but Spielberg's musical will instead debut in December 2021. Given the interconnected nature of Marvel releases, the latest delay of “Black Widow” had a domino effect on other films. Since the pandemic began, the company's “Mulan,” “Hamilton” and “Artemis Fowl” have gone direct to streaming, with “Mulan” made available for a $30 premium purchase by subscribers.
On this day: August 15
1972: Actor and film director Ben Affleck is born Benjamin Gza Affleck-Boldt in Berkeley, California. He found fame after writing and starring in the movie "Good Will Hunting" along with Matt Damon, with the pair earning an Academy Award for the film's screenplay. As an actor, he's gone on to star in movies such as "Chasing Amy," "Armageddon," "Pearl Harbor" and "Daredevil." He's also directed the movies "Gone Baby Gone," "The Town" and "Argo," the last of which won him the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and Directors Guild Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, the Producers Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Picture. Hide Caption
Ben Affleck gives Sen. Leahy shoutout for Batman cameo
The actor, director and activist used his star power to press Congress for more foreign aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo. He also gave a Hollywood hat-tip at a Senate hearing Thursday, calling out Sen. Patrick Leahy for his cameo in Batman. The Vermont senator is known for being a Batman fanatic. Gayle King reports.cbsnews.com
Ben Affleck wins humanitarian prize
Ben Affleck wins humanitarian prize Ben Affleck will be awarded the People's Choice Award for favorite humanitarian at Wednesday night's award show. Also, Sting's Broadway musical "The Last Ship" will close later this month. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment headlines.cbsnews.com
“Gone Girl” star Ben Affleck in the Toyota Green Room
“Gone Girl” star Ben Affleck in the Toyota Green Room In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” “Gone Girl” star Ben Affleck greets the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts and jokes about his picture on the wall. GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman gives us a tour of the Toyota Green Room with his new HERO4 camera, and explains what it was like the first time he tested a GoPro.cbsnews.com
Getting to know Minnie Driver
Getting to know Minnie Driver "Good Will Hunting" was a breakout film in 1997, launching the careers of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Minnie Driver, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance. Anna Werner catches up with this very unique actor, to talk about her life and her quest for that next unusual role.cbsnews.com