'Superhero' Tom Hardy tackles motorbike suspect

Actor Tom Hardy has proved he is not just an action hero on screen after chasing down and catching a suspected thief in south west London. After seeing two youths on a motorbike jump a red light and hit a £50,000 Mercedes at...

Work begins on FOUR sequels to Avatar

Work on the next four Avatar films is under way, director James Cameron has said. The original 2009 3D blockbuster won three Oscars for its stunning visual effects, cinematography and art direction. In a Facebook post Cameron wrote: "Great to be working with...

Happy Days star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, has died aged 56. Police in Harrison County, Indiana, said the 56-year-old former child star was found unresponsive after authorities received a 911 call. The cause of her...

Taylor Swift endorses 'friend Ed' in Time's 100

Taylor Swift has endorsed her friend Ed Sheeran after he made Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list for 2017. The prestigious list includes names like Donald Trump, Pope Francis, Kim Jong-Un and Riz Ahmed, who featured as the cover star for the...

Minaj criticised for Westminster Bridge scenes

Rapper Nicki Minaj has been criticised for releasing a video featuring scenes shot at Westminster Bridge just a day before the terror attack. The No Frauds video is mostly set at the same spot where Khalid Masood drove a car into pedestrians, killing...

Styles wanted 'normal' relationship with Swift

Harry Styles has said all he wanted was a "normal" relationship with Taylor Swift, made impossible due to public scrutiny. The former One Direction star confirmed rumours he briefly dated Swift in 2012, when one of their early dates in New York's Central...

Cannes 2017: Politics, TV and Adam Sandler

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its highly anticipated line-up, featuring the return of Sofia Coppola, David Lynch and Adam Sandler. From the French Riviera, festival president Thierry Fremaux revealed on Thursday the 18 films in the main competition and the 15 for...

Blues guitarist John Geils Jr dead at 71

Veteran blues guitarist John Geils Jr has died at his Boston home aged 71. In a statement, Boston police said they were called to the property on Tuesday to check on his welfare and found the singer unresponsive. "A preliminary investigation indicates that...

Sheeran settles £15m breach of copyright lawsuit

Ed Sheeran has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit song Photograph. Musicians Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard had sued Sheeran for $ 20m (£15.3m) after claiming his song was similar to their composition Amazing. The Hollywood Reporter said that court...

Marvel pulls comic over hidden Koranic messages

Marvel comics has removed a book from circulation after a fan backlash against some Koranic messages in the artwork. In two vignettes of X-Men Gold #1, Indonesian artist Ardian Syaf coloured several hidden references to passages of the Koran and to Muslim protests...

Veteran broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88

Veteran broadcaster Brian Matthew has died aged 88, his family has said. Matthew was once dubbed Britain's oldest DJ, having worked at the BBC from 1954 to 2016, hosting Radio 2's Sound Of The '60s since 1990. As a TV presenter on Thank...

Has Ed Sheeran killed the charts?

Three years after acknowledging the age of streaming, the Official Charts are again in dire straits - all thanks to Ed Sheeran. Let's pretend, for the sake of...

Sister Sledge star Joni Sledge dies aged 60

Joni Sledge, who recorded the dance anthem We Are Family with her three sisters, has died aged 60. Sledge was discovered dead at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, by a friend on Friday. The band's publicist, Biff Warren, said a cause of death...

Bridges revives 'The Dude' at Goodman ceremony

The Big Lebowski actor Jeff Bridges revived his character 'The Dude' as he praised John Goodman, his co-star in the film, at an LA ceremony. Bridges wore his character's famous patterned brown jumper in public for the first time in almost 20 years...

Turner Prize winner Howard Hodgkin dead at 84

Sir Howard Hodgkin, a British abstract artist who won the Turner Prize, has died aged 84. The Tate Gallery confirmed the news, saying: "With much sadness we report the death of Howard Hodgkin, who passed peacefully today." Calling the painter "one of the...

Johansson 'shocks' husband by filing for divorce

Scarlett Johansson's husband is "shocked" after the actress filed for a divorce, his lawyer has said. Johansson said in the divorce filing, made in a New York Court on Tuesday, that her marriage to former French journalist Romain Dauriac was "irretrievably broken". She...

Record Olivier nods for Harry Potter play

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child is now the most nominated new play in the history of the Olivier awards. The lavish production has been nominated in 11 categories including best director, best new play and outstanding achievement in music for the awards...

Rumour Has It singer Adele confirms marriage

Adele has confirmed she is now married to long-term partner Simon Konecki, ending weeks of speculation. The Hello and Rumour Has It singer made the announcement during a concert in Brisbane, Australia, where she spoke about her relationship with him. Talking on stage...

1D star Louis Tomlinson arrested by LA police

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has been arrested by police in Los Angeles following an "altercation" with paparazzi. It follows an incident at Los Angeles Airport when the singer, 25, arrived back from a holiday to Las Vegas with his girlfriend Eleanor Calder....

Jane Fonda reveals: 'I've been raped'

Hollywood actress and fitness guru Jane Fonda has revealed that she was raped in the past and suffered sexual abuse as a child. In an online interview with fellow actress Brie Larson, Fonda talked about the "extent to which a patriarchy takes a...