It took no less than a live camel strolling the promenade in Cannes to steal the show on the film festival's opening day, a feat that comedian Sacha Baron Cohen pulled off with chutzpah today.
The 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival kicked off today with a showing of “Moonrise Kingdom,” a melancholic and heart warming film by US director Wes Anderson, one of the 22 films officially selected, all competing for the Palme d'Or prize.
Jennifer Lopez has topped the annual Forbes list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in the world, taking over from fellow pop singer Lady Gaga and beating out media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
Steve Jobs' life will be brought to the big screen by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin in a movie based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography of the enigmatic co-founder of Apple, maker of iPods and iPads.
As the Arab Spring resulted in the deaths of thousands and the ousting of Middle Eastern leaders last year, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, disguised by a fake beard and accent, was filming his latest movie portraying a hated North African dictator.
Britney Spears and former Disney Channel star Demi Lovato will join talent show "The X Factor" as judges when the US version of the contest returns to television in September, the show's creator Simon Cowell said.
For eight years, the women of Wisteria Lane battled alcoholism, cancer, cheating husbands and direct attempts on their lives, but in the TV series finale on Sunday, four "Desperate Housewives" lived a fairy tale ending.
A collection of costumes worn by the late Michael Jackson is going on a global tour starting next month ahead of an auction in Beverly Hills in December, Julien's Auctions said.
"The Avengers," the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in US and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion worldwide, studio estimates showed on Sunday.
A rare 1923 Leica went for 2.8 million dollars at an auction in Vienna at the weekend, making it the most expensive camera ever sold, the auctioneer said.