Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Engaged to Longtime Partner | Entertainment News

Rep.  Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Engaged to Longtime Partner |  Entertainment News

NEW YORK (AP) – US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday she’s engaged to her longtime partner Riley Roberts, a marketing professional she met over a decade ago while they were undergraduates at Boston University. The pair got engaged last month in her family’s hometown in Puerto Rico, the Democratic congresswoman confirmed to Insider and later … Read more

Rosmarie Trapp, Whose Family Inspired ‘Sound of Music,’ Dies | Entertainment News

By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press Rosmarie Trapp, whose Austrian family the von Trapps was made famous in the musical and beloved movie “The Sound of Music,” has died. She died Friday at the age of 93 at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge announced. Her brother Johannes is president of the Stowe … Read more

With Sequel Plans, Rob Reiner Turns ‘Spinal Tap’ up to 11 | Entertainment News

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer CANNES, France (AP) – One of the most memorable lines – and Rob Reiner’s personal favorite – of “This Is Spinal Tap” goes: “There’s a fine line between stupid and clever.” You could say the same thing about the classic 1984 mockumentary. It could have so easily not panned … Read more

Tom Cruise and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Touch Down in Cannes | Entertainment News

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer CANNES, France (AP) – Tom Cruise mania descended Wednesday in Cannes where the actor made a whirlwind appearance at the film festival, walking the red carpet, receiving a surprise Palme d’Or and watching a squadron of French fighter jets fly over the European premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.” Cannes … Read more

Elton John Doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ Lands at Disney | Entertainment News

By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co. Disney Original Documentary and Disney + said Wednesday that the film, entitled “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and the Years that Made … Read more

No More Streaming-Only Debuts for Oscar Hopefuls | Entertainment News

The Oscars are getting back to normal, eligibility-wise. After two years of pandemic-related adjustments, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that Oscar hopefuls will once again have to launch their films in movie theaters. Qualifying films are allowed to premiere “day and date” in movie theaters and on a streaming service, … Read more

Chris Wallace Interview Show to Be Featured on CNN Sundays | Entertainment News

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Chris Wallace will host a Sunday night interview show for CNN starting this fall, the network said Wednesday in announcing a new home for the best-known personality from the since-imploded CNN + streaming service. “Look Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace,” which will also air on … Read more

US Soccer Equalizes Pay in Milestone With Women, Men | Sports News

By ANNE M. PETERSON and RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writers The US Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining agreements through December 2028 with … Read more

Exiled Russian Director Returns to Cannes, Decries War | Entertainment News

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer CANNES, France (AP) – The last two times the Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov had films playing at the Cannes Film Festival, he couldn’t attend. He was under a travel ban in Russia as part of a conviction for fraud in what was widely protested as unwarranted repression of the … Read more

Bill Cosby Lawyers Cry Foul as Civil Sex Assault Trial Looms | Entertainment News

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer SAINT MONICA, Calif. (AP) – With jury selection less than a week away, attorneys scrambled to deal with shifting evidence Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s civil trial over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at the Playboy mansion nearly 50 years ago. Plaintiff Judy Huth said in a … Read more