New Zealand Entertainment News -
Kevin Spacey's film Billionaire Boys' Club flops with only $126 at box office
Disgraced actor Kevin Spacey has hit a career low, after his latest film flopped spectacularly at the box office this weekend. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Spacey's new ensemble crime-drama Billionaire Boys Club opened Friday...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 7:02 pm

How 'sharksploitation' genre went from B-movie to big screen
Could Jason Statham be this generation's Captain Ahab? That's one way to describe the British action star's role in The Meg , which swam into cinemas last week. In Warner Brothers' latest blockbuster, Statham plays a grizzled naval...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 6:34 pm

Mark Wahlberg's surprising new move
Actor Mark Wahlberg is driving his business empire in new directions.The 47-year-old star best known for his roles in Oscar favourites The Departed and The Fighter is preparing to ditch the stylish clothes, slap on a short-sleeved...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:52 pm

Why everyone is losing it over this Netflix movie
Netflix movies are more miss than hit.With the streaming service churning out dozens of original movies every month, mostly without much fanfare, it's hard to find the good ones. Well, this is a good one. To All the Boys I've...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:27 pm

Hard drugs, breakdowns and life in rehab: The dark side of growing up a Disney princess
Young, perfect and talented girls are fascinating — thanks to Disney's winning formula.But the dissonance between growing up as a Disney princess and adjusting to a happy adult life is stark. It's a path riddled with discordance...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 4:22 pm

Ariana Grande breaks down as she recalls Manchester tragedy
The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears.The singer cried during an interview Friday with Ebro for Beats 1 on Apple Music as she shared thoughts on the 2017 concert in England, when a suicide bomber killed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 4:22 pm

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas celebrate engagement with traditional Indian ceremony
It's official for Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.The two on Saturday announced on their respective Instagram accounts they are engaged. Each posted the same picture, a close-up of them gazing lovingly at each other, an engagement...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 4:22 pm

When Ms. Franklin calls: Reporter reflects on Queen of Soul
NEW YORK (AP) — When I got the chance to interview Aretha Franklin for the first time in 2001, I was already a bundle of nerves: Even though it was just over the phone, I'd be talking to THE Queen of Soul! You could get no closer...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 12:35 pm

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official
NEW YORK (AP) — It's official for Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.The two on Saturday announced on their respective Instagram accounts they are engaged. Each posted the same picture, a close-up of them gazing lovingly at each other,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 11:15 am

John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere."Highwood's Ghost, an Encounter for Harp, Cello, and Orchestra" will be performed Sunday at Tanglewood...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Aug 2018 | 10:05 am

Packer quits Hollywood RatPac venture (AAP)
James Packer is out of Hollywood after plenty hits and misses with RatPac, including The Revenant, Gravity, Birdman, Jupiter Ascending and Pan.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 4:03 am

Spice Girls reunion back on following Mel B's love split (Bang Showbiz)
The Spice Girls reunion is in the pipeline following Mel B's recent split from her husband Stephen Belafonte.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Saoirse Ronan inks Galway Grill on Ed Sheeran (Bang Showbiz)
Ed Sheeran has had the words 'Galway Grill' inked on him by actress Saoirse Ronan.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Chris Pratt's family keep him grounded (Bang Showbiz)
Chris Pratt says having his wife and son on the road with him on his global promotional tour for his new film 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' has kept him "down to earth".

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Harry Styles faces unwelcome 'distraction' over new single (Bang Showbiz)
British star Harry Styles has been accused by fans of ripping off rock band Badfinger in his new track 'Ever Since New York'.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Alice Cooper announces Australian tour (AAP)
Theatrical rocker Alice Cooper has announced he will tour Australia for the 13th time, four decades after his first tour in 1977.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:38 am

Fox poised to drop O'Reilly over scandal (AAP)
Fox News is expected to dump its top-rated host Bill O'Reilly after a string of sexual harassment claims, with the news expected to be made official this week.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:19 am

Milestone of scones scoffed at Easter Show (AAP)
Armed with two-and-a-half tonnes of flour, the Country Women's Association of NSW has sold a record number of scones at this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 12:20 am

Reese Witherspoon marks Jennifer Garner's birthday (Bang Showbiz)
Reese Witherspoon marked Jennifer Garner's birthday with a sweet throwback picture of the pair.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 18 Apr 2017 | 11:05 pm

Giraffe YouTube sensation to go off air (AAP)
The popular livestream video of a mother giraffe who gave birth in New York will be taken down by the end of the week.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 18 Apr 2017 | 11:03 pm