Los Angeles

Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 09:20 GMT

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced he was taking a “hard pause” on when movie theaters in the city can reopen, citing an increase in coronavirus cases.

U.S. film director John Singleton dead at age 51

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 12:46 GMT

John Singleton who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film “Boyz n the Hood”; died on Monday at the age of 51 due to a stroke.

In summer movie season, superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 11:51 GMT

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records.

Suspect in rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing arrested in Los Angeles suburb

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 02:46 GMT

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man suspected of fatally shooting Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle in a personal dispute was arrested in a Los Angeles suburb on Tuesday.

Beckham to be honoured with statue in LA

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Former England captain David Beckham will become the first Major League Soccer player honoured with a statue, which will be unveiled outside LA Galaxy's stadium prior to their season opener on March 2, the team said on Friday.

George ignores boo boys as Thunder sink Lakers

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Paul George shrugged off a chorus of boos to score 37 points and lead Oklahoma City Thunder to a 107-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on Wednesday.

Prosecutors close Steven Seagal sex assault inquiry without charges

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 10:57 GMT

Los Angeles prosecutors said on Friday they were declining to bring a criminal case against actor Steven Seagal stemming from an allegation that he sexually assaulted a minor in 2002.

Rock band Kiss promises 'unapologetic' final tour

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 03:04 GMT

Members of the rock band "Kiss" said they are kicking off a farewell concert tour in January because they wanted to say goodbye.

New sex charge against Spacey: US prosecutors

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 08:06 GMT

The Los Angeles district attorney's office has received a second sexual assault complaint against Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey.

Harvey Weinstein sued by German actress for alleged rape

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 03:03 GMT

A German actress has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein alleging the disgraced movie mogul raped her in 2006 at the Cannes Film Festival.

With K-pop back in U.S. spotlight, Korean-American stars take hope

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:01 GMT

Tens of thousands of fans eagerly rode the wave of Korean pop or K-pop this weekend at a convention in Los Angeles, the world’s entertainment capital.

Los Angeles prosecutors review sex assault cases against actors Seagal, Anderson

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 07:47 GMT

Los Angeles prosecutors review sex assault cases against actors Seagal, Anderson.

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 10:23 GMT

Earth's neighboring planet, Mars, is closer than it has been in the past 15 years, offering unusually bright views of the Red Planet's auburn hues.

Man takes pickax to Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 07:39 GMT

Donald Trump's star has dimmed in Hollywood, after a suspect with a pickax early Wednesday vandalized his plaque on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

TV land launches awards slugfest with Emmy nominations

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 09:07 GMT

Television insiders are expecting old faces to dominate Thursday as Hollywood revs up for its annual awards merry-go-round.

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 10:13 GMT

Los Angeles District Attorney’s office spokesman Greg Risling did not give details but said the case was presented by police in the California beach city of Santa Monica.

One hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles, 14-yr-old arrested

Fri, 11 May 2018 - 08:55 GMT

Police in California arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with a shooting at a high school near Los Angeles on Friday that left one hurt.

'Iron Man' suit worn by Robert Downey Jr. stolen

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 07:55 GMT

Call in The Avengers -- someone has stolen Iron Man's suit.

French domestic abuse thriller terrifying US audiences

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 09:38 GMT

It is an unsatisfactory but all-too-familiar denouement of divorce battles involving children.

Swedish electronic music DJ Avicii found dead at age 28

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 07:31 GMT

Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, was found dead on Friday afternoon in Muscat.