| Jun 12, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Acclaimed singer and songwriter Van Morrison is joining a select group of music giants with a knighthood to their name.
The Belfast-born Morrison was honored Friday by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to music and tourism in Northern Ireland, the...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Katherine Waterston will work her magic in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
The "Inherent Vice" actress has landed one of the lead female roles in Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter" spinoff, the studio announced Monday.
Waterston is to portray...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 10:22 AM
It's time for Eddie Redmayne to choose a wand -- or for a wand to choose him.
The Oscar-winning British actor is set to play the lead role in the "Harry Potter" spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," Warner Bros. announced.
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| Jun 2, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." Now he'll be playing a scientist of a different sort -- the British actor has been cast as "magizoologist" Newt Scamander in the "Harry Potter"...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Turns out One Direction might be bigger than anyone thought -- that according to Stephen Hawking, of all people.
"What do you think is the cosmological effect," the scientist was asked Sunday night, "of Zayn [Malik] leaving One Direction and...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Director Tom Hooper and actor Eddie Redmayne's drama "The Danish Girl" has pulled up a seat at the Thanksgiving table.
The film will open Nov. 27 over the holiday weekend, Focus Features and Working Title announced Wednesday, staking an early claim in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:22 AM
UPDATED: The Academy Awards nominations are ridiculed year after year, but the voting is not a quota system.
So the controversy over the lack of diversity in acting nominees this year is fascinating. One critic on Friday morning carped that the nominees...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:50 AM
The Oscar nominations for lead actor are in, and they include Michael Keaton, who in “Birdman” portrays an aging actor who once played a superhero; Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “Theory of Everything&...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Oscar nominees luncheon Monday drew A-listers including Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and Bradley Cooper. For some the event was a chance to do a bit of last-minute campaigning,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It's shaping up to be quite a contest between Eddie Redmayne and Michael Keaton.
And we don't mean over who'll win the Oscar for performance by a lead actor. Redmayne, who reportedly works without a stylist, and Keaton, under the sure hand of veteran...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:45 PM
List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."
Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."