U.S. actors, TV networks agree to end casting couch
(Reuters) - The largest U.S. actors' union and the four major television networks on Saturday agreed to limit auditions in private hotel rooms and homes, ratifying a guideline the screen actors' guild had enacted on its own following the #MeToo uproar, the union said.
Paramount's Jim Gianopulos: 'Diversity is good business'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Paramount Studios chairman Jim Gianopulos wants producers to know that his studio is committed to diversity.
Eunice Gayson, first 'Bond' girl, dies at 90
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Eunice Gayson, the first ever Bond girl, died Friday. She was 90.
Box Office: 'Ocean's 8' likely to walk off with $41 million debut
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Ocean's 8" is on its way to a solid opening weekend of about $41 million from 4,145 North American locations.
Queen's honors sidetracked by row over rail boss award
LONDON (Reuters) - A row over the running of Britain's railways spilled over into Queen Elizabeth's annual birthday honors on Saturday as Network Rail's outgoing boss was decorated in a list which included actress Emma Thompson and novelist Kazuo Ishiguro.
Disney animation chief, Pixar co-founder Lasseter to quit after 'missteps'
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co animation head and co-founder of Pixar John Lasseter, regarded as a modern day Walt Disney because of his creativity and commercial success, will leave at the end of the year, the company said on Friday.
Amal Clooney speaks from the heart as George gets lifetime award
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amal Clooney on Thursday paid unprecedented public tribute to her movie star husband George Clooney, calling him a gentleman, an amazing husband and father and the love of her life.
UPDATE 1-Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month
LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 92, the world's oldest monarch, underwent successful surgery to treat an eye cataract last month, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month: palace
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest monarch, underwent successful surgery to treat an eye cataract last month, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.
ABC apologizes for Hindu terror plot in Quantico after online backlash
MUMBAI (Reuters) - U.S. television studio ABC has apologies to Indian fans of its crime drama "Quantico" after an episode featuring Indian nationalists trying to frame Pakistan in a terrorist plot sparked online outrage against Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, who plays a lead role in the show.
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