Ukraine's Central Election Committee has registered quite a set of characters: Darth Vader, Yoda, Padme Amidala, Chewbacca, and Palpatine are to officially run in the country's parliamentary elections on October 26.
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is reportedly slated to play National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in an upcoming Oliver Stone-directed movie about last year’s unauthorized disclosure of secret NSA documents.
Dozens of celebrities could be affected by what appears to be the largest privacy breach in history in which the anonymous perpetrator released a handful of stars’ nude photos and shared a list of the alleged victims of the hack.
Pornography production in the United States has effectively been put on hold this week after one of the largest trade groups in the industry called for a voluntary moratorium on filming because an adult performer tested positive for HIV.
A half-dozen American troops who served alongside Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the United States Army soldier who spent nearly six years in Taliban custody before being released in June, are planning a book about the ordeal.
North Korean authorities lodged a complaint with the UN demanding the banning of the upcoming Hollywood film ‘The Interview’ for featuring a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang accuses the US of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war.
In a real-life power play worthy of the drama itself, Russia is said to have vetoed Kevin Spacey’s megahit show House of Cards from filming in the UN chamber, saying the room should be free at all times to deal with global crises, not for TV shows.
A common misconception about lemmings is that they commit collective suicide during migration. Fuelled by a 1958 Disney film called White Wilderness, stage-trickery gave the impression that the rodents jumped to their deaths off cliffs.
Google Glass headsets are to be banned in UK cinemas. Piracy fears have erupted since the gadgets became commercially available, and the crackdown will alleviate fears that Hollywood blockbusters will be illegally copied.
Serial bromance actor Seth Rogen might never have imagined he’d end up sparking an international incident. But his latest flick, which depicts an assassination bid on Dear Leader Kim Jong-un, has been decried by Pyongyang as "a wanton act of terror."
Hollywood actor George Clooney is reportedly planning to run for governor of California within the next four years – an event that, if successful, could ultimately launch a campaign for the presidency.