Entertainment News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=507 Entertainment News 2015-07-30T03:16:10Z Entertainment News Stallone puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' memorabilia up for auction LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen. Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry. New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip and forced yet again to confront the dichotomy of his life — a gay Arab Israeli citizen considered an outcast by the Palestinian society for his sexuality and viewed with unease by some Israelis for his brand of nationality. 3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show. Grevin's first Asian museum waxes lyrical over K-pop Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-Hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul Thursday. The new museum's focus is firmly on the world of entertainment and, in particular, stars of the "Hallyu" or "Korean Wave" of pop songs and TV melodramas that have become the country's most potent cultural export. As a result, waxworks of global icons like Michael Jackson and Madonna rub shoulders with the likes of actress Choi Ji-Woo -- star of one of the original Hallyu dramas "Winter Sonata" who enjoys a major fan following in Japan. Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hills around Hollywood have always been coveted real estate, but a fight over the sale of a hilltop convent has pitted an order of elderly nuns against the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles, who wants to sell the property to pop singer Katy Perry. Lennon honored with artwork showing him in yellow submarine NEW YORK (AP) — Standing in front of artwork depicting Manhattan as a yellow submarine and John Lennon as the pilot displaying the peace sign, Yoko Ono joined Bono and other guests to honor her late husband Wednesday. John Legend to handle music for slave drama 'Underground' BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom. 2 houses from 'Breaking Bad' for sale in Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque. Vincent Kartheiser's next role is opposite of 'Mad Men' part BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Vincent Kartheiser (KARTH'-eyes-er) plays the antithesis of his smarmy "Mad Men" character Pete Campbell in the upcoming NatGeo miniseries "Saints & Strangers." Court documents: 3 U.Va. graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape article RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Court documents: 3 U.Va. graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape article. New 'Daily Host' host says tenor will change, not targets BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Incoming "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his. Mia Farrow faces Twitter backlash for lion dentist's address NEW YORK (AP) — Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the dentist who killed the beloved lion Cecil in Zimbabwe. Johnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes top Venice film fest line-up Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Ralph Fiennes top a powerful line-up at this year's Venice film festival, with US and Italian films dominating the competition for the Golden Lion, from revenge dramas to rock-star thrillers. Hearthrob Jake Gyllenhaal of "Brokeback Mountain" fame opens the world's oldest movie competition, which runs from September 2 to 12, with Baltasar Kormakur's 3D mountain thriller "Everest" from Universal, also starring Keira Knightley and Sam Worthington. Lollapalooza expands international reach to Colombia Lollapalooza, one of the defining US festivals for alternative rock, announced Wednesday an expansion to Colombia as organizers pointed to the country's vibrant cultural life. The Bogota edition, which will debut in October 2016, marks the fourth Latin American Lollapalooza with festivals already taking place annually in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. "We have had the ambition to bring Lollapalooza to Colombia for some time now, and have found partners who are true professionals and share our passion for the music," said Lollapalooza's founder, Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell. Universal Studios gives trip to class that helped principal BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Universal Studios is donating a free vacation to all 42 seniors graduating from a New Hampshire high school after the class donated funds for a class trip to their principal, who was diagnosed with cancer. Boeing gives Kennedy Center $20 million for major expansion WASHINGTON (AP) — Aerospace giant Boeing Co. is giving the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts $20 million toward the center's expansion project. Autopsy: 'Versailles' daughter died of accidental overdose ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy released Wednesday shows that the 18-year-old daughter of the stars of the "Queen of Versailles" documentary who had struggled with an addiction to a drug used to control her seizures died last month of an accidental overdose. TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation. Rocker Scott Weiland cancels European tour Hard rocker Scott Weiland, known for his wide vocal range and often chaotic life, on Wednesday canceled nearly all of an upcoming tour of Europe. The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman said he was scrapping concerts planned across the continent in September and October with the exception of the first scheduled show in London on September 3. "But as it stood, the tour dates had far too many administration and production issues to overcome, and ultimately the fan experience would have been far below what Scott feels his loyal fans deserve," the statement said. Post-White House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News BOSTON (AP) — After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it. DC-area rapper charged with disorderly conduct, riot SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A D.C.-area rapper is facing charges after authorities say he and others tried to start a riot. Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems. Shakira and Pique may have another athlete in the family MIAMI (AP) — Shakira and pro soccer player Gerard Pique may have another athlete in the family. Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new 'MI' flick There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" about the element of luck. As in: How much is luck a factor in the success of Ethan Hunt and his IMF cohorts? After all, in the last movie they merely saved us from a nuclear holocaust. Was it talent, work, or dumb luck? Jane Birkin asks Hermes to take her name off croc handbag PARIS (AP) — British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to take her name off the crocodile-skin versions of the iconic Birkin handbag, after being contacted by animal rights group PETA over "cruel" slaughtering practices. 'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormon country, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater. Reality TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real. 'Go Set a Watchman' sales drop, but it's still top seller NEW YORK (AP) — Sales dropped sharply for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" in its second week of publication. But it remained the best-selling book in the country for the week ending July 26, according to Nielsen BookScan. Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup LONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially awards-worthy performances from Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Jake Gyllenhaal. Ridley Scott, Jean-Marc Vallee head Toronto filmfest lineup Organizers of the annual Toronto International Film Festival unveiled an ambitious lineup Tuesday leading off with psychological drama "Demolition" by Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallee. "Alien" director Ridley Scott's eagerly-awaited space adventure "The Martian" will also be among the highlights at the movie fest that runs September 10-20. "Demolition" tells the story of Davis, a brilliant investment banker played by Jake Gyllenhaal who must come to terms with the death of his wife in a terrible automobile accident. Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows NEW YORK (AP) — Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," ''Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," ''If/Then" and "Cabaret." Trevor Noah takes on racism, skips politics in standup gig SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be expected of Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" heir. Japan artist battles museum over works mocking government One of Japan's best-known contemporary artists is locked in a fight with a public museum over claims it has threatened to pull the plug on works critical of the conservative government. Makoto Aida said the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo told him to yank the pieces from an exhibit that started last week because they were "not suitable" for kids, but the museum countered that it just asked him to "modify" his creations. One piece, a video installation, appears to mock nationalist premier Shinzo Abe, whose popularity has dived as parliament debates controversial legislation aimed at expanding the scope of Japan's military, which is currently limited to a narrowly defensive role. 'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater. Oculus debuts virtual reality film 'Henry' BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. Review: "Tour" a worthy look at artist as reluctant subject LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you start digging for the meat, when the subject perhaps casually reveals some illuminating aspect of him- or herself around which the entire article can be built. Those moments come thick and fast in "The End of the Tour," James Ponsoldt's exquisitely elegiac film about David Foster Wallace, examined over the course of a five-day interview with Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, 12 years before the influential writer's suicide in 2008 at age 46. NBC cancels Poehler comedy project 'Welcome to Sweden' BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — U.S. viewers aren't going to see the love story on TV's "Welcome to Sweden" play out. Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth ready to be a normal couple NEW YORK (AP) — Now that they're finally engaged, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth are ready to go on their first real-world date. 'The Martian' to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival LOS ANGELES (AP) — The blockbuster summer movie season is still going strong, but the Toronto International Film Festival provided a peek Tuesday at some of the movies and performances that could help set the tone for the upcoming awards season. WRHL 2015-07-30T08:16:10Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=507