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Director Mark Osborne arrives for the screening of the film "The Little Prince" at the Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2015A new animated film based on the best-selling French book "The Little Prince" was to premiere in Cannes on Friday, adding a touch of childhood magic to the red carpet of the movie festival. The $63-million (57-million-euro) cartoon is the most expensive France has made, and its choice of a US director, Mark Osborne, who made "Kung Fu Panda", aims it squarely at the family market dominated by Pixar and DreamWorks. Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, James Franco and Benicio Del Toro head the English-language voice cast.


French actor Gerard Depardieu poses during a photocall for the film "Valley of Love" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France on May 22, 2015French movie star Gerard Depardieu sought to play down controversy over his views on Ukraine and Russia at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, but couldn't resist the chance to praise his friend Vladimir Putin. After presenting his new movie "Valley of Love" with fellow French icon Isabelle Huppert, Depardieu faced questions about his much-criticised decision to take Russian citizenship in 2013. "I know Vladimir Putin, I like him very much.


Colin Farrell poses during a photocall for the film "The Lobster" at the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2015The movie industry's obsession with slim figures and six-packs is notorious but if the Cannes Film Festival is anything to go by, a generous gut may now be key to winning critics' hearts. Stars ranging from Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix and France's larger-than-life icon Gerard Depardieu sported "dad bods", as a bit of male flab has come to be known, in well-received movies premiering at cinema's top showcase. While the chiselled torsos of stars such as Matthew McConaughey and French heartthrob Jeremie Elkaim couldn't save their Cannes movies from a critical mauling, a bit of paunch went over big at the festival, at least on screen.


The Cannes Film Festival logo on May 12, 2015 in Cannes, southeastern FranceThe coveted Palm Dog award for best canine was fetched at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday by Lucky, who appears in an epic Portuguese film, "Arabian Nights". The second-place jury prize went to the father-son Border Collies that appeared in eccentric fable "The Lobster" alongside Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, which the jury said was the first time a dog had played a human trapped in a dog's body. "I think it was the jumpers (sweaters) -- it has 10 different dog jumpers in this film from checked to red," said Kate Muir, film critic for The Times, on presenting the award, adding that Lucky also proved her ability to fetch newspapers.


British actor Tim Roth attends a press conference for the film "Chronic" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France on May 22, 2015Actor Tim Roth said he fully supported assisted suicide, saying it was "crazy" that governments still opposed it, after playing an end-of-life nurse in his latest Cannes Film Festival entry on Friday. "I'm all for it -- that's crazy to make people go through that," said Roth at a press conference after a screening of "Chronic" on the French Riviera. Mexican director Michel Franco said he was surprised to find that many nurses helped people die regardless of the law.


Model Toni Garrn poses for photographers upon arrival for the screening of the film The Little Prince at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 22, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)CANNES, France (AP) — German model Toni Garrn brought a touch of little mermaid to the Cannes red carpet for "The Little Prince" in a sparkly, swanky silver gown that trailed elegantly to the floor, with bare shoulders and a crossover cutaway midriff.


Actor Harvey Keitel poses for a photograph to promote the film Youth, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)CANNES, France (AP) — The aging stars of "Youth" are slowly rousing the morning after a late night in Cannes celebrating the premiere of Paolo Sorrentino's latest film.


FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2013, file photo, Nick Loeb, left, and Sofia Vergara pose in the audience at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge ruled Friday, May 22, 2015, that Loeb can file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of embryos he created with Vergara before their relationship ended last year. Loeb wants the embryos to be implanted in a surrogate but Vergara's attorney says Loeb doesn't have a viable legal claim. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A judge is allowing Sofia Vergara's ex-boyfriend to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of frozen embryos created during their relationship.


Visitors from the Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences look at art work from Shepard Fairey at the Library Street Collective gallery on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Detroit. Fairey has finished work on a large mural in downtown Detroit. The roughly 185-foot-tall by 60-foot-wide mural was painted on One Campus Martius. It's financed by businessman Dan Gilbert's Bedrock Real Estate Services, which owns the building. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTDETROIT (AP) — Street artist Shepard Fairey has finished work on a large mural in downtown Detroit.


FILE - In this March 26, 2009 file photo, President of Blue Note Records Bruce Lundvall poses for a picture in his office in New York. Lundvall, who revived the iconic Blue Note Records label in the mid-1980s and turned it into a major influence on the contemporary jazz scene during his 25 years as president, has died at age 79. Lundvall died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., of complications from a prolonged battle with Parkinson's disease, Blue Note publicist Cem Kurosman said. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 20 about the death of jazz recording executive Bruce Lundvall, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Lundvall failed to regain consciousness after surgery. In fact, he regained consciousness prior to his death. The story also inaccurately stated Lundvali left Blue Note Records in 2010. Rather, he remained with the label as chairman emeritus.


MILAN (AP) — Venice officials have ordered the closure of a working mosque in an ex-church, set up as Iceland's exhibit for the 56th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair.

Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty King, Karen Williams, Barbara King Winfree and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of blues musician B.B. King Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas. The family members attended a private viewing ahead of a public viewing scheduled for Friday. King died May 14 in Las Vegas at age 89. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans in Las Vegas are expected to line up for hours to view the body of blues legend B.B. King, and later to celebrate his legacy at a musical tribute organized by his daughter.


This CD cover image released by Frontiers Records shows "The Purple Album," a new release by Whitesnake. (Frontiers Records via AP)Whitesnake, "The Purple Album" (Frontiers)


In this photo taken Saturday, May 16, 2015, director Nanni Moretti leaves following the screening of the film Mia Madre (My Mother) at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Moretti is a Cannes mainstay, who has brought more than half a dozen films to the festival. He won the Palme d'Or in 2001 for "The Son's Room," about a family devastated by the death of a teenage son. His film "Mia Madre" is competing for the Palme d'Or. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)CANNES, France (AP) — Director Nanni Moretti is pleased to hear that some audience members came out of "Mia Madre," his new movie about a filmmaker whose mother is dying, and immediately called their own moms to say "I love you."


LONDON (AP) — A painting that was seized by the Nazis and only recently returned to the Jewish owner's heirs is going on auction.

FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, director Miguel Gomes poses for the photo call of the film Tabu at the 62 edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin. ‘Arabian Nights’ pooch wins Cannes’ Palme Dog for best canine performer at the 68th international Cannes international film festival.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)CANNES, France (AP) — A small white dog named Lucky has taken the award for Cannes' best performance on four legs.


PRAGUE (AP) — A new reality show in the Czech Republic has let a family of seven experience what it was like living under Nazi occupation during World War II.

FILE - In this March 2, 2015 file photo, judge Howard Stern arrives at the "America's Got Talent" Season 10 red carpet kick off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. The 10th season premieres Tuesday, May 26, at 8 p.m. ET. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — "They keep telling people it's the 10th anniversary. But it's the fourth season, as far as I'm concerned," says Howard Stern, who joined "America's Got Talent" as a judge in 2012.


FILE - In this April 6, 2012 file photo, actor Luis Guzman attends an NBA basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. Guzman, who lives in Sutton, Vt., alleged in court documents that Joda Hodge was stalking him. Guzman was granted a temporary a temporary restraining order in April. In a court settlement Thursday, May 21, 2015, the 39-year-old Hodge agreed to not have contact with Guzman. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who used to house-sit for character actor Luis Guzman has agreed to stay at least 300 feet away from him.


Eva Longoria poses for a portrait photograph at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)CANNES, France (AP) — There's been much talk at the Cannes Film Festival about how to boost the ranks of women directors and producers. Eva Longoria is a good example of a success story.


FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, file photo, actor and talk show host Joel McHale arrives at ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. McHale is signed up to be host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July 2015. ESPN said Friday, May 22, 2015, the show will take place in the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and talk-show host Joel McHale will be the host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July.


FILE - In this April 30, 2015 file photo, German-Irish actor Michael Fassbender poses for a portrait to promote his film "Slow West" in New York. Fassbender doesn’t know if the “Macbeth” curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he’d rather not test it. Fassbender's “Macbeth” adaption is set to premiere Saturday, May 22, 2015 at the Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP, File)CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it.


In this May 20, 2015 photo Australias's Guy Sebastian performs the song 'Tonight Again' during a dress rehearsal of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.


Actress Marion Cotillard laughs as she poses for photographers upon arrival for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 68th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamourous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual, star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama — with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.


Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015. A German investigation into black market art had recovered the two statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin as well as other Nazi-era pieces that had been lost for decades. Police in five states conducted coordinated raids during more than a yearlong investigation into illegal art trafficking. (Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa via AP)THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafted for Adolf Hitler, as more details emerged Friday about an amazing trove of Nazi-era art seized by authorities this week.


Actor Tim Roth, left, and director Michel Franco pose for photographers during a photo call for the film Chronic, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)CANNES, France (AP) — Tim Roth toned things down for his role in the Cannes Film Festival entry "Chronic."


Saxophonist Bob Belden (right) arrives at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2009Bob Belden, a global-minded saxophonist and arranger who brought a jazz lens to music ranging from chart-topping pop to classical Indian, has died. Blue Note Records, where he recorded his best known works, confirmed his death. Belden in February became the first American musician to perform publicly in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution, playing with the government's blessing amid an easing of longstanding tensions between Tehran and Washington.


Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow performs during the dress rehearsal for the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest on May 20, 2015 in ViennaSwedish heartthrob Mans Zelmerlow is bookies' favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's glitzy annual music extravaganza, followed by Russian diva Polina Gagarina and cheeky Italian pop opera trio Il Volo. Former "Australian Idol" winner Guy Sebastian, given a special wildcard entry for Eurovision's 60th anniversary year, was close behind with Belgium's Loic Nottet on the eve of the grand final in Vienna. "I never believed it until they actually said 'Sweden'.


NEW YORK (AP) — As he nears his 100th birthday, Herman Wouk has a book planned with a title permitted only to a man of his age.

Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty King, Karen Williams, Barbara King Winfree and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of blues musician B.B. King Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas. The family members attended a private viewing ahead of a public viewing scheduled for Friday. King died May 14 in Las Vegas at age 89. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service.


In this photo taken with a long shutter, members of the media walks through the exhibition 'Impressionism - Expressionism. Turning Point in Art' during the press preview at the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery), in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The paintings from left: Le Pont de Chatou by Maurice de Vlaminck, L'Ete by Auguste Renoir, the sculpture L'Age d'airain by Auguste Renoir and the painting Chez le pere Lathuille by Edouard Manet. The exhibition opens on May 22, and runs through Sept. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — Camille Pissarro's famous "Boulevard Montmartre at Night" shows a brightly illuminated avenue in Paris — the city lights turned into gentle dabs of oil paint. Next to the French impressionist's 1897 work is a painting by German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner from 1912 depicting a Berlin street scene in flashy yellow, blue and black — the broad brush stokes clearly visible.


(From L) Rachel Weisz, Paolo Sorrentino, Harvey Keitel, Michael Caine and Jane Fonda arrive for the screening of the film "Youth" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, on May 20, 2015Cannes (France) (AFP) - As the Cannes Film Festival bears down on its weekend awards ceremony, a look at the movies seen so far and their reviews reveal deep divisions among the critics.


FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2014, file photo, Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Tony Perkins, president of the Washington-based Christian lobbying group, said Thursday, May 21, 2015, that he has accepted the resignation of Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.


Jeff Gordon signs autographs before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth.


Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones perform at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tour. The band announced Wednesday morning it would perform a "club show" that night to kick off its Zip Code tour, which launches Sunday in San Diego. The surprise concert at the 1,300-person-capacity venue instantly sold out. (Jane Bouquet/The Rolling Stones via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tour.


Swedish pop group Abba pose during the 1974 Eurovision Song ContestVienna (AFP) - Love it, hate it or both, Europe's unashamedly over-the-top and enduringly popular annual Eurovision Song Contest, which is set to shake up staid Vienna on Saturday night, is nothing if not entertaining.


Model Karlie Kloss poses for photographers upon arrival for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 68th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)CANNES, France (AP) — Day Nine at the Cannes Film Festival showed off model Karlie Kloss' figure in a slinky little Tom Ford number, while actress Andie MacDowell revealed why she never showed up at Cannes in 1989 with her hit film "Sex, Lies and Videotape." And a film honoring designer Oscar de la Renta showed that he may be gone, but his influence at Cannes is still strong.


This undated booking photo provided by the Clark County Detention Center shows William Drayton Jr. aka Flavor Flav after his arrest in Las Vegas. Authorities say they arrested the entertainer shortly after midnight on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas for driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving. (Clark County Detention Center via AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee unanimously approved a bill on Thursday to reform U.S.-funded broadcasting to counter what a California congressman dubs the "weaponization of information" from Russia and anti-American propaganda being aired by Iran and Islamic State militants.

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