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Will Disney's Beauty and the Beast Enter $1 Billion Club?

About five teenagers who must become something extraordinary when their small town and the world is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat, the PG-13 reboot of the campy television show cost a reported 100 million US dollars to produce.

UK Foreign Office Urge Russia to Release People Detained at Unauthorized Rallies

In a rare show of force, thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow and other cities in the biggest anti-government protests in years. The demonstrations included areas that typically produce a high vote for President Vladimir Putin, from Siberia's Chita to Dagestan's Makhachkala.

Drake admits to drunk texting J-Lo on 'More Life'

It features guest appearances from Kanye West , 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Quavo, Young Thug, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Giggs and Skepta, among others. Lastly, there's speculation that More Life will fulfill his five-album deal with Cash Money. But there's still plenty of the sappy, lovesick Drake we know and love in " Free Smoke ". It looks like Drake is finally ready to open up about his split from Jennifer Lopez! In fact, it's the biggest, most ambitious, most global Drake album since ...

California joins legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

It was the latest legal move in a series of court challenges to a new travel order signed by Trump last week that temporarily blocks refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Watson said he wasn't convinced the order itself has religious connotations. Hours later, another federal judge across the country heard arguments on Hawaii's request to halt enforcement.

BBC interview dad laments online fame

Their antics, and then Professor Kelly and wife Jung-a Kim's attempts to herd them out of the room created delight and controversy around the world. "Yes, I was wearing trousers", laughed Kelly. "It was chaos for me". Now dad of the hour Professor Robert E Kelly, from the department of political science at South Korea's Pusan National University , has spoken to the BBC (again) and said: "We were anxious actually that the BBC would never call us again".

'Game of Thrones' reveals season 7 premiere date with ice and fire

Season six ended with enough set up that we are sure there will be some major showdowns between the dragons, White Walkers, kings, queens, and more . Or a freakish Facebook live event which invited everyone to literally watch ice melt for about forty minutes before finally revealing the date? Anyway, Game of Thrones .

Man Goes On Axe Rampage In German Train Station

Two suspects were arrested , said police, who warned that others may have fled the scene. Trains are reportedly not stopping at the station. Witnesses reported seeing injured people lying on the ground, and at least one man armed with an axe.

Banksy Opens Up A Hotel With The 'Worst View in the World'

The Walled Off Hotel , a play on words of Waldorf Hotel, has nine rooms and one suite and will be open for bookings from March 11. Banksy , whose real name is not known, described his guesthouse as having the worst view of any hotel in the world: Every room overlooks the barrier which is a symbol of oppression for the Palestinians .

Chance the Rapper to Rauner: 'Take our kids off the table'

I'm an after school teacher. Rauner said he asked Chance two use his influence to help his cause saying the rapper and son of a Chicago Democratic political operative had an "incredible voice"- presumably not referring to his singing. I have power in some ways; you have great power in other ways. The threat of a truncated school year came on the heels of a lawsuit filed by CPS and five district families against the State of Illinois that claims the state education funding system is ...

Lorde finally returns to us with 'Green Light'

Along with the new song, Lorde announced the title of her upcoming record, Melodrama, on Instagram. Yesterday, Lorde took to Twitter to tease the track, revealing that it will perhaps surprise some people as it's "very different, and kinda unexpected".

Sunday Afternoon Rally to Protest Trump's Anti-Media Stance

Forty-eight percent disapprove of President Trump's performance as president, while 32 percent say his first month in office demonstrates he is not up for the job. Due to the fake news from those channels, no ordinary people in the West think that there are good democratic leaders in Africa who are busy taking their countries forward.

X-MEN Screenwriter In Talks To Direct Next Sequel

What we do know is that Sophie Turner will be back, telling HeyUGuys that she'd be shooting an X-Men movie this year - presumably that's Supernova , and not Josh Boone's New Mutants. It has changed directors several times, suffered script rewrites and was at one point pulled off Fox's release schedule completely. Although "X-Men: Apocalypse " was a blockbuster hit when it was released a year ago, critics slammed the latest instalment in the "X-Men" franchise, via a report from Roger ...

Celine Dion Has Some Advice for Beyoncé About Raising Twins

Along with her new fashion collection and role joining Gwen Stefani's team as an advisor on this season of The Voice , Dion has also been approached with another role - hockey coach. She said: "We're doing really well, thank you for asking". Rene and Celine met back in 1980, were married in 1994 and worked closely together as manager and artist up until Angelil's passing in January 2016 from throat cancer.

Why Jimmy Kimmel Shouldn't Try to Get Political at the Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel says he could retire from " Jimmy Kimmel Live " in three years. Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel , who will be hosting the 89th Academy Awards this year, shared how he is preparing for the show in an interview that aired today on Good Morning America .

Mariah Carey makes live performance comeback after New Year's disaster

Clad in a low-cut red, floor-length gown for her first public performance since the incident, Carey, 47, was joined by the recording's featured artist, rapper YG, 26, shirtless and sockless in a white suit and white sneakers. Mariah and her manager Stella Bulochnikov later explained her in-ear monitors were not working and when the singer removed them, she couldn't hear her music over the din of the crowd.

Venezuelan Vice President Calls US Sanctions 'Vile Aggression'

Companies in the USA will be unable to do business with Aissami under the new sanctions, according to a release from the Treasury Department, and his frontman Samark Lopez Bello. Officials said they had frozen assets worth tens of millions of dollars, including a private jet and what appeared to be several luxury condos in Miami controlled by Lopez Bello.

Netflix's trippy mystery show 'The OA' is coming back for another season

The series centers on Prairie Johnson, a missing blind girl, who returns to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. The news arrives less than two months after The OA's first season hit Netflix, with nearly no advance hype.

Zabaleta backs Aguero, says striker used to fighting for spot in team

For now, however, Aguero might have to wait for his opportunity after another highly effective by 19-year-old Jesus. He said : "No, no, I don't want to leave". He is going to play a lot of games with Gabriel and without Gabriel. "When you see [Kevin] De Bruyne, [David] Silva, Jesus, Sane, and Raheem playing well, you realise we have a great squad with some young players".

Lady Gaga's Flawless Natural Waves & Glossy Lip At Super Bowl Press Conference

While taking a zipline down to the field like an even more glorious Shawn Michaels might not be in play, the superstar should be able to put together one hell of a playlist for her 15-20 minute set. Aware that many have seen variations of halftime shows before, Gaga is taking on the challenge of jumping on that "big world stage" to bring the world a new experience.

Trump pick for education secreatary squeaks through committee, may face Senate fight

In the hearing earlier this month, DeVos agreed that Trump described sexual assault in a leaked hot mic video from a 2005 entertainment show and turned a discussion of guns in schools turned on grizzly bears. "Let's give her a little bit of credit". I know she will work tirelessly to improve the future of every child, especially those who have been stuck too long in failing schools.

Oscar-nominated Emmanuelle Riva dies in Paris, age 89

The Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski used her as Juliette Binoche's mother in his Three Colours: Blue (1993). The actress also enjoyed an extensive theatre career, and in 2014, she returned to the Paris stage performing in Savannah Bay at the Theatre de l'Atelier.

Trump to Speak With Several World Leaders Saturday

However, earlier in January, Trump said that he would consider lifting restrictions if Moscow cooperates with Washington on certain issues, such as nuclear arms reduction. "I don't know whether it is true", said Dmitry Peskov , the press Secretary of the Russian President to journalists. "DC sources say that, an executive order to lift Russian sanctions has already ready in Trump's administration", Pottier writes, recalling that talks between Moscow , Berlin and Washington are ...

Philippines to use interpreter in Miss Universe

For her national costume, Medina wore an ensemble inspired by the traditional vinta boat. It was indeed a night of beauty, glitter, and glamor as the 86 candidates of the 65th Miss Universe pageant put their best stilettos forward at Thursday night's Preliminary Competition.

Being Beautiful: What would Mary Tyler Moore say?

The landscape of television began to change in 1970; that change, spearheaded by the first episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", would make itself felt throughout not only television, but all media in the years to come. The eulogy starts, and, hearing the absurdity of one Chuckles character name and catchphrase after another, Mary, of course, is the one who can't contain herself.

Tennis player who escaped abusive father reaches Australian Open semi-finals

Lucic-Baroni, who turns 35 in March, made the last four at Wimbledon in 1999 but has spent the intervening years losing in the early rounds of major tournaments or skipping them completely. The Czech reached last year's US Open final and won the Brisbane International earlier this month, leading more than a few to pick the 24-year-old as the Australian Open victor.