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'Charmilla' face busy day in Toronto

May 22, 2012 / 6:53 am

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will spend most of the day in Toronto, where they arrived Monday night just in time to catch the Victoria Day fireworks. The royal couple watched the show at Ashbridges Bay with Premier Dalton McGuinty, his wife Terri, as well as Mayor Rob Ford and his...

TV Review: Game of Thrones #8

May 21, 2012 / 8:00 pm

Contributed by Kelowna TV film buff Andrew Buckley Keep up with Andrew's world at Game of Thrones Season 2 – Episode 8 – The Prince of Winterfell – A Recap and Review This show has a number of things going for it: if we look past the top layer...

Latest Bond flick promoted at Cannes

May 21, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Where better than Cannes, the current epicenter of international glamor, to find a Bond girl? Berenice Marlohe is at the film festival to introduce the "Skyfall" trailer, in which she stars alongside Daniel Craig and Naomie Harris. The smiley French actress is also the new face of...

Hot Trailer: Anchorman 2

May 21, 2012 / 9:44 am

Anyone who saw The Dictator this weekend was treated to a primer (not quite a trailer) for Paramount's sequel Anchorman: The Legend Continues. The fab four from the original are back, led by Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy himself, and the film is set to be released sometime next...

'Avengers' sinks 'Battleship'

May 20, 2012 / 4:00 pm

"The Avengers" continues to muscle out everything else Hollywood throws at it, easily sinking naval rival "Battleship" and other new releases. With $55.1 million domestically, Disney's superhero sensation remained No. 1 for a third-straight weekend and took in more than...

Loretta Lynn married at 15, not 13

May 19, 2012 / 10:39 am

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Country music legend Loretta Lynn is three years older than she has led people to believe, an age change that undermines the story she told of being married at 13 in "Coal Miner's Daughter," documents obtained by The Associated Press show. Lynn's birth...

Video: Will Smith slaps reporter

May 18, 2012 / 4:49 pm

How does one react to an unwelcome kiss? A slap across the face, of course. We've seen it over and over again in film and on TV. Now Will Smith is on video doing the same. While promoting his film "Men in Black 3," Smith is on the receiving end of a surprise...

Jackie Chan giving up action films

May 18, 2012 / 11:30 am

CANNES, France - Jackie Chan says he is landing his last punch. The Hong Kong actor told the AP on Friday that his latest film "Chinese Zodiac" will be his last action movie. Chan, launching the film in Cannes with co-stars Kwone Sang Woo, Yao Xingtong and Liao Fan, said that...

Center of Gravity lineup change

May 18, 2012 / 11:19 am

Due to scheduling conflicts, Chiddy Bang and Le Castle Vania are unable to attend. Now taking the main stage: prolific Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco and Canadian pop star Anjulie. Grammy Award winning artist Lupe Fiasco is a rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. Named GQ Magazine's...

Brooke Hogan, from singer to wrestler

May 18, 2012 / 9:13 am

Brooke Hogan is following in her father Hulk Hogan's footsteps and is joining TNA IMPACT Wrestling. The 24-year-old singer -- who shot to fame with her dad, brother Nick and mother Linda on reality TV series Hogan Knows Best- - is the new executive in charge of the company's female...

50 Cent hospitalized - publicity stunt?

May 17, 2012 / 3:49 pm

Is 50 Cent suffering from a stomach bug – or just bugging for some attention? In a series of recent Tweets, the rapper, 36, says he's on the mend after being hospitalized with what a friend, DJ Drama, told was a stomach ailment. "I'm feeling better today I...

We yak with Afrojack

May 17, 2012 / 10:00 am

Afrojack, one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the world, is set to embark on his most extensive tour to date this summer - with more than 30 headlining dates and festival stops across North America. Where does the tour kick off? Right here in Kelowna! The...

Donna Summer reported dead at 63

May 17, 2012 / 9:44 am

Donna Summer has died at the age of 63. The 'Last Dance' singer passed away Thursday morning in Florida after a battle with cancer. According to gossip website TMZ, the Queen of Disco had attempted to keep the extent of her illness from fans and was recently trying to finish up her...

Taylor Swift makes huge donation

May 17, 2012 / 9:19 am

NASHVILLE — Taylor Swift has taught a generation of kids to appreciate country music over the last five years. Now, she's donating US$4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to make sure that education continues. The gift is the largest given to the museum by an artist...

Wife of Robert F. Kennedy found dead

May 16, 2012 / 3:07 pm

Mary Kennedy, the estranged second wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., has died. She was 52. "We deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her," Mary Kennedy's family said in a statement released...

West Kelowna movie seeking actors

May 16, 2012 / 11:34 am

If you have an acting background producers of a movie being shot in West Kelowna are looking for you. The movie, 'A Mother's Nightmare' is scheduled to film in West Kelowna from May 28 to June 16. It's a made-for-TV production for Lifetime TV in the US. Casting...

Exclusive! Survivor Final 5 interviews

May 16, 2012 / 11:02 am

On Sunday night, Kim Spradlin was crowned the 1 million dollar winner of the 24th season of Survivor. Kim taking the big prize was not really a shock to viewers, as she was not only dominating the game from day one but was almost unbeatable in immunity challenges. As soon as Jeff read her name...

Actor Nick Stahl reported missing

May 16, 2012 / 9:08 am

Where is Nick Stahl? reports that his wife, Rose, filed a missing persons report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Monday. According to her report, Stahl, 32, was last seen on May 9. Stahl is best known for his work in Terminator 3 and the HBO series Carnivale. UPDATE:...

Travolta sex scandal dismissed?

May 15, 2012 / 3:00 pm

A man who filed sexual battery charges against John Travolta has filed papers to dismiss the case. The masseur - who has been named only as John Doe #1 - had originally accused the actor of assaulting him on January 16 at the Beverly Hills hotel but made an application in California this...

Tom Cruise: heard it, read it, got it

May 15, 2012 / 12:00 pm

What better place to bare all – even as one's 50th birthday approaches – than in the pages of Playboy? Tom Cruise, who hits the half-century mark in July, sat down for a candid and lengthy Q&A that appears in the magazine's June issue, on newsstands May 18. PEOPLE has...

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