Ben Kingsley has joined the cast of The Jungle Book. The Oscar winner will voice the role of Bagheera, the black panther who, in the 1967 Disney class(...)

 Gamers play Nintendo’s new game Splatoon at  E3  in Los Angeles, California. Photographh: Michael Nelson/EPA 3:08

When the dust settles and the spoils are counted, who will emerge as the victor from this year’s E3? Last year, things were a lot more clear cut. Sony(...)

Mohamed Bin Hammam with Sepp Blatter in Qatar in 2010. Photograph: Mohammed Dabbous/Reuters

A former top Qatari football official reportedly paid $5 million (€3.6 million) to get support for the emirate’s campaign to host the 2022 World Cup. (...)

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, where the television and digital content industry has gathered this week for the MIPTV marketplace.

In an unexpected turn of events, the television and film industry’s love affair with zombies has now reached the, er, reality genre. Zombie Boo(...)

Mickey Rooney (21) and Ava Gardner (19) in 1942, shortly after they applied for a marriage licence. Another seven marriages followed for Rooney, who died on Sunday. Photograph: AP

The death of Mickey Rooney at the age of 93 severs one more connection with Hollywood’s golden era of the 1930s. Indeed, a working actor almost(...)

 David Warner of Australia bats during day four of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George’s Cricket Stadium.  Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

Australia batsman David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after questioning how South Africa worked on the ball(...)

Thor blimey: Marvel is doing mighty box office business for Disney

It’s never a surprise to discover who the biggest winners at the box office are – the studios, dummy. But with Warner Bros fresh out of Batman and (...)

Errol Flynn and  Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker, who has died aged 91, was a Hollywood leading lady of the 1940s and 1950s and three-time Oscar nominee who starred alongside big names(...)

Getaway
Getaway

Getaway stars Ethan Hawke as a broken-down race driver who, if he ever wishes to see his kidnapped wife again, must perform reckless acts at the behes(...)

England’s Jonathan Trott reacts as he leaves the field after losing his wicket to the bowling of Australia’s Mitchell Johnson during day two of the first Ashes test at The Gabba in Brisbane. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Former England captain Nasser Hussain expects the sledging to continue in the Ashes series despite Jonathan Trott’s departure from the tour with a str(...)