US comedian Jerry Lewis dies in Vegas aged 91

US comedian Jerry Lewis, famous for his role as The Nutty Professor, has died aged 91, US media reports. Lewis, who starred in slapstick comedy films during the 1950s, died at his home in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal broke the news, which was reportedly...

US Judge refuses to end Polanski sex case

A US judge has denied a plea from Roman Polanski’s victim to end the four-decade-old case against the fugitive director. Samantha Geimer made a request to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon to end the “40-year sentence” she said had been...

Has Taylor Swift disappeared from social media?

Taylor Swift, one of social media’s most popular celebrities, appears to have wiped years of posts from her accounts. The US singer deleted years of Twitter posts, with nothing showing after 2010. The page said she had 2,019 posts on Friday evening but none were...

Twin Peaks actor arrested for attempted murder

An actor who recently appeared in the cult TV show Twin Peaks has been accused of trying to murder his girlfriend with a bat. Jeremy Lindholm was arrested on Wednesday night on attempted second degree murder charges, after a violent attack involving a baseball bat....

Star Wars: Obi-Wan spinoff 'in the works'

A Star Wars spinoff focusing on Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi is reportedly in the works at Lucasfilm. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry is in talks with Disney to helm the project, which would centre on Anakin Skywalker’s...

Tyler to sing Total Eclipse on total eclipse

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity has arisen to witness a phenomenon up close – while also catching a glimpse of a solar eclipse. Bonnie Tyler will be performing her 1983 hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart on board a cruise ship as the Moon completely blocks out the...