January 2018

We believe Diana Bentley, Kristin Booth, Patricia Fagan, and Hannah Miller, and stand with them,” the artists’ statement read. The announcements, which were made in a press release Saturday, come just days after the board said Lester had agreed to a voluntary leave of absence pending the investigation into the Schultz allegations.   Soulpepper artistic director Albert […]

If Spotify, which was valued at as much as $19 billion US last year, goes ahead with its plans, it would make it the first major company to carry out a direct listing, an unconventional way to pursue an IPO without raising new capital. Canadians tuning in less to traditional TV and radio, CRTC report […]

More recently, she joined the Time’s Up initiative alongside other high-profile actresses including Reese Witherspoon and Emma Stone. 300 Hollywood A-listers launch campaign against sexual harassment Cannes organizers did not mention the Weinstein scandal or Blanchett’s commitment to the fight against sexual harassment. The appointment of Blanchett, 48, comes months after she expressed her support […]

YouTube prohibits violent or gory content posted in a shocking, sensational or disrespectful manner,” YouTube said in a statement. YouTube star Logan Paul has stepped away from posting videos following an outcry when he uploaded images of what appeared to be the body of someone who killed themselves in a Japanese forest. “I don’t expect […]

(Stratford Pearth Museum/Canadian Press) Among the pieces set for display are Bieber’s Grammy Award, microphones, a hockey bag, and personal letters, including one from Michelle Obama. Steps to Stardom — a reference to the young singer’s busking shows on the steps outside the local Avon Theatre — opens at the Stratford Perth Museum on Feb. Mementoes […]

“I did not bring these claims against Albert and Soulpepper lightly. Theatre star Albert Schultz steps down amid harassment allegations Heartbreak, if not surprise, follows sexual misconduct allegations against Albert Schultz Canadian actor Albert Schultz has announced he is taking a leave of absence as artistic director of the Toronto-based Soulpepper Theatre Company. “If they did, […]

Alex Trebek, Tragically Hip receive Order of Canada Wearing a Jeopardy baseball cap and using the same tone he employs to explain difficult subjects on the show, Trebek says, “I had a slight medical problem, subdural hematoma, blood clots on the brain caused by a fall I endured about two months ago. The prognosis is excellent, […]

HBO said on Thursday that Benioff and Weiss will also direct the final season. Production on the final season started in October, and filming is expected to last until mid-2018. Martin the chance to finish one or two new Game of Thrones books that he said in July he was working on. ‘Game of Thrones’ returns: Who […]

Out of solidarity with victims of sexual assault, many actors at Golden Globes will be wearing black 300 Hollywood A-listers launch campaign against sexual harassment Vereen says his intention was “to create an environment that replicated the themes of that musical during the rehearsal process.” He hoped the women accepted his “sincere apology.” © The […]

(Adrees Latif/Reuters) Letterman, 70, left his job as host of The Late Show in May 2015, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family after more than 30 years on late night television. Called My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, the six-episode series will also feature interviews with actor George Clooney, rapper […]

Soulpepper Theatre Company announced Thursday evening that it has accepted the resignation of artistic director Albert Schultz. Schultz said previously he was taking a leave of absence while the company’s board of directors investigated the claims.  “These claims make serious allegations against me which I do not take lightly,” Schultz said in a statement Wednesday. Soulpepper’s […]

One wildcard is Ridley Scott’s J. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images) That lack of change will be on display Sunday, too, where five men will compete for best director despite several potential nominees in Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Dee Rees (Mudbound) and Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman). “That will be really powerful,” Allison Janney, a supporting actress nominee […]