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Ewan McGregor plays Jesus and the devil in Sundance epic

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking....

British actress Geraldine McEwan dies at age 82

LONDON (AP) -- The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke. She was 82....

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) -- The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said....

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

ATLANTA (AP) -- The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said....

First Look: Viola Davis goes vigilante in `Lila and Eve'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are grief-stricken mothers in "Lila and Eve," which premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival....

Cynthia Nixon channels the personal to play a cancer patient

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Cynthia Nixon's portrayal of a woman and mother dying of cancer in the Sundance drama "James White" hit extremely close to home. The actress saw her own mother die from the disease in the same year she shot the film....

Cumberbatch, Fry, others urge UK to pardon gay men

LONDON (AP) -- Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law....

Sports, entertainment stars converge for ESPN party

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN's lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX....

Imagine Dragons' bassist: Don't make Seahawks the hero

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl - he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes....

Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) -- Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood - or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria - have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities - typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy....