Arts and Entertainment

Indian police arrest 4 after Game of Thrones leak

Indian police have arrested four people on suspicion of leaking an unaired episode of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones, police in the city of Mumbai said on Tuesday. The wildly popular fantasy drama is already the most pirated show on television and has been bedevilled by repeated leaks of episodes before they air. According to police, three of the accused work for Prime Focus ...

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‘Leading the pack’: stuntwoman SJ Harris mourned after fatal Deadpool 2 accident

The American stunt rider who died in Vancouver on Monday while shooting an action sequence for the film Deadpool 2 has been identified as SJ Harris, a 40-year-old professional road racer from New York City. Harris died after her motorcycle crashed through the window of the Starbucks in Shaw Tower, near Jack Poole Plaza. According to the B.C. Coroner’s Service, Harris’ family will issue ...

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‘Leading the pack’: stuntwoman SJ Harris mourned after fatal Deadpool 2 crash

The American stunt rider who died in Vancouver on Monday while shooting an action sequence for the film Deadpool 2 has been identified as SJ Harris, a 40-year-old from New York City. Harris died after her motorcycle crashed through the window of the Starbucks in Shaw Tower, near Jack Poole Plaza. According to the BC Coroners Service, Harris’s family will issue a statement later today. ...

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TIFF 2017: Aaron Sorkin, Brie Larson, Louis C.K. films added

West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and actress Brie Larson will see their directorial debuts premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Screenwriter-director Sorkin’s poker drama Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, and Larson’s indie comedy Unicorn Store, in which the Oscar-winner served as producer, director and star, are among the latest batch of films added on Tuesday morning ...

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Venture Publishing folds following founder’s death

An Alberta publishing empire is folding following the death of its founder, Ruth Kelly. Venture Publishing was responsible for publications including Alberta Innovators, Open Mind, Alberta Oil, and its flagship business publication, Venture Magazine. Other publications included Tracks & Treads, Grip, Leap, Signature, WE, PSAC and Hard Hat. The company’s CEO and editor-in-chief Kelly died in June. She was 60 years old. No ...

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‘Ignoring it is just as bad as supporting it:’ Late night hosts get serious about Charlottesville

Video Fallon, Colbert, Kimmel and Meyers all blasted Trump’s response to weekend violence The Associated Press Posted: Aug 15, 2017 9:53 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 15, 2017 9:53 AM ET The weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., prompted late night comics to strike a serious tone at the top of their shows Monday night. Instead of a traditional joke-filled monologue, ...

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‘Never missed one gig:’ Nile Rodgers sorry for missing Toronto show, due to health

Doctors’ orders forced Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers to sit out a Toronto show Sunday night at the Air Canada Centre (ACC) — the first gig the noted musician said he has ever missed. The arena put out a statement Sunday night — just a few minutes before the Chic-Earth, Wind & Fire show was about to start — noting that Rodgers had to cancel his ...

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Ryan Reynolds ‘heartbroken’ over death of stunt rider on Vancouver set of Deadpool 2

A female stunt rider working on the Vancouver set of Deadpool 2 has died after losing control of a motorcycle. According to witnesses, a motorcycle crashed through the window of the Starbucks in Shaw Tower, near Jack Poole Plaza. Ryan Reynolds, the star of the film, expressed condolences on behalf of the crew to the woman’s friends and family online. “We’re heartbroken, shocked ...

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Stunt driver dies after motorcycle accident on set of Deadpool 2

A female stunt driver has died following an accident on the set of the film Deadpool 2. According to witnesses, a motorcycle crashed through a window of Shaw Tower near Jack Poole Plaza. Canada Place is now closed from Burrard Street to Thurlow Street. Two ambulances were called to the scene and left without sirens on. VPD officers are at the scene, along with investigators from Worksafe BC. More ...

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Stunt driver dies after motorcycle crash on Vancouver set of Deadpool 2

A female stunt driver working on the Vancouver set of Deadpool 2 has died after losing control of a motorcycle and crashing it through a window. According to witnesses, a motorcycle crashed through the window of the Starbucks in Shaw Tower, near Jack Poole Plaza. Two ambulances were called to the scene and left without sirens on. Canada Place is now closed from Burrard Street ...

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