Movies

03:52
Dr Bill Hodge says the government needs to be careful, as production companies could stop filming in NZ.

'Leave it alone' - Strong warning from law professor as Labour government considers scrapping 'Hobbit Law'

Dr Bill Hodge says the expense of legal uncertainty will drive away future productions, and that the law as it stands works and "doesn't need fixing".

02:35
Dominic Monaghan as Merry, left, and Elijah Wood as Frodo in The Lord of the Rings

New Amazon-produced Lord of the Rings television series confirmed

The location of where the series will be shot or whether Sir Peter Jackson will be involved has not been disclosed.

01:50
Waititi walked the red carpet in Sydney last night, amused by how many Kiwi references he's been able to crowbar in.

Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok continues to rule the box office charts

Over the weekend, Thor: Ragnarok has added $81.6 million from North American theatres.

The Australian actress appeared outside a Melbourne court today ahead of her defamation case against the publishers of Woman's Day.

'The whole thing was disgusting' - Rebel Wilson recounts her experiences as sexual harassment victim

A phone call from the directors wife had Wilson "bolting" out of there.

File footage of the US-Mexican comedian and actor is shown after new allegations have emerged.

'These stories are true' - Comedian Louis C.K. comes clean on claims of sexual misconduct

C.K. says he cannot wrap his head around the hurt he has caused.

'Rian will do amazing things' - director Rian Johnson to create new Star Wars trilogy

Disney also announced a live-action Star Wars series that will debut in 2019.

00:19
File footage of the US-Mexican comedian and actor is shown after new allegations have emerged.

Comedian Louis C.K. accused of sexual misconduct by five women, movie premiere cancelled

His appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" was scrapped.

02:06
A US journalist has told reporters that her son was sexually assaulted by Mr Spacey last year.

Kevin Spacey cut from finished Ridley Scott film just one month out from release

Spacey's scenes will be reshot, using Oscar winner Christopher Plummer as his replacement.

02:13
1 NEWS has been told contractors working in the film industry will soon be able to collectively bargain again.

Government reaffirms commitment to scrap 'Hobbit Law' which saw an end to collective negotiations for film industry workers

The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety has met with representatives from across the film sector.

01:24
Bell said there was absolutely no reason not to do it after she retired from being a stunt double eight years ago.

Kiwi stunt woman Zoe Bell on coming out of retirement for Taika Waititi's 'Thor'

The ex-Xena stunt woman said "there was absolutely no reason" why not.

Watch: Superhero Steve Hansen returns in brilliant 'Don't Lose Your Biscuit' post-apocalyptic action film

Steven Hansen takes a leading role in Zoe Bell's big screen directing debut.

01:18
Kiwi director Taika Waititi and his star-studded cast walked the red carpet on Wednesday in LA.

Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok makes thundering $175m North America debut

It also bucked the trend of diminishing returns for sequels.

Castings for the re-make of Disney's The Lion King

Beyonce to voice Nala alongside other stars in Lion King remake

James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, John Oliver, Seth Rogen, Eric Andre and Keegan-Michael Key also feature.

Netflix exploring House of Cards spinoff after Kevin Spacey allegations

It's alleged Spacey made sexual advances toward a 14-year-old actor in the 1980s.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 27:  Kevin Spacey onstage to present Britannia Award for Excellence in Television presented by Swarovski at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines And Jaguar Land Rover at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Kevin Spacey reveals he's gay as he responds to allegation he tried to 'seduce' 14-year-old actor

US actor Anthony Rapp alleges Spacey lay on top of him at a party in 1986.

01:50
Waititi walked the red carpet in Sydney last night, amused by how many Kiwi references he's been able to crowbar in.

Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok smashes box office charts on opening weekend

It brought in NZ$156.6 million - and it hasn't even opened in the US yet.

01:15
Speaking at The Women's Convention in Detroit, McGowan made her first public remarks since making her allegations against the movie mogul.

Actress Rose McGowan vows end silence on sexual assault following Weinstein allegations

McGowan tweeted earlier this month that she was raped by a man with the initials "HW."

Actress Ashley Judd reveals how she escaped Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual advances

She claims she thought she had arrived for a business meeting.

00:35
The Hunt for the Wilderpeople star was speaking at the premiere of Thor: Ragnarok in Auckland.

Watch: 'He's got a very beautiful face' – Julian Dennison gushes about Deadpool 2 co-star Ryan Reynolds

The Hunt for the Wilderpeople star was standing in for mate Taika Waititi at the Thor: Ragnarok premiere in Auckland.

00:44
Here we go, folks, an early look at the movie starring Chris Hemsworth.

Aussie foreign minister's $1.3m expenses included trip to Thor: Ragnarok premiere

The Australian Labor party has queried Julie Bishop's spending.

01:50
Waititi walked the red carpet in Sydney last night, amused by how many Kiwi references he's been able to crowbar in.

Thor: Ragnarok garners 98 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes as Taika Waititi heaped with praise by critics

Waititi has been praised for "injecting his unique voice" into the corporate juggernaut.

Watch: 'Like a Maori bouncer from K'Rd' – Taika Waititi has Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo in stitches doing Thor accent

Waititi proved a hit with the stars and audience alike on Australian TV’s The Project.

02:20
The Boy star told TVNZ1's Sunday show he was helped through the ordeal by his good friend and fellow actor Cliff Curtis.

Watch: 'My whole life slipped away' – James Rolleston opens up about 'hitting rock bottom' after car crash

The Boy star told TVNZ1's Sunday show he was helped through the ordeal by his good friend and fellow actor Cliff Curtis.

loading error

refresh

POPULAR

FEATURED