updated: 04/18/2015 2:16 a.m.
Taking a break from filmmaking, Peter Jackson has created a museum exhibition in New Zealand that he hopes will broaden people's perception of World War I from monochrome to color. The first stage of the Great War Exhibition he unveiled Friday in Wellington features large color images depicting life in the trenches and on the battlefields. The color was added to real black-and-white photographs by artists at Jackson's visual-effects studio, Weta Digital.
updated: 04/17/2015 2:19 a.m.
Marion "Suge" Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul's pickup struck two men in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand.
updated: 04/16/2015 3:33 a.m.
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said Tuesday that the co-founder of a famed Seattle recording studio has no legitimate claim to the master tapes of a defining album of the grunge era -- Temple of the Dog, which Cornell recorded with Eddie Vedder and other members of Pearl Jam in 1990.
updated: 04/15/2015 3:15 a.m.
Rita Wilson is recovering after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer. The 58-year-old actress and singer, who had been appearing in Larry David's play Fish in the Dark on Broadway, will return May 5, according to her publicist, Heidi Schaeffer.
updated: 04/09/2015 3:37 a.m.
Empire is a powerhouse, but it might have just received its biggest endorsement: Mick Jagger says he's a fan of the musical drama series. "It's been very successful and it's great that a show about music can be that successful, and it's good for everybody. And I think it's a really good show," Jagger said in a phone interview Tuesday. Last month's season finale for the hit Fox series drew 17.6 million viewers in the second hour of the two-hour event; the first hour scored 15.8 million viewers.
updated: 04/08/2015 3:36 a.m.
Singer-songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" sold at auction Tuesday for $1.2 million. McLean offered his anthem that asks "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" at Christie's in New York. The auction house said two people vied for the 16-page manuscript, one in the room and one on the phone.