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'Birth of a Nation' star says will not apologize over rape case 6:17pm EDT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nate Parker, director and star of the new slavery drama "The Birth of a Nation," said he would not apologize over a 17-year-old rape accusation that has hijacked attention from a film once tipped as an Oscar front-runner.  Full Article

 
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Uganda's underdog community finds spotlight in 'Queen of Katwe' 11:59am EDT 

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disney's "Queen of Katwe" isn't just the true story of Ugandan chess champion Phiona Mutesi overcoming overwhelming odds stacked against her; it's also a rare uplifting tale from the African continent.  Full Article  

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Hollywood endings start with humble first jobs 2:48pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite their current world of glamor, not everyone with a Hollywood ending grew up in glitz.  Full Article