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  • Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical

    Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical
    SYDNEY, Australia — The video playing on the television inside Baz Luhrmann's bedroom was supposed to be much steamier. But where there should have been desirous bumping and prurient grinding, the couples were remarkably chaste, as if they had...
  • Australian TV Star Charlotte Dawson Found Dead

    SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson has been found dead at age 47. Famed for TV shows such as "Australia's Next Top Model," Dawson had also been an anti-bullying activist and was targeted by cyber-trolls for personal...
  • Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say

    Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan. The appeal by acting...
  • Summit's 'Gods of Egypt' Heads for Australia Shoot

    HONG KONG - Summit Entertainment's fantasy actioner "Gods of Egypt" to be directed by Alex Proyas ("I, Robot," "The Crow") is expected to shoot in Australia from next month. A union dispute remains to be resolved. The decision to locate production in New...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out

    Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out
    It's a safe bet that most viewers of the Oscars on Sunday had probably never heard of the Sydney Theatre Company before best-actress winner Cate Blanchett paid tribute to the Australian institution during her acceptance speech. Blanchett is a longtime...
  • Australian Actress Wendy Hughes Dies at 61

    Australian actress Wendy Hughes lost her battle with cancer early Saturday morning in Sydney. She was 61. The TV, film and stage star was best known for her movies "My Brilliant Career" and "Return To Eden." She was a longtime cast member of the Aussie...
  • Edinburgh International Festival marking 100 years since World War I

    Conflict and war in the 20th century will be themes of this year's annual Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, the festival's outgoing director said on Tuesday. More than 2,400 artists from 43...
  • Dodgers PR boss explains how he prefers to 'spin' team news

    Dodgers PR boss explains how he prefers to 'spin' team news
    Dodgers Public Relations Director Joe Jareck, perhaps figuring that Australia is far enough from home for him to speak freely, may have gotten a little bit too candid about the team's news-managing techniques Wednesday. Addressing an audience in Sydney,...
  • 'Gods,' 'San Andreas' Set to Start in Australia

    HONG KONG - Production got underway in Australia on Thursday on "Gods of Egypt," Summit Entertainment's period fantasy actioner. Filming begins at the Fox Studios in Sydney with Alex Proyas at the helm and stars Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,...
  • Jimmy Fallon Duet with Billy Joel Is Gold for Loopy App's Aussie Developer (VIDEO)

    Jimmy Fallon sang a duet of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" with Billy Joel on NBC's "Tonight Show" last night with an assist from an iPad app that loops multiple audio tracks -- instantly pushing it to the top of the iTunes App Store charts. Fallon...
  • Sydney Festival Teases First Titles

    HONG KONG - "Black Coal, Thin Ice," the Chinese thriller that won at Berlin, is among the 25 titles unveiled in a preview of the upcoming Sydney Film Festival (June 4-15, 2014). Other pictures include John Lithgow and Alfred Molina-starring gay drama...
  • Watch 'The Lion King' cast burst into song from their plane seats

    Watch 'The Lion King' cast burst into song from their plane seats
    The cast of the Australian production of "The Lion King," in a buoyant mood, gave it their all in a flash-mob performance aboard a Virgin Australia flight. Buyi Zama, who plays Rafiki, led her fellow cast members, who were occupying the front three rows...