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Disney's 'The Lion King' makes roaring comeback to Salt Lake City

Disney's 'The Lion King' makes roaring comeback to Salt Lake City

Leigh Gibson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 6:52 p.m.

The North American tour of Disney's "The Lion King" opened in Salt Lake City Friday and will run through Oct. 23 at the Eccles Theater.
Coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October

Coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 7:34 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October.
Review: Is 'Hocus Pocus 2' a fun Halloween movie fright?

Review: Is 'Hocus Pocus 2' a fun Halloween movie fright?

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 30 - 9:13 a.m.

I wasn't sure "Hocus Pocus" needed another chapter after 29 years, but I have to say it was worth a trip back to Salem. The movie is far from perfect, and I have a couple of gripes, but there is also a fair amount to like about "Hocus Pocus 2."
Hulu is loading up on action titles in October

Hulu is loading up on action titles in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 7:58 p.m.

Here's a look at everything coming on Hulu in October.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in October

Everything coming and going on Netflix in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:05 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in October.
'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

Jonathan Landrum Jr. And Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 7:58 p.m.

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Fantastic Voyage," has died. Manager Jarez Posey tells The Associated Press that Coolio, whose legal name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died at the Los Angeles home of a friend on Wednesday.
Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 11:34 a.m.

Jimmy Buffett's Oct. 10 Vivint Arena is one of five shows that are now canceled as a result of "health issues," including a brief hospitalization.
Utah musician moves to Los Angeles following TikTok success

Utah musician moves to Los Angeles following TikTok success

Meg Christensen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 8:32 p.m.

TikTok has made a sensation out of a scrappy, 22-year-old musician from North Salt Lake, whose recent success has led her to Los Angeles to pursue a dream.
Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place revealed in new Windsor Castle photograph

Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place revealed in new Windsor Castle photograph

Max Foster, Sana Noor Haq and Jorge Engels, CNN  |  Updated Sept. 25 - 10:21 a.m.

Buckingham Palace has released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place within St. George's Chapel following her interment in Windsor on Monday.
John Cena breaks Make-A-Wish record after granting 650 wishes

John Cena breaks Make-A-Wish record after granting 650 wishes

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 8:18 a.m.

Actor, wrestling legend, and perpetual meme subject John Cena has completed a new accomplishment: breaking the world record for most wishes granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
It's close to midnight: Dancers, alumni reflect as curtains open on final 'Thriller' season

It's close to midnight: Dancers, alumni reflect as curtains open on final 'Thriller' season

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 7:01 p.m.

"Thriller" by Odyssey Dance Theatre opened tonight for its final season. Dancers and alumni of Odyssey reflect on the impact Odyssey had on their lives and on Utah.
'An escape': Cosplayers, celebrities and fantasy fans gather for FanX

'An escape': Cosplayers, celebrities and fantasy fans gather for FanX

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 8:05 a.m.

Thousands are expected to attend FanX, a Salt Lake City comic convention that celebrates a variety of genres within the fantasy world, from anime to sci-fi to superheroes and beyond.
Wings and Wheels returns to Spanish Fork this weekend

Wings and Wheels returns to Spanish Fork this weekend

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:40 p.m.

The Wings and Wheels Festival of Speed will be returning to the Spanish Fork Airport Saturday, much to the delight of aircraft and exotic car connoisseurs.
StoryCorps comes to Utah — to help preserve the heartbeat and history of humanity

StoryCorps comes to Utah — to help preserve the heartbeat and history of humanity

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 9:01 a.m.

The objective of StoryCorps is to get people — anyone and everyone — to share their stories with the world, preserving in the process the heartbeat and history of humanity.
'The Woman King' takes North American box office throne

'The Woman King' takes North American box office throne

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 8:22 p.m.

The Viola Davis-led action epic "The Woman King" easily conquered the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, against a crowded market of new releases.
Local artists display masterpieces in first Art at The Park event

Local artists display masterpieces in first Art at The Park event

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 9:34 p.m.

This is the Place Heritage Park is hosting the first Art at The Park event, displaying artwork from more than 80 local artists Friday and Saturday.
'The Phantom of the Opera' to close on Broadway next year

'The Phantom of the Opera' to close on Broadway next year

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 16 - 4:31 p.m.

The Phantom of the Opera" — Broadway's longest-running show — is scheduled to close in February 2023, the biggest victim victim yet of the post-pandemic softening in theater attendance in New York.
Review: Is 'See How They Run' a worthy whodunit?

Review: Is 'See How They Run' a worthy whodunit?

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 15 - 7:44 p.m.

"See How They Run" trips itself now and again, but as a whole, it's a fun caper worth the time of other whodunnit fans like myself.
It's Hispanic Heritage Month. Here's how to celebrate in Utah

It's Hispanic Heritage Month. Here's how to celebrate in Utah

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 15 - 3:04 p.m.

There's no shortage of things to do in Utah during Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Thursday to Oct. 15.
Criminal charges dropped against 'Real Housewives of Salt Lake City' star

Criminal charges dropped against 'Real Housewives of Salt Lake City' star

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 6:13 p.m.

A criminal case against "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" star Mary Martha Cosby, accusing her of harboring a minor, has been dismissed because of lack of evidence.
'Succession,' 'Ted Lasso' top Emmys; 1st-time winners shine

'Succession,' 'Ted Lasso' top Emmys; 1st-time winners shine

Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 12 - 11:20 p.m.

The Roy family comes out ahead again. "Succession" has won best drama series at the Emmys. Season three of the HBO drama starring Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong about a media monarch and the children who seek to succeed him took the top prize on Monday night, just as season two did in 2020.
Parade and street festival to celebrate Hispanic heritage this weekend

Parade and street festival to celebrate Hispanic heritage this weekend

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 6:22 p.m.

The event, held in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, began in 2016. It takes place 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Gateway.
Sundance Film Festival names its first Latino director, an indie-film veteran

Sundance Film Festival names its first Latino director, an indie-film veteran

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 11:44 a.m.

Eugene Hernandez has been named as the Sundance Film Festival's next director and head of public programming.
Sundance Film Festival names Eugene Hernandez director

Sundance Film Festival names Eugene Hernandez director

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 11:12 a.m.

After three years as the festival director of the New York Film Festival, Eugene Hernandez has been tapped to lead the Sundance Film Festival.
St. George family advances to finals on 'American Ninja Warrior,' wins $10K

St. George family advances to finals on 'American Ninja Warrior,' wins $10K

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 8:40 a.m.

The Beckstrand family of St. George made it to the finals of "American Ninja Warrior Family Championship," which aired Monday night on NBC.
Brendan Fraser celebrated for comeback role in 'The Whale'

Brendan Fraser celebrated for comeback role in 'The Whale'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 5 - 12:40 p.m.

Brendan Fraser is having a moment at the Venice International Film Festival. The once ubiquitous movie star of "The Mummy" franchise and "George of the Jungle" had, in the last decade, had backed away from the spotlight.
Utah's only Puerto Rican bomba group bringing island's culture to the Beehive State

Utah's only Puerto Rican bomba group bringing island's culture to the Beehive State

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 5 - 7:15 a.m.

Bomba Marilé is the state's first and only bomba group. The group plays bomba, a traditional music and dance style in Puerto Rico that has evolved into a form of community expression.
The Weeknd cancels concert after dealing with vocal issues

The Weeknd cancels concert after dealing with vocal issues

Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 8:54 p.m.

The Weeknd suddenly ended his sold-out concert in Southern California after losing his voice during a mid-song performance. The four-time Grammy winner was performing his third song, "Can't Feel My Face," before he abruptly stopped his show Saturday at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
Spidey tops box office while Cinema Day draws millions

Spidey tops box office while Cinema Day draws millions

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 5:32 p.m.

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" swings back on top of the box office during a holiday weekend where American theaters aimed to lure moviegoers with discounted $3 tickets.
TikTok influencer dies following sky diving accident in Toronto

TikTok influencer dies following sky diving accident in Toronto

Paradise Afshar, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 3 - 7:39 p.m.

A Canadian TikTok influencer died last week following a sky diving accident in Toronto, a friend who attended her funeral told CNN.
15-year-old Utah musician gifted Steinway grand piano by couple

15-year-old Utah musician gifted Steinway grand piano by couple

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 3 - 7:31 p.m.

A 15-year-old pianist from Farmington had her prayers answered in a way she never thought possible when a couple donated their Steinway grand piano to her through the Mundi Project.
Have You Seen This? Lehi teenager rocks out on stage with The Killers

Have You Seen This? Lehi teenager rocks out on stage with The Killers

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 7:29 p.m.

Not only did this Lehi teenager get to play drums with The Killers, but he did so perfectly.
Jane Fonda says she has cancer, is dealing well with chemo

Jane Fonda says she has cancer, is dealing well with chemo

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 2 - 4:31 p.m.

Jane Fonda says she has cancer. The 84-year-old actor said in an Instagram post Friday that she has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and has begun a six-month course of chemotherapy.
Coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in September

Coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in September

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 9:25 p.m.

Here's a look at what is coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in September.
Hulu's September lineup includes several blasts from the past, season premieres

Hulu's September lineup includes several blasts from the past, season premieres

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 30 - 7:36 p.m.

Hulu is adding movies from the past four decades this September, as well as dozens of TV shows — many of which are premiering their first seasons.
Salt Lake museum offers its first immersive art exhibit in Spanish

Salt Lake museum offers its first immersive art exhibit in Spanish

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 30 - 5:12 p.m.

The Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake City is offering Spanish narration for the exhibit "From Monet to Kandinsky," which features the works of several artists.
Everything coming to and leaving Netflix in September

Everything coming to and leaving Netflix in September

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 29 - 8:07 p.m.

Netflix is adding more than 100 titles to stream in September, and there are several titles on their way out this month. Here's a complete list.
'The Invitation' tops tepid weekend at box office

'The Invitation' tops tepid weekend at box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 29 - 7:16 a.m.

The horror film "The Invitation" needed just $7 million to finish at the top of the weakest weekend of the summer at the North American box office. That's according to studio estimates Sunday.
'Star Trek' legend's ashes will head to deep space on a Vulcan rocket

'Star Trek' legend's ashes will head to deep space on a Vulcan rocket

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 6:24 p.m.

The ashes of the late trailblazing "Star Trek" actor Nichelle Nichols will take flight when they are released into space from a Vulcan Centaur rocket by United Launch Alliance later this year.
Coming to a theater near you: $3 movie tickets for one day

Coming to a theater near you: $3 movie tickets for one day

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 2:12 p.m.

For one day, movie tickets will be just $3 in the vast majority of American theaters as part of a newly launched "National Cinema Day" to lure moviegoers during a quiet spell at the box office.
Work Activity Center gives Utah adults with disabilities a chance for creativity

Work Activity Center gives Utah adults with disabilities a chance for creativity

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 10:19 a.m.

In order to get good at something, you have to practice. The Work Activity Center in West Valley is a place for any adult living with a disability to do activities and have fun with others.
Author has plan to celebrate 40-year anniversary of 'Footloose,' but he needs Payson's help

Author has plan to celebrate 40-year anniversary of 'Footloose,' but he needs Payson's help

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 9:53 p.m.

A Payson native and author is writing a book to commemorate 40 years since the movie "Footloose" was filmed in and around his hometown, and he's asking for locals to share some of their stories from the time the movie was being filmed.
MoviePass is coming back. Its timing couldn't be worse

MoviePass is coming back. Its timing couldn't be worse

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 24 - 8:49 a.m.

Hollywood loves a comeback story, and MoviePass, one of the industry's most notorious flops, is trying to write one of the most epic sequels in history.
New York museums are now required to disclose which artworks were looted by Nazis

New York museums are now required to disclose which artworks were looted by Nazis

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 2:04 p.m.

Museums in New York will now be required to disclose which artworks were stolen in Europe during the Nazi era, thanks to new legislation signed last week by Governor Kathy Hochul.
Why the world's second largest movie theater chain may be filing for bankruptcy

Why the world's second largest movie theater chain may be filing for bankruptcy

Mark Thompson, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 11:11 a.m.

The owner of Regal Cinemas confirmed Monday that it was considering filing for bankruptcy but promised "business as usual" as it tries to shore up its finances.
'Dragon Ball Super' bests 'Beast' at box office with $20.1M

'Dragon Ball Super' bests 'Beast' at box office with $20.1M

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 7:21 a.m.

"Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero" topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, with $20.1 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates on Sunday.
10 months after the 'Rust' shooting, Alec Baldwin says he still thinks about it every day

10 months after the 'Rust' shooting, Alec Baldwin says he still thinks about it every day

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 6:50 a.m.

Alec Baldwin says he doesn't believe he or anyone else will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting last year on the "Rust" movie set — a tragic episode he says "has taken years off" his life and has cost him professionally.
Fewer people are buying tickets to R-rated movies

Fewer people are buying tickets to R-rated movies

Madison Selcho, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug. 21 - 4:49 p.m.

R-rated movies are at their lowest box office revenue point in the past 25 years and have continued to drop, according to Motion Picture Associate of America ratings. While this year's box office ticket sales are up from last year, they're down more than 30% compared to 2019.
Witness about R. Kelly: I didn't want to 'carry his lies'

Witness about R. Kelly: I didn't want to 'carry his lies'

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 19 - 7:42 p.m.

A woman who says she was sexually abused hundreds of times by R. Kelly before she turned 18 told the court Friday that she ultimately did cooperate with the investigation because she didn't want to "carry his lies."
Provo sculptor to unveil latest creation at Little League World Series this week

Provo sculptor to unveil latest creation at Little League World Series this week

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 19 - 7:24 a.m.

A team from Utah is in the Little League World Series for the first time. The tournament will also feature a Utah sculptor who will be unveiling quite a statue.
Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash

Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 18 - 7:21 a.m.

The coroner's office says actor Anne Heche died from burns and inhalation injury after her fiery car crash and the death has been ruled an accident.
Filmmaker uses 'crazy' tactic to generate interest in Bear Lake movie project

Filmmaker uses 'crazy' tactic to generate interest in Bear Lake movie project

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 12:55 p.m.

An eyebrow-raising and fake press conference held near Bear Lake last week got a lot of people talking when it hit the internet.
'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 7:21 a.m.

Sunday studio estimates say the Brad Pitt action film "Bullet Train" led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend.
Actor Anne Heche taken off life support 9 days after car crash

Actor Anne Heche taken off life support 9 days after car crash

Lisa Richwine, Reuters  |  Updated Aug. 14 - 9:27 p.m.

American actor Anne Heche was taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery car crash, as a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesperson said.
Latino artists in Utah could win up to $900

Latino artists in Utah could win up to $900

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 3:35 p.m.

El Consulado de México en Salt Lake City and Artes de Mexico have merged their art contests to form the LatinArte Nuestras Raíces 2022 contest.
Anne Heche remains on life support for donor evaluation

Anne Heche remains on life support for donor evaluation

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug. 12 - 3:29 p.m.

Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation.
Utah's Hogle Zoo to expand, open 'a different kind of exhibit' in 2023

Utah's Hogle Zoo to expand, open 'a different kind of exhibit' in 2023

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 6:22 a.m.

Hogle Zoo's newest exhibit will highlight all the wildlife found in Utah's backyard.
Disney+ is getting more expensive — unless you want ads

Disney+ is getting more expensive — unless you want ads

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 10 - 8:02 p.m.

Disney+ just got more expensive. Unless you're willing to watch ads.
'Days of our Lives' moving to Peacock, leaving 3 soap operas left on TV

'Days of our Lives' moving to Peacock, leaving 3 soap operas left on TV

Madison Selcho, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug. 9 - 6:46 p.m.

"Days of Our Lives" is moving to the streaming service Peacock later this month. The New York Times reported that another show, to be announced, will run in its place.