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U2’s Bono and The Edge Perform “Stand by Me” at Kyiv Bomb Shelter

U2 frontman Bono performed in a Kyiv subway station that serves as a bomb shelter Sunday, showing his support for Ukrainians trying to fend off the Russian invasion. The Irish singer has tweeted that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “invited us to perform in Kyiv as a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and so […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bono and The Edge (‘Sing 2’)

Bono and The Edge, this week’s guests on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, are two of the most popular and influential music artists of all time. They account for one half, and are the principal songwriters, of U2, a band from the north side of Dublin which formed in 1976 and has since made […]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Sing 2’ Top Christmas, ‘Matrix’ and ‘King’s Man’ Get Sidelined

Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home crushed it at the Christmas box office, earning $138.6 million from 4,336 theaters in North America for the long five-day holiday to finish Sunday with $467.3 million domestically and more than $1 billion worldwide. No Way Home has shattered numerous records since opening last weekend and is the first film […]

‘Sing 2’ Filmmaker Garth Jennings Reveals Spike Jonze’s Uncredited Role as Feline Assistant

The Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures animated sequel Sing 2 boasts an impressive cast of voice talent including Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Bono, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Pharell Wiliams, Halsey, Bobby Cannavale, Letitia Wright, Eric André and Chelsea Peretti. During a post-screening Q&A at the London West Hollywood on Wednesday evening, […]

Bono, ‘Sing 2’ Writer-Director Garth Jennings Unlock the Power of Singing in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’ Podcast

Music icon Bono and writer-director Garth Jennings are featured in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Behind the Screen, during which they discuss Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming animated feature Sing 2 and the power of music. The sequel to Jennings’ 2016 crowd-pleaser features U2 classics like “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” […]

Bono on Role as Reclusive Rock Star Lion in ‘Sing 2’ and New U2 Original Track “Your Song Saved My Life”

At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007, Garth Jennings unveiled the world premiere of Son of Rambow, a film he wrote and directed inspired by his childhood as an aspiring filmmaker. After it screened for the Park City crowd, Jennings exited the stage only to be tapped on the shoulder and informed that a […]

‘Sing 2’: Film Review | AFI 2021

Matthew McConaughey again leads the voice cast of performing animals for the sequel to 2016’s ‘Sing,’ which also includes returning castmembers Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton and Nick Kroll.

‘Sing 2’ Trailer Reveals Bono, Halsey and Letitia Wright as Additions to Animated Animal Chorus

Universal Pictures has dropped the music-fueled trailer for its upcoming — and even more star-studded — animated sequel Sing 2. Five years after the release of the hip-shaking musical comedy Sing, Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Nick Kroll and Tori Kelly have returned as the film’s main anthropomorphic animated animal chorus for […]

Bono, Penelope Cruz, David Oyelowo and Kumail Nanjiani Lend Voices to Pro-Vaccine Animated Series ‘Pandemica’

Patrick Adams, Samuel Arnold, Connie Britton, Meg Donnelly, Danai Gurira, Nick Kroll, Laura Marano, Phoebe Robinson, Michael Sheen, Wanda Sykes and Calum Worthy round out the 'Pandemica' voice cast.

Penelope Cruz Receives Donostia Award at San Sebastian Film Festival

The Donostia Award, the San Sebastian Film Festival's biggest honor, was presented to actress Penelope Cruz on Friday by her close friend Bono.

Bono to Speak in Chicago on Fighting AIDS, Poverty in Africa

Bono will speak in Chicago about his efforts to combat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa.

Bono Warns That Existence of U.N., EU and NATO Are Threatened

U2 singer Bono warned that the existence of the U.N., EU and NATO are threatened in a sobering speech given to several hundred U.N. diplomats and staff at an event launching Ireland's candidacy for a seat on the powerful Security Council in 2021-22.