The film tells the story of the first date shared by Barack (Parker Sawyers) and Michelle Obama (Tika Sumpter). It's a sunny, strolling odyssey through African-American life in 1989, filtered through two future icons as they navigate the world around them and their place in it.
Johnson beat previous champion Robert Downey Jr. to become the world's highest-paid actor this year, while Ms. Lawrence held on to her title. Lawrence has previously written about the difference in pay between actors and actresses in Hollywood.
'Ben-Hur' stars Jack Huston as the Jewish prince in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, with Toby Kebbel as Judah's boyhood best friend. The chariot scene is heavy on the CGI effects, which, compared to the 1959 version, seems like cheating.
'He was a remarkable, gifted, generous human being,' 'Love Story' star Ali MacGraw said of the director. Hiller served as the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1997.
An upcoming comedic take on Sherlock Holmes and Watson will add to the mountain of modern film and TV projects about the famous characters, including the 2015 movie 'Mr. Holmes' and the still-continuing TV series 'Sherlock' and 'Elementary.'