Sean Penn - updates

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'El Chapo' appeals extradition to US

May 28, 2016 - 8:45 AM

The appeal comes a week after the foreign ministry announced it had agreed to extradite Guzman who escaped from a maximum security prison in July 2015 and was recaptured in January

APPEAL. File picture taken on January 8, 2016 showing Mexican drug lord Joaquin "el Chapo" Guzman Loera after arriving to Mexico City to the Altiplano maximun security prision, after been captured in Los Monchis. File photo by Mario Guzmán/EPA

Actress 'will not go' to Mexico to be quizzed on 'El Chapo'

Feb 05, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Authorities are investigating whether drug kingpin Joaquin El Chapo Guzman invested in Kate del Castillo s tequila brand A financial transaction involving illicitly obtained money would amount to money laundering

NOT IN MEXICO. In this file photo, Mexican actress Kate del Castillo poses during the premiere of the movie 'Los 33' in Mexico City, Mexico, August 24, 2015. File photo by Sashenka Gutierrez/EPA

Mexico probes if actress's company got money from El Chapo

Jan 20, 2016 - 10:47 AM

Mexican authorities find signs that drug kingpin Joaquin El Chapo Guzman invested in the tequila business of actress Kate Del Castillo

A composite image of three file photos showing (L-R) alleged Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in Los Mochis, Mexico, January 8, 2016; US actor Sean Penn in London, Britain, February 16, 2015; and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo in Berlin, Germany, February 9, 2008. Jose Mendez/Facundo Arrizabalaga/Joerg Carstensen/EPA

Mexico asks actress to testify on Chapo links

Jan 19, 2016 - 8:40 AM

US Mexican star Kate del Castillo has come under scrutiny since it was revealed last week that she exchanged affectionate text messages with Guzman and brokered a meeting between the Sinaloa drug cartel honcho and US actor Sean Penn

In this file photo, Mexican actress Kate del Castillo arrives for a photo call on her film 'Julia' at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, 09 February 2008. Joerg Carstensen/EPA

Mexican director Iñarritu defends Sean Penn's meeting with El Chapo

Jan 17, 2016 - 10:38 PM

The Mexican filmmaker says the Hollywood actor had every right to look for the Mexican drug lord

Sean Penn's Guzman article irks journalists in Mexico

Jan 15, 2016 - 11:48 AM

To call the encounter between actor Sean Penn and Chapo journalism is an insult to journalists in Mexico and beyond who paid the ultimate price seeking truth says Alfredo Corchado a Mexico born journalist

Mexico wants to question Sean Penn over 'El Chapo' meeting

Jan 11, 2016 - 9:36 AM

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough tells CNN that Penn s meeting with Guzman poses a lot of interesting questions for him and others involved in this so called interview We ll see what happens

In this file photo, US actor and founder of the Haitian Relief association, Sean Penn speaks to an audience during the 'Action Day' at the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, December 5, 2015. Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

The actor and the drug lord: How Sean Penn met 'El Chapo'

Jan 10, 2016 - 9:54 PM

Mexican Attorney General Arely Gomez says that Guzman met with unnamed actors and producers hoping to make a biopic about himself but gave no further details

CAPTURED. A poster with the face of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, reading 'Wanted, Again', is displayed at a newsstand in one Mexico City's major bus terminals on July 13, 2015. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Sean Penn interview helped 'El Chapo' capture – Mexico

Jan 10, 2016 - 11:54 AM

UPDATED I supply more heroin methamphetamine cocaine and marijuana than anybody else in the world Joaquin Guzman tells Penn in a stunning admission of his criminal enterprise over sips of tequila

CAPTURED AGAIN. Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City's airport on January 8, 2016 following his recapture during an intense military operation in Los Mochis, in Sinaloa State. Alfredo Estrella/AFP

WATCH: Sean Penn, Liv Tyler, Viola Davis read mean tweets on 'Kimmel'

Dec 18, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Michael B Jordan Matthew Perry Daniel Radcliffe Kirsten Dunst and more read out mean tweets about themselves too

LIV TYLER. Liv Tyler, Sean Penn, and Viola Davis read out mean tweets on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'. Screengrab from YouTube/Jimmy Kimmel Live

World economic leaders tackle slow growth, climate change

Oct 07, 2015 - 2:53 PM

The 5th annual slowdown for the once mighty emerging markets and the commodities plunge underpinning it will be key agenda points in the World Bank IMF meeting this week

VENUE. An entire neighborhood of Lima has been closed off for the World Bank-IMF meeting, but the windows of the National Museum, the massive concrete building hosting the meeting, afford a view of one of the slums that surround Lima. Image from Wikimedia

Actress Charlize Theron adopts baby girl in US

Aug 02, 2015 - 10:02 AM

August is Charlize s second adopted baby after son Jackson

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn call off engagement, split up – reports

Jun 18, 2015 - 4:29 PM

They were last seen together in Cannes in May

‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Review: Inspiration via Illusion

Jan 25, 2014 - 5:30 PM

For a film that seemingly bludgeons you with its need to inspire and enthuse there is a surprising sense of emotion behind all the film’s spectacle and special effects

DAILY GRIND. 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' blends fantasy and reality. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Playing this week: monsters, talking animals, non-traditional love

Jan 22, 2014 - 3:04 PM

Playing this week: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Police Story 2013 I Frankenstein The Nut Job and Mumbai Love

Graphic by Mara Mercado

Film review: 'Gangster Squad'

Jan 29, 2013 - 9:49 AM

This new gangster movie is predictable yet entertaining

SPARKS FLY. Emma Stone as Grace Faraday and Ryan Gosling as Sgt Jerry Wooters. All movie stills from Warner Bros Pictures

'Mama' screams to top of N. America box office

Jan 21, 2013 - 8:39 AM

Newly released horror film Mama pushed the Oscar tipped bin Laden manhunt movie Zero Dark Thirty out of the top slot at the North American weekend box office

Jessica Chastain in a scene from the movie "Mama." Photo courtesy of the movie's official Facebook page.

[Dash of SAS] Somewhere over the rainbow

Aug 29, 2012 - 8:43 PM

In The Castro there is no forced tolerance only welcoming acceptance Here you can come as you are