• In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Jennifer Saunders, left, and Joanna Lumley appears in a scene from the film, "Absolutley Fabulous: The Movie." (David Appleby/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)

    Q&A: Patsy, Eddie and friend Kate Moss hit the big screen

    LONDON (AP) — Champagne socialites Eddie and Patsy are back onscreen in a movie spin-off of the hugely popular BBC television series “Absolutely Fabulous.” The film comes 24 years after the self-absorbed duo, played by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, first hit TV screens in 1992. The pair sat down to talk about the transformation to the big screen, convincing supermodel Kate Moss to film in the Thames and the possibility of more movies. The interview has been edited for clarity and brevity:

  • In this July 18, 2016 photo, actress Teresa Palmer, star of the horror film, "Lights Out," poses for a portrait in New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)

    Teresa Palmer tapped into childhood fear for ‘Lights Out’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Teresa Palmer says she tapped into a part of herself that was scared of the dark as a child for her new horror movie, “Lights Out.”

  • In this image released by Open Road Films, former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, left, appears with his son Rivers, right, and wife Michel in a scene from the documentary "Gleason." The film follows Gleason and his wife, Michel, into the maelstrom of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as the couple adjusts to their fluctuating reality and makes way for their son, Rivers. (Open Road Films via AP)

    In ‘Gleason,’ a football star with ALS finds a new purpose

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the opening moments of the documentary “Gleason,” the celebrated New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason talks to the camera with a not-yet-occupied crib behind him. He has just learned that he has ALS. Soon the symptoms will take over. Preparing for what’s coming, Gleason tells his unborn son that he wants to give him “as much of myself as I possibly can while I still can.”

  • Fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth offer prayers in front of his poster outside a cinema hall to celebrate the screening of “Kabali” in Chennai, India, Friday, July 22, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth thronged cinemas across India and Malaysia on Friday for the premiere of his latest film, "Kabali," jumping from their seats and dancing in the aisles as their hero fought enemies in the gangster flick. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    Crowds cheer Indian superstar Rajnikanth’s latest film

    CHENNAI, India (AP) — Private companies declared a holiday and parents kept children out of school as an air of celebration swept southern India on Friday for the premiere of Indian superstar Rajinikanth’s latest film.

  • Fans of Indian actor Rajinikanth wait outside a theatre to buy tickets on the eve of release of his new movie Kabali, in Bangalore, India, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Businesses in southern India have given their employees the day off on Friday so they can attend screenings of a new film starring Tamil cinema's superstar Rajinikanth. One of Asia's highest paid actors, Rajinikanth is considered one of the most bankable stars in India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    Crowds cheer Indian superstar Rajnikanth’s latest film

    CHENNAI, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth are thronging cinemas across the country to catch the premiere of his latest film, “Kabali.”

  • In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Joanna Lumley appears in a scene from the film, "Absolutley Fabulous: The Movie." (David Appleby/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)

    Review: ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ delights in the outrageous

    Pour some Champagne, light a smoke and put on something gorgeous, dahling, because the women of “Absolutely Fabulous” are back.

  • In this June 9, 2016, file photo, director Michael Moore reacts as he poses for photographers at the photo call of his new film, 'Where To Invade Next' in London. Moore said during an online edition of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" in July 20, 2016, that he thinks Republican Donald Trump is going to win the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

    Filmmaker Michael Moore: ‘Sorry,’ but Trump likely to win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore is causing a stir with his comments about Donald Trump. The famously liberal Moore says he’s sorry to say it, but he thinks the Republican could win the presidency.

  • In this image released by Roadside Attractions, director James Schamus, left, appears with actor Logan Lerman on the set of "Indignation." The film is an adaptation of the 2008 Philip Roth novel. It’s a 1950s-set tale about a stringently principled Jewish kid from Newark, played by Lerman, who having fled his overbearing father finds both unexpected sexual freedom and institutional rigidity at college in Ohio.  (Alison Cohen Rosa/Roadside Attractions via AP)

    Schamus, former studio head, turns director in ‘Indignation’

    NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald estimated that less than six people had ever fully grasped “the whole equation” of the movie business. James Schamus would have made it half a dozen.

  • In this image released by TFA, Tami Sagher, from left, Gillian Jacobs, Keegan-Michael Key. Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard and Kate Micucci appear in a scene from, "Don't Think Twice." Mike Birbiglia's "Don't Think Twice" lovingly dramatizes the communal but competitive lives of a fictional improv troupe, one whose members bob and weave like featherweight boxers on stage and off it navigate painfully disparate opportunities in show business. (Jon Pack/TFA via AP)

    Birbiglia gives improv its first close-up on the big screen

    NEW YORK (AP) — Good improv is like a magic act, conjured out of thin air. A handful of people step onto the stage with nothing prepared, and — poof! — an hour of laughs tumbles forth from unpredictable, off-the-cuff scenarios.

  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond." The movie releases in the U.S. on July 22, 2016. (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP)

    Why Sulu’s husband is Asian in ‘Star Trek Beyond’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much has been made of the decision to reveal that the “Star Trek” character Sulu is gay in the latest franchise installment “Star Trek Beyond ,” but for actor John Cho, one of the most important things was ensuring that Sulu’s husband was also of Asian descent.