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Nov 17, 2019

Box Office: 'Ford v Ferrari' Races to First Place, 'Charlie's Angels' Collapses
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Ford v Ferrari" left its box office competitors in the dust as Disney's historical sports drama sped its way to $31 million in North America.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 16, 2019

Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri arrested for suspected drug possession: NHK
Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri, famous for her role in 2005 drama "1 Litre of Tears", has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, NHK reported on Saturday citing unnamed sources.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

'Joker' expected to cross $1 billion global box office milestone
Comic book movie "Joker" is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever to overcome the milestone.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Taylor Swift wins some support in feud with old label, and lots of silence
Taylor Swift and her former record label traded barbed accusations on Friday about her rights to perform her old songs, winning support from singers like Selena Gomez and Sara Bareilles but silence from many of the big hitters in the music business.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe
Former pop-star Victoria Beckham knew she'd have to win over hard-to-impress fashion critics when she launched her first clothing line a decade ago, but the one-time Spice Girl said the industry was much harder to crack than she had ever imagined.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Taylor Swift says AMA performance in doubt due to dispute with former label
Pop superstar Taylor Swift has told fans her planned appearance at this month's American Music Awards ceremony is in jeopardy, saying executives at her former record label will not allow her to perform her older songs on television.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

New 'Star Wars' title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season
Electronic Arts Inc launched "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order" on Friday, garnering strong reviews for its flagship action-adventure series that is crucial to its holiday sales, after the videogame publisher shelved "NBA Live" game.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Taylor Swift says record label won't allow her to perform old songs on awards ceremony
American pop singer Taylor Swift has told fans that her planned appearance at an awards ceremony is in doubt, saying executives connected to the company that owns master recordings of her old songs will not allow her to perform them on television.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Taylor Swift 'not allowed' to perform old songs at awards amid music row
American pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has told fans that her upcoming performance at a music awards ceremony is in doubt after two record executives said she could not perform her old songs on television.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 15, 2019

Taylor Swift 'not allowed' to perform at awards amid music row
American pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has told fans that her upcoming performance at a music awards ceremony is in doubt after two record executives said she could not perform her songs on television.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs
The creator of the children's song "Baby Shark," which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, where the tune did not quite catch on, with a brand new character featuring dinosaurs.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

Netflix to change Nazi guard documentary after Polish complaint
Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside the borders of modern Poland, after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pressed the streaming and production company to act.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

Robert De Niro to get lifetime achievement award from actor union
(Adds full name of labor union in paragraph two, fixes headline)

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

'Mandalorian' creator Favreau teases more 'Star Wars' surprises
"The Mandalorian" creator Jon Favreau and cast members debuted the "Star Wars" series on Wednesday at a red-carpet event for fans and promised more surprises following the reveal of an unexpected new character in the first episode.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

Pidgin perfect: Slang spreads message for Nigeria's 'opera queen'
Dressed in a bright red and blue robe and backed by a local band with an eclectic range of instruments, Helen Epega beats a steel drum as she declaims dramatically to an unseen audience.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 14, 2019

A Minute With: Alicia Vikander, Wash Westmoreland on thriller 'Earthquake Bird'
Swedish-born Oscar winner Alicia Vikander performs in both English and Japanese in her new movie, thriller "Earthquake Bird", as she immerses herself in 1980s Tokyo.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

'The Crown' welcomes its new royals in Season 3 launch
Television fans welcomed a new queen on Wednesday as Olivia Colman and other stars of royal drama "The Crown" turned out for the world premiere of the Netflix show's third season.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Disney streaming exceeds expectations with 10 million sign-ups, shares surge
Walt Disney Co on Wednesday said its new streaming service, Disney , reached 10 million sign-ups since launching the previous day from "extraordinary consumer demand," sending shares up 3.5%.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

'Ford v Ferrari': racing and friendship 'told at 230 mph'
You don't need to be a motor racing fan to watch "Ford v Ferrari" because the battle to win is played out as much between the men making the cars as those behind the wheel.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Rare photographs capture Rolling Stones' humble beginnings
A series of rarely seen black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will go on display in east London this month.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Disney streaming service reaches 10 million sign-ups, shares surge
Walt Disney Co on Wednesday said its new streaming service, Disney , has reached 10 million sign-ups since launching on Nov. 12, sending shares up 3.5% to $143.53 on the New York Stock Exchange.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Jay-Z, Iconix settle lawsuits over licensing, alleged fraud
Jay-Z and Iconix Brand Group Inc have settled a series of legal disputes arising from transactions between the rapper and the clothing licensing company dating back to 2007.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Netherlands cuts speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution
The Netherlands will cut its nationwide speed limit to a maximum 100 km per hour (62 mph) as part of a package of emergency measures intended to reduce nitrogen pollution, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Award-winning film 'Atlantics' offers haunting take on life in Senegal
To capture the harsh reality of life in Senegal, film director Mati Diop chose young people she met at building sites, bars and in Dakar's poorer suburbs as the stars of 'Atlantics', a ghost story about migrants and those they leave behind.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Unseen photographs capture Rolling Stones' humble beginnings
A series of black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will be seen by the public for the first time when they go on display in east London this month.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Dutch government to cut speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution
The Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday the country's speed limit would be cut to a maximum of 100 kilometers per hour (62 mph) nationwide, as part of a package of emergency measures intended to reduce nitrogen pollution.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 13, 2019

Russell Crowe's property scorched by Australian bushfires
Bushfires raging across Australia's east coast destroyed two buildings on a rural property owned by Russell Crowe, the Oscar-winning actor said on Twitter on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

'Friends' reunion special could be headed for HBO Max - Hollywood media
Could "Friends" be getting back together, if only for a one night stand?

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

John Legend named People magazine's 'sexiest man alive'
Multi-talented singer and actor John Legend was named People magazine's "sexiest man alive" on Tuesday, but said he wondered whether he could live up to the title.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Wife of Mexico kingpin El Chapo to grace narco families TV show
The wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will appear on the VH1 show "Cartel Crew" alongside other family members of drug traffickers who grapple with notorious legacies, the television network said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Paris protest disrupts Polanski film debut over rape accusations
Protesters disrupted the first screening in France of Roman Polanski's new film on Tuesday, following the publication of a new rape accusation against the French-Polish director.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Disney debut hit by tech glitches, company blames demand
Walt Disney Co's long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars on Tuesday was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand as it takes on rival Netflix Inc.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Robert De Niro to get lifetime award from SAG actor union
Robert De Niro, a two-time Oscar winner and considered one of the finest actors of his generation, is being recognized by his peers with an annual lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Rare portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris
A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie's on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated price of between 800,000 euros and 1.2 million euros ($882,000-$1.32 million).

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

British rocker Doherty handed three-month suspended prison in Paris
British indie rocker Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in Paris on Tuesday and was handed a three-month suspended prison sentence and 5,000 euro ($5,500) fine, his lawyer said.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Disney launch marred by glitches as demand overwhelms
Walt Disney Co said demand for its much-anticipated streaming service, Disney , was well above its expectations in a launch on Tuesday marred by complaints from users about glitches and connection problems.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Disney faces glitches on launch day
Consumers complained about glitches in Walt Disney Co's streaming service on Twitter, just hours after its highly anticipated launch.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

Caustic Gervais returns as Golden Globes host for 'very last time'
After vowing not to front another Golden Globe Awards ceremony and once being told he would never be asked back, caustic British comedian Ricky Gervais will return to host the annual showbiz spectacular for a record 5th time in January.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

British rocker Doherty likely to admit affray in Paris court plea: lawyer
British indie rocker Pete Doherty is likely to plead guilty to charges of affray in a Paris court on Tuesday, his lawyer said, as his band gears up for a European tour.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 12, 2019

In streaming wars, Disney reaches beyond kids and families
During commercial breaks in a broadcast of World Wrestling Entertainment's WWE SmackDown, fans were shown ads for Walt Disney Co's new streaming service, Disney . So were "Monday Night Football" viewers and video gamers watching Twitch.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 11, 2019

Disneyland 'Tiki' birds among vast theme park auction
A Los Angeles gallery is preparing to auction more than 1,500 rare items from Disneyland and Walt Disney World, dating back to the theme park's founding in the 1950s.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 11, 2019

Disney takes 'Star Wars' to streaming with 'Mandalorian'
The next adventure in the "Star Wars" movie and TV franchise, arriving Tuesday on Walt Disney Co's new streaming service, takes place on a lawless planet at the outer reaches of the galaxy.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 11, 2019

K-pop top awards show skips Hong Kong due to protests: source
An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 11, 2019

'Shadow of history': As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots
Gonzalo Demaría is fascinated by the "ghosts" of Argentina's past, in particular the roots of Peronism, the most influential political movement dating back to Juan Peron and his wife Eva Peron that is now set for a return to power.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 10, 2019

'Midway' defeats 'Doctor Sleep' in Surprise Box Office Upset
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - In a surprise box office win, Roland Emmerich's World War I epic "Midway" took down the competition in North America to land in first place with $17.5 million.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 10, 2019

KSI defeats Paul in bout of YouTube boxers
Olajide "KSI" Olatunji prevailed in a split decisionover Logan Paul in a boxing bout between YouTube celebrities on Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 09, 2019

Woody Allen, Amazon end legal dispute over movie deal
Woody Allen has ended his $68 million lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc for backing out of a four-picture production and distribution agreement and refusing to distribute a film he had finished.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 09, 2019

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears
Thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, huddled in shelters in southwestern coastal areas on Saturday as the country prepared for the expected arrival of cyclone Bulbul, a senior government official said.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 08, 2019

Video game 'Legends' do battle for $1 million
Two teams of young video gamers from Europe and China will do virtual battle on Sunday - and there's more than $1 million at stake.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 08, 2019

Paris police detain rocker Pete Doherty for buying drugs
British rocker Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying drugs, the Paris prosecutor's office said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 08, 2019

Late Prodigy singer Flint's belongings sell for nearly $450,000
Clothes, furniture and music awards belonging to Keith Flint, the late frontman of the Prodigy, have sold for nearly $450,000 at auction, eight months after the 49-year-old singer was found dead at his home.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 08, 2019

Olympics: Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites 'complexity'
Opera singer Placido Domingo has withdrawn from a pre-Olympics theatrical event set for next spring, he said in a statement issued by Tokyo Olympics organizers on Friday, citing the "complexity" of the project.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 07, 2019

LGBTQ characters on U.S. television at all time high
Shows like "Batwoman," "Pose," and "Euphoria" have brought the number of lesbian, gay and transgender characters on U.S. television to a record high, helping to accelerate acceptance of sexual diversity in wider society, according to a report issued on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 07, 2019

Drake signs up for Toronto marijuana venture
The biggest of Canada's new brand of marijuana producers will join forces with Toronto-born rap star Drake to launch a fully-licenced joint venture in the city to produce and distribute cannabis, the two sides said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 07, 2019

'Order!': Meet the Belgian musician behind the Bercow dance remix
The famous bellows of "Order!" by former British parliamentary Speaker John Bercow have shimmied their way out of Westminster and into a dance remix gone viral at the hands of Belgian dance musician Michael Schack.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 07, 2019

Shakira to celebrate Latino culture and her birthday at Super Bowl
Colombian pop superstar Shakira wants to make her performance at the 2020 Super Bowl a celebration of Latino culture - and her own birthday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

James Dean set to appear in a movie six decades after his death, horrifying fans
James Dean is coming back from the dead to appear in a new movie, a Hollywood production company said on Wednesday, causing an uproar about the idea of reincarnating one of America's most beloved film icons.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

'Death of a Salesman' halted when ceiling collapses at London Piccadilly Theatre
A partial ceiling collapse at London's Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday halted a performance of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," causing a few minor injuries and prompting an evacuation of the audience.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

French film star Deneuve hospitalized after 'limited' stroke
Famed French actress Catherine Deneuve, 76, was admitted to hospital in Paris after suffering a "limited" stroke, her family said.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

Prosecutors oppose testimony on false memories in Weinstein trial
Prosecutors are asking a judge to prevent former movie producer Harvey Weinstein from calling a psychologist to testify at his rape trial about false memories, according to a court filing made public on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

French film star Deneuve hospitalized after 'limited' stroke: media
French actress Catherine Deneuve, 76, was admitted to hospital in Paris after suffering a "limited" stroke, French media reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

French film star Deneuve hospitalized after a stroke: AFP
French actress Catherine Deneuve, 76, was admitted to hospital in Paris after suffering a stroke, French news agency AFP reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

Doris Day auction to feature animal artifacts, Golden Globe awards
Doris Day's four Golden Globe awards, her piano, and a collection of her gowns are among 800 items going up for auction next year, along with dozens of artifacts reflecting her passion for animals, Julien's Auctions said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

French movie icon Catherine Deneuve admitted to hospital: Le Parisien
French actress Catherine Deneuve, 76, was admitted to hospital in Paris after falling ill overnight, French newspaper Le Parisien reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 06, 2019

Late pop idol George Michael returns with new song
A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday, in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 05, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court justices navigate video piracy case over Blackbeard's ship
U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to navigate between the rights of states and individuals on Tuesday as they weighed a documentary filmmaker's bid to revive his lawsuit against North Carolina state officials he accuses of unlawfully pirating his footage of notorious English pirate Blackbeard's wrecked ship.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 05, 2019

'Spinal Tap' creators settle lawsuit with Vivendi's UMG
Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Rob Reiner, creators of mock rock music documentary "This is Spinal Tap", said they had resolved a dispute with Vivendi's Universal Music Group over the film's soundtrack recordings.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 05, 2019

How will Apple, Disney, AT&T and Netflix retain streaming subscribers?
When Apple Inc's video streaming service made its debut on Friday, it came with $2 billion worth of original programming - a feature widely considered to be the most powerful magnet for new subscribers.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Singer in K-pop boyband BTS investigated after car crash "error"
A member of South Korean boy band BTS is being investigated by police after admitting he was at fault in a crash between a car he was driving and a taxi, the group's management said.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Comcast launches tools to improve ad targeting on TV
Comcast Corp on Monday launched new advertising capabilities to help advertisers find and target certain television viewers, as the largest U.S. cable TV provider tries to lure ad dollars away from digital rivals.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Self-taught violin maker from North Macedonia wins international fame
Svetozar Bogdanovski built his first violin 35 years ago for his son Kostadin, then aged seven, who had expressed interest in taking lessons.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Gay Byrne, Ireland's 'most influential broadcaster', dies at 85
Ireland's best known television personality Gay Byrne, who hosted "The Late Late Show" for almost 40 years, died aged 85 on Monday, and was hailed by the prime minister as the "most influential broadcaster in the history of the state".

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Hidden Banksy mural to be uncovered in heart of London's Notting Hill
A Banksy mural, covered up by builders' hoarding and scaffolding for the past few months, will be uncovered on Monday in the heart of London's Notting Hill area.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 04, 2019

Ellen DeGeneres to get Golden Globe lifetime award for TV work
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 03, 2019

Liam Gallagher wins first ever MTV Rock Icon award at MTV Europe Music Awards
Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher took home the first ever MTV Rock Icon award at Sunday's MTV Europe Music Awards, where the big winners of the night were Taylor Swift, newcomer Billie Eilish and South Korean Boyband BTS.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 03, 2019

Box Office: 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Fizzles with $29 Million Debut
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Terminator: Dark Fate" shot past box office competition but still fell short of expectations as Paramount and Skydance Media's sci-fi sequel debuted to $29 million in North America.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 03, 2019

Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' outfit sells for $405,700
Olivia Newton-John's tight black pants and leather jacket from the movie "Grease" sold for $405,700 at a Beverly Hills auction on Saturday, more than double the expected price, Julien's Auctions said.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 01, 2019

Lady Gaga to play scandal-plagued Gucci wife in next feature film
Lady Gaga has lined up her next feature film and will play the wife of a murdered heir to the Gucci fashion dynasty, Hollywood media reported on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 01, 2019

Jennifer Aniston returns to TV with 'The Morning Show'
Jennifer Aniston returns to television on Friday in "The Morning Show", an original show for Apple Inc's new subscription video service, in which the actress reunites with her "Friends" sister Reese Witherspoon.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 01, 2019

Factbox: How to watch Apple TV , Apple's entry in the streaming wars
Apple Inc unveils its streaming entertainment service, Apple TV , in more than 100 markets on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Nov 01, 2019

AppleTV debuts streaming TV service with Oprah and Aniston
Apple TV , the iPhone maker's entry into the crowded streaming TV market, debuts on Friday as the first "all-original" subscription video service, according to Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 31, 2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to new charges in groping case
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Thursday to new charges of sexual misconduct involving a third woman, less than a month after pleading not guilty to accusations of groping one woman's breasts and pinching another's buttocks.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 31, 2019

Movie 'Harriet' tells a different story about U.S. slavery
When director Kasi Lemmons started work on the first major movie about Harriet Tubman, the 19th century slave turned hero of the Underground Railway, she decided to focus less on the brutality of slavery and more on human stories.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 31, 2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr due in court on new charges in groping case
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr is due in court on Thursday to face new criminal charges involving a third woman accusing him of sexual misconduct, less than a month after he pleaded not guilty to groping one woman's breasts and pinching another's buttocks.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 30, 2019

Ringo Starr 'emotional' as Beatles come together in new recording
When Ringo Starr decided to record a cover of one of the last songs written by John Lennon, the Beatles drummer knew he wanted former bandmate Paul McCartney to play bass.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 30, 2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr charged with unlawfully touching third woman: lawyer
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr, already facing a criminal case over accusations he touched a woman's breasts in a bar and pinched another's buttocks in a nightclub, has been charged in connection with a third woman, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 30, 2019

With Disney, Apple about to enter, the streaming wars are just beginning
Apple Inc's Apple TV and Walt Disney Co's Disney will launch competitors to streaming video pioneer Netflix Inc in November. Several others already have hit the market or will debut in the coming months.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 30, 2019

'Friday' actor John Witherspoon dies aged 77
Actor John Witherspoon, who starred alongside rapper Ice Cube in the hit "Friday" comedy movie franchise, died on Tuesday at the age of 77, his family said.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 30, 2019

Movie based on popular novel puts South Korean gender divide back in focus
A movie based on a controversial and best-selling novel that chronicled the everyday sexism faced by women topped South Korea's box office this week, reigniting a national debate over women's roles in an historically male-dominated society.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

HBO orders new 'Game of Thrones' series as it scraps another
HBO ordered 10 episodes of a "Game of Thrones" spinoff called "House of the Dragon," the network said on Tuesday, shortly after reports emerged that the premium cable channel had nixed another series set in the world created by author George R.R. Martin.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix
AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new "Game of Thrones" series at the current HBO price of $15 a month in an aggressive move to battle Netflix, Disney and Apple for the future of TV.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

AT&T reveals HBO Max price and date it will take on Disney, Netflix
AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday said the company's HBO Max streaming video service will cost $15 per month -- the same price it currently charges for HBO -- when it launches in May 2020, marking an aggressive entry into the streaming wars.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

AT&T reveals date HBO Max will take on Disney, Netflix
AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday said the company's HBO Max streaming video service that will launch in May 2020 is expected to reach 75 million to 90 million global subscribers by 2025, with about 50 million of these coming from the United States.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

HBO ditches 'Game of Thrones' prequel series: Hollywood media reports
The "Game of Thrones" prequel television series starring Naomi Watts has been ditched by cable channel HBO, Hollywood media reported on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

New 'Star Wars' movie era in disarray after 'Game of Thrones' creators exit
The exit of the "Games of Thrones" creators from the next "Star Wars" film left future stories in the science fiction saga up in the air on Tuesday, although some fans welcomed their departure.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

Linda Hamilton's existential crisis about return to 'Terminator' franchise
Linda Hamilton set a new standard for female action heroes more than 30 years ago, but her return to the "Terminator" movie franchise prompted more than a little soul searching.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

After 20-year wait, Emmerich recounts WW2 battle in drama 'Midway'
Twenty years after first toying with the idea, German film director Roland Emmerich brings his World War Two drama "Midway" to cinemas next month, focusing on the 1942 Battle of Midway.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 29, 2019

AT&T to reveal HBO Max pricing, details at WarnerMedia investor day
AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday are expected to reveal new details about pricing, programming and distribution of the company's forthcoming HBO Max streaming video service as they plot the phone giant's entrance into the streaming war.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 28, 2019

Ahead of auction, Olivia Newton-John recalls being stitched into 'Grease' costume
Olivia Newton-John's black leather jacket and very tight pants from "Grease", complete with a broken zipper, go up for auction this week as the top item in a sale to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia.

Reuters Entertainment
Oct 28, 2019

Celebrities flee, multimillion-dollar homes burn in Los Angeles wildfire
A fast-moving wildfire on Monday destroyed at least five multimillion-dollar homes in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles and forced celebrities to flee in the middle of the night.

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