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May 21, 2019

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with 'dazzling' ode to cinema
With Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in tow, Quentin Tarantino unveiled his latest opus in Cannes on Tuesday, a story about movie magic and acting pains that wowed many critics - at least in parts.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie
Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy.

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May 21, 2019

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into administration.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Once upon a time in Cannes: DiCaprio, Pitt attend new Tarantino film
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie scattered some Hollywood stardust on Cannes' red carpet on Tuesday at the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's new film, an ode to the U.S. movie industry.

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May 21, 2019

Dardenne brothers explore radicalization and redemption in Cannes
Cannes regulars the Dardenne brothers said on Tuesday they were driven to explore the sensitive subject of radicalization in their latest film after a wave of attacks in recent years, including those by Islamist militants.

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May 21, 2019

Crawleys await royal visit in 'Downton Abbey' movie, trailer shows
"Downton Abbey" fans got a glimpse on Tuesday of the television period drama's upcoming movie adaptation, with a new trailer showing the central Crawley family preparing for a royal visit to their sprawling countryside home.

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May 21, 2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure
On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Jamie Oliver shutters most UK restaurants, 1,000 jobs go
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain went into administration on Tuesday, leaving 1,000 people without jobs as the majority of branches ceased trading immediately in the latest blow for Britain's high street.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Administrators say 1,000 jobs to go at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain
Around 1,000 jobs will be made redundant at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain, the group's administrators KPMG said on Tuesday, as all but 3 of its 25 branches are closed with immediate effect.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Jamie Oliver's UK restaurants fall victim to high street woes
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain went into administration on Tuesday, threatening around 1,300 jobs in the latest blow for Britain's high street.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

An understated Huppert anchors bittersweet family drama "Frankie"
In Ira Sachs film "Frankie", Isabelle Huppert stars as an ailing French actress who gathers her family together for one last holiday - coming as close to playing herself as she ever has.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

Chef Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain goes into administration
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain said it was entering administration on Tuesday, threatening jobs at the firm's 25 sites in the United Kingdom.

Reuters Entertainment
May 21, 2019

British chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain to enter administration: source
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain will enter administration on Tuesday, a source familiar with the situation said, threatening jobs at the firm's 25 sites in the United Kingdom.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

Angry at being dubbed a hustler, Maradona dismisses new film
Diego Maradona greeted a new film about his life with scorn on Monday, telling people not to see it when it is released next month.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

'Game of Thrones' scores record TV audience, leaves fans sad, mad
Warning: This story contains spoilers for the final episode of "Game of Thrones."

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics
A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss".

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO
Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze
"Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equality.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes
Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

'Game of Thrones' leaves fans sad, mad and wanting more
Mixed reviews, a stray water bottle and pleas for a spinoff for feisty teen assassin Arya Stark marked the end of "Game of Thrones," which came to a close on Sunday with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains
A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments
A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his rollercoaster career.

Reuters Entertainment
May 20, 2019

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar
China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country.

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left
(Warning: This story contains spoilers for the final episode of "Game of Thrones.")

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny
Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for.

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May 19, 2019

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism
An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d'Or.

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Box office: 'John Wick 3' knocks down 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million debut
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Earth's Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of "Avengers: Endgame."

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display
The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers.

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Maradona to miss Cannes film premiere after shoulder injury
Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is set to miss out on the Cannes premiere of a documentary about his life and career, due to "a shoulder injury requiring medical attention", the film's publicists said on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Delon, set for Cannes honor, says he is 'irreproachable' as an actor
France's Alain Delon, set on Sunday to receive an honorary prize at Cannes that has sparked scrutiny of his views on women and same-sex couples, said in a newspaper interview that as an actor at least, he was beyond reproach.

Reuters Entertainment
May 19, 2019

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS ward documentary
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to help promote the documentary '5B' about the unsung heroes who looked after AIDS sufferers in the 1980s.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir
The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna causes stir with Israeli and Palestinian flags
The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Song Contest final in Israel
The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event
A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet
Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself
Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in Pedro Almodovar's autobiographical new movie.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest
As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Tarantino puts in early red carpet turn at Cannes Film Festival
Quentin Tarantino may have made it to the Cannes film competition by the skin of his teeth after rushing to finish editing on his latest movie in time but the director put in an unexpected early turn on the Croisette's red carpet on Saturday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 18, 2019

Almodovar's ode to filmmaking hits the right notes at Cannes
Pedro Almodovar is used to a good reception from what he called "faithful" audiences in France - so much so, the director joked on Saturday that he was "Franco-Spanish".

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Kim Kardashian names fourth child, a boy, Psalm West
Reality television star Kim Kardashian announced on Friday she has named her fourth child, a boy born last week via a surrogate, Psalm West.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources
Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Cannes contender Diop wanted to see more black actors on screen
Mati Diop, the first woman of African descent to compete for the top prize at Cannes with a haunting film about migrants, said on Friday the label made her "sad" but showed how much work there was to do for equality in the movie industry.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on
The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to enable the show to go on.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

CBS made informal offer to buy Starz: The Information
CBS Corp has expressed interest in acquiring cable channel Starz from Lions Gate Entertainment, the Information on Friday, citing four people familiar with the situation.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas reunite on Cannes red carpet
Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, long-time collaborators of director Pedro Almodovar, turned up the glamor on the red carpet at Cannes on Friday for the Spaniard's latest outing, a contender for the top prize at the film festival.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy
With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Eurovision fans hit the beach ahead of Saturday final
Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a sea-front Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the music competition's Saturday final.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John
Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism
Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 17, 2019

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7
Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell
Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes
An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate.

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May 16, 2019

Dismayed or grieving, 'Game of Thrones' fans prepare for the final episode
Passions are running high as "Game of Thrones" nears its final episode this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of unhappy fans signing an online petition and a counseling service offering to help those grieving the end of the TV fantasy saga.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere
Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman".

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Cannes Film Festival: red carpets, champagne and .. childcare
Celebrities, red carpets, luxury yachts and late, late nights: as one of the biggest events in the cinema calendar, the glamorous Cannes Film Festival is the place to be on the French Riviera every May.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for 'Rocketman'
Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman".

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Rolling Stones to hit the road as Jagger regains swagger
The Rolling Stones will hit the road again this summer after rescheduling their North American "No Filter" tour, which was postponed when lead singer Mick Jagger needed medical treatment.

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May 16, 2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes
Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics.

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May 16, 2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence
Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yellow vest" street protests.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

As 'Big Bang Theory' ends, will Sheldon get his Nobel Prize?
Will Sheldon and Amy win a Nobel Prize? Who will make a surprise cameo? And will the elevator finally be fixed?

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

UK's Prince Harry wins damages over aerial pictures of his private home
Prince Harry, Britain's Duke of Sussex, has accepted substantial damages and an apology from a news agency which took photographs of his home from the air, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 16, 2019

Prince Harry secures substantial damages over pictures of his private home
Prince Harry, Britain's Duke of Sussex, has accepted substantial damages and an apology from Splash News and Picture Agency which took photographs of his home, Buckingham Palace said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Woodstock 50 festival says show back on after winning court ruling
Organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Wednesday the show was back on after winning a court ruling against a lead investor.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Cult horror director John Carpenter honored at Cannes
Cannes paid tribute to cult horror master John Carpenter on Wednesday with an award for "The Thing" director's contribution to cinema.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes
U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Britney Spears' manager casts doubt on future of singer's career
The longtime manager for Britney Spears voiced concern about her mental health on Wednesday, saying he believes the pop singer should not return to performing at a planned Las Vegas residency in the near term "and possibly never again."

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

'Black Mirror' to return in June for fifth season with Cyrus among cast
Sci-fi series "Black Mirror" will begin a fifth season of technology-fueled paranoia from June 5, Netflix announced on Wednesday, with a cast including pop singer Miley Cyrus, "Avengers" actor Anthony Mackie and "Fleabag" star Andrew Scott.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Moves like Jagger: Stones' frontman posts dance video after health scare
Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger posted a video of his trademark dance moves on Twitter on Wednesday to show the world he is back in shape following heart valve surgery.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death
Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Eurovision Village partying upsets nearby mosque worshippers in Ramadan
The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city, where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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May 15, 2019

UK's ITV axes 'Jeremy Kyle Show' after death of participant
British broadcaster ITV has canceled "The Jeremy Kyle Show", a tabloid talkshow that features confrontations between guests over issues like infidelity, betrayal and addiction, after a participant died a week after recording the program.

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May 15, 2019

UK's ITV cancels 'Jeremy Kyle Show' after death of a participant
British broadcaster ITV has canceled "The Jeremy Kyle Show", a tabloid talkshow that features confrontations between guests over issues like sex and addiction, after a participant was found dead a week after recording the program.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with animated blast images
Israel's webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants.

Reuters Entertainment
May 15, 2019

Israeli broadcaster says Eurovision webcast hacked, blames Hamas
Israel's webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was hacked with animated images of explosions in the host city of Tel Aviv, national broadcaster Kan said on Wednesday, casting blame on Hamas militants.

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May 15, 2019

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal
New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial.

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May 14, 2019

Jarmusch's star-studded zombie parable kicks off Cannes
With a glamorous cast of flesh-eating undead including Iggy Pop, U.S. filmmaker Jim Jarmusch kicked off Cannes' cinema showcase on Tuesday with an acerbic swipe at American society - though the zombie romp lacked the bite some critics had hoped for.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

'Star Wars' movie in 2022 will come from 'Game of Thrones' creators
After the Skywalker saga concludes in December, Walt Disney Co's next venture into the "Star Wars" galaxy will come from the creators of HBO's global hit "Game of Thrones," the company's chief executive said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

U.S. actor Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at age 85
Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on "The Carol Burnett Show" that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

Tilda Swinton, Selena Gomez swap zombies for Cannes red carpet
Pop royalty mingled with screen stars at Cannes on Tuesday, with the eclectic cast of zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" leading the glamor on the red carpet as the film festival got underway on the French Riviera.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets 'best fight' MTV Movie award nod
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg scored nominations on Tuesday for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV awards, where she will compete for top honors with blockbuster offerings "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame."

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May 14, 2019

U.S. actor Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at age 85: publicist
Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on "The Carol Burnett Show" that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

Cannes jury head Inarritu hails cinema experience in Netflix age
Cannes jury president Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu lauded the "communal experience" of watching movies in cinemas as the French film festival, locked in a row with streaming services such as Netflix, got under way on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity
Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age of anxiety.

Reuters Entertainment
May 14, 2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda'
Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Stan Lee's ex-manager charged with elder abuse against comic book co-creator
The former manager of Stan Lee has been charged with elder abuse against the late comic book legend, a Los Angeles court official said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal
Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities.

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May 13, 2019

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal
Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

'Angry Birds' fly to Cannes for movie sequel
The parade of glammed-up movie stars at the Cannes Film Festival got off to an unorthodox start on Monday with a crowd of enormous, fluffy birds hogging the limelight on the Croisette boulevard to mark the launch of the "Angry Birds" sequel.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon
Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals, was "not perfect" but entitled to his opinions.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court to plead guilty in U.S. college scandal
Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Doris Day, Hollywood star of the 1950s and '60s, dead at 97
Actress Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time as the cheery, freckle-faced personification of wholesomeness, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday.

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May 13, 2019

Hollywood star Doris Day, singer of 'Que Sera, Sera,' dead at 97
Actress Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time as the cheery, freckle-faced personification of wholesomeness, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination
Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies by a pipeline to Europe although traders said this might take several more weeks to fix.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

Actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty to U.S. college cheating scam
Actress Felicity Huffman is due to plead guilty on Monday to paying to have someone cheat on her daughter's behalf on a college entrance exam, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities.

Reuters Entertainment
May 13, 2019

TV networks emerge as obstacles on YouTube's hunt for ads
Three years ago, the beginning of the end of the U.S. television business looked certain when one of the largest ad buying agencies vowed to move a big chunk of its purchases to YouTube from TV budgets.

Reuters Entertainment
May 12, 2019

Eurovision contestants walk the orange carpet in Tel Aviv
Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv's "Culture Square" on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019, brushing aside security concerns and calls for a pro-Palestinian boycott.

Reuters Entertainment
May 12, 2019

Schumacher documentary in the works and headed to Cannes
Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher will be the subject of a new documentary featuring unseen archive footage and rare interviews, producers announced on Sunday before the Cannes Film Festival.

Reuters Entertainment
May 12, 2019

Box Office: 'Avengers: Endgame' stays no. 1, 'Detective Pikachu' debuts with solid $58 million
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" remained victorious in North America, collecting $65 million during its third weekend in theaters.

Reuters Entertainment
May 11, 2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense
A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a university official said on Saturday.

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