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Aug 22, 2019

Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert
At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Twerking hillbilly? Yes. Cheater and liar? No, says Miley Cyrus
Pop star Miley Cyrus on Thursday said she was no angel, but angrily denied rumors she had cheated on her estranged husband, actor Liam Hemsworth.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival
A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy
A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or estate, intended to defend and promote the legacy of the controversial entertainer.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America
Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 22, 2019

Amazon's 'Carnival Row' mixes crime thriller, love story, fantasy
Amazon.com Inc's next original series will take viewers to "Carnival Row," a lavish Victorian-era fantasy world where mythical creatures are forced from their homeland and must live uneasily alongside humans.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 21, 2019

Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion 'rebel,' dies at 66
Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as "the rebel of the accordion" for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, died on Wednesday of a heart attack in his hometown of Monterrey, his record label La Tuna Records said.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 21, 2019

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with 'American Factory'
Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 21, 2019

Hollywood actor Tim Roth says rise of populism hurt British politics
Hollywood star Tim Roth, who launched his acting career playing a racist skinhead in 1980s Britain, said on Wednesday that the "odium of populism" had led to a deterioration in British politics and beyond.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 21, 2019

Dwayne Johnson leads Forbes list of highest-paid actors
Action movie hero Dwayne Johnson, star of the "Jumanji" and "Fast and Furious" franchises, topped the annual list of the world's highest-paid actors, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 21, 2019

Two injured as gunmen ambush French rapper Booba's video shoot
At least two people were injured after gunmen ambushed a video shoot involving French rapper Booba, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest incidence of violence marring the suburbs of Paris.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 20, 2019

James Bond movie gets a title - 'No Time to Die'
The new James Bond film finally has a title - "No Time to Die" - and an April 2020 release date, producers announced on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 20, 2019

Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves
A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 19, 2019

Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences
For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 18, 2019

Box Office: 'Good Boys' Leads Crowded Weekend With $21 Million
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The Bean Bag Boys, the self-appointed nickname for the trio of best friends in Universal's "Good Boys," are conquering much more than sixth grade. They are also leading the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and collecting $21 million on opening weekend.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 17, 2019

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on
Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 16, 2019

'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79
"Easy Rider" actor Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, died on Friday at age 79 after suffering respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family said in a statement.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 16, 2019

Sheeran design Heinz Ketchup bottle sells for 1,500 pounds
Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816).

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 16, 2019

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date
A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart
Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering 2 women, including Ashton Kutcher's date
A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including a date of actor Ashton Kutcher, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit
Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

Man found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date
A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including a date of actor Ashton Kutcher, and attempting to murder a third victim.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

FCC fines ABC $395,000 over 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' emergency alert tones
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday said Walt Disney Co's ABC unit has agreed to pay a $395,000 civil penalty after an October 2018 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" used a simulated wireless alert tone.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis
With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 15, 2019

'Recreating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart
Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 14, 2019

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital
American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 14, 2019

A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 14, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault by a Stockholm court on Wednesday but was spared time in prison after a high-profile trial that led President Donald Trump to question the fairness of Sweden's legal system.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD
Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl
American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl
American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer
Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo
The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, who described the claims as inaccurate.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2019

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture
Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 12, 2019

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction
A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 12, 2019

Cosby's lawyers, claiming unfair trial, seek to overturn his sex assault conviction
Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that deprived him of a fair trial.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 12, 2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy
South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter".

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 11, 2019

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel 'fury into hope'
In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 10, 2019

Hollywood studio cancels 'The Hunt' movie release after criticism
Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2019

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism
The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2019

Exclusive: Robert Durst's attorneys take aim at filmmakers behind 'The Jinx' in murder case
Attorneys for real estate scion Robert Durst, charged in Los Angeles with murdering his confidante Susan Berman in 2000, have asked a judge to declare that prosecutors had a very close working relationship with filmmakers behind an HBO documentary series who uncovered key evidence in the case.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2019

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over 'Kinky Boots' finale
Cyndi Lauper has settled a lawsuit by songwriter Benny Mardones that accused her of lifting elements of his song "Into the Night" for the finale of her 2013 Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots," according to a court filing.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2019

Hollywood star Gere visits stranded migrants on Open Arms ship
American actor Richard Gere on Friday visited 121 migrants stranded for the past week on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean, as the European Union's executive urged member countries to show solidarity in finding a solution.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2019

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo
Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2019

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album cover photo
Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles were photographed on it, creating one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2019

The Beatles' iconic Abbey Road cover shot 50 years ago today
Fifty years ago today The Beatles were photographed crossing a leafy street in north London, creating one of the most famous album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car
Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return
The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

TV's Emmy Awards, like Oscars, will do without a host
Producers of the Emmy Awards telecast next month have decided to do without a host so the show can devote more time to celebrating popular series that have recently ended, an executive with Fox, the network that will broadcast the show, said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

Half of British homes subscribe to a TV streaming service
Nearly half of British homes subscribe to a streaming service such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV or Disney Life, as traditional TV viewing continues to decline, according to media regulator Ofcom.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards
China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2019

China suspends movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards
China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden Horse Awards this year, without giving a reason.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2019

China suspends mainland movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards
China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden Horse Film Festival this year, without giving a reason.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2019

U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash land at Danish airport
A private aircraft carrying members of U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed, concert promoter Live Nation Norway said.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 05, 2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor
Singer R. Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor, stemming from an encounter that occurred at Minneapolis hotel room in 2001, the chief prosecutor of Hennepin County, Minnesota, said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 04, 2019

Box Office: 'Hobbs & Shaw' finishes in first place with $60 million
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Universal's "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" crossed the box office finish line in first place, debuting with $60.8 million from 4,253 North American locations.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 04, 2019

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists
Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Trump cheers as rapper A$AP Rocky freed in Swedish assault case
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his friends were released from custody in Sweden on Friday three days into their highly publicised assault trial, a development hailed by President Donald Trump who had tried to intervene in the case.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film
The critically acclaimed new movie "The Peanut Butter Falcon" took an unusual path to Hollywood and has made an unlikely star of Zack Gottsagen, an actor who has Down syndrome.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Judge releases A$AP Rocky from custody until assault trial verdict
The Swedish judge in the assault trial of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage ordered that the three men be released from custody on Friday until the verdict.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Trump: U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is returning to U.S. after release from jail
Rapper A$AP Rocky is on his way back to the United States after being released from jail in Sweden, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to New York sex trafficking charges
Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in New York on Friday to charges that he ran a criminal scheme in which he recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him, isolating them and often controlling what they ate and when they went to the bathroom.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

'I'm into charity work': A$AP Rocky says he would accept community service
A Swedish prosecutor called on Friday for six-month jail terms for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two members of his entourage for beating up a 19-year-old man after an argument in Stockholm, in a case that has aroused the anger of President Donald Trump.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for six-month jail term for rapper A$AP Rocky
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage should each face six-month jail terms for throwing a 19-year-old man to the ground and kicking and punching him after an argument in Stockholm, the prosecutor in the assault case said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Readers line up for copy of British Vogue edited by UK's Duchess Meghan
Royal-loving readers queued up on Friday to buy the new edition of the British Vogue magazine which was guest edited by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry.

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Aug 02, 2019

Assault trial witnesses say did not see A$AP Rocky hit teenager with bottle
Witnesses told a Swedish court on Friday they did not see U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky or his friends hit a 19-year-old man with a bottle during a fight in Stockholm.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

Singer R. Kelly makes first New York court appearance on sex trafficking charges
Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty in New York on Friday to charges that he ran a criminal scheme in which he recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him, isolating them and often controlling what they ate and when they went to the bathroom.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's Stockholm assault trial enters final scheduled day
The trial in Sweden of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky on a charge of assault went into what is likely to be its final day on Friday, with the 30-year-old and two of his entourage facing up to two years in prison if they are found guilty.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2019

Katy Perry and record label hit with $2.7 million copyright judgment
A Christian rapper was awarded $2.7 million on Thursday by a Los Angeles jury that found that Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" contained a musical passage from one of his songs.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2019

A$AP Rocky's assault trial enters final scheduled day
The trial of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky on a charge of assault will go into what could be its final day on Friday with the 30-year-old and two of his entourage facing up to two years in prison if they are found guilty.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2019

Laughter in dark places at most international Edinburgh Festival yet
The world's biggest celebration of the performing arts begins on Friday in Edinburgh, with its most international line-up yet grappling with issues every bit as weighty as those that set the tone for the city's first festival in 1947.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he tried to avoid Stockholm fight
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky told a Swedish court on Thursday he had tried to avoid the fight in downtown Stockholm that landed him in custody and facing a charge of assault.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing
A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks'
The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially canceled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks."

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival officially canceled
The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival, which had been planned for August, has been officially canceled, organizers said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

Judge narrows Woody Allen lawsuit against Amazon for quitting movie deal
A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday narrowed Woody Allen's $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 already completed.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2019

Hal Prince, producer of some of Broadway's biggest hits, dead at 91
Harold "Hal" Prince, who won a record 21 Tony Awards as producer and director of some of Broadway's biggest hits of the second half of the 20th century including "The Phantom of the Opera," "West Side Story," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Cabaret" and "Evita," died on Wednesday at age 91.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2019

Miley Cyrus latest star to abandon Woodstock 50
Miley Cyrus was reported on Tuesday to have pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival, joining a string of other big names who say they will no longer take part in the official event meant to mark the anniversary of the landmark 1969 music festival.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2019

Mashrou' Leila concert in Lebanon canceled after church pressure
Lebanon's Byblos festival has canceled a concert by the indie rock band Mashrou' Leila "to prevent bloodshed" after calls from church leaders accusing the band of blasphemy and death threats on social media.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky kicked and punched me, teenager tells Swedish court
A teenager told a Swedish court on Tuesday that he was kicked and punched by U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage during an altercation outside a hamburger restaurant in Stockholm last month.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2019

Lebanon festival cancels Mashrou' Leila show after religious pressure
Lebanon's Byblos festival has canceled a concert by Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila which was set for next week after calls from church leaders who accused the group of blasphemy.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty in Stockholm assault case
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a charge of assault on the first day of a trial in Sweden that has drawn international attention and prompted President Donald Trump to intervene on the artist's behalf.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 29, 2019

A$AP Rocky goes on trial in Stockholm
U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will appear in a Swedish court on Tuesday for the first day of his trial for assault that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 28, 2019

Box Office: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Starts Strong With $40 Million, 'Lion King' Remains Victorious
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Disney's "The Lion King" might still rule everything the light touches, but Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" certainly held its own this weekend at the domestic box office.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 28, 2019

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses
Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case in Southeast Asia.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 27, 2019

'Transparent' musical finale aims for upbeat send-off after star's exit
Groundbreaking TV show "Transparent" will end with a musical episode in which the Pfefferman family grapples with the death of the character played by Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star fired after accusations of sexual misconduct.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

'Four Weddings' gets a reboot, without the floppy-haired British guy
Imagine "Four Weddings and a Funeral" without Hugh Grant?

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series
The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop community.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of Woodstock 50 music festival
Rap superstar Jay-Z has pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 music festival that is supposed to take place next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent
Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

Top world film makers to honor 25th Sarajevo film festival
Some of the world's top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August, the festival director said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over US rapper charges, saying courts independent
Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

A Minute With: Jason Statham and Idris Elba on 'Fast & Furious' spin-off
Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham return as agent Hobbs and outcast Shaw in "Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw", their own spin-off in the hugely successful film franchise.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2019

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm
Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2019

'Brady Bunch' cast hangs wood paneling and beaded curtains to remake TV home
A renovation of the house seen in classic TV show "The Brady Bunch" meticulously replicates the famous wood-paneled living room, the orange and green kitchen and even Greg's groovy attic, actors from the series said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2019

Actor Janice Dickinson's defamation suit against Bill Cosby settled by insurer
Actor Janice Dickinson reached a settlement with Bill Cosby"s insurance company on Thursday, ending a civil lawsuit she filed against the comedian after his representatives disputed her account that he had raped her, her lawyer said on Thursday.

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