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Reuters Entertainment
Aug 14, 2018

Crazy rich on film, proud to be Asian
The film is called "Crazy Rich Asians," but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie.

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Aug 13, 2018

Hundreds hurt as Spanish festival boardwalk collapses into sea
Hundreds of people were hurt, two seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, local authorities said.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2018

Like 'The Wife,' Glenn Close says she's a late bloomer
Glenn Close may be known for playing strong, often ruthless women, but like her long subdued character in "The Wife" she says she's only just starting to feel comfortable in her own skin.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2018

Hundreds injured as Spanish festival platform collapses into sea
Hundreds of people were hurt, five seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, state television RTVE reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 13, 2018

Life on the edge: Scottish rapper probes UK wealth gap at Fringe
Scottish writer Darren McGarvey's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain's wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 12, 2018

Lebanese pop sensation reveals breast cancer battle in music video
Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness of a disease campaigners say can be a taboo topic of discussion in Lebanon.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 12, 2018

'The Meg' bites off strong $44.5 million debut
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "The Meg" devoured the competition at the domestic box office.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 11, 2018

With K-pop back in U.S. spotlight, Korean-American stars take hope
Tens of thousands of fans eagerly rode the wave of Korean pop or K-pop this weekend at a convention in Los Angeles, the world's entertainment capital, at a time when a boy band's success in America is giving new hope to many stars in the music genre.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 10, 2018

'Insatiable' TV cast rejects fat-shaming jibes but reviews are harsh
The cast of "Insatiable" defended their new television show against accusations of fat-shaming, but unusually harsh reviews suggest the U.S. series has more to worry about than the debate around weight and popularity.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 10, 2018

'Cold War' opens largest Sarajevo film festival
"Cold War", by Oscar-winning Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, will open the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) on Friday, the largest film competition and industry platform in a region stretching from Vienna to Istanbul.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 10, 2018

'Asian August' comes to Hollywood, but will it last?
Phil Yu is excited. The Los Angeles-based blogger saw an advance screening months ago of "Crazy Rich Asians" and now the first Hollywood movie in 25 years with an all-Asian cast is about to arrive in theaters along with two other predominantly Asian films.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2018

Los Angeles prosecutors review sex assault cases against actors Seagal, Anderson
The Los Angeles District Attorney's office said on Thursday that it was reviewing new sexual assault cases involving three celebrities: film producer Harvey Weinstein, action movie star Steven Seagal, and actor Anthony Anderson, the star of the television comedy series "Black-ish."

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2018

Spike Lee hopes Trump watches KKK film 'BlacKkKlansman'
Director Spike Lee says he wants U.S. President Donald Trump to see his new movie "BlacKkKlansman," an impassioned, tense but often funny movie about race relations in the United States across the decades.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2018

Cult movie 'Heathers' about U.S. high school set for re-release
When the dark comedy "Heathers" was released three decades ago it did not become a mainstream success, but the movie about four teenage girls at a U.S. high school achieved something cooler: it became a cult classic.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 09, 2018

Grammy-award winning singer Albita lights up Cuban version of Carmen
Grammy-award winning singer Albita Rodriguez is such a celebrated interpreter of Cuban music that when a new version of the opera Carmen was produced set in revolutionary Havana a role was created especially for her.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie spar over child support, house loan
Brad Pitt on Wednesday rebutted claims that he had failed to support his children and accused his estranged wife Angelina Jolie of trying to manipulate the media in their long drawn-out divorce.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Oscars move to honor 'popular' movies sparks swift backlash
The Oscars will introduce a new award for popular films and the annual ceremony will be limited to three hours, organizers said on Wednesday, in a bid to stave off slumping audiences for the movie industry's most prestigious honors.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Brad Pitt details millions spent supporting Jolie and kids
Brad Pitt on Wednesday rebutted claims that he had failed to support his children and accused his estranged wife Angelina Jolie of trying to manipulate the media in their long drawn-out divorce.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Oscars to honor popular movies, cut TV ceremony to three hours
The annual Oscars ceremony will recognize popular films and be limited to just three hours, organizers said on Wednesday, in a bid to stave off slumping audiences for the most prestigious honors in the movie industry.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Oscars to honor popular movies, cut TV ceremony to 3 hours
The annual Oscars ceremony will recognize popular films and be limited to just three hours, organizers said on Wednesday, in a bid to stave off slumping audiences for the most prestigious honors in the movie industry.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Oscars to create new award for popular movies, limit televised ceremony
The organizers of the Oscars said on Wednesday they would create a new award category for popular movies and limit the annual, televised ceremony to three hours.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians' looks beyond Asia to break Hollywood mold
"Crazy Rich Asians" may be the first Hollywood movie in 25 years with an all-Asian cast but the filmmakers hope it will be enjoyed by moviegoers of all backgrounds.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

'Communist' Frida Kahlo swept up in debate on cultural change in Hungary
Sixty-four years after her death, the personal life and politics of Frida Kahlo have come under scrutiny in Hungary.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 08, 2018

Escapism or activism? Resurgent youth channel MTV looks to do both
Youth-oriented MTV network is enjoying a resurgence on the back of reviving reality shows such as the raucous "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation".

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2018

Angelina Jolie wants divorce finalized by end of 2018
Angelina Jolie on Tuesday sought to move forward with her long and sometimes bitter divorce from Brad Pitt, which has yet to be finalized after almost two years.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2018

China denies entry to Disney's Winnie the Pooh film: source
Walt Disney Co's request to show "Christopher Robin," a movie that features the honey-loving bear Winnie the Pooh, has been denied by authorities in China, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2018

CTV buys Canadian rights for 'Roseanne' spin-off 'The Conners'
CTV has bought the Canadian rights for "The Conners," a spin-off of "Roseanne," the show that was canceled by U.S. network ABC in May after its creator sparked widespread outrage by tweeting a racial slur.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 07, 2018

Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories better
Transgender groups, supported by more than 40 television and movie production companies, on Tuesday urged Hollywood to do a better job of telling their stories on the big and small screen.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2018

Showtime chief says risk paid off with Sacha Baron Cohen TV show
The head of cable channel Showtime on Monday heaped praise on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, saying the risk of broadcasting his satirical new series had paid off and that he hoped there would be more.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2018

Beyonce embraces her curves in interview, cover shoot for Vogue
Beyonce has opened up about the difficult birth of her twins last year and how it changed her body, saying she has embraced her curves and was in no rush to get her old figure back.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2018

Screen legend Robert Redford is retiring from acting
Oscar winner Robert Redford will retire from acting following this autumn's release of his upcoming film "The Old Man & The Gun," the 81-year-old told Entertainment Weekly in a story published on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 06, 2018

Actress Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dead at 92
Charlotte Rae, the actress, singer and comedienne who won acclaim on Broadway and was best known for her starring role as a girls boarding school housemother on U.S. television's "The Facts of Life" from 1979 to 1986, has died at the age of 92.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 05, 2018

'Murphy Brown' revival to tackle sexual misconduct with #MurphyToo
Emmy-winning comedy "Murphy Brown" will return to CBS television for the first time in 20 years with an episode that addresses the #MeToo movement of women breaking their silence about sexual harassment, the series' creator said on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 05, 2018

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction
U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed "time to heal and focus on my sobriety" days after media reports said she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital suffering from a suspected overdose.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 05, 2018

Box Office: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Cruises Past 'Christopher Robin'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 05, 2018

Lebanon's glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times
Shakira and Elton played one-off concerts in Lebanon in recent months but the summer music festivals that helped make the country a cultural lodestar for the Arab world are struggling.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 04, 2018

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 04, 2018

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial after French airport brawl
French judges ruled on Saturday that two celebrity rappers should be held in custody ahead of their trial in a month's time following a brawl in the departure lounge of a Paris airport earlier this week.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 03, 2018

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked a New York judge on Friday to dismiss rape and sexual assault charges against him, releasing emails between one of his accusers and Weinstein they said were not shown to the grand jury that indicted him.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 03, 2018

Chris Rock to star in new season of FX crime drama 'Fargo'
Comedian Chris Rock will star in a fourth season of the FX network's Emmy-winning crime drama "Fargo" in a story about two 1950s crime families that have traded their eldest sons, the network announced on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2018

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sex assault case involving Backstreet Boys' Carter
The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said on Thursday that prosecutors were reviewing a sexual assault case involving Backstreet Boys' singer Nick Carter.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 02, 2018

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment allegations
The chief conductor at Amsterdam's renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, has been fired because of allegations of sexual harassment, the orchestra said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Aug 01, 2018

Liza Minnelli auction fetches superstar prices
Liza Minnelli's signature "Cabaret" bowler hat, boots and halter top vest fetched $81,250 at a Los Angeles auction, while her hand-annotated shooting script for the 1972 movie sold for $15,000, organizers Profiles in History said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2018

Anna Wintour to stay 'indefinitely' at Vogue, quashing exit rumors
Anna Wintour, the influential editor of Vogue magazine, is remaining in her job "indefinitely," publisher Conde Nast said on Tuesday, refuting rumors that she was on her way out after 30 years.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2018

L.A. prosecutors decline to pursue sex abuse charges against CBS CEO Moonves
Los Angeles prosecutors said on Tuesday that they had declined to pursue three accusations of sexual abuse against CBS Corp Chief Executive Les Moonves dating back to the 1980s because the statute of limitations had expired.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 31, 2018

Actor Alan Alda reveals Parkinson's diagnosis
Award-winning actor Alan Alda disclosed on Tuesday that he has Parkinson's disease, saying he did not want the revelation that he had the nervous system disorder to be told from "a sad point of view."

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 30, 2018

Lindsay Lohan to make U.S. TV comeback in MTV reality series
Lindsay Lohan, whose promising movie career crashed in a string of legal woes and substance abuse, is returning to U.S. television in a reality series about her night club ventures in Greece.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 29, 2018

Netflix teases 'fitting end' to defining series 'House of Cards'
A Netflix Inc executive promised on Sunday a "fitting end" to the streaming service's acclaimed political drama "House of Cards" but did not divulge how the series wrote out scandal-tainted star Kevin Spacey.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 29, 2018

'The Reports on Sarah and Saleem' Wins Best Picture in Durban
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com)-DURBAN - "The Reports on Sarah and Saleem," directed by Muayad Alayan, scooped best picture at the 39th Durban Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday night with an award ceremony at the Suncoast Cine Center complex.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 29, 2018

Box Office: 'Mission Impossible -- Fallout' rocketing to $59 million debut
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise's latest, "Mission: Impossible -- Fallout," is on its way to a No. 1 debut at the North American box office with an estimated $59 million.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 29, 2018

Polish avant-garde jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko dies at 76
Tomasz Stanko, a Polish trumpeter, composer and prominent figure in avant-garde and free jazz for decades, died on Sunday at the age of 76, the Polish Jazz Association said.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 27, 2018

YouTube plans original programing in India, Japan and other markets
Alphabet Inc's YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programing for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to try to draw new customers to its paid subscription service, a senior executive said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 27, 2018

Next 'Star Wars' to use old footage of late Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher will be featured in the next "Star Wars" movie, using previously unseen footage she recorded before her death, Walt Disney Co. studio said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 27, 2018

Footage of Carrie Fisher to feature in next 'Star Wars' movie
Late actress Carrie Fisher will be featured in the next "Star Wars" movie, using previously unseen footage she recorded for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," Walt Disney Co. studio said on Friday.

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Jul 26, 2018

TV's Roseanne says tweet 'cost me everything' but wasn't racist
Comedian Roseanne Barr apologized on Thursday for her controversial Twitter comment that caused the cancellation of her U.S. comedy show "Roseanne," but insisted she had been misunderstood and said the mistake "cost me everything."

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2018

Michelle Williams finds love, marries after Heath Ledger death
Actress Michelle Williams has quietly married, telling Vanity Fair magazine she never gave up on love after the death of her partner Heath Ledger 10 years ago.

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Jul 26, 2018

Kristen Stewart to star in new, female-directed 'Charlie's Angels'
"Charlie's Angels" are returning to the big screen next year for a third outing, this time with a female director and a multi-racial trio of women led by Kristen Stewart.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2018

'Girl Power' on show in London Spice Girls exhibition
From colorful platform boots to bed linen emblazoned with the faces of Posh, Scary, Sporty, Baby and Ginger, an array of Spice Girls memorabilia goes on show in a London exhibition this week dedicated to the famed girl band.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 26, 2018

Judge dismisses BBC bid to appeal Cliff Richard privacy ruling
A High Court judge has dismissed the BBC's attempt to appeal a ruling that it had breached the privacy of veteran singer Cliff Richard by televising a police raid on his house.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2018

'My Brilliant Friend' TV makers say no clue on identity of Ferrante
The makers of the upcoming TV series based on the Italian novel "My Brilliant Friend" said on Wednesday they still had no idea of the real identity of author Elena Ferrante despite more than two years working on the show with her.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2018

Facebook says will add Shaquille show, singing contest to video lineup
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it would debut an interactive reality show starring basketball star Shaquille O'Neal on a quest to open a restaurant, as the company looks to attract viewers to its Facebook Watch video service.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2018

Final 'Game of Thrones' season to air in first half of 2019
HBO will debut the final season of its international hit "Game of Thrones" in the first half of next year and it aims to start production on a prequel in 2019, a network executive said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2018

'Hamilton,' Cher to get Kennedy Center Honors
Singer and actress Cher, country music artist Reba McEntire and the creators of the Broadway hit, "Hamilton," will be celebrated at this year's Kennedy Center Honors, one of the country's highest recognitions for artists, the center said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 25, 2018

Venice Film Festival to host Netflix movies, unfinished Orson Welles work
From westerns to the space race and the latest offerings from Oscar-winning directors, this year's Venice Film Festival will present a rich line-up of premieres, including a host of Netflix movies and an unfinished Orson Welles work, the organizers said.

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Jul 25, 2018

Singer Demi Lovato awake after suspected overdose: media reports
U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato, who has spoken openly about her history of drug and alcohol abuse, is awake after she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday suffering from a suspected overdose, according to media reports.

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Jul 24, 2018

Media reports say singer Demi Lovato stable after suspected overdose
U.S. pop music star Demi Lovato, who has spoken openly about her history of drug and alcohol abuse, was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday suffering from a suspected overdose, according to media reports.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Amazon.com's film studio chief Ropell to depart
Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday said Jason Ropell, the executive in charge of its film division, plans to leave the company, in what could signal a shift toward commercial projects and away from independent films.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Amazon.com's film studio chief to depart
Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday said the executive in charge of its film studio, Jason Ropell, plans to leave the company, in what could signal a bigger shift from independent films to commercial projects.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Singer Demi Lovato reported stable after suspected overdose
Pop star Demi Lovato was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday due to a suspected overdose, according to media reports.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Singer Demi Lovato reported hospitalized for apparent heroin overdose
Pop star Demi Lovato was reportedly taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday due to a possible heroin overdose, celebrity website TMZ said.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Clinton, Powell, Albright to guest star in 'Madam Secretary'
Three former U.S. secretaries of state - Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright - will make guest appearances in October on political television drama "Madam Secretary," broadcaster CBS said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

Cosby is 'sexually violent predator': Pennsylvania panel
A Pennsylvania state advisory board recommended that Bill Cosby be deemed a "sexually violent predator," requiring that the convicted comedian undergo counseling as well as register as a sex offender for life, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Jul 24, 2018

Cosby is 'sexually violent predator': Pennsylvania board
A Pennsylvania state advisory board recommended that Bill Cosby be deemed a "sexually violent predator," which would require the convicted comedian to undergo lifetime counseling and register as a sex offender, prosecutors said in a court filing on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 24, 2018

How Cruise brings 'the Tom factor' to 'Mission: Impossible' stunts
The "Mission: Impossible" movie franchise has become synonymous with daring stunts where lead actor Tom Cruise climbs the highest building in the world or hangs off the side of a speeding plane.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 23, 2018

Trevor Noah faces backlash in Australia over offensive indigenous joke
Comedian Trevor Noah is facing calls for a boycott of his "Tour Down Under" over an offensive joke he told in 2013 calling all indigenous Australian women ugly, even after he acknowledged on Monday that he had done wrong.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 23, 2018

Spice Girls really really are reforming, says Mel B
British pop band The Spice Girls are getting back together again, band member Mel B said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 23, 2018

Gloria Estefan awarded Spain's gold medal for the arts
Gloria Estefan, the Cuban-American pop star who achieved worldwide fame in the 1980s, was honored by the Spanish government on Monday for her contribution to the arts.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 23, 2018

Meghan Markle's sister hints at appearing in UK Celebrity Big Brother show
The half-sister of Meghan Markle, who married Britain's Prince Harry in May, hinted on Monday she might go on the British celebrity version of the Big Brother reality show.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 22, 2018

Celebrating music, Britain to have 'National Album Day'
Britain is to have its first ever "National Album Day" this autumn, an event organizers hope music fans will celebrate annually to mark their appreciation of the format.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 22, 2018

Box Office: 'Equalizer 2' Narrowly Edges Past 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' to Land at No. 1
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a twist ending straight out of a movie, "The Equalizer 2" shot past "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' to steal the box office crown.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 21, 2018

Wand-waving Johnny Depp appears as 'Fantastic Beasts' character
Actor Johnny Depp gave Harry Potter fans a look at his coming portrayal of the pale and disheveled villain Grindelwald, delivering a monologue in character to a cheering audience at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday.

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Jul 21, 2018

Mystery surrounds Chris Pine return to 'Wonder Woman' film series
Actor Chris Pine surprised superhero fans with an appearance alongside "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot on Saturday but offered no explanation for how he will return to the film franchise following his character's fiery death in the last movie.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 21, 2018

Britain's Prince George celebrates his fifth birthday
A picture of a smiling Prince George was released by Britain's royal family on Saturday as Queen Elizabeth's great grandson, who is third in line to the throne, prepares to celebrate his fifth birthday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 21, 2018

Chic guitarist Rodgers gets back to his busking roots
Nile Rodgers, the guitarist and founding member of disco band Chic, got back to his busking roots in London on Saturday, delighting fans with stripped-down versions of some of his best-known songs.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 20, 2018

CBS announces four-part series of short 'Star Trek' episodes
CBS Corp's next voyage into the "Star Trek" universe will come in the form of a four-part series of 10-to-15-minute episodes released starting this fall on the CBS All Access streaming service, the network said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 20, 2018

Taylor Swift cast in movie version of 'Cats': Hollywood reports
Taylor Swift has been cast in a big screen version of the stage musical "Cats," in what will be the pop singer's biggest movie role so far, entertainment publications Variety and the Hollywood Reporter said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 20, 2018

Extradite accused killer of Chilean singer Victor Jara, daughter pleads
The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 20, 2018

'Breaking Bad' creator teases crossover with 'Better Call Saul'
The casts of television shows "Breaking Bad" and its spinoff "Better Call Saul" united at the annual Comic-Con festival in San Diego ahead of what producers teased as a screen crossover for some characters later this year.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 20, 2018

Oasis return? Liam Gallagher urges end to estrangement from brother
Singer Liam Gallagher wants to reconcile with his brother and former Oasis bandmate, Noel, almost 10 years after the famous British rock group split.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

Widower of Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough wins legal battle over her estate
The widowed husband of Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose 1977 best-selling novel The Thorn Birds became a smash hit television miniseries, has won a bitter legal dispute over her estate after a court found in his favor on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

Bodysuits, boots and masks galore as Comic-Con opens in San Diego
There were bodysuits, boots and masks galore in San Diego as thousands of comic, superhero and anime fans flocked to the opening of Comic-Con on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

Four men indicted in murder of Florida rapper XXXTentacion
A grand jury has indicted four men in the June murder of up-and-coming rapper XXXTentacion in Florida, officials said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

First female 'Doctor Who' calls role 'an absolute joy'
British actress Jodie Whittaker made her public debut on Thursday as the first female "Doctor Who," saying casting a woman to lead the long-running sci-fi television series was inevitable.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

What's your favorite ABBA song? 'Mamma Mia!' cast share their picks
From the upbeat "Waterloo" to the lesser known "When I Kissed The Teacher", the "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" cast belt out an array of ABBA songs in the highly anticipated film, which comes out this week.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

Singer Tom Jones, 78, cancels UK shows due to bacterial infection
Welsh singer Tom Jones, 78, has been taken to hospital with a bacterial infection, forcing him to cancel shows in Britain.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 19, 2018

Moon landing drama 'First Man' to open Venice Film Festival
Space drama "First Man", which looks at the mission of U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to become the first man to walk on the moon, will open this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 18, 2018

'The Crown' offers fans glimpse of new cast as royals
Fans of "The Crown", one of the most expensive television series ever produced, have been given a sneak peak of actress Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in the third season of the drama that chronicles Britain's royal family.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 18, 2018

BBC to pay damages to Cliff Richard over police raid, says press freedom at risk
British singer Cliff Richard won substantial damages on Wednesday after London's High Court ruled the BBC had breached his privacy by televising a police raid on his house which he said had left him feeling violated.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 18, 2018

BBC to pay damages to Cliff Richard for televising police raid
British singer Cliff Richard won 210,000 pounds ($273,735) in damages on Wednesday after London's High Court ruled the BBC had breached his privacy by televising a raid on his house which he said damaged his reputation and left him feeling violated.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 18, 2018

Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit
A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country's leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care.

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