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Reuters Entertainment
Jan 20, 2019

'Green Book' boosts Oscar odds with big win at Producers Guild Awards
In a surprise win on Saturday, Hollywood producers named "Green Book" the best film of 2018, boosting its profile just days before nominations are announced for the annual Academy Awards.

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Jan 18, 2019

Gladys Knight defends decision to sing U.S. anthem at Super Bowl
Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used the pre-game tradition to protest racial injustice.

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Jan 18, 2019

Catherine Deneuve to part with Saint Laurent gowns at auction
A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 are among dozens of glamorous gowns up for auction next week in Paris, where the French actress is due to part with her Yves Saint Laurent collection.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 18, 2019

Sony's RCA parts ways with R. Kelly after abuse uproar: media reports
R. Kelly has parted ways with the Sony Music-owned RCA record label, Billboard magazine and Variety reported on Friday, and he no longer appears on the roster of artists on RCA's website.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2019

Netflix movie 'Bird Box' draws 80 million viewers; no data for 'Roma'
Netflix Inc on Thursday said more than 80 million member households will have watched its thriller movie "Bird Box" in its first four weeks, but the streaming giant gave no viewing data for Oscar hopeful "Roma."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2019

Luxury leader LVMH planning fashion brand with Rihanna: report
Louis Vuitton parent owner LVMH is developing a luxury brand with singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the acquisitive group towards building a new fashion label from scratch, industry news site WWD reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2019

Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat
A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil's agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2019

BritBox streaming service grows by catering to U.S. women over 45
BritBox, a streaming service that brings British television to the United States, has attracted more than 500,000 subscribers thanks to growing interest from women over 45 in cities across the country, the company said on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2019

'Better than ever,' Paris Jackson dismisses treatment report
Paris Jackson, the only daughter of late singer Michael Jackson, on Wednesday played down reports that she is undergoing treatment, saying she is "happy, healthy, and better than ever."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2019

Beyonce drops lawsuit over 'Feyonce' items
A lawsuit brought by Beyonce over the sale of "Feyonce" items to engaged couples has been dismissed at the singer's request, court documents showed on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2019

Singer Mariah Carey sues former executive assistant
Singer Mariah Carey on Wednesday sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2019

ABC documentary on Theranos features ex-CEO deposition tapes
A television documentary about the rise and fall of Theranos Inc will include deposition tapes from founder and former Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes and other key players in the downfall of the high-tech blood-testing company.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2019

Rihanna sues dad to keep hands off her Fenty trademark
Rihanna has sued her father for trading on her Fenty brand name and suggesting that a business venture he set up in 2017 is associated with her.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2019

Carol Channing, Broadway's iconic 'Dolly,' dead at 97
Carol Channing, who won over audiences with her giddy, guileless charm in signature roles in Broadway's "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," died in her California home on Tuesday at the age of 97, according to her publicist.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2019

Spike Lee joins The Killers for protest video over Trump's planned wall
Rockers The Killers have teamed up with film director Spike Lee to make the music video for their latest song, "Land Of The Free", a protest against President Donald Trump's planned wall on the U.S.-Mexican border.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2019

Carol Channing, Broadway's 'Dolly,' dead at 97, publicist says
Carol Channing, who won over audiences with a giddy, guileless charm in trademark roles in "Hello Dolly" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," died on Tuesday at the age of 97, her publicist Harlan Boll said.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2019

U.S. actors accuse Oscar body of intimidation over awards presenters
The largest actors union in the United States on Monday accused the organizers of the Oscars of trying to intimidate celebrities not to present at rival award shows.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2019

UK royal Meghan reveals she's six months pregnant: media
Meghan Markle, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, told royal well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant but the royal couple do not know the gender of their first baby, British media reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2019

Norway police probe Jay-Z's Tidal over listening numbers
OSLO Reuters) - Norwegian police said on Monday they were investigating allegations that some listening numbers at Tidal Music, owned by Jay-Z, Beyonce and other stars, were artificially inflated.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2019

Top Bollywood director Hirani denies sexual assault allegations
Renowned Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a subordinate over a period of six months in 2018.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2019

Jon Snow - and death - take center stage in Game of Thrones trailer
Final Season is coming - and it's all about Jon Snow, and (just for a change) it portends death.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2019

Maroon 5 to play Super Bowl halftime show
Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at next month's Super Bowl in Atlanta in a show that will also feature rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi, the National Football League said on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2019

Box Office: 'The Upside' surprises at no. 1 with $19.5 million, 'Aquaman' smashes $1 billion
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a surprise box office victory, STX's "The Upside" doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat "Aquaman's" three-week reign in North America.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 12, 2019

Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and George Ezra among BRIT Awards nominees
Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month's BRIT Awards, Britain's annual pop music honors, in a list dominated by young talent.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2019

R. Kelly's attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary
An attorney for R&B singer R. Kelly on Friday called a new Lifetime documentary series a "for-profit hit piece," and said allegations of abuse by the Grammy-winning musician were a "complete fabrication."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 10, 2019

Jackson estate slams as 'pathetic' abuse claims in new documentary
Michael Jackson's estate on Thursday condemned on Thursday an upcoming documentary about alleged child sexual abuse by the late singer as another "outrageous and pathetic attempt" to cash in on his fame.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 10, 2019

Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy
Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator's heirs release a new edition of "Tintin in the Congo", a work from 1930 that draws accusations of racism.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 10, 2019

Lady Gaga says won't work again with singer R.Kelly
Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd's sex harassment claim against Weinstein
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Weinstein
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

Director M. Night Shyamalan merges past storylines in new movie 'Glass'
M. Night Shyamalan, the director known for his film-ending twists, brought his latest offering to London on Wednesday, comic book thriller "Glass" - a tale merging two of his previous movies.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

'I'm over it': Comedian Kevin Hart rules out hosting the Oscars
The actor Kevin Hart ruled out hosting this year's Oscars because he no longer had enough time to prepare for the show, days after saying he was evaluating his December decision to step down over criticism of past homophobic comments.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

On Woodstock's 50th anniversary, double the peace, love and music
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival, one of the watersheds of the 1960s counterculture movement, will be celebrated in August with two competing events.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

'I'm over it:' Comedian Kevin Hart rules out hosting the Oscars
The actor Kevin Hart ruled out hosting this year's Oscars because he no longer had enough time to prepare for the show, days after saying he was evaluating his December decision to step down over criticism of past homophobic comments.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

Costume drama 'The Favourite' leads BAFTA awards nominations
"The Favourite" led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Wednesday, with 12 nods for the costume drama that has already won its leading actress Olivia Colman critical acclaim and several prizes.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2019

'The Favourite' leads nominations for Britain's BAFTA awards
"The Favourite" led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Wednesday, with 12 nods for the costume piece that has already won its leading actress Olivia Colman several prizes.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2019

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial set for May
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2019

Margot Robbie to play Barbie in doll's first live-action film
Australian actress Margot Robbie is to play Barbie in the first live-action feature movie about the iconic and controversial doll, who has enjoyed multiple careers in her 60-year lifetime.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Fast cars and rickety bridges as 'The Grand Tour' returns
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May return for a third season of their thrill-seeking motor show "The Grand Tour", with plenty of fast cars and stunning scenery they hope will take viewers' minds off the real world.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Golden Globe TV audience slightly lower, but bucks awards show trend
The U.S. television audience for the 2019 Golden Globe awards fell about 2 percent, but a slew of popular movies and celebrities among the nominees helped the ceremony buck a trend that has seen much steeper declines for big entertainment events.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Golden Globe awards attracts 18.6 million TV viewers: NBC
More than 18 million Americans watched the Golden Globe movie and television awards ceremony on Sunday, just slightly down from last year's television audience, broadcaster NBC said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket
Former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey on Monday pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a bar in Nantucket more than two years ago, while a judge ordered the man to preserve his mobile phone data from the time.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Actor Spacey does not enter plea on sex assault charge in Nantucket
Former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey appeared in a Massachusetts court on Monday to face a criminal charge that he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man after plying him with alcohol at a bar in Nantucket more than two years ago.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

U.S. top court snubs actress de Havilland's suit against FX Networks
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider reviving a lawsuit by 102-year-old Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland accusing a Twenty-First Century Fox Inc unit of falsely portraying her in a miniseries about a famous Hollywood feud.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to build Legoland Park in South Korea
Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin Entertainments Plc has entered into a partnership agreement to build a Legoland theme park in South Korea, the company said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

Actor Kevin Spacey to face sex assault case in Nantucket courtroom
Former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is set to appear in a Massachusetts court on Monday to face a criminal charge that he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old male after plying him with alcohol at a bar in Nantucket more than two years ago.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

'Bohemian Rhapsody' takes upset win at Netflix-dominated Golden Globes
Queen musical "Bohemian Rhapsody" and U.S. segregation-era comedy "Green Book" took home the top Golden Globes on Sunday on a night of upsets that saw presumed favorite "A Star is Born" largely shut out, and big wins for Netflix .

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 07, 2019

TV's outgoing 'Americans,' newcomer 'Kominsky' take top Golden Globes
The final season of FX's Cold War-era spy thriller "The Americans" and newcomer "The Kominsky Method" from Netflix Inc captured the top television honors at Hollywood's Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

'Bohemian Rhapsody,' 'Green Book' win Golden Globes on night of upsets
The Golden Globes gave Queen musical "Bohemian Rhapsody" its top prize on Sunday in an unexpected victory over romance "A Star is Born," and named 1960s segregation-era roadtrip "Green Book" the best comedy or musical film.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Key winners at the 2019 Golden Globes
The Golden Globes for movies and television, chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were handed out at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Sunday, hosted by actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Jeff 'The Dude' Bridges gets Golden Globe lifetime award
Jeff Bridges, the rascally dude of cult classic "The Big Lebowski" and star of "Crazy Heart," was awarded the annual Golden Globe for lifetime achievement on Sunday after a 60-year career on film and television.

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Jan 06, 2019

Lady Gaga, 'Roma' shine at nice over nasty Golden Globes
Lady Gaga won the first of what is expected to be several Golden Globe awards for "A Star is Born" on Sunday, for her original song "Shallow."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Carol Burnett honored with eponymous Golden Globe award
Beloved American comedian Carol Burnett was presented on Sunday with the first-ever Golden Globe recognizing a lifetime career in television, an award that was named after her.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

'The Americans' wins TV Golden Globe in politics-light show
Cold War spy series "The Americans" and animated movie "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" carried off Golden Globe awards on Sunday in a mostly politics-free ceremony where nice triumphed over nasty.

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Jan 06, 2019

Lady Gaga goes old-school on color-filled Golden Globes red carpet
Bright colors were back on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday, with pop superstar Lady Gaga, dressed in lavender, leading a trend for old school glamor.

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Jan 06, 2019

Apple inks deal with Samsung to distribute iTunes shows on TVs
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said Sunday that it will add an app to its smart televisions in the coming months to let owners watch content bought on Apple Inc's iTunes service, a possible first sign Apple is looking to distribute its forthcoming television service on devices made by others.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Stars arrive at Golden Globes expected to crown Lady Gaga
Amy Adams, Glenn Close and "Crazy Rich Asians" star Michelle Yeoh walked the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday ahead of the annual Hollywood awards show, where pop singer Lady Gaga looks set to make a splash with her first movie role in "A Star is Born."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Box Office: 'Aquaman' swims to third straight victory, nears $1 billion globally
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Leave it to Jason Momoa and his perfectly tousled man bun to dominate box office charts for the third straight weekend. "Aquaman" easily retained its No. 1 spot, pulling in a solid $30 million for a domestic haul of $259 million.

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Jan 06, 2019

'A Star is Born' gives Lady Gaga chance to shine at Golden Globes
Pop superstar Lady Gaga looks set to crown her debut as a major movie actress on Sunday at a Golden Globes ceremony where romance "A Star is Born" could reap rewards.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 06, 2019

Factbox: Key film and TV nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes
The Golden Globes for movies and television, chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be presented at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Sunday, hosted by actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 04, 2019

Kevin Hart re-considering Oscars hosting role after DeGeneres backing
Kevin Hart, who stepped down as host of the Oscars following criticism over past anti-gay tweets, said he is evaluating his decision after popular comedian Ellen DeGeneres revealed she supported him in the role.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 04, 2019

Britney Spears suspends shows after dad 'almost died'
Britney Spears said on Friday she was pulling out of her upcoming Las Vegas concerts and other work commitments to be with her family after her father was taken ill.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 04, 2019

Kevin Hart re-considering Oscars hosting job after DeGeneres endorsement
Kevin Hart, who stepped down as host of the Oscars following criticism over past anti-gay tweets, said he is evaluating his decision after popular comedian Ellen DeGeneres revealed she supported him in the role.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 04, 2019

Hollywood ready to party in (possibly) Trump-free Golden Globes
The Golden Globes kick off the showbusiness awards season on Sunday with Hollywood apparently in the mood for a party, and with plenty to celebrate.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 03, 2019

Get the hankies out. Romance 'The Notebook' headed for Broadway
Romantic drama "The Notebook," which sparked a real-life love story between movie stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, is headed for Broadway as a musical.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 03, 2019

Hollywood's equality push fails to boost female film directors: study
Only 8 percent of Hollywood's top films in 2018 were directed by women, down from 11 percent the prior year, despite high-profile efforts to improve gender equality, a study released on Thursday showed.

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Jan 03, 2019

U.S. judge orders Ed Sheeran to face Marvin Gaye plagiarism lawsuit
A U.S. judge has rejected English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran's request to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of lifting from Marvin Gaye's 1973 classic "Let's Get It On" for his 2014 smash "Thinking Out Loud."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 03, 2019

Beyonce and Jay-Z help Paris Louvre to record number of visitors
A music video by Beyonce and Jay-Z set in the Louvre helped boost visitor numbers to a record 10.2 million last year, the most for any museum in history, the Louvre said on Thursday.

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Jan 03, 2019

'Black Panther' and 'Dunkirk' actors among BAFTA Rising Star nominees
"Black Panther" actress Letitia Wright and "Dunkirk" actor Barry Keoghan are among the five nominees for the 2019 EE Rising Star Award, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) said on Thursday.

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Jan 02, 2019

Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76
Singer Daryl Dragon, best known as "The Captain" of 1970s pop duo Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76, his publicist said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 02, 2019

Kim and Kanye expecting fourth child; West repeats support for Trump
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a fourth child - again using a surrogate, according to multiple media reports on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 02, 2019

Netflix pulls comedy show episode in Saudi Arabia
Netflix withdrew an episode of the comedy show "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" from its Internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after officials of the kingdom complained, the company said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 02, 2019

Netflix pulls comedy show episode in Saudi Arabia: media
Netfilx pulled an episode of the comedy show "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" from its Internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after kingdom officials complained, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 01, 2019

Italy's Uffizi demands return of Nazi-looted painting
Italy's Uffizi Galleries called on Germany on Tuesday to return a still-life painting by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum, which was looted by retreating Nazi troops in World War Two.

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Dec 31, 2018

China 2018 movie box office revenue growth slows
China's movie box office revenue rose 9 percent in 2018 to 60.98 billion yuan ($8.87 billion), state media reported, a slower pace than the 13.45 percent clocked for the previous year.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 31, 2018

Singer Jimmy Osmond suffers stroke during UK pantomime performance
U.S. pop singer Jimmy Osmond, who performed the chart-topping hit "Long-Haired Lover from Liverpool" as a child in 1972, has suffered a stroke and will take time away from the stage, a spokesperson for the singer said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 30, 2018

Box Office: 'Aquaman' stays strong with $51.5 million in second weekend
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Aquaman" easily retained its reign in North America for the second weekend in a row, dominating box office charts with $51.5 million from 4,125 locations.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 28, 2018

'Beyond sorry' Ariana Grande cancels Las Vegas concert
Ariana Grande has canceled a Las Vegas concert due to "health issues," the singer said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 28, 2018

World Rugby chairman Beaumont knighted in UK honors list
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognized in the British New Year's Honors list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 28, 2018

Cook, Thomas and Southgate honoured in UK New Year list
Britain has recognized its sporting stars in the Queen's New Year's honors list with a knighthood for cricketer Alastair Cook, and awards for Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, England soccer boss Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 28, 2018

Multigenerational 50th-anniversary Woodstock event set for 2019
Fifty years after the Woodstock music festival became one of the watersheds of hippie counterculture, an anniversary event will take place in August 2019 on the same field north of New York City.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 28, 2018

Britain's HMV faces the music as retailer calls in administrators
Music retailer HMV said it was calling in the administrators, blaming a worsening market for CDs and DVDs, to become the latest victim of brutal trading conditions in Britain's retail sector.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 27, 2018

Miley Cyrus confirms marriage to teen sweetheart Liam Hemsworth
Pop singer Miley Cyrus has confirmed her marriage to teen sweetheart, actor Liam Hemsworth, posting photos taken at their quiet family wedding on social media.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 27, 2018

Celine Dion, John Legend to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert
Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and John Legend will be among a host of singers to perform at a tribute concert for the late Aretha Franklin in January, the Recording Academy and other groups announced on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 26, 2018

Sister Wendy Beckett, nun and TV art critic, dies at 88
Sister Wendy Beckett, a nun and art historian who became an unlikely television star in Britain in the 1990s, died at the age of 88 on Wednesday, the BBC reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 24, 2018

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault in Massachusetts
Actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an 18-year-old boy at a Nantucket, Massachusetts, bar more than two years ago, the local district attorney said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 23, 2018

Box Office: 'Aquaman' debuts at No. 1 with $72 million, 'Mary Poppins Returns' beats 'Bumblebee'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jason Momoa's "Aquaman" is the King of the Seven Seas -- and now the box office. The DC adventure dominated in North America with a splashy $72 million debut, including previews.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 21, 2018

Prosecutors close Steven Seagal sex assault inquiry without charges
Los Angeles prosecutors said on Friday they were declining to bring a criminal case against actor Steven Seagal stemming from an allegation that he sexually assaulted a minor in 2002, citing California's statute of limitations.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 21, 2018

Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, dies at age 97
Audrey Geisel, the widow of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss and an avid promoter of his legacy, died this week at her California home at age 97, a representative confirmed on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 21, 2018

Rock and sausage roll: blogger dad's novelty song is UK Christmas no.1
Perennial chart-topper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas - to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 20, 2018

Will Ferrell promises smart jokes and slapstick in 'Holmes & Watson'
Comic actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite on the big screen on Christmas in the film "Holmes & Watson," a spoof of the famous stories about the legendary British detective duo.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 20, 2018

Movie maker Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss criminal case
A New York state judge on Thursday denied Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss criminal charges that he sexually assaulted two women, rejecting the movie producer's argument that the case was tainted by police and prosecutorial misconduct.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 20, 2018

Biopic tells Justice Ginsburg's story long before 'Notorious R.B.G'
Seven years ago, a nephew of Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked the U.S. Supreme Court justice to help him with a screenplay that would chronicle one of her early cases seeking equal rights for men and women.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 19, 2018

Inside the elephant at the heart of 'Circus 1903'
A roll-call of acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age of circus acts.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 19, 2018

EU boy band tells Brits the love isn't over, 'come back to us'
As Brexit rapidly approaches, a pro-European Union boy band has made its debut with a ballad to the British people pleading for them to "come back to us" because the love is not over.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 19, 2018

Paul McCartney, Emma Stone join on anti-bullying music video
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has teamed up with Oscar winner Emma Stone on the music video for his new single "Who Cares", a song he hopes will inspire youngsters to stand up to bullying.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 19, 2018

'Vice' movie explores U.S. Vice President Cheney's 'shadowy' rise to power
Shortly after the release of his 2015 Wall Street drama "The Big Short," writer and director Adam McKay was home sick with the flu and picked up a book about former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 18, 2018

Penny Marshall, 'Big' director and TV's 'Laverne,' dead at 75
Penny Marshall, who played an endearingly graceless character with a thick Bronx accent in U.S. television's "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died at 75, her publicist said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 18, 2018

George Lucas's film empire tops Forbes list of richest U.S. celebrities
Filmmaker George Lucas's "Star Wars" empire - the movie franchise, not Darth Vader's fictional galactic government - planted him firmly atop Forbes magazine's third annual ranking of the wealthiest U.S. celebrities which was released on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Dec 18, 2018

Penny Marshall, 'Big' director and TV's 'Laverne,' dead at 75: media
Penny Marshall, the endearingly graceless actress with the thick Bronx accent who starred on U.S. television's "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died at 75, the New York Daily News reported on Tuesday.

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