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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Jul 18, 2018

'Saturday Night Live' pulled in China amid crackdown on content
China's version of U.S. broadcaster NBCUniversal's satire show "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) has temporarily been pulled from a domestic video site, amid a crackdown on content ranging from online blogs to livestreamed video.

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Jul 17, 2018

TV streaming services overtake pay-TV in Britain: Ofcom
The number of Britons subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky's NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 17, 2018

Kurt Cobain's daughter says time for U.S. to get over mental health taboo
Kurt Cobain's daughter said on Tuesday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century after her rock star father took his own life.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 17, 2018

Two Eds better than one: Two Ed Sheerans seen in Berlin but real Ed stays away
Fans of British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran could not believe their eyes when they came to the unveiling of his wax figure in Berlin's Madame Tussauds and saw him - or at least what they believed to be him - emerging from a limousine.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 17, 2018

China big-budget fantasy epic pulled after box office flop
A Chinese blockbuster hopeful backed by Alibaba Pictures Group and with a reported budget of over $100 million, was abruptly pulled from cinemas after a lackluster opening weekend at the box office.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

China big-budget movie pulled after box office flop
A Chinese blockbuster hopeful, backed by Alibaba Pictures Group and with a reported budget of over $100 million, has been abruptly pulled from cinemas in the country after sinking on its opening weekend at the box office.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

U.S. politician denounces as 'sick fraud' Baron Cohen TV guns prank
A Republican congressman filmed for Sacha Baron Cohen's satirical television series who appeared to back a fictitious scheme to train toddlers to use guns said on Monday that he was the victim of "a sick fraud."

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

'Mamma Mia!' sing-along returns with star-studded sequel premiere
Amid olive trees and plenty of ABBA tunes, the musical world of "Mamma Mia" took over a London theater on Monday for the film sequel's world premiere with Oscar winner Meryl Streep and pop diva Cher among the attendees.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

Johnny Depp and ex-managers settle lawsuit over finances
"Pirates of the Caribbean" star Johnny Depp and his former business managers have settled dueling lawsuits over his business affairs, Depp's representatives said on Monday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

Cardi B crowns break-out year with leading 10 MTV VMA nominations
Rapper Cardi B earned a leading 10 nominations on Monday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), reflecting a break-out year that has seen her become one of the industry's most successful and sought-after performers.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 16, 2018

Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers
American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 15, 2018

Box Office: 'Skyscraper' Gets Rocky Start as 'Hotel Transylvania 3' Checks In at No. 1
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It turns out Dwayne Johnson was no match for Dracula and company.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 15, 2018

Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup
Hollywood actor and singer Will Smith performed the soccer World Cup's official song "Live It Up" in the tournament's closing ceremony in Moscow on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 15, 2018

U.S. lawmakers shown backing fake kindergarten gun scheme in Sacha Baron Cohen satire
In Sacha Baron Cohen's provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 14, 2018

Supermodel Kate Upton pregnant with first child
Supermodel and actress Kate Upton took to Instagram on Saturday to show off a new addition: her baby bump.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 14, 2018

Jamie Cullum brings new material to Montreux, takes a jab at Trump
British singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum mixed classics with new material at Montreux Jazz Festival, telling the crowd he was happy to be away from London during a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 14, 2018

Nancy Sinatra, first wife of star Frank Sinatra dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra, the first wife of the late, legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra, died Friday at the age of 101, her daughter, also named Nancy Sinatra, said in an internet tweet.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Woman charged in L.A. with hacking email of pop star Selena Gomez
A 22-year-old woman who prosecutors say hacked into the email accounts of pop star Selena Gomez and posted online photos she found there has been charged with identity theft and fraud, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role after LGBT backlash
Scarlett Johansson on Friday pulled out a movie in which she was cast to play a transgender character following a backlash from the LGBT community.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Shakira sings at 'magical' cedars of Lebanon, land of her ancestors
Shakira performed at the ancient cedars of Lebanon on Friday in a mountaintop concert in the land of her ancestors.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Acclaimed "Downton Abbey" TV series to be turned into a movie
A movie is to be made of "Downton Abbey", the award-winning television period drama about a British household in the early 20th century, and the original stars will reunite for the project.

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Jul 13, 2018

McQueen thriller 'Widows' to open London Film Festival
British director Steve McQueen will open his first major feature since "12 Years a Slave" won an Oscar in 2013 when thriller "Widows" kicks off the BFI London Film Festival in October.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Netflix taken to court in India over portrayal of former PM
An Indian politician has taken streaming giant Netflix to court, asking that it delete "offensive scenes" and derogatory remarks about former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in its first Indian original series.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 13, 2018

Young Portuguese inmates sing Mozart opera on way to freedom
Inmates from one of Portugal's biggest youth prisons took to the stage at a prominent Lisbon music venue this week to perform Mozart's 'Così fan tutte' - a unique initiative using opera to reintegrate prisoners back into society and reduce reoffences.

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Jul 12, 2018

Returning hits 'Will & Grace,' 'Roseanne' shut out of best comedy Emmy race
Two high-profile revivals of broadcast network hits from yesteryear - "Will & Grace" and "Roseanne" - were shut out of this year's contest for best comedy series as Emmy voters mostly embraced newer offerings from cable-TV and streaming platforms.

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Jul 12, 2018

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' premieres in Paris
The sixth installment of spy movie franchise "Mission: Impossible", which sees actor Tom Cruise leap from a military plane 25,000 feet above Paris, premiered on Thursday in the French capital.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 12, 2018

Actors, TV show creators proud, honored, thrilled by Emmy nods
Actors, writers and directors reacted with gratitude, pride, awe and happiness after being nominated for Emmy Awards, television's top awards, on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 12, 2018

Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules
HBO's medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations for the Emmy Awards on Thursday that spanned satire to the supernatural, but streaming service Netflix knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as the network with the most nods.

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Jul 12, 2018

'Game of Thrones' leads Emmy nods, but Netflix dethrones HBO as leader
HBO's medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations on Thursday for television's Emmy awards but booming streaming service Netflix knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as the network with the most nods.

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Jul 12, 2018

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' leads nominations for television's Emmy awards
HBO's medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations on Thursday for the Emmy awards, the highest honors in television.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 12, 2018

Factbox: Key nominations for the 2018 Emmy awards
Nominations for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in television, were announced on Thursday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 12, 2018

'Mission: Impossible-Fallout' premieres in Paris on Thursday
The sixth instalment of spy franchise "Mission: Impossible", which sees actor Tom Cruise leaping from a military plane at 25,000 feet over Paris, premieres on Thursday in the French capital, where much of the movie takes place.

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Jul 11, 2018

Sacha Baron Cohen's U.S. TV show disrupts ahead of first broadcast
Provocative British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's new television show is making headlines in the United States even before its first episode is aired, with conservative figures Sarah Palin and Joe Walsh saying they were duped by him.

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Jul 11, 2018

Lip gloss boss: Kylie Jenner to be youngest self-made billionaire
Reality TV star Kylie Jenner is on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States thanks to the booming cosmetics company she launched two years ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday.

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Jul 11, 2018

Rapper Cardi B gives birth to girl with husband Offset
Rapper Cardi B has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, with her rapper husband Offset, according to an announcement she posted to Instagram on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 10, 2018

Tramway to the stars? Studio proposes skyway to Hollywood sign
The famed Hollywood sign, worldwide symbol of Los Angeles, could be easier to reach if a proposal for a mile-long aerial tramway up the mountains gets the go-ahead.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 10, 2018

'Indiana Jones 5' delayed again, until 2021
Harrison Ford's big screen return as adventurer Indiana Jones has been pushed back until 2021, Walt Disney Co announced on Tuesday, two years after the fifth movie in the action franchise was first scheduled to be released.

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Jul 10, 2018

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa
The American actor and director George Clooney was injured in a scooter accident on the Italian island of Sardinia where he is working on a miniseries, Italian media reported on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 09, 2018

Star of 'Borat' and 'Bruno' returns satirical gaze to U.S.
Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who ridiculed Kazakhstan and Middle America in "Borat" and satirized the fashion industry in "Bruno," is heading back to television for the first time in a decade with a comedy series about the United States.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 09, 2018

Drake's 'Scorpion' shatters global records with one billion streams
Canadian rapper Drake shattered records with his new album "Scorpion," which became the first to score one billion streams in its first week and also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album charts.

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Jul 09, 2018

Incredibles 2 film shows fantastic vs the ordinary, says actress Holly Hunter
The plot of the new Incredibles movie features a heroine whose life swings between high adventure and humdrum normality, American actress Holly Hunter, who plays Helen, otherwise known as Elastigirl, said on Monday.

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Jul 09, 2018

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought against him, and his attorney said he expects further charges to follow.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 09, 2018

Movie mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex assault charges
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought against him.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 09, 2018

Hollywood mogul Weinstein due in court in third sex assault case
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected in a Manhattan courtroom on Monday to face charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought against him.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 08, 2018

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports
Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to U.S. media reports on Sunday.

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Jul 08, 2018

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert
The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger took a swipe at the Polish government's judicial overhaul at a concert in Warsaw on Sunday, adding his voice to a chorus of critics who say the changes go against democratic standards.

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Jul 08, 2018

Box Office: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Marches to $76 Million Launch
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Ant-Man and the Wasp" squashed the competition at the domestic box office.

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Jul 07, 2018

Polanski's wife says 'Non merci!' to Oscars' academy invite
Actress Emmanuelle Seigner on Sunday rejected an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in a column in which she slammed the "hypocrisy" of a group that expelled her husband Roman Polanski two months ago.

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Jul 06, 2018

Confusion in L.A. court over affairs of Marvel legend Stan Lee
A Los Angeles judge on Friday dissolved a temporary restraining order on a business manager accused of elder abuse against Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, saying she was unsure who was authorized to represent Lee.

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Jul 06, 2018

Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery
British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello announced on Friday he was cancelling the remainder of his European tour after revealing he had undergone surgery for cancer.

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Jul 05, 2018

Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith's Joe Perry brought vintage rock to the mythic stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, performing as the Hollywood Vampires for a sellout crowd.

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Jul 05, 2018

'Sacred Games' marks Netflix debut into Indian original series
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix's first Indian original series makes its debut on Friday, the first of a slate of new shows aimed at the vast Bollywood entertainment market.

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Jul 05, 2018

French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, creator of 'Shoah', dies at 92
PARIS (Reuters) - French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film "Shoah", a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age of 92, his publishers Gallimard said on Thursday.

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Jul 04, 2018

Netflix turns to Bollywood to script India growth story
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc premiered its first original series in India in a sheen of Bollywood glitter on Wednesday, upping the stakes in its battle with streaming rival Amazon Prime for a chunk of the country's more than 1 billion potential viewers.

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Jul 04, 2018

Content-hungry bidders circle 'Big Brother' maker Endemol
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Several bidders, including Liberty Global, are preparing offers for TV production company Endemol Shine, maker of classic reality show 'Big Brother' and the dystopian 'Black Mirror' dramas, before an initial deadline next week.

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Jul 03, 2018

Graceful but lethal 'Wasp' joins Marvel forces in new film adventure
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Long before filming began, actress Evangeline Lilly had an idea of the fighting style she wanted to display with her Marvel superhero character, the Wasp.

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Jul 03, 2018

Oprah Winfrey reiterates she will not run for president
LONDON (Reuters) - American television mogul Oprah Winfrey has reiterated she will not run for president, saying it would "kill" her, drawing a line over speculation about a potential 2020 bid.

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Jul 03, 2018

Armani glams up fashion week with lashings of gold and bubblegum pink
PARIS (Reuters) - Black and gold trouser suits and dreamy gowns laced with velvet or overflowing with feathers led the parade of evening wear glamor at Italian designer Giorgio Armani's Haute Couture show in Paris on Tuesday.

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Jul 03, 2018

Chanel recreates stroll down the Seine in catwalk ode to Paris
PARIS (Reuters) - Models strutted past Parisian landmarks, including the green book stalls that line the river Seine, at Chanel's fashion show on Tuesday, as the luxury label mocked up an entire cityscape to present its latest Haute Couture collection.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 02, 2018

Harvey Weinstein charged with assaulting third woman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Manhattan district attorney on Monday announced new criminal charges against film producer Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of sexually assaulting a third woman in addition to the two mentioned in earlier charges.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 02, 2018

Manhattan prosecutor brings new charges against Harvey Weinstein
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Manhattan district attorney on Monday announced new criminal charges against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who had been charged with rape and a criminal sexual act in May.

Reuters Entertainment
Jul 01, 2018

Box Office: 'Sicario 2,' 'Uncle Drew' Overperform as 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Repeats No. 1
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though new entries "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" and "Uncle Drew" scored higher debuts than expected, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" still reigns supreme at the domestic box office.

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Jun 29, 2018

Drake on course to smash streaming records with 'Scorpion'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Canadian rapper Drake, the world's best-selling artist of 2016, looked on course to set records tumbling again on Friday with his soul-baring new album "Scorpion," in which he reveals he is a father.

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Jun 29, 2018

Quincy Jones honored as Montreux Jazz Festival kicks off
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Quincy Jones, the legendary American music producer, was honored on Friday at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the annual event where he served as co-director in the 1990s and continues to be a regular feature.

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Jun 29, 2018

Singer James Arthur urges more mental health support in music
LONDON (Reuters) - More support should be given to music artists dealing with mental health problems and singers, DJs and musicians should talk more openly about their concerns, British singer-songwriter James Arthur has said.

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Jun 28, 2018

'Proud to be a Jackson': Paris Jackson thanks grandfather Joe
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's daughter has paid an emotional tribute to her grandfather Joe, posting a photo showing her holding his hand during his final hours and saying he made her and others "proud to be a Jackson."

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Jun 28, 2018

'Bowie Bonds' creator sues Ed Sheeran for copying Marvin Gaye hit
NEW YORK (Reuters) - English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was sued on Thursday for at least $100 million for allegedly copying large parts of Marvin Gaye's classic "Let's Get It On" for his smash hit "Thinking Out Loud."

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Jun 28, 2018

Sling TV introduces 'a la carte' channels, raises base package price
(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp's Sling TV said on Thursday it would allow viewers to buy Showtime, sports events and other TV channels without a subscription to the No. 1 online streaming service, as it seeks new revenue sources to deal with growing competition.

Reuters Entertainment
Jun 28, 2018

Independent record labels get boost from streaming music services
(Reuters) - For decades, independent record labels have dreamed that if only they had the massive budgets to get their artists in front of music fans, the fans would love the music - and maybe even choose it over offerings from major record labels.

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Jun 27, 2018

China issues new rules to stop movie stars evading tax: Xinhua
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will take action to curb tax evasion and control "unreasonable" rates of pay in the film industry, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Wednesday, citing a notice issued by China's film and tax regulators.

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Jun 27, 2018

Film producer sentenced to prison for U.S. investment fraud
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A California movie producer who headed a boutique merchant bank was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday, following his conviction for defrauding investors out of $26 million.

Reuters Entertainment
Jun 27, 2018

Hugh Grant on marriage: 'a nice cozy thing to do'
(Reuters) - Hugh Grant, the British actor who finally succumbed to marriage after decades of deriding it, said he tied the knot for a good reason.

Reuters Entertainment
Jun 27, 2018

Dogs have their day at 'Patrick' film premiere
LONDON (Reuters) - Dogs took center stage at the premiere of British family comedy "Patrick" on Wednesday with the film's star pug leading the pack at the canine-friendly screening of the movie.

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Jun 27, 2018

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical dynasty, dead at 89
(Reuters) - Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, U.S. media reported on Wednesday.

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Jun 27, 2018

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical dynasty, dead at 89: media
(Reuters) - Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, CNN reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jun 26, 2018

Grammy top categories expand to eight nominees in diversity push
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Grammy Awards are expanding the number of nominees in the top categories for the highest honors in the music business from five to eight in the biggest push to increase diversity in the 60-year history of the awards.

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Jun 25, 2018

Movie academy invites 928 new members in diversity push
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The group that hands out the Oscars said on Monday that it had invited 928 new members from 59 countries, in its biggest diversity drive after years of criticism of its mostly white and male membership.

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