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Julia Roberts named People's 'most beautiful' for record fifth time

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 8:44am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Julia Roberts was named People magazine's world's most beautiful woman for a record 5th time on Wednesday, but the actress said she thought her best years were yet to come.

New Prince music released a year after musician's death

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:53am
(Reuters) - A set of previously unreleased tracks by Prince are going on sale to mark the one-year anniversary of the musician's death.

Discovery to build $400 million theme park in Costa Rica

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 9:09pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Discovery Communications, owner of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, will build a $400 million theme park in Costa Rica, the government said on Tuesday.

Kevin Spacey to host Broadway's Tony awards

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:42pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stage and screen actor Kevin Spacey will host the Tony Awards, celebrating the best of Broadway theater, in June, organizers said on Tuesday.

China's CMC in tie-up with Hollywood talent agency CAA

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 9:43pm
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese fund CMC Capital Partners (CMC), which has tie-ups from soccer club Manchester City to Warner Bros, has partnered with top Hollywood talent management firm Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the two firms said on Tuesday.

Drake profits are sought in New York lawsuit

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:59pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The record label Cash Money Records was sued on Monday by Drake's former label for a share of the profits from the Toronto rapper's first six solo albums, potentially totaling tens of millions of dollars.

The Chainsmokers debut atop Billboard 200 chart with 'Memories...'

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 1:32pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dance-pop DJ duo The Chainsmokers ousted rapper Drake from the top spot on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart on Monday, scoring their first chart-topping album after a slew of hit singles.

Opioids found in Pop star Prince's home, some in bodyguard's name: court documents

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:56am
(Reuters) - Opioid painkiller were found in pop star Prince's home after his sudden death a year ago, and investigators were told that the musician had history of withdrawals "believed to be the result of abuse of prescription medication," according to court documents unsealed on Monday.

Once preposterous, now immediate; Margaret Atwood on 'Handmaid's Tale'

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 9:14am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Margaret Atwood did not have any creative control over the latest adaptation of her dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale," but she was very clear what she didn't want.

'Fate of the Furious' Debuts to Hefty $100.2 Million

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:17am
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Fate of the Furious" is roaring to a record-setting global debut over the weekend even as domestic audiences showed less enthusiasm for the latest installment in Universal's long-running "Fast and Furious" series.

'Cash me ousside' star cashes in as viral villain

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 9:02am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Barbara Ann Bregoli appeared on CBS's "Dr. Phil" show in December to get advice about how to control her car-stealing teenage daughter, nobody could have predicted she would be giving birth to a villainous viral star.

Environment, politics and 'The Godfather' on Tribeca film fest menu

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 7:11pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After a turbulent U.S. presidential election and a rollercoaster start to President Donald Trump's administration, this year's Tribeca film festival will come with a statement.

Next Star Wars movie to feature new female character

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 1:33pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - The largely testosterone-fueled Star Wars movie franchise has added an important new female character in the eighth film, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", director Rian Johnson said on Friday at a fanfest in Orlando.

Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 8:21am
(Reuters) - Actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce nearly two years after the Hollywood A-list couple split, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Bobbleheads and droids lure collectors to Disney's 'Star Wars' event

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 8:04am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For die-hard "Star Wars" collectors, this weekend's fan convention in Orlando, Florida, is a must-attend event. The annual Star Wars Celebration is the only place Walt Disney Co licensees are selling a new Luke Skywalker action figure, limited-edition Stormtrooper helmets and other coveted merchandise.

'No regrets' says Mexican actress del Castillo of El Chapo interview

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:32pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Mexican actress Kate del Castillo helped orchestrate a secret meeting between actor Sean Penn and drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in what became an explosive Rolling Stone article, little did she know she'd be drawing from the experience for her new Netflix series.

'The Promise' brings tragedy of 1915 Armenian massacre to big screen

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 5:48pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Celebrities of Armenian descent including Cher and the Kardashians lent their support this week to "The Promise," a period drama centered around the massacre of Christian Armenians during World War One in what is now Turkey.  "The Promise," out in U.S. theaters on April 21, stars Oscar Isaac as an Armenian medical student and Christian Bale as an American foreign correspondent, both of whom fall in love with the same woman.

'Star Wars' embraces girl power with new heroine stories, toys

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:37am
(Reuters) - "Star Wars" is beefing up its girl power through a new series of animated short movies featuring the sci-fi saga's heroines including Princess Leia, Rey and Jyn Erso.

Cosby loses latest appeal in Pennsylvania sexual assault case

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:55am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's high court has rejected Bill Cosby's latest appeal in his sexual assault case, ensuring the 79-year-old comedian will face trial in June.

A Minute With: Gemma Arterton on "The Finest", solidarity among women

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:15am
LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Gemma Arterton joins forces with fellow Britons Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy in heart-warming film "Their Finest", playing a writer asked to pen a movie to lift morale in World War Two Britain.