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Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks to make first film together: report

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:17am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of the most celebrated actors of their generation, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, will star together for the first time in new Steven Spielberg political drama "The Post", according to Hollywood trade magazine Variety.

Singer George Michael died of natural causes: coroner

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 7:24am
LONDON (Reuters) - Singer George Michael died of natural causes, a British coroner said on Tuesday, concluding an lengthy investigation into the popstar's death on Christmas Day last year.

Alec Baldwin says Trump impersonation revived his comedy career

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 7:02am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Alec Baldwin said that his impersonation of U.S. President Donald Trump on NBC's sketch show "Saturday Night Live" has revived his "dead" comedy career after he wrapped up sitcom "30 Rock" in 2012.

Coca-Cola serves up gay-friendly ad for all genders, generations

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 4:37pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Soft drinks maker Coca-Cola Co has launched a gay-friendly ad featuring a brother and sister vying for the attention of a handsome pool boy in the campaign that has won praise for diversity and inclusion.

Rapper Future makes Billboard chart history with 'HNDRXX'

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:44pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Atlanta rapper Future became the first artist to score two consecutive chart-topping albums in as many weeks on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart, as his latest release debuted at No. 1 on Monday, a week after his last chart-topping album.

Stella McCartney brings dance to Paris Opera for fashion week

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:29am
PARIS (Reuters) - Stella McCartney livened up the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week on Monday with dancing models wearing her signature over-sized clothes in trademark neutral shades with splashes of unusual colors.

Saint Laurent told to modify ad campaign after uproar in France

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:17am
PARIS (Reuters) - France's advertising watchdog on Monday said it had asked French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent to modify two ads from its latest campaign after receiving 50 complaints that they were "degrading" to women.

Burkina Faso director gives African women authentic voice

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 1:41pm
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso film director Apolline Woye Traore, who won three prizes at the country's prestigious Fespaco festival on Saturday, knows a thing or two about challenges.

Box Office: 'Logan' roars with massive $85.3 million debut

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:55am
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Logan" tore into the weekend box office, opening to a massive $85.3 million and proving that moviegoers will show up in force for R-rated comic book movies. The superhero spinoff marks Hugh Jackman's last turn as Wolverine after 17 years of donning the adamantium claws.

Actress Emma Watson says revealing photo does not undermine feminism

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:10am
(Reuters) - British actress Emma Watson hit back at critics who said she betrayed her feminist ideals by posing for a revealing picture in Vanity Fair magazine where parts of her breasts were exposed.

One Direction singer arrested at LAX after altercation with paparazzi

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:57am
(Reuters) - Louis Tomlinson, a singer with the "boy band" One Direction, was arrested after getting into a "physical altercation" with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport, according to police records and media reports on Saturday.

Natalie Portman had second baby, days before Oscar ceremony

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 5:13pm
(Reuters) - Actress Natalie Portman had a great reason for missing Sunday's Oscar ceremony.

Los Angeles police investigate 'That 70s Show' actor Danny Masterson in sex assaults

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:21pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "That 70s Show" actor Danny Masterson is being investigated for alleged sexual assault of three women, Los Angeles police said on Friday.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Dr. Oz over fake olive oil claims

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:19pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz won a legal victory after a judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging he violated a Georgia food libel law after making claims on his show that some imported olive oil sold in U.S. supermarkets could be fake.

'Beauty and Beast' gay character sparks Christian boycott calls

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 3:13pm
(Reuters) - An evangelist preacher is calling for a boycott of the upcoming Walt Disney film "Beauty and the Beast" because it features a gay character, saying that the company is trying to promote an LGBT agenda to children.

Schwarzenegger to quit 'Celebrity Apprentice' over show's Trump ties

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 2:33pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is quitting his role as host of NBC's reality show "The Celebrity Apprentice," blaming U.S. President Donald Trump's ongoing role as executive producer for low ratings.

Film 'Trespass Against Us' sees Fassbender tackle family woes, crime

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:23am
LONDON (Reuters) - Actors Brendan Gleeson and Michael Fassbender delve into the world of the travelers community in Britain in film "Trespass Against Us", playing a father and son at odds over the family's way of life.

We need to talk about Brexit: Britannia hears her people in new play

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 1:07am
GLOUCESTER, England (Reuters) - Brendon O'Donnell voted to leave the European Union because he felt British money should go to struggling communities or local hospitals rather than Brussels, and his voice was not being heard.

Bette Davis, Joan Crawford's bitter rivalry comes alive in 'Feud'

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 5:56pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of Hollywood's most famous rivalries is taking center stage in a new television series, as "Feud" explores a salacious battle between Golden Age screen legends Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

Security boosted for accountants in Oscar gaffe who froze backstage

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:39pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Security has been stepped up for the two accountants responsible for botching the Oscar best picture announcement, their company said on Thursday, as the ceremony's stage manager said the pair had to be pushed onstage to set things right after the gaffe.

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