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Box Office: 'Boss Baby' tops 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Ghost in the Shell' bombs

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:11am
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Boss Baby" is enjoying the view from the top.

Nobel saga all over now as Dylan finally gets prize

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 2:14pm
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Bob Dylan got the Nobel Literature prize-giving he wished for on Saturday, a Swedish broadcaster reported, finally receiving his diploma and medal in a private ceremony in Stockholm a world away from the media storm the award has generated.

Mystery surrounds Nobel prize handover as 'intimate' Dylan gigs in Sweden

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 6:15am
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Details of Bob Dylan's receipt of his Nobel literature prize were being kept under close wraps on Saturday leaving those wanting to know more about it blowin' in the wind.

Latin singer Maluma eyes English music crossover with upcoming album

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 5:51pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Already one of the biggest names in Latin music, Colombian pop star Maluma is hoping to cross over to a wider audience with an upcoming album of Spanish and English music.

Actress Pamela Anderson plays down Assange romance rumors

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 8:29am
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Actress Pamela Anderson was coy about a rumored romance with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying his being holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London made dating "a little bit difficult".

Ex-Power Rangers actor sentenced to prison for fatal stabbing

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 3:40pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An actor best known for his role in the "Power Rangers" children's television series who admitted stabbing his roommate to death with a sword during an argument was sentenced on Thursday to six years in California state prison.

Ferrante's 'My Brilliant Friend' being adapted for U.S., Italian TV

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:20am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Italian novelist Elena Ferrante's best-selling novel "My Brilliant Friend" is headed to television as an eight-part series, U.S. cable channel HBO and Italy's RAI television said on Thursday.

Katy Perry, joins Sheeran, Radiohead for Glastonbury festival

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 8:00am
LONDON (Reuters) - American pop singer Katy Perry will join the likes of Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and the Foo Fighters to perform at this year's Glastonbury festival, a huge green-field music event held in the countryside in southwest England.

'Wonder Woman' and 'Blade Runner 2049' showcased at Vegas convention

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 6:48am
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Warner Bros presented "Wonder Woman", "Blade Runner 2049" and other upcoming films at CinemaCon, a four-day movie convention held in Las Vegas.

Usher, Lauryn Hill to perform at Montreux Jazz Festival

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 5:51am
MEZIERES, Switzerland (Reuters) - Usher, Lauryn Hill, Macy Gray and Erykah Badu are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival during its 51st edition, organizers said on Thursday.

NBCUniversal slightly ahead of Sochi for 2018 Winter Olympics ad sales

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:28pm
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal is pacing ahead in the amount of advertising inventory it has sold for next February’s Winter Olympics compared with the same time four years ago, NBC Sports executives said on Wednesday.

Oscar accountants get reprieve after best picture blunder

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 3:47pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The accountancy firm behind the biggest blunder in Oscar history is staying in the picture.

Lawsuit claiming 'Big Bang Theory' stole 'Soft Kitty' is dismissed

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 3:37pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge dismissed a lawsuit claiming that the hit CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" borrowed lyrics without permission for "Soft Kitty," a song used on several episodes of the show.

A Minute With: Lisa Kudrow on 'Boss Baby,' 'Friends,' Hollywood sexism

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 2:01pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lisa Kudrow, best known for playing the kooky Phoebe Buffay in hit sitcom "Friends," said she was delighted to reunite with Alec Baldwin, who played one of Phoebe's boyfriends, in new DreamWorks animated film "The Boss Baby."

'Spider-Man' springs into action - this time in high school

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:24pm
(Reuters) - Film convention Cinemacon in Las Vegas gives Hollywood studios the chance to show off some of their upcoming projects to cinema chains and journalists ahead of their release.

Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:24pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Best-selling British superstar singer George Michael was buried in London on Wednesday in a private funeral some three months after his death on Christmas Day, his publicist said.

Motor racing: Timberlake follows Swift as F1 Austin crowd-puller

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:07am
LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Justin Timberlake has been confirmed as the headline act for this year's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at Austin's Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in October.

Two black women sue Fox News executive, network for racial harassment

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 9:49am
(Reuters) - Two black employees of Fox News have accused a white executive of racial harassment and the cable network of ignoring their claims of discrimination in a lawsuit filed in New York City.

'Five Came Back' and changed Hollywood's depiction of war

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 7:06am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - William Wyler lost his hearing, George Stevens never made another comedy, and John Huston suffered what is now known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after years of filming scenes of death and destruction.

After decade apart, Busted say band reunion feels 'normal'

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 6:09am
LONDON (Reuters) - British pop punk band Busted say their reunion after a decade apart feels "normal now" as they adapt to a new music industry since the height of their success in the early 2000s.