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

1 hour 51 min ago
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

2 hours 28 min ago
(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

3 hours 28 min ago
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

5 hours 45 min ago
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

6 hours 3 min ago
(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

8 hours 46 min ago
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.

At last: Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm

9 hours 9 min ago
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan will receive his Nobel Literature Prize diploma and medal in the next few days in Stockholm, where is he due to perform this weekend, the secretary of the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.

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

9 hours 43 min ago
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.

From Syria to Detroit, we are all migrants, sings bluesman Bibb

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - "Migration Blues", a new album from veteran bluesman Eric Bibb, uses the sounds of the American South to tell the tale of everyone from 1920s farmers fleeing the Dust Bowl for California to refugees crossing the Mediterranean to Europe in the 2010s.

Viacom names former Fox studio head to run Paramount

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 1:10pm
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc on Monday named Jim Gianopulos, the former head of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's movie studio, to take over its Paramount Pictures unit, the company said on Monday.

Drake ends Sheeran's Billboard 200 reign, smashes streaming record

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:04am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drake ended Ed Sheeran's two week reign atop the Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, selling a monster 505,000 copies of his new album "More Life," according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

Music on the metro - Moscow commuters enjoy live performances

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:32am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow commuters are getting a taste of live music on their metro journeys as performers turn stations into their stages under an entertainment project in the Russian capital.

U.S. Box Office: 'Beauty and the Beast' dazzles again, 'Power Rangers' off to solid start

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 1:13pm
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's second weekend of blockbuster "Beauty and the Beast" is dominating moviegoing in North America with $88.3 million at 4,210 locations - capping the best March ever.

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:58pm
(Reuters) - Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.

Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane incident

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 5:54pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harrison Ford is heard calling himself a "schmuck" in an audio recording released on Friday of his exchange with an air traffic controller following a February incident in which the actor landed his private plane on a taxiway instead of a runway.

Emma Thompson says wants people to 'shout loudly' about climate change

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 4:12pm
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - From "Sense and Sensibility" to "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee", British actress Emma Thompson is known for her memorable roles in costumes dramas, comedies and fantasy films.

No 'Love Actually' when Trump asked actress Emma Thompson for date

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:12am
(Reuters) - British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date.

Kanye West settles with Hungarian singer over alleged song theft

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:08am
(Reuters) - Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song "New Slaves."

Rebooted Power Rangers return to big screen

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:42am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The latest reboot of the 1990s "Power Rangers" children's television series held its world premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Bob Dylan says 'not yearning' for old days in latest cover album

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:42pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bob Dylan's new album "Triplicate" explores American standards from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, but the veteran singer-songwriter says that does not mean he is yearning for the past.

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