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Box Office: 'Incredibles 2' shatters records with heroic $180 million opening

9 hours 13 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The opening weekend of "Incredibles 2" was, well, incredible.

Hobbit's five armies clash in Czech forest

9 hours 22 min ago
DOKSY, The Czech Republic (Reuters) - Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as hundreds of fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit reenacted a major battle.

Serenades and selfies with stars tempt TV's Emmy voters

15 hours 46 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadway musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber wowed more than 600 Emmy voters on a recent Monday night in Hollywood, playing piano as acclaimed singer Sara Bareilles performed a song from NBC's production of his hit rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar."

AT&T CEO says ready to invest, WarnerMedia rebranding unveiled

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:55pm
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is committed to spend as much as needed on the media business of newly acquired Time Warner Inc, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson told CNBC on Friday, with a plan to invest $21 billion to $22 billion in the combined company.

Apple nabs Oprah as top talent flocks to digital entertainment

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:35pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday announced a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programing, a coup in the battle for A-list talent and projects in the booming digital entertainment market.

Apple signs Oprah Winfrey to multi-year program deal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:31pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc has signed a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create programming as part of the iPhone maker's push into original entertainment, the company said on Friday.

AT&T CEO says ready to invest, keep culture at Time Warner: CNBC

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:16am
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is committed to spend as much as needed on the media business of newly acquired Time Warner Inc, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson told CNBC on Friday, with a plan to invest $21 billion to $22 billion in the combined company.

Organiser plays down rude gesture by Robbie Williams at World Cup

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:25am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - One of the directors of the World Cup opening ceremony in Russia on Friday downplayed an obscene gesture made by Robbie Williams at the event, saying he did not think the middle finger that the singer flipped to the camera was meant to offend Russia.

Ellen DeGeneres returns to stand-up comedy after 15 years

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:03pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ellen DeGeneres is going back to her roots, launching her first stand-up comedy tour in 15 years in a limited run of shows on the U.S. West Coast in August.

Royal wedding cellist Kanneh-Mason triumphs at Classic BRIT Awards

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the 19-year-old cellist who won a legion of fans around the world when he played at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding last month, has added to his list of accolades, scooping two prizes at the Classic BRIT Awards in London.

Protective order obtained for Marvel magnate Stan Lee

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:23am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee's caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

Australian actress Rebel Wilson has Bauer Media libel payout cut

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 9:55pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian court on Thursday slashed a record libel payout for actress Rebel Wilson, saying there was insufficient evidence a series of magazine articles published by Bauer Media prevented her from getting lucrative roles in Hollywood.

Beach Boys hits get a classical spin in orchestral collaboration

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 6:57pm
LONDON (Reuters) - The timeless California sounds of the Beach Boys have been given a new spin thanks to Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 6:19pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were reviewing a sexual assault case against "Rocky" actor Sylvester Stallone.

McCartney says wanted to show Markle's 'human side' with dress

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:51am
LONDON (Reuters) - Designer Stella McCartney said she wanted to help Meghan Markle project her "human side" when making the American actress' second dress for her marriage to Britain's Prince Harry.

Robbie Williams selling his soul for World Cup gig - Kremlin critic

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 9:16am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A long-time Kremlin critic lambasted Robbie Williams for deciding to sing at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow on Thursday, while a campaign group offered to brief the British pop star on Russia's human rights record.

Trump calls De Niro 'very low IQ individual' for Tony Awards outburst

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:55pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Tuesday hit back at Robert De Niro, calling him a "very low IQ individual," after the Oscar-winning actor's expletive-laden attack on the American president on live television.

No 'Party Like A Russian' for Robbie Williams at World Cup opening

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 4:54pm
MOSCOW (Reuters) - British pop star Robbie Williams, who will be performing at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow on Thursday, said he will not be performing his hit song "Party Like A Russian."

Mozart score among hundreds of manuscripts to be auctioned in Paris

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:24pm
PARIS (Reuters) - A score by Mozart and a letter from Vincent Van Gogh are among hundreds of lots up for grabs this month in auctions of items by composers, artists and writers.

Feline friends: Ed Sheeran waxwork unveiled at cat cafe

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 9:23am
LONDON (Reuters) - Ed Sheeran has played to packed stadiums around the world - now he, or rather a wax figure of him, can add a cat cafe to the list of locations.