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Jolie in ‘Eternals’, Ali as ‘Blade’ highlight Marvel’s star-studded slate

July 21, 2019 By Lisa Richwine SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The ...
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Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to set all-time box office record

July 21, 2019 SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said. “Endgame” ticket sales will overtake ...
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‘Star Trek’ favorites to return with Patrick Stewart in ‘Picard’

July 21, 2019 By Lisa Richwine SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The upcoming “Star Trek” series about Jean-Luc Picard will reunite the beloved starship commander with android officer Data and other characters from the long-running space ...
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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene

July 20, 2019 By Helena Soderpalm STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President ...
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New ‘Cats’ movie trailer brings out the claws

July 19, 2019 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The star-laden movie version of hit stage musical “Cats” released its first trailer on Thursday, but first impressions were far from cuddly. The movie, to be released in ...
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ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK

July 19, 2019 (Reuters – British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they would launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month, giving subscribers access to hit ...
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Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

July 19, 2019 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Top Gun” roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his military action ...
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‘Wonderful Life’ stage adaptation gets a little help from Paul McCartney

July 18, 2019 (Reuters) – Paul McCartney is adding another string to his bow – writing his first musical. The former Beatle, an 18-time Grammy award winner, is in the final stages of completing songs ...
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Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case

July 17, 2019 By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar ...
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Pop culture hit ‘Gossip Girl’ gets a makeover for HBO Max

July 17, 2019 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Gossip Girl,” the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its ...
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‘Game of Thrones’ dominates and ‘kick-ass’ women break through at Emmys

July 17, 2019 By Jill Serjeant and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Medieval fantasy “Game of Thrones” scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television ...
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R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes

July 16, 2019 By Barbara Smith CHICAGO (Reuters) – R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls ...
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HBO sets Emmy nominations record, tops Netflix

July 16, 2019 By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – AT&T Inc’s premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual ...
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Rapper Meek Mill seeks new trial to end decade-long probation

July 16, 2019 By David DeKok PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Lawyers for Meek Mill on Tuesday asked a Pennsylvania appeals court to overturn a 2008 drugs and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation ...
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Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new ‘Lion King’

July 16, 2019 By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic “The Lion King” with the look of a nature documentary, an update it ...
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