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Documentarian Morgan Spurlock steps down after admitting misconduct

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:16pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Award-winning U.S. documentary maker Morgan Spurlock stepped down from his production company on Thursday after saying on social media that he had engaged in sexual misconduct.

Music producer Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of sexual misconduct

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:37pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music and film producer Russell Simmons faced new accusations of sexual misconduct from nine woman dating back to 1983, including four who alleged he raped them, and New York police have opened an investigation, police and U.S. newspapers said on Thursday.

Three more women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct -Variety report

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:17pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three more women have accused Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported on Thursday, bringing to six the number of people accusing him of impropriety decades ago.

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock says he engaged in sexual misconduct

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 1:58pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Award-winning U.S. documentary maker Morgan Spurlock wrote on Twitter late on Wednesday that he has engaged in sexual misconduct, saying, "I am part of the problem."

Music producer Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of new misconduct accusations

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:23pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music and film producer Russell Simmons faced new accusations of sexual misconduct from nine woman in incidents dating back to 1983, including four who alleged that he raped them, according to separate reports in two U.S. newspapers.

Oasis star Liam Gallagher lends voice to Christmas climate change campaign

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:20am
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has lent his distinctive voice to a Christmas-themed video produced by an activist group highlighting climate change.

Wrestler turned actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson receives star on Walk of Fame

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:07pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Professional wrestler turned actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson paid tribute to his family on Wednesday as he accepted his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Fox's Star to bring Disney cash and cricket in India

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:24pm
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's expected deal with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc would give the world's best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as cricket rights and local-language TV shows for the fast-growing media market.

'He was my monster': Actress Salma Hayek alleges Harvey Weinstein misconduct

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 6:46pm
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SAG nominations focus on indie movies, snubbing Streep and Day-Lewis

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:14pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Small-town dramedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" led the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations on Wednesday in a list that shut out veterans Meryl Streep and Daniel Day-Lewis as well as Steven Spielberg's press freedom movie "The Post."

'Three Billboards' leads SAG nominations, Spielberg's 'The Post' shut out

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:35am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Small-town dramedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" led the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations on Wednesday in a list that shut out celebrated veterans like Meryl Streep and Daniel Day-Lewis as well as Steven Spielberg's press freedom movie "The Post."

'Three Billboards' leads 2018 Screen Actors Guild nominations

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:27am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Small-town dramedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" led the 2018 Screen Actors Guild nominations on Wednesday with four nods, including the top prize for best ensemble.

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone among five Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 6:10am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Livin' on a Prayer" rockers Bon Jovi, British bands Dire Straits and the Moody Blues, the late Nina Simone and The Cars will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said on Wednesday.

Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle to spend Christmas with UK royals

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 6:02am
LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry's fiancee, American actress Meghan Markle, will join Queen Elizabeth and other senior Windsors for their family Christmas celebrations in what commentators said was a break with royal protocol.

'The Last Jedi' seeks balance in a 'Star Wars' galaxy in tumult

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:21pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Light faces dark, old faces new and there's a struggle to find a balance in the Force when "Star Wars" returns with "The Last Jedi," the sequel that places Luke Skywalker and his sister Leia at the center of an emotional adventure.

British princes join Jedi knights at 'Star Wars' premiere in London

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:01pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Princes William and Harry joined the cast of the new film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," in which the royal brothers both play small roles, on the red carpet at the film's European premiere in London on Tuesday.

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:16pm
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' mostly finds its force with critics

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:09pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" won warm reviews from most critics on Tuesday, a day before the latest installment in the sci-fi saga begins hitting movie theaters worldwide in what is projected to be the biggest-grossing movie of 2017.

Major Cineworld investor 'uncomfortable' with debt for Regal deal

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:17am
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest shareholders in Cineworld has expressed concern about the company's $3.6 billion takeover of bigger U.S. rival Regal Entertainment, saying it is uncomfortable with the debt the British business will take on to finance the deal.

Adorable or deplorable? Porgs stir debate in 'Star Wars' galaxy

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:07am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Furry, wide-eyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the "Star Wars" galaxy, and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be roosting under fans' Christmas trees.

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