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Springsteen recounts struggle to live outside bliss of rock songs

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:58pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bruce Springsteen talked on Friday about his struggle to live in the real world rather than inside the lyrical songs he has composed over his 40-year career.

Comedy series 'Roseanne' could be latest U.S. television comeback

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:11pm
(Reuters) - "Roseanne," the hit 1990s television comedy about a working-class American family, could be on its way back, Hollywood trade publications reported on Friday, marking the latest in a trend for revivals of 20-year-old shows.

Bad Boy Records family reunites for Sean Combs documentary

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:10pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rappers Faith Evans, Lil' Kim, Mase and French Montana turned out in a mini Bad Boy Records reunion to celebrate the Sean "Diddy" Combs documentary, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story."

More Star Trek stamps? Make it so, says Canada Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:29pm
TORONTO (Reuters) - "Star Trek" fans can now get Starfleet's most famous figures to help deliver their mail, thanks to a new collection of seven stamps issued on Friday by Canada Post, the country's mail operator.

Trump, streaming, likely winners in potential TV writers' strike

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:45am
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get a break.

China's first androgynous all-girl pop band challenges ideal of femininity

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:16am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's all-girl "boy band", FFC-Acrush, had more than 749,000 followers on social networking site Weibo even before any of their music was released.

Emma Watson says 'The Circle' brought home pitfalls of social media

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:15am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Emma Watson says making her new movie "The Circle," about a fictitious social media giant, had been a tough and vulnerable experience that brought home issues of ethics and the boundaries of privacy in an increasingly public age.

Ballet great Baryshnikov granted Latvian citizenship

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:34am
RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia has granted citizenship to ballet great Mikhail Baryshnikov, who left more than 50 years ago when the Baltic country was still under the Soviet rule.

'Tremendous' Trump impersonator wins contest to host fake news show

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:41am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A professional impressionist from Las Vegas took home first prize in a contest impersonating Donald Trump on Wednesday, earning a role hosting an online fake news comedy show.

Judge issues injunction in SEC's 'Hamilton' Ponzi case

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:38pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction freezing assets belonging to the alleged operators of a Ponzi scheme centered on the resale of tickets to the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," concerts by British singer Adele, and other popular shows.

Jessica Biel goes deep and different for messed-up 'The Sinner'

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:32pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jessica Biel got all messed up for her new TV show -- a psychological thriller in which she plays a young mother who commits a startling act of violence and can't remember why.

Fox News anchor, others hit network with race bias claims

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:53pm
(Reuters) - Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, a week after network parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc severed ties with its biggest star over unrelated sexual harassment complaints.

Charter, AMC team up to produce original programming

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:32am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc will develop and produce original programming with AMC Networks Inc, which is known for the show "The Walking Dead," to differentiate its content offerings, the cable company said on Wednesday.

Instagram ban of Imogen Cunningham nude photos stuns Boston museum

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:24am
BOSTON (Reuters) - Social media company Instagram pulled photos by U.S. photographer Imogen Cunningham promoting an exhibit at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, saying they violated decency standards, even as parent company Facebook Inc faces criticism for users' live videos of murder.

'Silence of the Lambs' director Jonathan Demme dies of cancer

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:16am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie director Jonathan Demme, best known for "The Silence of the Lambs" has died at the age of 73, his publicist said on Wednesday.

Actor Orlando Bloom discusses spy thriller 'Unlocked'

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:32pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Actor Orlando Bloom said his latest film about a fictional biological attack threatening London "could absolutely happen" in the real world and that the increasingly topical subject of terrorism is handled sensitively.

Wife of Durst of 'The Jinx' series feared he would kill her: testimony

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:41pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The late wife of Robert Durst, the real estate scion tied to killings explored in HBO's series "The Jinx," once told a neighbor that Durst had beaten her and wanted to kill her, a retired detective testified on Tuesday in a hearing before Durst's latest murder trial.

Family ties test the unconventional 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:31pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After causing havoc in the universe and saving it from destruction, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" are back in a new adventure that takes the unconventional group of friends on a quest to discover their family ties.

'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets May 2019 release date: Disney

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:16pm
(Reuters) - The final film in the new "Star Wars" trilogy, "Star Wars: Episode IX," will be released in May 2019, movie studio Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday.

Actress Zoe Saldana welcomes 'Avatar' sequel filming announcement

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:20am
LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Zoe Saldana is happy release dates for the long-anticipated sequels to 2009 box office smash hit "Avatar" have been announced, joking she does not want to get "too old" to not be able to do her own stunts in the adventure fantasy.