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'Melodrama' scores Lorde her first chart-topping Billboard album

1 hour 50 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New Zealand pop singer Lorde landed her first U.S. chart-topping album on Monday as her latest record debuted at the top of the weekly Billboard 200 chart.

At platform 9-3/4, Harry Potter fans mark 20 years of magic

1 hour 52 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Twenty years to the day after the first book in the Harry Potter series was published, fans gathered online and in the real world to express their enduring love for J.K. Rowling's magical creation.

British model Moss immortalized as mannequin-style sculpture

2 hours 8 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss has been stripped down and immortalized as a naked, armless mannequin in an advant-garde sculpture titled 'MILF', which has gone on display in London.

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

5 hours 12 min ago
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programing by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Barry Gibb brings Bee Gee's disco fever to Glasto's legends slot

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 2:26pm
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Barry Gibb brought some Sunday afternoon fever to the legends slot at Glastonbury Festival when he entertained a huge crowd with Bee Gees hits "Stayin' Alive", "How Deep is Your Love", "Night Fever" and "Tragedy".

Box Office: 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Opens to Franchise Low $69.1 Million

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:01am
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It seems the "Transformers" franchise is rusty.

Labour's Corbyn puts politics center stage at Glastonbury Festival

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 4:23am
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn got a rock star reception at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, telling a headliner-sized crowd that millions of young people who voted for him would not be silenced or sidelined.

Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:38pm
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Britain's Radiohead returned to Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage on Friday, 20 years after a legendary performance at the festival, with a set that mocked Prime Minister Theresa May's election campaign and pulled songs from nearly all of their albums.

Actor Johnny Depp apologizes for 'poor taste' Trump assassination joke

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:14pm
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Johnny Depp on Friday apologized for joking about assassinating U.S. President Donald Trump, saying his remarks were in "poor taste."

Ron Howard enters 'Star Wars' after Han Solo movie directors depart

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:19pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is stepping into a galaxy far, far away for the upcoming "Star Wars" Han Solo spin-off movie, Lucasfilm announced on Thursday, after the film's production was thrown into upheaval by the surprise departure of its directors.

Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 5:31pm
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed a decision to overturn the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, a Wisconsin man serving a life sentence whose case was chronicled in the popular Netflix television documentary "Making a Murderer."

Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers' lawyer cries foul

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 3:46pm
(Reuters) - Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault trial.

Harry Potter still casts spell for fans 20 years on

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:37am
LONDON (Reuters) - Dressed in a long black gown and holding a wand, George Massingham is keen for everyone to know he is a Harry Potter super fan.

Stars come out for European premiere of Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - Big Hollywood names hit the red carpet in London on Wednesday for the European premiere of British director Edgar Wright's new heist movie "Baby Driver".

A minute with: Rachel Weisz recounts riding accident

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:21am
LONDON (Reuters) - British actress Rachel Weisz spoke with Reuters this week, discussing the politics of her new film, and recounting a dangerous, on-set incident involving a horse.

Phil Collins postpones London concerts after gashing head

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 8:38am
LONDON (Reuters) - British pop singer Phil Collins has canceled two London concerts due to take place this week after gashing his head in a fall at his hotel, his concert promoter said.

Cosby defense focuses on accusers' credibility as trial continues

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 5:03am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Prosecutors in entertainer Bill Cosby's sex assault trial on Thursday were expected to present a psychological expert who will testify that inconsistencies in his accusers' accounts are normal because sexual trauma victims often have trouble recalling certain details.

China closes 60 celebrity gossip social media accounts

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 12:39am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cyberspace authorities have ordered internet companies to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accounts in the latest in a series of crackdowns on independent media.

Tight security in Paris as Ariana Grande resumes Europe tour

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - French fans of Ariana Grande flooded to a Paris concert hall on Wednesday as the U.S. pop star resumed her European tour following a suicide bombing at the end of her show in the English city of Manchester that killed 22 people.

'Beatriz at Dinner' seen as tale for the Trump era

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 5:17pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dinner party turns into a debate on humanity, racism and empathy in the film "Beatriz at Dinner," which despite being written two years ago is being hailed as a must-see film in the Trump era.