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Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:07pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Protesters have disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski's work in Paris following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director.

Kevin Spacey losing Netflix show after underage sexual misconduct allegation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 5:03pm
(Reuters) - Netflix's landmark political drama "House of Cards" will end its run after an upcoming sixth season, the streaming service said on Monday, one day after series star Kevin Spacey became embroiled in the latest sexual misconduct scandal to rattle Hollywood.

Netflix ending 'House of Cards,' says 'troubled' by Spacey allegation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 3:34pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's groundbreaking political drama "House of Cards" will end after its upcoming sixth season, the company said on Monday, one day after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against star Kevin Spacey.

Niall Horan lands first solo No. 1 album on Billboard

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 2:36pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Niall Horan scored his first chart-topping album as a solo artist on Monday, the third member of boy band One Direction to achieve the feat.

Amazon to expand its video studio after shakeup

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 1:32pm
(Reuters) - Inc plans to expand its video production arm and move into a historic studio near Hollywood, the company said on Monday, signaling its entertainment ambitions remain high after a management shakeup earlier this month.

Kevin Spacey apologizes after actor describes sexual advance at 14

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 9:45am
(Reuters) - Kevin Spacey apologized on Sunday to fellow actor Anthony Rapp who said Spacey made a sexual advance to him in 1986 when Rapp was 14 years old.

New film 'Aqerat' depicts continued plight of Rohingya refugees

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 5:20am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar for a new life in Malaysia only to suffer continued violence in the film, "Aqerat (We the Dead)", which paints a complicated portrait of a young woman caught up in human trafficking.

Kevin Spacey apologizes after actor says he was subjected to sexual advance when only 14

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 2:42am
(Reuters) - Kevin Spacey apologized on Sunday to fellow actor Anthony Rapp for a 1986 incident in which Rapp said Spacey made a sexual advance to him when Rapp was only 14.

Actor Kevin Spacey declares he lives life as a gay man

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:14am
(Reuters) - After years of refusing to address rumors about his sexuality, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey said on Sunday he has chosen to live his life as a gay man.

'Stranger Things 2' gets darker in aftermath of death and Demogorgon

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 6:42pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A year has passed since a supernatural demon terrorized the town of Hawkins, Indiana, but as Netflix's hit 1980s science fiction series "Stranger Things" returns for a second season on Friday, life has not returned to normal for the unlikely heroes.

Harvey Weinstein sues The Weinstein Co for company records

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 1:10pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The Weinstein Co film company on Thursday was sued by its founder and former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein who is seeking information that could help defend himself against sexual assault allegations, and also help defend the company against potential liability.

George H.W. Bush apologizes after actress accuses him of groping

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:32pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush apologized through a spokesman on Wednesday for what an actress described as a sexual assault but which Bush said was intended as a friendly pat and a joke to put her at ease during a picture-taking session.

George Clooney rebukes racism in backdrop of thriller 'Suburbicon'

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 6:00pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As one of Hollywood's most famous celebrities, George Clooney is not afraid to use his platform to speak up on issues close to him, but do not expect the actor to enter the political arena anytime soon.

Weinstein Co faces lawsuit over Weinstein sexual assault claims

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:18pm
(Reuters) - An actress who claims she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein has filed a negligence lawsuit against his former company, in what may be the first civil case brought against The Weinstein Co or Weinstein himself after reports that the Hollywood movie producer sexually harassed or assaulted women.

Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer, dead at 89

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:45am
(Reuters) - Fats Domino, who brought rolling New Orleans boogie-woogie piano to early rock 'n' roll in chart-topping hits such as "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died at the age of 89, officials said on Wednesday.

U.S. rapper Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political ads

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 3:07am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to U.S. rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a television commercial to help win a national election.

Thor finds his funny side as apocalypse nears in 'Ragnarok'

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 5:02pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The end of the world is nigh, and Marvel's brawny superhero Thor finds himself hammerless and held hostage on a kitsch futuristic planet light years away from his home, in a sequel that revamps the slightly dim-witted Norse god with irreverent humor.

Robert Guillaume, star of TV's 'Benson,' dies at age 89

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 4:22pm
, (Reuters) - Two-time Emmy Award-winning actor Robert Guillaume, who became one of the most prominent black actors on U.S. television playing the cantankerous title character in the hit 1980s series "Benson," died of complications from prostate cancer on Tuesday, his wife said. He was 89.

Sony Pictures taps Hulu CEO to chair TV studio

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:34pm
(Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Mike Hopkins, the CEO of Hulu, as its new chairman of Sony Pictures Television, the company announced Tuesday.

Kid Rock rules out run for U.S. Senate after feeding rumors

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:41am
(Reuters) - Singer Kid Rock ruled out running for a seat in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, saying in a radio interview that his earlier hints about seeking office next year were a lark as he readied to release a new album and go on tour.