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Disney, CBS & ‘Criminal Minds’ producers sued over sexual misconduct on set

Disney, CBS & ‘Criminal Minds’ producers sued over sexual misconduct on set

The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series “Criminal Minds,” alleging that the show’s cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2020  6:46 pm

Suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack arrested

Suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack arrested

Japan police have arrested the suspect in the deadly arson attack on the Kyoto Animation studio in July of last year. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2020  9:48 am

100-year-old WWII veteran ‘Captain Tom’ to be knighted

100-year-old WWII veteran ‘Captain Tom’ to be knighted

Hundred-year-old British World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore is to be knighted after raising nearly $40 million for healthcare charities, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling him a “beacon of light” during the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 20, 2020  6:15 pm

Fred Willard, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘Modern Family’ star, dies

Fred Willard, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘Modern Family’ star, dies

Fred Willard, the comedic actor known for his roles in movies including “Best in Show” and “This is Spinal Tap” and TV sitcoms “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Modern Family,” has died. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 17, 2020  7:28 pm

Madonna says she has had COVID-19

Madonna says she has had COVID-19

Madonna said Thursday she has recovered from the coronavirus which forced her to pull out of a string of concerts in Paris in February and March. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 7, 2020  5:31 pm

Tom Cruise and NASA in talks over film to be shot in outer space

Tom Cruise and NASA in talks over film to be shot in outer space

Tom Cruise wants to fly into outer space in the name of filmmaking, and NASA says it’s happening. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 6, 2020  10:08 pm

Colson Whitehead wins Pulitzer Prize for a second time

Colson Whitehead wins Pulitzer Prize for a second time

US author Colson Whitehead has become only the fourth writer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction twice. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 5, 2020  4:14 pm

Rishi Kapoor: Bollywood’s eternal romantic hero dies at 67

Rishi Kapoor: Bollywood’s eternal romantic hero dies at 67

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor famed for his romantic roles has died aged 67. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 30, 2020  10:33 am

Irrfan Khan: Globally acclaimed Indian actor dies at 53 after battle with cancer

Irrfan Khan: Globally acclaimed Indian actor dies at 53 after battle with cancer

Irrfan Khan, the Indian-born actor who achieved considerable success in both Bollywood and the west, has died aged 53. He had been admitted to the intensive care unit of Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital on Tuesday with a colon infection. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 29, 2020  1:28 pm

World’s biggest film festivals team up to offer free global fest on YouTube

World’s biggest film festivals team up to offer free global fest on YouTube

Film festivals worldwide are teaming up to launch “We Are One: A Global Film Festival, “ which will play out over 10 days and be available for free on YouTube. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 28, 2020  4:22 pm

Netflix gets 16 million new sign-ups thanks to lockdown

Netflix gets 16 million new sign-ups thanks to lockdown

Netflix has seen subscriber numbers surge this year, as lockdowns around the world keep people at home where they want to be entertained. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 22, 2020  6:15 pm

Locked-down stars take part in globally televised concert to lift the spirits

Locked-down stars take part in globally televised concert to lift the spirits

Some of the biggest names in music have joined forces to celebrate healthcare workers in a globally televised concert. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 20, 2020  12:57 am

Pharrell William’s Happy is most played song of the decade

Pharrell William’s Happy is most played song of the decade

When Pharrell Williams wrote the worldwide hit Happy, he couldn’t have imagined that people would be using it to help wash their hands amid the coronavirus outbreak seven years later. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 13, 2020  7:39 pm

Miss England hangs up her crown to return to work as doctor during coronavirus pandemic

Miss England hangs up her crown to return to work as doctor during coronavirus pandemic

A beauty queen who was crowned Miss England in 2019 has returned to the United Kingdom from overseas charity work to continue her career as a doctor amid the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 7, 2020  3:05 pm

Bill Withers, influential soul singer behind Ain’t No Sunshine, dies aged 81

Bill Withers, influential soul singer behind Ain’t No Sunshine, dies aged 81

Bill Withers, the influential US soul singer who wrote Lean on Me, Ain’t No Sunshine and Lovely Day has died aged 81 of heart complications, according to a statement from his family. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 3, 2020  9:24 pm

Andrew Jack, ‘Star Wars’ actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, ‘Star Wars’ actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of “Star Wars” movies, has died aged 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 1, 2020  4:06 pm

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus lockdown

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus lockdown

A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight raid from a Dutch museum, museum officials announced on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 31, 2020  8:47 am

From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five locations as dozens of musicians put on a fundraiser for the warriors against a coronavirus. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 30, 2020  6:06 pm

Playwright Terrence McNally dies aged 81 of coronavirus complications

Playwright Terrence McNally dies aged 81 of coronavirus complications

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has died in Florida of complications from coronavirus, according to his husband Tom Kirdahy. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2020  11:41 am

Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Renowned Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango has died after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives and official Facebook page have announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 24, 2020  9:39 pm

Asterix co-creator and illustrator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

Asterix co-creator and illustrator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

Albert Uderzo, who drew the Asterix comic books, has died at the age of 92. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 24, 2020  7:58 pm

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for COVID-19 in Prison

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for COVID-19 in Prison

Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, now one of New York’s most notorious prison inmates after being sentenced for sexual assault, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to officials connected to the state prison system. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2020  11:20 am

Kenny Rogers, country music legend, dies aged 81

Kenny Rogers, country music legend, dies aged 81

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on record and on TV died Friday night. He was 81. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 21, 2020  2:17 pm

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus, organizers say

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus, organizers say

The Cannes Film Festival, the world’s largest, was forced to postpone its latest edition in May due to the spread of the coronavirus, organisers of the annual event on the French Riviera said on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 20, 2020  1:17 pm

Glastonbury 50th anniversary festival cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Glastonbury 50th anniversary festival cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Glastonbury festival, which was due to celebrate its 50th anniversary year in 2020 with headliners including Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar, has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2020  6:21 pm
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