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    Viacom names former Fox studio head to run Paramount


    (Reuters) - Viacom Inc hired movie industry veteran Jim Gianopulos, the former head of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film studio, to revive its Paramount Pictures...

    (Reuters) - Viacom Inc hired movie industry veteran Jim Gianopulos, the former head of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film studio, to revive its Paramount Pictures unit.

    Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service


    (Reuters) - Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest...

    (Reuters) - Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.

    No 'Love Actually' when Trump asked actress Emma Thompson for date


    (Reuters) - British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a...

    (Reuters) - British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date.

    UK royals' sibling rivalry? Princess Anne says GMO crops have benefits


    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Princess Anne may have sparked some royal sibling rivalry after saying genetically modified crops had real benefits to offer, putting her at odds with her older brother Charles who says they would be an environmental...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Princess Anne may have sparked some royal sibling rivalry after saying genetically modified crops had real benefits to offer, putting her at odds with her older brother Charles who says they would be an environmental disaster.

    Chuck Barris, 'The Gong Show' host, dies at 87


    (Reuters) - Chuck Barris, who tapped into Americans’ hunger to be on television by creating game shows such as “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and his showcase for the acutely untalented, “The Gong Show,” died on Tuesday, media...

    (Reuters) - Chuck Barris, who tapped into Americans’ hunger to be on television by creating game shows such as “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and his showcase for the acutely untalented, “The Gong Show,” died on Tuesday, media outlets reported.

    Spice Girl Mel B files for divorce from husband of nearly ten years


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Spice Girl Melanie 'Mel B' Brown filed for divorce from her husband after nearly 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Spice Girl Melanie 'Mel B' Brown filed for divorce from her husband after nearly 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.

    LA sheriff's office apologizes to Wyclef Jean for handcuffing incident


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was "treated like a criminal" by law...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was "treated like a criminal" by law enforcement officers.

    Roman Polanski wants 1977 rape case over, attorney tells L.A judge


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fugitive movie director Roman Polanski will have to wait up to three months to hear whether he can resolve his four-decade-old rape case without serving more jail time in the United...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fugitive movie director Roman Polanski will have to wait up to three months to hear whether he can resolve his four-decade-old rape case without serving more jail time in the United States.

    TV's Kardashian says she's 'much better' person after Paris robbery


    (Reuters) - Reality television star Kim Kardashian has finally given a first-hand account of being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year, an experience she said has helped her grow and become a better...

    (Reuters) - Reality television star Kim Kardashian has finally given a first-hand account of being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year, an experience she said has helped her grow and become a better person.

    Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, turns 100


    LONDON (Reuters) - Vera Lynn, who entertained British troops during World War Two with songs that captured a longing for home and peace, was honored on her 100th birthday on Monday with her image projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Vera Lynn, who entertained British troops during World War Two with songs that captured a longing for home and peace, was honored on her 100th birthday on Monday with her image projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of Dover.