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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017, file photo, Kristen Wiig, a cast member in "Downsizing," poses at a special screening of the film at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. Wiig does not look much like a villain in a photo released for “Wonder Woman 1984.” Director Patty Jenkins on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, tweeted the first look at Wiig as Wonder Woman’s foe, Cheetah. Wiig is dressed as Barbara Minerva, the mortal who morphs into a powerful nemesis. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 28, 2018 - 8:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristen Wiig doesn't look much like a villain in a photo released for "Wonder Woman 1984." Director Patty Jenkins on Wednesday tweeted the first look at Wiig as Wonder Woman's foe, Cheetah. Wiig is dressed as Barbara Minerva, the mortal who morphs into a powerful nemesis. Wiig's...
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June 27, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has won U.S. antitrust approval for its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets. That sets the clock ticking for the deal to be completed. Disney has 90 days to seal the acquisition, with an option to extend for another 90 days. The...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2013 file photo, actress Heather Locklear arrives at the TNT 25th Anniversary Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Locklear has been arrested on suspicion of fighting first responders for the second time this year. Ventura County Sheriff’s officials say Locklear was released from jail Monday after posting $20,000 bail. Authorities say Locklear appeared to be extremely intoxicated when deputies arrived at her Southern California home after a report of a domestic dispute at about 11 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say she kicked a deputy and a paramedic. She was taken to a hospital and booked into jail. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 25, 2018 - 10:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heather Locklear has been arrested on suspicion of fighting with first responders for the second time this year, authorities said Monday. Locklear appeared extremely intoxicated when deputies arrived at her Southern California home at about 11 p.m. Sunday to investigate a dispute...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving doesn't have to worry about free agency until next summer, though he's got plenty to keep him busy for now. There's a movie to promote and a knee to mend. He hopes he's good on screen, but wants to be better than ever on the court. "Now becomes the real climb to Mount...
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June 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Oscars is continuing to lean into its promise to make its ranks more diverse by inviting a record 928 new members representing 59 countries to join including actors Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani, Gina Rodriguez and "The Rider" filmmaker Chloe...
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Duluth, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
June 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is not content simply to televise President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally. The network is compelled to point it out when its rivals don't. Fox's onscreen message during Trump's speech on Wednesday night is the latest example of how formerly little-noticed...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, Calif. Fonda has apologized for a late-night Twitter rant that said 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from “his mother’s arms and put in a cage with pedophiles.” The all-capitals tweet early Wednesday went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. Fonda later deleted the tweet and drew sharp rebukes from first lady Melania Trump and Donald Trump Jr. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from "his mother's arms and put in a cage with pedophiles." The all-capitals tweet in the wee hours went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. The...
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In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, photo, Chadwick Boseman, left, gives his best hero award for his role in "Black Panther" to James Shaw Jr., who is credited with saving lives during a shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tenn., at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his best hero award to James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an...
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June 18, 2018 - 9:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers passed legislation Monday that puts more conditions on state film tax credits to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring amid revelations of misconduct and discrimination in the movie industry. The legislation would require...
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This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15. (Disney/Pixar via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney estimated Sunday that the film earned $...
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