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Jan 23, 2020

Weinstein defense grills actress Annabella Sciorra about alleged rape
Actress Annabella Sciorra testified on Thursday that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago, becoming the first accuser to take the stand against the former Hollywood producer in his sexual assault trial.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Sciorra on alleged Weinstein rape: 'I couldn't fight anymore'
Actress Annabella Sciorra testified that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago in her apartment as prosecutors began making their sexual assault case against the former Hollywood producer.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Annabella Sciorra takes the stand in Weinstein rape trial
Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Annabella Sciorra expected to testify in Weinstein rape trial
Actress Annabella Sciorra is likely to take the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

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Jan 23, 2020

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story: From studio to courtroom in 40 years
Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood's most powerful executives, Weinstein is now on trial for rape in a Manhattan courtroom.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 23, 2020

Young, gifted and unique, top Grammy contenders march to their own tune
Move over pop and rap. From Billie Eilish to Bon Iver and Rosalia, the top contenders at Sunday's Grammy Awards are turning traditional music genres on their head with a striking fusion of styles.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Stars flaunt Gaultier creations for designer's 'funeral' finale in Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier bade farewell to the catwalk on Wednesday in typically riotous style, as models performed jigs at his show, an actress sauntered down the runway smoking a cigarette and singer Boy George took part in a mock funeral sequence.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Taylor Swift, Olivia Colman lead diverse Sundance 2020 lineup
Women directors and stars will be at the forefront of this year's Sundance Film Festival starting on Thursday, at a time when a lack of diversity among nominees has been the focus of the Hollywood awards season.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Weinstein rape trial opens with clashing portrayals of ex-Hollywood producer
Prosecutors on Monday portrayed former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as a serial predator who used his power to manipulate and sexually assault young women, while the defense argued that his accusers engaged in consensual sex that they later reframed as attacks.

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Jan 22, 2020

Weinstein lawyer to jury: texts will show alleged attacks were consensual sex
Harvey Weinstein's lawyer told a Manhattan jury on Wednesday his client was not a "seasoned sexual predator," as prosecutors claimed, and said the defense had emails and texts that would show the former Hollywood producer and his accusers engaged in consensual sex.

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Jan 22, 2020

Stars flaunt Gaultier creations for designer's finale in Paris
From models to designers to stars of the drag scene, the great and good of the fashion world flocked on Wednesday to Jean Paul Gaultier's last ever catwalk show in Paris.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Valentino adds subversive twist to classic gowns for Paris show
Italian fashion label Valentino subverted classic evening wear for its Paris Haute Couture show on Wednesday, displaying traditional gowns with unexpected twists.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Don't cry for me Portugal - Injured Madonna cancels second show in Lisbon
Pop legend Madonna has canceled another show in Portugal's capital Lisbon, the city that inspired her newest album Madame X, as she struggles to cope with pain from "ongoing injuries", her tour promoter said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Prosecutor paints former Hollywood mogul Weinstein as 'a rapist'
New York prosecutors began making their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, describing the former movie producer as a Hollywood power broker who was "no match" for his female accusers.

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Jan 22, 2020

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77
Terry Jones, one of the British Monty Python comedy team, has died at the age of 77 after a long battle with dementia, his family said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

Explainer: What to expect at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial
Opening statements begin on Wednesday in the rape trial in New York of Harvey Weinstein, once one of Hollywood's most powerful producers. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and criminal sexual assault.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 22, 2020

In New York trial, prosecutors to begin making rape case against Harvey Weinstein
U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted, in a trial that has become a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 21, 2020

Animated British royal comedy 'The Prince' to make debut on HBO Max
Animated versions of Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will have supporting roles in a British royal family satire that will make its debut on AT&T Inc's HBO Max streaming video service, the company said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 21, 2020

Armani pairs stern tailoring with vibrant colors for Paris show
Italian designer Giorgio Armani kept faith with his signature stern tailoring for the haute couture collection he unveiled on Tuesday in Paris - but he added a dash of color.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 21, 2020

Chanel walks models through a tranquil cloister garden in Paris
Chanel on Tuesday transported guests from the bling of fashion week to a herb-filled cloister garden where models showed off demure looks in black, white and grey in a nod to founder Coco Chanel's early years in a nunnery.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 21, 2020

Weinstein must tread carefully in rape trial defense, experts say
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will face the challenge of defending himself in his rape trial as he tries to undermine his accusers' credibility without appearing callous to jurors, according to several legal experts.

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Jan 20, 2020

Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes film awards history
(This Jan. 19 story corrects spelling of Gudnadottir and of Todd)

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 20, 2020

UK issues commemorative coin celebrating rock band Queen
Britain's Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

'Parasite' scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances
South Korean thriller "Parasite" was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

'Parasite' scores upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances
South Korean thriller "Parasite" was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

'Parasite' wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards
The Korean-language film "Parasite" won the top prize, for best ensemble cast in a motion picture, at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

De Niro takes shot at Trump as he accepts SAG lifetime award
Robert De Niro, considered one of the finest motion picture performers of his generation, was saluted on Sunday with a lifetime achievement award from his acting peers, and used the occasion to take a veiled jab at U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

De Niro, Emilia Clarke arrive for Hollywood's SAG awards
A silver-haired Robert De Niro, sporting a beard, "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown, and Helena Bonham Carter of "The Crown" were among early arrivals at the Screen Actors Guild SAG) awards on Sunday, where Hollywood actors will make their picks for the best movie and television performances of 2019.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Apple's 'Morning Show' will deal with 'chaos' left behind in new season
The second season of Apple Inc's "The Morning Show" will deal with the leadership vacuum created by the sexual misconduct scandal on the fictional news program and may or may not see the return of star Steve Carell, producers said on Sunday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer Guonadottir makes film awards history
Golden Globe-winning Icelandic musician Hildur Guonadottir, 37, usually lives a quiet life in Berlin, but is about to see a lot more of Los Angeles' red carpets as nominations come flooding in for her score for Tod Phillips' film "Joker".

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Box Office: 'Bad Boys for Life' Towers Over 'Dolittle,' '1917'
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Universal's "Dolittle" and "1917" found out what "Bad Boys" will do when they come for you at the box office. Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," the third entry in the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led series, beat expectations and towered over the competition during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix up for more awards at Hollywood's SAG ceremony
Terrifying clown or heartbroken dad? Scheming pole dancer or ruthless divorce lawyer?

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 19, 2020

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars
In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop in New York City's Bronx, but for Thai rapper RachYo, the language of hip hop is universal.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 18, 2020

Late actor Paul Walker's vehicles garner $2.33 million at Arizona auction
Twenty-one vehicles owned by the late actor Paul Walker, who starred in the popular "Fast and Furious" movie franchise, sold for a combined $2.33 million during spirited bidding at an annual car auction in Arizona, officials said.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 18, 2020

Kim Kardashian shrugs off critics, reveals law school progress
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West said on Saturday she had successfully completed her first year of law studies while preparing to release a documentary about her advocacy work for criminal justice reform.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women
Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had unfairly tried to block white women from serving on the jury.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Elegant Kim Jones collection stars on Dior menswear runway
Sleek double-breasted suits, luxurious patterns and silky fabrics mingled to celebrate tailoring in a timeless menswear collection at the Christian Dior catwalk in Paris on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series
U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Netflix opens new Paris office, plans 20 French-language series
U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Days before Grammys, academy shakes up leadership over 'allegation of misconduct'
The organizers of the Grammy Awards have placed their president and chief executive, Deborah Dugan, on leave because of an "allegation of misconduct" they said in a statement, noting that the Jan. 26 show would go on as planned with an interim head.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 17, 2020

Recording Academy puts chief executive on leave days ahead of Grammys
The Recording Academy, whose members choose the Grammy winners, has placed its president and chief executive, Deborah Dugan, on administrative leave with immediate effect, it said on Thursday, just days before the Jan. 26 awards ceremony.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

Judge in Weinstein rape trial says case is not a 'referendum' on #MeToo movement
Four men and three women were chosen on Thursday as jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the judge cautioned against using the case to make a broader statement about the #MeToo movement.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

Judge in Weinstein rape trial says case not a 'referendum' on #MeToo movement
Three men and two women have been chosen as jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the judge cautioned against using the case to make a broader statement about the #MeToo movement.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

French prosecutors charge filmmaker Ruggia with sexual assault of minor
French film director Christophe Ruggia has been charged with sexual assault of a minor, Paris prosecutors said on Thursday, in a case involving a girl cast in one of his films nearly two decades ago.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

Harvey Weinstein jury selection: bias, big data and 'likes'
When lawyers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial question potential jurors on Thursday, they may already know who has used the #MeToo hashtag on Twitter or criticized victims of sexual harassment in a Facebook discussion.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

Lawyers in Weinstein rape case begin questioning potential jurors
More than 100 potential jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein were expected in Manhattan criminal court on Thursday as lawyers strive to choose 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former film mogul's fate.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 16, 2020

James Bond producer rules out female 007: Variety
The next James Bond will not be a woman, the movies' producer said in an interview, as speculation mounts about who could replace Daniel Craig as the legendary 007.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

Whitney Houston among six Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Late superstar Whitney Houston and five other artists and bands, living and dead - and representing a wide range of musical genres, including pop, electronica and rap - were unveiled on Wednesday as this year's inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

Weinstein seeks last minute New York trial delay, change of location
Former film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to delay his rape trial and move it out of Manhattan, the day before the final phase of jury selection is scheduled to begin.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

Director says in lawsuit Apple, Shyamalan stole her movie
A television series developed for Apple Inc by famed director M. Night Shyamalan blatantly copied a 2013 film, a copyright lawsuit filed on Wednesday claimed.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

'Star Trek' return 'irresistible,' says Patrick Stewart at new series premiere
Sir Patrick Stewart said returning to "Star Trek" was irresistible as he led a new generation of cast members down the red carpet for the premiere of a series devoted to his much-loved character Jean-Luc Picard.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

Late pop star Whitney Houston among six Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Late superstar Whitney Houston and five other artists and bands, living and dead - and representing a wide range of musical genres, including pop, electronica and rap - were unveiled on Wednesday as this year's inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 15, 2020

Jay-Z sues Mississippi prison officials over unfair conditions: NBC News
Rapper Jay-Z on Tuesday sued two Mississippi prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates who say authorities did nothing to stop violence that has killed five prisoners in the last two weeks, NBC News reported.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

'For Sama' directors hope Oscar nod will shine spotlight on Syria
Filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts are hoping the Oscar nomination for their documentary "For Sama" will remind people of the plight of Syrians affected by the country's nearly nine-year-old civil war.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

'Game of Thrones' actors among Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' cast
Amazon.com Inc unveiled the first cast of actors for its highly anticipated "The Lord of the Rings" streaming television series on Tuesday, including two "Game of Thrones" veterans, and said production would begin in New Zealand next month.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

Billie Eilish calls James Bond theme song 'huge honor'
American teen pop sensation Billie Eilish said on Tuesday she was honored to have been chosen to write and record the theme song from the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

Billie Eilish to perform new James Bond movie theme song
American teen pop sensation Billie Eilish is to perform the theme song from the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die," the singer and movie's producers said on Tuesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

French filmmaker detained over alleged sexual assault: prosecutors
French movie director Christophe Ruggia was taken into custody on Tuesday, Paris prosecutors said, over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl who was cast in one of his movies nearly two decades ago.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 14, 2020

Director Spike Lee to head 2020 Cannes Film Festival jury
U.S. director Spike Lee has been named president of the jury for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival, organizers said on Tuesday

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

'Parasite' director Bong says 'language barrier' broken after Oscar nod
"Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho said he was surprised and overjoyed when the film won six Oscar nominations on Monday, a historic first for South Korea's film industry and a sign that language is no longer a barrier to global success.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Keeping it real: a behind-the-scenes look at 'The Lion King' visual effects
How do you make a computer-generated lion, warthog and hyena look real while singing and talking at the same time?

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho says 'language barrier' broken after Oscar nod
"Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho said he was surprised and overjoyed when the film won six Oscar nominations on Monday, a historic first for South Korea's film industry and a sign that language is no longer a barrier to global success.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Model Gigi Hadid shows up for New York jury duty in Weinstein rape trial
More than 100 potential jurors showed up on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom for the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, including model Gigi Hadid.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

From beekeeping to fake priests, international movies find place at Oscars
From riots in modern Paris to beekeeping in North Macedonia, Oscar nominations on Monday for the best international feature film spanned a vast range of topics.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Oscar voters pass over big names including Eddie Murphy, JLo
Hollywood's Oscar voters passed over big names including Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro on Monday, while issuing a surprise first Academy Award nomination to actor Antonio Banderas for Spanish film "Pain and Glory."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Oscar voters snub J.Lo, Eddie Murphy and De Niro; Banderas lands first nomination
Hollywood's Oscar voters snubbed big names including Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro on Monday, while issuing a surprise first Academy Award nomination to actor Antonio Banderas for Spanish film "Pain and Glory."

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Obamas' production company lands Oscar nod for documentary 'American Factory'
Barack and Michelle Obama's production company scored an Oscar nomination on Monday for "American Factory," a documentary that chronicled what happened to workers when a Chinese billionaire purchased a manufacturing plant in the U.S. Midwest.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Model Gigi Hadid shows up for jury duty in Weinstein rape trial
Dozens of potential jurors showed up on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom for the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, including model Gigi Hadid.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and caused at least $110 million in damage.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

It's a (mostly) man's world as 'Joker' leads Oscar nominations
Dark comic-book story "Joker" led nominations on Monday for the Oscars in a best picture line-up dominated by stories by or about men and featuring only one actor of color despite efforts over the past few years to diversify the field.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Factbox: Thrill, honor and 'dream come true' for 2020 Oscar nominees
Oscar nominees expressed a mixture of pride, gratitude and honor on Monday after being short-listed for the 2020 Academy Awards, which will be presented on Feb. 9 in Hollywood.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

French designer cancels Paris fashion show, derailed by strike chaos
French designer Christophe Josse decided on Monday to cancel his catwalk show in Paris next week, blaming weeks of strikes against pension reforms for wrecking his preparations, just as the city gears up for two weeks of fashion events.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Potential jurors report to New York court for second week of Weinstein rape trial
Jury selection in the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein entered its second week Monday as the judge and lawyers in the case choose a panel of 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide his fate.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Netflix lands a leading 24 Oscar nominations in quest for best picture trophy
Streaming video service Netflix Inc will have another chance to snatch the movie industry's top prize from Hollywood's traditional film studios at next month's Academy Awards.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Brad Pitt bounces back with Oscar acting nod
Brad Pitt scored an Oscar nomination on Monday for his performance as a charming stuntman in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," cementing his return to the forefront of show business.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Factbox: 'Dream come true' for 2020 Oscar nominees
Oscar nominees expressed a mixture of pride, gratitude, honor and thanks on Monday after being shortlisted for the 2020 Academy Awards, which will be presented on Feb. 9 in Hollywood.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Netflix lands 24 Oscar nominations in quest for best picture trophy
Streaming video service Netflix Inc will have another chance to snatch the movie industry's top prize from Hollywood's traditional film studios at next month's Academy Awards.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Factbox: Key nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards
Nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, were announced on Monday. The awards will be handed out on Feb. 9 at a ceremony in Hollywood.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

'Joker' leads Oscar nominations with 11
Dark comic book story "Joker" led nominations on Monday for the Oscars, with 11 nods, including best picture.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 13, 2020

Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial enters second week
Jury selection in the high-profile rape trial of Harvey Weinstein is expected to enter its second week Monday, as the judge and lawyers in the case choose a panel of 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former movie producer's fate.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 12, 2020

Box Office: '1917' Defeats 'Star Wars' With $36.5 Million Weekend
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Sam Mendes' "1917" marched to box office victory, earning a solid $36.5 million from 3,434 theaters in its first weekend of wide release.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2020

UK's Queen Elizabeth calls Prince Harry for crisis meeting
Queen Elizabeth has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for a crisis meeting to discuss future arrangements for him and his wife Meghan following the couple's shock announcement that they want to step back from royal duties.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2020

Rapper Dave and singer Capaldi lead BRIT Award nominations
Rapper Dave and Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for this year's BRIT Awards with four nods each, in a new, slimmed-down list of prizes at Britain's top pop music honors.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2020

Talks on future of Harry and Meghan going well, royal source says
Discussions regarding future plans for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are progressing well and should conclude within days not weeks, a royal source said on Saturday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2020

British royal Meghan signed deal with Disney: Times report
Meghan, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, has agreed to record a voiceover for Disney in return for the company making a donation to a charity that works to protect elephants, the London-based Times reported on Saturday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 11, 2020

Independent film festival in China shuts, says 'impossible' to pursue independence
One of China's longest-running and largest independent film festivals has suspended operations "indefinitely", with the organizers saying it was now "impossible" to organize a festival with a "purely independent spirit".

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 10, 2020

Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in 'Bullitt' sells for $3.4 million
The 1968 Ford Mustang GT that Steve McQueen drove in the classic car chase from the movie "Bullitt, one of the most famed cars from American cinema, sold for $3.4 million at auction in Florida on Friday, Mecum Auctions said.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 10, 2020

Jane Fonda, Joaquin Phoenix join climate protesters outside U.S. Congress
Veteran activist and actor Jane Fonda was joined by fellow Hollywood stars Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Sheen at the foot of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Friday, where they demanded action on climate change alongside other protesters.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

Brazil's Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show
Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a domestically-made controversial Christmas special that depicts Jesus as gay.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania top court to hear appeal on sex crime conviction
Lawyers for Bill Cosby on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to hear his appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction, a month after a lower court rejected their argument that the disgraced comedian did not get a fair trial.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

Netflix appeals censorship case to Brazil's Supreme Court
Netflix Inc on Thursday appealed to Brazil's Supreme Court against an injunction preventing the video streaming service from showing a controversial Christmas special.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

Judge refuses to remove himself after Weinstein's lawyers claim bias
Denying he was biased, the judge in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial on Thursday refused to remove himself from the case, rejecting an accusation by the former film producers' lawyers.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out
When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the courtroom.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 09, 2020

'Hope, Heartbreak and Hollywood Classics': Harvey Weinstein's trial reading
Harvey Weinstein's New York trial on rape charges is expected to last up to two months, and the former film producer appears to be planning on spending some of that time reading a biography about two brothers whose personal lives marred their Hollywood award-winning careers.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2020

Justin Bieber says he has been fighting Lyme disease and mono
Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber revealed on Wednesday that he had been battling Lyme disease and a serious case of mononucleosis but said he was overcoming his health issues.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2020

Alex Trebek sees 'Jeopardy!' legacy as 'the importance of knowledge'
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said on Wednesday he has no plans to retire any time soon, but after 36 years on the television quiz show he knows what his legacy should be.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2020

Dozens excused from Weinstein jury as lawyers seek judge's removal
Dozens of potential jurors were excused on Wednesday from serving in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the former movie producer's lawyers accused the judge presiding over the trial of bias.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2020

Oscars to go host-less for second year, ABC says
The 2020 Oscars ceremony in February will again have no host, the head of ABC Television Entertainment said on Wednesday.

Reuters Entertainment
Jan 08, 2020

Judge excuses dozens of New Yorkers from serving on Weinstein rape trial jury
Dozens of potential jurors were excused Tuesday from serving in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, including two women who said they had been assaulted in the past and one who said a close friend had an encounter with the movie producer.

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