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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Strikes Box Office Gold, Again

"Crazy Rich Asians" remained the number one movie in North America this weekend, and an analyst said its performance might help bring the romantic comedy genre back in favor with Hollywood moviemakers.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Opens Atop North American Box Office

The critically acclaimed "Crazy Rich Asians" romanced its way to the top of the North American box office in its debut weekend, out-dueling a prehistoric shark, according to final figures released Monday.

Beverly Hills News – USC Suspends Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center Names

USC's Annenberg School of Journalism announced Wednesday it has temporarily suspended the name of the Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center while Moonves, CBS' chief executive, is being investigated for allegations of sexual harassment involving his tenure at the network.

Disney Axes Director James Gunn Over Offensive Tweets

"Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director James Gunn has been axed from the third movie over a series of offensive messages posted on Twitter several years ago.

Morgan Freeman’s Attorney Demands CNN Retraction

  Morgan Freeman's lawyer Tuesday demanded an immediate retraction and apology from CNN, which reported that the Academy Award-winning actor has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment or inappropriate sexual comments on movie sets, during promotional activities and at his Los Angeles production company.

ABC Cancels `Roseanne’ After Star’s Twitter Rant

  Responding to a racially charged Twitter post by star Roseanne Barr comparing former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, ABC Tuesday canceled Barr's successful comedy series reboot "Roseanne."

Beverly Hills News – Polanski’s Wife Blasts Academy Membership Invitation on Behalf of Husband’s Treatment

French actress Emmanuelle Seigner has rejected an "offensive" invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and blasted the body for the way it has treated her husband, film director Roman Polanski.

Beverly Hills News – Paley Center, Hammer Museum to Air FIFA World Cup Live Friday

The Belgium-Brazil 2018 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal will be shown live Friday on a movie-size screen at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills and on a big screen at the Hammer Museum in Westwood.

Charlie Sheen in Court with Ex for Exposing Her to HIV

  A judge said Wednesday he wants to study the issues further before possibly requiring out-of-court arbitration for  a one-time girlfriend of Charlie Sheen, who claims in a lawsuit that the actor exposed her to HIV.

Morgan Freeman’s Attorney Demands CNN Retraction

  Morgan Freeman's lawyer Tuesday demanded an immediate retraction and apology from CNN, which reported that the Academy Award-winning actor has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment or inappropriate sexual comments on movie sets, during promotional activities and at his Los Angeles production company.

ABC Cancels `Roseanne’ After Star’s Twitter Rant

  Responding to a racially charged Twitter post by star Roseanne Barr comparing former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, ABC Tuesday canceled Barr's successful comedy series reboot "Roseanne."

Roman Polanski Threatens to Sue Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

#MeToo Movement Heads to Cannes Film Festival

Around 100 top actresses and female film directors will stage a protest on the red carpet at the Cannes film festival to support the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, the organizers said Monday.  

Television Icon Steven Bochco Dead, at 74

Steven Bochco, the writer and producer behind the iconic 1980s and '90s TV shows "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue," died Sunday morning at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia.

Disney Announces Corporate Restructuring Ahead of Streaming and Online Push

Preparing for its upcoming push toward online and streaming services, the Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. announced a corporate restructuring Wednesday that includes the creation of a "direct-to-consumer" division.

Beverly Hills News – Kobe Bryant, Oscar-Winning Filmmaker

After winning an Oscar for best animated short film for his love letter to the sport "Dear Basketball," retired Lakers star Kobe Bryant said Sunday evening he is thrilled with his second career as a storyteller and wants to do more.
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