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Weekend Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Continues To Scare Up Business

Netflix Orders Prince Documentary Series

Netflix has hired Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay to direct a documentary series about late pop icon Prince, the streaming giant told AFP Tuesday.

L.A. Federal Judge Hears Dismissal Arguments in Weinstein/Judd Lawsuit

A Los Angeles federal judge heard arguments but made no immediate ruling Tuesday on Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Ashley Judd, alleging that the disgraced producer tried to have the actress blackballed in Hollywood as retaliation for rejecting his sexual advances.

CBS’ Moonves Expected to Resign

Embattled CBS Chairman Les Moonves was expected to resign Sunday or early Monday, several national news organizations reported at mid-morning, as the #metoo cultural movement claimed an industry titan.

Beverly Hills News – LeBron James to Executive Produce Showtime Documentary Series on NBA Players

LeBron James will be among the executive producers of a three-part documentary series on the changing role of athletes, focusing on NBA players, scheduled to premiere on Showtime in October.

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.

‘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 – Beverly Hills Historian Phil Savenick Presents Televisionary Art, The Teenaged Inventor of TV, @ Paley Center for Media

The world debut and preview of an international museum exhibit about the 14-year old who conceived electronic television 1922 will be Saturday, August 11, at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills. The Philo Farnsworth Exhibit thehistoryoftv.com contains never-before displayed relics of the invention of television.

Beverly Hills News – LeBron James to Executive Produce Showtime Documentary Series on NBA Players

LeBron James will be among the executive producers of a three-part documentary series on the changing role of athletes, focusing on NBA players, scheduled to premiere on Showtime in October.

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.

Paramount Television President Fired for Inappropriate Comments

Paramount Television President Amy Powell has been fired after making inappropriate racial comments, it was reported Friday.

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.
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