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Actress/Entertainer Penny Marshall Dead At 75

Funeral services were pending Tuesday for Penny Marshall, who rose to fame portraying street-wise Laverne De Fazio in the 1970s sitcom "Laverne and Shirley" but later became a successful director by helming films such as "Big" and "A League of Their Own."

`Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Tops Weekend Box Office

Sony's animated feature "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" was the most popular film at the box office in its opening weekend, taking in an estimated $35.4 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry figures released Sunday.

`Killer Queen’ As ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Champions Weekend Box Office

It's a "Killer Queen" weekend at the nation's movie theaters Sunday, as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and two other movie debuts are pushing Hollywood to a 10.7 percent increase in receipts this year over last.

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

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.

Burt Reynolds Dead At 82

Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed heart-throb of 1970s cinema who won acclaim in "Deliverance" and a host of awards later in his career for "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his family announced.

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.

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.
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