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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.

Reality Programming to be Featured at Creative Arts Emmys

The two-night Creative Arts Emmy Awards conclude Sunday evening at the Microsoft Theater with awards in 43 categories to be presented, including as outstanding host for a reality or reality competition program.

Beverly Hills News – “The Nun” Takes Top Spot in Weekend Box Office

Horror movie "The Nun" was the top draw in North American movie theaters this weekend, extending a remarkable string of recent successes by Warner Bros., industry watchers said. 

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.

‘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.

Paramount Television President Fired for Inappropriate Comments

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

City Council Returns MOA To Metro For More Mitigation

The Beverly Hills City Council was not satisfied with the draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that has been negotiated over several months with Metro for Section 2 of the Purple Line Subway Extension.

Grant Tinker’s Widow Sues Stepsons for $4 Million

Grant Tinker's widow Monday sued one of her stepsons for nearly $4 million she says she is owed from the sale of the couple's Bel-Air mansion.

‘Making a Murderer’ Case Goes Before the US Supreme Court

 The US Supreme Court on Thursday will decide whether to hear an appeal in a case made famous by popular Netflix series "Making a Murderer" that raised troubling questions about the American judicial system.

Actor Detained by Police in Glendale Says He is Victim of Racial Profiling

A black actor who says he was taken into custody at gunpoint at the Glendale Galleria by officers searching for burglary suspects following a high-speed pursuit will hold a news conference Tuesday alleging he was wrongfully detained in a case of racial profiling.

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."
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