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Nigerians spent N3 billion in cinemas for first half of 2019

Nigerians spent nearly 3, 124, 026, 959 billion Naira to watch box office movies at Nigerian cinemas between January and June.
Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.
Victor Boyce, the father of the Disney late actor Cameron Boyce has broken his silence on the tragic death of his son, who died in his sleep last week following a seizure linked to “an ongoing medical condition”.

Cameron Boyce’s father shares last photo of late actor

Victor Boyce, the father of the Disney late actor Cameron Boyce has broken his silence on the tragic death of his son, who died in his sleep last week following a seizure linked to “an ongoing medical condition”.
Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, others stun at ‘The Lion King’ premiere

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ beats ‘Avatar’ domestically, struggles globally

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has broken ‘Avatar’s record as the number one movie of all time in the United States but struggles to complete the win globally.
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Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut

Disney’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has smashed the record for the highest opening weekend, raking in $1.2 billion worldwide.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

US firm returns $400 million fund to Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi murder

United States talent agency Endeavor has returned a $400m investment fund to Saudi Arabia and cancelled its contract with the kingdom over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the New York Times reported.

Black Panther movie nominated for Oscar

Marvel Studios film “Black Panther” made Oscars history on Tuesday, landing the first best picture nomination for a superhero movie, as crowd-pleasing blockbusters muscled into a contest recently dominated by art-house fare.
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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyonce feature in Disney’s Lion King

Nigerian born English actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor 41, plays Scar, while singer Beyonce gets the role of Nala in the adaptation of Disney’s animated feature “Lion King.”

21st Century Fox agrees to sell its 39% stake in Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its 39 per cent stake in Sky to Comcast, giving the US cable and media giant full control of the British television giant.

Father of boy saved from Paris balcony convicted for negligence

The father of the little boy who was rescued dangling from a fourth-storey Paris balcony by a Malian migrant dubbed Spiderman received a three-month suspended jail sentence Tuesday for leaving the child home alone.
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Nigerians react to Disney Nigerian fairy-tale movie ‘Princess Sade’

Some Nigerians on Wednesday in Abuja commended the new Disney Nigerian fairy-tale princess called `Sade’, presently being produced by Rick Famuyiwa and Co-written by Ola Shokunbi.
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Disney to develop African fairytale “Sade’’ with Nigerian producer

Renowned production studio, Disney, is currently developing an African fairy tale movie “Sade’’ with Nigerian-American producer and director, Rick Famuyiwa.

In Pictures: 2Baba, Mo Abudu, others accompany VP Osinbajo to Hollywood

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday visited Hollywood during his working visit to the United States.

From Hollywood ‘god’ to #MeToo pariah: The disgrace of Weinstein

For decades, he was the kingmaker lording it over Hollywood who Meryl Streep famously called “God.” But on Friday, Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape, the most famous pariah of the #MeToo cause.

Harry, Meghan delay honeymoon, begin royal duties

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ tops North American box office again

"Avengers: Infinity War" dominated the North American box office for a third straight weekend, raking in $62.1 million as it easily fended off competition, industry figures showed Monday.

Ron Howard: ‘Star Wars’ as big as The Beatles

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard said Saturday directing a movie in the “Star Wars” universe was as daunting as making his Beatles documentary thanks to the intense fan love.

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Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has sent his best wishes to Matthijs de Ligt following the completion of his €75 million move to Juventus.

Ajax goalie Andre Onana bids farewell to Matthijs de Ligt after Juventus move

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has sent his best wishes to Matthijs de Ligt following the completion of his €75 million move to Juventus.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Oluwo of Iwo wants death penalty for kidnappers

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.
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Matthijs de Ligt reveals why he chose to sign for Juventus

Old Trafford and Camp Nou had been mooted as potential landing spots for the Netherlands international, with Manchester United and Barcelona reportedly keen, but the Allianz Stadium is his new home.

Soldier drives against traffic, brutalises motorist after causing accident

In a video, that has gone viral, a soldier was seen assaulting a driver on Moloney Street in the Lagos Island area of Lagos.

FIFA: Iran agrees to allow women watch upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Iran’s Football Federation has agreed to allow women to attend upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers of their men’s national team but that approval from the government is still needed.