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Ben Affleck officially bows out of The Batman film

Ben Affleck has officially stepped out of starring in Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman film.

Barack Obama debuts at spot 22 on Billboard Hot R&B chart

Former US president Barack Obama has made his debut on musical charts at number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart this week.
Norman Gimbel

Award-winning lyricist behind “killing me softly” passes on at 91

Norman Gimbel, the Oscar and Grammy-winning lyricist behind “Killing Me Softly”, “The Girl From Ipanema” and the theme from the iconic sitcom “Happy Days” has passes on aged 91.
Chiwetel Ejiofor

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.”

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Oscar-winning director Milos Forman passes on at 86

Milos Forman, the anti-authoritarian director who left his native Czechoslovakia for creative freedom in the U.S. and captured Oscars for the masterpieces One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, has died. He was 86.

Ex-employee accuses Michael Douglas of sexual harassment

A former employee has accused Michael Douglas of sexual harassment and misconduct in her presence, charges the Oscar-winning Hollywood megastar has vehemently denied.

Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations

Russell Simmons, who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings, said Thursday he was quitting his business empire after fresh allegations of sexual abuse.

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Kevin Spacey allegations

Netflix’s hit series “House of Cards” is going to end with its sixth and final season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Academy considers expelling disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was due to hold an emergency session Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations.

Apple, Amazon reportedly in the running for James Bond movie rights

Apple and Amazon have reportedly joined the bidding war for James Bond distribution rights, and the companies are willing to spend a lot of money.

David Letterman back from retirement at 70 with new talk show

David Letterman is coming out of retirement with a new talk show, two years after ending his 33-year-long stint at CBS.

Vin Diesel and NBC plan ‘Miami Vice’ reboot

American television network NBC is working with action star Vin Diesel on a reboot of hit police drama “Miami Vice,” sources told AFP on Wednesday.

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Everton seek to lure Emmanuel Dennis from Club Brugge

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