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US box office suffers worst weekend in 16 years as Hollywood’s bleak summer continues

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US box office suffers worst weekend in 16 years as Hollywood’s bleak summer continues

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No major new releases and the boxing showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor spells disaster for US cinemas

An already slacken August came to a screeching halt at the US box office, where no major new releases were unveiled. That allowed the Samuel

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Woody Harrelson will be Han Solo’s mentor in upcoming ‘Star Wars’ movie

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Is this haircut signed on too? Watch this space !Image: Lionsgate
Woody Harrelson is confirmed to join the young Han Solo Star Wars movie.
The Hollywood Reporter noted on Jan. 3 that Harrelson was in talks to join

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Oscars new members: eight things we learned from the 2016 invite list

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Oscars new members: eight things we learned from the 2016 invite list

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Check your postbox: this year the Academy has asked an unprecedented number of film industry luminaries to join their ranks as part of a drive to doubled diversity by the end of the decade. Heres what were taking away from the RSVPs

Being white

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Is this a photo of Bill Murray or Tom Hanks? The internet can’t decide

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Is this a photo of Bill Murray or Tom Hanks? The internet can’t decide

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A photo posted to a Facebook group triggered debate just as furious as that surrounding The Dress is it Murray impersonating a crying newborn, or is it Hanks?

Bill Murrays mood swings were so tempestuous during the course of its attain of Ghostbusters

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Roberto Duran: boxing’s imperfect hero is still swinging after all these years

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Roberto Duran: boxing’s imperfect hero is still swinging after all these years

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Luis Miguel Echegaray: The outsized personality of the iconic Panamanian boxer, whose life is the subject of new biopic, was on full display this week in New York

Im sitting in the hall of the Smyth Hotel in downtown Manhattan waiting for Roberto Durn,

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: hackers threaten to post movie online unless Disney pays ransom

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: hackers threaten to post movie online unless Disney pays ransom

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Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that cinema would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin

Hackers claim to have plundered Walt Disneys forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are threatening to release it unless the

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All hail Will Smith and Tom Hardy, Hollywood’s bad accent monarches

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One attempts a Nigerian accent and goes all over the map, the other chewings through dialect like a bear on Leonardo

Against all odds, I get deceived by one of those online phishing strategies on Monday. A fake NBA.com store was ad Kobe Bryant

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Princess Leia: can Star Wars makers maintain Carrie Fisher’s beloved character running?

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Princess Leia: can Star Wars makers maintain Carrie Fisher’s beloved character running?

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Actor had completed filming of Episode VIII, due for release in 2017 by Disney, and iconic character was thought to be included in future instalments

Carrie Fishers unexpected death has not just left Star Wars fans heartbroken it may thrust the Disney film studio

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How Robert Evans changed movies for ever- and for the very best

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How Robert Evans changed movies for ever- and for the very best

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With The Godfather and Chinatown, Robert Evans revolutionised the movie industry. Now, Simon McBurney is staging the moguls scandalous memoir, The Kid Stays in the Picture. They talk about art, life and America

Half a century ago, Hollywood was at a crossroads. The major

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Will Smith on the pros and cons of playing a real-life figure in Concussion

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The actor addressed the challenge of playing Dr Bennet Omalu in the NFL damning drama Concussion at the Palm Springs international cinema festival

Will Smith induced his first major appearance of 2016 over the weekend in California alongside the real-life subject of the actors

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