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Stars weigh in on making films that skip big-screen theatres and only stream

Stars weigh in on making films that skip big-screen theatres and only stream

TORONTO — When it comes to choosing film projects, Lily Collins says she tries to look at the story, not the distribution platform.
TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars

TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars

LOS ANGELES — From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.
Peter Mansbridge promises low-key exit from anchor chair at 'The National'

Peter Mansbridge promises low-key exit from anchor chair at 'The National'

TORONTO — Peter Mansbridge doesn't want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor's chair at CBC's "The National.
Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

NEW YORK — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" produ
'Big Bang Theory' star home destroyed by California wildfire

'Big Bang Theory' star home destroyed by California wildfire

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — The home of "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in California.
Christie says he won't meet with 'Dog' over bail reform

Christie says he won't meet with 'Dog' over bail reform

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has shut down any prospect of meeting with the former star of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" over the state's bail reform.
Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.
'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

LOS ANGELES — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died.
Judge to decide who gets comic com naming rights

Judge to decide who gets comic com naming rights

SALT LAKE CITY — Settlement talks have broken down between the organizers of two pop-culture conventions in California and Utah known for guests' elaborate costumes, Salt Lake Comic Con officials said Tuesday.

For a week, Fallon retakes the lead from Colbert

NEW YORK — Jimmy Fallon has topped Stephen Colbert in late-night ratings for the first time since Donald Trump has been president. But the NBC comic might want to keep the champagne on ice.