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Relax, Oliver fans, he's not really quitting

Friday, 18 May 2018, 10:25 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Relax, John Oliver fans. He's not really quitting. It was all a joke. The host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" said Sunday that he'd achieved all he'd wanted for the show by having an Australian...

'Phantom Thread' star Manville shifts to TV comedy in 'Mum'

Friday, 18 May 2018, 09:34 Last update: about 1 month ago Associated Press

If Lesley Manville's Oscar-nominated portrayal of an icy, unyielding family gatekeeper in "Phantom Thread" sent shivers down your spine, "Mum" is the antidote. In the U.K. sitcom available on...

Olivia de Havilland asks court to revive 'Feud' lawsuit

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 10:22 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Olivia de Havilland has asked the California Supreme Court to revive her lawsuit against the FX Networks show "Feud: Bette and Joan." Lawyers for the 101-year-old actress filed the appeal Friday,...

Netflix dystopian series 'The Rain' told through youth eyes

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 10:20 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Post-apocalyptic productions have proliferated in recent years just like the cliches around them. A human-made disaster occurs, survivors turn on each other and audiences go on dark journeys with...

Foy: 'Crown' pay gap issue 'definitely opened my eyes'

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:19 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood. "It definitely opened my eyes to a lot. And I certainly won't be naïve...

Netflix documentary explores RFK's legacy 50 years later

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:35 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

He was once called the most likely American in the 20th century to become president. But Robert F. Kennedy's bid to follow in his older brother's footsteps as commander in chief was cut short the same...

Bobby Brown struggles with daughter's death in biopic taping

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:32 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

— Bobby Brown often broke into tears as he watched scenes being filmed involving his daughter's death for his upcoming biopic. "You never really get over it," he said about the death of...

Andie MacDowell says it's time for men to 'drop the towel'

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:30 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

In "The Beach House," Andie MacDowell plays a warm-hearted widow, Lovie, who's devoted to her grown (but still growing up) children and another vulnerable brood, the sea turtles that nest near her...

TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 11:28 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Members of the cast of TV's "Homeland" call it "spy camp." It's when they travel to Washington to pick the brains of top U.S. intelligence officials. And it's where Hollywood meets real-world...

'The Crown' star speaks about pay disparity

Monday, 7 May 2018, 11:27 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

The Crown" star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. A producer disclosed last month that...

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