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Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, leukemia survivor, fights stomach cancer

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TOKYO Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie "The Last Samurai" and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of "The King and I," is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to Broadway. | Video

Harry Potter to return to bookstores in script for London play

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BOSTON Harry Potter, the boy wizard hero of a series of best-selling books and hit movies, will return to British and U.S. bookstores this summer with the release of the script for an upcoming London stage play that chronicles Potter's adult life.

12:23pm EST

Kate Winslet goes 'properly evil' for crime thriller 'Triple 9'

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LONDON With bouffant hair and lots of bling jewelry, Academy Award winner Kate Winslet adds a somewhat different role to her acting repertoire in crime thriller "Triple 9", portraying a "properly evil" mafia boss.

Entertainment, Film 10:27am EST

'To Kill a Mockingbird' headed for Broadway debut

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NEW YORK Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin, producers said on Wednesday.

Entertainment, Arts 11:50am EST

Berlin film fest opens with Clooney - and eye on refugees

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BERLIN George Clooney will be in town on Thursday when "Hail, Caesar!" opens the annual Berlin Film Festival, and Meryl Streep is the competition jury president, but the politically attuned showcase hopes to attract refugees as well as film fans this year.

Entertainment, Film 11:47am EST

Tue, Feb 9 2016

Cosby's former lawyer dropped from Dickinson defamation lawsuit

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LOS ANGELES A California judge on Tuesday ordered that a former lawyer for comedian Bill Cosby be dropped from a defamation lawsuit brought by former model Janice Dickinson, Dickinson's attorney said.

Entertainment, People 09 Feb 2016

Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized, husband hopes she will live to 100

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LOS ANGELES Ailing movie actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was in a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday awaiting surgery, her husband said, adding that he hoped the star of Hollywood's golden age would survive to celebrate her 100th birthday in a year's time. | Video

Entertainment, People 09 Feb 2016

'Deadpool' fans fete movie's opening with cast

NEW YORK - After years in the making, "Deadpool" hits cinema screens this week and fans of Marvel's anti-hero got to interact with the movie's cast at a special event in New York on Monday. | Video

Entertainment, Film 09 Feb 2016

Fashionistas prepare for New York shows

NEW YORK - The seasonal catwalk calendar kicks off in New York this week, with the first of the fashion capitals presenting designers' autumn/winter 2016 womenswear. | Video

09 Feb 2016

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow testifies in trial of accused stalker

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LOS ANGELES Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow told a Los Angeles court on Monday that she feared for her safety after receiving dozens of letters from a man accused of stalking her for the past 17 years, according to media reports. | Video

09 Feb 2016