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‘The Star Wars Show’ offers weekly look at the franchise

Lucasfilm and Disney are producing a weekly online video series about the franchise.

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck planning to resurrect writing partnership

Since 1997's acclaimed "Good Will Hunting" debut, they have not collaborated on a screenplay, despite writing scripts independently of each other.

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‘Surge pricing’ at the bar?

That pricing feature that makes an Uber ride cost more at 2 a.m. might soon be coming to your local watering hole.

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Amazon is good for cinema industry

The Cannes film festival is partly opening the door for streaming video giants this year, allowing Amazon to make its debut on the Croisette while leaving Netflix out of its 69th annual session.

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U.S. TV networks take new risk by airing shows against Olympics

The Olympics are such a television ratings juggernaut for NBCUniversal that rival U.S. networks have always watched from the sidelines, airing reruns and other cheap programs that are not going to attract many eyeballs.

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Today in entertainment history: May 12

A look at the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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Jared Leto’s Joker laugh is creepy

The actor perfected his menacing laugh for the Joker in "Suicide Squad" by scaring strangers on the streets of New York and Toronto, Canada.

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Jodie Foster mines human impact of financial risk in ‘Money Monster’

When Jodie Foster wanted to explore the human relationship with technology and virtual intimacy in her latest directorial effort "Money Monster," she opted to use Wall Street as her setting and raise the dramatic stakes by holding George Clooney hostage.

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Today in entertainment history: May 11

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Amazon takes aim at YouTube with new video service

The service, called Amazon Video Direct, will make the uploaded videos available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or be packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription.

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Report claiming bias in Facebook ‘trending’ topics sparks social media outcry

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media.

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Andre the Giant biopic in the works

A film about the life of larger-than-life actor is in the works.

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The Rock plans Robin Williams ‘Jumanji’ tribute

The wrestler turned actor, 44, is set to star in a new version of the beloved 1995 film about a boy who gets trapped in a magical board game.

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Today in entertainment history: May 10

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise to star in ‘The Mummy’ remake

The film is set to rival the Marvel "Avenger's" franchise, with each character eventually getting their own spin-off movie.

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Jared Leto to star in ‘Interview with the Vampire’ reboot

The role of bloodsucking lead vampire Lestat was made famous in the original 1994 film by Tom Cruise, who starred alongside Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst and Christian Slater in the movie.

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Lee Daniels departs Richard Pryor biopic

The filmmaker is no longer the director of the upcoming Richard Pryor biopic.

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ starts summer with sizzling $181.8 million

The third "Captain America" movie met lofty expectations with the fifth-best domestic opening weekend of all time -- trailing only "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Jurassic World" at $208.8 million, "Marvel's The Avengers," and "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

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When police are chasing one of their own

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This is one story that gives whole new meaning to the idea of a police chase.

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Nikki Sixx ‘turns his back’ on Motley Crue

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Drummer Tommy Lee says he hasn't heard from Sixx since the L.A. show on New Year's Eve, and the bassist made it pretty clear he didn't want to stay in contact.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

1 day ago in Music

Ozzy gets a train

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The rocker is to have a Midland Metro tram named after him in his native Birmingham, England, and Ozzy will meet the caboose on Thursday.

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10,000 days of running

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A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong — 27 years later.