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Theater sees record sales after Kevin Bacon announcement

August 27, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut theater in Hartford says it had its highest sales day in its 52-year history after announcing Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 classic film “Rear Window.” Bacon made the announcement Tuesday. Hartford Stage officials tell the Hartford...

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New pals Lawrence and Schumer writing a comedy together

August 27, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer aren’t just riding jet skis together. They’re making a movie. A representative for Lawrence confirms Wednesday that Lawrence and Schumer are writing a screenplay. In an interview with The New...

Justin Bieber to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

August 27, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber will be back on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Wednesday that the 21-year-old singer will be performing the song “What Do You Mean” from his forthcoming album at Sunday’s extravaganza at...

Prosecutors review evidence in fatal crash involving Jenner

August 25, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday began reviewing evidence and considering whether charges should be filed against Caitlyn Jenner in a traffic collision that killed a woman on a coastal California highway. The case was being examined by the Los...

Sean Hayes to be divine in ‘An Act of God’ in Los Angeles

August 25, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hayes will play God Almighty in the City of Angels next year. Producers of the “An Act of God” said Wednesday that the Emmy Award-winning former “Will and Grace” star will step into the big role starting Jan. 30...

Judge overturns actor Terrence Howard’s divorce settlement

August 25, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge overturned Terrence Howard’s divorce settlement with his second wife Monday, finding the actor was coerced into signing the settlement by her threats to leak private details. Superior Court Judge Thomas Trent Lewis’...

AMC’s ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ debuts to record audience

August 25, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday’s 90-minute series premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead” made television history. Delivering 10.1 million viewers, it took the crown as most-watched series debut in cable TV history for total viewers and all key demos,...

Nevada Museum of Art opens unique Lake Tahoe exhibit in Reno

August 23, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first major historical art survey of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra’s infamous Donner Pass takes an ambitious trip through two centuries, highlighting the roles of Native Americans and railroad barons and the tourists and scientists...

Bon Jovi says he didn’t want to disappoint Vancouver fans

August 23, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi says he rebooked a canceled Vancouver show at a new venue because there was no way he was going to disappoint fans in the city he called home for six years. The rock star was to perform at Rogers Arena...

Morial, DuVernay, Sapp to get McDonald’s 365 Black Awards

August 23, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A native son, a film director, a gospel giant and an award-winning journalist are among the 2015 recipients of the McDonald’s 365 Black Awards, which recognizes African-Americans who excel in their fields and give back to their...