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*NSYNC Immersive Experience Headed to Hollywood Ahead of Walk of Fame Star Dedication

Ahead of *NSYNC’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star dedication on April 30, the group is bringing an immersive experience called “Dirty Pop-Up” to Los Angeles which will feature new official merchandise. Licensing partner Epic Rights, a leading music merchandising and concert artist services company, is presenting the pop-up, named after *NSYNC’s 2001 hit “Pop,” better known […].....»»

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Bradley Cooper on His Secret Pact With Lady Gaga for ‘A Star is Born’

When first-time director Bradley Cooper was shooting his forthcoming remake of “A Star in Born,” his co-star, Lady Gaga (aka Stefani Germanotta), made a deal with him. “She said right from the beginning that there would be a bargain,” Cooper recalled at a public talk at the Tribeca Film Festival with Robert De Niro. He […].....»»

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Seagull’

Why is it that in cinema, remakes are so often reviled, whereas on stage, each new production of a classic play brings a fresh wave of anticipation, as we wonder how the director and cast might choose to interpret the characters this time around, and thrill to the idea of watching the material brought to […].....»»

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Prince’s Estate Launches Comprehensive ‘Discography’ Website Filled With Videos, Photos, More

The music beat has been in overdrive this week — between Avicii’s tragic death, Coachella, Beychella — and the Prince beat in particular: The run-up to today’s second anniversary of his passing was preceded by the announcement that there will be no criminal charges in his death from an accidental overdose (which resulted in the release […].....»»

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Watch Ariana Grande’s Surprise Performance at Coachella

Ariana Grande performed her new single “No Tears Left to Cry” live for the first time on Friday night at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. As Variety previously reported, the singer was expected to make a surprise appearance at the Indio, Calif. festival, though it was unclear with whom she would perform. Grande took […].....»»

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Police Say ‘No Criminal Suspicion’ in Avicii’s Death (Report)

According to multiple media reports, sources within the Oman police department have said they have “no criminal suspicion” in the Friday death of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died Friday at a resort in Muscat, Oman of undisclosed causes at the age of 28. Two post-mortem examinations have […].....»»

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Avicii Mourned at Coachella by Musicians, Fans, Industry

The unexpected death of EDM superstar Avicii on the first day of the second weekend of the 2018 Coachella festival brought a somber tone to the desert fest, especially near the Sahara Tent — the EDM stage where (in a different location on the field) the DJ closed out the night in 2012. Avicii received […].....»»

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Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers,’ Dies at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Power films and one of the shortest men in the world, has died. He was 49. The news was posted to his official Facebook page. Read the full statement below. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne […].....»»

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Tribeca Film Review: Ethan Hawke in ‘Stockholm’

Stockholm Syndrome is a phenomenon we’re all familiar with — at least, in the abstract. In a hostage situation, some ordinary folks will start to sympathize and identify with the people holding them hostage; it’s a survival technique that carries a weird undercurrent of transgression, as if they secretly wanted to be their captors. In […].....»»

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Coachella Recreated Eminem’s ‘Mom’s Spaghetti’ Because of Course It Did

The past few years, nearly as much hype has been made of Coachella’s food lineup as the music, and this year has been no different: concepts from major restaurateurs, including NY’s David Chang and LA’s Stephane Bombet, are among the fests’ many food booths. But it’s not been their fried chicken sandwiches and poke bowls […].....»»

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‘Greatest Showman’ Tops Disc Sales Charts as ‘Last Jedi’ Slips to No. 2

After two weeks at No. 1, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” finally ceded the top spot on the national home video sales charts to a new release from 20th Century Fox. “The Greatest Showman,” a musical biopic about circus showman P.T. Barnum, took the No. 1 spot the week ended […].....»»

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‘A Quiet Place’ Reclaims Box Office Crown, ‘Super Troopers 2’ Outdoes Expectations

John Krasinski’s surprise hit “A Quiet Place” has returned to its No. 1 slot in its third weekend at the domestic box office with $20 million from 3,808 theaters, up 219 sites from last weekend. In second is last weekend’s box office topper, Dwayne Johnson’s “Rampage,” with about $18 million from 4,115 theaters. The action […].....»»

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Hans Zimmer to Receive Steiner Award at Hollywood in Vienna Gala

Composer Hans Zimmer will receive the 2018 Max Steiner Award at the annual Hollywood in Vienna concert gala. The event is scheduled for Oct. 19 at the Konzerthaus in the Austrian capital, Hollywood in Vienna founder and CEO Sandra Tomek announced. “Hans Zimmer has had a close connection to Vienna for some time now,” Tomek said, […].....»»

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Chanel’s Tribeca Film Fest Luncheon Toasts to Women’s Movements in Industry

Tears were shed at Chanel’s Tribeca Film Festival luncheon celebrating women filmmakers on Friday. Paula Weinstein, Tribeca Enterprises executive vice president, made a speech to a restaurant full of female filmmakers, producers, writers, actresses and gatekeepers that acknowledged just how much things have changed in the entertainment industry. “In my early days in Hollywood, there […].....»»

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “Ready Player One,” has earned more than $500 million for Warner Bros. around the globe, with a large portion emanating from China. “Ready Player One” is also now the 10th-largest Chinese grosser for Warner Bros, earning more than $200 million from the country. The action-sci fi’s opening marked Warner Bros.’ largest […].....»»

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Todd Rundgren and Utopia Talk Reunion Tour, Healing Old Rifts as Hell Freezes Over

Any major fan of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia has pretty much been living in a constant state of dystopia for the last 25 years. It’s been more than three decades since the band went on seemingly eternal hiatus and a quarter-century since they did their seemingly one and only reunion tour in Japan. But now Rundgren’s […].....»»

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Verizon Sells Yahoo’s Flickr Photo-Sharing Site to SmugMug

Verizon is shedding another asset from its Oath division: The telco has sold photo-sharing service Flickr — which had been part of Yahoo — to SmugMug. Terms of the deal, announced late Friday, weren’t disclosed. SmugMug said Flickr will continue to operate separately, telling users that SmugMug and Flickr accounts will “remain separate and independent […].....»»

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Renewed for Season 15 at ABC

“Grey’s Anatomy” has been renewed for a fifteenth season at ABC, making it the longest-running primetime drama in the history of the network. “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way,” said Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment. “Thanks to fiercely loyal fans who have been […].....»»

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Joshua Malina on ‘Scandal’ Series Finale: ‘I Like That Shonda Didn’t Wrap Everything Up So Neatly’

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Over a Cliff,” the series finale of “Scandal.” While “Scandal” fans said goodbye to Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and the rest of the gladiators during the season finale Thursday night, there was one character whose goodbye was literal — suffering a gruesome ending before the […].....»»

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Universal Wins Rights for Stephen King’s ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie

Universal Pictures has won an auction for Stephen King’s “The Tommyknockers,” which is being developed as a movie by producers James Wan and Roy Lee. The deal closed Friday afternoon. Netflix and Sony were also bidding. Wan, who’s directing “Aquaman” and produces “The Conjuring” franchise, will produce through his Atomic Monster company. Lee, whose credits […].....»»

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