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  • 'Scandal,' Angie Harmon, Wanda Sykes Honored at Gracie Awards

    It was definitely a ladies' night at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday evening as the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation honored female thesps, producers and correspondents at the 39th annual Gracie Awards gala. Over 30 awards were presented at the...
  • 'Godzilla's' Gareth Edwards to Direct 'Star Wars' Spinoff

    "Godzilla" director Gareth Edwards has been tapped to direct Lucasfilm's first standalone "Star Wars" film -- not related to the next planned trilogy -- that Disney has dated for release on Dec. 16, 2016. Gary Whitta ("The Book of Eli") will write the...
  • Edgar Wright Exits Marvel's 'Ant-Man' as Director

    In a surprise announcement, Edgar Wright has left Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" as its director, the company said Friday. Marvel already has tapped a new director, but has yet to reveal who landed the job. Hollywood and Marvel's fan community will be...
  • Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress

     Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress
    Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. The region in...
  • It's a Small World to become a big Disney film

    It's a Small World to become a big Disney film
    It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie. Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
  • Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore

    Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore
    The author Ishmael Beah grew up listening to his grandmother tell folk tales that explained, among other things, why a spider has a narrow waist. He quickly realized that beneath the whimsy were hidden life lessons he was expected to master. "I...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    In a new video from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams showed off a first look at what Lucasfilm and Disney describe as the new X-Wing starfighter that will appear in the film. The teaser gives a good look at the one-person...
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • John Goodman in Talks to Star in Bad Robot's 'Valencia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller "Valencia." Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment. The majority of the movie takes place in an underground...
  • Pinewood Gets Greenlight from U.K. Gov't for Expansion Plans

    LONDON -- The U.K. government has given Pinewood Shepperton the greenlight to move forward with its expansion plans at Pinewood Studios, where "Star Wars: Episode VII" is shooting. Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local...