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Reese Witherspoon’s media firm to be sold to Blackstone-backed company

Academy award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon's media company, Hello Sunshine, is selling itself to a newly formed media firm backed by Blackstone Group Inc for an undisclosed sum. The sale will value the company at...

Scarlett Johansson lawsuit shows stars are caught in industry transition

Scarlett Johansson's decision to sue Walt Disney Co alleging a breach of contract highlights how some Hollywood stars are caught in the middle of a transition where studios are increasingly opting for dual theatrical and streaming releases,...

Spanish judge seeks tax fraud trial for pop singer Shakira

A Spanish judge has seen "sufficient evidence" for Colombian singer Shakira to face trial for tax fraud, a court document released on Thursday (July 29) said. Judge Marco Jesus Juberias has wrapped up a...

Dusty Hill, bassist for ZZ Top, dies aged 72

Dusty Hill, the bassist for rock group ZZ Top, has died, according to a statement by his bandmates. Posting on the ZZ Top official website, bandmates Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons wrote "We are...

Hamaguchi Ryusuke scoops best screenplay in Cannes

Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamusa Oe of Japan won best screenplay for their tale of heartbreak and loss in "Drive My Car" on Saturday, (July 17) at the closing night of the 74th Cannes International Film Festival.

Britney Spears says won’t perform while her father controls career

Britney Spears on Saturday (July 17) said she would not perform again while her father retains control over her career, and said the conservatorship she has been under for 13 years had "killed my dreams."

Spike Lee accidentally reveals “Titane” as Palme d’Or winner at Cannes

"Titane," a serial-killer movie by French director Julia Ducournau won the Palme d'Or for Best Picture at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, the festival's jury chairman spike Lee told the ceremony before it was supposed to...

Jacques Audiard portrays middle class, multi-racial Paris in Cannes film

French director Jacques Audiard's new film "Paris 13th district" ("Les Olympiades") does not show the Eiffel Tower, Hausmannian buildings or the Seine River. He trains his lens instead on the brutalist apartment towers of...

Singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo arrives at White House to promote vaccines

Singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo arrived at the White House on Wednesday (July 14) to visit U.S. President Joe Biden and infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci and to record videos encouraging young people to get vaccinated...

Cannes welcomes back cinema lovers after 2-year hiatus

 The 74th Cannes Film Festival will open on Tuesday (July 6), with filmmakers and cinema professionals looking forward to a "return to normal". This year's event runs from July 6-17 and, with France's coronavirus...

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Reese Witherspoon’s media firm to be sold to Blackstone-backed company

Academy award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon's media company, Hello Sunshine, is selling itself to a newly formed media...

Pentagon placed on temporary lockdown after nearby shooting

A shooting outside the Pentagon on Tuesday (August 3) resulted in several casualties after a Pentagon police officer was attacked, with law...

Biles returns to claim balance beam bronze, Guan wins gold

Simone Biles made a fearless return to competition on Tuesday (August 3), capping a tumultuous Tokyo Games with a bronze medal on...

Hazmat called for suspicious envelope at DHL

HOUSTON – The HFD hazmat team has determined that a suspicious envelope reported at a DHL facility last night did not contain...

Man injured in workplace accident on Humble Westfield Road

HOUSTON – A man was rushed to the hospital after sustaining a traumatic injury at a workplace on Humble Westfield Road.