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Bill Nunn, Radio Raheem of Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing,' dies at 63

Bill Nunn, a character actor best known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in director Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 63.

Nunn’s wife, Donna, confirmed his death to the Associated Press and said he had been battling cancer.

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Box office: 'Magnificent Seven' remake rides to the top spot in its debut

Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the classic 1960 western “The Magnificent Seven” may not have lived up to its name with the critics, but the film still got off to a strong start at the box office.

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Holly Hunter makes a leading-lady comeback — even if she won't call it that

The restaurant table was a little wobbly, so Holly Hunter did what every 58-year-old Oscar-winning actress in an elegant outfit would do: she folded up a packet of papers and got down on the floor to fix it.

"Does that work?" she asked in her trademark Lowcountry accent, as she extended her arms and neck to get the balance right.

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Monty Python's Terry Jones is diagnosed with dementia

Terry Jones, the 74-year-old star of the English comedy troupe Monty Python, has been diagnosed with a severe form of dementia.

The diagnosis was made public as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Wednesday that Jones was set to receive its Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film and Television.

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Wanda Group partners with Sony Pictures, giving China’s richest man a leg up in Hollywood

The Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group announced a partnership with Sony Pictures on Friday, giving it some creative control over upcoming Sony films and underscoring China’s rapidly rising influence in Hollywood. 

Wanda, which is led by China’s richest man, Wang Jianlin, will invest an undisclosed amount in Sony Pictures and "highlight the China element in the films in which it invests,” the

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AFI Fest highlights Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong

The upcoming AFI Fest announced Thursday that it will highlight “a trio of diverse female trailblazers” to be featured on the festival’s key art and included in the programming lineup. Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong will all be given special recognition by the festival.

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