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  • Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet

    Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet
    Katherine Heigl is suing New York drugstore chain Duane Reade to the tune of $6 million -- all over a tweet she claims misappropriated her image for commercial purposes without her consent.  Last month, the company tweeted out a link to a story with a...
  • Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...
  • Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon

    Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon
    Anne Hathaway has yet to make good on her oft-professed desire to perform in a Broadway musical. Her Oscar-winning turn as Fantine in the 2012 movie version of "Les Miserables" showed that she has the singing chops. And if we need more proof, the...
  • Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone

     Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone
    Annette Bening will tell you about Sinatra's phrasings, the beauty and brutality of "The Iliad," homeless enchanters, acting classes, the knife edge between the hilarious and the tragic and those transcendent roles such as her adulterous real estate agent...
  • Lupita Nyong'o hoping to reach 'unseen' as new Lancome ambassador

    Lupita Nyong'o hoping to reach 'unseen' as new Lancome ambassador
    We'll definitely be seeing more of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, but perhaps less on the big screen and more at the local beauty counter and in TV ads: The "12 Years a Slave" star has been named the latest Lancôme cosmetics "ambassadress." "I am truly...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • Annabelle Gurwitch on why 50 is the new 50

     Annabelle Gurwitch on why 50 is the new 50
    When Annabelle Gurwitch turned 50, she struggled to navigate her way through a stagnant marriage, the extensive list of anti-aging products offered at the beauty counter and solicitations from the AARP. In her new collection of humorous essays, "I See You...
  • Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe

    Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe
    Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few. "I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
  • 'Frozen' new highest-grossing animated film: What's your favorite?

    'Frozen' new highest-grossing animated film: What's your favorite?
    Disney's hit musical "Frozen" became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time over the weekend, pushing its estimated worldwide box-office haul to $1.072 billion and unseating "Toy Story 3" for the top spot. Now we're curious to hear what your...
  • Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'

    Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'
    Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
  • Mickey Rooney: A long and remarkable career in film, TV

    Mickey Rooney: A long and remarkable career in film, TV
    One of the last remaining stars of Hollywood's golden era, Mickey Rooney was born to vaudeville parents, and appeared with them onstage by the age of 1. He became a star when he was signed to play the part of comic book hero Mickey McGuire in a series...