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SAG-AFTRA to Seek Strike Authorization Vote, Citing ‘Outrageous Rollbacks’ in Contract Talks

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SAG-AFTRA has decided to seek a strike authorization vote from its membership amid contentious film and TV contract talks with the major studios. The performers union said in a message to members Sunday night that the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers has pushed for “outrageous rollbacks” in the negotiations that began May 31…. Read more »

Bill Cosby Publicist: ‘Town Hall Meetings Are Not About Sexual Assault’

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Bill Cosby’s spokesperson has denied that his upcoming town hall meetings will be about sexual assault. Instead, Ebonee Benson says the speaking tour is actually about restoring the formerly beloved “Cosby Show” actor’s legacy. Benson stopped by CNN on Sunday to address the controversial town hall meetings put in place after Cosby’s infamous mistrial. A jury… Read more »

The Revolution Channel Prince, Finally Receive Their ‘Purple Rain’ Plaques at L.A. Concert and Party

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The water was especially warm Friday night when Prince’s longtime backing band, the Revolution, opened their show with “Computer Blue,” as they customarily have done on their current reunion tour. Much of the crowd packing out every last seat of L.A.’s Wiltern Theatre had taken time in the preceding hours to fire up their computers… Read more »

Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig Welcome ‘Despicable Me 3’ With ’80s Field Day

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After its last installment was released four years ago, the “Despicable Me” franchise returned to a yellow carpet on Saturday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The world premiere brought out key players including songwriter Pharrell Williams along with stars Miranda Cosgrove, Kristen Wiig, and Steve Carell. “They just continue to expand the world of… Read more »

China Powers ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ to $196.2 Million Opening at International Box Office

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The latest “Transformers” movie is seeing the lowest domestic opening in franchise history, but overseas numbers tell a different story. “Transformers: The Last Knight” from Paramount and Hasbro is projected to earn $196.2 million by Sunday from 41 international markets. That, combined with the domestic take of $69.1 million, would put the film’s global opening… Read more »

The Unbearable Rightness of Daniel Day-Lewis Retiring (Even if He Doesn’t Keep to It)

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When Daniel Day-Lewis, the greatest screen actor of his generation, announced this week that he would be retiring from acting, I had the same initial thought that, I assume, most everyone else did. After a few befuddled seconds of “Why?” I prayed that his announcement wasn’t the euphemism for a health crisis. Once I decided that… Read more »

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Trailer Teases End of Trilogy (Watch)

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The first trailer for “Pitch Perfect 3” has been released, offering possible plot points for the final film in the a cappella trilogy. Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, and the rest of the now-graduated Barden Bellas will face off against Ruby Rose in the musical movie. Trish Sie is directing based off… Read more »

Box Office: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Opens to Franchise Low $69.1 Million

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It seems the “Transformers” franchise is rusty. As of Sunday morning, “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth installment in the series directed by Michael Bay, looks to bring in $69.1 million from 4,069 domestic locations during its five-day opening weekend. That’s a franchise low for the sequel from Paramount and Hasbro, behind the first in the… Read more »

‘Pedicab’ Wins Best Film Award at Shanghai Festival

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“Pedicab,” directed by Paolo Villaluna from the Philippines, was Sunday named as the winner of the Golden Goblet trophy for best film at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The film follows an unusual collection of folk making a journey from Manila to their perceived paradise. Without the finance to pay for transport they decide to… Read more »