Chester Bennington, the lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, has died from an apparent suicide. He was 41. Bennington, who has long been plagued by substance abuse problems, was found dead Thursday morning at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office confirmed to the Daily News. The […]

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O.J. Simpson may find a new home on the small screen. An insider tells Page Six the former NFL star, 70, who was granted parole Thursday after serving nine years on an armed robbery conviction, is being swamped with offers to film a reality show. “Everyone in town is shopping him a reality show,” a source […]

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Making a Marvel movie like “Spider-Man: Homecoming” can be “maddening or exhilarating”, according to visual effects expert Lou Pecora. And the toughest shots in this effects extravaganza might not be the ones you think. Like most modern blockbusters, the effects in “Homecoming” were divided among different VFX companies, including Sony Pictures Imageworks, Iloura and Trixter. […]

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Charlize Theron said she “definitely put in the work” playing an empowered female protagonist in her upcoming thriller “Atomic Blonde” because, she said, she “didn’t want anybody to be able to say, ‘A woman can’t do that.'” “A woman can do all of this because we’re amazing,” the actress said on “Good Morning America” today, describing […]

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The Oscar winner tells THR about civilian bravery in WWII and why there’s so little dialogue and no Germans onscreen. “Men my age dictate this war — why should we be allowed to send our children to fight it?” says Mark Rylance in Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s WWII movie recounting the British military evacuation of the titular French […]

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Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to reteam with HBO for an original alt-history drama Confederate, which imagines a modern-day America where the South won the Civil War, and slavery remains legal. Benioff and Weiss stated: “We have discussed Confederate for years, originally as a concept for a feature film. But our experience on Thrones has convinced us that […]

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After many months of negotiations, the longtime host of American Idol has finalized a deal to return to the franchise that made him a star. He joins Katy Perry, the only confirmed judge, on the ABC reboot, which is expected to roll out with heavy fanfare this spring. He used his other TV platform, Live with Kelly and […]

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Felicity Jones will star as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the biopic “On the Basis of Sex,” with shooting starting in Montreal in September. Mimi Leder is directing from Daniel Stiepleman’s script, which was named to the 2014 Black List and detailed the numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career. Focus Features […]

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Madonna is suing an auction house to block the sale of some of her “highly personal items”– including a love letter to a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of underwear and a hairbrush containing her hair. “I understand that my DNA could be extracted from a piece of my hair. It is outrageous […]

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Sally Hawkins is at the center of the otherworldly first trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” portraying a lonely janitor at a government laboratory who befriends an aquatic man in a tank played by Doug Jones. Set in 1963, the trailer portrays Hawkins’ Elisa as a mute woman — trapped in a life of […]

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