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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Movie studio executives are eating some popcorn to celebrate. New figures from the Motion Picture Association show the global box office hit a record $40.6 billion in 2017. Big gains in China helped offset a slowdown in movie attendance in the U.S. and Canada. MPAA chairman-...
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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Tributes are pouring in for television producer Steven Bochco who died Sunday at age 74 after a battle with leukemia. Bochco, who won 10 primetime Emmys, created the hugely influential police dramas "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" and the legal drama "LA Law," in...
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CBS News
March 23, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (CBSNews) - - A firefighter was killed battling a five-alarm blaze late Thursday night in Harlem, reports CBS New York. The fire broke out around 11 p.m. on a movie set in the basement of an unoccupied residential building, New York Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters...
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USA Today
March 09, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Kristen Wiig will join the next "Wonder Woman" film, confirmed director Patty Jenkins. Wiig will play the villain Cheetah in "Wonder Woman 2." Cheetah is known for her speed and reaction time, as well as her sharp claws. "So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes! It's true! So incredibly...
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USA Today
KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 08, 2018 - 12:09 pm
HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A massive crowd gathered in front of the El Capitan Theater to see an honor many think was long overdue. A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Mark Hamill for a career highlighted by his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in five "Star Wars" films was unveiled Thursday. "Never...
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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Lawyers and a spiritual advisor for a man accused of stealing one of Hollywood's biggest awards came to his defense and he has pleaded not guilty to grand theft of an Oscar. "What’s the value of an Oscar?" Attorney Daniel Brookman asked and suggested it’s not possible to...
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USA Today
March 06, 2018 - 12:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - When Frances McDormand's Oscar statue was returned after allegedly being stolen she said she didn't want to press charges. Turns out she couldn't if she wanted to. However, the suspected thief may still go to jail. It's a little-known fact Oscar winners don't actually own...
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March 04, 2018 - 9:27 pm
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway made up for their Oscars flub last year, when they mistakenly named "La La Land" the winner of best picture. Instead, the two correctly announced on Sunday that "The Shape of Water" won best picture at the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This...
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J.P. DeLauri
March 04, 2018 - 9:18 pm
(CBS News) - Kobe Bryant's film "Dear Basketball" won the Academy Award for "best animated short" Sunday, but the win brought sharp criticism to the academy, coming as it did amid the rise of the #MeToo and Time's Up movement. Bryant was arrested in 2003 after a 19-year-old accused him of rape, an...
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