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January 19, 2018 2:00 PM Chris Hemsworth goes into 12 Strong battle pondering Thor’s future

The Thor actor has had a packed two years, working non-stop to film and promote multiple Marvel movies and the new film 12 Strong. The Thor actor lists off a packed schedule going back two years, including production of last November’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. That was followed by his modern horse-soldier adventure 12 Strong before filming back-to-back appearances 7

January 18, 2018 7:46 PM Paul Rudd gets Man of the Year award from Harvard’s Hasty Pudding theatrical group

Hasty Pudding President Amira Weeks said the entire organization is in awe of Rudd, “specifically, in his ability to have not aged since 1995.” Rudd will get his pudding pot during a roast at Harvard on Feb. 2. CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—Actor and screenwriter Paul Rudd has been named 2018 Man of the Year by the nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization 7

January 12, 2018 9:47 PM Trump’s lawyer arranged $130,000 payment to porn star to keep her quiet about alleged sexual encounter: report

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Stephanie Clifford, whose goes by the name Stormy Daniels in films, reached a $130,000 deal a month before the 2016 election, which prevented her from going public. The White House is calling the Journal’s story “old, recycled reports.” WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment 14

January 3, 2018 2:44 PM Stingray Digital acquires Qello Concerts for on-demand concerts and music documentaries

MONTREAL—Stingray Digital Group Inc. has acquired Qello Concerts, an over-the-top streaming service for on-demand concerts and music documentaries. Stingray says the deal will allow it to benefit from operational expertise and instantly elevate its status in the over-the-top business. Qello Concerts was founded in 2010 and has a catalogue of concert 13

December 13, 2017 3:34 PM Titanic, The Goonies, Die Hard among 2017 additions to U.S. National Film Registry

The Library of Congress announced the 25 films added to the registry Wednesday. The library selects movies for preservation because of their cultural, historic or artistic importance. NEW YORK—A band of misfits known as the Goonies, a sinking ship, some baseball ghosts and the unrelenting New York cop John McClane are being added to the prestigious National 13

December 11, 2017 9:09 PM Grant Munro, 'Canadian animation legend,' dead at 94

Winnipeg filmmaker was hired at NFB by Norman McLaren and went on to work on Oscar-nominated films. Grant Munro, a Winnipeg filmmaker whom the National Film Board calls a “Canadian film and animation legend,” has died at the age of 94. “Grant Munro was a Canadian animation legend, whose work has left an indelible mark on Canadian culture and on the global 23

December 6, 2017 5:11 PM Indigenous films, French zombie flick on TIFF's annual list of top Canadian movies

TORONTO -- The Toronto International Film Festival's annual list of top Canadian movies includes Indigenous stories, a French-language zombie film, and the directorial debut of two Montreal brothers starring Evan Rachel Wood. The selection is part of TIFF's Canada's Top Ten Film Festival, which includes 10 days of screenings and events in Toronto and a cross-country 16

December 4, 2017 1:41 PM Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at age 79

NEW DELHI - Shashi Kapoor, a prolific Bollywood actor and producer from the 1970s and '80s, has died after a long illness. He was 79. A family member, Randhir Kapoor, said he died Monday in Kokliben Hospital where he was being treated for a kidney ailment. Kapoor acted in more than 100 Hindi films. He also appeared in a handful of British and American 14

November 29, 2017 6:06 PM Disney chooses Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan

LOS ANGELES - It took a year of searching and nearly 1,000 candidates, but the Walt Disney Studios has found its Mulan. The studio says Wednesday that Chinese actress Liu Yifei will play the warrior in the live-action epic from director Niki Caro. The 30-year-old actress, who is also known as Crystal Liu, is well known in China as a model, actress and singer 14

November 26, 2017 1:03 AM Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

LOS ANGELES -- Director Ron Howard says his actor father Rance Howard has died. He was 89. Howard announced his father's passing Saturday on Twitter. He praised his father for his ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity. The elder Howard also was the father of actor Clint Howard and grandfather of actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige 18