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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

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REVIEW: Key and Peele put a paw print in the win column with ‘Keanu’

The best of Key and Peele's work on Comedy Central was as smart as it was funny. "Keanu" is proof they haven't gone soft by going Hollywood.

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Today in entertainment history: April 29

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

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REVIEW: ‘Green Room’ is a gory, good time

It's lean, mean, loud and grisly, and a ton of bloody fun.

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Appeals court to hear ex-Subway pitchman’s appeal May 20

A federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ returning for 10 year reunion

The 2001 film, featuring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper and Amy Poehler, among others, was a box office flop upon its release, but it has become a cult classic over the years.

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Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

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Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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Keanu Reeves voices the cat star of ‘Keanu’

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele star in the action comedy as friends who set out on a mission to rescue their stolen kitten, named after "The Matrix" actor, by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

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Roberts and Aniston celebrate ‘Mother’s Day’

An all-star case that includes Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis weaves several fractured family relationships into a story line that ultimately intersects on the day that celebrates being a mom.

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Bill Cosby takes legal hits in abuse cases on both U.S. coasts

Courts on both U.S. coasts dealt setbacks to Bill Cosby's legal team on Tuesday, as the comedian kept trying to fend off lawsuits over allegations that he has sexually abused women for decades.

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Today in entertainment history: April 27

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Jennifer Hudson to star in ‘Hairspray’ live musical

Bosses at NBC are developing the classic '80s flick into their next live TV event.

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Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone bringing back classic Disney villains

Jolie is officially returning to star as Maleficent in the sequel to the 2014 film, while Stone is set to portray "101 Dalmatians'" Cruella de Vil in another Disney spin-off, titled "Cruella."

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Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

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