Today in entertainment history: Oct. 13

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.


Johnny Depp has no interest in an Oscar

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star is hotly tipped to be a contender at the next Academy Awards after receiving critical acclaim for his role as notorious gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in "Black Mass."


‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer is used to being compared to a pig

There's an uncanny similarity between the actress and "The Muppets" star Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend Denise.


‘Pan’ flops as ‘Martian’ dominates box office for a second week

Hugh Jackman's new movie "Pan" has failed to work its magic over U.S. moviegoers after debuting with a disappointing $15.5 million.


Paul Reubens to reprise ‘Batman Returns’ role in ‘Gotham’

The "Pee-wee Herman Show" star played Tucker Cobblepot in the 1992 film with Danny DeVito as supervillain The Penguin and Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader.


Cosby testifies for seven hours in abuse suit, lawyer says

Bill Cosby testified under oath for about seven hours on Friday in response to a civil suit brought by a woman who accuses the veteran comedian of sexually abusing her when she was 15, a lawyer for the plaintiff said.


Today in entertainment history: Oct. 12

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

Kurt Russell stars in "The Thing."

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Cosby to be deposed in sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby was expected to testify under oath in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the veteran comedian of sexual abuse.


OPENING WEEKEND: Biopic ‘Steve Jobs’ competes against ‘Pan,’ ‘The Walk’

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‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming

The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.


Carlton says there won’t be a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot

Alfonso Ribeiro is adamant there will never be a TV reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," because no one can take the place of their "cornerstone" James Avery.


‘Netflix and chill’ is going to cost you a little more

The price increase only affects new customers to the company's "standard" plan, which allows two viewers use a subscription at once.


Today in entertainment history: Oct. 9

A look back at the entertainment headlines that went down in history.


‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure

In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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2 Illinois Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.


Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure

The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.


Neil Patrick Harris writing children’s books

The "How I Met Your Mother" star is penning a new series called "The Magic Misfits."


Taraji P. Henson: ‘Empire’ feud rumors are ‘silly’

“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have branded rumors of an on-set feud “silly”. The pair play former…


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