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3 days ago

‘Cheers’ star Woody Harrelson wants to open pot shop

Harrelson, who is best known for his roles in the film "White Men Can't Jump" and 1980s sitcom "Cheers," had applied for a license on behalf of his company Simple Organic Living LLC.

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‘Jungle Book’ triumphs, ‘Keanu’ stumbles, ‘Mother’s Day’ bombs

"The Jungle Book" pulverized a trio of box office lightweights, racking up $42.4 million to lead ticket sales for the third consecutive weekend.

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3 days ago

Today in entertainment history: May 2

A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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6 days ago

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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6 days ago

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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6 days ago

‘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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6 days ago

Today in entertainment history: April 29

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

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7 days ago

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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Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

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Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

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