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Ludacris joins the cast of ‘Empire’

The "Furious 7" star will play a police officer on the hit FOX show.

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Adam Sandler and ‘Pixels’ stars miss the ’80s

Leg warmers, video games, movies ... what would you bring back?

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Amy Schumer heartbroken by ‘Trainwreck’ theater shooting

The comedienne speaks out after multiple people were shot - some fatally - during a screening of her new movie.

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‘Jurassic World’ sequel coming in 2018

The record-setting "Jurassic Park" reboot plans a second installment.

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Today in entertainment history: July 24

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

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We beat Iran (in robot soccer)

The annual gathering of robotic whizz-kids and industry leaders features events ranging from football to simulated rescue operations.

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Jake Gyllenhaal plays boxer seeking redemption in ‘Southpaw’

The "Brokeback Mountain" star plays boxer Billy Hope who loses his family, his house and his manager and soon hits rock bottom.

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LeBron James’ new movie deal sparks ‘Space Jam’ rumors

The Cleveland Cavaliers star has scored a new deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment, for projects in TV and film.

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Bill Cosby loses latest legal bid to block sexual abuse lawsuit

The comedian lost his latest bid to fend off a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974.

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Ed Helms takes us on a new ‘Vacation’

This is a National Lampoon's adventure for a new generation.

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Jenner pulls back curtain on transgender life in TV’s ‘I Am Cait’

The emotional first episode of the eight-part docu-series on the new life of the former Olympic champion - and America's most high-profile transgender person - premieres Sunday.

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Today in entertainment history: July 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Jurassic World’ takes a bite out of ‘The Avengers’ to become world’s third biggest film

Now, only James Cameron movies "Avatar" and "Titanic" have been more successful worldwide.

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Here’s the pitch for the new ‘Muppets’ show

We didn't think it's possible to make "The Muppets" sweeter, funnier, and more lovable ... but apparently it is.

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Khloe Kardashian lands party talk show

"Kocktails with Khloe" will launch on cable network FYI later this year.

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Robin Williams’ daughter plans to lay low as death anniversary looms

Next month will mark the first anniversary of the star's suicide, and his daughter asks fans to be kind online.

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12 animals more likely to kill you than a shark

Sure, shark attacks have been in the news lately ... but dogs, jellyfish, and even cows are more likely to knock you off.

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Chases and explosions as Bond returns in ‘Spectre’ trailer

The first full trailer for the latest James Bond film promises the usual action-packed explosions, fast-paced chases, and dealings with sinister characters.

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Today in entertainment history: July 22

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

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Cosby testimony puts ’70s party drug quaaludes back in news

Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s.

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Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).