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Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan in new 'Star Wars' streaming TV series

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Ewan McGregor will reprise his "Star Wars" role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in a series for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, the actor announced to fans of the beloved movie franchise on Friday. Read More

 

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Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them

(Reuters) - The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet after the band. More »

 

Special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case: judge

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A judge in Chicago on Friday named a special prosecutor to probe the case involving former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have ruled a hoax. More »

 

Twerking hillbilly? Yes. Cheater and liar? No, says Miley Cyrus

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Miley Cyrus on Thursday said she was no angel, but angrily denied rumors she had cheated on her estranged husband, actor Liam Hemsworth. More »

 

Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday. More »

 

Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or estate, intended to defend and promote the legacy of the controversial entertainer. More »

 

Amazon's 'Carnival Row' mixes crime thriller, love story, fantasy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's next original series will take viewers to "Carnival Row," a lavish Victorian-era fantasy world where mythical creatures are forced from their homeland and must live uneasily alongside humans. More »

 

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s. More »

 

Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said. More »

 

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee. More »

 

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