What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
(Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:
Masks, cameras, action! Film production restarts in California
POMONA, Calif. (Reuters) - Filming crews are beginning to tentatively return to set in California, after a hiatus forced on the industry by the coronavirus pandemic.
Depp tells court ex-wife attacked him on night he learned he'd lost $650 million
LONDON (Reuters) - Movie star Johnny Depp concluded five days of testimony in his libel case against Britain's Sun newspaper on Monday, saying his ex-wife Amber Heard had thrown a "haymaker" punch at him on the night he found out he had lost $650 million.
UPDATE 1-Depp tells court ex-wife attacked him on night he learned he'd lost $650 million
LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) - Movie star Johnny Depp concluded five days of testimony in his libel case against Britain's Sun newspaper on Monday, saying his ex-wife Amber Heard had thrown a "haymaker" punch at him on the night he found out he had lost $650 million.
AMC reaches agreement with bondholders to reduce debt by up to $630 million
(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Monday it had reached an agreement with bondholders to reduce its debt by up to $630 million, as the theater industry suffers from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews Exit 'Dancing With the Stars'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After 28 seasons, Tom Bergeron will no longer be hosting "Dancing With the Stars." Erin Andrews, his co-host since season 18, has also departed the show.
Hollywood Reacts to Naya Rivera's Death: 'She Spoke Truth to Power With Poise and Fearlessness'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After news broke that "Glee" star Naya Rivera's body had been recovered at Lake Piru on Monday afternoon, celebrities took to social media to pay their respects to the young actor.
'Batman' to get new spinoff police TV series
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Batman" universe is expanding, with a TV series set in Gotham City's police department that will explore corruption, streaming platform HBO Max said on Friday.
âThe Ultimate Holdâ: Why Disney has investors stuck in place
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is planning to reopen its Orlando-based Walt Disney World theme park on July 11, ending the longest shutdown of the company's highly profitable U.S. theme park division in its history.
'Glee' star Naya Rivera presumed drowned as search continues for body
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former "Glee" star Naya Rivera is presumed to have drowned while boating on a lake near Los Angeles, authorities said on Thursday, but no body had been found almost 24 hours after she was last seen.
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Elvis Presley's grandson dies aged 27
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A little-known member of one of rock 'n' roll music's royal families, Benjamin Keough, grandson of the late Elvis Presley and only son of the "The King's" daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, has died aged 27, her spokesman said on Sunday.
Battle of Britain flypast marks Vera Lynn funeral
DITCHLING, England (Reuters) - A Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flew past the funeral of Vera Lynn on Friday, honouring a singer who became a symbol of hope during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic before her death last month at 103.
Battle of Britain flypast marks Vera Lynn funeral
DITCHLING, England, July 10 (Reuters) - A Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flew past the funeral of Vera Lynn on Friday, honoring a singer who became a symbol of hope during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic before her death last month at 103.
UPDATE 1-Five suspects arrested in Los Angeles killing of rapper Pop Smoke
LOS ANGELES, July 9 (Reuters) - Five suspects were arrested on Thursday in the killing of rap musician Pop Smoke, who was shot dead during a break-in and robbery of a Hollywood Hills home where he was staying at the time, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Five suspects arrested in Los Angeles shooting death of rapper Pop Smoke
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Five suspects were arrested on Thursday in the killing of rap music artist Pop Smoke, who was shot to death inside his Hollywood Hills home during a reported break-in earlier this year, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Delta CEO says air travel 'at a stall' amid resurgent virus, recovery over 2 years away
CHICAGO, July 14 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines warned on Tuesday it will be more than two years before the industry sees a sustainable recovery from the "staggering" impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with demand largely tracking the curve of infections in different places.
TikTok's U.S. users prepare for life without the video app
(Reuters) - Ty Gibson, 20, of Greensboro, North Carolina, brushed off speculation last week on TikTok that his favorite video sharing platform was going to be banned.
Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service
(Reuters) - Comcast-owned NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market on Wednesday when it launches its Peacock streaming service nationally, offering 20,000 hours of content, including NBC shows such as â30 Rock,â âCheersâ and âSaturday Night Live.â
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UPDATE 1-Japan traces new coronavirus outbreak to Tokyo theater boy-band show
TOKYO, July 14 (Reuters) - Tokyo health officials appealed on Tuesday for more than 800 theatergoers to get tested for the novel coronavirus after a production starring Japanese boy-band members was found to be the source of at least 20 cases.
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