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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Solo: A Star Wars" story doesn't just introduce audiences to a new actor playing Han Solo, it shows his sidekick Chewbacca in ways he hasn't been seen in previous "Star Wars" films. Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo said the differences surprised "Solo" star...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thandie Newton jokes that there might be something off about Alden Ehrenreich — because how else could he take on the pressure-filled role of Han Solo with so much ease? "Every week, I was expecting a call that Alden had had a nervous breakdown and wouldn't be...
Snow Patrol, "Wildness" (Polydor/Republic) My goodness, has it really been seven years since the last Snow Patrol album? It has indeed. But you'll soon know why when you listen through all 10 tracks of "Wildness." Lead singer Gary Lightbody looks backward to his youth and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When the Grammy-award winning country duo Sugarland went back to the studio after a five-year hiatus, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush had a big secret to keep under wraps. Pop superstar Taylor Swift, who shares the same Nashville-based Big Machine...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return. He praised younger authors such as Ta-Nehisi Coates and Teju Cole, and confided that he had read "Born to Run...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It's "Stormy Daniels Day" in West Hollywood, California. The mayor and members of the City Council will give the porn actress the Key to the City in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the adult boutique Chi Chi LaRue's. Daniels has said she had an...
So long a staple of the moviegoing experience, the summer comedy has fallen on hard times. There are hardly any on this season's release schedule, and one of the more promising candidates — "Ibiza," starring the terrific Gillian Jacobs and the former "Saturday Night Live" cast...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments in a British tourist's lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for injuries the tourist suffered while taking part in a 2013 vanishing. Gavin Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt and Luke Bryan will be performing live at the CMT Awards show next month. The performers were announced Wednesday for the June 6 awards show held in Nashville, Tennessee, and...