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LONDON (AP) — Ken Barrie, who provided the voice of affable animated letter-carrier Postman Pat, has died. He was 83. His daughter Lorraine Peterson said Friday that Barrie had died of liver cancer at his home near London. Born Leslie Hulme, Barrie was originally a singer,...
NEW YORK (AP) — When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis was taken to see "Cats" in London. It turned out to be theatrical catnip. "It was so magical and it was such a spectacle, just the music and the dance, everything was so emotional. I just remember loving it," she recalled. "...
ATLANTA (AP) — Nas, one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking. The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's "The Get Down" and IFC Films' "The Land...
NEW YORK (AP) — As Baz Luhrmann walks on set for the press day of his first television series, "The Get Down," he can't separate his professional self from his personal self and settles in by directing his own interview. Ever so apologetically, he makes suggestions to the crew...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation. The Pokemon Company's consumer marketing director J.C. Smith said in an interview this week that they're updating the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country trio Lady Antebellum announced a hiatus last year, singer Hillary Scott thought it was a good opportunity to finally work on an album of hymns with her equally talented musical family. But instead she found herself grieving over a miscarriage...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Actress and outspoken Democrat Debra Messing has called a Twitter truce with country singer and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton following a politically charged spat. Shelton told Billboard in an interview published Thursday that Republican nominee Donald...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Steven Caple Jr. was mentoring some elementary school students at an inner-city park in Los Angeles when he spotted two stray kids hopping a fence with their skateboards. He went to go kick them out of the park and ended up talking with them instead...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When one of Hollywood's most objectified women talks about tabloid culture, people listen. But while actresses are cheering Jennifer Aniston's recent essay connecting the media's obsession with her looks to the overall objectification of women, most are...