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Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.

'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31

New York's Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until a New Year's Eve opening gala, it said on Monday, as it announced a season shortened by the coronavirus epidemic.

MTV goes dark, record labels hit pause as U.S. protests rage

Youth television channel MTV and other stablemate channels said they will go dark around the world on Monday to mark the death in police custody of George Floyd, joining other U.S. entertainment outlets in condemning racial inequality.

Music industry leaders vow to pause business for a day in observation of Blackout Tuesday

The show will be paused. At least, that's the message coming from leaders and artists in the music business as part of a movement being referred to as Blackout Tuesday.

Jay-Z speaks out after calling Minnesota Governor to discuss justice for George Floyd

Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota and Jay-Z are speaking out about a phone call they had over the weekend to discuss the death of George Floyd and where to go from here.

Nick Cannon explains why he felt he had to go to Minneapolis

Nick Cannon is discussing why he felt compelled to go to Minneapolis and join the protests against the death George Floyd's murder.

John Legend says his friendship with Kanye West has evolved

John Legend and Kanye West are in "different places," according to the singer.

Halsey opens up about her experiences protesting over the weekend

Halsey took to the streets of Los Angeles over the weekend to take part in the protests in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Ashley Banjo: 'I looked at George Floyd and I saw my dad'

Diversity's Ashley Banjo reflects on the death of George Floyd and growing up mixed race in the UK.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200,000 to the NAACP

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are trying to do their part amid the protests against police brutality.

Aaadriaaaan! Sylvester Stallone to narrate 'emotional' new 'Rocky' documentary

A new "Rocky" documentary is on its way -- and it's narrated by the Italian Stallion himself, Sylvester Stallone.

Coronation Street sets date to resume filming

The ITV soap's cameras will roll again on 9 June, 11 weeks after the cobbles fell quiet.

Zimbabwean film industry makes Netflix debut with 'Cook Off'

Zimbabwean film Cook Off, a romance about a struggling single mother who finds love during a cooking competition, premiered on Netflix on Monday, a debut that its makers hope will propel the country's small film sector to global audiences.

George Floyd: Music industry calls for 'blackout' over death

Record labels say they will not release new music this week, as musicians join protests in the US.

Obituary: Christo Javacheff, the artist who wrapped the world

The artist known as Christo was famous for wrapping huge buildings and entire coastlines in fabric.

'Insecure' star Kendrick Sampson says he was shot with rubber bullets 7 times during George...

Actor Kendrick Sampson said he was shot seven times with rubber bullets by police in Los Angeles on Saturday during a protest over the death of George Floyd.

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé is asking her legions of fans to take action after the death of George Floyd.

KSI: 'I wanted to make my parents proud through YouTube'

The YouTuber says his mum and dad initially wanted him to become a doctor or lawyer.

Dancing On My Own: The story behind Robyn's 2010 'sad banger'

The Swedish singer discusses her pop classic, and how she once became 'tired of the broken heart'.

'People use us to go to sleep to': Sudoku solvers become internet sensation

Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world are watching these men solve Sudoku puzzles.

Actor Michael Angelis dies aged 76

The Liverpool-born actor was known for Boys from the Blackstuff and narrating Thomas The Tank Engine.

Chrissy Teigen pledges to donate $200,000 to bail out protesters across the country

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night "MAGA night" at the White House.

Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September

An Independent Cinema Office survey found only a quarter of venues planned to open before autumn.

Killer Mike urges Atlanta protesters 'not to burn your own house down' in emotional plea

Killer Mike made an emotional plea for calm Friday night as a protest in Atlanta against police brutality turned violent.

Coronavirus: How drive-in raves and cinemas will work in the UK

The events industry has new ways to keep us entertained while social distancing is still in place.

Remi Wolf on how she makes music videos in lockdown

How rising star Remi Wolf made the promotional video for her new track in the middle of the pandemic.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

Missing live music? There may be a solution coming to a parking lot near you.

Denzel Washington called 'good Samaritan' after coming to aid of distressed man

Denzel Washington is being called a "good Samaritan" after coming to the aid of a man in distress in Los Angeles last week.

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World re-opening plans

Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday.

Coronavirus: Cultural sector "first to suffer and last to come back" - Bjorn Ulvaeus

Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus says calls for more government support to help the cultural sector through coronavirus.