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BTS announces US theater premiere of 'Break the Silence' film

BTS is set to bring its latest film to movie theaters next month, a plan that will depend on which venues actually are open.

'The Secret Garden' yields a less appealing version of the children's classic

"The Secret Garden" is one of the more enduring titles in children's literature, having been adapted for the screen multiple times, including a splendid 1993 version. That's the backdrop to the latest movie based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, which makes puzzling choices in harvesting the material, mostly providing an incentive to go back and watch the last one again.

Howard Ashman gets a well-deserved tribute in the Disney+ doc 'Howard'

Disney honors one of its own with "Howard," an emotional documentary tribute to the late "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin" lyricist Howard Ashman. Teamed with composer Alan Menken, nobody did more to put the studio's animation back on the map, making his loss to AIDS in the midst of that run all the more poignant.

Eurovision Song Contest is coming to America

One of the world's most popular singing competitions is headed to the United States.

How 'The Matrix' is a trans story, according to Netflix and co-director

Netflix has posted a Twitter thread explaining the trans themes in "The Matrix," after one of its co-directors confirmed earlier this week that the movie was an allegory for gender transition.

Wayne Fontana: 1960s pop star dies at 74

He found stardom on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1960s with songs including Game Of Love.

'Dirty Dancing' is getting a sequel

Because nobody puts Baby in a corner.

The Matrix is a 'trans metaphor', Lilly Wachowski says

Lilly Wachowski, who came out as trans in 2016, says the "world wasn't quite ready" in 1999.

I'm A Celebrity will swap jungle for ruined British castle, ITV says

The reality show will swap the Australian jungle for a ruined British castle for this year's series.

Brecon Jazz: 'Ambitious' virtual festival during lockdown

Organisers of the annual Brecon Jazz Festival say hosting it online will make it "greener".

How Daniel Kaluuya's new film 'became more relevant'

The British star is playing Black Panther Fred Hampton, whose death shocked America.

Coronavirus: Calls for artists to get a 'guaranteed state income'

The future generations commissioner says artists should get a guaranteed income from the state.

Grammy-winning producer Detail charged with rape

The music producer, who once worked with Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, is charged with raping five women.

Why Nadia Rose put her 'finger up' to music bosses

The rapper on controlling her own destiny, "outlandish" new music, and receiving texts from Rihanna.

'Wonder Woman 1984' debuts new teaser

We're getting another glimpse at the upcoming "Wonder Woman 1984."

In pictures: Pools from Above

Photographer Brad Walls captures the beauty of swimming pools from an aerial view.

Alyssa Milano thought she was dying and tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies

Alyssa Milano says she has tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after having tested negative for Covid-19.

Hollywood censors films to appease China, report suggests

US film bosses want to avoid losing access to China's lucrative box office market, report suggests.

'Big Brother: All-Stars' meet their competition in Season 22 premiere

"Big Brother" was back Wednesday with a live two-hour Season 22 premiere that revealed just who the new houseguests would be.

Zoe Saldana apologizes for playing Nina Simone in panned 2016 biopic

Actress Zoe Saldana has apologized for playing Nina Simone in a 2016 biopic, four years after she was heavily criticized for darkening her skin and wearing a prosthetic nose for the role.

Making TV shows during coronavirus is taking more time -- and money

TV shows can get back up and running during the age of Covid-19. But as Hollywood seeks to adopt new health and safety protocols, production is going to take more time -- and money.

'An American Pickle' is both sweet and a little sour

Seth Rogen plays a double role in "An American Pickle," an HBO Max movie that's a little sweet, a little sour and a whole lot silly. Built around the "Sleeper"-like premise of a man perfectly preserved for 100 years, this adaptation of Simon Rich's novella has some fun contemplating how the modern world would like to a 20th-century immigrant, before scraping the barrel for deeper themes.

Hollywood bubbles back to business

Everyone wants life to return to normal -- and Hollywood is no different.

'Star Trek: Lower Decks' explores a sillier side of the Trek frontier

"Star Trek" continues to be the big gun in CBS All Access' streaming arsenal, which has been steady if not particularly inventive. "Star Trek: Lower Decks" somewhat rectifies the second part of that with an irreverent, Adult Swim-type animated series that likely won't beam up many new subscribers but should mildly amuse a quadrant of the more committed ones.

Caroline Flack inquest: Presenter took own life while facing trial

The ex-Love Island and X Factor host was found dead at her London home in February.

YouTubers the Stokes Twins have been charged for bank robbery pranks

YouTube celebrities the Stokes Twins could face up to four years in state prison for their role in two fake bank robberies.

BBC receives 18,600 complaints over use of racial slur in news report

Viewers complained after a racial slur was used in a TV news report last week.

Aimée Osbourne doesn't regret not appearing on 'The Osbournes'

"The Osbournes" made her siblings famous, but Aimée Osbourne now says she always knew she had no desire to appear on the hit MTV reality show.

Chip and Joanna Gaines bringing 'Fixer Upper' back

"Fixer Upper" fans have something to look forward to next year.

Cameron Diaz reveals why she quit acting in interview with Gwyneth Paltrow

Former Hollywood star Cameron Diaz has revealed her reasons for retiring from the movie business, saying she found "peace" when she quit acting.