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    Ron Howard officially hired for Han Solo movie

    Ron Howard has officially been hired by Disney and Lucasfilm to take over the untitled Han Solo spinoff film in the Star Wars franchise, days after previous project directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired. “I’ve been a fan forever. It’s gratifying to be asked to lend my voice to the universe,” Howard said […]

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    Phil Lord and Chris Miller kicked off Han Solo movie

    In a very unusual move for Hollywood, Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been removed from the director chairs of the Han Solo spinoff in the Disney operated Star Wars cinematic universe. According to reports, Lord and Miller were only two or three weeks away from wrapping up principal photography on the project. Lucasfilm president […]

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    Lorde apologizes for “allergy” comment

    The New Zealand based international pop star Lorde is in the middle of a social media storm after a badly phrased description of her relationship with fellow pop superstar Taylor Swift. In an interview with The Guardian, she said, “It’s like having a friend with very specific allergies. There are certain places you can’t go […]

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    Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

    The judge in the trial of comedian Bill Cosby has declared a mistrial after a jury of five women and seven men were unable to reach a decision in a case which accused Cosby of at least three charges of aggravated indecent assault. The case will be retried, according to prosecutors. In a statement following […]

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    Carrie Fisher suffered from sleep apnea when she died

    Former actress and screenwriter Carrie Fisher was determined to have died of sleep apnea with the contribution of complications from other health issues, according to a news release by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office on Friday. While investigators were hesitant to pinpoint a single cause, they noted that there were signs of drug use […]

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    Yoko Ono receives credit for “Imagine” over 40 years later

    46 years after the release of former Beatle John Lennon’s signature song, “Imagine”, his former wife Yoko Ono finally received a songwriting credit on the composition. This was announced at a National Music Publishers Association meeting, where the organization was presenting Ono and Sean Lennon, Yoko and John’s son, with the Centennial Song Award. The […]