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Today in History

Jun. 27, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 27, the 178th day of 2019. There are 187 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 27, 1991, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black jurist to sit on the nation's highest court, announced his retirement. (His departure led to the...

Russell says Abrams' new 'Star Wars' script made her cry

Jun. 20, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Keri Russell says that when J.J. Abrams sent her his version of the script for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," it overwhelmed her. "When I read his script that he wrote I cried," she told The Associated Press in a recent interview. "I mean who knows what it will turn out to be and I...

Major Hollywood studios start to weigh in on heartbeat bill

May. 30, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix blinked first and now other major Hollywood studios say they may reevaluate filming in Georgia if the state's abortion law goes into effect. The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming. WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Walt Disney...

Netflix will 'rethink' Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

May. 28, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia's recently passed abortion law , Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and "rethink our entire investment" in the state, should the law going into effect. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a...