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Ian Alexander Jr., only child of Regina King, dies at age 26

Jan. 22, 2022 17:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Alexander Jr., the only child of award-winning actor and director Regina King, has died. He turned 26 on Wednesday. “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” a family statement shared Saturday by a King spokesman said. “He is such...

‘Harder They Fall,’ 'Insecure,' H.E.R. nab NAACP awards noms

Jan. 19, 2022 00:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s NAACP Image Awards. The streaming giant on Tuesday emerged with a leading 52 nominations including the film “The Harder They Fall.” The movie — featuring a large starry cast including Regina King, Jonathan...

Today in History

Jan. 15, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2022. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 15, 2009, US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 9-15

Jan. 03, 2022 09:49 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 9-15: Jan. 9: Actor K Callan (“Lois and Clark”) is 86. Singer Joan Baez is 81. Guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin is 78. Actor John Doman (“Gotham”) is 77. Singer-actor Buster Poindexter (David Johansen) is 72. Singer Crystal Gayle...

Parton, Oh, Biles and teachers named 'People of the Year'

Dec. 01, 2021 10:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, actor Sandra Oh, country icon Dolly Parton and the nation's teachers as its “2021 People of the Year.” “This year has been a transformative one, pushing us all to create something new and...

New this week: 'Finch,' ABBA and 'The Harder They Fall'

Nov. 01, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The Western gets a stylish and kinetic update in Jeymes Samuel’s “The...

Giving the Western some swagger in 'The Harder They Fall'

Oct. 30, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If you had any doubt that Jeymes Samuel, the director of “The Harder They Fall” and the British musician known as the Bullits, loves Westerns, then you haven't heard him sing Dean Martin's “My Rifle, My Pony and Me” from John Ford's “Rio Bravo.” ...