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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, actors Michael B. Jordan, Leitia Wright, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Kaluuya and Danai Gurira pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film

Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman

Aug. 29, 2020 2:51 AM EDT

“He was a gentle soul and a brilliant artist, who will stay with us for eternity through his iconic performances over his short yet illustrious career. God bless Chadwick Boseman.” — Denzel Washington, via a statement. “Chadwick.....no words to express my devastation of losing you....

This image released by HBO shows Issa Rae, left, and Yvonne Orji in a scene from the fourth season premiere episode of

Partial list of Emmy nominees in top categories

Jul. 28, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “Curb Your Enthusiasm”; “Dead to Me”; “The Good Place”;...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020, file photo, Octavia Spencer arrives at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. The Oscar-winning actress said Hollywood needs to do better casting people with disabilities. She is part of a video campaign timed with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in July. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Octavia Spencer: Cast more actors with disabilities

Jul. 27, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer says Hollywood needs to do better casting people with disabilities. The star of “The Help” and “Hidden Figures” is part of a new video campaign timed with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act this month....