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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, director Lynn Shelton poses at the premiere of the film

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ director Lynn Shelton dies at 54

May. 17, 2020 7:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified blood disorder. ...

FILE - This Jan. 26, 2020 file photo shows Jameela Jamil at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The activist and actress is taking aim at shame in all forms on her new podcast, with guests including Reese Witherspoon, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato and Beanie Feldstein opening up about everything from body image and loneliness to depression and suicide. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Witherspoon, Lovato open up on Jamil’s anti-shame podcast

May. 13, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reese Witherspoon says she still feels marginalized in corporate boardrooms dominated by men. Demi Lovato describes living in a “mental prison” and battling an eating disorder that was triggered by extreme bullying in middle school. Those are just some of the frank...

FILE - This 1966 file photo shows Little Richard.  Tthe self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020.(AP Photo, File)

Jagger, Dylan, Quincy Jones react to death of Little Richard

May. 9, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

Reaction to the death of rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, who died Saturday at 87. — “I’m so saddened to hear about the passing of Little Richard, he was the biggest inspiration of my early teens and his music still has the same raw electric energy when you play it now as...

FILE - This May 11, 2019 file photo shows former first lady Michelle Obama during

In 'Becoming,' a starring role for Michelle Obama

May. 4, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the backstage hallways of Washington D.C.’s Capital One Arena, Michelle Obama walks arm-in-arm with her husband, Barack Obama. She has just finished the third stop on what would be a 34-city book tour of such unprecedented scale that it almost resembled a Beyoncé concert...

FILE - In this March 25, 2020 file photo, a

With no theaters, film fans find ways to gather virtually

Apr. 7, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are 44 people in the Social Distance Movie Club's Slack channel, where co-workers at Crooked Media have had discussions about everything from a Dwayne Johnson earthquake film to Faye Dunaway’s turn as Joan Crawford in “Mommie Dearest.” It doesn’t have...

This composite released by Quibi shows a selection of images from programs offered on the new Quibi service, from left, Anna Kendrick from

Review: A look at offerings on new mobile platform Quibi

Apr. 6, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Quibi may specialize in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large. The media platform launches Monday with 175 new original shows — everything from scripted series, comedic diversions, deep dramas and celebrity fluff. Here's a look at some of the notable and less...

Jeffrey Katzenberg poses for a portrait to promote

New phone-only Quibi aims for bite of digital entertainment

Apr. 3, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to see Chance the Rapper prank Hollywood stars? Catch a new action thriller starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz? How about a six-minute edition of “60 Minutes”? There’s an app for that, and more. Quibi — a snappy amalgam of “quick”...

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York. Patterson announced #SaveIndieBookstores, a partnership with the American Booksellers Association and the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. He is contributing $500,000 and is urging others to contribute this month. Patterson has a history of helping independent bookstores. The best-selling novelist has donated millions in recent years to booksellers. He's also given millions to schools and libraries and literacy programs.(Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)

James Patterson sets up fund to help indie booksellers

Apr. 2, 2020 1:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson has a history of helping independent bookstores. The best-selling novelist has donated millions in recent years to booksellers, while also giving millions to schools and libraries and literacy programs. Now, with stores closed or closing nationwide because of the...