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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California boy who was treated for leukemia and became famous as "Batkid" got to spend time with another superhero after his planned appearance at the Academy Awards was cut.
Samsung on Friday unveiled a free music service for users of its Galaxy smartphones, entering a crowded market that includes Pandora, Spotify and Apple's iTunes. The service dubbed "Milk Music" will offer some 200 ad-free radio stations to US customers with Samsung Galaxy devices. "Milk introduces a fresh approach to music that reflects our innovation leadership and our focus on creating best-in-class consumer experiences," said Gregory Lee, president and chief executive of Samsung Telecommunications America. "We're offering consumers amazing, rich music experiences built around what matters most to them and their lifestyle."
As Artemisia, Eva Green takes her revenge against the Greeks in "300: Rise of An Empire," which opens in theaters on Friday. And the actress explained to Access Hollywood why she wanted to take on another villainess. It was executive producers Zack and Debbie Snyder who convinced Eva to take the role of the woman who leads Xerxes' army against Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) and his Greek poets and farmers (with six-packs).
Lindsay Lohan appears to have turned a corner in her life and Oprah Winfrey has helped. "It is a television show so they want ratings - they picked the first two months after I got back to New York after I had been in treatment," the 27-year-old told Jimmy Fallon. In fact, in the last year, Lindsay has found a higher power.
The actress is in line to join the cast of "American Ultra," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Currently in theaters in Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac," Uma Thurman is in talks to join this action comedy authored by Max Landis, the screenwriter behind "Chronicle" (2012) and son to veteran director John Landis. Jesse Eisenberg will play a young pothead who suddenly finds himself personally involved in this government plot. Kristen Stewart will play his girlfriend.
Dimension Films has uploaded the first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to "Sin City," from Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. Just under 1min30s, the trailer for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" reprises the film noir esthetic seen in the first "Sin City," released in 2005, and reunites audiences with some of the same characters, including Marv and Nancy, played by Mickey Rourke and Jessica Alba. There are also a few newcomers to the franchise, including Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ray Liotta, Josh Brolin and Eva Green.
Based on a wildlife documentary about the catastrophic effects of a microscopic fungus, video game survival drama "The Last of Us" is headed to the big screen. The latter's character exposition has been particularly well praised, even if Ellen Page took exception to her likeness being used for main character Ellie. Druckmann and Straley are joined by Naughty Dog presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra on the creative side, reports Deadline.
LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer boohoo.com will list on London's AIM market next week with a market capitalisation of 560 million pounds ($936 million) after tapping into current investor appetite for internet retail stocks. The Manchester, northern England, based firm, majority owned by its founders, the Kamani family, said on Friday it had placed 600 million shares at 50 pence, raising 300 million pounds and giving the implied market value for the company. Boohoo's larger rival, ASOS, also listed on London's junior market AIM, has a market capitalisation of 5. ...
Before your Spidey senses start tingling about something shady surrounding Andrew Garfield and Miles Scott's (Batkid) planned appearance at the Oscars - which was scrapped at the last minute - the Academy has weighed in on what happened.
We thought Katy Perry kissed a girl and she "liked it"? However, it seems the "Dark Horse" singer is going back on her words after a lip-lock with Miley Cyrus. Miley planted a kiss on Katy during a concert recently, and Katy seemed to be OK with it at the time. "Girl if ur worried abt where tongues have been good thing ur ex boo is ur EX BOO cause we ALL know where THAT [tongue] been," Miley Tweeted on Thursday.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have started the No Kids Policy movement, an effort to stop paparazzi from harassing and photographing innocent children of celebrities. The couple stopped by Access Hollywood to explain why they became motivated to get involved. "There were a bunch of little events that led up to it actually," Dax told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. Added Kristen, "We certainly knew that children had a price on their head for paparazzi before we had a kid.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has admitted that he posted a series of anonymous online comments that critics say are racist, sexist and otherwise inappropriate, including one in which he revealed alleged details of confidential proceedings involving actress Charlize Theron's adoption of her son.