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at 11:27 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Carrie Fisher on 'Star Wars' fans, pal Rufus Wainwright ahead of Just for Laughs

TORONTO — Carrie Fisher is used to feeling the love from "Star Wars" fans, but some younger devotees have left the screen star in stitches with their unexpected reactions to meeting Princess Leia in real life.


at 15:08 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

TIFF 2016 to open with 'Magnificent Seven' remake, include 'Birth of a Nation'

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival has lassoed the world premiere of Antoine Fuqua's buzzy western "The Magnificent Seven" as its opening night title, a coup organizers chalk up to the director's fondness for the fest.


at 14:54 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Former Cosby actress's husband calls it quits after 6 mos.

ATLANTA — Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam's husband is calling it quits after just six months of marriage.


at 14:24 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

'19 Kids and Counting' star Jinger Duggar gets engaged

Another Duggar is getting married.


at 14:32 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Beyonce, Adele, Kanye West earn top nominations at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK — Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West's controversial "Famous" for video of the year.


at 12:58 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

CBC to air Stratford productions of 'Taming of the Shrew,' 'Hamlet,' 'Pericles'

STRATFORD, Ont. — CBC-TV has announced air dates for the latest trio of Stratford Festival HD productions.


at 09:24 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Just for Laughs act Howie Mandel talks standup struggles in social media age

TORONTO — Canadian comedian Howie Mandel says social media has made the standup world "a little scarier and little tougher now to create."


at 12:31 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Autopsy finds man who spent $100K to look like Bieber OD'd

LOS ANGELES — An autopsy report shows a man who claimed to have spent more than $100,000 on plastic surgeries in an effort to look like pop star Justin Bieber died of an accidental drug overdose.


at 11:26 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Willie Nelson launches festival; Neil Young, Crow to perform

NEW YORK — Willie Nelson is launching a new music festival in Pennsylvania this fall, where Neil Young and Sheryl Crow will take the stage.


at 11:16 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

In 'Indignation,' a maturing Logan Lerman changes course

NEW YORK — Logan Lerman is already one of the most sought-after young actors in Hollywood. You might then expect the 24-year-old to have a steady lineup of dystopian young-adult adaptations or house-party comedies in the pipeline. But his latest is in a different direction entirely: industry veteran James Schamus' Philip Roth adaptation, "Indignation."


at 10:03 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Review: In 'Jason Bourne,' a digital dragnet tightens

Jason Bourne, as played by Matt Damon across four movies, is forever disappearing off the grid only to reluctantly resurface years later and again menace the CIA. He's the spy who came in from the cold only to return to the cold, come in again, and, yet again, head back to the cold.


at 09:11 on July 26, 2016, EDT.

Film company guilty in 'Star Wars' accident that broke leg

LONDON — A film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford.


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