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Denzel Washington and Damien Chazelle's Oscar journeys were paved with doubt

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Oscar Sunday is just a few days away, and a couple of favorites to walk home with statuettes are Fences director and star Denzel Washington and La La Land director Damien Chazelle. While directing any feature film is a challenge, Chazelle tells ABC News he faced a six-year battle just trying to get La La Land …

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Jimmy Kimmel considers retiring from late-night TV: "I want to go out on my own terms"

ABC/Jeff Lipsky(LOS ANGELES) — Right now, Jimmy Kimmel is focused on hosting the Academy Awards on Sunday night, but he also has his sights on 2019, when his late-night TV hosting contract is up. That might spell the end of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, according to the host. Speaking to Variety, the comedian says he’s considered retiring from his show when …

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George Clooney says he’s “excited” and “nervous” about expecting twins

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Netflix(PARIS) — George Clooney is opening up about becoming a first-time dad. Speaking to the French publication Paris Match, the 55-year-old actor says expecting twins with wife Amal Clooney is both exciting and nerve-wracking. “How could I not be anxious when facing this huge responsibility? Having a baby… And actually two!” he says. “We …

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Everything we know so far about the untitled Han Solo film

Courtesy Disney/LucasfilmToday, Star Wars shared the first official cast shot from as-of-yet-untitled Han Solo movie, set for release in 2018. The picture features Alden Ehrenreich, who will play Solo; Donald Glover, set to play a young Lando Calrissian; Woody Harrelson as Garris Shrike; and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca. Emilia Clarke and others are also in the shot, but their roles …

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"Moonlight," "Atlanta" and "SNL" among 2017 Writers Guild Award winners

David BornfriendThe 69th annual Writers Guild Awards took place at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on Sunday night, with Moonlight and Arrival taking top film honors, and The Americans, Saturday Night Live, Last Week With John Oliver and Atlanta winning on the TV side. Moonlight‘s Barry Jenkins and Tarell McCraney took the Original Screenplay honor, while Eric …

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Angelina Jolie says Brad Pitt divorce is 'a very difficult time'

Angelina Jolie during a press conference in Cambodia for her new film “First They Killed My Father”; TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie has kept a low profile the past several months, in the wake of her split from husband Brad Pitt. But Saturday, she made a public appearance in Cambodia for the world premiere of her latest …

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David Cassidy reveals he has dementia

Bobby Bank/WireImage(NEW YORK) — One-time Partridge Family star and 1970s pop idol David Cassidy has revealed to People that he’s battling dementia. The 66-year-old entertainer, whose grandfather and mother also were stricken with the memory-loss disease, tells the magazine of his diagnosis, “I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming.” Earlier this month, Cassidy …

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'The LEGO Batman Movie' rules the weekend box office for the second week

Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) — The LEGO Batman Movie zapped the competition to top the weekend box office for the second straight week, raking in an estimated $34.2 million in the U.S., and raising its two week total to $98.7 million, according to Box Office Mojo. The film is expected to top $43 million for the four-day holiday weekend, pushing it …

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'The Bachelor' recap: Hometown visits and the return of Andi

Nick and Raven; ABC/Drew Cason(NEW YORK) — On Monday’s new episode of The Bachelor on ABC, hometown dates left three of the women feeling confident about their relationships with Nick Viall, while another came back with serious doubts. Raven returned home to Hoxie, Arkansas to show Nick how to ride ATVs, get ridiculously muddy, and climb a grain bin. Nick …

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"The Last Jedi" is plural: Luke Skywalker's not the only one

Disney/Lucasfilm(NEW YORK) — When Disney announced that the title of the next Star Wars movie was The Last Jedi, there was a lot of speculation as to its meaning. Sure, it sounds like it’s talking about one person — presumably Luke Skywalker — but as geeks everywhere have pointed out, the word “Jedi” is also plural, so it could be …

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