Entertainment

Disney’s Jungle Cruise rakes in over $90 million on opening weekend

(Eagle News) — Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” opened this past weekend at the box office and premier access on Disney Plus.   The movie proved to be a domestic and international box office hit, premiering at number one on this opening weekend. …

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Filming underway in Honolulu for new TV series

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Production has begun for “NCIS: Hawai‘i,” a new television series by CBS. “We are thrilled to welcome NCIS: Hawai‘i,” said Mayor Rick Blangiardi. “This represents another major production in the long-line of blockbuster hits by …

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US TV star Ellen DeGeneres reveals she has COVID-19

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) — US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive for Covid-19, she said Thursday, joining the list of well-known names to have contracted the virus as it has spread around the world. “I want to …

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Johnny Depp confirms appeal against UK libel ruling

  LONDON (AFP) — Hollywood star Johnny Depp on Friday confirmed he will appeal against a UK court ruling that upheld claims he was violent towards his ex-wife Amber Heard. “The surreal judgement of the court in the UK will …

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Chrissy Teigen shares ‘deep pain’ at losing baby

WASHINGTON (AFP) — Model Chrissy Teigen and her husband, the singer John Legend, have disclosed that they are in “deep pain” after losing their baby following a difficult pregnancy. Teigen, who was expecting her third child with Legend, was hospitalized …

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‘Batman’ filming halted after Pattinson gets Covid-19

  By Jocelyne Zablit Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Filming in Britain for the latest Batman movie has been halted after its star Robert Pattinson reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after shooting had resumed. “A member …

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Actress Kelly Preston dies aged 57 from breast cancer

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) — American actress Kelly Preston, who featured in hit films “Jerry Maguire” and “Twins”, has died from breast cancer, her husband John Travolta said Sunday. She was 57 years old. “It is with a very heavy …

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Drive-in festival coming to Yankee Stadium parking lot for the summer

  By Joanne Soriano EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) — The Uptown Drive-In Experience will soon be coming to a parking lot near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Kicking off on July 27, the festival will run …

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Film and TV Production approved to restart on Oahu Island, Hawaii on June 5

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced that the film and television industry will be able to reopen for production and on-location filming starting Friday, June 5. Governor David Ige approved the …

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Waititi to direct new ‘Star Wars’ film

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) — New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi will write and direct a new “Star Wars” film, Disney announced Monday. Waititi has shot from indie acclaim to mainstream Hollywood success in recent years, overseeing Marvel superhero smash hit …

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Tom Hanks in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus while in Australia for a film project, the Oscar-winning US actor said Thursday. Hanks and Wilson, both 63, were in isolation in hospital …

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Rapist Weinstein jailed for 23 years

  By Thomas Urbain Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison by a New York judge Wednesday for rape and sexual assault in a landmark case for the #MeToo movement. Justice James Burke ignored the …

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