Offset, of Migos, arrives at the U.S. premiere of

Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta.

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Armando Abarca, left, dressed as Batman, and Jessica Rose Davis, dressed as Wonder Woman, of Los Angeles, high five each other as they attend day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. DC Universe and Warner Bros.

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Actor Dwayne Johnson attends the

Seiuli the Rock highest paid actor earning T$310m last year

Samoa’s favourite Hollywood son, Seiuli Dwayne Johnson is now the highest paid actor in history. According to Forbes, the wrestler turned international movie star earned US$124 million (T$310m) last year. That's nearly double the truly impressive US$65 million ($162.5m) he brought in the year prior.

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This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from

Denzel Washington kills in 'The Equalizer 2'

You won't usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn't do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for "The Equalizer 2."

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This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Lily James and Alexa Davies in a scene from

Bask in the effervescent insanity of 'Mamma Mia 2'

"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again " is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It's the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA.

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2012, file photo, reality TV star and former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, looks on as his attorney speaks in Tampa, Fla. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hogan to its Hall of Fame, thre

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

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This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the world premiere of

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash.

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Actor Dwayne Johnson attends the

Proud Samoan Seiuli Dwayne sings ‘Tali mai ia oe lou au’

Samoa’s most famous Hollywood son, Seiuli Dwayne Johnson, is a very proud Samoan. So much so he has just featured on a TV show in the United States viewed by millions of people singing a Samoan song.

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Actor Dwayne Johnson and mother Ata Johnson attend the

Dwayne Johnson honors amputee community with 'Skyscraper'

Dwayne Johnson hopes to honor the amputee community by playing a former FBI agent with a prosthetic leg in the new action thriller "Skyscraper."

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The film was originally scheduled for release in the summer of 2019. Steven Spielberg is set to direct the latest film, with Ford also reprising his role. Ford will turn 79 years old in July 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Release of 5th 'Indiana Jones' movie pushed to 2021

Indiana Jones won't be swinging back into movie theaters until at least 2021. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the planned fifth installment in the "Indiana Jones" franchise will be released in July 2021 instead of July 2020.

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Harvey Weinstein, left, arrives to court, Monday, July 9, 2018, in New York.

Weinstein lawyer says emails, witnesses show he's innocent

Moving beyond rote denials, Harvey Weinstein is playing a leading role in shaping what his lawyer said Monday will be an aggressive defense to sexual assault charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life.

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Actor Johnny Depp poses at the world premiere of the film

Crew member says Johnny Depp punched him on LA film set

A film crew member says in a lawsuit that Johnny Depp twice punched him on the Los Angeles set of a movie about the killing of the Notorious B.I.G., and that he was fired from the production when he refused to promise not to sue over the incident.

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Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Queen Latifah celebrates with hip-hop legends at Essence

Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches.

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This image released by Marvel Studios shows Paul Rudd in a scene from

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales.

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 Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

MeToo's Tarana Burke: Laying groundwork for the long haul

Not long ago, Tarana Burke took the podium in a hotel ballroom full of admirers — a scenario that's become somewhat familiar this past year — and told a favorite childhood tale about the time she was forced to run a three-legged race with a cousin who wasn't, like her, competitive or athletic.

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Stan Lee arrives at the premiere of

Judge weighs in on struggle surrounding Marvel's Stan Lee

The private struggle over the care and legacy of Marvel mastermind Stan Lee played out in public Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom as attorneys working with his daughter shoved aside a previous lawyer and reasserted that they represent the 95-year-old Lee.

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Since then, many transgender actors and advocates have criticized the production for Johansson’s casting. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Scarlett Johansson's plans to play trans man spurs backlash

Scarlett Johansson's plans to portray a transgender man have sparked a backlash from many who object to cisgender actors playing trans roles.

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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs at the pre-Grammy gala & salute to industry icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif. “Whitney” executive producer Patricia Houston had to tell her mothe

Sister-in-law says producing Houston doc hit close to home

Whitney Houston's mother had no clue about allegations that her son and superstar daughter were molested as children until the making of the new documentary "Whitney," says the film's executive producer.

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In this Sunday, June 24, 2018 photo, Actress Evangeline Lilly poses for a portrait during press day for

'Ant-Man' sequel brings female characters to the forefront

The "Ant-Man" sequel may be about tiny superheroes, but the film is making a big statement about female empowerment by featuring Evangeline Lilly's The Wasp not only in the title, but giving her a larger stake in Marvel's sprawling movie franchise.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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