Disney Animation’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ set for March 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Wreck-It Ralph" is headed back to the arcade, and theaters, in a sequel planned for release on March 9, 2018. Co-directors Rich Moore and Phil Johnston announced the sequel to the 2012 animated film Thursday morning on Facebook Live….

Rob Wasserman, accomplished bass player, dead at 64

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Wasserman, a highly respected bass player and composer who performed and recorded with Lou Reed, Neil Young, Brian Wilson and many other musicians, has died. He was 64….

Wisecracking De Niro touts Catskills with NY governor

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Robert De Niro is conjuring the legacy – and the stand-up jokes – of comedians like Rodney Dangerfield, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle while praising the natural beauty of New York's Catskills region….

With an eye to Tuscany, Debi Mazar plots culinary future

NEW YORK (AP) — Debi Mazar and her brood spend at least a month in Tuscany each year, but if the "Younger" actress had her way, the region would be a far more permanent fixture in her life….

Scarlett Johansson ranked Hollywood’s top-grossing actress

Scarlett Johansson has taken the crown as Hollywood's highest-grossing actress ever….

Moviegoers to Hollywood: It better be good

NEW YORK (AP) — As Hollywood girds for a low-key Fourth of July box office weekend and watches its summer season dip 15 percent below last year's, an even more worrisome trend has taken shape: Moviegoers are growing pickier….

HLN’s Nancy Grace leaving her legal show

NEW YORK (AP) — Tough-talking former prosecutor Nancy Grace is leaving her prime-time show on the HLN network in October….

Chechen leader Kadyrov seeks apprentice on reality TV show

MOSCOW (AP) — Another powerful, controversial man is taking to reality TV to find an assistant – not Donald Trump but the leader of Chechnya….

NBC to offer VR Olympics content to Samsung users

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics in August – but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset….

Smallest national park? Kosciuszko, forgotten son of liberty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence?…