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Antonio Banderas to star in Starz series ‘Cuban Quartet’

AP Photo/Evan Agostini BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Starz is developing “Cuban Quartet,” a series starring Antonio Banderas. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht made the announcement Friday at a panel for television critics in Beverly Hills, California. The series is based...
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Maisie Williams to be brand-new character on `Doctor Who’

AP Photo/Tonya Wise BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When viewers see Maisie Williams on the new season of “Doctor Who,” she’ll be a brand-new character, not someone from the Doctor’s past. “Once you see what she’s up to … you’ll...

Lynn Anderson, singer of ‘Rose Garden,’ dies in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” has died. She was 67. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville,...
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Online viewers won’t miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV

AP Photo/Steven Senne LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won’t have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can’t get to a TV. In the past, not all advertisers bought online time along with a pricy 30-second spot during the...
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As festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experiences

AP Photo/Zach Cordner NEW YORK (AP) — The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it’s a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, there seems to be a “fest” happening...
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Marvel at madness: Things to know about Boston’s Comic Con

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer BOSTON (AP) — Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it’s forecast to be a hot one. From Friday through Sunday, comic and costume fans will gather at the Seaport World...

Long-lost Fitzgerald story finally published

NEW YORK (AP) — A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease. “And as for that current dodge `No reference to any living character is intended’ – no use...
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Lianne La Havas experiments with her new album, ‘Blood’

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — It’s hard to describe Lianne La Havas’ music in a quick soundbite, and that’s by design. The British singer has a unique sound that transcends genres. Her music is not quite R&B, folk music or jazz, but a melding of all three....
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`Thelma Lou’ transforms from ‘Mayberry’ local to legend

AP Photo/Emily Masters MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — When actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith’s quaint hometown and inspiration for the eponymous show, she couldn’t go to the grocery store without meeting enthusiastic fans, calling out to “Thelma...
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Invisible Women? Hollywood’s female superhero problem

AP Photo/Clay Enos LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man. The list of male superheroes starring in their own big-screen escapades is bigger than Tony Stark’s ego, and the billions of dollars these films have generated rival the fortunes of the...