Facts about U.S. playwright Neil Simon

U.S. playwright Neil Simon, who reigned on Broadway through five decades and made an impact on Hollywood as well, died on Sunday at the age of 91, his representatives said. Reuters: Entertainment News

Tony award-winning U.S. playwright Neil Simon dies at 91

U.S. playwright Neil Simon, who became one of Broadway’s most prolific and popular playwrights as he combined humor, drama and introspection in works such as “The Odd Couple,” “The Goodbye Girl” and “Lost in Yonkers,” died on Sunday at the age of 91, his representatives said. Reuters: Entertainment News

U.S. appeals court revives case against CBS over pre-1972 recordings

A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit accusing CBS Corp and CBS Radio of copyright infringement for playing digitally remastered songs recorded before 1972 by Al Green, the Everly Brothers, Jackie Wilson and others on radio stations and online. Reuters: Entertainment News

CBS must face revived lawsuit in U.S. over pre-1972 recordings

A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit accusing CBS Corp of copyright infringement for playing digitally remastered songs recorded before 1972 by Al Green, the Everly Brothers, Jackie Wilson and others on its radio stations and online. Reuters: Entertainment News

British actress can sue Weinstein for sex trafficking: U.S. judge

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

With K-pop back in U.S. spotlight, Korean-American stars take hope

Tens of thousands of fans eagerly rode the wave of Korean pop or K-pop this weekend at a convention in Los Angeles, the world’s entertainment capital, at a time when a boy band’s success in America is giving new hope to many stars in the music genre. Reuters: Entertainment News

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries. Reuters: Entertainment News

Star of ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ returns satirical gaze to U.S.

Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who ridiculed Kazakhstan and Middle America in “Borat” and satirized the fashion industry in “Bruno,” is heading back to television for the first time in a decade with a comedy series about the United States. Reuters: Entertainment News

Film producer sentenced to prison for U.S. investment fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A California movie producer who headed a boutique merchant bank was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday, following his conviction for defrauding investors out of $ 26 million. Reuters: Entertainment News

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical dynasty, dead at 89

(Reuters) – Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, U.S. media reported on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical dynasty, dead at 89: media

(Reuters) – Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, CNN reported on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

U.S. actors, TV networks agree to end casting couch

(Reuters) – The largest U.S. actors’ union and the four major television networks on Saturday agreed to limit auditions in private hotel rooms and homes, ratifying a guideline the screen actors’ guild had enacted on its own following the #MeToo uproar, the union said. Reuters: Entertainment News

Royal wedding boosts flight bookings from the U.S. to Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – The marriage of U.S. actress Meghan Markle to Britain’s Prince Harry has prompted more U.S. visitors to fly to the UK, with data showing that bookings from the U.S. for this week are 12 percent ahead of last year. Reuters: Entertainment News

Jay-Z ordered to testify next week in U.S. SEC investigation

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York federal judge on Tuesday ordered Jay-Z to testify on May 15 in an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission involving the sale of the rapper’s Rocawear clothing brand to Iconix Brand Group Inc. Reuters: Entertainment News

Drug case against U.S. actress Rose McGowan to go ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Virginia judge ruled on Thursday there was enough evidence to proceed with a felony drug case against actress and anti-sexual-harassment activist Rose McGowan, a prosecutor said. Reuters: Entertainment News

U.S. SEC orders rapper Jay-Z to testify on clothing brand sale

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Music mogul and businessman Jay-Z must explain details of the sale of his clothing line to determine whether it violated federal securities laws, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday. Reuters: Entertainment News

U.S. regulator orders Jay-Z to testify on sale of clothing brand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday ordered music mogul and businessman Jay-Z to explain details of the sale of his clothing line to determine whether it violated federal security laws. Reuters: Entertainment News

U.S. pro bowler charged in attempted extortion of actor Kevin Hart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A professional bowler who enjoyed a bit part in a movie starring Kevin Hart was charged on Wednesday with attempting to extort the actor with a surreptitiously recorded video of the married comedian “with a woman,” Los Angeles prosecutors said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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