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Kanye West's clothing brand, Hollywood production companies on pandemic loan list

07 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES Ventures backed by big-name entertainers Kanye West and Francis Ford Coppola were among those approved for loans under a U.S. government program to help businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, according to a list released on Monday.

Oscars organizers say academy exceeds diversity goal as 'Parasite' cast, others join

01 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES The organization that awards the Oscars said on Tuesday it had invited 819 new members to join its ranks and exceeded a goal set four years ago to diversify the group's membership by 2020.

U.S. movie theaters prepare to switch the lights back on, but hurdles remain

27 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES When the 60-person Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles opens again for the first time in months, more than a dozen seats will be filled by cardboard cutouts of James Dean, Charlie Chaplin and other Hollywood icons. | Video

Summer movie blockbusters delayed again as Disney pushes 'Mulan' to August

27 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co postponed the debut of live-action movie "Mulan" until Aug. 21, the company said in a statement on Friday, a blow to theater operators who want blockbuster movies to draw audiences from their homes in the middle of a pandemic.

U.S. movie theaters prepare to switch the lights back on, but hurdles remain

27 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES When the 60-person Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles opens again for the first time in months, more than a dozen seats will be filled by cardboard cutouts of James Dean, Charlie Chaplin and other Hollywood icons. | Video

U.S. movie theaters prepare to switch the lights back on, but hurdles remain

26 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES, June 26 When the 60-person Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles opens again for the first time in months, more than a dozen seats will be filled by cardboard cutouts of James Dean, Charlie Chaplin and other Hollywood icons.

Christopher Nolan movie 'Tenet' delayed again amid coronavirus outbreak

26 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES AT&T Inc's Warner Bros. movie studio on Thursday delayed the release of Christopher Nolan thriller "Tenet" for a second time due to the coronavirus outbreak, dealing another setback to the industry's hopes for a late-summer rebound.

Disney to revamp Splash Mountain to feature company's first Black princess

26 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it will renovate its Splash Mountain theme park ride to feature Tiana, the entertainment company's first Black princess and the star of 2009 animated film "The Princess and the Frog."

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