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Film pitcher dies in crash

Sammi Kane Kraft, whose baseball skills earned her the role of a youth league pitcher in the 2005 remake of The Bad News Bears, has died in a Los Angeles car crash. She was 20.

Comic-based series aims for gritty reality

Arrow's characters more important than 'superhero' stuff: star

Fiennes eying hotel film

Ralph Fiennes is eyeing a starring role in Wes Anderson's next film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, a person familiar with the project has confirmed. Anderson is producing the film with Scott Rudin and Indian Paintbrush.
Chinese writer wins Nobel prize

Chinese writer wins Nobel prize

Novelist Mo Yan known for bawdy, sprawling tales of rural China

Film features 'fifth beatle'

Vivek J. Tiwary is writing and producing a feature adaptation of his upcoming graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle, which chronicles the life of the group's manager, Brian Epstein, Tiwary's publicist announced.

'Turkish delight' dies

Turhan Bey, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katherine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, has died. He was 90.
Rihanna, Minaj lead American music awards nominees with 4 nods each

Rihanna, Minaj lead American music awards nominees with 4 nods each

Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are the leading nominees at the 40th annual American Music Awards with four nods each. Christina Aguilera announced the nominations Tuesday in Los Angeles. She also said she plans to perform at the ceremony next month.

Marvel ready to recharge

Comic company creates a new series to refresh its characters

Polanksi sex victim writes memoir

The former teen whom Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with - leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flight from the U.S. - is writing a memoir.

Wikileaks chief gets gaga visit

Ecuador's Embassy in London says WikiLeaks boss and would-be refugee Julian Assange has had a celebrity visitor: Lady Gaga.