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Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll, TV trailblazer for black women, dead at 84

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Diahann Carroll, a versatile singer and stage actress who quietly blazed a trail for black women on American television in the late 1960s by playing a widowed nurse and single mother in “Julia”, died on Friday at age 84, her manager said.

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Tom Hanks
43rd Annual People's Choice Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 18 Jan 2017
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock (7898420om) Tom Hanks 43rd Annual People’s Choice Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA – 18 Jan 2017

Tom Hanks to get lifetime award at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Tom Hanks, one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors, is to add another honour to his name with a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Golden Globe awards.

Angelina Jolie

Jolie in ‘Eternals’, Ali as ‘Blade’ highlight Marvel’s star-studded slate

SAN DIEGO,  (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The Eternals,” Mahershala Ali in a remake of “Blade” and Natalie Portman as a female “Thor.” The announcements at San Diego Comic-Con charts Marvel’s course following mega-blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” which Disney said was set to top 2009 film “Avatar” by Sunday as the highest-grossing movie of all time.

‘Avatar’ and ‘Avengers’ trade compliments as ‘Endgame’ becomes box-office champ

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – Director James Cameron on Monday handed over the baton for the biggest box-office movie of all time to the makers of “Avengers: Endgame” after it ended the 10-year record of “Avatar.” The Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” at the weekend overtook the $2.789 billion record set by Cameron’s 2009 sci-fi film “Avatar” to bring its global total to $2.790 billion, according to box-office data.

Angelina Jolie

Jolie in ‘Eternals’, Ali as ‘Blade’ highlight Marvel’s star-studded slate

SAN DIEGO,  (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The Eternals,” Mahershala Ali in a remake of “Blade” and Natalie Portman as a female “Thor.” The announcements at San Diego Comic-Con charts Marvel’s course following mega-blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” which Disney said was set to top 2009 film “Avatar” by Sunday as the highest-grossing movie of all time.

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