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UK police open third sex assault investigation into Kevin Spacey

• <b>London's Metropolitan Police confirmed a third investigation.</b>• <b><br>Unnamed man claims Spacey assaulted him in 2005.</b>• <b><br>Spacey was a powerful figure in London's theatre scene at the time.</b>• <b><br>Another alleged asault in 2005, and one in 2008, are also under investigation.</b>• <b><br>At least 16 people have accused Spacey of</b> …

Kevin Spacey

GENE MUNSTER: Apple could use its repatriated cash to buy Magic Leap or Peloton

• <b>There's a lot of speculation about how Apple will use its $245 billion overseas cash stash now that it's announced it will pay taxes on the money, freeing it to spends the cash as it sees fit.</b>• <b><br>The company likely won't use the cash to buy Tesla or make another mega-merger, said Gene Munster, a</b> …

Augmented Reality

JK Rowling just debunked a legendary 'Harry Potter' myth about her university — and students are shocked

• <b>For years Exeter University students have believed that the Old Fire House pub was the inspiration for JK Rowling's "Leaky Cauldron" in "Harry Potter."</b>• <b><br>But on Wednesday, the best-selling author revealed she has never even visited the pub.</b>• <b><br>The debunking shocked and dismayed students, past and present,</b> …

Harry Potter

Nintendo unveils 'Project Labo,' a new way to control the popular Switch console

• <b>BULLET 1</b>• <b><br>BULLET 2</b>• <b><br>BULLET 3</b><p>Nintendo unveiled a new project named "Labo" on Wednesday evening. The project uses cardboard to craft new ways to control games on Nintendo's popular Switch platform.<p>A video debuted alongside the announcement:<p><i>Developing</i>...

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'American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace' transcends the murder show genre by diving deep into the lives of the victims, and 90s gay culture

• <b>"American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace" is not what its subtitle suggests.</b>• <b><br>Instead, the murder of Gianni Versace in 1997 serves as a starting point into the story of his killer, Andrew Cuanan.</b>• <b><br>The show is a necessary and poignant examination of gay culture in the 90s.</b>• <b><br>Unlike other</b> …

TV

UBS: Netflix is likely to stay on top of the video streaming world despite fierce competition (NFLX)

• <b>Netflix is well-positioned to lead the competition because it is a master of both content and technology, a UBS analyst said.</b>• <b><br>Its increasing subscriber growth, loyal fan base, and original content are likely to sustain the company's growth trajectory.</b>• <b><br>View Netflix's real time stock price here.</b><p>While …

Netflix

Read the email the writer behind the Aziz Ansari sexual misconduct story wrote slamming an HLN anchor who criticized her

• <b>HLN anchor Ashleigh Banfield was one of the most prominent major television personalities to criticize a piece on Babe.net about an unpleasant sexual experience an anonymous photographer had with comedian Aziz Ansari.</b>• <b><br>In the email, the Babe.net writer blasted Banfield, saying she should be "ashamed"</b> …

Feminism

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' book about the Trump White House is reportedly being shopped around as a TV series

• <b>Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" is being adapted into a TV series.</b>• <b><br>The deal for the rights to the book was reportedly in the seven-figures.</b><p>Michael Wolff's best-selling exposé of Donald Trump's White House, "Fire and Fury" will be adapted into a television …

Michael Wolff

Paula Deen is attempting a comeback with a new cooking show — here are the scandalous moments that ruined her career

• <b>Paula Deen is attempting a comeback with a new cooking show.</b>• <b><br>The Southern chef was forced off the air and lost most of her corporate partners in 2013, after Deen admitted to using the n-word during a lawsuit over racist harrassment.</b>• <b><br>Past scandals include allegations that Deen tried to make a cook</b> …

Paula Deen

Ellen Pompeo signed a blockbuster deal for 'Grey's Anatomy' that will make her more than $20 million a year

Ellen Pompeo, the star of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," is set to make over $20 million a year after signing a new deal with the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>ABC has ordered a 15th and 16th season for the series as a part of its new deal with Pompeo, who will become a producer on the show …

TV

There's a budding rivalry between the daughters of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, Stanford classmates who compete outside of the world of tech

<b>• Eve Jobs and Jennifer Gates are fierce competitors.</b><p><b>• Unlike their fathers, their rivalry has nothing to do with the world of tech.</b><p><b>• Both Stanford college students are top equestrians.</b><p>Bill Gates and Steve Jobs had a rivalry for the ages.<p>Both pushed a vision of what the future of technology would …

Success

Apple shelling out millions for TV talent reportedly helped Reese Witherspoon triple her salary on season 2 of HBO's 'Big Little Lies'

• <b>Apple is reportedly paying Reese Witherspoon $1.25 million per episode for an upcoming, untitled original series also starring Jennifer Aniston.</b>• <b><br>According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple's willingness to invest a lot of money in top-tier talent had a heavy influence on Witherspoon's deal with HBO</b> …

Reese Witherspoon

Rap superstar Kendrick Lamar could reportedly make $20-40 million in a new deal for his music

• <b>Kendrick Lamar is in talks to sign a new publishing deal for his songwriting catalog that could be worth between $20 million and $40 million, Billboard reports.</b>• <b><br>The rapper's label, Top Dawg Entertainment, has reportedly been shopping around for a new deal in that range, as Lamar's current deal with</b> …

Kendrick Lamar

Apple has reportedly nabbed its first-ever half-hour comedy series — starring Kristen Wigg and produced by Reese Witherspoon

• <b>Apple has reportedly acquired a half-hour comedy series starring Kirsten Wiig and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon.</b>• <b><br>It marks the first comedy series for the company's original scripted lineup.</b><p>Apple is bulking up its TV output with original comedy.<p>The tech giant has greenlit its first …

Hollywood

'Phantom Thread' star Vicky Krieps opens up about the movie's grueling shoot and working with Daniel Day-Lewis

• <b>Vicky Krieps plays Alma in "Phantom Thread," the muse of Daniel Day-Lewis' character, Reynolds Woodcock.</b>• <b><br>Krieps didn't meet Day-Lewis until their first day of shooting and said he was in character as Woodcock every day of production.</b>• <b><br>Being in the movie was grueling for Krieps, not because of working</b> …

Vicky Krieps

15 Hollywood stars who didn't accept their Oscars

The Oscars are the most celebrated awards show in Hollywood, and they set the conversation about what's great in movies.<p>But that doesn’t mean that everyone wants to go, or even be in the running to win one. In the 90-year history of the ceremony, some of Hollywood’s finest haven’t been there to …

Terrence Malick

'The Last Jedi' director says the movie's polarizing final scene was almost taken out: 'We went back and forth in the editing room'

• <b>Director Rian Johnson explained in a recent interview why the final scene in "The Last Jedi" is so important.</b>• <b><br>Johnson admits that the scene, which has split "Star Wars" fans, was also heavily discussed in the edit room.</b><p><i>Warning: Spoilers below if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."</i><p>If you're …

Star Wars

Nintendo's about to unveil something new for Switch that's aimed at kids, and no one knows what it is

• <b>Nintendo's about to make an announcement, but no one knows what it is.</b>• <b><br>The only information we have about the upcoming reveal is that it's a "new interactive experience" for the Nintendo Switch, the company's newest console.</b>• <b><br>We also know that the announcement is aimed at kids and "those who are kids</b> …

Gaming Consoles

Roku jumps after news that it's rolling out a new ad tracker (ROKU)

• <b>Roku's stock was up after news that it will introduce a suite of new ad measurement tools.</b>• <b><br>The tools will allow marketers, TV networks, and media owners to track the effectiveness of their ad campaigns on Roku's platforms.</b>• <b><br>The rally was a break from a rough few weeks for the stock after a Morgan</b> …

Smart TV

A classic game franchise is getting a major reboot on Xbox, report says

• <b>The long-running third-person action RPG series "Fable" is making a return on Xbox, according to a new report.</b>• <b><br>The franchise has been on hiatus since "Fable 3," which launched to middling reviews in 2010.</b>• <b><br>The new entry is said to be in production at Playground Games, a UK-based development studio</b> …

Forza Horizon

The 20 actors who have made the most money at the U.S. box office

The most successful actors in Hollywood history have combined talent, versatility, and longevity to appear in hit after hit.<p>Tom Hanks, for instance — the 3rd highest-earning actor in the history of the U.S. box office — has all three qualities in spades.<p>We turned to Box Office Mojo to rank the top …

Movies

Amazon's 15 original comedy TV shows, ranked from worst to best

Over its first few years of making original TV shows, Amazon has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the comedy category.<p>Unlike its lackluster original dramas, multiple Amazon comedies have won Emmys and Golden Globes.<p>Its comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" about a 50s …

TV

Keira Knightley doesn't like playing modern-day characters because they 'nearly always get raped'

Getty/Frazer Harrison<p><b>Keira Knightley avoids taking roles in modern-day films because of the way that women are presented.</b>• <b><br>Knightley claims that female characters are either "raped in the first five pages" or "simply there to be the loving girlfriend or wife."</b>• <b><br>She also admitted that she is more likely</b> …

Feminism

YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous talks about navigating her relationship with 2.7 million subscribers, and how her brand deals have changed

• <b>YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous has 2.7 million subscribers, and has become an icon for being true to yourself.</b>• <b><br>She worked with Oscar-winner Barbara Kopple to make a documentary about her life and gender transition, which is now playing on YouTube Red.</b>• <b><br>She has seen a change in the way brands deal with</b> …

Fashion Modeling

A woman's account of feeling sexually 'violated' by comedian Aziz Ansari has sparked the first big debate around the #MeToo movement

• <b>An anonymous woman accused comedian Aziz Ansari of continually trying to have sex with her after a date in September 2017, though "she used verbal and non-verbal cues to indicate how uncomfortable and distressed" she was, according to a report in the publication Babe.</b>• <b><br>Ansari said in a statement that</b> …

Aziz Ansari

Alec Baldwin criticizes actors denouncing 'innocent' Woody Allen: 'It's unfair and sad'

• <b>Alec Baldwin criticized the growing list of actors who have disavowed Woody Allen in a series of tweets on Tuesday.</b>• <b><br>Baldwin called it "unfair and sad" that Allen, who was investigated but never prosecuted for allegedly sexually abusing his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, should face …

Woody Allen

More to Learn

eSports has historically been an online product. But as the industry grows, TV is getting in on the action.<p>There are now more places to view competitive gaming than ever before. eSports on TV is becoming more prevalent, and many networks are vying to be the go-to eSports TV channel.<p>Below, we've …

Televisions

All 9 'Star Wars' movies, ranked by how much money they made at the US box office

With "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" starting to wind down its theatrical run — becoming the highest-grossing movie of 2017 in the US, though underperforming in some regions overseas (especially China) — it's a good time to take a look at how all the "Star Wars" movies have done at the domestic box …

Star Wars

7 actors who have publicly disavowed Woody Allen or donated their salaries to charity after working on his movies

As the #MeToo movement gained momentum in Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations, Dylan Farrow asked pointedly in a Los Angeles Times op-ed in December, "Why has the #MeToo revolution spared Woody Allen?"<p>In 1993, Allen faced accusations that he had sexually abused …

Woody Allen