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Casey Affleck says Ben won't do another Batman


Casey Affleck said he doesn't think his brother Ben will return for another Batman film after Justice League.


Roman Polanski faces new child abuse claim

Another woman has accused director Roman Polanski of sexually abusing her when she was 16.


Daniel Craig 'can't wait' to play Bond again

Daniel Craig has confirmed he will play 007 for the last time in the upcoming film Bond 25.

Tuesday, Aug 15


Daniel Craig undecided on James Bond return

Daniel Craig has denied rumours he signed a deal to reprise his role as secret agent James Bond.


'Terrified' usher stands in for concert soprano

It is a story that a classical singer could only dream of coming true.


Roth drawn to 'anarchy and chaos' in Tin Star

Veteran actor Tim Roth says he was drawn to the "anarchy and chaos" of new cop drama Tin Star.


Why Netflix could win the war against Disney

Netflix has poached Disney's most successful showrunner in a move that could signal a shift in the balance of power.


Hayek: There are 'way too many action films'

Actress Salma Hayek has told Sky News there are "way too many action films" being made and "it's hard to find a really good one".


Four arrested over Game Of Thrones leak

Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode of Game Of Thrones before it aired in the country.

Prince's purple is now an official colour

Prince's shade of purple has been recognised as an official colour in a tribute to the late American singer.


Taylor Swift wins grope trial against radio DJ

Taylor Swift has vowed to assist other victims of sexual assault after a jury decided she was groped by a radio host before a concert.

Monday, Aug 14


Festivals ban fireworks, drones - and pineapples

Festival-goers planning to take pineapples to the Reading and Leeds festivals are facing disappointment, with the fruit becoming the latest item to be added to the banned list.


Deadpool 2 star shocked at death of stuntwoman

Deadpool 2 star Ryan Reynolds has told how "shocked and devastated" the film crew are following the death of a stuntwoman.


Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

On this day in 1967, the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act was introduced to stop pirate radio and Radio Caroline was its main target.

Sunday, Aug 13


Is there such a thing as too much TV?

A network boss has again warned of the dangers of "too much TV", but is the industry really suffering from a glut?


To the stars: New sci-fi film cast revealed

Director James Gray is planning a trip to the stars, and is rounding up an all-star cast to take with him.


Bruno Mars donates $1m to Flint water victims

Bruno Mars has pledged to donate $1 million from a concert in Michigan to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.


Parsons: I'm in a profession that retires you

Nicholas Parsons says it's the "wonderful frissance in the air" that keeps him coming back to the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe.

Saturday, Aug 12


How I Met Your Mother spinoff one step closer

A spinoff of the popular US television show How I Met Your Mother has got a new writer and is one step closer to being given the go-ahead.


Calvin Harris knocks Despacito off chart top spot

Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi's 11-week reign at the top of the UK charts with Despacito has been ended by Calvin Harris' Feels.


Judge throws out DJ's case against Taylor Swift

A US judge has dismissed allegations that Taylor Swift got a radio DJ fired, but court proceedings will continue to consider the singer's allegations that he sexually assaulted her.

Friday, Aug 11


Swift's bodyguard 'saw DJ's hand under skirt'

Taylor Swift's former bodyguard has told a jury he witnessed a DJ putting his hand up the star's skirt.

Reality star avoids jail after ex-girlfriend assault

Reality TV star Jeremy McConnell has avoided jail after being found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Stephanie Davis.


Man arrested after Britney stage invasion

A man has been arrested after rushing onto the stage during a Britney Spears performance in Las Vegas.

Thursday, Aug 10


Amazon 'in talks over US ticketing market'

Amazon could soon be entering yet another new market - working with US venue owners to sell event tickets.


Taylor Swift testifies DJ's 'grope' was 'very long'

Taylor Swift has testified in court to say she was groped by a DJ and that it was "very long" and "intentional".


Report exposes 'class-shaped hole' in arts

The performing arts industry in the UK is "increasingly dominated by a narrow set of people from well-off backgrounds" and is facing a diversity crisis, according to a new report.

Wednesday, Aug 9


Who is the Oscars Academy's new president?


Cinematographer John Bailey has been elected the 36th president of the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences of America.


Game of Thrones breaks record despite attack

The latest episode of Game of Thrones has broken viewing records despite it being leaked online.


David Letterman back from retirement at 70

David Letterman is coming out of retirement with a new talk show, two years after ending his 33-year-long stint at CBS.