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K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game

25 Jun 2019

(This June 24 story, corrects title of Simon Sim to president of the U.S. arm of Netmarble Corp instead of president of the South Korean mobile gaming company, paragraph 5.) | Video

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite

21 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies. | Video

Ron Howard frames Pavarotti story through arias for new documentary

04 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Director Ron Howard did not know much about opera, but he understands drama when he sees it, and Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti's life was packed with it. | Video

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie

22 May 2019

LOS ANGELES Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy. | Video

End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy

23 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios went to great lengths to keep the plot of the movie "Avengers: Endgame" under wraps until its highly anticipated debut in theaters this week, the stars and directors said in interviews. | Video

Composer Ramin Djawadi makes his 'Game of Thrones' swan song

09 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Global smash hit television series "Game of Thrones" is about to come to an end, and composer Ramin Djawadi is one of the few people who knows how it all goes down. | Video

High times in Beverly Hills, with pot delivery and a Gucci ashtray

26 Mar 2019

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. High-end department store Barneys New York has given the marijuana lifestyle the luxury treatment, launching a range of pot-themed products this week in the latest sign a drug once associated with bohemians and deadbeats is moving up the social ladder. | Video

'Dumbo' and the elephant not in the room

26 Mar 2019

LOS ANGELES Big-eared baby elephant Dumbo may be the star of Walt Disney Co's remake of its 1941 animated movie classic but the film was shot without its adorable star ever making an appearance on set. | Video

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