AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment News Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:59:00 -0400 'Pokemon Go' creators working to be 'respectful' of reality Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:45:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US--Pokemon.Go-What_s.Next/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Pokemon.Go-What_s.Next c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f4e LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation. Leona Lewis puts aside pop world to get her nails in 'Cats' Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:38:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US--Theater-Leona.Lewis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Theater-Leona.Lewis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7eed NEW YORK (AP) — When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis was taken to see "Cats" in London. It turned out to be theatrical catnip. Building his brand: rapper Nas ventures into filmmaking Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:31:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/US--People-Nas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--People-Nas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f02 ATLANTA (AP) — Nas, one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking. Hillary Scott's conversation with God resonates with fans Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:41:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US-Music-Hillary-Scott/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-Music-Hillary-Scott c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f35 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country trio Lady Antebellum announced a hiatus last year, singer Hillary Scott thought it was a good opportunity to finally work on an album of hymns with her equally talented musical family. Baz Luhrmann examines early hip-hop in Netflix series Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:14:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/US--TV-Baz.Luhrmann/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-Baz.Luhrmann c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f29 NEW YORK (AP) — As Baz Luhrmann walks on set for the press day of his first television series, "The Get Down," he can't separate his professional self from his personal self and settles in by directing his own interview. Director's debut explores 'The Land' with Nas, Badu help Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:10:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US--Film-The.Land/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Film-The.Land c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f6d LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Steven Caple Jr. was mentoring some elementary school students at an inner-city park in Los Angeles when he spotted two stray kids hopping a fence with their skateboards. He went to go kick them out of the park and ended up talking with them instead. They spilled that they were selling marijuana to fund their entry into skateboarding competitions and new equipment. It was their ticket out. Aniston essay inspires actresses to address sexist standards Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:19:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/US--Celeb-Aniston.Essay.Aftermath/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Celeb-Aniston.Essay.Aftermath c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f93 LOS ANGELES (AP) — When one of Hollywood's most objectified women talks about tabloid culture, people listen. But while actresses are cheering Jennifer Aniston's recent essay connecting the media's obsession with her looks to the overall objectification of women, most are resigned that reality will be slow to catch up with the conversation. Potter play hype shows the world is still mad about Harry Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:22:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/EU--Britain-Harry.Potter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_EU--Britain-Harry.Potter c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f92 LONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back. Debra Messing, Blake Shelton spar over presidential campaign Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:14:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US--People-Debra.Messing-Blake.Shelton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Debra.Messing-Blake.Shelton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f6e PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Actress and outspoken Democrat Debra Messing has called a Twitter truce with country singer and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton following a politically charged spat. George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:09:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US--Americana.Music-George.Strait/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Americana.Music-George.Strait c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7fa9 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville. Clinton speech draws mixed reaction on cable news Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:37:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/26/US--DEM.2016-Armchair.Convention/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--DEM.2016-Armchair.Convention c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:62d9 A look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens: Katy Perry belts 'Rise' and 'Roar' at Democratic convention Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:42:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/28/US--DEM.2016-Convention-Celebrities/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--DEM.2016-Convention-Celebrities c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7d40 Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones. He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachute Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:58:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/28/US--Skydiving.Without.Parachute/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Skydiving.Without.Parachute c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7915 SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit. Yes, Harrison Ford uses checklists when he flies Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:40:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/US--People-Harrison.Ford/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--People-Harrison.Ford c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7fc0 OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Yes, Harrison Ford uses a checklist when he flies his plane. Pelosi tracks the mega-donors to political campaigns Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:33:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/US--TV-Meet.the.Donors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-Meet.the.Donors c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7f83 NEW YORK (AP) — As she sat overlooking a hotel lobby in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week, Alexandra Pelosi said she spied three of the wealthy men featured in her HBO documentary, "Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?" Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:06:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/28/US--Bill.Cosby/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Bill.Cosby c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7def PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement. AP PHOTOS: Shiite tattoos a show of pride amid tensions Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:31:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/29/ML--Lebanon-Shiite.Tattoos-Photo.Essay/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_ML--Lebanon-Shiite.Tattoos-Photo.Essay c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7f2b BEIRUT (AP) — Hamada Bayloun is not particularly religious, but across his entire upper back spreads a large tattoo of the most revered saint in Shiite Islam, Imam Ali. APNewsBreak: New Michael Crichton novel coming out in 2017 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:41:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/28/US--Books-Michael.Crichton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Books-Michael.Crichton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7d3d NEW YORK (AP) — A completed and unpublished Michael Crichton novel, recently discovered by his widow, is coming out next year. Internet star Hayes Grier hospitalized after bike accident Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:45:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/07/29/US-People-Hayes-Grier/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-People-Hayes-Grier c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7e10 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Internet celebrity and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Hayes Grier is recovering after a dirt bike accident. APNewsBreak: Official Prince tribute concert set for October Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:09:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/07/28/US--Music-Prince.Tribute.Concert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Music-Prince.Tribute.Concert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7cee NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis.