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    Jerry Perenchio, Hollywood Dealmaker and Former Univision Head, Dead at 86

    Jerry Perenchio, the preeminent Hollywood dealmaker who bought and sold Univision, partnered with Norman Lear and promoted game-changing sporting events featuring Muhammad Ali and Billie Jean King, has died. He was 86. Perenchio, who got his start in show business as a talent agent working for the legendary mogul Lew Wasserman, died Tuesday of lung […]

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    James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89 of cancer : Celebrities, News

    James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89 of cancer James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore died in Switzerland of cancer. Roger Moore James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland after a brief battle with cancer. He was 89 years old. His children, Deborah, Christian and Geoffrey, shared the sad news […]

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    2 suspects killed in fiery Hollywood crash

    Los Angeles police say two stolen-car suspects were killed when their vehicle hit a tree and burst into flames during a high speed chase along Hollywood Boulevard. The crash occurred at Gower Street and Bronson Avenue around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Officer Mike Lopez with the LAPD tells KPCC: “Right around 2 in the morning, […]

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    Brad Grey: RIP to Hollywood’s Savviest Player-Mogul

    Brad Grey’s Legacy: 12 Hits He Produced, From ‘The Sopranos’ to ‘The Departed’ (Photos) On a studio lot once informed by the raging temper of Jonathan Dolgen and the foul language of Sumner Redstone, Grey was a smooth operator. For years, Paramount Pictures has been underperforming as a unit compared to the revenue and profits […]

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    Ex-MTV star Christopher “Big Black” Boykin dead at 45

    From CBS NEWS : Entertainment Tonight reported that Boykin died at a Plano, Texas, hospital Tuesday. Turley says Boykin suffered from congenital heart failure and doctors said he likely needed a transplant. She says Boykin had been in the hospital several times over the past year.Boykin starred alongside former pro skater Rob Dyrdek in MTV’s […]

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    Celebrity deaths 2017 – from Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and Graham Taylor to Charlie Murphy and Clay Adler, the stars who’ve died this year’

    LAST year we were tragically rocked by a series of shocking celebrity deaths. Legendary American comic Don Rickles died of kidney failure aged 90 on April 6 The legacies of famous faces who pass away live on through music, films and performances ensuring that while they may be gone, they will never be forgotten. Ranging […]

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    Film Bits: RIP ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Director Jonathan Demme (1944-2017)

    Academy Award Winning Director Jonathan Demme Dies at 73 Filmmaker Jonathan Demme died this morning of unknown causes. He was 73. Demme got his start in the 70s, helming the exploitation classic, Caged Heat. His big break came in 1984 when he filmed the now legendary concert documentary Stop Making Sense for the Talking Heads. […]