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Leslie Bricusse, ‘Willy Wonka,’ ‘Goldfinger’ Songwriter, Dies at 90

Leslie Bricusse, Oscar- and Grammy-winning songwriter whose songs for Broadway and Hollywood include “What Kind of Fool Am I?” and “Pure Imagination,” died Tuesday in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. He was 90. Bricusse wrote...

The Most Incredible James Bond Locations in Jamaica  

No other film franchise inspires travel the way the James Bond series has for the past 60 years, and topping the destination list of every serious 007 fan is the country of...

Ava Ostern Fries, Producer and Inspiration Behind ‘Troop Beverly Hills,’ Dies at 87

Ava Ostern Fries, the wife of producer Chuck Fries whose experiences as a Beverly Hills Girl Scout leader  inspired the film “Troop Beverly Hills,” died Oct. 2. She was 87. Born in...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘Mr. Corman’ Not Returning for Second Season at Apple TV Plus

Apple TV Plus will not be moving ahead with a second season of “Mr. Corman,” A24’s schoolteacher drama starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the streamer has confirmed. The final episode “The Big Picture” was...

Neon Acquires Rebeca Huntt’s ‘Beba’ After Toronto Premiere

Neon has acquired worldwide rights to “Beba,” the first film from New York Afro-Latina artist Rebeca Huntt. The documentary-memoir had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, where it was hailed...

George Clooney-Brad Pitt Project Lands at Apple With Jon Watts Directing

Apple Studios has landed the hot movie package starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt with Jon Watts directing that’s been the subject of a feverish bidding war, according to two sources with...

President Meryl Streep Downplays the End of the World in Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ Disaster Movie

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Rob Morgan and Jonah Hill are facing the threat of a comet hitting Earth in a new clip from the Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up.” The...

Basil Hoffman, Character Actor in ‘Hillstreet Blues,’ ‘Square Pegs,’ Dies at 83

Character actor Basil Hoffman, who had more than 100 roles in television shows and movies, died Sept. 17, according to his manager Brad Lemack. He was 83. He had recurring roles on...

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