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Vin Diesel’s fans push him into fantasy

The actor talks about how his fans convinced him to enter the world of fantasy movies in "The Last Witch Hunter" and how hard it is to juggle his busy schedule.

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Shhhh! Secret weddings new vogue for Hollywood

The hush-hush ceremonies are a stark contrast with the lavish celebrity weddings of the past.

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Jon Stewart signs off from ‘The Daily Show’ with a look back

Jon Stewart wrapped up his long-running "The Daily Show" on Thursday with effusive tributes to his show's staff, many on hand to see him off while political and media luminaries who served as some of the satirist's favorite targets, from Bill O'Reilly to Hillary Clinton, appeared on tape.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 7

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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WATCH: ‘The Daily Show’ family tree

As Jon Stewart signs off, lets look back at some of most distinguished "The Daily Show" alumni, from their first appearance on the show to the trajectory their careers have taken since departing.

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Meryl Streep finds inner rockstar in ‘Ricki and the Flash’

The Academy Award winning actress plays an aging rockstar who returns home to help her daughter Julie, played by Streep's real-life daughter Mamie Gummer.

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux spark wedding rumors

Did the Hollywood couple secretly marry last night?

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Dinosaurs, fast cars spur Universal Pictures to world record box office

Universal Pictures has become the first movie studio to gross $5.53 billion worldwide in one year, setting an industry record.

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2014, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016.

Cosby ordered to give deposition in sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the comedian of plying her with alcohol and sexually abusing her when she was just 15.

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Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats up

Jon Stewart steps down from "The Daily Show" today after 16 years of biting political and media satire.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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‘Community’ is officially over

Joel McHale has confirmed that his cult comedy will not be returning for a seventh season.

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Idris Elba makes magazine history

The "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star can now add magazine cover model to his resumé.

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Kevin Bacon pushes for more male nudity in films

NOT SAFE FOR WORK: The "Wild Things" star is jokingly urging the men of Hollywood to demand fair treatment in films and fight for the right to get naked.

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Miss Piggy and Kermit ‘break up’ ahead of TV premiere

Yet another Hollywood power couple has bit the dust.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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‘Deflategate’ judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

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The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

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The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Ronda Rousey wants you to have a ‘knockout’ breakfast

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The MMA champion has teamed up with fast-food chain Carl's Jr. to pitch their latest breakfast creation.

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Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.