Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt and 'Sesame Street' Among 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, "Sesame Street," conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B veterans Earth, Wind and Fire have been selected as the 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees.
'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33
TOKYO (Reuters) - A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.
UPDATE 11-'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33
TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) - A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.
'Wonderful Life' stage adaptation gets a little help from Paul McCartney
(Reuters) - Paul McCartney is adding another string to his bow - writing his first musical.
Japan studio arson attack a "blow to animation industry" - commentator
TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) - A suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio in which 30 people are believed to have been killed and scores injured will be a major blow to the nation's famed animation industry, a film commentator said.
About 30 believed killed in suspected arson attack on Japan studio
TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) - About 30 people were feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said.
Japan PM Abe: Kyoto fire incident 'too appalling for words'
TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) - A fire caused by suspected arson in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday was "too appalling for" words, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Twitter, offering condolences to the victims.
Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify.
Beyonce Releases Music Video for 'Spirit,' Her 'Lion King' Soundtrack Contribution
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Beyonce fans are stampeding across the web veldt to get a look at her just-released music video for "Spirit," the original song she co-wrote and sang for the "Lion King" soundtrack. The track is also included on the companion album she executive-produced and will release Friday, "The Gift."
Beyonce's 'Lion King' Album Has Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Beyonce has unveiled the track listing for her "Lion King" companion album on her website... a whole three days ahead of its release.
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