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Liam Hemsworth seeks to divorce Miley Cyrus after 7 months of marriage

The 29-year-old Australian actor filed for the dissolution of his marriage to the 26-year-old American pop star in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday.


Country star Hunter Hayes to headline Boston’s Country in the City concert in September

Country music singer Hunter Hayes is headlining Boston’s fourth annual Country in the City concert Sept. 26 at City Hall Plaza, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office said.


HBO orders pilot based on Alice Hoffman’s ‘Magic’ novels

HBO Max, the cable channel’s forthcoming streaming service, has ordered a pilot for “The Rules of Magic,” based on Hoffman’s novels “The Rules of Magic” and “Practical Magic.”

(From left) Ben Savage and Danielle Fisher in a 1999 file photo from the TV show “Boy Meets World.” The cast reunited in Boston this weekend.


‘Boy Meets World’ stars reunite in Boston

The stars were in town for Fan Expo by Boston Comic Con.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 14, 2019 US singer Billie Eilish arrives for the 2019 iHeart Radio Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre in Los Angeles. - Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on August 19, 2019, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit


Billie Eilish dethrones Lil Nas X with her first Billboard No. 1 single

The 17-year-old made history Monday when she became the first artist born in this century to land a No. 1 song — ‘‘Bad Guy,’’ in this case — on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills stands along the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Miami Gardens, Fla.


Dolphins’ Kenny Stills objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal

The wide receiver objected Monday to recent comments from the rapper about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick.

This combination photo shows a cover image of the novel


Tommy Orange among winners of American Book Awards

Orange’s novel “There There” and Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year’s winners of American Book Awards, given for works that highlight the diversity of the country’s literature.

Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston speak at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is offering a first look at its web television series “The Morning Show.”


Aniston, Witherspoon and Carell are journalists at war in ‘Morning Show’ trailer

Apple’s first big TV series, debuting this fall, focuses on the relationships between journalists at a morning broadcast show whose lives are upended following a scandal.

FILE- In this June 6, 2019 file photo, Carrie Underwood arrives at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, a songwriting team filed a lawsuit against the singer, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce


Brad Paisley out; Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

The organization says the show will celebrate ‘‘legendary women in Country Music throughout the ceremony.’’

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015, file photo Dwayne Johnson, left, and Lauren Hashian arrive at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Johnson announced his wedding to Hashian on Instagram. A photo of the couple was posted on the social media site, showing them both wearing white. The post also said the date of their apparent nuptials, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in his native Hawaii. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)


Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Lauren Hashian get hitched in Hawaii

Johnson, 47, posted a celebratory wedding photo to Instagram, with the long-time couple standing on a verdant hillside overlooking the water.

Actor John Travolta speaks to the audience during FAN EXPO Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass. on Sunday, Aug. 18. Tens of thousands of fans gathered at the expo, which featured celebrity guest photo and autograph sessions, panel discussions, Artist Alley, cosplayer costume contests, family fun zone, 500+ retailers and more.

John Travolta among Boston Fan Expo guests

The “Pulp Fiction” actor made his first convention appearance in Boston on Sunday to promote new film “The Fanatic.”

Julian Edelman (right) and Assaf Swissa attend the premiere of their Showtime documentary “100%.”

Julian Edelman plots Hollywood takeover

The Super Bowl MVP is developing new film and TV projects, including... a romantic comedy?

A scene from “Venom,” which is getting a sequel directed by Andy Serkis.

Cape Cod cinematographer Robert Richardson biting into ‘Venom 2’

Looks like Robert Richardson’s getting in on the superhero craze after all.

Tom Perrotta: Photo credit Ben E. King


HBO sets ‘Mrs. Fletcher,’ from Mass. author Tom Perrotta, for October bow

The provocative “dual coming-of-age story,” as the premium-cable network describes it, will premiere on Oct. 27, with Kathryn Hahn starring.

Brian Grazer (left) and Ron Howard — heads of Imagine Entertainment — will bring “The Trail” to the big screen.

Ron Howard following Maine-bred author’s ‘Trail’ to big screen

Meika Hashimoto’s adventure novel “The Trail” is being developed as a feature film by Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment.

A scene from “The Death of Dick Long.”


First trailer for ‘Death of Dick Long’ teases crime caper from Emerson-bred ‘Swiss Army Man’ co-director

Director Daniel Scheinert, one-half of the Emerson-bred Daniels duo, is following up “Swiss Army Man” with another oddball comedy involving a dead body.

Nick Carter and Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys helped a local couple get engaged at their Wednesday night afterparty at The Grand.


Backstreet Boys seal couple’s engagement at wild Boston afterparty

The Boys leapt up onto the nightclub’s DJ booth to perform six-or-so songs, including the essentials: “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” and “I Want It That Way.”

Aron Baynes reportedly bought a farmhouse-style home in Phoenix.

Former Celtics center Aron Baynes is selling his Newton town house for $1.6 million

His Newton home features 12-foot ceilings, a living area with a gas fireplace, four bedrooms, three full baths, a two-car garage and a private patio and deck.


Michelle Carter case to become true-crime drama series

UCP, behind Hulu’s “The Act,” will dramatize the Mass. texting-suicide case, in which Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging the suicide death of her then-boyfriend.

TV star Rick Harrison, of the History Channel's “Pawn Stars,” took a break from filming inside Fenway Park's memorabilia collection, to take a walk in the outfield of the historic ballpark.

TV’s Rick Harrison, of ‘Pawn Stars,’ swings by Fenway Park

The “Pawn Stars” star visited Fenway Park on Wednesday to film scenes for an upcoming episode of the History Channel reality-show hit’s 16th season, which premieres in October.

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

Maria Menounos paid a visit to the TB12 Sports Therapy Center at Patriot Place Tuesday afternoon.

Maria Menounos worked out at Tom Brady’s TB12 Center

The Patriots quarterback even stopped by to say hello.

Denis Leary is making a long-awaited return to television with limited Fox series “A Moody Christmas.”

Denis Leary lands new holiday television series

The Emmy-nominated actor-writer-producer will star in Fox’s “A Moody Christmas.”

“Booksmart” filmmaker Olivia Wilde has sold her next project as a director, a period thriller titled “Don’t Worry, Darling,” to New Line.

‘Booksmart’ director Olivia Wilde sells period thriller to New Line

Olivia Wilde has sold her next directional project, a period thriller titled “Don’t Worry, Darling” to New Line Productions.

Andy Muschietti speaks at San Diego Comic-Con 2019.

Stephen King’s ‘Roadwork’ under construction from ‘It’ filmmakers

Andy Muschietti, director of “It” and its upcoming sequel, will help turn a Stephen King short story, “Roadwork,” into a feature film.

Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, and Eliza Scanlen in Columbia Pictures’s


Watch the first trailer for the ‘Little Women’ movie filmed in Mass. last year

Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Meryl Streep, and Timothee Chalamet filmed the buzzy period drama around Massachusetts last year.

Djimon Hounsou, pictured at a 2014 photo call, has joined the cast of “A Quiet Place Part II.”

Djimon Hounsou joins John Krasinski’s ‘Quiet Place’ sequel, replacing Brian Tyree Henry

“A Quiet Place: Part II” is scheduled to hit theaters on March 20, 2020.

Emily Dickinson portrait in Amherst vandalized

The same weekend that two consecutive mass shootings killed 33 people, Amherst police discovered a prominent public portrait of Emily Dickinson vandalized: someone had spray-painted a bullet hole onto her forehead, and blacked out her eyes.

Bill Murray pictured attending the premiere of


Bill Murray crashes R.I. beach party after hunting for pierogies in Fall River

The actor’s latest random adventure began last weekend when the actor was spotted eating pierogis in Fall River with “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly.


James Taylor and Yo-Yo Ma share stage at Tanglewood

Yo-Yo Ma brought a special guest on stage Sunday night at Tanglewood: five-time Grammy winner James Taylor.

Barack Obama has played golf by himself (left) and with (at right) Steph Curry and former Celtic Ray Allen at Farm Neck Golf Club.

Obama laying low during his annual Martha’s Vineyard visit

The former president was spotted golfing and paddleboarding.

Emily Dickinson portrait in Amherst vandalized

Amherst police discovered a prominent public portrait of Emily Dickinson vandalized: someone had spray painted a bullet hole onto her forehead, and blacked out her eyes.

Joe Keery, who’s releasing new music as Djo, attends the Season 3


‘Stranger Things’ star Joe Keery releases dreamy new single

The Newburyport native, better known for his role on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” is releasing psychedelic music under the name Djo.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2012, file photo, Lance Armstrong speaks to delegates at the World Cancer Congress in Montreal. With a payment and an apology, Armstrong has settled a decade-long dispute with a promotions company that sought repayment of more than $10 million in bonuses it paid the former cyclist during a career that was later exposed to be fueled by performance-enhancing drugs. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT


Lance Armstrong says he dropped VP Pence on Nantucket bike trail

Cycling’s most infamous legend tweeted Saturday that he “blew the [expletive] doors off” Pence when the two ended up sharing a bike path this past weekend.

French model Jeanne Cadieu arrives for the Spider-Man: Far From Home World premiere at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood on June 26, 2019. (Photo by Chris Delmas / AFP)CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images


Jake Gyllenhaal took French model girlfriend to Martha’s Vineyard

Page Six reports the pair, who’ve been linked since December, are getting serious, and that Jeanne Cadieu has already met the “Nightcrawler” actor’s family.

Sarah Silverman in Los Angeles in May.


Sarah Silverman shares video of anti-Semitic pastor wishing for her death

Silverman, a Bedford, N.H. native, took to Twitter on Thursday to repost a video of an extremist pastor giving an anti-Semitic sermon, in which he mentions her.

Everett, MA - 8/08/2019 - Tony Bennett in a private concert at the Picasso Ballroom with opening act Antonia Benedetto at Encore Boston Harbor Hotel and Casino in Everett, MA. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Lifestyle, Reporter: Unknown, Topic: XXTony Bennett, LOID: 9.0.549291559.


Tony Bennett performs private concert at Encore Boston Harbor Casino

The event, held in the Picasso Ballroom, was attended by more than 2,200 guests.

Gabriela Vazquez, Erin Bradley, and Jamie Cashner pose at the kickoff to the 14th annual


Red Sox, fans team up to collect socks for the homeless

“Sox for Socks at Fenway Park” will last throughout the weekend.

Chris Evans with members of the Concord Police Department. Credit to Concord Police Department Facebook page


Chris Evans swung by the Concord police station

“When your shift begins you never know what will happen or who you may meet.”

Director/writer Andrea Berloff arrives at the world premiere of


Framingham’s Andrea Berloff talks about making her ‘big shot’ directorial debut on ‘The Kitchen’

The crime drama, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss as mob wives on the rise, is now in theaters.

This image released by FX shows Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm in a scene from “Mrs. America,” based on the true story of the 1970s battle over the Equal Rights Amendment. (Sabrina Lantos/FX via AP)

Uzo Aduba post-‘Orange’: ‘The work will come.’

The actress said the upcoming FX limited series “Mrs. America” encompasses a whole lot of what she loves best about acting.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 30, 2018, US Country music legend Willie Nelson performs during the


Willie Nelson comes off tour, cites ‘breathing problem’

The 86-year-old singer apologized on Twitter late Wednesday, writing ‘‘I need to have my doctor check out.’’

Ben Affleck, seen playing the Caped Crusader in

Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ movie would have explored character’s ‘insanity’

Cinematographer Robert Richardson spoke a little about what Ben Affleck’s abandoned “Batman” movie for Warner Bros. would have entailed.

Boston MA 8/6/19 Patrick Dempsey, screenwriter Mark Bomback, and director Simon Curtis before screening of their movie


Patrick Dempsey walks red carpet at Seaport premiere of ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

The film’s producer was joined by director Simon Curtis and screenwriter Mark Bomback, at the film’s red carpet screening Tuesday night at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.

At left: Barack Obama teed up at Farm Neck Golf Club on Martha’s Vineyard. At right: Obama played a round with Steph Curry (left) and former Celtic Ray Allen.


Barack Obama hits the links on the Vineyard

The former president played in a foursome that included NBA star Steph Curry and former Celtic Ray Allen.


Netflix will begin filming another movie in Mass. this month, this time on the South Shore

The streaming giant is everywhere in the Bay State.

Kensington, NH--9/29/2018-- Wentworth Hunt Club's hounds band together as they take a break between lines during a Fox Hunt. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: foxhunt Reporter:


Does your dog have what it takes to be a star in Boston Ballet’s ‘Giselle’?

Boston Ballet is searching for one or two pooches to perform as “stage dogs,” for its upcoming production of “Giselle” at the Boston Opera House. No pirouettes required.

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris, whose film “American Dharma” has secured a distribution deal, poses for a portrait in Cambridge .(Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)


Errol Morris’s controversial Steve Bannon documentary, ‘American Dharma,’ heading to theaters

The Cambridge documentarian’s new film, “American Dharma,” struggled to secure a distributor after premiering at the Venice Film Festival last year.

US film actor, director and producer Casey Affleck answers journalists’ questions before the presentation of the film ‘’Light of my Life” during the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) on June 30, 2019 in Karlovy Vary. (Photo by Michal CIZEK / AFP)MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images


Casey Affleck addresses past sexual misconduct allegations: ‘The best thing to do was to just be quiet.’

The Cambridge native acknowledged that the set of his film “I’m Still Here” was “a big mess.”