• Iconic Batman actor Adam West sadly dies aged 88

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    In a PBS special that touched on the show, Ward noted that West's slow, portentous delivery was occasionally created to eat up screen time, thus cutting into his co-star's dialogue. "Catwoman, I find you to be odious, abhorrent and insegrevious", he memorably told one villain. Improbably, no one ever did. "I don't know who he is beneath that mask of his", said Commissioner Gordon.
  • A broadway musical on Cher's life

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    Today the singer tweeted her excitement for the show's continued development following an industry reading earlier this year and announced a Broadway run, beginning in 2018. In case there was any ambiguity about what the musical would focus on, the " Believe " singer cleared it up with a response to a fan. Cher stayed at the back of the studio during that read-through, shielded by an over-sized pair of sunglasses as she viewed the musical version of her life.
  • Jessica Chastain weds longtime partner at star-studded ceremony in Italy

    Jessica Chastain weds longtime partner at star-studded ceremony in Italy

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    Chastain and Passi de Preposulo were photographed leaving their pre-wedding party Friday night. A source revealed to E! News that numerous groom's family members attended, while most of Jessica's guests were close friends. Although Chastain told USA news outlet Extra in 2013 she was "very, very happy" with her partner Gian, the star confessed in 2015 she had no idea if marriage was on the table.
  • Adam West, TVs Batman, dies aged 88

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    Though the character of Batman went on to be played by actors such as Michael Keaton, George Clooney and Christian Bale in big-budget movies, Newmar argued that the TV show's more simple approach to the character had made West particularly appealing to fans.
  • Polanski's victim pleads to end case: 'He owes me nothing'

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    He has been living as a fugitive ever since, but Polanski recently instructed his lawyers to try and bring an official end to the case, revealing he would be willing to appear in court as long as lawmakers vowed he'd serve no prison time. Braun's aim at Friday's hearing is to unseal testimony about the 1977 plea deal and use it as evidence to get European authorities to rescind the worldwide arrest warrant against Polanski.
  • Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

    Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

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    To many Democrats, Comey appeared to be describing a clear case of obstruction of justice by President Trump. After Comey was sacked, he asked his trusted friend to share one of his memoranda with the New York Times so the government may be pushed to assign a special counsel to investigate the Trump campaign-Russia connection.
  • Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

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    Grande's single One More Time was also re-released following the attack, with some of the proceeds going towards the Red Cross Fund. On her Instagram page, the brunette beauty shared a short video of a sweet infant softly crying to her rendition of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow ", which she sang to close out the show.
  • Apple and Amazon confirm Prime Video is coming to Apple TV

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    Tim Cook announced at WWDC 2017 that Amazon Prime Video will come to tvOS and Apple TV later this summer. One of the most anticipated reveals was the new Apple smart speaker called the "Home Pod". "We listened", Amazon wrote on Twitter following the announcement . The publication pointed out that in the past few years, Amazon subscribers could only watch shows on Apple TV through Apple's complicated Airplay system.
  • 'Batman' star Adam West dies at age 88

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    While he didn't wear the cape and cowl, Mark Hamill's Joker is an iconic fixture in Batman fandom right up there with the legend of West. The show premiered at 7:30 p.m. And I saw the comedy. I'm standing on my chair to honour #adamwest - the man whose portrayal of costumed justice made me wanna be a good person when I was a boy.
  • 'Batman' actor Adam West dies

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    The show, with a catchy - some might say aggravating - theme song, earned a cult following. He initially chaffed at being typecast after " Batman " went off the air after three seasons. West also voiced the Caped Crusader and other characters in numerous animated incarnations of Batman . West also chafed against the darker versions of Bob Kane's hero that emerged in more recent years, beginning with the Michael Keaton-starring, Tim Burton-directed adaptations that began in 1989, and ...