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‘Captain America: Civil War’ starts summer with sizzling $181.8 million

The third "Captain America" movie met lofty expectations with the fifth-best domestic opening weekend of all time -- trailing only "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Jurassic World" at $208.8 million, "Marvel's The Avengers," and "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

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Today in entertainment history: May 9

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

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Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

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10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

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Today in entertainment history: May 6

A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

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‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

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Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

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Channing Tatum bringing ‘Magic Mike’ to Sin City

The actor, who starred and produced in both the 2012 film and its 2015 sequel "Magic Mike XXL" made the announcement in a Facebook Live video on Wednesday, revealing "Magic Mike Live" will be coming to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in March, 2017.

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YouTube plans online TV service

YouTube is working on a paid subscription service called Unplugged that would offer customers a bundle of cable TV channels streamed over the Internet.

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Cinco de Mayo deals

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Today in entertainment history: May 5

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

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Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

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‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

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It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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It’s easier to follow friends on Twitter

A new Connect tab on Twitter Inc's mobile app makes it easier for people to find accounts to follow, the social network said on Tuesday as it launched the new feature to attract more users.

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Today in entertainment history: May 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

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A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

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Depp back as Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

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The movie follows on from the 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland," which starred Depp alongside Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as the titular heroine and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen.