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  1. Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight's Biggest Bashes: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Diddy Party in Las Vegas

    11:09 pm PDT 05/02/2015
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    Barrymore was among the fans who lost money by betting on Manny Pacquiao. READ MORE

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  2. Superman vs. Batman? DC's Real Battle Is How to Create Its Superhero Universe

    7:00 am PDT 04/29/2015
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    Warner Bros. is employing a different strategy than Marvel as it hires five writers for 'Wonder Woman,' has no clear leader and deals with new frustrations in its struggles to craft a compelling 10-movie world. READ MORE

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  3. Ben Affleck Apologizes for Requesting PBS Show Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor

    5:30 pm PDT 04/21/2015
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    The network has launched an investigation into the controversy. READ MORE

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  4. PBS to Conduct "Internal Review" Over Ben Affleck's Request to Hide Slave-Owner Ancestry

    3:05 pm PDT 04/21/2015
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    The internal review follows WikiLeaks' revelation that the actor-director asked Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. to censor his episode of the host's 'Finding Your Roots' show. READ MORE

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  5. Larry Wilmore Takes on Ben Affleck's Slave-Owning Ancestor Controversy With Embarrassed Ghost

    11:09 am PDT 04/21/2015
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    The 'Nightly Show' host also joked that, after this latest scoop from the Sony hack, Kim Jong Un "could end up winning the Pulitzer Prize." READ MORE

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  6. 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Teaser Trailer

    5:40 pm PDT 04/20/2015
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    The first 'Batman v Superman' teaser is released. READ MORE

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  7. Ben Affleck Requested His Slave-Owner Ancestor Be Censored From PBS' 'Finding Your Roots'

    10:55 pm PDT 04/17/2015
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    "In the case of Mr. Affleck — we focused on what we felt were the most interesting aspects of his ancestry," 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. said in a statement. READ MORE

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  8. 'Batman v. Superman' Trailer Leaks on YouTube

    7:56 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    The trailer was taken down minutes after being leaked on multiple sites. READ MORE

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  9. Ben Affleck, Matt Damon's Futuristic Drama Nabs Syfy Pilot Order (Exclusive)

    8:00 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    'Incorporated' marks the duo's first scripted cable project. READ MORE

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  10. Ben Affleck Drops 'Batman' Reference in His Testimony to Congress (Video)

    8:57 pm PDT 03/26/2015
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    A fellow 'Batman v Superman' actor was on the Senate panel. READ MORE

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  11. How Ben Affleck and Leonardo DiCaprio Achieve "Cashmere Utopia"

    7:00 am PDT 03/18/2015
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    Famously private fashion mogul Brunello Cucinelli, who designs sweaters (starting at $1,290) and suits for A-listers, talks about his famous clients and how he sources the world's finest cashmere. READ MORE

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  12. Carrie Coon on Her Return to the NY Stage in ‘Placebo,’ Female Sexuality, and Hollywood Anonymity

    10:36 am PDT 03/13/2015
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    The 'Gone Girl' and 'The Leftovers' actress talks about her off-Broadway role in Melissa James Gibson's play and shares what she taught Ben Affleck on set. READ MORE

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  13. Dennis Lehane on New Novel 'World Gone By,' Ben Affleck and What He Misses About Boston

    8:00 am PDT 03/13/2015
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    The Beantown crime novelist behind 'Mystic River' and 'Shutter Island' and recent L.A. transplant dishes on his latest page-turner and writers room fights on 'The Wire.' READ MORE

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  14. Cameron Diaz, Kirk Cameron, 'Transformers' Top Razzie Awards

    9:10 pm PST 02/21/2015
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    The 35th annual satirical awards were held at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. READ MORE

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  15. 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: 'Episodes' Star Kathleen Rose Perkins Is Having "A Lot More Fun"

    5:30 am PST 02/13/2015
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    The break-out actress from the Showtime series and David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' talks awkward pot smoking, beefed up Ben Affleck and the porn star who has stolen her Twitter handle. READ MORE

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  16. So How Many Thrusts Get You an NC-17 Rating?

    9:00 am PST 02/12/2015
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    The MPAA looks more kindly on lewd acts between married or committed couples, oral sex when it's being performed on a man instead of a woman and female breasts over crotch shots. READ MORE

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  17. 'SNL' 40th Anniversary: Past Hosts and Writers Share 40 Years of Memories (Video)

    8:31 am PST 02/11/2015
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  18. WGA Awards: Steve Carell, Patricia Arquette, Patrick Stewart Among West Coast Presenters

    12:49 pm PST 02/10/2015
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    Bob Saget, Scott Foley, Adam Scott and James Corden will also hand out trophies at the L.A. ceremony. READ MORE

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  19. Ben Affleck: 'Saturday Night Live' Ignores My Hosting Ideas

    9:00 am PST 02/06/2015
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    Conan O'Brien, Tom Hanks, Drew Barrymore and Danny DeVito also talk about their time on the long-running sketch-comedy show. READ MORE

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  20. 'SNL's' Five-Timers Club: Justin Timberlake, Alec Baldwin Celebrate 40 Years of Funny

    11:48 am PST 02/04/2015
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    The Hollywood Reporter sits down for exclusive interviews from members of the 'SNL' Five-Timers Club (talent who hosted the show five or more times) including Chevy Chase, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Elliot Gould, Ben Affleck, Candice Bergen, Drew Barrymore and Danny DeVito. Alec Baldwin still holds the record for a total of 16 hosting gigs. READ MORE

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