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Today in entertainment history: May 12

A look at the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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Jared Leto’s Joker laugh is creepy

The actor perfected his menacing laugh for the Joker in "Suicide Squad" by scaring strangers on the streets of New York and Toronto, Canada.

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Jodie Foster mines human impact of financial risk in ‘Money Monster’

When Jodie Foster wanted to explore the human relationship with technology and virtual intimacy in her latest directorial effort "Money Monster," she opted to use Wall Street as her setting and raise the dramatic stakes by holding George Clooney hostage.

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Today in entertainment history: May 11

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Amazon takes aim at YouTube with new video service

The service, called Amazon Video Direct, will make the uploaded videos available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or be packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription.

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Report claiming bias in Facebook ‘trending’ topics sparks social media outcry

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media.

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Andre the Giant biopic in the works

A film about the life of larger-than-life actor is in the works.

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The Rock plans Robin Williams ‘Jumanji’ tribute

The wrestler turned actor, 44, is set to star in a new version of the beloved 1995 film about a boy who gets trapped in a magical board game.

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Today in entertainment history: May 10

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise to star in ‘The Mummy’ remake

The film is set to rival the Marvel "Avenger's" franchise, with each character eventually getting their own spin-off movie.

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Jared Leto to star in ‘Interview with the Vampire’ reboot

The role of bloodsucking lead vampire Lestat was made famous in the original 1994 film by Tom Cruise, who starred alongside Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst and Christian Slater in the movie.

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Lee Daniels departs Richard Pryor biopic

The filmmaker is no longer the director of the upcoming Richard Pryor biopic.

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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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Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

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Video gaming returns to TV with new league

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Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

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