Entertainment News Archive - August 16, 2008

Discontent is growing among "Harry Potter" fans over Warner Bros. Pictures' decision to delay releasing the sixth "Potter" film, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Life imitated art as Emma Watson, the English actress who plays Hermione in the "Harry Potter" movies, got top marks on her A levels. In the books and movies, Hermione Granger managed to be a top student while helping Harry and Ron save the wizarding world.

A forgotten work by U.S. folk rocker Bob Dylan will be the focus of a collection called "Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript," a photographer says.

Hollywood actress looked "really happy" while eating at a Los Angeles restaurant despite her rumored breakup with singer John Mayer, a source says.

The long and noted career of White House correspondent Helen Thomas will be presented in a new U.S. TV special, filmmaker Rory Kennedy says. Kennedy said the story of Thomas's life told in the upcoming HBO special "Thank You, Mr.

Rapper Ice Cube says his former band, N.W.A., "changed the rules" of the hip-hop and rap music scene in the United States 20 years ago.

Rapper Master P, known for such hits as "Make Em Say Uhh," says he has created a new family-friendly TV network for U.S. audiences.

Actor and comic Bernie Mac remained "that kid from Chicago who wanted to make everybody happy," a co-star said at a memorial service Saturday. Samuel L.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.