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Report: Disney's live-action 'Mulan' to have Asian love interest

Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Disney's live-action remake of "Mulan" will reportedly feature a Chinese love interest for the female warrior, despite rumors of a Caucasian male lead.
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Fight For This Love singer's friends fear X Factor tears are sign of things to come
In the absence of election-year artwork as ubiquitous as Shepard Fairey's 2008 "Hope" poster, political memes have become dominant images this political season. But that doesn't mean the art world
The first episode saw Emma Barton push her husband James off a bridge in rage after he told her he no longer loved her. No one could have predicted the devastating events about to take place, as a h
Cheryl has remained silent on social media until today [Flynet] The former X Factor judge has remained silent on social media recently, fuelling ongoing pregnancy rumours surrounding her and her bo
All week, the soap has featured episodes which have centred on a different group of characters, with all episodes promised to lead to a devastating event. Each episode has featured a dramatic cliffh
The Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 was one of the great debacles of World War I: Thousands of men and women died needlessly on the peninsula in what is now Turkey, with the Australian and New Zealand
The cancer-stricken teenager deteriorated in recent episodes after learning her treatment was no longer working.  But Jade didn’t give up fighting, as her loved ones and boyfriend Alfie Nightin
A film that revels in giving modern day Los Angeles the feeling of a classic Hollywood musical is coming to one of the city’s classic venues:   “La La Land” will  screen at the TCL Chinese Theatre
He wrote I’ll Stand By You Always for the movie franchise.
Appearing on the show alongside his professional dance partner Natalie Lowe, the Olympic champion talked about his performance over the weekend. Aware of his wrist injury, host Zoe Ball went on to a
The musician is doing his bit to stand up for others.
Hugh Jackman is back and better than ever in Logan.
Kris Jenner and daughter Kourtney Kardashian wore matching black ensembles for event in West Hollywood [X17] The famous family have rarely been seen without a member of security in tow recently. A
Stagehands who work for Jam Productions held a rally Thursday outside the concert promoter's Old Town offices to urge Jam co-owner Jerry Mickelson to negotiate their union contract. The workers, some
It’s been nearly a half-century since a decent movie, Goodbye Columbus, was made from a Philip Roth novel.
Kanye West is lamenting that his kids have yet to play with the daughter of his friend, mentor and collaborator Jay Z. Fan video from West's show in Seattle on Wednesday night shows the rapper complai
NEW YORK (AP) — The third presidential debate appears likely to land between the record-setting first match between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and the second in terms of the number of Americans
The network is concerned that Schwarzenegger's past, including allegations of sexual assault, could become an issue.
After The View: Sex Edition.
Newly opened zoo in North Korea features a 19-year-old chimpanzee that smokes a pack of cigarettes a day. They insist she doesn't inhale.
Nicosia and Limassol, you are the lucky ones this week – at least in musical terms, as both cities will get the chance to enjoy the band Trio Tekke, the Anglo-Italian drummer Dave De Rose and the Lon
Wade SheridanLOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Former "Walking Dead" star Laurie Holden has signed on to join the cast of "The Americans" for Season 5.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Two goats wander across the roof of Prague's famous Lucerna Palace - the first beneficiaries of a new push to open up public spaces high above the packed streets of a crowded city.
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced the nominees for its 26th annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards.
Ciara is rumoured to be expecting her second child [Splash]   The 1 2 Step singer’s fans have noticed that she’s been dressing in stomach covering clothes recently.  She is usually known
To take a break from the interviews, the music sessions, and everything in-between, I feel compelled to share my favorite songs (in order at this particular time and stopping at seven) by my favorit
The Wii U era is over. On Thursday morning, Nintendo unveiled its new console, the Nintendo Switch. Long code-named the Nintendo NX, the Nintendo Switch is a hybrid of sorts. The system, which wil
Ouija: Origin of Evil is sadly derivative, totally stupid, routinely cheeseball and ultimately disappointing. Exactly as I expected this horror prequel to be, given that it is a third-rate rip-off of
Mean Dreams is a coming-of-age drama that evolves into a crime thriller. There’s too much going on here, and the story eventually falls apart under its own weight, but there’s still a lot to like abou
The way Courtney Hunt’s murder trial drama “The Whole Truth” jumps straight into day one — courtroom doors swinging open and Keanu Reeves’ grim-faced defense lawyer Richard Ramsey narrating the st
Also airing Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016: “The Good Place” on NBC and “How to Get Away with Murder” on ABC.
”E.T.” is finally going home this November, and we’re sadder than that little kid, Elliott, to see him go.  A ton of your favorite movies and shows are leaving Netflix in the u

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