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  1. After Uproar Over Liam Neeson’s Remarks, Red Carpet Events for ‘Cold Pursuit’ Are Canceled
    The actor appeared on “Good Morning America” to explain his remarks about looking to kill a black man years ago after a close friend was raped by a man she said was black.
  2. Liam Neeson Describes Racist Revenge Fantasy in Newspaper Interview
    Mr. Neeson, 66, said he went looking for a black man to kill to avenge a friend who was raped. He described the episode as a learning experience.
  3. ‘Uncle Drew’: Branding Vehicle or Feature Film? Yes
    The comedy was spun from a series of viral ads for Pepsi, believed to be the first time a movie plot has been based on a commercial.
  4. Weinstein Company Sale Delayed by N.Y. Attorney General Lawsuit
    Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit alleging the studio and its founders violated state and city laws barring gender discrimination and sexual harassment.
  5. ‘Coco’ Tops Box Office Again in Quiet Week
    “Coco” has passed $100 million in total grosses. “The Disaster Artist” opened strongly in limited release.
  6. ‘Justice League’ a Disappointing No. 1 as ‘Wonder’ Surprises
    “Justice League” was easily best at the box office this weekend. But ticket sales of $96 million were less than expected, especially for such a costly film.
  7. Movie’s Ads Protest Rules Restricting Gay Men From Donating Blood
    To promote “Jigsaw,” Lionsgate is introducing a fan blood drive and taking aim at contentious federal regulations that add restrictions for gay men.
  8. Ed Skrein, Facing Criticism, Backs Out of Playing Asian Character in ‘Hellboy’
    Mr. Skrein’s departure is the first time in recent years that an actor has left a major film over whitewashing concerns.
  9. Lionsgate’s Bets Pay Off as Studio Makes a Big Comeback
    Lionsgate’s films, including “La La Land” and “Hacksaw Ridge,” received 26 Oscar nominations, and the company reported strong earnings on Tuesday.
  10. ‘Mad Men’ Archives Going to the University of Texas
    Matthew Weiner, the show’s creator, and Lionsgate, the producing studio, have donated the archive to the university’s Harry Ransom Center.
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