Walt Disney Co's design team has increased its efforts to bring the Marvel superhero team "The Avengers" to the company's theme parks after the film's smashing success, the head of Disney's parks unit said.
A US jury ruled in favor of actor Kevin Costner in a lawsuit in which fellow actor Stephen Baldwin accused him of cheating in a multimillion-dollar deal to sell oil cleanup devices to BP Plc after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Swedish garage rock band The Hives put their hardest rock'n'roll effort into their latest studio album following their last record five years ago which harnessed urban music influences.
British singer Adele regained her place at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the 24th time with her Grammy-winning album "21," holding off new entries from Alan Jackson, The Beach Boys and Neil Young.
Lady Gaga revealed her first perfume - but it's not going to smell like blood and semen as the flamboyant singer once hoped.
Henry Hill, the mobster turned government informant portrayed in the book "Wiseguy" and later the movie "Goodfellas," has died after a long illness, his fiancé's son said. He was 69.
Frances Preston, a music industry pioneer and former president and chief executive of record company BMI, died at home in Nashville of heart failure, the label said. She was 83.
Ann Rutherford, an actress most known for a small role playing Scarlett O'Hara's optimistic younger sister in "Gone With The Wind," has died in Los Angeles.
The Harry Potter film franchise is at an end, but Hollywood studio Warner Bros has extended its involvement in British cinema with the launch this week of a new 100 million pound ($155 million) studio complex just outside London.