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Entertainment California bill increases Hollywood tax credits California bill increases Hollywood tax credits
Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.
Entertainment Oscar winner content with ensemble role in 'Red Band Society' Oscar winner content with ensemble role in 'Red Band Society'
"I thought, 'Well, do I really want to be a nurse at a children's hospital? That's probably going to be the saddest thing on the planet. I don't know.' And then I read it and I was pleasantly surprised because I didn't realize I was going to laugh as much as I did and enjoy it as much as I did."
Entertainment Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel
"You don't know ... what happened before Bruce (Wayne) became Batman. You don't know how all of these villains became who they became. You don't know how all the people who were going to become villains who just got killed, who didn't make it. You don't know how Jim navigated the terrain to get to where he ends up as commissioner," he said. "I think that's fascinating."
Entertainment Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat West Point cadet Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat West Point cadet
An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy.