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Report: Justin Bieber On Two-Week Religious Retreat

Posted On November 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Justin Bieber is reportedly getting in touch with his spiritual side. TMZ says the pop star has retreated to the resort town of Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs to spend two weeks with a pastor. Sources tell the gossip site the Biebs has enlisted the pastor to help him with his new "mission,"…

NBC’s “Peter Pan” Switches Out Offensive Song Lyrics

Posted On November 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Producers are playing it culturally correct for NBC's upcoming live presentation of "Peter Pan." "Entertainment Weekly" says at least one song in the production is getting a lyrical makeover due to lines and phrases deemed insensitive to Native Americans. The original song "Ugg-a-Wugg" has been retitled "True Blood Brothers" for the live show.…

Fox To Remake “Luther” For American Television

Posted On November 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Fox is readying "Luther" for primetime. The network has announced plans to adapt the critically acclaimed BBC series that starred Idris Elba in the title role. Elba is also on board to co-executive produce the one-hour drama which revolves around a detective who becomes consumed with his investigations. He is not, however, expected…

Bob Marley Marijuana To Be Marketed As Global Brand

Posted On November 18, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Bob Marley is becoming the posthumous pitchman of what's being called the "first global brand of marijuana." The family of the late reggae legend has teamed up with a Seattle private equity firm to announce plans to roll out "Marley Natural" in late 2015. On Tuesday's "Today" show Privateer Holdings CEO…

Veteran Japanese Actor Ken Takakura Dead At 83

Posted On November 18, 2014

(Tokyo) -- Veteran actor Ken Takakura, known as the "Clint Eastwood of Japan," has died at the age of 83. A rep for the actor says Takakura, best known for his tough cop role in Ridley Scott's "Black Rain," passed away on November 10th in a Tokyo hospital. "Mr. Baseball," "The Yellow Handkerchief" and "Poppoya"…