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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to binge watch.

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Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in ‘The Transporter Refueled’

Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin.

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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‘Game of Thrones’ breaks world record

The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.

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Wrestler Snuka charged with killing girlfriend in 1983

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a professional wrestling star in the 1980s, was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 2

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid

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Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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Alabama Shakes star releases new LP

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Brittany Howard has wasted no time following up Alabama Shakes' new record, "Sound and Color," releasing an 10-track, self-titled new LP.