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J.K. Rowling announces she has finished new book

The Harry Potter creator is also working on a script for the new Fantastic Beasts film.

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Curtis met Auckland students today, before he is recognised at the Kea World Class New Zealand Awards tonight.

Watch: 'It defines my purpose' - Hollywood star Cliff Curtis explains his passion for telling Māori stories

"On-screen in Hollywood, I used to be defined by the colour of my skin," Curtis said in Auckland today.

In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, photo, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Marvel's Black Panther the big winner at MTV Movie Awards

The show is known for bringing fresh talent to light, as well as acknowledging established celebrities.

This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.  (Disney/Pixar via AP)

Incredibles 2 crushes animation US box-office record with $NZ259 million opening weekend

The previous record-holder was another Pixar sequel: Finding Dory.

Nicole Kidman signs deal with Amazon to make TV and movies

Under the "first-look" deal, Amazon and Kidman's Blossom Films will develop original series and films.

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The Aussie actress won a case over Bauer Media for unfairly portraying her as a liar.

Rebel Wilson has defamation payout slashed from $4.5 million to $600k

The high-profile suit was over articles, published by Bauer, which made Wilson out to be a serial liar.

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A time capsule filled with rare movie memorabilia was created to mark the occasion.

Weta Workshop's tourism hub celebrates a decade in business

A time capsule filled with rare movie memorabilia was also created to mark the occasion.

First 'Bond girl' dies aged 90

Eunice Gayson starred as femme fatale Sylvia Trench in the early 1960s opposite Sean Connery's James Bond.

British film stars, Nobel Prize-winning author to receive Queen's Birthday Honours

The list also honours the queen's eye surgeon, Jonathan Jagger.

Pixar co-founder to leave Disney after 'missteps' with staff members

John Lasseter has been a creative force behind every Pixar release as well as Disney hits like "Frozen."

Kiwi actor lands major role in Disney's live action film Mulan

Yoson An will be starring alongside Jet Li and Donnie Yen in the film.

Last surviving Wizard of Oz munchkin Jerry Maren dies

Jerry Maren played the munchkin who famously welcomed Dorothy to Munchkin Land.

Julian Dennison makes his Hollywood debut

Julian Dennison lands his next big Hollywood gig - a role in Godzilla vs Kong

The 15-year-old from Lower Hutt is hot property after appearing in Deadpool 2.

Martin Scorsese sued after dog attacks nurse, leaving her unable to work for two years

His dog allegedly bit the nurse, causing her to fall and hurt her neck and back.

Michael Sitrick, of the crisis management firm Sitrick and Company, at his office in Brentwood, Calif., April 27, 2018. Sitrick built his career on helping the rich and powerful deflect damaging headlines. There was no spinning the Harvey Weinstein story. (Julian Berman/The New York Times)

He fixes the worst PR crises imaginable, then came Harvey Weinstein

Michael Sitrick built his career on helping the rich deflect damaging headlines. There was no spinning this.

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Curtis gave guidance on how to include tails and other alien body parts into an otherworldly version of the Maori war dance.

Watch: James Cameron reveals there is a 'haka' in new Avatar film, made with help from Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis

Curtis gave guidance on how to include tails and other alien body parts into an otherworldly version of the Maori war dance.

FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior. His remarks come after CNN reported that multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Morgan Freeman denies sexually assaulting women, claims comments were 'misplaced compliments'

Claims of bad behaviour were made by multiple women in a CNN report this week.

Children's animal movie sparks grooming controversy

The Chief Censor will review Show Dogs even after it was announced the offending scenes would be removed.

Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual assault, facing arrest in New York

Movie stars and employees of his company have described a decadeslong history by Weinstein of sexually abusing and assaulting them and then paying or coercing them to stay silent.

FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior. His remarks come after CNN reported that multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Morgan Freeman apologises for his behaviour after being accused of sexual harassment

One woman alleged that actor repeatedly tried to lift up her skirt and asked if she was wearing underwear.

Most watched: 'Did you say meth?' – Deadpool 2 star Julian Dennison's Kiwi accent mocked by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel

Dennison told Kimmel he was doing school work before the show, working on his Te Reo Maori and 'math' homework.

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Former Shortland Street actor Bonnie Soper plays the Prince's later mother Diana.

'A lot of it is going to be surprising' says Kiwi actress playing Diana in biopic about Harry and Meghan

British and American audiences have just seen the TV movie, days out from the royal wedding.

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds shocks fans with bizarre appearance on South Korean singing show

The actor was in the country to promote Deadpool 2 which features Kiwi actor Julian Dennison.

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One of the biggest musicals in show business is heading for New Zealand early next year.

Disney's Aladdin Broadway musical coming to New Zealand early next year

It's currently being performed in Brisbane before heading to Perth in July.

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