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SAN DIEGO (REUTERS) - Laughter and death did battle on Friday at HBO’s Game of Thrones panel at Comic Con, one of the highlights of the annual gathering of entertainment enthusiasts, with the introduction of new characters to supplant the deceased for season five.
Kenneth Tsang, an elder statesman of Hong Kong cinema, is the bossy, worldly grandpa in Grandpas Over Flowers, the Chinese version of the South Korean reality show hit that took four aged actors backpacking around Europe.
LONDON (REUTERS) - The death of Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician and Band Aid founder Bob Geldof, was drugs-related, a coroner ruled on Wednesday.
Seoul (The Korea Herald/Asia News Network) - Stairway To Heaven actor Kwon Sang Woo's wife Son Tae Young is 11 weeks pregnant with their second child, an online media outlet reported today.
The dashing Oklahoman, who died of natural causes on July 19 aged 86, was a familiar face on the silver screen and television.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on Maverick and as an ex-con turned private eye on The Rockford Files, has died at age 86, celebrity news website TMZ reported today.
(Reuters) - Elaine Stritch, a husky-voiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End and brought a touch of the profane to the stage with her brassy personality, died on Thursday at age 89.
Eleven-year-old Indian boy Denzyl Dharma is the star of a new local movie Wayang Boy, in which he has to sing Peking opera tunes on top of speaking most of his lines in Mandarin.

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