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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops MTV Movie Awards nominations

This file image released by Disney - Marvel shows Chris Pratt in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy." MTV announced Wednesday that “Guardians of the Galaxy”, “The Fault in Our Stars,” and “Neighbors,” all have seven shots at winning a golden popcorn trophy at the annual awards ceremony airing live on April 12 from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Disney - Marvel, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — And you thought Hollywood’s award season was over.

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Laura Benanti stars in a ‘a love letter to New York City’

In this June 1, 2014 file photo, Laura Benanti attends the Drama Desk Awards,  in New York. Benanti stars in "a love letter to New York City" at Radio City Music Hall, in the "New York Spring Spectacular" that starts on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — People recognize Laura Benanti on the street these days. They just don’t know why.

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‘The Girl on the Train’ is a runaway hit for Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins, author of "The Girl on the Train", poses for a portrait in London, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkins. Journeys spent staring out railway-carriage windows inspired the former journalist's first thriller, "The Girl on the Train," whose title character glimpses something disturbing from a commuter express.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) — The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkins.

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Tena Stivicic’s ‘3 Winters’ wins Blackburn Prize

This Monday, March 2, 2015 photo provided by courtesy of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize shows, Tena Stivicic, left, (U.K. and Croatia), and Alex Kilgore, the president of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, at the reception held at Playwrights Horizons in New York. Stivicic has won the oldest and most prestigious playwriting prize for women for her sweeping play about four generations of women growing up in Croatia after World War II. The author of "3 Winters" was awarded the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and $25,000 on Monday night.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Richard Termine)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tena Stivicic was still buzzing a day after winning the oldest and most prestigious playwriting prize for women with her sweeping play about four generations of women growing up in Croatia after World War II.

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Carrie Underwood becomes a mom, gives birth to a boy

In this Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, country artist Carrie Underwood poses at the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards Red Carpet at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood gave birth to Isaiah Michael Fisher on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, and on Tuesday, March 3, she announced it to the world on Twitter. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood is a new mom, and like all proud parents, she’s showing him off in a photo.

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