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Bryan Fuller is the newest guardian of the “Star Trek” legacy — at least the television part of it. The veteran producer is the showrunner of the seventh “Trek” series, which premieres in January. That will be more than half …

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  • In this April 9, 2008 file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. Wilder, who starred in such film classics as ’Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ and ’Young Frankenstein’ has died. He was 83. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) Known for comedy, actor once said, ‘I don’t think I’m that funny’
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  • In this Aug. 24, 2016 photo, actress Kerry Washington poses for a portrait at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles. While busy promoting the Purple Purse anti-abuse fundraiser, prepping for the arrival of a second child and shooting season six of ’Scandal,’ Washington also is in the midst of Emmy season, with nominations including one for producing the HBO movie ’Confirmation.’ (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Kerry Washington: ‘Two pregnancies have been very different’
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