ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando’s big attractions — Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld — all drew more visitors in 2015 compared with the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday.
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Burt Kwouk, a British character actor indelibly remembered for his work in the “Pink Panther” films as Cato, the manservant who sprang comic traps on the bumbling detective Jacques Clouseau with karate chops and nunchaku skill, died May 24. He was 85.
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Sugar, spice and everything nice — and an accidental dash of “Chemical X.” These were the ingredients needed to create the beloved 1990s cartoon “The Powerpuff Girls.” Now, more than 15 years after its debut, the Cartoon Network has turned back to that formula for a new “Powerpuff Girls.”
Zari is the first female muppet of Afghanistan’s version of “Sesame Street,” called “Baghch-E-Simsim.” The 6-year-old, pink muppet talks to kids about education, exercise and peace.
“Preacher,” a knockabout, comical creep show based on the late-’90s Vertigo comic book of the same name, adds another genre series to the slate of AMC, already the home of “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and “Into the Badlands.” It’s too much to say that you can’t go wrong with the fantastical or supernatural these days, but it’s still a bet very much worth taking, and one that largely pays off here.
Michael Mariotte, a former Washington City Paper editor and punk-rock drummer who later became a nationally known anti-nuclear activist, died May 16 at his home in Kensington, Maryland. He was 63.
LOS ANGELES — Captain America and Iron Man found their match at the weekend box office in a group of furious fowl.
Alan Young, an Emmy Award-winning comic actor best remembered for playing Wilbur, the human sidekick and wonky owner of a talking palomino horse in the 1960s television sitcom “Mister Ed,” died May 19 at the Motion Picture & Television Home in Woodland Hills, California. He was 96.
Before there was a Malia Obama or a Chelsea Clinton, there was Steve Ford.