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‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda raps way to Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES: “Hamilton” musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda rapped his way down memory lane on Friday as he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The multiple Tony, Emmy and Grammy winner unveiled his pink and bronze star outside the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, where he recalled performing in his first hit musical, “In the Heights,” in 2010. “I feel like I’m dreaming,” Miranda, 38, said at the ceremony. “It means the world to me that my star is outside this incredible theater.” Singing the lines from the…

Netflix acquires comic book creator Millarworld

WASHINGTON: Netflix announced Monday it was acquiring comic book publisher Millarworld, creator of popular series including "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman." The first-ever acquisition by the US streaming media giant will give it the portfolio created by Scottish creator Mark Millar, who previously worked at Marvel. Netflix said in a statement the deal was part of the company's effort "to work directly with prolific and skilled creators and to acquire intellectual property and ownership of stories featuring compelling…