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DiCaprio returns Brando Oscar as part of Malaysian laundering probe

LOS ANGELES: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando to U.S. investigators probing alleged money laundering by a state-owned Malaysian investment fund, his representatives said on Thursday. DiCaprio has also initiated the return of other, unidentified items that the actor said he accepted as gifts for a charity auction and which originated from people connected to the 1MDB wealth fund, they said in a statement. In July, Hollywood production company Red Granite was accused in a U.S. civil…

War movie ‘Apocalypse Now’ getting its own videogame

Francis Ford Coppola is developing an interactive, psychological horror videogame based on his epic Vietnam War film "Apocalypse Now," and is asking the public to contribute $900,000 toward the cost of making it. The Oscar-winning director launched a Kickstarter page to raise funds for the game, which he said would take about three years to develop. By Thursday, one day after Coppola's announcement, the fund had reached $55,000. The interactive game will involve role playing with gamers taking on the character of U.S.…