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On the Lot: Turtles defeat the box office, and how to diversify the Academy





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Every week we get the latest news from Hollywood with Rebecca Keegan, entertainment reporter for the LA Times.

On tap this week ... Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows won the weekend box office, but didn't manage to attract the audience its predecessor did, and its just the latest sequel to underperform, causing some in the industry to wonder if franchises are overstaying their welcome:

And the romantic drama 'Me Before You' opened above expectations this weekend, and audiences seemed to like it, but the movie has sparked a controversy for its portrayal of one of its characters.

And this month the Motion Picture Academy will be inviting new members. On the heels is the organization's pledge to diversify, the LA Times came up with a small (ok, pretty big) list of where to start.