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Trailer: John Travolta is Trailer: John Travolta is "Moose" in THE FANATIC from Fred Durst
- July 26, 2019

Imagine it's the year 1998, and someone told you that Ice Cube - late of NWA - is going to star in a family-friendly movie that'll be directed by the guy from Limp Bizkit . When he is cheated out of his opportunity to finally meet Hunter, Moose gets a little help from his friend Leah, a well-connected paparazzi photographer, who knows how to find celebrity homes. (more...)
Taylor Swift Shares Personal Diary Pages & Drops New Song Taylor Swift Shares Personal Diary Pages & Drops New Song
- July 25, 2019

Turning her vulnerability into art shows incredible strength from Taylor , who has been the subject of much backlash and hate during her career, but that has never once slowed the singer's growth into one of the biggest stars to ever enter the music industry. (more...)
Rutger Hauer, 'Blade Runner' star, dead at 75 Rutger Hauer, 'Blade Runner' star, dead at 75
- July 25, 2019

He was 75 years old. If you remember anything about Blade Runner , you likely recall Batty's final scene, and Hauer's pitch-perfect delivery of a departing soliloquy that never, ever fails to move me. In 2011, Hauer got to play a lead role for a change in the Grindhouse-inspired Hobo With a Shotgun (he played the hobo, obviously). "We wrote this character and we were like, 'We've got to get somebody awesome to play this person, somebody who, his very presence means something, '" ... (more...)
National R. Kelly's crisis manager resigns for 'personal reasons' National R. Kelly's crisis manager resigns for 'personal reasons'
- July 24, 2019

Maybe Gayle King's line of questioning toward R. Kelly's crisis manager, Darrell Johnson , finally struck a cord. During his interview with CBS Morning , Johnson told Gayle King that he wouldn't leave his 20-year-old daughter with anyone who is accused of being a pedophile. (more...)
All Hail Natalie Portman's Mighty Thor In Thor: Love And Thunder All Hail Natalie Portman's Mighty Thor In Thor: Love And Thunder
- July 23, 2019

She has some ideas. Thompson confirmed Valkyrie's sexuality in a tweet , just ahead of her debut in 2017's Thor: Ragnarok: 'She's bi. " The answer is yes ". I can't wait to see @TaikaWaititi & Natalie Portman bring the Goddess of Thunder to life. Of course, Marvel and their parent company Disney have talked in the past about adding such LGBTQ moments and characters to films before, only to see many of them fall far short of what was promised in publicity interviews. (more...)
Mahershala Ali Starring in 'Blade' Reboot for Marvel Mahershala Ali Starring in 'Blade' Reboot for Marvel
- July 23, 2019

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige introduced all the main cast members at the annual convention. As you can see, the tweet speaks about the "A-Day" demo. The next, the previously mentioned WandaVision , isn't due until spring 2021 but could easily become a cornerstone of the MCU . " Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness " hits theaters on May 7, 2021. (more...)
The Internet Doesn't Know What to Do With the New Cats Trailer The Internet Doesn't Know What to Do With the New Cats Trailer
- July 20, 2019

The first trailer has dropped and the internet has opinions - from "unsettling" to "nightmarish". Billboard reports that the trailer showcases most of the cast, including Taylor Swift , Jennifer Hudson , James Corden , Jason Derulo , Rebel Wilson , Francesca Hayward , Judi Dench , Idris Elba , all done up in their feline costumes. (more...)
Iran denies Trump's claim that United States warship shot down its drone Iran denies Trump's claim that United States warship shot down its drone
- July 20, 2019

This latest development comes amid heightened tensions between the United Kingdom and Iran. The U.S. can prove that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer destroyed one of Iran's drones, a senior Trump administration official says. Last week, a British warship in the Persian Gulf prevented three Iranian patrol boats from stopping a British merchant ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz. (more...)
James McAvoy’s IT Chapter Two Injuries Were Pretty Serious James McAvoy’s IT Chapter Two Injuries Were Pretty Serious
- July 20, 2019

But me... I never left. It has the same underground tunnels, the same timeless feel that gives you goosebumps, the same horrors lurking beneath, and now the same Losers Club 27 years later. We totally get what she means! McAvoy also talked about filming a particularly hair-raising scene in a hall of mirrors that he said was "like a nightmare ... (more...)
MA prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey MA prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey
- July 19, 2019

The accuser's lawyer, Mitchell Garabedian , said in a statement that the accuser and his family "have shown an enormous amount of courage under hard circumstances", and added that he will not be commenting on the case any further at this time. (more...)
'Cats' Behind-the-Scenes Video Reveals Taylor Swift, Idris Elba Dancing 'Cats' Behind-the-Scenes Video Reveals Taylor Swift, Idris Elba Dancing
- July 19, 2019

Well to put it plainly, Jellicles do and Jellicles can, Jellicles can and Jellicles do, Jellicle cats sing Jellicle chants, Jellicles old and Jellicles new. "I came right off of a stadium tour and went right into rehearsals", Swift said. " People coming together through all different corners of entertainment...." The musical Cats , an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, premiered on Broadway in 1981. (more...)
'The Lion King' London premiere brings out Meghan Markle and Beyonce 'The Lion King' London premiere brings out Meghan Markle and Beyonce
- July 18, 2019

When asked whether she thinks the royal couple will reveal baby news again, Melanie told the Express: "I do". With Meghan Markle slowly making her way back into the spotlight after giving birth to Baby Archie in May, so has the non-stop criticism of her every move. (more...)
Stranger Things 3 Easter Eggs: The Many References You May Have Missed Stranger Things 3 Easter Eggs: The Many References You May Have Missed
- July 18, 2019

There's call-backs to season 1, there's a hidden season 4 easter egg within Murray Bauman's phone number and there's even a blink and you'll miss it glimpse of Dustin's iconic red, white and blue hate. The new Spielberg-wannabe friend , Joey Kim, wants to make a horror movie about a local legend, but when he sees Will's drawings, he discovers that his new friends are local legends. (more...)
Taika Waititi Is Back for Thor 4, But Akira Is on Hold Taika Waititi Is Back for Thor 4, But Akira Is on Hold
- July 17, 2019

Waititi previously directed Thor: Ragnarok , arguably one of the best in the series, and indeed one of the funniest . It's unclear what WB's next move will be for Akira , but it is clear that they want to have Waititi direct the film as they are hoping he will direct it right after he finishes Thor 4 . (more...)
Kylie Jenner's Losing Friends & Anxiety Instagram Post Is Eye-Opening Kylie Jenner's Losing Friends & Anxiety Instagram Post Is Eye-Opening
- July 17, 2019

The billionaire reality star just got candid about her real-life issues on social media, making sure fans know that what they see on IG is "just the surface". "I felt like I had to find myself completely again". While Stormi Webster's mom admitted she keeps "a whole lot" to herself, she reminded her followers she's only human. (more...)
Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle arrive separately at Wimbledon Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle arrive separately at Wimbledon
- July 16, 2019

Buckingham Palace confirmed that the Duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge will sit side-by-side in the royal box at Centre Court for the end of the women's singles tournament, starting at 9 a.m. It is the second trip to Wimbledon this year for the both of them. "The pair seem to giggle together but Meghan also shares her laughter with Kate's sister Pippa , who appears to have been strategically placed on her other side to place her in a close unit position in the line-up", added Judi". (more...)
England win maiden World Cup title after Super Over drama England win maiden World Cup title after Super Over drama
- July 15, 2019

To win the World Cup final off the last ball of a Super Over is the stuff of fairytales. Ferguson came running in to take a screamer of a catch, diving forward just to get his hand's under the ball, sending Morgan back to the sheds with just nine to his name and putting England in real trouble at 86/4. (more...)
Kate And Meghan Watch Wimbledon Final Amid Rift Rumours Kate And Meghan Watch Wimbledon Final Amid Rift Rumours
- July 15, 2019

And their presence hardly went unnoticed. "It was an honor to play in front of her", she gushed. Kate , The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William watch Serbia's Novak Djokovic play Switzerland's Roger Federer . "There is a lot of eye contact between the sisters-in-law here too, which, along with the laughter, should be seen as a sign they want to be seen as friendly together", she added. (more...)
U.S. women's predicts Novak Djokovic Wimbledon victory U.S. women's predicts Novak Djokovic Wimbledon victory
- July 15, 2019

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic produced another epic showdown at Wimbledon , with the latter emerging victorious in five sets, 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12. Federer broke Djokovic twice in the fourth to take a 5-2 lead, but was broken for the first time in the match when serving for the set. "Novak, congratulations, man, that was insane", Federer said. (more...)
Taylor Swift targets ‘liars and dirty cheats’ amid row with Scooter Braun Taylor Swift targets ‘liars and dirty cheats’ amid row with Scooter Braun
- July 14, 2019

While the controversy ensues, the singer may have skillfully thrown major shade at Scooter during a concert in NY. "Just think while you've been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty, dirty cheats of the world, you could have been getting down to this sick beat", Swift noticeably enunciated, "the liars and the dirty, dirty cheats of the world". (more...)
How Meghan Markle Can Win Over Public After ‘Testing’ Their Patience How Meghan Markle Can Win Over Public After ‘Testing’ Their Patience
- July 14, 2019

Meghan's previous visit caused controversy after her royal protection officers told spectators not to take pictures of her while watching Williams because she was there "in a private capacity". A spokesman for the Met Office said the duchesses ran the risk of some wet weather. It made front-page news in The Sun and sparked anger over her churlish attitude towards royal fans. (more...)
R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex trafficking charges R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex trafficking charges
- July 13, 2019

This year Cook County prosecutors alleged he met one of his underage victims outside of the courthouse during his child porn trial. ET has confirmed that the 52-year-old R&B singer was arrested in Chicago on Thursday on federal sex crime charges. (more...)
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos binged Netflix’s Stranger Things. People are saying… Amazon’s Jeff Bezos binged Netflix’s Stranger Things. People are saying…
- July 13, 2019

Now that the third season has come and gone, things have changed in so many ways it's a little overwhelming. Netflix released its own numbers for the third season of Stranger Things , declaring it an all-time hit, but now Nielsen metrics for US viewing say it reached 26.4 million unique viewers in the U.S.in its first four days. (more...)
'American Horror Story: 1984' Sets Cast, Including Matthew Morrison and Billie Lourd 'American Horror Story: 1984' Sets Cast, Including Matthew Morrison and Billie Lourd
- July 12, 2019

American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy took to Instagram to share new promo videos for American Horror Story: 1984 , revealing a first look at the cast of characters as filming begins for the upcoming ninth season of FX's hit horror anthology series . (more...)
Comedian Brendan Grace has passed away
- July 12, 2019

He did so, surrounded by the profound and everlasting love of his heartbroken family. May he rest in peace. He added: "We can look back with pride on Brendan's lifetime". Brendan Grace's manager Tom Kelly says he was a gentleman. His character Bottler was a fan favourite, while his song " Combine Harvester ", which was a hit in Ireland in 1975, went on to be covered by The Wurzels in 1976. (more...)
Disney announces ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ album produced, curated by Beyonce Disney announces ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ album produced, curated by Beyonce
- July 11, 2019

The first single, Beyonce's Spirit , was released Wednesday and the first words you hear are in Swahili. While some are disappointed by the CGI animals' lack the "charisma" of their animate forebears, fans and critics are roundly praising the soundtrack , which leans heavily on the highly acclaimed original, produced by Hans Zimmer . (more...)
Marvel and Sony are planning for 9 Spider-Man movies Marvel and Sony are planning for 9 Spider-Man movies
- July 10, 2019

Still, the Marvel producer doesn't deny that idea of having a multiverse in the MCU . Spider-Man: Far From Home is now playing in theaters! Despite Jameson's rage being rooted in irrationality, his insistence that Spider-Man is a public menace that must be dealt with is a fundamental part of the character that's always resonated to a certain extent, because you can kind of understand where he's coming from. (more...)
New ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Trailer Teases a Battle of Moms New ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Trailer Teases a Battle of Moms
- July 09, 2019

And on top of all that, this trailer reveals that the film also aims to dig deeper into Maleficent's origin story. Not too long after the release of 2014's Maleficent , someone concocted a cosplay-rap battle between Angelina Jolie's horned fairy and Emilia Clarke's Mother of Dragons. (more...)
Royal baby Archie christened in private Windsor Castle ceremony Royal baby Archie christened in private Windsor Castle ceremony
- July 08, 2019

This photo shows Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor with his parents, Harry and Meghan , the Duke and Duchess of Sussex . The christening, officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby , was a private affair, as all royal christenings have been. (more...)
'Mulan' fights her way through first trailer for Disney remake 'Mulan' fights her way through first trailer for Disney remake
- July 08, 2019

There will never be silence when it comes to Disney remakes . There are no familiar songs included in the teaser because, well, there apparently won't be any in the full film either. Sadly, it's looking like fan-favorite Mushu won't be in the new remake. During the sneak peek - which was shared during the Women's World Cup Final - a woman can be heard saying, "quiet, composed, graceful, discipline, these are the qualities we see in a good wife". (more...)
Victoria Beckham Explains Skipping Spice Girls’ Reunion Victoria Beckham Explains Skipping Spice Girls’ Reunion
- July 08, 2019

She said: "We both realise that we are stronger together than we are as individuals". Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Melanie C of The Spice Girls perform on the first night of the bands tour at Croke Park on May 24, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. (more...)
Shawn Mendes Says There's No New Direction With His Upcoming Music Shawn Mendes Says There's No New Direction With His Upcoming Music
- July 08, 2019

The people I love and care about is one of them. The two singers recently dropped a sexy new music video for their song " Señorita ", in which the pair play two lovers who share a passionate evening - and morning. "There's no direction I'm going in necessarily", he says. These pieces of evidence point to only one thing: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are most definitely together! I don't know you, that's why. (more...)
Love Island's Maura admits she fancies 'manly' Curtis - and fans can't cope Love Island's Maura admits she fancies 'manly' Curtis - and fans can't cope
- July 08, 2019

Maura replies: "I never said you did!" The latest episode airs tonight, Friday July 5, at 9PM on ITV2. Amy was distraught when she first learned that Curtis had kissed Jourdan, and that he had considered coup-ling up with her, saying she was "someone's back-up plan yet again". (more...)
Spacey questioned by United Kingdom police over sex assault claims Spacey questioned by United Kingdom police over sex assault claims
- July 07, 2019

In May, the officers travelled to the USA to interview the 59-year-old actor under caution, the United States website Variety first reported. The Hollywood star was voluntarily interviewed under caution in May but he was not arrested following the allegations. (more...)
Kevin Spacey lawsuit dropped by accuser over groping Kevin Spacey lawsuit dropped by accuser over groping
- July 06, 2019

Spacey, who is 59, was charged in January with indecent assault and battery. The alleged victim filed a voluntary notice of dismissal Wednesday in Massachusetts Superior Court, attorney Mitchell Garabedian said. The suit was filed a little over a week ago. The lawsuit was filed against the actor in the Nantucket courthouse last month. He said, "I can promise you this: If I didn't pay the price for the things we both know I did do, I'm certainly not going to pay the price for the things ... (more...)
Joey Chestnut wins 12th hot dog eating title Joey Chestnut wins 12th hot dog eating title
- July 05, 2019

The dog days of summer are upon us. Chestnut, a native of Vallejo, California, won the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for the first time in 2007, edging out six-time victor Takeru Kobayashi a year after finishing second to him. In June, she won the inaugural Wild Rice Hot Dish-Eating Contest, putting away 14 pounds in eight minutes. 'I'm super grateful for everybody who came out here to support, ' Sudo said. (more...)
Daisy Ridley: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' backlash was 'fair' Daisy Ridley: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' backlash was 'fair'
- July 05, 2019

Ridley said on the Happy Sad Confused podcast , and reported by Collider, that she met with Trevorrow at an event where she asked him about what happened. Ridley answered: "Everyone's going to have an opinion now anyway on the internet, but I also think it's fair". "He was Josh [Gad's] guest at [the] Murder on the Orient Express [premiere] and we went for dinner afterwards, and Colin sat next to me and I was like, 'What's this gonna be like?' Because all I had heard-I didn't know what had ... (more...)
Megan Rapinoe: 'I Am Particularly and Uniquely and Very Deeply American' Megan Rapinoe: 'I Am Particularly and Uniquely and Very Deeply American'
- July 04, 2019

It was the first penalty kick saved by a US goalkeeper in regular time at the World Cup . " USA had an awesome match and we just couldn't match them. Going into Tuesday's semifinal matchup, England Coach Phil Neville let it be known that he was less than chuffed about USA team staffers visiting his squad's hotel just in case the Americans made a decision to stay there before Sunday's final, also to be held in Lyon . (more...)
Duchess Meghan shows off post-baby figure in stunning Stella McCartney dress Duchess Meghan shows off post-baby figure in stunning Stella McCartney dress
- July 02, 2019

According to reports, the couple have only invited 25 family and friends to the special occasion, which and the Queen won't even be in attendance, because she reportedly has other commitments on the day. "Harry said they had a sleepless night". Are you a fan of Prince Harry and Meghan? The Duchess looked as stylish as always wearing a simple black Stella McCartney dress with a keyhole detail belt showing off her already slimming waist. (more...)
US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting
- July 01, 2019

President Donald Trump says he "was proud" to step over the demarcation line between North and South Korea , becoming the first US president to enter North Korea. Trump later said he had invited Kim to the US. April 13, 2019: Kim says he is open to another meeting with Trump, but sets the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the diplomacy. (more...)