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Life&Culture Paramount Could Sue JJ Abrams for Directing Star Wars 9
Author: 0 Paramount Could Sue JJ Abrams for Directing Star Wars 9

Abrams, of course, directed 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens and helped bring about the dawning of a new era for the franchise with the film becoming the 3rd highest grossing release of all time with a whopping $2.068billion - as well as the biggest-opening weekend of all time with $247million.

Life&Culture Watchmen series gets pilot order at HBO
Author: 0 Watchmen series gets pilot order at HBO

Lindelof alluded to the pickup yesterday with an Instagram post captioned "Day One" and a picture of Watchmen's writers room, which opened Tuesday. The Leftovers showrunner is riding off the critical success of dearly departed series, which will go down in the books as one of the boldest, most imaginative pieces of television ever put to screen, and now he's getting to work adapting one of the boldest, most imaginative graphic novels ever put on the page.

Life&Culture Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of allowing Pyongyang to develop nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of allowing Pyongyang to develop nuclear weapons

Fortunately, Colbert kept a photo of the dashed moment in a secure brown envelope, which he proceeded to show a flustered Hillary - and later the audience. But Clinton confirmed she will not be leaving the public eye, and Colbert was relieved to hear it. But I don't think anybody can, with a straight face, say that the Russians did not set out to influence our election.

Life&Culture Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka meets Sushma Swaraj, calls her charismatic foreign minister
Author: 0 Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka meets Sushma Swaraj, calls her charismatic foreign minister

Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc across the Caribbean, North and Central America this month claiming scores of lives. Swaraj and Ivanka discussed "Women Empowerment", said the Indian Embassy on Twitter. Swaraj, who arrived in NY on Monday, will represent India at the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA). While Kumar did not directly name Pakistan in his comment, he did say that he was "giving you enough material to try to figure out what we are talking about".

Life&Culture Here's 34 Examples of Trump-bashing at the Emmys
Author: 0 Here's 34 Examples of Trump-bashing at the Emmys

In sum, host Stephen Colbert was fixated on bashing Trump, but others, including Alec Baldwin, Tatiana Maslany, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and comedian Kumail Nanjani were among some of the others to join in. While it's true that Sunday's Emmys telecast was one of the lowest-rated in the history of the awards show , Trump's "sadness" in response to that fact likely comes from a place of scorn rather than genuine concern.

Life&Culture Trump says he was 'saddened' by 'worst ever' Emmy ratings
Author: 0 Trump says he was 'saddened' by 'worst ever' Emmy ratings

It took him a while, but Donald Trump finally made a decision to throw in his two cents about this year's Emmys , which had a fair share of criticism of the former Celebrity Apprentice host. She also said the show's ratings are "suffering", and that "America is responding by tuning out". "They want you to stick to your knitting". In other words, people went in.

Life&Culture 'AGT' finalist's emotional performance after death of her father
Author: 0 'AGT' finalist's emotional performance after death of her father

Singer Kechi survived a horrific plane crash and burns over her entire body to make it to the AGT finals. "So tonight I'm here to sing for him". Angelica Hill, who recently became a big sister, got the show started with her cover of Clean Bandit's "Symphony", bringing all four judges to their feet.

Life&Culture 'Riverdale' Spin-Off 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Is in the Works
Author: 0 'Riverdale' Spin-Off 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Is in the Works

Trailing on the heels of its smash hit Riverdale , The CW is banking on another Archie Comics wonder teen. Instead, Sabrina is getting her own series, which is better still. Expect to hear more news about the series, given the success of Riverdale . If the idea is more just to have Sabrina make some cameo appearances rather than spending a full episode introducing her and giving her plot lines in Riverdale , that's slightly more workable, if only slightly so.

Life&Culture Sean Penn to star in House of Cards creator's Hulu space drama
Author: 0 Sean Penn to star in House of Cards creator's Hulu space drama

Two-time Academy Award victor Sean Penn is the latest movie star to take his acting chops to the small screen. The First promises to explore the different challenges associated with attempting interplanetary colonization. Though Penn - who just finished portraying President Andrew Jackson in the HBO miniseries American Lion - has stared in his fair share of dramas, he hasn't done much television work over the years.

Life&Culture Netflix releases dark and intense trailer for 'The Punisher'
Author: 0 Netflix releases dark and intense trailer for 'The Punisher'

The trailer starts like the tease of another show entirely: a loving family drama, with Frank enjoying time with his laughing kids and lovely wife. "The Punisher . Fans received their first glimpse at Castle in the second season of Daredevil when he interacted with Matt Murdock and wreaked havoc throughout New York City.

Life&Culture Emilia Clarke goes blonde for real for Game of Thrones season 8
Author: 0 Emilia Clarke goes blonde for real for Game of Thrones season 8

Emilia Clarke dyed her hair like her character Daenerys on Game of Thrones , reports Bustle. She indicated that she may no longer have a need for the famous Khaleesi wig that she's worn for the past seven seasons. Production on GoT's Season 8, which will be the final season , is reportedly slated to begin in October and run as late as next August. The pair, whose romantic relationship has been building throughout the penultimate season of the HBO fantasy drama, finally gave into ...

Author: 0 Elisabeth Moss Leads Women Rights Drama CALL JANE

Not in the "forced to bear random men's children in a not-so-distant dystopian future" way, but in the way that she and Offred both console themselves with powerful hidden messages. The film sounds like the ideal intersection of the two television shows Moss starred in: the aforementioned Handmaid's Tale and her work on Mad Men .

Life&Culture Emma Stone and Steve Carell in Exclusive Battle of the Sexes Photos
Author: 0 Emma Stone and Steve Carell in Exclusive Battle of the Sexes Photos

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King ( Emma Stone ) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs ( Steve Carell ) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world.

Life&Culture Full Trailer for 'Jumanji' Sequel Released
Author: 0 Full Trailer for 'Jumanji' Sequel Released

Starring Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson, Kevin Hart , Karen Gillan and Jack Black as the adult in-game avatars for the kids, the Jumanji reboot has received a fair bit of early criticism - both for the (intentionally) stereotypical design of the characters and for the fact that it exists at all.

Life&Culture Hurricane Jose continues march toward north; rain to arrive in NH Tuesday
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose continues march toward north; rain to arrive in NH Tuesday

In South Seaside Park, naturalist Dominick Solazzo reported risky surf and beach erosion but said the community's dunes were holding up well. On either side of that one, we'll watch Tuesday at 11:22 a.m. As of 8AM Tuesday , Jose was a Cateogory 1 Hurricane with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. This will cause some localized flash flooding at times.

Life&Culture Elton John's cameo is the best thing about Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Author: 0 Elton John's cameo is the best thing about Kingsman: The Golden Circle

While Mumford felt the two-hour, 20-minute running time was too long, he was more impressed overall, saying it was " more star-filled, more gleefully grisly, and reaching new heights of skyscraping silliness". Obviously there is some social and political satire here, which is welcome. Based on characters created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons for their 2012 comic book series, the sequel still concerns those Brit Secret service agents who hide their activities behind the elegant ...

Author: 0 Elisabeth Moss joins women rights drama 'Call Jane'

Elisabeth Moss' Emmy acceptance speech saw her acknowledge friends, directors, and others who have supported her career - but the censors had to cut out the actress' tribute to her mother. I was like, 'Just tell me what you would say.' And she said, 'It's just human stories.' The real answer is, I'm not picking feminist stories; I'm just looking for interesting human stories.

Author: 0 Elisabeth Moss' NSFW Emmys Speech - See What Got Bleeped!

Taking to the stage to deliver her acceptance speech, Elisabeth praised some very important women, telling her mother, 'You are fearless and strong and smart and you have taught me that you can be kind and a fucking badass'. The film will be directed by Simon Curtis , who's fresh from helming Goodbye Christopher Robin , which stars Domhnall Gleeson as the author A.A.

Life&Culture Patty Jenkins Explains Why Wonder Woman Didn't Have A Post-Credits Scene
Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Explains Why Wonder Woman Didn't Have A Post-Credits Scene

As a result, the movie feels far more of a "standalone" instalment than part of a joined-up universe. I think if you know the next movie is going to be set in the same world or have the exact same tone, then I think it makes sense. That's why, for example, Taiki Waititi directed the mid-credits scene for Doctor Strange, setting up his own Thor: Ragnarok . Warner Bros. has prided itself on being a filmmaker-driven studio , granting creative freedom to the directors of DCEU projects.

Life&Culture Demi Lovato Performs 'Sorry Not Sorry' on 'Fallon'
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Performs 'Sorry Not Sorry' on 'Fallon'

The star phoned her friend Dave O.to "just invite people over" and didn't expect the guest list to be packed with celebrities. To further celebrate their friendship, Demi and Jimmy also played the Best Friends Forever Challenge where they tried to write down the same answers for a series of questions.

Life&Culture Anti-virus company calls Avril Lavigne most unsafe celebrity
Author: 0 Anti-virus company calls Avril Lavigne most unsafe celebrity

Although she's been out of the limelight since 2013, Avril Lavigne has been named the most risky celebrity on the internet by cybersecurity firm McAfee . McAfee urges internet users to consider risks associated with searching for downloadable content. For example - " Avril Lavigne + free mp3" was by far the riskiest way to search for Avril Lavigne content and resulted in a risk percentage of almost 22%.

Author: 0 Dave Tremble: GOP will try to repeal ACA by September 30

With Rand Paul's vote a definite "no", and other Republican senators like McCain (Ariz.) Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins of ME unsure of their vote, the future of the bill remains uncertain. That's the day after which Republicans can no longer rely on technical rules that permit a simple-majority vote of 51 senators plus Vice President Mike Pence to pass the measure.

Life&Culture Billy Bush, Sydney Davis separating after almost 20 years of marriage
Author: 0 Billy Bush, Sydney Davis separating after almost 20 years of marriage

Talking with The Hollywood Reporter not long ago, Bush said viewing the video left him "absolutely and totally gutted". "They love each other and their children deeply and are committed to a bright future". Trump later called the conversation "locker room banter". When asked if anyone had reached out to him to express displeasure at the leaked conversation, Bush replied, "No.

Life&Culture After Night Of Heavy Rain, Mumbai Schools Shut, Flights Hit
Author: 0 After Night Of Heavy Rain, Mumbai Schools Shut, Flights Hit

Heavy rainfall and wet runway are said to have been the reasons behind the incident. "SpiceJet B737 VT-SGZ, operating flight SG 703 Varanasi to Mumbai , with 183 passengers landed on Runway 27 in Mumbai ". Torrential rain lashed Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralysing rail, road and air traffic in the country's financial hub.

Life&Culture Did Shekhar Suman taunt Kangana Ranaut with this cryptic tweet?
Author: 0 Did Shekhar Suman taunt Kangana Ranaut with this cryptic tweet?

She made shocking revelations about her relationship with alleged ex-boyfriends Hrithik Roshan and Aditya Pancholi . After a heap of controversies, Kangana Ranaut's second movie of the year, Simran , had released last week. Shekhar Suman tweeted, "Itna hungama.itna shor sharaba.nateeja?khoda pahad.nikli chuhiya!" Given that when Rangoon did not fare well at the box office, he Tweeted about how a 'cocained' actress had fallen flat on her face.

Life&Culture Elisabeth Moss Follows Emmy Win with Another Hard-Hitting Role
Author: 0 Elisabeth Moss Follows Emmy Win with Another Hard-Hitting Role

News' Zuri Hall caught up with the cast and crew backstage, where Moss (modeling a a Prabal Gurung dress) confessed she "blacked out" after beating the likes of Viola Davis (" How to Get Away With Murder "), Claire Foy ("The Crown"), Keri Russell (" The Americans "), Evan Rachel Wood (" Westworld ") and Robin Wright (" House of Cards ").

Life&Culture TOMB RAIDER (2018) Movie Trailer: Alicia Vikander Searches for a Fabled Tomb
Author: 0 TOMB RAIDER (2018) Movie Trailer: Alicia Vikander Searches for a Fabled Tomb

Warner Bros. has confirmed that it will be on YouTube later tonight. The debut trailer for Tomb Raider has been released, showing Alicia Vikander in action as the new Lara Croft for the first time. But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will be extremely treacherous. As seen below in the first official trailer for Warner Bros.

Life&Culture Linda Hamilton Returning For 'Terminator 6'
Author: 0 Linda Hamilton Returning For 'Terminator 6'

The director announced the news Tuesday night, EW has confirmed , at a private event celebrating the 33-year-old franchise, per The Hollywood Reporter . A trilogy is being planned in a writers room that includes David Goyer, Chris Eglee, Justin Rhodes, and Josh Friedman . "There will be mostly new characters, but we'll have Arnold and Linda's characters to anchor it".

Life&Culture New Blade Runner 2049 NSFW Footage in This Fantastic Featurette
Author: 0 New Blade Runner 2049 NSFW Footage in This Fantastic Featurette

Well, with Blade Runner 2049 on the horizon, Johnnie Walker has re-partnered with the iconic sci-fi franchise for a limited edition new blend inspired by the film. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard ( Harrison Ford ), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. As he says in the preview below, Blade Runner Black Out 2022 is a chance for him to be a part of a work that has influenced him the most.

Life&Culture Mexico suffers another quake, at least 5 dead
Author: 0 Mexico suffers another quake, at least 5 dead

In its preliminary assessment , the U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.1 earthquake's epicenter was just over 3 miles east-northeast of Raboso, in the state of Puebla , some 75 miles southeast of Mexico City. Earthquakes of magnitude 7 or above are regarded as major and are capable of causing widespread heavy damage. According to the Associated Press, at least 44 buildings were destroyed in the Mexican capital.

Life&Culture 'Haseena Parkar' promotions in New Delhi
Author: 0 'Haseena Parkar' promotions in New Delhi

She entered the criminal world after the killing of her husband and despite having numerous cases against her, made a court appearance only once; something that only shows how much influence she wielded in the power circles. The complainant said that no promotional activities were undertaken by Shraddha as promised. "After their personal meeting with Ms. Shraddha Kapoor, they put their heart and soul into this project titled Haseena Parkar ".

Life&Culture Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen have reportedly entered splitsville
Author: 0 Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen have reportedly entered splitsville

Rachel Bilson shared this adorable note from her daughter, as a tribute to Hayden on Father's Day. A source confirmed the news to Us Weekly on Tuesday: " She's full-time back in L.A. Sleeping Beauty's original name is Briar Rose . Their little girl's moniker is a nod to the duo's mutual love of Disney. A rare photo of the pair together in public.

Life&Culture Veteran American actor Harry Dean Stanton passes away at 91
Author: 0 Veteran American actor Harry Dean Stanton passes away at 91

Legendary character actor, Harry Dean Stanton, has passed away. Harry Dean Stanton , who has died aged 91, was one of Hollywood's most eminent character actors. Paris, Texas won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and Stanton excelled as the silent, rootless wanderer Travis in the bleak Texan landscape attempting to reconnect with his brother, young son and, later, his wife (Nastassja Kinski).

Life&Culture Banksy pays tribute to Basquiat in London, UK
Author: 0 Banksy pays tribute to Basquiat in London, UK

According to the artist, the location is "a place that is normally very keen to clean any graffiti from its walls". With two new murals put up at the Barbican overnight, Banksy's message resonates with the ongoing issue of racial inequality in the United States, in particular referencing the patronising stop-and-frisk procedures.

Life&Culture Matthew Vaughn Confirms He's Had Talks About Directing Man of Steel 2
Author: 0 Matthew Vaughn Confirms He's Had Talks About Directing Man of Steel 2

Director Matthew Vaughn says that he would love to try and make another Fantastic Four movie, claiming that the team are a favorite of his. After noting that he's now planning for a third Kingsman movie , he said, "I don't know what I'm going to do next but I have had chats about Superman , I love Superman ".

Life&Culture Jake Gyllenhaal finally answered a question about Taylor Swift
Author: 0 Jake Gyllenhaal finally answered a question about Taylor Swift

But in what could've been an awkward turn of events, Jake managed to perfectly dodge the question and continue on with the interview. The 2012 song features the lyrics "left my scarf there at your sister's house/and you still got it in your drawer even now" and has been widely believed by Swift fans to be a jab at Maggie .

Life&Culture Four new Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite characters announced
Author: 0 Four new Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite characters announced

The epic clash between two storied universes returns with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite , the next era of the highly revered action-fighting game series. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite features a cinematic story that puts players at the centre of a fierce battle as heroes from both universes come together in an attempt to stop Ultron Sigma, the combined form of Ultron from Marvel and Sigma from Capcom.

Life&Culture Avril Lavigne Named
Author: 0 Avril Lavigne Named "Most Dangerous Celebrity" on the Internet

Still just be careful searching Avril's name as it carries a 14.5% chance of landing on a web page that poses a threat to your computer and that increases by 22% if fans are in search of free downloads of her songs. This year, the top of the list is Canadian pop princess Avril Lavigne , according to the new rankings. McAfee urged users to look for official sources and use anti-virus software in order to remain safe from malware and other forms of cyber attack.

Life&Culture Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett Blames Blowout Loss To Broncos On Dak Prescott
Author: 0 Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett Blames Blowout Loss To Broncos On Dak Prescott

Elliott, who was around five yards from Harris, just stopped and put his hands on his hips. Cornerback Aqib Talib's 103-yard interception return marked the 10th time in his career he returned an interception for a touchdown. Rob: Sorry, I'm not ready to call this season a failure after two games. Talk about a guy who leads the team under adversity, under duress. It's his job to criticize players, but his criticism of Ezekiel Elliott may have been just a tad hypocritical.

Life&Culture Women Accidentally Wear Identical Dresses to Wedding
Author: 0 Women Accidentally Wear Identical Dresses to Wedding

But what could have been considered every woman's worst nightmare was taken in stride by the group, who laughed off the hilarious coincidence. "Hahaha! This is priceless". You've got to be careful to pick something to wear that's pretty but not too pretty; you can't wear white - and then there's the gamble of wearing a dress that's too recognisable.

Life&Culture Small Quake Prompts Hollywood, LA To Light Up Twitter
Author: 0 Small Quake Prompts Hollywood, LA To Light Up Twitter

KNBC-TV reports many SoCal residents reported feeling it from Costa Mesa, the Pacific Palisades, Inglewood and more. Some earthquake-hardened veterans commented on Twitter, including some in Hollywood. Actor Josh Gad joked that he probably should have checked on his kids, but he scrolled through Twitter instead. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los Angeles Division.

Life&Culture The Songwriters Behind Your Favourite TRL Group Are Suing Taylor Swift
Author: 0 The Songwriters Behind Your Favourite TRL Group Are Suing Taylor Swift

When Swift's hit " Shake It Off " was released in August 2014, it debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and is the singer's biggest hit to date staying on the chart for 50 consecutive weeks . "'Cause the players gonna play , play, play , play, play / And the haters gonna hate , hate, hate , hate, hate ", Swift sings over a bubbly Max Martin-produced beat.

Life&Culture Kellyanne Conway slams the Primetime Emmys over anti-Trump remarks
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway slams the Primetime Emmys over anti-Trump remarks

She said that the celebrities on the show just sound the same. "People have the right to speak freely", she said. "And so they're welcome to their opinion, but how does it really fit?" "I'm very happy my former White House colleague Sean Spicer is a man of good humor and he's been quoted recently saying life outside is much more relaxed".

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