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It’s been a little over three months since the passing of Carrie Fisher and the devastating loss is still reverberating throughout pop culture — especially with the legions of diehard Star Wars fans. During the annual “Star Wars Celebration” in Orlando, Fisher’s Star Wars family gave a special goodbye to the legendary actress with a special video that is sure to get you a little — no — a lot misty-eyed.
The lineup for this year’s Cannes Film Festival (or as they call it in France, Festival de Cannes) has been announced and it is robust with Oscar bait, highly-anticipated premieres, star-studded features, and a lot of foreign and obscure films that if watched, will make you feel cinematically superior to everyone else.
Hugo Weaving is set to reteam with Peter Jackson for Universal’s adaptation of Mortal Engines and Edgar Wright is circling an adaptation of Andrew Smith’s YA novel Grasshopper Jungle. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
In the eighth installment of the multi-billion dollar franchise dramatically titled The Fate of the Furious, the fuel tank only reaches the 3/4 mark and could have used a couple more boosts of NOS to make it reach peak fun-filled ridiculousness.
Hasan Minhaj is set to host the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and Christopher Lloyd joins William Shatner in the romantic comedy Senior Moment. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Percy Fawcett’s story is an amazing tale of courage and wild passion for undiscovered truth. %here are moments when Gray’s adaptation captures those emotions, but the film is one of those movies you’re supposed to like for the sake of liking it. As adventurous as it is, it feels like a film that would have been better if it were released in the late ’90s or early ’00s.
Don Cheadle to star in biopic about 19th Century black millionaire Jeremiah G. Hamilton and Nashville gets a season renewal despite the loss of its leading lady. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
In the new trailer for Lana and Lilly Wachowski’s Netflix series Sense8, we are re-introduced to the cluster of eight characters from different parts of the world who are mentally connected by a violent vision. The interconnected drama, which premiered in 2015, continues with season two as we learn that the senses of the core eight are evolving, but there are dark forces are hunting them down.
The title of Transparent creator Jill Soloway upcoming Amazon series I Love Dick may have you thinking dirty things, but the show is based on a cult novel by Chris Kraus about a woman who becomes obsessed with a guy named Dick. The new trailer shows that this is not your typical comedy, making it an ambitious project for Soloway to tackle.
Dwayne Johnson gets the greenlight to go on a Jungle Cruise and Nia Long joins with Empire co-star Terrence Howard in Life In A Year. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Scream Queens breakout Billie Lourd signs on to American Horror Story and Wesley Snipes’ Armed Response gets acquired by Saban Films. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Directed by Marc Webb and penned by up-and-coming screenwriter Tom Flynn, Gifted tells a heartwarming and pretty story about a down-on-his-luck, ruggedly handsome single man and his spunky genius mathematician niece — but it doesn’t add up to much.
Adam McKay eyes Christian Bale for his untitled Dick Cheney film and Jeffrey Dean Morgan joins Dwayne Johnson in Rampage. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Recognizing excellence in radio, television, and online media, this year’s list of Peabody Award finalists doesn’t disappoint. From Marvel’s indestructible street hero Luke Cage to the emotional drama of the modern family in This Is Us, the finalists have definitely earned their place on the list.
The last season of Master of None left us on a cliffhanger as Dev (Aziz Ansari) broke up with Rachel (Noel Wells) and made a last-minute decision to travel to Italy for what could be his Eat, Pray, Love tour. I don’t know about the “pray” and “love” part, but in the new trailer for the second season, there is plenty of eating — and there is nothing wrong with that.
Colin Farrell is in talks for Steve McQueen’s Widows and Billy Crystal is teaming with Barry Levinson for a new comedy. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Follows the story of Mark Grayson, a normal high school student who is the son of the most powerful superhero on the planet. Soon enough, he inherits his own set of superpowers.
The teaser may not be as eventful as the infamous Solange-Jay Z elevator footage, but the 16 seconds will probably garner tons of analysis from super fanboys and fangirls. But when it comes down to it, all the teaser does is announce the premiere date.
Armie Hammer joins Alicia Vikander in the Ben Wheatley-directed Freakshift while indie comedy Shriver adds Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
After having numerous supporting roles in comedies and dramas like Reno 911, Scream Queens, and the highly undervalued Getting On, the talented Niecy Nash is finally getting the chance to topline her own show. In TNT’s Claws Nash plays Desna, the owner of a nail salon who, along with her badass staff, get involved in the gritty and crazy crime world of South Florida.
With each passing year, the inclusion of the LGBTQ community in television, film, and media begins to grow more and more and it was very evident at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Hosted by comedian Cameron Esposito, this year’s ceremony honored films including Moonlight and Other People as well as TV fave Transparent.
Sylvester Stallone is looking to leave The Expendables franchise, while Michelle Williams, Kevin Spacey, and Mark Wahlberg are circling major roles in Ridley Scott’s All The Money In The World. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Several LAPD cops are haunted by a malevolent spirit that is tied to the murder of a black youth at the hands of two white cops… all of which was caught on a body cam video that was destroyed in a cover up.
Tough as nails detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a beautiful blonde to find her ex-lover. As the case unfolds, Marlowe finds out that her ex-lover’s disappearance is part of a bigger mystery. As a result, he becomes wrapped up with one of the more powerful families in Bay Cities who are willing to go to any length’s to protect their fortune.
In the world created in Charlie McDowell’s The Discovery, many think it’s best to waste no time in getting to the afterlife so they just commit suicide to get there, making this sci-fi drama one of the most gloriously gloomy things you’ll ever watch.
The Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Mark Strong is set to star in the forthcoming espionage thriller Deep State, plus a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.