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“Cars 3” Trailer Finds Lightning McQueen Down But Not Out of the Race (VIDEO)

cars-3-excerptThe first teaser trailer for Cars 3 was a bit… depressing. It hinted that the franchise’s hero Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) was headed into some darker times. But with the new trailer, we see that Cars 3 isn’t a downer, but a story of hope and not giving up.

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Hilary Swank Set For Danny Boyle FX Limited Series “Trust”

swank-excerptAcademy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank is taking her talent to television. She is set to join Donald Sutherland in FX’s 10-episode limited series Trust from the Oscar-winning trio of Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, and Christian Colson.

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7 Things We Learned at the “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Press Junket

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The Tracking Board learned some juicy details about the movie, the future of the Guardians and their place in the MCU, and Pratt’s opinion about being sexually objectified.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Film Review: A Wildly Adventurous Space Opera of Snark and Daddy Issues

gotg-excerptVol. 2 may not top its predecessor when it comes to fun, but it still delivers top-notch sci-fi-laden action, emotionally driven family drama, and an adorably irresistible Baby Groot.

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“Atlanta”, “VEEP” Among Those Named as Peabody Award Winners in Entertainment

atlanta-excerptThe Peabody Awards are rolling out the recipients of the prestigious accolade and today they announced their entertainment winners which included the critically acclaimed FX series Atlanta created by and starring Donald Glover as well as the HBO comedy VEEP.

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Our 10 Favorite Stoners, from the Bong Lovers of “Broad City” to Brad Pitt’s Pothead in “True Romance”

Our Favorite Stoners in Honor of 4/20We’ll be honest, this one was tough. There’s no Jay and Silent Bob, no Annie Hall, no one from Dazed and Confused, no Woody Harrelson, or even Seth Rogen! Hell, the guys from Friday didn’t even make this list, but they sure would’ve been the Honorable Mention… if we were doing one of those.

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Philip Gawthorne Tapped to Write Adaptation of “Chrononauts” Graphic Novel

chrononauts-excerptsThe long-gestating adaptation of Mark Millar and Sean Gordon Murphy’s graphic novel series Chrononauts has nabbed playwright and screenwriter Philip Gawthorne to tackle the bromantic tale of Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly, two scientific geniuses chosen to go on the world’s first time-travel experiment.

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Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie Are Foul-Mouthed Nuns in the Red Band Trailer For “The Little Hours” (VIDEO)

little-hours-excerptBased on The Decameron, a collection of novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, the trailer for the off-center pic features the all-star comedy cast led by Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, and Kate Micucci doing some nasty, albeit hilarious acts of debauchery.

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“The Hero” Trailer Has Sam Elliott Making a Cowboy Comeback (VIDEO)

the-hero-excerptSam Elliott has been getting acclaim for his role as an iconic Western actor whose golden days are long behind him. As he tries to find work to relive his glory days, a surprise cancer diagnosis makes him go on a journey to leave behind a memorable legacy.

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From “A New Hope” to “The Last Jedi”: All the First “Star Wars” Trailers Ranked

star-wars-trailers-excerptThings have certainly changed since George Lucas dropped the very first trailer for A New Hope. That being said, here is a definitive ranking of all the first trailers of every Star Wars movie from Episode I to Episode VIII — including Rogue One.

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“Star Wars” Tribute to Carrie Fisher Will Leave You in a Puddle of Tears (VIDEO)

fisher-excerptIt’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.

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“The Fate of the Furious” Film Review: High Octane Family Dysfunction That Partially Satisfies

fate-furious-excerptIn 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.

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“The Lost City of Z” Film Review: You’ll Certainly Get Lost and Catch Some Z’s

city-of-z-excerptPercy 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.

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“Sense8” Season 2 is a War For Survival For the Octet of Connected Characters (VIDEO)

sense8-excerptIn 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.

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“I Love Dick” Trailer Finds Kathryn Hahn Obsessing Over Kevin Bacon (VIDEO)

i-love-dick-excerptThe 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.

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Ricky Martin Joins Edgar Ramirez, Penelope Cruz in “Versace: American Crime Story”

martin-excerptThe second installment of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story anthology about Hurricane Katrina yes yet to debut, but that doesn’t mean Murphy-o-philes can’t get excited about the third season titled Versace: American Crime Story which will explore the 1997 assassination of legendary fashion designer Gianni Versace. The cast is shaping up with some impressive names and Ricky Martin is the latest to be added to that list.

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“Pirates of the Caribbean” Director Joachim Rønning in Talks to Helm Adaptation of Michael Crichton’s “Micro”

<> at  on March 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, United States.Amblin Entertainment is looking at Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim Rønning to helm the upcoming adaptation of Michael Crichton novel Micro, the Tracking Board has confirmed The novel was the last from the Jurassic Park author before he died in 2008.

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“Gifted” Film Review: A Sweet and Sappy Tale of Math, Family, and More Math

gifted-excerptDirected 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.

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“Atlanta”, “Luke Cage”, “This Is Us” Among Peabody Award Finalists

atlantaRecognizing 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.

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Aziz Ansari Eats His Way Through Italy in a Very Euro Trailer for “Master of None” Season 2 (VIDEO)

MoN-excerptThe 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.

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Bringing Comic Series “Invincible” to the Big Screen

goldberg-rogen-excerptThe duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are furthering their comic book fandom with a feature adaptation of Invincible. The Sausage Party pair, who adapted the comic series Preacher for AMC, will team with Invincible creator Robert Kirkman for the Universal pic.

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“The Defenders” Sets Premiere Date with Voyeuristic Teaser (VIDEO)

defendersThe 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.

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New Trailer for Niecy Nash TNT Dramedy “Claws” Nails it (VIDEO)

claws-excerptAfter 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.

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“Moonlight”, “Other People” Among the Winners at the 2017 GLAAD Media Awards

glaad-moonlight-excerptWith 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.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.31.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptSylvester 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.

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Liam Neeson Attached to Star in “Marlowe” From “Departed” Scribe William Monahan

neeson-excerptTaken star Liam Neeson is taking his tough and gruff act to the early ’50s in Marlowe. The spec is written by William Monahan (The Departed) follows Philip Marlowe, a restless and lonely private detective who hasn’t been getting a lot of business — until he meets a beautiful blonde who is searching for her ex-lover.

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“The Discovery” Film Review: The Best Emo Sci-Fi Pic You’ll Watch This Year

discovery-excerptIn 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.

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Woody Harrelson Battles With Andy Serkis in New Explosive “War for the Planet of the Apes” Trailer (VIDEO)

war-apes-bannerThe new trailer for War for the Planet of the Apes and with Matt Reeves back to direct and Andy Serkis reprising his role as the revolutionary hero Caesar, it looks like the third installment of the Apes franchise has reached peak primate awesomeness.

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“Ghost in the Shell” Film Review: A Fine Showcase of Hollywood’s Poor Decision-Making Skills

gits-excerptThe valiant effort of United Colors of Benetton casting doesn’t make up for the fact that this movie blatantly took an Asian character and gave it to a white actress. Whitewashing controversy aside, this live-action adaptation of the popular magna is boring, robotic, and serves as an excellent sedative.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (03.29.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptBreakout star of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Alison Sudol lands a role in The Last Full Measure and Netflix renews Santa Clarita Diet for a second season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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