Arts&Culture


Lin-Manuel Miranda developing a Kingkiller Chronicle TV series
- October 27, 2017

Yay! Lin-Manuel Miranda will executive-produce the television adaptation of The Kingkiller Chronicle . Studio Lionsgate is also developing a feature film and interactive game based on the trilogy. In an interesting turn, the showtime series will serve as a prologue of sorts and take a place a generation before the events of the first novel in the series, The Name of the Wind . (more...)
Watch Taylor Swift's '...Ready For It?' music video Watch Taylor Swift's '...Ready For It?' music video
- October 27, 2017

Following off the back of her incredibly meta vid for "Look What You Made Me Do", Taylor has delivered another instant classic. "For It?" was the second single Swift released off her highly-anticipated upcoming album, Reputation (her first LP since 2014). (more...)
Grande Fratello VIP notte di urla e panico nella casa Grande Fratello VIP notte di urla e panico nella casa
- October 27, 2017

Esortato dall'attore il piccolo Rodriguez ha detto: "Io sono stato ciccione ciccione , pesavo 114 chili ". Tanto che pochi giorni fa si sarebbe recato, munito di megafono , all'esterno della casa , per chiedere cosa stesse accadendo e per confermare il suo amore nei confronti della ragazza. (more...)
Autopsy shows son of Eric Bolling died from drug overdose Autopsy shows son of Eric Bolling died from drug overdose
- October 27, 2017

Now we know his death was officially ruled an accidental overdose - and what kind of drugs he was on. The autopsy report also stated that Bolling had a history of drug abuse and a white powdery substance was found at the scene of his death, although the report does not specify what the powdery substance was. (more...)
At least 47 killed in fireworks factory explosion At least 47 killed in fireworks factory explosion
- October 27, 2017

Kurniawan said more than 40 injured people were being treated at three hospitals. Workers had no time to escape from the plant in Tangerang, an industrial and manufacturing hub to the west of Jakarta, after the explosions that one neighbour described as a "roar" that could be heard miles away. (more...)
Ellen DeGeneres Faces Backlash From Fans After Birthday Message to Katy Perry Ellen DeGeneres Faces Backlash From Fans After Birthday Message to Katy Perry
- October 27, 2017

Last week, Ms. DeGeneres dedicated her show's opening monologue to condemning the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, Fox News reported . Twitter user @jMOTOrist tweeted, "How is this acceptable with everything going on in Hollywood". But while Ellen received a wave of criticism across social media, others were quick to defend the star for her joke. (more...)
Ed Sheeran gives Taylor Swift's new boyfriend his seal of approval Ed Sheeran gives Taylor Swift's new boyfriend his seal of approval
- October 27, 2017

Tune into the Capital London Breakfast show with Roman Kemp , weekdays 6am - 10am and Saturdays 6am - 9am. "He's really nice. Really, really friendly, really good dude." Swift and Alwyn are believed to have been dating since earlier this year, although they have kept their relationship out of the limelight. (more...)
Singer From Nostalgic 90's Group Joins Eastenders Cast Singer From Nostalgic 90's Group Joins Eastenders Cast
- October 27, 2017

One member of S Club 7 has announced a shock move to soap acting on EastEnders . When the cameras stopped rolling, Hannah and Lorraine were seen laughing and sharing an embrace while Hannah was only too happy to pose for snaps as she settles into her new project. (more...)
Olivia Colman Will Play Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown Olivia Colman Will Play Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown
- October 27, 2017

The third and fourth seasons have not yet been ordered, but the series is expected to continue. Colman will take over the role of Queen Elizabeth for seasons 3 and 4 of the acclaimed period drama, EW has learned. Colman, who had roles in feature films The Lobster and Hot Fuzz , will be seen next on the big screen in Murder on the Orient Express . Foy's final season will premiere December 8, and is expected to cover the Queen's life from the late '50s to the mid-'60s. (more...)
Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams Detail Sexual Harassment by James Toback Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams Detail Sexual Harassment by James Toback
- October 27, 2017

While waiting for him, a hostess approached Blair and told her Toback would not be coming down but that he had requested she join him in his hotel room. "I really believed that when he started to talk...that he was going to be my mentor", she told Vanity Fair . She claims the conversation then turned sexual and he allegedly said, 'You know, I just have to tell you. (more...)
We May Finally Have A Glimpse of Khloe Kardashian's Baby Bump We May Finally Have A Glimpse of Khloe Kardashian's Baby Bump
- October 27, 2017

The couple is beyond excited to welcome their first child into the world. Kris, 61, was speaking to Entertainment Tonight about Khloe when she said: 'I'm over the moon for her'. It appears that with the baby on the way neither of the parents want to miss any of the milestones. Several source from US Weekly also added that Khloe has been spotted doing "more cardio" and "less intensive " workouts after reporting for a 20-week check up this month. (more...)
WTA finals: Wozniacki beats Halep to reach semis WTA finals: Wozniacki beats Halep to reach semis
- October 27, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki thrashed world number one Simona Halep to reach the WTA Finals last four in Singapore. I think if I just could keep the ball in, I could have been much better. Svitolina will need to defeat Halep in straight sets coupled with a Wozniacki win to qualify. She not only needs to beat a Wozniacki playing at her relentless and precision best but must hope that Svitolina bounces back to beat Halep. (more...)
Netflix Orders Second Season of 'American Vandal' Netflix Orders Second Season of 'American Vandal'
- October 27, 2017

Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda created the series. In the quick clip, pages from a yearbook are shown, giving a look at a new crop of students that could potentially find themselves at the center of whatever unfolds in the new episodes. Amusing or Die's other original series include IFC's Brockmire , Sarah Silverman's Hulu talk show I Love You, America , and The Chris Gethard Show on truTV. (more...)
Harry and Jill Reveal Jill's Battle With Breast Cancer Harry and Jill Reveal Jill's Battle With Breast Cancer
- October 27, 2017

After two surgeries, radiation treatment and drug therapy, she's been in remission for almost five years, which is why she and Connick are now opening up about their journey. "The doctors all say that after the five-year mark, things look optimistic, so we're starting to feel pretty good", said Goodacre. "It's not something that's just going to go away like it never happened", adds Goodacre. (more...)
Justin Lin in Talks to Direct 'Fast and Furious 9'
- October 27, 2017

He last helmed 2013's Fast & Furious 6. Either that, or they're still shooting elements for the Fast touring show in the works. Diesel also posted a Facebook Live video from the set, with Brewster stopping by to say hello to his fans. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly dropped by another talent agency Bill O'Reilly dropped by another talent agency
- October 26, 2017

An ex-boyfriend of one of disgraced former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's sexual harassment accusers has come forward with a chilling story about the ways O'Reilly and Fox allegedly intimidated women into silence by threatening to ruin their lives. (more...)
One small step for Amanda Holden, one giant step for stupidity One small step for Amanda Holden, one giant step for stupidity
- October 26, 2017

Holden has since taken to Twitter, calling herself a tit and telling followers they had "howled" in the break afterwards. The moment came during an interview on This Morning , and Peake was clearly left surprised by the question and had to remind her that his trip only involved the International Space Station, and not the moon. (more...)
Rock And Roll Legend Fats Domino Dead At 89
- October 26, 2017

So while rock "n" roll as we know it might never have existed without him, we should never forget that Domino had the power to crack Putin's poker face, if only for a few short minutes. His kids were named Antoine III, Anatole, Andre, Antonio, Antoinette, Andrea, Anola and Adonica. "What they call rock "n" roll now is rhythm and blues", Fats Domino told an interviewer in 1957. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen Has Perfect Response After Accidentally Getting NSFW on Snapchat Chrissy Teigen Has Perfect Response After Accidentally Getting NSFW on Snapchat
- October 26, 2017

That portion of her story was deleted (more on that later), so the crisis may have been temporarily averted, but of course several Twitter users had already captured the moment for posterity. A little nip slip never hurt anybody. Check out a sampling of the response from social media users below. She wasn't done just yet, though, as she took to Snapchat to jokingly apologize to her followers for exposing herself in a peak Chrissy way. (more...)
National Park fee hikes spur petition with over 7000 signatures National Park fee hikes spur petition with over 7000 signatures
- October 26, 2017

That is a 34 percent increase over the $200 million collected in Fiscal Year 2016. Not all of the 417 parks charge entrance fees. The NPS would offer a park-specific annual pass for any of the 17 parks for $75. An attempt to address the national park system's roughly $11 billion maintenance backlog. The number of people visiting national parks is at an all-time high, which isn't helping the maintenance situation. (more...)