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Nia Jax Talks Women's Royal Rumble Match & The Women's Evolution Nia Jax Talks Women's Royal Rumble Match & The Women's Evolution
- January 13, 2018

There are not 30 womens wrestlers now employed on the main roster, so this means we're scheduled to get several NXT women called up for the show, some faces from the past, or a combination of both. Another name contacted, but not confirmed, is Michelle McCool. With rumors abound that 'Taker is set to wrestle another match at this year's WrestleMania (after seemingly retiring last year), it's not so hard to imagine that McCool might want to make a return herself. (more...)
Dancing on Ice commentator QUITS skating show after just one episode Dancing on Ice commentator QUITS skating show after just one episode
- January 13, 2018

Matt, who usually sizes up racing fillies rather than celeb figure skaters, made his debut on the rebooted reality show at the weekend, but he came in for some stick from viewers unsure about his delivery. The spokesman wished Matt "all the very best" and said he would be back reporting on the races at the weekend. The Guildford native struck a nerve with many viewers, who took to the micro-blogging site to vent their annoyance at the manner in which Matt commentated on the hit skating show. (more...)
The 'Animaniacs' Are Being Revived at Hulu The 'Animaniacs' Are Being Revived at Hulu
- January 13, 2018

Animaniacs , the animated kids' show starring three toon siblings who are possibly cats, possibly dogs, or possibly a nightmare combination of both, is coming to Hulu with brand-new episodes. The trio would bounce and zip through adventures featuring pop culture references , sly adult humor and even occasional geographical knowledge . In a bid to compete with Netflix, Hulu is adding more original content to its digital library. (more...)
Mark Hamill: Luke Skywalker actor hails 'unmatched' beauty of Malin Head Mark Hamill: Luke Skywalker actor hails 'unmatched' beauty of Malin Head
- January 13, 2018

Not original trilogy young mind you, but with a well-kept beard, no gray hairs, and a traditional Jedi outfit as opposed to his worn down space parka. We see the Force perform acts of telekinesis but it also allows for mental manipulation. Noseworthy laid out how Luke's powers are foreshadowed by Snoke bridging Rey and Kylo, while Sciretta thought that the appearance of the last-minute astral projection came out of the blue. (more...)
S'African rand slumps to two-week low S'African rand slumps to two-week low
- January 13, 2018

Ramaphosa, 65, was elected as ANC leader at its national conference on 18 December, warding off a challenge from Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Zuma's ex-wife and favoured successor. Mr Zuma has been accused of conspiring with a wealthy business family, the Guptas, to control lucrative state contracts. The ANC's top decision makers also meet this week, and Zuma's recall is expected to be on the agenda. (more...)
Stock in Review: Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW)
- January 13, 2018

The institutional investor held 7,805 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $406,000, down from 14,733 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barclays Capital maintained Weight Watchers International, Inc . (NYSE:ZTS) earned "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, September 6. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti to "Hold" on Tuesday, May 30. (more...)
HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines expecting fifth child HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines expecting fifth child
- January 13, 2018

With a magazine publication, cookbooks and a partnership with Target to add to their growing list of enterprises, the new addition will certainly add to the family's busy life. "We had four babies right before the show started and then we've had zero babies since the show started", Chip told ABC News on October 29. Hours after the big reveal, Joanna took to her social media channels once again to post a video of her baby's heart beating, and said her co-star spouse is ... (more...)
'Bright' Sequel Officially Moving Forward At Netflix 'Bright' Sequel Officially Moving Forward At Netflix
- January 13, 2018

At the time, it was assumed that both director David Ayer and writer Max Landis would be attached to the second film, but in the case of Landis, that's no longer the case. Released in December, Bright is set in an alternative Los Angeles where elves, orcs, fairies, and dragons roam the streets. The video goes on to spitball some okay to terrible titles that include Bright 2 , Brighter , Bad Boys in Mordor , Orcs Gone Wild , The Last Inferni , and Wand Wars . (more...)
'Kedarnath' feels like my own film is releasing: Saif Ali Khan 'Kedarnath' feels like my own film is releasing: Saif Ali Khan
- January 13, 2018

He is by far the most clicked star kid in B-Town and more often than not his pictures create a flutter on the internet in no time. Written and directed by Akshat Verma (the writer of incredible film " Delhi Belly "), " Kaalakaandi " turns out to be a yawn fest thereon. (more...)
'Frozen embryos are as good as fresh ones for IVF births'
- January 13, 2018

While frozen embryos led to pregnancies in 36 percent infertile women, 35 percent women were able to conceive with fresh embryos. "Given the differences in the uterine condition and embryo characteristics between cleavage-stage embryo transfer and blastocyst transfer, our results may not be applicable to cycles with blastocyst transfer", they wrote. (more...)
Monkey business: Chris Brown's exotic pet might land him in wahala Monkey business: Chris Brown's exotic pet might land him in wahala
- January 13, 2018

Many fans were angry as they believed the monkey should belong in the wild and reportedly told the California Department Of Fish and Wildlife, who opened an investigation. Brown could face a misdemeanor charge carrying a potential six-month jail sentence. "In a home environment they become unhappy and can become aggressive". (more...)
Don't commit to Liam Neeson in 'The Commuter' Don't commit to Liam Neeson in 'The Commuter'
- January 13, 2018

The film doesn't gain much traction from its familiar claustrophobic setting aboard a crowded train, nor does it take much time to ponder the moral complexity inherent in its thin ticking-clock premise. If you're hoping for some clever one-liners, don't get your hopes up. Director Jaume Collet-Serra - he did " Non-Stop " and " Run All Night " with Neeson, and " Orphan " with Farmiga - can barely hold things together, and logic jumps off the train at the first stop. (more...)
Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees
- January 13, 2018

Ditto del Toro, who took home the Golden Globe for Best Director for his passion project The Shape of Water . Other contenders in the category are Geremy Jasper (" Patti Cake $"), William Oldroyd (" Lady Macbeth "), Taylor Sheridan (" Wind River ") and Aaron Sorkin (" Molly's Game ") The DGA has almost 17,000 directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, new media and other audiovisual media, making it one of the largest precursor bodies on the ... (more...)
When Was the Last Time Meghan Markle Spoke to Her Half Sister? When Was the Last Time Meghan Markle Spoke to Her Half Sister?
- January 13, 2018

But, while Samantha is holding out hope for an invitation to the big day, she gushes to the Mirror that Harry is "quirky and cute, and perfect" for her little sis. When Edna Levi looked through her mail on Sunday, she was shocked to find an envelope delivered from Buckingham Palace. The question of whether the President will receive an invite to the eagerly anticipated nuptials has become a contentious issue amid fears that publicly snubbing the property mogul could damage US-UK relations ... (more...)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Sells $563933.37 in Stock Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Sells $563933.37 in Stock
- January 13, 2018

The company's revenue for the quarter was up 30.3% on a year-over-year basis. Following the sale, the director now owns 36,022 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,610,367.94. The firm has "Buy" rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Monday, November 16. (NASDAQ: NFLX ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 17 by Nomura. (more...)
Former WWE Women's Champions Returning For Royal Rumble
- January 13, 2018

While this is definitely a setback for The Bar, the couple of RAW episodes left prior to Royal Rumble still gives them the opportunity to avenge that defeat and get back in the win column. Another name contacted, but not confirmed, is Michelle McCool. Last night's WWE Raw saw several important storyline-based developments that will undoubtedly affect the red brand moving forward. (more...)
#CriticsChoice: Jordan Peele, James Franco early winners at star-studded event #CriticsChoice: Jordan Peele, James Franco early winners at star-studded event
- January 13, 2018

At the Golden Globes , Franco wore a Time's Up pin in support of the fight against sexual harassment . In 2014, it was discovered he was flirting with a 17-year-old girl on Instagram . However, both women say they were approached by Franco during the shoot and asked which actress wanted to take their shirt off. James Franco remained absent at Thursday's Critics Choice Awards , the actor earned the Best Actor award in the award ceremony for his work in " The Disaster Artist ". (more...)
Rabblecast 516 - Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Review Rabblecast 516 - Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Review
- January 13, 2018

While it's made clear in The Last Jedi that they were pulled from the Millennium Falcon, initially the dice were to play a much bigger role in the Star Wars franchise. "I think there's a lot of variety in the various lightsaber duels", Hamill added. Noseworthy laid out how Luke's powers are foreshadowed by Snoke bridging Rey and Kylo, while Sciretta thought that the appearance of the last-minute astral projection came out of the blue. (more...)
Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele, to Star in Hollywood's 'Avengers: Infinity Wars' Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele, to Star in Hollywood's 'Avengers: Infinity Wars'
- January 13, 2018

The only possible reason is that Thanos is still a key player in Avengers 4 - in some form. Production has wrapped on Avengers 4 , and to celebrate the Russos posted an image of their wrap cake on social media. "But also, just to work together again". Luckily, we got a sneak peek at what might happen thanks to a set photo that showed us a bit of interesting technology from Tony Stark that was showcased in Captain America: Civil War , Binary Augmented Retro Framing. (more...)
Original Mouseketeer Doreen Tracey Dies Aged 74 Original Mouseketeer Doreen Tracey Dies Aged 74
- January 13, 2018

Tracey, who joined the show when she was 12 years old, and her equally talented costars all wore the now-iconic black hats with mouse ears in front of the camera. Later, she became a publicist for the likes of Zappa and also worked as an administrator for Warner Bros. The risque photos cost her work at Disney, she told The Times , but she eventually reconciled with Disney and became a regular at Mousketeers reunions and conventions. (more...)