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Count Mark Hamill among 'Star Wars' fans unhappy with 'Last Jedi' Count Mark Hamill among 'Star Wars' fans unhappy with 'Last Jedi'
- January 18, 2018

He is hoping that "Star Wars" fans will like it while noting that Johnson is the man they need for the job. In fact, the movie now holds the record for the second highest opening weekend in the history of the franchise, next to " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ". (more...)
Mark Hamill on The Last Jedi: Mark Hamill on The Last Jedi: "He's Not My Luke"
- January 18, 2018

Meanwhile, our new favorite Resistance fighter, Rey ( Daisy Ridley ), is on the deserted island Ahch-To. "He's Jake Skywalker. He's not my Luke Skywalker ". Added Johnson, "There's been a lot of joy and love from fans". "Hux and Kylo Ren are vying for power and Snoke's attention". Books, temples and the Jedi will end, but the Force between the dark and the light will go on. (more...)
"The Help" Stars Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain Reuniting for Universal Holiday Comedy
- January 18, 2018

She will also serve as a producer on the film. Peter Chiarelli ( The Proposal , Crazy Rich Asians ) will write the script for the as-yet-untitled comedy, while Chastain will produce through her company Freckle Films . Universal reportedly beat out both Fox and Paramount for the pitch after a bidding war broke out. Chastain will produce along with Carmichael and Maven Pictures' Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler . (more...)
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery release date rumours, platforms and gameplay Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery release date rumours, platforms and gameplay
- January 18, 2018

Hogwarts Mystery has its first teaser trailer, which shows a brief look at in-game footage. "In the roleplaying game, players will create a personalized student avatar, attend classes, learn magical skills, form friendships or rivalries with other students, and make pivotal decisions that will influence their character's story arc as they traverse their years at Hogwarts and grow as a witch or wizard" the company revealed. (more...)
Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi at Rock Hall of Fame ceremony Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi at Rock Hall of Fame ceremony
- January 18, 2018

During the chat, Bon Jovi also stated that there would be no problems at all with Richie Sambora taking part in the ceremony. Bon Jovi said he believes it to be true, calling it an "evil genius" move by the man who became the Republican president. (more...)
Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo movement as 'hypocritical and ridiculous' Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo movement as 'hypocritical and ridiculous'
- January 18, 2018

With regards to actresses who complained about being sexually harassed, Bardot said, "But there are many actresses who make the naughty with producers to get a role". Bardot has also been criticised for her support for French far-right party National Front. But while Deneuve maintains that "nothing in the letter" warranted the subsequent backlash, she has apologised to victims of sexual assault who may have been offended by it. (more...)
Here's Your First Look At Zac Efron As Ted Bundy Here's Your First Look At Zac Efron As Ted Bundy
- January 18, 2018

In the meantime, well, meet Ted below. "I've never been attracted to a serial killer until now", one person said. In the meantime, Efron shared a picture of himself posing for a mug shot as Bundy, who killed more than 30 young women between 1974 and '78. (more...)
Colorado man's body found encased in concrete Colorado man's body found encased in concrete
- January 18, 2018

Brian Mussack said that was the last time he heard from his father. Jennings told police that the toilet overflowed, and police later said "the odor in the home was bad, smelling like sewage and something rotting", according to the affidavit . (more...)
Darren Criss Showcases His ASSets on 'American Crime Story'! Darren Criss Showcases His ASSets on 'American Crime Story'!
- January 18, 2018

Want to learn about Gianni Versace , revolutionary fashion designer and gay icon? The show goes on to show the investigation into Versace's murder as well as flashbacks into what drove Cunanan to kill. "The picture of Ricky Martin holding the body in his arms is ridiculous ", he told the Observer newspaper last July. So they parallel each other even though they're not exactly in each other's lives like this entire story. (more...)
Golden Globe awardee Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen Golden Globe awardee Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen
- January 18, 2018

Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen in 1989. "Hope that someone will start believing me instead of just hearing". The full interview is to air Thursday. In related news, " Call Me by Your Name " star Timothée Chalamet said on Instagram Tuesday that his earnings for a role in Allen's upcoming " A Rainy Day in New York " would be donated to charity. (more...)
Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures
- January 18, 2018

Brent crude futures were at $69.34 at 0753 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $64.25 a barrel, up 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement. OPEC and Non-OPEC members agreed during a meeting in Vienna in Dec 10, 2016 to limit oil output in reaction to a drop in oil prices at the time. The firm said the reasons for this expected slowdown were an expected rise in USA oil output as well as a slowdown in demand growth. (more...)
Veteran director-actor Kashinath passes away Veteran director-actor Kashinath passes away
- January 18, 2018

According to the film circles, the actor was suffering from cancer and was taking treatment. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah condoled death of Kashinath and stated that his death has created a vacum in the film industry. His suspense thriller, "Aparichitha", relelalsed in 1978, was a huge hit. Kashinath is survived by his wife and two children. His movie Anubhava (1984) with himself and Umashree in lead roles, was a blockbuster. (more...)
'Golden Girl' Betty White celebrates 96th birthday 'Golden Girl' Betty White celebrates 96th birthday
- January 18, 2018

After seven years and an Emmy win for White, she returned to making guest appearances on a variety of television shows like Suddenly Susan, The Practice, Yes, Dear and returned to late night television as well making several appearances on shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson . (more...)
Miami Steroid Dealer Claims Roman Reigns Was One of Several Celebrity Clients Miami Steroid Dealer Claims Roman Reigns Was One of Several Celebrity Clients
- January 18, 2018

In a clip by documentary filmaker Jon Bravo, Richard Rodriguez , who is now under investigation for being part of a distribution ring that sold illegal steroids, suggested Roman Reigns bought steroids from him. Rodriguez also said he chose to disclose Reins as part of his plea. He was originally introduced to me by one of the informants [laughs]. Reigns was suspended in 2016 for a Wellness Policy violation, but at the time it was reported that he tested positive for Adderall. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian struggled keeping pregnancy secret Khloe Kardashian struggled keeping pregnancy secret
- January 18, 2018

Us Weekly exclusively revealed last October that Kardashian is expecting her first child, a boy, with her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson . "I simply had to trust in Him and be patient". "I know we've been keeping this quiet but we wanted to enjoy this between our family and close friends as long as we could privately". Embracing her daughter, the 62-year-old told the camera: "Hearing this news is the most special thing that I think anyone could ever tell me". (more...)
Millie Bobby Brown Reveals Millie Bobby Brown Reveals "The Most Empowering Moment" of Her Life
- January 18, 2018

Sorry, Fillie fans - it looks like Millie Bobby Brown has a new boy in her life and it's NOT Finn Wolfhard . She wrote on her page that she misses her shaved head , explaining, "shaving your head is so empowering". Bravo, Millie! We salute you for your powerful message. You can be lovely with long hair or with short hair. Millie continued by sharing the video of her having her head shaved. (more...)
'Sister, Sister' Revival In The Works According To Co-Star! 'Sister, Sister' Revival In The Works According To Co-Star!
- January 18, 2018

After being off the air for nearly 19 years, Lisa Landry - er, Jackée Harry - told Steve Harvey on Tuesday that the reboot is a go. She replied with two extremely pleasing words: "It's happening". "Tia and Tamera [Mowry] are my babies! I can't get rid of none of these women!" If you haven't heard yet, '90s nostalgia is in full swing - most recently evidenced by the upcoming Sister, Sister reboot. (more...)
Michelle Williams Is (Officially!) Engaged to Andrew Youmans Michelle Williams Is (Officially!) Engaged to Andrew Youmans
- January 18, 2018

The four-time Oscar-nominated actor dated late Australian actor Heath Ledger from 2004 to 2007 and their daughter Matilda was just two-years-old when he died from an accidental overdose nearly 10 years ago. Two years after Ledger's death in January 2008, she and actor Jason Segel began a relationship. "It took her a long time to get over Heath". Sometime afterward, the highly private actress reportedly dated contemporary artist Dustin Yellin. (more...)
Spider-Man: Homecoming's Tom Holland Rumored To Make Cameo in 'Venom' Spider-Man: Homecoming's Tom Holland Rumored To Make Cameo in 'Venom'
- January 18, 2018

They say that Tom Holland's Spider-Man could be set to appear in the spin-off, counter to past speculation. Despite rumour and counter-rumour that Sony's Venom movie is attached to the MCU leading semi-officially to it being called an "adjunct" to Marvel's series, nobody is quite sure exactly what the relationship between the two timelines is going to be. (more...)
Celebrate! Staff & students cheer as power is restored at Puerto Rico school Celebrate! Staff & students cheer as power is restored at Puerto Rico school
- January 18, 2018

Hurricane Maria knocked out most of the USA territory's decades-old power grid in September, leaving millions of citizens without electricity to run homes, hospitals or schools. The lack of power, potable water and damaged buildings made it hard to run schools, hospitals and workplaces. The video went viral this week with more than 298,000 views. (more...)