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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Disney Is Developing Multiple Star Wars TV Shows by Jordan Crucchiola

Star Wars content is now as free-flowing as the green milk of a thala-siren. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Tuesday that the company is working on multiple Star Wars television series. Accord…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Helen Mirren Is Ready to Record Her Shakespearean Rap Album by Jordan Crucchiola

There are a lot of reasons to love Helen Mirren. She’s an Oscar-, Emmy-, and Tony-winning actress who also makes surprise appearances as the British gangster mother of Jason Statham in the…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Former Disney Star Arrested for Alleged Robbery Spree by Jordan Crucchiola

Former Disney Channel star Adam Hicks was arrested on Wednesday with his girlfriend, Danni Tamburo, on suspicion of armed robbery, Variety reports. Police apprehended the pair yesterday afte…

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Cherry Jones to Play Offred’s Mom in Handmaid’s Tale Season Two by Jordan Crucchiola

The Handmaid’s Tale has enlisted its next quietly powerful scene-stealer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones will appear in the show’s upcoming …

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A Bunch Of TV Writers Are Building A Salary Transparency Database by Jordan Crucchiola

For women and minorities to reach pay parity in Hollywood, they’re first going to have to know what type of compensation their peers are making. For example, recent meetings between actres…

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Theaters Are Posting Disclaimers After a Bunch of Babies Complained About Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Jordan Crucchiola

One of the most incredible shots in The Last Jedi has been stunning some viewers into a state of confusion. The following isn’t exactly a spoiler, but it does take the edge off a particula…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Grab Your Limes, the First Teaser for PBS’s Little Women Mini-Series Is Here by Jordan Crucchiola

Get your Marmee on the phone. PBS has released the first teaser for its Masterpiece Theater treatment of the Louisa May Alcott classic, Little Women. The three-part series is written by Heid…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Listen to Sufjan Stevens’s Extremely Emotional Musical Tribute to Tonya Harding, Sadly Rejected for I, Tonya by Jordan Crucchiola

“Tonya Harding my star, this world is a cold one, but it takes one to know one.” That is how Sufjan Stevens opens his new song, “Tonya Harding,” which is a tribute to the woman he ca…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Accounts Of Misconduct Surface Following Announcement of John Lasseter’s ‘Sabbatical’ From Disney by Jordan Crucchiola

Earlier today, The Hollywood Reporter released a memo written by John Lasseter that announced six-month “sabbatical” to his staff. The decision, he said, was made after “missteps” in…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Kevin Spacey’s Gore Co-Star Michael Stuhlbarg Addresses the Scrapped Biopic by Jordan Crucchiola

In addition to suspending House of Cards, Netflix also pulled Gore, a Gore Vidal biopic it was producing, as a result of the many sexual-misconduct allegations leveled at the star of both pr…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

A New Accuser Comes Forward Alleging Kevin Spacey Sexually Assaulted Him by Jordan Crucchiola

A new accuser has come forward leveling charges of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey, this time from all the way back in 1981. A man named Andy Holtzman has gone on the record with USA Tod…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Kevin Spacey Will Be Entirely Cut From All The Money In The World And Replaced By Christopher Plummer by Jordan Crucchiola

Ridley Scott’s new movie, All The Money In The World, has been pulled under the waves of sexual harassment and assault allegations coming out against its star, Kevin Spacey. The movie is s…

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Jon Bernthal Says He Lost a ‘Ton of Respect’ for Kevin Spacey While Filming Baby Driver by Jordan Crucchiola

If you, in 2017, are still not on the Jon Bernthal train then hurry up and buy a ticket. The actor known for punishing all things in his path talked to Jim Norton and Sam Roberts on SiriusXM…

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Josh Groban and Tony Danza to Play Father-Son NYPD Officers on New Netflix Series by Jordan Crucchiola

While Netflix fans wait for Joe Keery to play the father of Ben Schwartz in some sort of time-bending Stranger Things bottle episode, the streaming service is offering up another interesting…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Gay Talese to Kevin Spacey Accusers: ‘Suck It Up Once in a While!’ by Jordan Crucchiola

Well, here’s a point of view. At the New York Public Library’s annual Library Lions Gala on Monday night, Gay Talese offered his thoughts on the sexual-assault allegations against Kevin …

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Disney Lifts Ban on the Los Angeles Times After Backlash by Jordan Crucchiola

Disney has lifted its screening ban on the Los Angeles Times. The paper will be allowed once again to attend advanced showings of Disney films after journalists and critics’ associations r…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Kevin Spacey Has Been Dropped By His Publicist And Agency by Jordan Crucchiola

In the past week, Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexual assault, harassment, and attempted rape by a handful of people. Two of those allegations describe sexual interactions between Spacey…

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Kevin Spacey Created A Pattern Of Sexual Misconduct On House of Cards Set According to Current and Former Employees by Jordan Crucchiola

Earlier this week, Netflix indefinitely suspended production of the sixth and final season of House of Cards. Now, CNN has a report in which eight people corroborate accusations of sexual mi…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A Line Name-Checking Kevin Spacey in The Next This Is Us Has Been Cut by Jordan Crucchiola

In the next episode of This Is Us viewers will see a flashback to the year 2008 in which Kevin (Justin Hartley) is struggling to find work as an actor. Kevin’s roommate, however, has just …

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Monday, October 23, 2017

The Strangely Linear and Reasonable 30-Year History of Chucky by Jordan Crucchiola

Somehow, the Child’s Play franchise has persisted for 30 years. Its star, a maniacal doll named Chucky, is not always counted among his 1980s horror-villain brethren — Jason Voorhees, Mi…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Tracking the Wild History of Leatherface by Jordan Crucchiola

Leatherface, the eighth entry in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cinematic Universe, finally hits theaters this weekend — which means it’s time to refresh our memories on the misadventures o…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

The 12 Best Christmas Horror Movies by Jordan Crucchiola

This weekend, the movie Better Watch Out arrives in theaters, all dressed up in its best tacky Christmas sweater — and covered in blood. An excellent debut from director Chris Peckover, Be…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Elisabeth Moss Thanks Her ‘F*cking Badass’ Mom In Emmys Speech by Jordan Crucchiola

After eight nominations as an actor, Elisabeth Moss finally got her first Emmy tonight for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale. Moss graciously accepted her …

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Rachel Bloom Becomes The Even More Obvious Choice for Future Host With This Emmy Musical Number by Jordan Crucchiola

After what happened at the Oscars, everybody realized how important it is to appreciate the precision of their award-show accounting firm. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom decided to gi…

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Friday, September 8, 2017

It’s Andy and Barbara Muschietti on Changing Cary Fukunaga’s Script and Scaring Kids by Jordan Crucchiola

The new It arrives in theaters today, but it’s been a long and winding road to the big screen. The TV miniseries came out nearly 27 years ago. Back in 2012, Cary Fukunaga wrote a scri…

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Director Andy Muschietti Might Have Just Confirmed The IT Sequel by Jordan Crucchiola

Director Andy Muschietti’s IT remake doesn’t hit theaters until next week, but early buzz makes it sound like the movie is on track for a massive opening. The original film adaptation wa…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Five Easy Steps to Making a Better Horror Sequel by Jordan Crucchiola

Fans of horror movies have dug their own (… excuse me) graves when it comes to the glut of the Passable Horror Sequel. We’ll show up to the theater no matter what, which means we’re gi…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Will Close In September by Jordan Crucchiola

Despite earning outstanding reviews and a dozen Tony nominations, The New York Times reports that Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 will be closing on September 3. In addition to…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

See Power Trio Elisabeth Moss, Nicole Kidman, and Gwendoline Christie in the New Top Of The Lake: China Girl Trailer by Jordan Crucchiola

Elisabeth Moss is coming for your Emmys this year, and she’s already planning for next year, too. In the latest trailer for the second season of Top of the Lake, we see’s Moss’s Detect…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Disney Says It Had The ‘Full Support’ Of Henson Family In Firing The Voice Of Kermit by Jordan Crucchiola

The former voice of Kermit the Frog, Steve Whitmire, is moving beyond his personal blog and discussing his recent firing with The Hollywood Reporter. According to a new interview, the voice …

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Steve Whitmire, The Former Voice Of Kermit The Frog, Wrote A Very Sad Letter About Being Fired By Disney by Jordan Crucchiola

Steve Whitmire has been involved with the Muppets for 38 years, and he has been the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 of them — since Muppet master Jim Henson died and bestowed the honor upo…

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