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Fuqua's 'Magnificent Seven' to open Toronto Film Festival Fuqua's 'Magnificent Seven' to open Toronto Film Festival
- July 27, 2016

These include Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals; Nate Parker's slave rebellion drama The Birth of a Nation, the Sundance hit that reaches theaters on October 7; Ewan McGregor's directorial debut American Pastoral , starring Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Connelly; Paul Verhoeven's French-language drama Elle , starring Isabelle Huppert and landing here after Cannes; and the Venice opener, Damien Chazelle's La La Land, which stars Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend and J.K. (more...)
First trailer unveiled at Comic-Con
- July 27, 2016

If you have not done the same, watch the Wonder Woman trailer now below. Warner Bros . also offered fans a new look at their upcoming " Wonder Woman " film, debuting the first official trailer at Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon. If you have doubts about Wonder Woman being a success at the box office, think again. The surprises the trailer reveals makes us even more excited for the film. (more...)
Brie Larson Confirmed As Title Character In Upcoming 'Captain Marvel' Film Brie Larson Confirmed As Title Character In Upcoming 'Captain Marvel' Film
- July 26, 2016

Actress Brie Larson announced as Captain Marvel /Carol Danvers attends the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 Marvel Panel in Hall H on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. A Security Chief in the U.S. air force, Danvers would later be transformed into the superhero Ms. Marvel following an explosion involving Kree technology. (more...)
Dallas Police In Manhunt After Threat Received Dallas Police In Manhunt After Threat Received
- July 26, 2016

Williams said that not being able to save some of the officers "weighs on my mind constantly". Two of the three detainees were subsequently released, including a woman who was running with people who were armed, Brown said. Brown described the robot, which he said was purchased in 2008 for $151,000, and is still functional. Carnegie said Johnson, until his death this week, received an hourly wage to look after his brother at the home in Mesquite where both men lived with their mother. (more...)
Watch all of San Diego Comic Con 2016's trailers in one place Watch all of San Diego Comic Con 2016's trailers in one place
- July 26, 2016

The stars of Marvel's upcoming " Doctor Strange " - including Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tilda Swinton - greeted fans at Comic-Con on Saturday as the trailer of the highly anticipated November release debuted online. (more...)
Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried Monday
- July 26, 2016

A procession will follow the funeral and Officer Jackson will be laid to rest at the Greenoaks Memorial Park on Florida Boulevard. "He was an officer of the law who served with dignity and distinction [and] his end of watch came too soon", he continued. (more...)
'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon, Who Voiced Blockbuster Musicals, Dies At 86 'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon, Who Voiced Blockbuster Musicals, Dies At 86
- July 26, 2016

She asked the film's producers for, but did not receive, any direct royalties from her work on the film, but Leonard Bernstein contractually gave her 1/4 of one percent of his personal royalties from it. "I sat in on her singing lessons, so I could hear not only the Cockney and the upper-class British, which are two different voices". "But she could also tell that she wasn't making it". (more...)
Kim Kardashian West bemused by selfie 'drama'
- July 25, 2016

Meanwhile, just hours before Kim was due to leave for Las Vegas for a girls' trip with friends, she chipped her tooth and had to squeeze in a trip to her dentist, Dr Kevin Sands. In a chat with sister Kourtney Kardashian, the 35 year old explained: "Right now, because she's three, it's time to talk a lot about sharing". Kimmy previously revealed she gained 70lbs during her pregnancy, and has made no secret of her desire to get her pre-baby body back. (more...)
Wonder Woman's First Trailer is Full of Action, Women, and Wonder
- July 25, 2016

The trailer gives a glimpse of Wonder Woman in the battlefield, a glimpse of Themyscira, the island where Wonder Woman and Amazons like her live. There's no getting around the fact that DC dropped the ball with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with the theatrical release. And it's because of those rather impressive 7 minutes of screentime (yes, 7 minutes!) that I've really been looking forward to the Wonder Woman solo movie. (more...)
Massachusetts cops want Black Lives Matter sign taken down
- July 25, 2016

Following Sterling and Castile's death were the deaths of five police officers in Dallas during a protest, who were targeted for being white by a gunman. McGrath wrote the replacement would also condemn the "reprehensible murder of innocent police officers". Curtatone released a statement Wednesday that said while he supported his officers, the city will continue to take a stand against what he called "systemic racism in our nation". (more...)
Kerala Missing Youth: Two suspects arrested in Mumbai brought to Kerala Kerala Missing Youth: Two suspects arrested in Mumbai brought to Kerala
- July 25, 2016

Given that the Kerala Police are investigating the case, the ATS officials said that they did not have much of information about Rizwan. Khan was arrested from Kalyan on Saturday based on statements by Qureshi during his interrogation. A local court in Navi Mumbai had granted Kerala Police Qureshi's transit remand till July 25. At least 21 youths from Kerala were reported missing and suspected to have joined Islamic State. (more...)
Comic-Con 2016: Sherlock gets dark in new trailer for Season 4
- July 25, 2016

Judging by the trailer for season 4, it looks like he's very much alive. But hopefully we can throw a little light on what these seemingly random monikers could add up to in series 4. Of course, it's all conjecture until the new season premieres later this year, but the mere presence of Andrew Scott's fan-favourite villain will surely turn Sherlock's world on its head. (more...)
The first trailer for FX's Legion is a real mind fuck The first trailer for FX's Legion is a real mind fuck
- July 25, 2016

While FX boss John Landgraf previously said Legion exists in a "parallel universe" to the X-Men films, the trailer stands behind the level of power this character wields. Watch the Legion trailer below. With the voices he hears and the things he sees, he starts thinking that maybe all of these things may mean something. (more...)
Star Trek Beyond gives Anton Yelchin and Leonard Nimoy a fitting send-off
- July 24, 2016

Star Trek Beyond is the third movie in the modern incarnation of the franchise. Abrams added: "There is something missing tonight, there is someone missing tonight". There's no recasting. I can't possibly imagine that, and I think Anton deserves better. But at the Star Trek Beyond premiere event at SDCC Wednesday night, the party atmosphere became a little more subdued as the cast and crew, led by Executive Producer J.J. (more...)
Comic-Con 2016: First Iron Fist teaser trailer revealed
- July 24, 2016

Iron Fist will debut on Netflix in 2017. " Daredevil " Season 2, which premiered on Netflix in March, ended with a finale that left the fate of Elektra (Elodie Yung) hanging in the balance. To the strains of Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Shimmy Shimmy Ya," LUKE CAGE comes tearing onto the screen. SAN DIEGO (AP) - Netflix took its inaugural stab at Comic-Con by unveiling the first footage from the Marvel adaptations of " Luke Cage " and "Iron First". (more...)
Michelle Obama To Appear In 'Carpool Karaoke' Michelle Obama To Appear In 'Carpool Karaoke'
- July 24, 2016

Watch the trailer below. First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic, during the U.S. -Africa Leaders Summit dinner on the South Lawn of the White House , Aug. The FLOTUS made an appearance on Wednesday's Late Late Show - and took time out for a few songs with the TV host. James is seen driving to the White House where he is due to go on a tour, but is left shell-shocked after Michelle - President Barack Obama's wife - hops into his vehicle. (more...)
Here's Who Will Play Kaley Cuoco's Mom on 'Big Bang Theory' Here's Who Will Play Kaley Cuoco's Mom on 'Big Bang Theory'
- July 24, 2016

Cuoco's character Penny married boyfriend Leonard Hofstadter, played by Johnny Galecki, at the beginning of series nine and the final episode saw them hold a second wedding ceremony without Penny's family present. "She's going to start to weigh her options". The upcoming "The Big Bang Theory" Season 10 will be full of surprises about the life of Penny, Sheldon and Amy. (more...)
Attack In Nice: Suspect Had Help From Accomplices, Planned Ahead Attack In Nice: Suspect Had Help From Accomplices, Planned Ahead
- July 24, 2016

Like Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack. He identified the suspects as four men - two Franco-Tunisians, a Tunisian and an Albanian - and one woman of dual French-Albanian nationality. (more...)
Clinton left with more cash than Trump as he forgives loans Clinton left with more cash than Trump as he forgives loans
- July 23, 2016

I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens. "There can be no justification, no looking the other way". Single women without children earned 94 cents for every dollar earned by a man, whereas married mothers made only 77 cents". He has also traveled with the campaign to events around the country. (more...)
Celine Dion Kills It With Rihanna, Cher And Sia Impersonations Celine Dion Kills It With Rihanna, Cher And Sia Impersonations
- July 23, 2016

During a game of "Musical Impressions", the singer broke out a little bit of Cher and Michael Jackson, but pulled out all the stops when Rihanna came up. Next, Dion served a performance of Hush, Little Baby as we imagine Sia might. Celine has thrown herself back into work after her husband Rene and brother Daniel both died from cancer in January. (more...)
NASA spots Tropical Storm Darby as warnings posted in Hawaii
- July 23, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, Hawaii time: Expect some wind and high surf this weekend in the Hawaiian islands as Tropical Storm Darby, the fifth numbered storm of the Eastern Pacific season, hurtles northwest past the islands, according to Weather.com and the Central Pacific Hurricane Center . (more...)
'Injustice 2' Adds Blue Beetle, Wonder Woman To Roster
- July 23, 2016

Ed Boon, the creative director, has assure fans that they're taking character requests seriously but the story of the game comes first in choosing the characters. This will be the younger Jaime Reyes Blue Beetle, and his futuristic scarab armor looks right at home in the Injustice version of the DC Universe. With each loot drop, you will earn character-specific gear to outfit and power up your roster - changing not only the look of each character, but your fight strategy and your personal ... (more...)
Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67
- July 23, 2016

Green was the second African-American head coach both in NCAA Division I-A history (at Northwestern) and in modern National Football League history (after Art Shell), leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 97-62 record from 1992-2001. Green also made his mark off the field, starting the team's Community Tuesdays initiative in which Vikings players spend their off-days making positive contributions to the community. (more...)
Taylor Swift Labeled 'Slithering Snake Becky' By Wikipedia Taylor Swift Labeled 'Slithering Snake Becky' By Wikipedia
- July 22, 2016

When Kim leaked the video on Sunday night, Taylor took to Twitter to vent her anger at the situation in a fuelled rant. "He never thought that Taylor would become the powerhouse that she has become". Kanye & Kim or Taylor Swift: Who Won the Feud? On top of that, the hackers changed her occupation to say "liar" and her "also known as" section to say "Regina George", "Victim" and "Nils Sjöberg". (more...)
Arrestee involved in original flag burning case Arrestee involved in original flag burning case
- July 22, 2016

Jocelyn Rosnick, executive director of the OH chapter of the National Lawyers Guild told the Times up to 20 arrests may have been made, though the Cleveland Police Department has not confirmed the number. About 10 more minutes passed before the crowd was under control. A woman tried to relight the flag, counter protesters then got involved and police ended up arresting 15 for refusing to disperse and 2 for assaulting officers. (more...)