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Marvel serves star-studded surprises at Comic-Con for new film slate
- August 01, 2016

Oscar-winning Room actress Brie Larson was revealed as Captain Marvel , but no details were given on the 2018 movie. The film sees Benedict Cumberbatch take up the role of Stephen Strange, a neurosurgeon whose career is left in tatters after a devastating vehicle accident. (more...)
Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France
- July 31, 2016

After so many times finishing 2nd..." Froome put that down to how hard the racing has been as the riders have tackled plenty of climbing in the early days while flat days were made stressful by howling crosswinds. He wore the race leaders yellow jersey for the first time after winning the opening stage at Utah Beach, Normandy. "I don't agree", he said. "One year is not good but still I can not say that last year or two years was bad. (more...)
Game of Thrones ending after season 8, HBO confirms
- July 31, 2016

While Game of Thrones will definitely be ending with season 8, is there hope of a spinoff? "I would take 10 more seasons", he added, raging against harsh reality like a true, god-forsaken citizen of Westeros. But "with a little bit of distance, it really becomes about priorities: Are we really going to get this from good to great?" I'm not sure the guys can wrap their heads around it when they are about to start production. (more...)
OPL hosts publication party for Harry Potter
- July 30, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage and has already won over critics in the U.K.as it prepares for a global launch. "The entire store, including the café, will be open". It's definitely sweet to hear how Harry Potter has touched the lives of these people, and I'm sure many fans can relate. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: 'Ted Cruz Was Right' Hillary Clinton: 'Ted Cruz Was Right'
- July 30, 2016

As Clinton stepped off stage in Tampa, her vice presidential nominee remained unannounced, despite many in the audience hoping to know who Clinton's running mate would be by the time they left. He recalled how a super PAC sympathetic to Cruz disseminated risque photographs of Trump's wife, Melania, to voters in conservative Utah before the state's primary. (more...)
Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' Creator, Dies At 81 Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' Creator, Dies At 81
- July 29, 2016

Marshall developed and produced an adaptation of Neil Simon's play " The Odd Couple " in 1970 for ABC. In January 1979, Marshall had three of the top five comedies on the air with " Happy Days ", which ran from 1974-84; "Laverne & Shirley" (1976-83), which starred Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, and "Mork & Mindy" (1978-82) with newcomer Robin Williams. (more...)
'Kabali' mints over Rs 200 crore worldwide; Rajinikanth thanks fans 'Kabali' mints over Rs 200 crore worldwide; Rajinikanth thanks fans
- July 29, 2016

Movie is made with a budget of Rs. 100 crore . #Kabali Fri 5.20 cr, Sat 6.20 cr, Sun 7.75 cr. In North America the film collected a robust $5 million in its opening weekend. Kabali opened with 30% occupancy rate on the 7 day. Very soon movie will complete its first week at the box office. With the film going great guns, it wouldn't be a surprise if it manages to break the record for highest overall gross collections now held by Enthiran , which remains the Superstar's highest earning ... (more...)
'Pokemon GO' where to find Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres; tips to catch Pikachu
- July 29, 2016

The Pokemon GO official website states that the game will launch in Russian Federation "soon". But why has nobody found a Ditto yet? Last weekend, however, Niantic's John Hanke told a San Diego Comic-Con attendants that there were still Easter eggs within Pokemon GO that nobody has found. (more...)
Tyler Hoechlin Suits Up As Superman For 'Supergirl' Tyler Hoechlin Suits Up As Superman For 'Supergirl'
- July 29, 2016

After previously appearing on the program exclusively via word of mouth and some quick flashes, Superman - Supergirl's older, more famous hero cousin - will finally show up in the flesh for a short stint. The image shows Tyler Hoechlin as the Man of Steel paired with his cousin, Kara Danvers, played by Melissa Benoist. Supergirl airs at 8/7c p.m. (more...)
Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years
- July 29, 2016

Mary J. married Kendu in a lavish ceremony at her Bergen County, New Jersey home. Blige apparently hasn't yet locked down a date for the official separation, but she did cite " irreconcilable differences " as the reason for divorce . "And you have to respect each other's space". Blige (L) and Kendu Isaacs attend the 24th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on February 28, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (more...)
Babylon 5 actor Jerry Doyle dies aged 60 Babylon 5 actor Jerry Doyle dies aged 60
- July 29, 2016

Metropolitan Police Department officer Laura Meltzer said the death didn't appear suspicious. Clark County coroner John Fudenberg said Thursday that an autopsy was scheduled, and it will take several weeks and toxicology tests to determine a cause of death. (more...)
Idina Menzel to play Bette Midler's Beaches role for Lifetime Idina Menzel to play Bette Midler's Beaches role for Lifetime
- July 29, 2016

Beaches is a classic weepy from 1981, which stars Bette Middler and Barbara Hershey as lifelong best friends who go through life's ups and downs together. Allison Anders ( Ring of Fire ) will direct the script by Bart Barker and Nikole Beckwith. It's directed by Garry Marshall, who passed away last week at the age of 81. (more...)
'Gilmore Girls' release date on Netflix set for November 25, 2016
- July 29, 2016

In what seems like a flawless pairing of actor and show, Doctor Who's River Song and Arrow's occasional Dinah Lance has nabbed a role in Netflix's revival of the fast-talking, sassy and family-oriented comedy drama. Welcome back to Stars Hollow! "There will always be some fans who are unhappy, but I think they'll be pleased with it", the "Supernatural" actor said, referring to Rory's romantic path in this installment. (more...)
Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton
- July 28, 2016

Biden's comments came Tuesday during an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia . Trump in turn said that US Vice-President Biden's statements didn't make any sens to him. Inside, it was all about the Clintons. Some supporters of Clinton's primary rival, Bernie Sanders , continued to voice their displeasure with the pick, but there was nothing they could do to take the nomination away from Clinton. (more...)
Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage
- July 28, 2016

But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes-Batman, Wonder Woman , Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash-it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. Will Smith appeared to be having the most fun, joking with fans and telling the hall: "This is not a movie about good versus evil". It wasn't all comic books and superheroes in the studio presentation, though. (more...)
Beyonce, Adele, Kanye West earn top nominations at MTV VMAs
- July 28, 2016

The video, which also features models of Bill Cosby, Donald Trump, Rihanna and Chris Brown, among other celebrities, accompanies the song that is the subject of the recent public feud between Swift and West. Though the awards ceremony has taken place in New York City several times since its inaugural 1984 broadcast, the 2016 VMAs will mark the first time MTV hands out Moonmen at MSG. (more...)
Star Trek Beyond Triples Grosses Of Its Fellow Releases, Box Office Reports
- July 28, 2016

Yet even as Star Trek Beyond won the weekend, the result was less-than-ideal for Viacom's (VIAB) Paramount Studios, which has the thinnest film slates for this summer among Hollywood's largest six studios and is relying on the success of Beyond to sustain operations for the near term. (more...)
UK PM May to visit Germany for Brexit talks with Merkel
- July 28, 2016

Merkel and many British and European Union politicians have urged London to hasten its move to end its more than 40-year European Union membership so as to minimize the uncertainty caused by last month's vote. Commentators have drawn comparisons between Merkel and May: both pastors' daughters with low-profile husbands, no children and a love of Alpine hiking, who rose to become leaders of centre-right parties. (more...)
Donald Trump to give biggest speech of his life
- July 28, 2016

So did the slashing hand gestures, the stern shouting and emotion, the signature issues (trade, immigration, law and order), and the nearly apocalyptic portrayal of state of the nation. "No big deal!" Trump tweeted afterward about Cruz's speech. So far Cleveland hasn't seen many disruptions or arrests - at least nothing close to 500,000 protestors in the streets and 1,000 arrests they anticipated. (more...)
HBO Cancels Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's Project Greenlight
- July 28, 2016

In this July 25, 2016 photo, actor Matt Damon poses for a portrait in Los Angeles to promote his latest film, "Jason Bourne". Honorees Matt Damon and Ben Affleck accept the Guys Of The Decade award onstage during Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (more...)
Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash
- July 28, 2016

Tesla's second Master Plan will be mostly funded by sales of its vehicles, particularly the new electric vehicle Model 3, chief executive Elon Musk said during a soft launch of the enormous "Gigafactory" in Nevada on Tuesday. The NTSB report said that after the Tesla Model S passed under the trailer, it continued for nearly 100 yards before striking a utility pole. Eventually, the roof will be covered in solar panels. (more...)
The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards nominees are …
- July 28, 2016

Swift's zero nominations is a surprising turn of events for the 26-year-old singer, who led the pack of honorees at last year's ceremony with 10 nominations for " Bad Blood .' She went on to win four of them , including the coveted Video Of The Year for her star-studded song". (more...)
Die-hard Sanders' backers divided on backing Clinton
- July 27, 2016

She concluded her remarks, saying, "You will see me every day until November 8 on the campaign trail". The Times reported , "Mrs. Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, argued on ABC's "This Week" that the emails were leaked "by the Russians for the objective of helping Donald Trump citing 'experts" but offering no other evidence". (more...)
Psychic Miss Cleo Passes Away From Cancer
- July 27, 2016

Her rep told TMZ that Miss Cleo was a "pillar of strength" during her battle. Despite the thick Jamaican accent, she was actually born in Los Angeles. In 2002, Harris' psychic character was named in a deceptive advertising settlement with the Federal Trade Commission involving her former company. (more...)
Miley Cyrus sparks marriage rumours with new bling Miley Cyrus sparks marriage rumours with new bling
- July 27, 2016

On Sunday, the 23-year-old singer uploaded an Instagram photo showing herself and a friend lounging at the pool. While - compared to her other statements about Trump - the photo alone might seem tame, its timing isn't exactly ideal. Hemsworth, 26, was dressed down as well, wearing shorts and a button-down top with a T-shirt underneath. The two broke-up for nearly two years before reuniting again. (more...)