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Kevin Spacey cast in first film since sexual assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been cast in his first film role since sexual misconduct allegations against him emerged in late 2017.  Spacey is set to star opposite Vanessa Redgrave in “L’uomo Che Disegno Dio” (translated to “The Man Who Drew God” in English), directed by her husband Franco Nero.  Nero is best known as an actor in films like “Django Unchained,” “Die Hard 2,” and “John Wick: Chapter 2.”  The film is reportedly about a blind artist who acquires a godlike ability to draw portraits of people based on only hearing their voices, skyrocketing him to fame. Spacey will appear in a small role in the movie as a police detective, while Redgrave will be making a cameo as a piano teacher. Read full article >>

Olivia Rodrigo’s new single “Good 4 U” hits No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo’s new single “Good 4 U” has hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, the second No 1 hit for the singer following her breakout single, “Drivers License.”  Both songs are taken off Rodrigo’s debut album “Sour,” and the artist celebrated the big news on Instagram, posting: “GOOD 4 U IS NUMBER ONE!!!!!!!! IM SO HAPPY AHHHHHH!!!!!” 
Rodrigo was previously known for her role as Paige Olvera on the Disney series “Bizaardvark,” and Nina Salazar-Roberts on Disney’s “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.” Drivers License holds the record of having  the biggest first week debut on Spotify, and the song has been certified triple platinum.

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Do you love your garden so much that you wish you could take it with you….in your car??

Marvel drops the first trailer for upcoming film “Eternals”starring Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek

Marvel debuted the teaser trailer for the upcoming film, “The Eternals.” The movie marks the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first movie in the franchise since “Spider-Man: Far From Home” dropped in 2019. “Eternals” is the first major Hollywood film from Academy Award-winner Chloé Zhao, whose film “Nomadland” won both best picture and best director at the 2021 Oscars. Read full article >>

Timothee Chalamet to play young Willy Wonka in prequel film ‘Wonka’

Timothee Chalamet has been tapped to portray a young Willy Wonka in an upcoming prequel film from Warner Bros. titled Wonka. The musical will explore the fictional candy maker from Roald Dahl’s book before he opens up his signature chocolate factory. Gene Wilder portrayed Willy Wonka in 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and then Johnny Depp then portrayed the character in director Tim Burton’s 2005 version, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Read full article >>

“Spiral: From the Book of Saw” tops North American box office for 2nd weekend in a row

“Spiral: From the Book of Saw,” the ninth and latest film in the Saw series, was once again No. 1 at the weekend box office with an estimated 4.55 million in earning during its second weekend of release. The Lionsgate’s R-rated film has grossed 15.82 million dollars in North America in 10 days after its initial release, pushing the franchise’s total to over 1 billion dollars at global box office. Read full article >>

Miley Cyrus inks development deal with NBC Universal, including three specials

Miley Cyrus has signed a talent and development deal with NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, which includes a first-look arrangement between Cyrus’ production company Hopetown Entertainment (which she runs with her mother and manager Tish Cyrus). Hopetown will develop scripted and unscripted projects for the NBCU outlets including NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA and Peacock. Cyrus may serve as a producer, performer and/or host on any number of network, cable, streaming and syndication programs. Read full article >>

Billboard Music Awards: See The Full List Of Winners

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards were held on Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, hosted by Nick Jonas.  The Weeknd was the big winner of the evening, taking home the night’s biggest prize, Top Artist.The late Pop Smoke won Top Billboard 200 album for his project Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon. Pop Smoke’s mother accepted the award on his behalf and paid homage to her son.
Machine Gun Kelly won Top Rock Artist. The annual awards show announced a handful of winners before the live event, including The Weeknd winning Top Male Artist and Taylor Swift winning Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist. BTS took home Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist and Top Social Artist. Pop Smoke won Top New Artist and Drake won Top Streaming Songs Artist.

Drake was honored with the Artist of the Decade Award, and Pink with the Icon Award. Pink took the stage and performed a number of her hit songs, including “All I know So Far,” “So What,” “Who Knew,” and “Cover Me in Sunshine” alongside her 9-year-old daughter Willow Sage Hart. Read full article >>

HBO Max drops ‘Friends’ reunion trailer

HBO Max has dropped the first trailer for the upcoming and unscripted Friends: The Reunion special. Cast members Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer return to the show’s iconic New York apartment and fountain in the video clip released on Wednesday. The cast also have a table read with James Corden to discuss topics — such as whether or not Aniston’s Rachel Green and Schwimmer’s Ross Geller were ‘on a break.’ Read full article >>

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