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“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Tops Weekend Box Office To Hit $600M Globally

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is at the top of the box office againthis weekend. The J.J. Abrams-directed final installment in the Star Wars Skywalker saga dominated the Christmas Day box office with $32 million, earning the film the honor of having the second-best Christmas Day box office total behind 2015’s Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. ... [Read Full Story]

Harry Styles Sophomore Album ”Fine Line’ Debuts At No. 1

Former “One Direction” star Harry Style’s sophomore album, Fine Line, hit number one on the Billboard 200 chart this week. According to Billboard, “it marks the biggest week for a pop album by a male artist in over four years.” It’s the second highest debut in the chart’s history, beating Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding.” The chart is based on album units sold both digitally and physical album sales, song sales and audio streams. Styles also landed number one on the Rolling Stone Top 200 Albums Chart.... [Read Full Story]

Hilarie Burton Says She Left Hallmark Film After Demands For Inclusivity Were Ignored

Actress Hilarie Burton has chimed in with her thoughts on the Hallmark Channel’s since-rescinded decision to scrap ads depicting a same-sex wedding, by raising claims of her own. Best known for playing Peyton Sawyer on “One Tree Hill,” Burton has appeared in a number of Hallmark’s original films over the years, including 2012’s “Naughty or Nice” and 2013’s “Christmas on the Bayou.” However, she said she was dismissed from one of the network’s projects last January because she demanded more “diverse casting.” ... [Read Full Story]

“A Quiet Place Part II” Releases First Footage With Emily Blunt

Last weekend, a teaser for the sequel to “A Quiet Place,” directed by John Krasinski, screened in theaters ahead of showings of Black Christmas. The preview for A Quiet Place Part II was brief, showing a scene in which the lead character, Evelyn Abbott (played by Emily Blunt) leads her children along a trail of sand until it ends and they realize that they have to keep going. That teaser is now online, with the promise of a full-length trailer to be released on New Year’s Day.... [Read Full Story]

Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired From “American Gods” By New Showrunner

Orlando Jones says he was let go from the Starz series American Gods and will not reprise his role of Mr. Nancy in the upcoming third season.  The 51-year-old Jones is claiming the new showrunner, Charles Eglee, thinks his “angry” character sends the “wrong message for black America.”  The cable channel, production company Fremantle and Eglee have not responded the actor’s remarks, made in text posts and in a video message on Twitter.... [Read Full Story]

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer Is Released Featuring Gal Gadot And Chris Pine

The trailer for “Wonder Woman 1984” was released, and the first look at the highly anticipated follow-up to “Wonder Woman” shows Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) reuniting with her love, Steve Trevor, played by Chris Pine. This might have come as a surprise to many as Trevor’s plane blew up in the first film, which was set during World War I, decades before. ... [Read Full Story]