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Mad Max Spin-Off ‘Furiosa’ To Star Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth And Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Casting news has been announced for the upcoming “Mad Max” sequel which focuses on the character of Furiosa, who was portrayed by actress Charlize Theron in 2015’s “Mad Max: Fury Road”. Theron will not reprise the role for the new flick, and will instead be played by “Glass” star Anya Taylor-Joy. Taylor-Joy who will portray a younger version of Furiosa in the spin-off. Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will also star in the movie.... [Read Full Story]

Adele Set To Make Debut As Host Of “Saturday Night Night Live” This Weekend

Adele announced over the weekend that she is set to host next week’s episode of Saturday Night Live, on Oct. 24. “Bloooooody hellllll I’m so excited about this!!” Adele wrote on Instagram on Sunday“And also absolutely terrified! My first ever hosting gig and for SNL of all things!!!! I’ve always wanted to do it as a stand alone moment, so that I could roll up my sleeves and fully throw myself into it, but the time has never been right. But if there was ever a time for any of us to jump head first into the deep end with our eyes closed and hope for the best it’s 2020, right?”... [Read Full Story]

Joshua Jackson Replaces Jamie Dornan in Peacock Network’s ‘Dr. Death’ Series

Joshua Jackson has joined Peacock’s Dr. Death series in the title role.  Actor Jamie Dornan had originally been cast as Dr. Christopher Duntsch in the series based on the hit Wondery podcast of the same name, but due to production delays caused by the pandemic, Dornan can no longer make the filming requirements work for his schedule and NBCUniversal had to recast the role. Jackson was announced as the new star of Dr. Death on Monday.... [Read Full Story]

Gal Gadot To Star As Cleopatra In Film From ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot will reteam with director Patty Jenkins to bring Cleopatra back to the big screen. The two have hired “Alexander” and “Shutter Island” writter Laeta Kalogridis to script the project. The biopic is apparently the brainchild of Gadot and her production company Pilot Wave. The project is reportedly on an “accelerated timetable” as studios try to recover from the hits that the film industry has taken due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... [Read Full Story]

Gal Gadot To Star As Cleopatra In Film From ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins will bring Cleopatra back to the big screen once again. The two have teamed up with“Alexander” and “Shutter Island” writer Laeta Kalogridis to script the project. The biopic is apparently the brainchild of Gadot and her production company Pilot Wave. The project is reportedly on an “accelerated timetable” as studios try to recover from the hits that the film industry has taken due to the coronavirus pandemic.... [Read Full Story]

Gal Gadot To Star As Cleopatra In Film From ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins will bring Cleopatra back to the big screen once again. The two have teamed up with“Alexander” and “Shutter Island” writter Laeta Kalogridis to script the project. The biopic is apparently the brainchild of Gadot and her production company Pilot Wave. The project is reportedly on an “accelerated timetable” as studios try to recover from the hits that the film industry has taken due to the coronavirus pandemic.... [Read Full Story]

Gal Gadot To Star As Cleopatra In Film From ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins will bring Cleopatra back to the big screen once again. The two have teamed up with“Alexander” and “Shutter Island” writer Laeta Kalogridis to script the project. The biopic is apparently the brainchild of Gadot and her production company Pilot Wave. The project is reportedly on an “accelerated timetable” as studios try to recover from the hits that the film industry has taken due to the coronavirus pandemic.... [Read Full Story]

Larry David Marries Longtime Girlfriend Ashley Underwood In Private Wedding

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” star and creator Larry David married girlfriend Ashley Underwood in a ceremony in Southern California last week. David and Underwood were introduced by actress Isla Fisher and her husband, actor Sacha Baron Cohen, at a birthday party for Cohen in 2017. Underwood was a producer of Cohen’s 2018 Showtime series “Who Is America?”... [Read Full Story]

Eboni K. Williams Joins ‘The Real Housewives of New York’ As First Black Cast Member

Eboni K. Williams has joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of New York City.”  Williams, an attorney and the television host/executive producer of Revolt Black News, is the first black cast member in the history of the program. Williams, 37, will join returning cast members Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Leah McSweeney, and Sonja Morgan for Season 13 of the reality series. The news was confirmed by Bravo.... [Read Full Story]

Netflix Indicted In Texas Over Controversial French Film “Cuties”

Netflix Inc. has been indicted by a grand jury in a Texas county on the charge of promoting lewd visuals of a child in the French film Cuties.  The Texas House of Representative tweeted a copy of a document stating that a grand jury has indicted Netflix for “promotion of lewd visual material depicting child.” The indictment also alleges that the promotion of the film was “authorized or recklessly tolerated by” Netflix Co-CEO and Chairman Reed Hastings and Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.... [Read Full Story]

Netflix’s ‘GLOW’ Season 4 Cancelled Due To Pandemic

Netflix dropped the surprise announcement that it has cancelled its Emmy-nominated comedy “GLOW.”  The series had previously been renewed for a fourth season, and had already gone into production before the COVID-19 pandemic halted its progress. A Netflix spokesperson said in a statement: “We’ve made the difficult decision not to do a fourth season of GLOW due to COVID, which makes shooting this physically intimate show with its large ensemble cast especially challenging.” ... [Read Full Story]

Release Of Latest James Bond Film “No Time to Die” Pushed Back Until 2021

The latest James Bond film No Time to Die has been delayed once again, and is now scheduled for an April 2nd, 2021 release. Daniel Craig’s fifth and final mission as 007was originally expected to premiere in the US on April 10th, but was delayed in the early days of the pandemic, setting a new date of November 20th. However, with major markets like Los Angeles and New York still in various stages of lockdown,, MGM has postponed the movie once again.... [Read Full Story]