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That Divergent TV show is in development at Starz

Now in its early stages of production, the series is being written by Adam Cozad (" Tarzan ") who will also executive produce along with director Lee Toland Krieger (" The Age of Adaline "). "We all signed on in hopes that it'd be released in theaters; whereas reconfiguring it as a lower-budgeted TV project presents "a different set of circumstances, '" he told The Hollywood Reporter ".

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Robert Pattinson refused to film sex act with dog for 'Good Time'

But that part of Good Time will absolutely be forgotten after you hear about this other part of Good Time , which Robert recounted during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live . And there's this one scene, which we shot... that's basically, there's a drug dealer who bursts into the room, and I was sleeping with the dog... and basically giving the dog a handj*b.

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Cornell's Daughter Honors Father, Chester Bennington in Song

Toni showed up on Good Morning America to sing "Hallelujah" with One Republic lead singer Ryan Tedder . The youngster, Chris' daughter with his widow Vicky, wore her heart on her sleeve by taking to the stage in a white and silver Soundgarden top in memory of her dad.

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Karate Kid sequel series reuniting Ralph Macchio, William Zabka

Miyagi (the late Pat Morita ). Josh Heald ( Hot Tub Time Machine ) and Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg ( Harold and Kumar ) will write and executive produce Cobra Kai . Daniels added that "all the elements you look for in a strong show", including heart, laughs, and drama, were present in the pitch. "If The Karate Kid was Daniel's story, Cobra Kai is equal parts Daniel and Johnny's story", Macchio told THR .

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HBO Victim of Massive Cyberattack

The hackers claimed to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from the company, which they plan to keep releasing in future batches. But a new story out of The Hollywood Reporter details just how potentially consequential the large-scale hack really could be.

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Trump tweets about Obamas vacations show a double standard

Now, the man who once asked "What's the point?" of taking vacations is heading to his Bedminster golf course in New Jersey for a 17-day getaway, according to the Associated Press . It appears Trump actually hates the presidential residence. In a Wednesday night tweet, he called his presidential residence "one of the most attractive buildings" he has ever seen.

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Episode 4 Will Involve The Tastiest Game Of Thrones Character Reunion Yet

Littlefinger warned Sansa she should be thinking about everything happening everywhere, all at once; wonder if he takes his own advice, because, you in danger, boy . Since we're way off book at this point, how this will all work out for Theon is quite unclear, but I for one, would like to see him redeem himself again .

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HBO responds to Game of Thrones cyber attack

In April 2015, the first four episodes of Game of Thrones season five were leaked , spoiling the provider's plan for simultaneous premiere access across 170 countries. According to Entertainment Weekly , in an email sent from HBO staff chairman Richard Plepler reassured its employees that their email system was not likely compromised as part of a cyber attack on the company.

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Lollapalooza Got Rained The Fuck Out And Poor Lorde Is Heartbroken

The US festival issued a statement saying the rest of the night's performances were cancelled. "They've told us we can't play". In one tweet, she wrote she had the most spectacular show planned for her fans. Following the decision, Lorde took to her Twitter page to apologise to fans and promise that she would make it up to them if at all possible. In another tweet, the 20-year-old singer said she was "gutted" and pointed out what a "melodrama*" the whole thing was.

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George and Amal Clooney are sending 3000 Syrian refugees to school

In a statement , the Clooneys said "Thousands of young Syrian refugees are at risk - the risk of never being a productive part of society". These schools will help an estimated 3000 refugees to get the education that they need to succeed in the world.

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Dave Chappelle: I didn't want to give Trump a chance

Pointing out that we're deeper into it now, Colbert asks Chappelle if he still feels we need to give Trump a chance - or if we've already given him enough chances at this point. He's a polarizing dude. "He's like a bad DJ at a good party", Chappelle said. Chappelle, however, said he was trying to contextualize the election.

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Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor

A security company that HBO hired to scrub the search results for data coming from the hack told Google that the hackers stole "thousands of Home Box Office (HBO) internal company documents". In an email to HBO staff Wednesday, CEO Richard Plepler said the company's email system likely was not affected in Monday's hacking of the cable network.

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Transcripts Reveal Trump's 'Crazy' Approach to Diplomacy

In our almost six decades of working at the State Department, it's our assessment that leaks generally fall into four categories: personal, political, bureaucratic and authorized. - Trump to Peña Nieto. For his part, Nieto remains firm throughout on his resistance to Trump's press pleadings. It's striking how quickly the tone of the conversation with both leaders escalated, largely because of Trump's aggressiveness, impatience and inability to have his own way.

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Vanity Fair stands by Angelina Jolie feature, despite star's opposition

The children were also asked to pretend they had been caught and had to come up with a lie. The actress also said that the "suggestion that real money was taken from a child during an audition is false and upsetting ". I saw this on the BBC and was lost for words really... They kind of said, "Oh, a camera's coming up and we want to play a game with you". Think of something that you need that money for.' Sometimes it was money, sometimes it was a cookie.

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Olenna on 'Game of Thrones': The Best Memes, Tweets, and Reactions

What I love about this scene is you're reading it and from one sentence to the next you don't know what's going to happen - how Cersei is going to treat her victim". She even managed to pull a string or two of her own in garnering an easier death than she might have deserved. "Are you going to kill them all, by yourself?" And Bernadette has not only seen a lot, she's outlasted some of the cleverest players in the game.

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CBS Is Being Confronted About Its Lack Of Diversity Yet Again

ONE "diverse character' in EACH show, guys. So we are absolutely moving in the right direction". Over the last few years, diverse series regulars are up nearly 60 percent. CBS is also looking for more diversity in its casting department. When pressed that the network's glacial change in terms of inclusivity and representation has let it get bypassed by almost every other network, Kahl said: "We can debate or have a discussion about the pace of the change, but there is change happening on ...

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Will & Grace to completely ignore that the finale ever happened

In the August 11 issue of Entertainment Weekly , the "Will & Grace " creative team revealed that the reboot would forgo the plot points of the series finale altogether. Garcetti gave the cast and crew a commemorative certificate and paid homage to the show, saying, "When you think back to when the show started, think about what we didn't have".

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The Cali Cartel Rises to Bloody Power in 'Narcos' Season 3 — TRAILER

Namely, more guns, more drugs, more unbelievable 90s fashion, and a slew of healthy mustaches on some of your faves, including Pedro Pascal . That's a resounding vote of confidence for a show that is now beginning to mosey into uncharted territory, but as today's all-new trailer reveals, Pedro Pascal's DEA agent Javier Peña is back, and he has the Cali Cartel firmly between his crosshairs.

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Sylvester Stallone Will Be in This Is Us Season Two

The second season of This Is Us will resume the now-fractured story of Jack ( Milo Ventimiglia ) and Rebecca ( Mandy Moore ) after the latter asked the former to move out of the house, at least temporarily. "He pushed this stranger on me, and that stranger became my son, and that stranger became life, he became you". We'd say that Fogelman has an impossibly high mountain to climb with this one, but he's managed to write himself out of much worse.

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Ramona Singer Is 'So Sad' for Luann de Lesseps After Announcing Divorce

She mentioned that the two still "care for each other very much" and that she is hoping people can "respect [their] privacy during this sad time". It was reported last month that the two got into a physical argument in a NY restaurant, which ended with Luann slapping her husband.

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'Star Wars' Virtual Reality experience coming to Downtown Disney

It's going to be an incredible feat to bring the two together, though if The Void's work on that Ghostbusters experience is anything to go by, then it's probably safe to say that the project is in the right hands. ILMxLAB develops experiences for virtual reality, augmented/mixed reality, real-time cinema, theme park entertainment and narrative-based experiences for future platforms.

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'Game of Thrones': How Will Melisandre Meet Her End?

Once this was done, she told Varys about her next plan. The Game of Thrones scene between Varys and Melisandre in "The Queen's Justice" was too cryptic that fans were not able to catch this particular detail that talks about a character's death.

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Suge Knight Indicted For Making Death Threats Against Director F. Gary Gray

Knight has previously been accused of murdering a former business associate named Terry Carter near the set of Straight Outta Compton in January 2015, five months after the alleged threat to Gray. In 2008, Knight sued Kanye West and his team in regards to a shooting which took place at West's pre-VMA party in August 2005. It's just the latest legal incident involving Knight.

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'Dukes of Hazzard' star Tom Wopat arrested for indecent assault, battery

Police later arrested Wopat, 65, pulling him over in his Ford Bronco after actively searching for his whereabouts. According to the Reagle Music Theatre , " 42nd Street " is opening Thursday afternoon and is scheduled to run through August 13.

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Eminem Joins Circle Of Producers For Battle-Rap Comedy 'Bodied'

The film is billed as an " exploration of the world's most artistically brutal sport " with a satirical take on race relations in the United States, and the first look certainly pulls no punches. Kahn has helmed music videos for the likes of U2, Lady Gaga and more. If you're not familiar with those names (which you should be before you see this film), other stars like Debra Wilson, Charlamagne tha God , and Anthony Michael Hall have signed on to appear in the movie.

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'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Episode 4 'Spoils of War' Photos Revealed

Oh, Theon . It was going so well for Game of Thrones' foremost Greyjoy, the former Bolton slave appearing to have quelled his cowardly tendencies with a leading role in Daenerys' invading fleet. At the 23-second mark in the trailer , you can pick out Ned Stark's youngest daughter riding on her horse through the snow with Winterfell looming in the distance.

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Death Wish Trailer: Bruce Willis Unleashes Vengeance and One-Liners

Given the virtually everything is being rebooted now, it was only at matter of time before someone took a crack at the Death Wish series of films. In 1974, a movie named Death Wish , starring Charles Bronson , was released. The cast also consists of names such as Elisabeth Shue ( Leaving Las Vegas ), Dean Norris ( Breaking Bad ), Jack Kesy ( Deadpool 2 ), Beau Knapp ( The Nice Guys ), Kimberly Elise ( Dope ), Mike Epps ( Survivor's Remorse ), Kirby Bliss Blanton ( Tell Me How I ...

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Baltimore County

A flash flood watch has been issued for several counties in MA ahead of afternoon storms expected to impact the region. The warning area includes I-89 between mile markers 6 and 22, and I-93 between mile markers 41 and 56. Alpine received over 1.5 inches of rain, exceeding the prior August 1 record of 0.11 inches recorded in 1992, the NWS said. The high humidity and temperatures are expected to continue on Thursday with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and ...

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SRK, Anushka Sharma visit Varanasi to promote Jab Harry Met Sejal

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has always been famous for his quintessential lover boy image that comes as the legendary Raj and/or Rahul, spreading his arms, in most of his films. Will Imtiaz deliver his best with Jab harry Met Sejal? Sharing his experience of the visit, Shah Rukh Khan replied, "Thank u UP tourism". On the other hand, Anushka played a friendly ghost Shashi in her last production venture Phillauri that also tanked at the Box Office.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to play Scar in The Lion King reboot

Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King could be adding another famous name to its already impressive cast. Ejiofor, who played a subdued but ferocious villain in Joss Whedon's Serenity (the film continuation of his ill-fated TV sci-fi western Firefly ), seems like a solid casting choice to be a new version of Scar.

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Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' cast announced

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music & arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions & magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe.

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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar admitted to Hospital

The yesteryear superstar had been running fever for the past two days. The actor's niece, Shaheen, posted a photo from inside the hospital with Dilip Kumar seated along with his family, including wife Saira Bano. Kumar has acted in over 65 films in his career spanning over six decades and is known for his iconic roles in movies like Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Kranti (1981), and Karma (1986).

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Bangladesh signs deal to buy 1 mln tons of rice from Cambodia

Developing countries are popular for surrogacy because costs are much lower than in nations such as the United States and Australia , where surrogate services are around $150,000. Two Cambodians said to have worked with her, Samrith Chakriy and Penh Rithy, were also found guilty and jailed over similar charges. The Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh did not reply to a Reuters request for comment.

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Cosby Defense Lawyer Asks to Withdraw From Case

One of Bill Cosby's lead defense attorneys has filed paperwork seeking to withdraw from the criminal case ahead of a planned retrial later this year, according to court documents. Wyatt has been Cosby's spokesman for a long time, since early 2015 in fact, after his longtime publicist quit not long after the allegations came out that Bill had been drugging and raping women since the 1960's.

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All-star guest roster sings in New 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' trailer

Creating Carpool Karaoke: The Series is actually a pretty smart move by Apple. The show is a spin-off of the popular segment on James Corden's Late Late Show , which sees celebrities driving around and singing with each other. Based on the viral segment from CBS' The Late Late Show , this version won't only feature James Corden in the driver's seat. The trailer, set to Willie Nelson's "On the Road Again," reveals some interesting match-ups, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica ...


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