At The Movies
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Dwayne
Johnson), a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic
Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Jason
Statham), a former British military elite
operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo
have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried
to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically
enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of
an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity
forever, and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6
agent (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who
just happens to be Shaw’s sister, these two sworn
enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only
guy who might be badder than themselves.
Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free spirited journalist
who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most
influential women in the world, a smart, sophisticated and accomplished
politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into Charlotte (Charlize
Theron), he soon realizes that she was his former baby sitter and childhood
crush. When Charlotte decides to make a run for the presidency, she impulsively
hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisers.
According to Rachel Weisz, Scarlett Johansson's
Natasha Romanoff won’t be the only assassin named Black Widow in
Marvel’s upcoming Black Widow solo film. While talking to IGN
at Comic-Con, the actress revealed that her character is also a Black
Widow as well as Florence Pugh's character and more.
A jury unanimously ruled that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit single Dark
Horse improperly copied Christian rapper Flame’s 2009 song
Joyful Noise. The nine member federal jury in a Los Angeles
determined that Perry and her co-writers and producers will owe unspecified
damages for copyright infringement.
Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino is in
negotiations to direct Warner Bros.’ latest adaptation of
William Golding’s classic novel Lord of the
Netflix has renewed YA series Trinkets for a second and final
season, with Sarah Goldfinger (Charmed) joining as new
showrunner, for premiere in 2020. Based on Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith‘s
young adult novel, and written by Amy Andelson, Emily
Meyer and Smith, Trinkets centers on three teenage girls from different
corners of the high school cafeteria.
Reports reveal an I Know What You Did Last Summer TV series is currently
in the works at Amazon, and filmmaker James Wan will be
producing the project.
Days of Our Lives: The Digital Series will star Billy Flynn
and Kate Mansi as Chad and Abigail from the broadcast series. A
popular couple on the show, they left the fictional town of Salem, where the
series is set, to reconnect in Paris and have been off the broadcast show for
Country Joe McDonald and former Lovin’ Spoonful
frontman John Sebastian will no longer play the beleaguered
Woodstock 50, five decades after both musicians performed at the
original 1969 festival. The songwriters were originally attached to the event,
once set for August 16th through 18th near the original site in upstate New
York, but have confirmed they won’t participate if organizers successfully
re-stage the fest next month at Merriweather Post Pavilion
in Columbia, Maryland.
Taryn Manning is speaking out and clearing the air. After sharing
a concerning message on Instagram last week, the actress returned to the
social media site to explain what had happened. "My account was so epically
hacked," she wrote to her 1 million followers. "I am back in and I am sorry."
Tarek El Moussa's love life is getting a major renovation.
The Flip or Flop personality's rumored new romance with
Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young, who he
was recently spotted spending time with, is in full bloom.