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Mick Jagger Expecting 8th Child at Age 72: Hollywood's Oldest New Dads

15 July 2016 7:31 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Congratulations are in order for Mick Jagger! The Rolling Stones front man, 72, is expecting his eighth child with girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 29, a spokesman for the rocker confirmed. Jagger already has seven other kids, whose ages range from 17-45. He also became a great-grandfather last year when his granddaughter, Assisi Jackson, gave birth to a baby girl. Although Jagger's family addition might come as a surprise given his age, it's hardly the first time a male celebrity has become a dad later in life. Steve Martin became a first-time dad in 2013 when he was 67 years old. He and his wife, Anne Stringfield, kept the birth very secret, and even to this day don't share too many details about their »

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Class of 1986: Somewhere That’s Green: Why Little Shop Of Horrors is Still One of the Greatest Movie Musicals Ever Made

14 July 2016 5:19 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

I fell in love with Frank Oz’s Little Shop of Horrors before I even saw a single frame of the film in December 1986. My mom’s boyfriend at the time worked for the Warner Bros. distribution center in Illinois, and sometime in the fall, he brought home an advanced copy of the soundtrack to Oz’s adaptation of the popular off-Broadway show, which of course was originally based on Roger Corman’s 1960 horror movie that featured performances from the likes of Dick Miller and Jack Nicholson.

And as I spent countless hours laying on my bedroom floor, humming along to the different songs (and singing the swear words whenever I thought I could get away with it), Little Shop of Horrors transported me to a place where underdogs could overcome the odds, alien plants could sing and craved human blood, and Steve Martin was a demented motorcycle-riding dentist addicted »

- Heather Wixson

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Melissa McCarthy Reveals the One Movie She Can't View in Public: My Reactions 'Make People Nervous'

14 July 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Steer clear of Melissa McCarthy when Planes, Trains and Automobiles is on - the funnylady says her love of the 1987 movie might make bystanders uncomfortable. Playing a rapid-fire Q&A session known as the Cagle Exercise, McCarthy reveals to People and Entertainment Weekly editorial director Jess Cagle during their latest sit-down that the dramedy - which stars Steve Martin and John Candy - is the movie that always makes her laugh. "It's my favorite movie," the 45-year-old says. "I can't watch it in public because I laugh so hard, and then I cry so hard that people are like, 'Oh, »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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A celebration of disembodied brains and heads in the movies

13 July 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Jul 14, 2016

We take a look at some of the most memorable and freaky floating brains and flying heads in the history of cinema...

Nb: The following contains spoilers for The Brain From The Planet Arous and Prometheus.

For some reason we've yet to discover, cinema has, for decades, been home to all manner of sentient, disembodied heads and floating brains. Note that we’re not talking about decapitations here - though goodness knows that cinema is home to plenty of those, from Japanese samurai epics to modern slasher horrors.

No, we’re talking about movies where heads and brains remain sentient even when they’re stuffed into jars or colossal things made of stone. Sometimes used for comedic effect, at other times for shock value, they’re a surprisingly common phenomenon in the movies. Here, we celebrate a few of our absolute favourites - though you’re sure »

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Maya & Marty Finale: Best and Worst Sketches With Emma Stone, Kelly Ripa

12 July 2016 8:39 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Maya & Marty came to a star-studded close on Tuesday with a season finale featuring Emma Stone, Kelly Ripa, Steve Martin and Sean Hayes.

RelatedSeth Meyers Taking Late Night Live After Republican National Convention

The sixth and final episode of its limited summer run included sketches involving ghostly interns, gay detectives and tooty-fruity headwear. The hour also contained perhaps the ickiest Jiminy Glick interview of all time.

Before closing up shop altogether, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph were joined by featured players Kenan Thompson and Mikey Day for a song-and-dance number aptly titled “We Did This Together.” The performance served »

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Watch: Jennifer Lopez & Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform NYC Tribute to Orlando Shooting Victims

11 July 2016 8:08 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda turned tragedy into something positive last week by releasing “Love Make the World Go Round,” a tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting and their families.

On Monday, Lopez and Miranda performed the song live for the first time in front of an audience at NBC’s “Today.” The performance was attended by 50 survivors and family members of the Orlando shooting. “The world needs this right now — the world really needs the message of love being the answer,” Lopez said. “That’s what really matters and that’s what makes the world go ’round, and nothing else. Hate, anger — it’s not going to get us anywhere.”

Monday marked the second day of Miranda’s post-“Hamilton” career. The star and creator of the hit musical turned out his final performance on Saturday night. Javier Muñoz takes over for Miranda starting Monday. “Hamilton” earned »

- Graham Winfrey

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Watch: Tom Hanks Can't Help but Laugh in These Outtakes from His Maya & Marty Astronaut Sketch

11 July 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tom Hanks is headed off to space - well, after he catches up on Chicago Fire and grabs Burger King, that is. In a hilarious sketch from the May premiere of Maya & Marty - NBC's new sketch show starring Maya Rudolph and Martin Short - Hanks played a less-than-honest astronaut. Even funnier, though? The skit's outtakes. From breaking props to unexpected background noise and flubbed lines, Hanks, Rudolph and Short can't keep it together. Related Video: What Do James Brolin and Tom Hanks Have in Common? A Son...Well, Sort Of The Maya & Marty season finale airs Tuesday, July 12 at 10 p. »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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TVLine Items: Andre Royo Is Sammy Davis Jr., Chrisley Renewed and More

7 July 2016 1:53 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Andre Royo better get his singing voice ready. The Wire alum will guest-star on Season 4 of Showtime’s Masters of Sex as Sammy Davis Jr.

Masters and Johnson (played by Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan) will meet Sammy after he performs on Playboy After Dark, which the late entertainer did actually appear on in the late 1960s.

RelatedMasters of Sex Taps David Walton for Major Recurring Role in Season 4

Masters of Sex is set to return on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 10/9c. Variety was the first to report the news of Royo’s casting.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? »

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Find Out About Kelly Ripa's New Primetime Gig

7 July 2016 10:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article previously appeared on EW.com.The season finale of Maya & Marty will feature a healthy dose of Kelly & Emma. Kelly Ripa and Emma Stone will guest-star on the July 12 episode of Maya Rudolph and Martin Short's sketch comedy, People and Entertainment Weekly have learned.Ripa, 45, appears in an edition of Short's "Jiminy Glick's Celebrity Sensations," which earlier this week put Jerry Seinfeld in the Q&A hot seat. Also popping up are Steve Martin and Sean Hayes, who appeared in earlier episodes this season. The show, which airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. Et on NBC, »

- DAN SNIERSON, @DANSNIERSON

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Maya & Marty: Best and Worst Sketches With Amy Poehler, Will Forte, Seinfeld

5 July 2016 8:48 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Maya & Marty on Tuesday was pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty good just Ok.

The penultimate hour of the Peacock’s variety experiment featured Jerry Seinfeld’s sit-down with Jiminy Glick and Martin Short doing his (best?) Larry David impersonation. (Fun fact: This evening marks the 27th anniversary of Seinfeld, so it was quite fitting that the comedian put in an appearance on his former network.)

RelatedNBC Orders Amy Poehler’s The Baby Pilot, Starring Seann William Scott

Episode 5 also welcomed Maya Rudolph’s fellow Saturday Night Live grads Amy PoehlerWill Forte and Ana Gasteyer in a series of subpar sketches involving steroid-addicted teen olympians, »

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Jenna Fischer & Greg Germann To Star In Steve Martin’s ‘Meteor Shower’ At The Old Globe

5 July 2016 4:36 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Jenna Fischer and Greg Germann have been tapped to star in Meteor Shower, the new comedic play by Steve Martin that will reunite him with San Diego’s The Old Globe. That’s the venue where Martin and Edie Brickell debuted their musical Bright Star, which ended up on Broadway and scored five Tony nominations after its 2015 bow. Meteor Shower revolves around Norm and his wife Corky who invite another couple to their Ojai backyard to watch a meteor shower. As the stars come… »

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Watch: Albert Brooks Resorts to Nefarious Methods to Stream His Films on Netflix

30 June 2016 3:35 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Albert Brooks is probably best known to younger movie fans as Marlin in Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory,” but thanks to a recent deal, Netflix is reminding everyone of the comedian’s long history in film. In a humorous new clip, Brooks announces that Netflix will host seven of his movies starting July 1.

Read More: Louis C.K. & Albert Brooks Co-Writing & Starring In Animated Pilot For FX

The lineup will include “Real Life,” “Defending Your Life,” “Modern Romance,” “Lost in America,” “Mother,” “The Muse” and “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World.” Brooks wrote, directed and stars in each film.

Until now, the movies haven’t been streaming online and were only available for purchase or rental. In the promotional video, Brooks jokes that he may have resorted to unsavory means to secure the deal with Netflix. “I’m not advocating kidnapping in any situation. It is a federal crime, »

- Kate Halliwell

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Watch: Albert Brooks Resorts to Nefarious Methods to Stream His Films on Netflix

30 June 2016 3:35 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Albert Brooks is probably best known to younger movie fans as Marlin in Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory,” but thanks to a recent deal, Netflix is reminding everyone of the comedian’s long history in film. In a humorous new clip, Brooks announces that Netflix will host seven of his movies starting July 1.

Read More: Louis C.K. & Albert Brooks Co-Writing & Starring In Animated Pilot For FX

The lineup will include “Real Life,” “Defending Your Life,” “Modern Romance,” “Lost in America,” “Mother,” “The Muse” and “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World.” Brooks wrote, directed and stars in each film.

Until now, the movies haven’t been streaming online and were only available for purchase or rental. In the promotional video, Brooks jokes that he may have resorted to unsavory means to secure the deal with Netflix. “I’m not advocating kidnapping in any situation. It is a federal crime, »

- Kate Halliwell

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TV News Roundup: Matt Passmore Visits ‘Roadies,’ ‘Harry Potter’ Star Tom Felton Joins ‘The Flash’

30 June 2016 3:07 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showtime has cast Matt Passmore in a guest role on “Roadies;” Harry Potter alum Tom Felton joins Season 3 of “The Flash” as a series regular and more in today’s TV news roundup. 

Casting

Matt Passmore (“The Glades,” “Satisfaction”) will be joining the cast of “Roadies” as a guest-star later this season, Variety has learned exclusively. Passmore will be playing Sean, Taylor Swift’s tour manager and husband to Staton-House manager Shelli, played by Carla Gugino. Passmore will be joining “Roadies” for one episode. The Cameron Crowe drama airs Sundays at 10 p.m on Showtime.

The CW has added Harry Potter alum Tom Felton to Season 3 of “The Flash,” Variety has confirmed. Felton will be starring as Julian Dorn, a CSI at Central City Police Department who suspects there’s more to Barry Allen than his good-guy reputation. “The Flash” Season 3 will premiere October 4 at 8 p.m. on The CW. Felton »

- Maria Cavassuto

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Netflix UK: 25 underappreciated comedies to watch now

29 June 2016 11:14 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mark Harrison Jul 1, 2016

Need a laugh? Here's our guide to 25 comedies that are on Netflix UK now, and are well worth your time...

Putting aside all of the chunter about VPNs and rising subscription costs for a moment, there are more hidden gems to be discovered on Netflix UK than you might expect, and we've been combing through the streaming site's current catalogue to find some of the most underappreciated comedies on offer.

We've come up with this fairly broad selection of films that varies on several fronts. We've picked out a mix of belly laughers and dark comedies, with a couple of dramedies thrown in for good measure. They're not all big Hollywood comedies, but neither are they all films that you're hearing about for the first time, though we've tried to order them according to how well known they may or may not be. What they all have »

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Looking at potential Best Picture contenders

29 June 2016 9:14 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

We’re coming to the very end of June folks. Much like I said last year at the start of July, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions to see what folks like myself think will happen at the end of the year, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know which films will be in contention. To that end, once a week (or maybe twice a week in certain situations) for the next month or so I’ll be running down some of the major contenders in each Oscar category. Basically, the format will have me saying a few words about what/who I feel are the top tier contenders right now in said categories, along with a longer list afterwards of many of the other hopefuls. Consider this a sort of pre awards season cheat sheet for you all. Today I’m beginning with the big one, »

- Joey Magidson

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Jerry Seinfeld Previews Season 8 of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

16 June 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article previously appeared on EW.com.Well before James Corden turned "Carpool Karaoke" into a viral hit, Jerry Seinfeld was mining mobile entertainment for laughs. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, his offbeat, intimate talk show that is conducted in a vintage vehicle (and includes a pit stop for caffeine/foodstuff) returns for an eighth season of ridesharing - and story sharing - between humorists, who have included everyone from Steve Martin to Don Rickles to Tina Fey to Louis C.K. (And let's not forget President Obama.) "It seems all I have to do is sit down »

- DAN SNIERSON, @DANSNIERSON

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Jerry Seinfeld Previews Season 8 of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

16 June 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article previously appeared on EW.com.Well before James Corden turned "Carpool Karaoke" into a viral hit, Jerry Seinfeld was mining mobile entertainment for laughs. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, his offbeat, intimate talk show that is conducted in a vintage vehicle (and includes a pit stop for caffeine/foodstuff) returns for an eighth season of ridesharing - and story sharing - between humorists, who have included everyone from Steve Martin to Don Rickles to Tina Fey to Louis C.K. (And let's not forget President Obama.) "It seems all I have to do is sit down »

- DAN SNIERSON, @DANSNIERSON

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On this day in pop culture history: ‘Batman Forever’ introduced batnipples

16 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It was 21 years ago today that Batman Forever opened in theaters, and batnipples made their debut on the big screen. Director Joel Schumacher is well aware of how controversial adding nipples to the batsuit was, but he was initially surprised by the backlash. Here’s what he told Variety a couple years ago: You introduced nipples to the Batsuit. Were you surprised they became so controversial? Yes, I was like, “Are you kidding me?” I think that will be on my gravestone. It’s how I’ll be remembered. Val Kilmer, replacing Michael Keaton, played the Caped Crusader in this third installment of Tim Burton’s Batman series. Though not as maligned as the follow-up, Batman and Robin, Batman Forever didn’t win over critics like Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight later would — but that didn’t stop it from being a behemoth at the box office. Batman Forever was the second highest grossing film of 1995, behind only Toy Story. It broke Jurassic Park’s record for highest opening weekend gross of all time. Other notable June 16 happenings in pop culture history: • 1950: Vincente Minnelli’s Father of the Bride was released. The original starred Elizabeth Taylor as the bride-to-be and Spencer Tracy as the lawyer dad. The remake starring Steve Martin hit theaters in 1991. • 1960: Psycho premiered in New York City at the DeMille Theater. • 1978: The musical movie Grease shoo-bop she wadda wadda-ed into theaters. • 1985: Falco’s “Rock Me Amadeus” was released as a single in Germany. It was released in the U.S. the following March and made Falco the first German-speaking artist to get a No. 1 single on the U.S. charts. • 1986: The Smiths’ third studio album, The Queen Is Dead, was released. Among the songs on the record is “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out,” which was later memorably featured in (500) Days of Summer. • 1989: Ghostbusters II opened in theaters. • 1990: Rosette song “It Must Have Been Love,” from the Pretty Woman soundtrack, hit No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart. • 1999: Phil Collins was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. • 2010: Hot in Cleveland, TV Land’s first original scripted series, premiered. »

- Emily Rome

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The Father of the Bride House Is for Sale, so All You Need Is $2 Million to Relive Your Childhood

15 June 2016 10:03 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Don't even try to pretend like you didn't daydream about living in this house as a child. We all know and love the Father of the Bride movies for so many reasons. For George Banks (a.k.a. Steve Martin's) obnoxiously adorable neurosis. For Annie Banks' kick-ass wedding sneakers. For Nina Banks' amazing mom skills. For Ohhhh hello! That's five months! But mostly, we loved that house. As in, really loved it. 24 Maple Drive was everything we all wanted in a childhood home—and often pretended that we actually had. The green shutters, the tree where they carved their initials, the basketball court where you could solve all of life's problems...it was all pure magic. And »

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