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Hear Robin Williams Reflect on Sex, the Year 2020 and Feces-Fueled Cars

3 December 2014 5:09 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Robin Williams was an explosive, freewheeling comedic powerhouse onstage, but away from the spotlight, he was often quiet and introspective. PBS' Blank on Blank showcases both sides of the late actor-comic with the latest video in their animated series, using audio clips from a previously unheard 1991 Playboy interview with Lawrence Grobel. Throughout, Williams veers from chaotically silly rants on orgasm faces and birth control to thoughtful reflections on his own shortcomings and why human beings need comedy to survive.  

When asked what the year 2020 will be like, Williams offers some »

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Jim Carrey Facts: 29 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Dumb and Dumber To' Star

14 November 2014 4:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Believe it or not, Jim Carrey has graced the big screen for over 30 years.

Carrey started off as a stand-up comic in Canada, but veered towards TV and film a few years after his move to Hollywood. The actor landed a variety of roles in no time, and Carrey's big break came in the early '90s on the popular sketch comedy show "In Living Color" (1990-1994). After becoming a featured player on the show, Carrey was offered the lead roles in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "The Mask," and "Dumb and Dumber" -- all in 1994. Yeah, he did all right. This fall, Carrey returns to one of his landmark roles, playing the affable goof Lloyd Christmas in "Dumb and Dumber To."

From his friendship with Tupac to his co-star romances, here are 29 things you probably don't know about Jim Carrey.

1. James Eugene Carrey was born January 17, 1962 in Ontario, Canada to Kathleen Oram and Percy Carrey. »

- Jonny Black

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First 'Top Five' Clip Features Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan

4 November 2014 11:14 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just hours after the first poster debuted from Paramount Pictures' Top Five, the studio has released the first clip, featuring writer-director-star Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan.

The story follows movie star Andre Allen (Chris Rock), whose encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to reflect on the stand-up comedy career he left behind. At the same time, Andre is also dealing with his reality star fiancee (Gabrielle Union) as she plans their wedding.

The first scene features Andre visiting some old friends, as we get a glimpse at what the title stands for. Lively conversation ensues, including theories about what Tupac Shakur would be doing if he was alive right now, as they debate whether he would be a political leader, or the star of a Tyler Perry movie. Watch as Tracy Morgan breaks down his top five rappers of all time, followed by Andre's somewhat controversial list. »

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Richard Gere’s 1980 film 'American Gigolo' is getting a TV remake

29 October 2014 1:09 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Richard Gere’s 1980 film “American Gigolo” is getting a TV remake Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original film that also co-starred Lauren Hutton, is behind the latest movie-to-television remake. Says Bruckheimer: “With its signature noir aesthetic, American Gigolo has remained a deeply entertaining, psychological thriller…” Jimmy Kimmel will appear via hologram on the Cma Awards stage After the Cma Awards on Nov. 5, the company behind the Tupac hologram will also make it so Florida Georgia Line performs via hologram in Kimmel’s studio. Metallica will “shake the rafters” for an entire week on Craig Ferguson’s “Late Late Show” The legendary band will spend a weeklong residency the week of Nov. 10 to mark the 10th anniversary reissue of the Metallica documentary "Some Kind of Monster.” Click Read Full Post For More “The Mysteries of Laura” cuts an Al Roker scene The “Today” star revealed this morning that a scene he »

- Norman Weiss

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ICM Partners Signs ‘Tupac’ Helmer John Singleton

16 October 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: ICM Partners has signed writer/director/producer John Singleton.  It comes as he prepares to direct the long gestating Tupac Shakur biopic Tupac. It’s hard to believe that it was 23 years ago that Singleton came right out of USC and changed the business with his breakout Sony hit Boyz N The Hood. The hot button picture established the urban film as a viable genre with an under served audience waiting for good films. It also made Singleton the youngest director and first African American to get an Oscar nom. He flies under the radar, but has helmed hits that include Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Shaft, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Four Brothers; he produced and financed Hustle & Flow, the breakout indie as well as Baby Boy and Black Snake Moan. Singleton was repped by Wme. He continues with Underground manager Trevor Engelson and attorney Stephen Barnes.

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- Mike Fleming Jr

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‘Bus 657′ Castings: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth, More Board Robert De Niro Pic

24 September 2014 1:51 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth, Dave Bautista, and Gina Carano are joining the Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films production of Bus 657, the ensemble heist pic that Robert De Niro already has boarded. This is the latest pic that is part of E/F/O’s overall deal with Grindhouse/Lionsgate, which will distribute the $15M-budgeted Bus 657 along with Hannibal Classics. Stephen Sepher and Max Adams wrote the action thriller that Scott Mann (The Tournament) will direct. Principal photography is set to begin October 13 in Mobile, Al.

The pic, formerly titled Bus 757, centers on a father (Morgan) without the means to pay for his daughter’s medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker (Bautista) to rob a casino and the two hijack a bus full of hostages and things go awry. De Niro will play Frank “The Pope”, owner of the casino, and Bosworth plays his estranged daughter. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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Suge Knight Shot at Chris Brown's Pre-vma Party

24 August 2014 7:18 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

A club where numerous celebs were partying evacuated after gun shots last night.

Second Update: A rep for Chris Brown issued the following statement regarding the incident -- "Chris hosted an event in Los Angeles last night to celebrate the upcoming release of his album X, during which an incident occurred. This incident did not involve Chris; he was merely the host of the event. He has and will continue to cooperate with the investigation."

Update: An eyewitness has confirmed to Et that Suge Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, was shot multiple times at Chris Brown's pre-vma party, and Knight was the target of the gunfire. The witness told Et that Knight was seen pacing inside the club and speaking with R&B and hip hop producer Irv Gotti. 1Oak co-owner Scott Sartiano ducked down before four shots rang out, our witness reports, but Chris Brown continued dancing, unaware of the »

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'An American in Paris' Finds Broadway Home

17 July 2014 1:17 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

New York — An American in Paris is moving from Paris to America in March. List The Hollywood Reporter Reveals Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films Based on the 1951 film, the new musical will begin previews on Mar. 13, follow its world premiere in the French capital at Theatre du Chatelet in December. The show's official Broadway opening will take place Apr. 12. The film-to-stage adaptation will move into the Palace Theatre, which currently houses the last few shows of Holler If You Hear Me, which features the music of Tupac Shakur. Featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, the show is being adapted by Craig Lucas (The Light

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Rocky The Musical to close down on Broadway after 6 months

16 July 2014 2:27 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rocky The Musical is to close down on Broadway after six months.

The production - based on Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning film - will end on August 17 after just 188 regular performances.

Co-written by Stallone, the musical received mixed reviews upon its debut in March.

It premiered back in November 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, before moving to New York this year.

Like the film, the musical is set in 1975 Philadelphia and follows amateur boxer Rocky who aims for the heavyweight championship.

Yesterday, Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me was also confirmed to be closing down. »

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'Rocky' Gets Knocked Out on Broadway

15 July 2014 3:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

New York — It's not quite the disaster of Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical that yesterday announced its swift Broadway exit after only a month. But the humiliating defeat of Rocky is not far behind. The stage musical adapted from the iconic 1976 best picture Oscar winner about underdog Philadelphia boxer Rocky Balboa will throw its final punch at the Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, Aug. 17. By the time it closes, the show will have played 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Financially, the commercial failure represents a major blow to a production that

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- David Rooney

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As Tupac Shakur Musical Ends on Broadway, Blame Game Begins

15 July 2014 12:27 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

If the music of Tupac Shakur couldn’t make it on Broadway, then the blame game over why Holler If Ya Hear Me flopped may yet give the rap and hip-hop pioneer a second act on the Great White Way. The musical, based on the late rapper’s songs premiered on June 19, and will go dark at the Palace Theatre this Sunday (July 20). It’s the first certified flop of the new season, which may be contributing to the finger-pointing during what is shaping up to be a banner season for New York City theater. [...] »

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Tupac Musical Bombs on Broadway

15 July 2014 7:19 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

'Holler If Ya Hear Me' is set to close after just six weeks.

Turns out, people just aren’t into a Broadway version of Tupac.

The Tupac Shakur Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me is closing after just six weeks, with the New York Times reporting that it’s one of the worst-selling musicals in recent years. Just how bad was it? The $8 million production failed to bring in more than $175,000 a week in gross revenues.

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In an interview with Variety, producer Eric L. Gold previously said, "If we don't succeed, it's gonna be difficult to do another rap or hip hop show on Broadway." The show officially closes on Sunday.

Holler If Ya Hear Me was written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun). It was described as "a non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change »

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Tupac musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' will close July 20

15 July 2014 6:31 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

After six weeks on stage, Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Broadway musical inspired by rapper Tupac Shakur’s music, is closing on Sunday, July 20.

“My hope is that a production of this calibre, powerful in its story telling, filled with great performances and exciting contemporary dance and music will eventually receive the recognition it deserves. It saddens me that due to the financial burdens of Broadway, I was unable to sustain this production longer in order to give it time to bloom on Broadway,” producer Eric L. Gold said in a statement. “Tupac’s urgent socially important insights and »

- Ariana Bacle

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Tupac Show 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Meets Swift Demise on Broadway

14 July 2014 4:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

New York – The 2014-15 Broadway season is barely underway, but it already has a major casualty that seems likely to earn a place among the legendary flops whose posters adorn the walls of theater-district hangout Joe Allen. Holler If Ya Hear Me, the non-biographical rap musical set in a tough inner-city neighborhood in the industrial Midwest, will have its final performance July 20, just a month after opening. Assembled around the lyrics and poetry of murdered hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, the show began previews at the Palace Theatre on June 2, and officially opened

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- David Rooney

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Exclusive Interview With Michael K. Williams On The Purge: Anarchy

14 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Michael K. Williams has amassed quite an array of memorable characters over time, most notably as Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, and his most recent turn as an uprising leader in The Purge: Anarchy is no different. Creating a commanding presence on screen that harkens back to early blaxploitation films of the 70s, Williams brings a hypnotizing intensity to every speech and entrance his character Carmello is granted, making us wish that the rebel leader was more than just a supporting character aiding a background story while Frank Grillo kicks some Purge ass.

Given the chance to talk with Williams in support of The Purge: Anarchy, I made the lengthy trek across Brooklyn to Coney Island for the film’s press day – a day filled with high-energy interviews and worthwhile interactions. Talking specifically to Williams, I had plenty of questions about the places he drew inspiration from when envisioning his interpretation of Carmello, »

- Matt Donato

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Alki David Reponds to John Textor’s Hologram Patent Rights Lawsuit

9 July 2014 3:22 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

The battle over life-like hologram technology continues with Pulse and the company’s owner John Textor. According to TVMix, a flashy lawsuit contains the claim that Textor was connected to the division of Digital Doman that produced the amazing Tupac Shakur hologram that debuted at 2012′s Coachella music festival. Hologram USA owner and CEO Alki David discussed the lawsuit with TVMix. “It’s laughable, really,” he told the website. “He says his team created the effects in ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’–they had nothing to do with it. He’s stealing credit for the hard work of the effects wizards at Digital Domain–the very people he sent off to unemployment when he  [ Read More ]

The post Alki David Reponds to John Textor’s Hologram Patent Rights Lawsuit appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Richard Sherman -- Will Defeat Madden Curse ... Says Seahawks Teammate

8 July 2014 12:19 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Richard Sherman is about to dominate another NFL opponent, 'cause his Seattle teammate Jeron Johnson tells TMZ Sports the Seahawks star is about  to shut down the 'Madden Curse'.Johnson was out at Boa in L.A. yesterday when our photog asked him the question -- will Richard succumb to the evil juju that surrounds the cover of the legendary Madden video game. Check out the clip, it's clear Jeron doesn' think Sherman has anything »

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CIA Remorseful about Tupac

8 July 2014 2:13 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

The CIA marked its one-month Twitter anniversary today by answering the top five burning questions that have been lobbed its way since the government agency sent conspiracy theorists into a social-media frenzy.

First off, we'll predict that a lot of the thousands of questions that didn't make the top five involve subjects like JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Area 51, national security, 9-11, Benghazi, whySusan Sarandon and Tim Robbins really broke up, etc.

But what did make it through the surely strict screening procedure was a question about the fate of Tupac Shakur, who was gunned down on Sept. 13, 1996.

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CIA Remorseful about Tupac

8 July 2014 2:13 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

The CIA marked its one-month Twitter anniversary today by answering the top five burning questions that have been lobbed its way since the government agency sent conspiracy theorists into a social-media frenzy.

First off, we'll predict that a lot of the thousands of questions that didn't make the top five involve subjects like JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Area 51, national security, 9-11, Benghazi, whySusan Sarandon and Tim Robbins really broke up, etc.

But what did make it through the surely strict screening procedure was a question about the fate of Tupac Shakur, who was gunned down on Sept. 13, 1996.

Or was he?

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CIA Marks a Month on Twitter With Regrets About Tupac, More Answers to Conspiracy Theorists' Burning Questions

7 July 2014 7:28 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Someone over at the Central Intelligence Agency is a regular comedian. The CIA marked its one-month Twitter anniversary today by answering the top five burning questions that have been lobbed its way since the government agency sent conspiracy theorists into a social-media frenzy. First off, we'll predict that a lot of the thousands of questions that didn't make the top five involve subjects like JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Area 51, national security, 9-11, Benghazi, why Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins really broke up, etc. All so par for the course, right? But what did make it through the surely strict screening procedure was a question about the fate of Tupac Shakur, who was gunned down on Sept. »

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