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Ethan Embry had a very busy weekend. The actor took part in not one, but two different reunions in Los Angeles, celebrating a pair of '90s films that we still can't get enough of! First up: "Empire Records." Buzzfeed hosted a 20th anniversary screening of the flick on Friday evening, with a Q&A with the cast following the film. While Liv Tyler, Renee Zellweger and Rex Manning himself, Maxwell Caulfield, were Mia, Embry was joined by Robin Tunney, Johnny Whitworth, Coyote Shivers, director Allan Moyle and screenwriter Carol Heikkinen. We gotta hand it to them, this cast still looks amazing two decades later. Aj is dreamy as ever! During the panel, Tunney revealed that it was her idea to have her character shave her head. "Allan came to me and he’s like, ‘I think the studio wants to fire you ‘cause they think you’re kind of too cute to be depressed, »
- tooFab Staff
It's not just "Lost" Day: Today, April 8, is also Rex Manning Day, the fictional holiday that has sprung up around 1990s cult classic "Empire Records," which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
One of the main subplots of the flick, which takes place at the titular record store on the date in question (eagle-eyed viewers can spot the date on a poster on the door), centers around an appearance by onetime teen idol Rex Manning (played by Maxwell Caulfield), an aging lothario who's deluded himself into thinking his music is still relevant -- and has the ego and overly-coiffed hair to prove it. He shows up to Empire for a signing, treats everyone like dirt, and ends up scaring off Liv Tyler's character by being a total skeezeball.
But Manning's bad manners were comedy gold, and other characters' interactions with him and their preparation for his arrival drive »
- Katie Roberts
Recently, ABC served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Castle" episode 18 of season 7. The episode is entitled, "The Wrong Stuff," and it turns out that we're going to see some pretty wild and intriguing stuff go down as Castle and Beckett take their investigative work into outer space to investigate a space simulation murder that proves to be quite shocking, and more. In the new, 16th episode press release: An astronaut in a realistic Mars simulation is going to get murdered, launching Castle and Beckett onto a case that is out of this world. Press release number 2: When an astronaut training for a trip to Mars is mysteriously killed inside a Mars simulation, Castle and Beckett will don spacesuits to investigate. But when they discover no one inside the sealed simulation could have committed the murder and no one from the outside could get in, the »
- Andre Braddox
At Newton-John's Las Vegas show on Saturday night, Grease's Frenchy (Conn) and Sandy (Newton-John) got dressed in their best Pink Ladies leather for a rendition of 'Summer Nights'.
They were joined by backing singer Marlen Landin for the performance at The Flamingo.
The film starred Newton-John as Australian Sandy, who had a summer fling with Danny Zuko (John Travolta), only for the pair to be reunited at Rydell High School the following semester.
The film »
4 items from 2015
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