9 items from 2016
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Castle, Empire, Grey’s Anatomy and Legends of Tomorrow!
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If you’ve yet to gag on the eleganza of this week’s RuPaul’s Drag Race — and plan to stay off social media until you have — you might want to put off reading this recap. It reveals the winner and then some.
The really great thing about tuning in to this week’s eighth season finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race was that it almost didn’t matter who won. All three finalists — Bob The Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls — were blessed with more than enough charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to deserve the crown. But, in the end, »
The professional wrestling world is in mourning today, after news broke last night that Joanie Laurer, best known as WWE Superstar Chyna, passed away at the age of 45. We showed you a number of social media posts that came in last night, from pro wrestlers past and present, paying tribute to this squared circle icon. As the news continued to spread, even more wrestlers paid their respects through social media, as you can see in the several tweets we've gathered below.
The former wrestler's manager told E! News last night that "she was found peacefully," and police couldn't find any signs of foul play. Authorities were called to Chyna's apartment in Redondo Beach, California on Wednesday afternoon, after a friend discovered she was not breathing. She was pronounced dead on the scene, and the cause of death is currently unknown.
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Sad news has rocked the world of the WWE. The organization has lost one of its most colorful characters in Chyna. Her real name was Joanie Laurer, and it is being reported by CNN that the woman passed away at the age of 45. She was found dead in her Los Angeles home. No cause of death has been given by authorities.
Chyna is known worldwide by legions of professional wrestling fans. Redondo Beach police confirm that the former WWE Diva was found dead in her apartment. The authorities were notified after a friend went to check in on her, and got no response. The cause of death is currently under investigation. At this time, there are no signs of foul play. This was the passage left on her official Facebook page this morning.
"It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero. »
Flagship Entertainment, a joint venture between Warner Bros, China Media Capital (Cmc) and Tvb, has unveiled its debut slate, including projects from Hong Kong filmmakers Peter Chan, Wong Jing and Stephen Fung.
Launched last year, the Hong Kong-based joint venture aims to produce a slate of Chinese-language films, including global tentpoles, for Chinese and international distribution. The first titles will be released in 2016.
Peter Chan is set to direct drama Murder Of The Husband – about a woman whose suffering gave rise to the revolution of women’s social rights in China – and will also partner with Brett Ratner to produce romance Beautiful Coma, chronicling a love that transcends every challenge.
Wong Jing will direct action comedy In Love With The Thieves, starring Andy Lau, Huang Xiaoming and Shen Teng, while Stephen Fung is attached to action romance The Adventurers, starring Feng Shaofeng in a story about an overseas treasure hunt.
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Flagship Entertainment, the joint venture between Warner Bros., China Media Capital and broadcaster Tvb, unveiled its first 12 movie projects to be made in China.
The company was established last year with its legal headquarters in Hong Kong. Its mandate is both local and international.
“We want Flagship to make high quality Hong Kong and Chinese films of every genre, for audiences around the world,” said Tsujihara, Wednesday. “Flagship’s structure will be open to young film makers.”
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Director David Sinnott (Bloodstained Memoirs) has released a trailer for Nine Legends, which delves into the lives of nine legends of the world of pro-wrestling, bookended by a frame story of a grandfather recounting his exploits travelling the world interviewing the stars of the squared circle to his young grandson. Take a look at the trailer here…
In the year 2050 a young wrestling fan is less than thrilled to be spending the night at his Grandfather’s house. That is until he learns that his Grandfather once travelled the world interviewing some of the biggest wrestling stars of all time. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bill Goldberg, Bret Hart, Mike Tyson, Chris Jericho, Dynamite Kid, Amy Dumas, Rob Van Dam, Ted Dibiase and Randy Couture, Nine Legends profiles one of the greatest ensembles of wrestling talent ever put together. Through their own words, relive the defining moments of the heroes you grew up with. »
- Gary Collinson
Leave it to professional wrestling to find a way to make the documentary format beautifully absurd. Enter Nine Legends, the latest from Bloodstained Memoirs director David Sinnott that looks at the lives and careers of, yes, nine legends of pro wrestling in their own words. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bill Goldberg, Bret Hart, Chris Jericho, Dynamite Kid, Amy Dumas, Rob Van Dam, Ted Dibiase, Randy Couture, and Mike Tyson (who announced the movie on his Facebook pag… »
In addition to starring, Aniston will also produce the movie for Fox 2000.
White was a contestant in the Miss USA pageant, where she won Miss Congeniality in 1994, and has been a sports manager for more than a decade with clients including NFL stars Vince Young, Jared Allen, Brandon Marshall and DeSean Jackson. She told Solotaroff that her clients need a mother figure.
“You know, people made a fuss about the ‘Blind Side’ kid, »
- Dave McNary
9 items from 2016
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