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James Gunn defends superhero movies after Oscar jokes

23 February 2015 1:09 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

I say jokes, but I can't remember any specific “jokes” from last night’s Oscar show. That’s not me being a jerk store; I was actually surprised at just how unfunny the show was. I guess it’s not a comedy show or anything, but look no further than Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes to know how to treat a room full of celebrities. During the opening musical number last night, Jack Black came onstage and sang about the lack of originality »

- Graham McMorrow

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Oscars 2015: Live Blog

22 February 2015 3:15 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

All the winners from Sunday’s 87th Academy Awards.

Show host Harris signs off with a chirpy, “Buenos noches!”

Sean Penn walks on. It’s time for the big one. Best film. Will it be Birdman or Boyhood? It’s Birdman! The movie ends the night tied with The Grand Budapest Hotel on four Oscars. Inarritu, referring to his pal Alfonso Cuaron who enjoyed success with Gravity at last year’s show, says, “Two Mexicans in a row. That’s suspicious, I guess.” Slightly more seriously, Agi also calls on his fellow Mexicans to help build a strong future for his beloved country. Wow, a good night for Birdman and a surprisingly barren one for Boyhood. Pirates indeed, Ethan Hawke, but glorious pirates.

And now Matthew McConaughey saunters on stage to announce best actress. Julianne Moore, five times a nominee at the Oscars is the favourite. Will she get it this time for Still Alice? Yes she’s got »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Eric Bana to Play King Arthur’s Father in ‘Knights of the Round Table’ (Exclusive)

11 February 2015 2:50 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Eric Bana is set to play Uther, the father of King Arthur, in Guy Ritchie’s “Knights of the Round Table” for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow.

Charlie Hunnam will play Arthur, with Astrid Berges-Frisbey playing Guinevere. Jude Law is also in talks for the role of the villain.

Ritchie will direct with a script from Joby Harold. Ritchie and Harold are also producing along with Lionel Wigram, Akiva Goldsman and Tory Tunnell.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, though the pic is set to open on July 22, 2016. Niija Kuykendall and Cate Adams are overseeing for the studio.

The studio hopes the film can kick-start another franchise for Warner Bros., with the story to be told over six installments.

For Bana, the role isn’t the biggest, but the studio and Ritchie were always looking for a big name for the part to make a splash for the time he is onscreen, »

- Justin Kroll

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Eric Bana Joins Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' Movie

11 February 2015 2:42 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Eric Bana has signed on to star in Warner Bros.' fantasy adventure Knights of the Round Table, playing Uther, the father of Charlie Hunnam's King Arthur. Astrid Berges-Frisbey is also set to star as Guinevere, with Jude Law in talks to play the villain and Djimon Hounsou in negotiations to play a character named Bedivere, who is described as a Merlin-eseque mentor to Arthur.

Warner Bros. is hoping to turn this project into their next franchise, with this first film expected to kick off a six-movie series, if all goes according to plan. Guy Ritchie is directing from a screenplay by Joby Harold (Edge of Tomorrow), although no story details have been revealed at this time. It isn't known when production may begin, but Warner Bros. has already issued a July 22, 2016 release date for Knights of the Round Table.

Guy Ritchie and Joby Harold are also producing alongside »

- MovieWeb

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Pink Gets Naked for PETA

11 February 2015 10:46 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Pink would "rather go naked than wear fur."

The "Just Give Me a Reason" singer just teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for their popular "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign, happily posing nude and showing off her tattoos.

Check out the bold photo, snapped by photographer Ruven Afanador.

PETA

Photos: Stars In Their Underwear

"Animals are the purest spirits in the world," the 35-year-old singer says in a statement. "They don't fake their feelings, and they are the most loyal creatures on Earth."

But she also admits that she hasn't always been so conscientious.

"I would like to say I've always been fur-free so I could be proud of myself. Unfortunately, I went through a selfish phase and wore fur on a couple of occasions," she discloses. "But I wised up and now boycott fur completely. I wish everyone was forced to learn the horrors that these animals go through »

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Pink Gets Naked for PETA

11 February 2015 10:46 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Pink would "rather go naked than wear fur."

The "Just Give Me a Reason" singer just teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for their popular "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign, happily posing nude and showing off her tattoos.

Check out the bold photo, snapped by photographer Ruven Afanador.

PETA

Photos: Stars In Their Underwear

"Animals are the purest spirits in the world," the 35-year-old singer says in a statement. "They don't fake their feelings, and they are the most loyal creatures on Earth."

But she also admits that she hasn't always been so conscientious.

"I would like to say I've always been fur-free so I could be proud of myself. Unfortunately, I went through a selfish phase and wore fur on a couple of occasions," she discloses. "But I wised up and now boycott fur completely. I wish everyone was forced to learn the horrors that these animals go through »

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Who can succeed Jon Stewart? A look at the candidates

11 February 2015 9:14 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

In the right light, Amy Schumer, John Oliver, Ricky Gervais, Amy Poehler and others (or no one) can all seem like heirs apparent to The Daily Show host

Related: How John Oliver started a revolution in Us TV's political satire

Related: Q&A: Ricky Gervais

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Continue reading »

- Lanre Bakare in New York

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‘The Daily Show': Who Will Take Over for Jon Stewart?

10 February 2015 6:09 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Let the comedy stampede begin. Jon Stewart’s announcement of his departure from the anchor desk at Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” later this year is sure to set off a frenzy of jockeying among comedy talent to fill his considerable shoes.

There’s no doubt that “Daily Show” will continue on in its current form after Stewart exits. Comedy Central execs see the half-hour faux newscast as a franchise in “The Tonight Show” vein that can run for decades. Stewart took over the show in 1999 from original host Craig Kilborn.

Comedy Central execs have been preparing for the possibility that Stewart would move on as his most recent contract wound down this year. Whoever follows him on the show will face the extremely tricky task of keeping it vital in the political and cultural arenas.

Stewart’s gift has been to tackle headline-making subjects with humor but also »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Watch British Actors Reenact Iconic American Movie Scenes

4 February 2015 4:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The British are coming - or as anyone in Hollywood has long known, they've already arrived! Be it Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley or Eddie Redmayne, there has been a British invasion of American movies - and awards ceremonies - over recent years. That fact is humorously skewered in a cheeky short film for Vanity Fair by London-born photographer Jason Bell, whose work frequently appears in that magazine. (Vf's annual Hollywood issue will be available Feb. 5 in digital editions and on newsstands.) Bell had the idea to shoot an all-u.K. edition of the magazine's annual Hollywood portfolio (whose 30-page portfolio »

- Wade Rouse, @waderouse

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Watch British Actors Reenact Iconic American Movie Scenes

4 February 2015 4:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The British are coming - or as anyone in Hollywood has long known, they've already arrived! Be it Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley or Eddie Redmayne, there has been a British invasion of American movies - and awards ceremonies - over recent years. That fact is humorously skewered in a cheeky short film for Vanity Fair by London-born photographer Jason Bell, whose work frequently appears in that magazine. (Vf's annual Hollywood issue will be available Feb. 5 in digital editions and on newsstands.) Bell had the idea to shoot an all-u.K. edition of the magazine's annual Hollywood portfolio (whose 30-page portfolio »

- Wade Rouse, @waderouse

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Karen David: “Galavant is and was an amazing magical adventure”

1 February 2015 5:46 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

It may be hard to believe but, we here at BollySpice, do watch other shows created outside of our beloved Bollywood and we recently came across a fabulous show on ABC. For the last 4 weeks, audiences have been treated to the madcap, medieval, magical, musical comedy adventure Galavant. The hysterically funny, fall off your chair show was a big hit! Created by Dan Fogelman, the series featured music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. The incredible eclectic cast included Joshua Sasse as Galavant, Karen David as Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia, Luke Youngblood as Sid, Vinnie Jones as Gareth, Mallory Jansen as Madalena and Timothy Omundson as King Richard. The show also boasted guest spots by stars like John Stamos, Hugh Bonneville, ”Weird Al” Yankovic, Ricky Gervais, and Rutger Hauer.

To truly give you the feel and flavor of Galavant you can check out videos and watch episodes here. »

- Stacey Yount

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Derek: Series Ending Special Coming to Netflix

29 January 2015 11:08 AM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Netflix has announced that the one-hour Derek special will be made available for streaming on Friday, April 3rd. A shorter version aired in the UK last month.

Though Netflix doesn't mention it in the press release, this holiday special will serve as the ending of the Derek TV show. Star/creator Ricky Gervais said, "I did toy with a third series, particularly after the Emmy nod, but I decided to stick to my usual formula of two series and a special. It's a bittersweet experience as always. I'm sorry to end it but I know that leaving something you love and starting something else is always the best thing to do creatively."

Prior to the special airing last month, Channel 4's Phil Clarke, said "Christmas seems a wonderfully fitting time for us to bid farewell to Derek, a show that truly celebrates generosity and goodwill." »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Blu-ray available to pre-order

29 January 2015 2:34 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fresh from its Christmas theatrical run, in which it earned over $380 million worldwide, the final chapter in the Night at the Museum franchise, Secret of the Tomb, is now available to pre-order for its UK Blu-ray release via Amazon.

While no official confirmation on the release’s technical specs or special features have been announced, the release is due to have the usual Digital release, a Digital copy of either Night at the Museum or Night at the Museum 2, as well as over 90-minutes of special features.

Directed once more by Shawn Levy, the film stars Ben Stiller (Zoolander), Owen Wilson (Inherent Vice), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Dan Stephens (The Guest), Sir Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3), Ricky Gervais (The Muppets Most Wanted), Steve Coogan (The Trip to Italy) and the late Robin Williams (Mrs. Doubtfire).

Early information points to a February release, but again this is to be announced. »

- Gary Collinson

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Blu-ray available to pre-order

28 January 2015 10:55 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fresh from its Christmas theatrical run, in which it earned over $380 million worldwide, the final chapter in the Night at the Museum franchise, Secret of the Tomb, is now available to pre-order for its UK Blu-ray release via Amazon.

While no official confirmation on the release’s technical specs or special features have been announced, the release is due to have the usual Digital release, a Digital copy of either Night at the Museum or Night at the Museum 2, as well as over 90-minutes of special features.

Directed once more by Shawn Levy, the film stars Ben Stiller (Zoolander), Owen Wilson (Inherent Vice), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Dan Stephens (The Guest), Sir Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3), Ricky Gervais (The Muppets Most Wanted), Steve Coogan (The Trip to Italy) and the late Robin Williams (Mrs. Doubtfire).

Early information points to a February release, but again this is to be announced. »

- Scott J. Davis

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Louis C.K. Has No Problem With NFL ‘Deflategate’ Scandal: ‘I Think It’s Hilarious’ (Video)

26 January 2015 11:49 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

“Sometimes you do stuff that’s not fair so that you can win,” the star of FX’s “Louie” explains on CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman

While a lot of sports fans are up in arms about the “deflategate” scandal that has erupted following the New England Patriots Afc Championship Game victory over the Indianapolis Colts, Louis C.K. isn’t bothered at all.

Full disclosure, the creator and star of FX’s “Louie” is from Boston and admitted on CBS’s “Late Show” that he is a Patriots fan. Nevertheless, he wasn’t at all concerned about the »

- Jason Hughes

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The 2015 Screen Actors' Guild Awards – as it happened

25 January 2015 7:09 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

It was the final big American film and TV awards ceremony before the Oscars, and the one most likely to indicate who will be going home with Academy awards in a month’s time. Find out if Hollywood’s most celebrated actors perfect their speeches ... or losers’ faces

Screen Actors Guild awards 2015: the winners in pictures

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A quick-fire night then with a couple of surprises thrown in, mostly in TV.

Uzo Aduba started the evening by winning best female actor in a comedy series for her work in Orange is the New Black, which follows the Globes giving their equivalent to Gina Rodriguez.

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Costner is back and… well… that’s it.

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Naomi Watts on the other hand is clearly very happy to be there. Zach Galifianakis takes the piss out of Julianne Moore’s “When I was on As the World Turns” moment, »

- Alex Needham and Lanre Bakare in New York

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Galavant: Two Takes on Season 1, Including the Mildly 'Meh' Finale

25 January 2015 6:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC’s Galavant wrapped its eight-episode freshman run on Sunday night by installing a new face on the throne, leaving another princess to be saved and sending two frenemies on a slow boat to… where, Mist Haven? Who knows.

Here, TVLine’s two biggest Galavant fans (Galafans?), Editor-at-Large Matt Webb Mitovich and West Coast Reporter Rebecca Iannucci, reflect on the ambitious musical-comedy’s maiden voyage and express reservations about what any possible Season 2 would look like.

We come here to primarily celebrate ABC’s Galavant as a whole, though I admittedly came away from the finale feeling a bit “meh. »

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The Most Awkward Adult Celeb Appearances on Kid Shows

23 January 2015 7:00 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

-Aly Semigran

Popular kid shows like Sesame Street, Yo Gabba Gabba!, and Spongebob Squarepants aren’t always just for kids. Grown-ups have been known to not only tune in to the children’s-friendly programming (hey, some of them are really good!), but even appear on said shows. While stars like Jon Hamm, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman , and Amy Poehler made the best of their time and had some seriously awesome cameos, other celebrities haven’t made quite the same impression. We’ve compiled the seven most awkward, inappropriate, or downright strange appearances by adults on kid shows.

Larry David Did His Larry David Thing on Hannah Montana

Prettttt-ay, prettttt-ay, pretttttt-ay bizarre.

Katy Perry’s Boobs (and Katy Perry) Visited Sesame Street

Won’t somebody think of the children?! Katy Perry’s “Hot N Cold” duet with Elmo enraged parents who complained that the clip showed too much of the pop star’s cleavage. »

- VH1

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Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Fallon Flip Lips to Debate the Super Bowl (Video)

21 January 2015 9:59 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Cake” star backs one team in the Super Bowl battle between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks, with Fallon backing the other

After heaping praise on Jimmy Fallon for the way he was interviewing her on “The Tonight Show” Wednesday night, Jennifer Aniston admitted that she kind of wanted to interview Jennifer Aniston, too. Usher in the latest installment of “Lip Flip.”

The “Cake” star tried to add silly body movements to Fallon’s various voices as he had her act like a super-bro, a Bonnaroo enthusiast and even Billy Bob Thronton from “Sling Blade.”

See photos: 19 Biggest »

- Jason Hughes

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Will Arnett to Star in Netflix Comedy ‘Flaked’

19 January 2015 11:41 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Series will follow a self-appointed guru struggling to stay a step ahead of his own lies

Will Arnett is deepening his relationship with Netflix.

Arnett, who voices the title character in Netflix’s animated offering “BoJack Horseman” and starred as Gob in the Netflix revival of “Arrested Development,” has landed a new comedy series, “Flaked,” with Netflix.

Also Read: Netflix to Drop ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Transformers’ in February

In addition to starring in the series, Arnett co-created and co-wrote it with Mark Chappell (“The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret”), who is also executive producing the series with Arnett.

Set in Venice, »

- Tim Kenneally

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