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New Hulk Hogan Racist Phone Tape Revealed

30 July 2015 3:15 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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A new tape has surfaced online showing Hulk Hogan making racist remarks to his son Nick. The Hulkster telephoned his Nick, who was in the middle of an eight month prison sentence for his role in the car crash that left his friend John Griaziano needing 24-hour-a-day care, in May 2008.

Their exchange was as follows:

Hulk: “You and me been sitting on some serious phone, phone dialogue here n—a.”

Nick: “Yeah, nibb-ah.”

Hulk: “N—a, n—a, that means, that means you (are) my best friend.”

Hulk: “You know that God gave you this vibe and this, this, energy that you and I are going to live forever, bro. I just hope we don’t come back as a couple, I don’t want to say it, blizz-ack gizz-uys, you know what I’m saying?”

Nick: “Brutal” [Nick and Hulk laugh]

Nick: “It’s down in St. Pete and it’s »

- Lewis Howse

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‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Announces Political Campaign in New Mexico

21 July 2015 10:06 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Gomie might finally get a chance to clean up Albuquerque. Steven Michael Quezada, who played ill-fated DEA agent Steven “Gomie” Gomez on AMC’s epic meth drama “Breaking Bad,” is running for a county commissioner seat in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, the Associated Press reports. The county seat of Bernalillo County is Albuquerque, where “Breaking Bad” was set. Quezada, whose credits also include “The Mindy Project,” said that he hopes to bring “a new face to the Democratic Party.” See video: Bryan Cranston Goes Viral After Dropping 'Your Mom' Joke, Then Mic at Comic-Con Panel “We need to »

- Tim Kenneally

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Listen To Samples From The Ant-man Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

17 July 2015 11:07 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Thanks to Amazon, we now have the track listing for Christopher Beck's Ant-Man score. Samples can also be found by clicking on the link above (we dare you not to get the movie's main theme stuck in your head). These listings normally reveal spoilers - something of a moot point now that it's actually playing in theaters - but it appears as if Marvel had fun with many of these this time. Have you see Ant-Man yet? Be sure to let us know your spoiler-free thoughts in the usual place.  Theme from Ant-Man Honey, I Shrunk Myself Escape from Jail Ant 247 Paraponera Clavata San Francisco, 1987 I'll Call Him Antony Tiny Telepathy First Mission Signal Decoy Old Man Have Safe Pym's Lab Antfiltration Your Mom Died A Hero Scott Surfs on Ants The Water Main CrossTech Break-In Into the Hornet's Nest Become the Hero Insecticide A Center for Ants! Cross »

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Shirley Temple's belongings set for auction in Kansas City

11 July 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The child star was the youngest person to win an Oscar and the first white girl to dance with a black man on film. Her toys, costumes and more are for sale 14 July

She once shot Eleanor Roosevelt in the backside with a slingshot, and she was the first white girl to dance with a black man in the movies. Around the time Graham Greene was sued for commenting on her “desirable little body”, she became the object of a papal inspection to determine if she was a dwarf. She counted J Edgar Hoover as a close friend from the time she became the youngest person ever to win an Oscar, right through her failed run for Congress. Only one person could make such fantastical claims: Shirley Temple. A year and a half after she succumbed to emphysema at the age of 85, the screen legend’s costumes, dolls and childhood »

- Jordan Riefe

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Harry Shearer to return to The Simpsons

7 July 2015 1:11 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Two months after announcing that he was leaving The Simpsons, Entertainment Weekly reports that actor Harry Shearer will officially be rejoining the cast of the long-running Fox comedy.

Shearer, the voice of many of the show’s most popular characters, including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Smithers and Kent Brockman, originally left because he felt the show’s schedule didn’t give him enough freedom to work on other projects. Apparently, there was a misunderstanding between him and executive producer Al Jean, in which Jean wanted Shearer to work during time he believed he had off. Jean recently posted about the incident on Twitter.

I would like to clear up a misunderstanding. I have recently been told that during a period where Harry Shearer believed he had a (More)

— Al Jean (@AlJean) July 7, 2015

five week free period from the Simpsons, I was unaware of this fact, and did in fact request material from him. »

- Justin Cook

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D'oh! Fox ponies up the big bucks to keep the 'Simpsons' cast intact

7 July 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's only been in the last few weeks that my kids have started to express any interest in "The Simpsons," but they fell in love with their first episode, and now they're looking forward to all the catching up they get to do. "The Simpsons" has been on the air in one form or another since I moved to La in 1990. At this point, the show feels like something permanent, like a cultural fixture, unchanging and permanent. That's ridiculous, of course. We've lost cast members along the way, and it still smarts when I see an older episode and Troy McClure shows up. I'm not sure I'd watch a version of the show that didn't feature the voice actors who have been there since day one, but I'm not sure anyone would actually keep making the show if they lost their voice artists. Fox announced today that they managed to finalize deals with Dan Castellaneta, »

- Drew McWeeny

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'Simpsons' Brings Back Mr. Burns and Ned Flanders Actor Harry Shearer

7 July 2015 12:38 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Simpsons have come to terms with actor Harry Shearer, who voices iconic characters such as Ned Flanders and Montgomery Burns, to return for Season 27 and Season 28, two months after we reported that he left the long-running series. Entertainment Weekly confirms that he signed the same deal as the other main cast members, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria, to keep the show's original voice cast intact. The deals are reportedly for $300,000 per episode, which span four years and include options on Season 29 and Season 30, which haven't been officially ordered yet.

Fox renewed The Simpsons for Season 27 and Season 28 in early May, but just a few weeks later, Harry Shearer revealed he was leaving the show, because he "wanted the freedom to do other work." A few weeks later, the actor revealed on his Twitter page that "discussions are happening at a level where decisions can be made. »

- MovieWeb

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Harry Shearer Will Return to The Simpsons

7 July 2015 11:57 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

About a month ago, we reported that The Simpsons cast member Harry Shearer (voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers, Seymour Skinner, Otto and others) would not be returning to the series he’s been with for the last 26 years. But! Fans may now rejoice, because according to TV Line, Shearer has settled his dispute and signed a new contract to stay with the show for the foreseeable future (The Simpsons was recently renewed for 2 more seasons). During those public negotiations last month, executive producer Al Jean told the New York Times that Shearer was offered the same deal as his co-stars (including Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, and Hank Azaria), but declined to continue with the show (in other words … he wanted more money). On his Twitter, Shearer said he was looking forward to pursuing other work, and the plan at that time was to recast the characters. »

- Allison Keene

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Harry Shearer Will Return to The Simpsons After All (Along With Everyone Else)

7 July 2015 11:39 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

There was a big scare in Springfield a couple of months ago, when it looked as though Harry Shearer, who voices many of The Simpsons' secondary denizens, including Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, and Ned Flanders, would be departing. But fear not! Fox has announced that Shearer, along with the show's five other principal voice actors — Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, and Hank Azaria — will be returning for two more seasons. The two-season pickup extends the show's phenomenal run to 28 seasons (it's already the longest-running scripted show on TV). All's well in Springfield: Homer and Marge aren't breaking up, and neither are Mr. Burns and Smithers. »

- E. Alex Jung

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Excellent! Harry Shearer Rejoins The Simpsons for Seasons 27 and 28

7 July 2015 11:03 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Harry Shearer is returning to The Simpsons. Now everybody do their best Mr. Burns impression with us and say "excellent"! Despite walking away from the show back in May 2015, E! News has confirmed Shearer will rejoin the show for seasons 27 and 28. "Fox is proud to confirm that each and every member of the iconic series' voice cast will be returning in the roles they've brought to life since the show's beginnings as a series of animated shorts nearly 30 years ago," the network said in a release. Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria are also returning to their iconic roles on the long-running series. In May, Shearer took to Twitter to »

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Harry Shearer Staying on ‘The Simpsons’ After Inking New Deal

7 July 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Mr. Burns” will be back. After negotiating a new deal, Harry Shearer is in fact returning to “The Simpsons,” Variety has confirmed.

Under the new pact, Shearer will continue to lend his voice to the characters of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Waylon Smithers and Principal Skinner on the long-running Fox series through seasons 27 and 28.

Shearer’s return comes after a public contract dispute, ultimately resulting in Shearer tweeting, back in May, that he’d be exiting the hit animated series after 26 seasons. He said, “This because I wanted what we’ve always had: the freedom to do other work.”

At the time, “Simpsons” exec producers Matt Groening, Al Jean and James L. Brooks released a statement, confirming his departure, and adding that Shearer’s roles would be recast, rather than his characters being killed off. “Harry Shearer was offered the same deal the rest of the cast accepted, and passed, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Harry Shearer Signs New Deal to Return to Simpsons After Contract Dispute

7 July 2015 8:58 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

As Mr. Burns would say, excellent! Harry Shearer, who voices the nuclear power plant mogul, Ned Flanders, Smithers, and a host of other characters on The Simpsons, will be returning for the long-running animated comedy’s 27th and 28th seasons, Fox announced on Tuesday, July 7. The other principal voice actors — Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, and Hank Azaria — will also be back to voice the characters they’ve brought to life since the award-winning show debuted in 1989. News of Shearer’s return comes [...] »

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Excellent: Harry Shearer Will Return to 'The Simpsons' After All

7 July 2015 7:17 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

After a very public contract dispute, "The Simpsons" star Harry Shearer will be back for the show's 27th season.

Entertainment Weekly reports that Shearer has just inked a deal to revive his large, beloved cast of characters -- including Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, and many more -- for the next season, and beyond. The site writes:

Shearer has signed the same contract as did the other five primary voice actors-Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria-keeping the show's original cast fully intact, EW has learned. These deals, which run for four seasons (including a network option for seasons 29 and 30), are estimated at more than $300,000 per episode. Fox recently renewed The Simpsons for a 27th and 28th season, which will bring its episode tally to 625.

Shearer caused a firestorm back in May when he announced on Twitter that he was leaving the long-running animated program. »

- Katie Roberts

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Lizzy Caplan, Allison Janney Riff on Improv, Theater and Emotional Scenes (Video)

11 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Though one’s now starring in a drama, the other in a comedy, Lizzy Caplan (“Masters of Sex”) and Allison Janney (“Mom”) have both famously spent time in the other category — and agree that the lines are now getting blurred. Their back-and-forth banter at Variety’s “Actors on Actors” studio proved the point, as the actresses chatted about the thrill of doing theater, and the emotional toll of getting into character.

Lizzy Caplan: I was wondering what your first job on television was.

Allison Janney: It was a small teeny role on a Bill Cosby show.

Caplan: Stop.

Janney: I’m not kidding you!

Caplan: Did he give you any…

Janney: Nothing untoward happened! He wanted me to play a janitor and then I was a school teacher. He kept changing what my part was. I don’t remember what the show was called. And that was my first TV show! »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Matthew Weiner, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan Are Feminists, and Here's Why

19 May 2015 1:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Last night, I was given the opportunity to attend a pretty interesting event: The Feminist Majority Foundation honored both TV powerhouses Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Women's Rights Award. Rhimes and Kohan were celebrated with an acoustic performance by Regina Spektor, Shondaland cast members doing a live lip-sync to Earth Wind and Fire's "Shining Star" and a number of heartfelt speeches, almost all of which began with the declaration "This is what a feminist looks like."  Read More: Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max" What does that mean to Kohan and Rhimes? And what does that mean to Viola Davis and Matthew Weiner, who presented the awards to these esteemed women? Below, find the transcripts of their speeches, which cover how their families -- and Hello Kitty -- have defined feminism for them.  Viola Davis (Presenter) Shonda, when recently asked in an. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Matthew Weiner, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan Are Feminists, and Here's Why

19 May 2015 1:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last night, I was given the opportunity to attend a pretty interesting event: The Feminist Majority Foundation honored both TV powerhouses Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Women's Rights Award. Rhimes and Kohan were celebrated with an acoustic performance by Regina Spektor, Shondaland cast members doing a live lip-sync to Earth Wind and Fire's "Shining Star" and a number of heartfelt speeches, almost all of which began with the declaration "This is what a feminist looks like."  Read More: Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max" What does that mean to Kohan and Rhimes? And what does that mean to Viola Davis and Matthew Weiner, who presented the awards to these esteemed women? Below, find the transcripts of their speeches, which cover how their families -- and Hello Kitty -- have defined feminism for them.  Viola Davis (Presenter) Shonda, when recently asked in an. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Kate Hudson Has Almost Famous Reunion With Billy Crudup, Eric Stonestreet: Instagram Photo

16 May 2015 10:24 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Impromptu Almost Famous reunion :) @ericstonestreet "Your mom called....she freaked me out" ???? And then there's that other guy far left...???? #AlmostFamousLove A photo posted by Kate Hudson (@katehudson) on May 16, 2015 at 8:27am Pdt Still wild and free! Kate Hudson gave Almost Famous fans a thrill when she reunited with her former costars Billy Crudup and Eric Stonestreet on Friday, May 15. "Impromptu Almost Famous reunion @ericstonestreet," the Deepwater Horizon actress, 36, captioned an Instagram photo. Quoting the Cameron Crowe-directed movie, she added: "'Your mom called....she freaked [...] »

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Simpsons Fans Can Now Visit Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood

14 May 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

America’s longest-running cartoon, “The Simpsons,” has now come to life in the form of “Springfield,” the newest environment at Universal Studios Hollywood. The town will have its residency next to the park’s popular and award-winning “The Simpsons Ride.” The new addition of “Springfield” was celebrated by a big block party with special guests like the executive producer of “The Simpsons Al Jean, Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart), Yeardley Smith (the voice of Lisa) and Joe Mantegna (the voice of Fat Tony). Also among the partiers were Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Krusty the Clown and Sideshow Bob. The attraction brings visitors into the world they see on their TV screens  [ Read More ]

The post Simpsons Fans Can Now Visit Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- monique

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The Simpsons Loses the Voice Actor Behind Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and More

14 May 2015 6:51 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The Simpsons scored two more seasons from Fox last week with Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria all signing deals to continue voicing their characters , but it looks like one key cast member isn’t returning, Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers, Seymour Skinner, Otto and more. Here are the tweets Shearer shared quoting a letter he received from executive producer James L. Brooks’ lawyer: from James L. Brooks' lawyer: "show will go on, Harry will not be part of it, wish him the best.". (1/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work. Of course, I wish him the very best. (2/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 Shortly after retweeting Shearer’s tweets, showrunner Al Jean posted the following: .@thesimpsons #everysimpsonsever The show will go on, made by people who love it »

- Perri Nemiroff

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With Harry Shearer gone, here's what 'The Simpsons' will do with Mr. Burns & Flanders

14 May 2015 5:17 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Simpsons" is about to lose the voices of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and many of its other most memorable supporting characters. But it's not going to be losing those characters. Last night, original castmember Harry Shearer posted a trio of tweets suggesting he wouldn't be continuing with the show, which Fox recently renewed for two more seasons. from James L. Brooks' lawyer: "show will go on, Harry will not be part of it, wish him the best.". (1/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work. Of course, I wish him the very best. (2/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 Thanks, Simpsons fans, for your support. — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This morning, longtime "Simpsons" showrunner Al Jean confirmed Shearer's exit to me, saying, "Harry Shearer was offered the same deal the rest of the cast accepted and passed.  We »

- Alan Sepinwall

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