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Julianne Hough & Derek Hough Dress Up Like La La Land Couple at Nina Dobrev's Birthday Party

1 hour ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Julianne Hough and Derek Hough have got La La Land fever too! The siblings and Dancing With the Stars cast members dressed up like Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's characters from the musical film at friend Nina Dobrev's 28th birthday party at a bowling alley. Julianne sported a bright yellow dress while Derek wore a light tan suit jacket, a matching newsboy cap, a gray tie and dark pants. The movie depicts a romance between an aspiring actress and jazz musician. It is set in the present but features song and dance numbers that bring to mind the Golden Age of Hollywood. La La Land won seven Golden Globes earlier this month and many expect the film to be nominated »

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Box Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ Doubles Competition to Win Friday

2 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Split,” from M. Night Shyamalan and Blumhouse Productions, is splintering box office expectations in its opening weekend after earning $14.6 million on Friday from 3,038 locations. The horror-thriller doubled its closest competition, “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” which took in $7.1 million from 3,651 theaters.

Split” is beating Friday estimates, which put it at about $28 million for the weekend. Now, it’s three-day total could be as much as $34 million.

After winning the past two weekend, “Hidden Figures” should sit comfortably in third. The film earned an additional $4.4 million on Friday on its way to a $16 million three-day total. Musical duo “La La Land” and “Sing” should round out the weekend’s top five.

The Founder,” meanwhile, is floundering in its first week. From 1,115 locations, the film grossed about $1 million heading toward a $3 million opening frame.

Faith-based film “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” is heading toward a less-than desirable $1.1 million opening weekend after earning about $380,000 on Friday. »

- Seth Kelley

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Taylor ‘Not So’ Swift Impersonator Hits Head While Pranking Nina Dobrev

20 hours ago | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

The only thing more epic than “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” was the prank war Nina Dobrev and Ruby Rose had behind the scenes. Related: Nina Dobrev Could Return For ‘Vampire Diaries’ Final Season In one instance, Rose hired a Taylor Swift impersonator to serenade Dobrev on set. The prank, unfortunately, didn’t go off as […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ to Twist Past Vin Diesel’s ‘xXx’ at Weekend Box Office

21 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

M. Night Shyamalan’s horror-thriller “Split” has separated from its rivals, and is on its way toward a surprisingly strong $28 million in its opening weekend at 3,038 North American locations, early estimates showed Friday.

Vin Diesel’s launch of “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” is heading for a second-place finish with about $20 million at 3,651 sites while the historical drama “Hidden Figures” continues its solid performance in third with $16 million. Michael Keaton’s biopic “The Founder” is showing little traction with a modest $3 million to $4 million weekend at 1,115 locations.

Split” is outperforming recent expectations, which had been at around $20 million at 3,037 sites earlier this week. Early grosses point to a $12 million $14 million opening day with Thursday night previews of $2 million, while “Xander Cage” heads for a $7 million to $9 million opening day. Some early estimates project that “Split” will hit as much as $35 million during the weekend.

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- Dave McNary

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‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ Review

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Stars: Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose, Donnie Yen, Rory McCann, Toni Collette, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Deepika Padukone, Danny Wu, Ariadna Gutierrez | Written by F. Scott Frazier | Directed by D.J. Caruso

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage starts off strong (and ridiculous) and keeps on going at a hundred miles per hour. You know you’re in for a crazy ride when the movie starts with title cards introducing each character: name, characteristics, favourite song, etc., you know, the usual! Even more ridiculous is that the first person we see – besides Samuel L. Jackson’s super-spy Gibbons – is footballing superstar Neymar, who is being recruited into the xXx program, in a Chinese restaurant, at 7am in the morning… Sounds absurd? Yes. Fun? Definitely!

And that’s the key to xXx 3, it is absurd And fun. The two go hand in hand, that’s how the franchise started and that’s how I hope it goes on… »

- Phil Wheat

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Second Opinion – xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

20 January 2017 10:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

XxX: Return of Xander Cage, 2017.

Directed by D.J. Caruso.

Starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Kris Wu, Nina Dobrev, Rory McCann, Michael Bisping, Hermione Corfield, Toni Collette, Tony González, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ice Cube.

Synopsis:

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Here is all that needs to be known about XxX: Return of Xander Cage: It has probably one of the dumbest and most generic plots to ever grace the action sub-genre of “kicking ass in style while getting the girl”, which doesn’t detract from the experience one bit. Vin Diesel has a clear grasp on why the resurrection of the Fast and Furious series is working, and more importantly, the flavor of balls-to-the-wall, all logic abandoned, f*** physics and gravity ludicrous chaos his »

- Robert Kojder

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Ian Somerhalder on Elena's Presence in The Vampire Diaries' Final Episodes: 'She Is Still the Light in Damon's Life'

20 January 2017 9:13 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Even if Nina Dobrev doesn’t return to film new scenes, Vampire Diaries fans will be getting a whole lot of Elena as the CW drama barrels towards its March 10 series finale — and you have Sybil to thank for it.

RelatedExclusive: The Vampire DiariesMatt Davis to Visit The Originals in Season 4 Crossover

Having already spent much of Season 8 warping Damon’s mind with memories of his sleeping beauty, Sybil kicks things up a notch in Friday’s episode (8/7c), which finds the gang reliving one of the series’ most iconic events: the Miss Mystic Falls pageant. As Stefan recalls in the promo below, »

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Box Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ Abducts $2 Million in Thursday Night Launch

20 January 2017 8:32 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

M. Night Shyamalan’s horror-thriller “Split” has taken an impressive $2 million at 2,295 locations in Thursday night preview showings in North America.

Split” easily outdistanced Thursday night previews of Vin Diesel’s “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” which took in a decent $1.2 million at 2,536 sites.

Universal is expanding “Split,” starring James McAvoy as a man with 24 personalities, to 3,037 sites on Friday. The Thursday night figure for “Split” doubled the $1 million in previews from Shyamalan’s found-footage horror movie “The Visit,” which scored an opening weekend of $25.4 million two years ago.

Shyamalan produces and directs from his own script in a story of McAvoy’s character capturing three young women. It’s the 12th movie that Shyamalan has directed with 1999’s “The Sixth Sense” remaining the most successful with more than $650 million in worldwide grosses.

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Split” is poised to battle “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” for the top »

- Dave McNary

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Broad City vs. Inauguration Day: Watch Abbi and Ilana Face the 'Apocalypse'

20 January 2017 8:27 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The broads of Broad City have weathered their fair share of storms — including a hellish detour en route to a dog wedding — but nothing could have prepared them for Jan. 20, 2017.

RelatedExclusive: Nina Dobrev to Guest on Workaholics in Her First Post-Vampire Diaries TV Role

Comedy Central on Friday released a special Inauguration Day episode — if this was 2001, I’d call it a webisode — in which Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer‘s characters brace themselves for the official swearing in of Donald Trump as president of these here United States.

Naturally, Abbi remains focused on what’s currently important (“I’m sorry, »

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Nina Dobrev's Friends Shower Her With Love and Support at Her Movie Premiere

20 January 2017 7:40 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Nina Dobrev was surrounded by her best friends when she attended the La premiere of her new film, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, on Thursday. The actress, who famously left The Vampire Diaries at the end of season six, just couldn't contain her joy as she brought Julianne Hough and Gossip Girl's Jessica Szohr along as her dates. Aside from throwing a few silly faces for the cameras, Nina and Julianne also showed a little leg as they flaunted their dresses' high slits on the red carpet. Can we please join this amazing friend group? Related:This Theory About Nina Dobrev's Return to The Vampire Diaries Makes a Lot of SenseNina Dobrev and Julianne Hough Put Their Adorable Friendship on Full Display at the AMAs18 Times You Wished You Were Friends With Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough »

- Kelsie Gibson

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"Taylor Swift" Pranked Nina Dobrev and It Didn't Go Well

20 January 2017 5:39 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Do your research, folks! While filming, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Nina Dobrev and Ruby Rose launched an epic prank war on each other. Eventually it turned so intense that neither star wanted to leave her trailer, but ultimately work would call. One day Rose innocently decided to up the ante on their prank war by hiring a Taylor Swift impersonator to serenade the Vampire Diaries alum on set, but it didn't end well. "She hired an impersonator to come to our set and sing to me and bombard me in my trailer, but what she didn't know was that the girl hired to do this was actually a huge fan," Dobrev, appeared alongside Chris Hardwick, recalled on The Late Late Show Thursday. "She got really nervous »

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Exclusive: Watch Nina Dobrev Rap 'Baby Got Back' Like a Pro at 'xXx' Premiere

20 January 2017 1:10 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Nina Dobrev shined on the red carpet at the premiere of her new film, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, at the Tcl Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Thursday.

The actress turned heads in a striking Elie Saab gown, with a colorful star-patterned bodice and long, black skirt with a thigh-high slit.

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Watch: Nina Dobrev Rocks New Lob at 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' Premiere in London

It's no wonder the former Vampire Diaries star turned her style game up to an 11. As she told Et's Carly Steel on the red carpet, the big, star-studded event was "kind of a big deal" for her."

"This is my first big premiere [in] L.A." Dobrev shared. "I've never had a premiere at the Chinese theater in my entire career."

The 28-year-old star called the experience "surreal," adding, "If you told the 14-year-old version of me when I was not an actor that I would be at a huge »

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Exclusive: Ruby Rose Gushes Over 'Amazing' Girlfriend at 'xXx' Premiere: She's My 'Moral Compass'

19 January 2017 11:05 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Ruby Rose is so in love!

The Orange Is the New Black star stunned at the premiere of her new film, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, at the Tcl Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Thursday, showing off her multitude of tattoos in a daring ivory Julien Macdonald gown with a plunging neckline and high front-slit.

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News: Ruby Rose Shows Off Bikini Body and Awesome Tattoos While On Vacation in Spain

Rose was joined at the premiere by her girlfriend, Jess Origliasso, and the Australian actress had nothing but praise for her lady love.

"She is the most amazing person," Rose shared with Et's Carly Steel. "We just jam every night. We just play music and sing and cook dinner, and she's amazing. She's wonderful."

"She's always such a [source of] moral support for me and a moral compass," she added. "I'm so glad she came tonight."

More: 17 Reasons Why 'Orange Is the New Black' Star »

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Film Review: ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’

19 January 2017 4:54 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” begins in outer space, and the camera follows a rogue satellite as it leaves orbit and plummets toward the exact spot on earth where Samuel L. Jackson and Brazilian soccer star Neymar are discussing Stacy Peralta skate films in a Chinese restaurant. A few minutes later, the camera follows Vin Diesel as he dirt-skis down a snowless hillside in order to connect Dominican fishermen with a pirated feed of the World Cup. Half an hour after that, it picks up with Diesel as he surfs ten-foot waves on a motorcycle off the shore of a Philippine rave-island. None of this makes any more sense onscreen than it does on paper, and therein lies this film’s undeniable numbskull appeal.

It’s unlikely that anyone aside from prodigal star and producer Diesel was screaming for a return of the “xXx” franchise, which already felt Clinton-era-dated when »

- Andrew Barker

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xXx: Return Of Xander Cage Review

19 January 2017 2:32 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Watching xXx: Return Of Xander Cage mimics the effect of mainlining a Red Bull/Jolt Cola concoction while you skydive off the Empire State Building with only a handkerchief for a parachute. It’s like Shaun White and Travis Pastrana had conjoining daredevil wet dreams that formed some Exxxtreme tsunami of fantastical X-Games stuntmanship. I imagine someone asking “what about a story?” only to have Vin Diesel grab them by the lapel, hoist them up and say, “how about I skateboard, travel and bed sexy ladies for the first twenty minutes, There’S Your Story!” – they complied, of course. That’s the opening to Xander Cage’s adrenaline-packed franchise return, and radness only increases from there broskis and braskis!

Agent Xander Cage’s return is a somber one, since it begins with the death of Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson). Government suit Jane Marke (Toni Collette) calls Xander out of retirement to avenge Gibbons’ death, »

- Matt Donato

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Deepika Padukone: “Nothing makes me happier than being in front of a camera and being on a film set”

19 January 2017 6:57 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Deepika Padukone as Serena Unger in xXx: Return Of Xander Cage by Paramount Pictures and Revolution Studios

From Om Shanti Om, to Cocktail, Tamasha, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Piku and Bajirao Mastani to name a few, Deepika Padukone has established herself as one of the finest actresses in Hindi films. With each new role she creates, audiences and critics love her and they can’t wait to see what she will bring to the big screen next.

Always up for a challenge and a chance to play something new, the actress is making her debut in Hollywood with her role in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. This full on thrilling action film, directed by DJ Caruso, stars Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose, Donny Yen, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel Jackson releases worldwide today!

I was very lucky to get the chance to have a quick chat »

- Stacey Yount

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Movie Review – xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

19 January 2017 2:52 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

xXx: Return of Xander Cage, 2017.

Directed by D.J. Caruso.

Starring Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, Ruby Rose, Deepika Padukone, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Tony Jaa, Rory McCann, Michael Bisping, Nicky Jam, Neymar Jr., Kris Wu, Donnie Yen and Ice Cube.

Synopsis:

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

There’s a fine line between dumb and total idiocy. The Fast and Furious series steps that line, all be it with little care, but it does step that line. With xXx: Return of Xander Cage, a sequel entirely unwarranted and unjustifiable, Vin Diesel transcends all known boundaries and into a whole new plain of unmitigated, unbridled idiocy. It’s hysterical nonsense drowning in sexual politics Roger Moore-era Bond would find uncomfortable and set pieces born out of the frenzy only thought possible during »

- Amie Cranswick

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Box Office: ‘Split’ to Battle Vin Diesel’s ‘Xander Cage’ for Top Spot

18 January 2017 10:06 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

M. Night Shyamalan’s horror-thriller “Split” and Vin Diesel’s “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” are poised to fight for the North American box office crown with about $20 million each this coming weekend.

Fox’s historical drama “Hidden Figures,” which has won the past two weekends, is likely to remain a solid contender in the $15 million to $18 million range.

Universal is launching “Split,” starring James McAvoy as a man with 24 personalities, at approximately 3,015 North American venues. Shyamalan produces and directs from his own script.

Split” has been building buzz among its core fans since its debut screening at September’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, followed by an official screening at November’s AFI Festival in Los Angeles and 24 word-of-mouth screenings on Friday the 13th last week, mirroring the 24 personalities of McAvoy’s character. Critics seem to be embracing “Split,” which so carries an 75% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Shyamalan is self-financing the $5 million project. »

- Dave McNary

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What Nina Dobrev Can Say About Her Rumored 'Vampire Diaries' Return

18 January 2017 4:54 AM, PST | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

With The Vampire Diaries preparing to air its final stretch of episodes, fans are desperately hoping that Nina Dobrev will come back. The actress, who exited The Vampire Diaries at the end of season 6, has been heavily rumored to return for at least one episode during the final season. However, in a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Nina Dobrev explained that fans are going to have to wait quite a bit longer to find out if Elena Gilbert is coming back to the show. 

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- editor@buddytv.com

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The Vampire Diaries: Has The CW Series Been Cancelled or Renewed for Season Nine?

17 January 2017 5:49 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWill the very heart of Mystic Falls stop beating? Has The Vampire Diaries TV show been cancelled or renewed for a ninth season on The CW? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is a dedicated place to track the status of The Vampire Diaries season nine. You can bookmark this page or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's this TV show about?For its first six seasons on the television network, The Vampire Diaries featured the love triangle between (the at first human and later vampire) Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and the blood thirsty Brothers Salvatore, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder). To account for Dobrev's departure at the end of season six, the Elena character was placed in a magical coma that tied »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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