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Watch Emblem3 Perform New Song ‘End of Summer’ at TheWrap Studio (Video)

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Emblem3 stopped by TheWrap this week and turned an ordinary afternoon into a private acoustic show. TheWrapStudio stage hosted back-to-back interviews Thursday, first with LL Cool J, who walked in with a style and swagger that made sure you didn’t forget who he is — a seriously cool dude. After dishing on hosting the Grammys this upcoming Monday and teasing a controversial performance by Kendrick Lamar, LL cleared the stage for the guys from Emblem3. Most of the time when talent waits to do an interview, they sit and talk with their team or our host, but Emblem3 said “hi »


- Andrew Curry

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Universal Acquires Rights to Gillian Flynn’s ‘The Grownup’

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Universal has acquired the rights to Gillian Flynn‘s “The Grownup.” Michael De Luca is producing, and Natalie Krinsky, whose previous credits include TV’s “Red Band Society” and “Gossip Girl,” is attached to pen the script. The “Gone Girl” author’s short story originally appeared in George R. R. Martin‘s “Rogues” anthology in 2014. It follows a fake psychic who visits an eerie Victorian home that has been the source of terror and grief, and realizes she may not have to pretend to believe in ghosts anymore. Also read: 'Gone Girl' Author Gillian Flynn to Co-Write Steve »


- Reid Nakamura

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Porn Actress Fires Back at Ted Cruz for Pulling Campaign Ad: ‘I Would Say It’s a Tad Bit Hypocritical’ (Video)

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The softcore porn star who appeared in a Ted Cruz campaign ad is firing back at the Texas senator for pulling the spot from the airwaves. “I would say it’s a tad bit hypocritical,” actress Amy Lindsay told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Friday. “But maybe they just liked the film,” she said, referring to her adult movie. “I don’t want to use the word hypocritical but it’s definitely a dichotomy to me.”   Also Read: Ted Cruz Accidentally Cast a Porn Actress in a Campaign Ad He Just Pulled Cruz’s presidential campaign was caught with its »


- Itay Hod

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‘Graceland’ Alum Manny Montana Joins ABC Pilot ‘Conviction’

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Graceland” alum Manny Montana has joined the cast of ABC’s legal drama pilot “Conviction.” Hayley Atwell stars in the pilot, and Shawn Ashmore and Emily Kinney also recently joined the cast. Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper will executive produce the pilot with co-creators Liz Friedman and Liz Friedlander. Friedman wrote and Friedlander will direct the pilot. Also Read: 'Walking Dead' Alum Emily Kinney Joins ABC Pilot 'Conviction' The project is a co-production between the Mark Gordon Co. and ABC Studios, and Entertainment One (eOne) will handle international rights. The series tells the story of Carter Morrison (Atwell), the brilliant »


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Grammys Host LL Cool J Teases Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Controversial’ Performance (Video)

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Grammys host LL Cool J teased some of this year’s performances for TheWrap, including Lady Gaga‘s David Bowie tribute and a “controversial” turn on stage by rapper Kendrick Lamar. “Taylor Swift is opening the show, but then we have everyone from Rihanna to Lady Gaga to Adele,” the host told TheWrap’s Stuart Brazell. Gaga will be performing a David Bowie tribute on Monday’s awards show, where LL Cool J will be serving as host for the fifth straight year. Also read: Grammys Host LL Cool J Exclusive StudioWrap Portraits (Photos) “Kendrick Lamar is going to do something very controversial, »


- Reid Nakamura

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Kanye West Somehow Keeps His Mouth Shut in ‘SNL’ Promo (Video)

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Prepare yourself for a rare treat: Kanye West exercising his right to remain silent. West, who will serve as musical guest on this week’s “Saturday Night Live,” appears in a new promo with host Melissa McCarthy. And we’d quote him on his upcoming appearance, except he had nothing to say during the promo. Literally, absolutely nothing to say. And it was glorious. Also Read: Taylor Swift Fans Lash Out at 'Dumb' Kanye West for Rapping He 'Made That Bitch Famous' The normally outspoken West unveiled his latest album, “The Life of Pablo,” this week. He also unleashed yet another controversy upon the world, »


- Tim Kenneally

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Dr. Dre, Apple Working on Original TV Show ‘Vital Signs’

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Apple is hoping that Dr. Dre can provide an inroad into the world of television. The rapper/mogul, who’s already aligned with Apple following the company’s 2014 purchase of Beats Electronics, is working on a new TV show for Apple, the New York Times reports. The six-episode drama series, which has the title “Vital Signs,” would be offered through the company’s, streaming service Apple TV, via Apple Music. Also Read: Jerry Heller Sues Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Others for $110 Million Over 'Straight Outta Compton' Portrayal It isn’t yet known when the show will be available, »


- Tim Kenneally

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‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Director on How the Singer Inspired Beyonce

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Liz Garbus’s current Best Documentary Oscar nomination for “What Happened, Miss Simone?” (the DGA and International Documentary Association Award-nominated Nina Simone film, the first project Netflix ever bought from a pitch) only came about thanks to her previous Best Documentary Oscar nominee (1998’s “The Farm: Angola USA”). “Radical Media put together a list of directors for Nina’s family, and her daughter Lisa Simone’s husband responded to my name, because ‘The Farm’ stuck with him,” Garbus told TheWrap awards editor Steve Pond Wednesday at Los Angeles’ The Landmark theater for TheWrap’s Screening Series. Garbus wasn’t sure »


- Tim Appelo

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Maya Rudolph-Martin Short Variety Show Officially Set at NBC

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NBC has officially picked up to series the long-in-the-works variety show hosted by “Saturday Night Live” alums Maya Rudolph and Martin Short. Tentatively titled “Maya and Marty,” the show will be produced by “SNL” creator Lorne Michaels. The number of episodes, premiere date and format have not yet been decided. Rudolph, who left NBC’s live sketch series in 2007, previously hosted the one-off variety show “The Maya Rudolph Show” on the network in 2014, a test run for a possible series. Also read: Fox, Andy Samberg to Launch Saturday Night Sketch Series The duo then hosted the 40th anniversary episode of “SNL” together. »


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Former MGM Boss Harry Sloan to Host John Kasich Fundraiser

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who came in a surprising second place during the New Hampshire primaries this week, is already getting some major love from a Hollywood power player. Harry Sloan, CEO of Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. and former CEO of MGM, will host a fundraiser for the Gop candidate at the Park Avenue home of Sarah Nash and Michael Sylvester on Feb. 17 in New York City, according to an invite obtained by TheWrap. Tickets for the event start at $2,700 for attendees and up to $10,000 for hosts. Sloan served as the California state financial chair for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. »


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Zac Brown Sued for Alleged Injury to Blind Woman at Concert

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Country musician Zac Brown has been slapped with a lawsuit filed by a blind woman who claims that she was injured at a Zac Brown Band concert when fans rushed the stage. In the suit filed in federal court in Massachusetts, Karen Perry said that she was injured at an August 2015 concert by the band at Fenway Park in Boston. Also Read: Tori Spelling Cooks Up Lawsuit Against Benihana Over Alleged Burning Incident Perry claims that she was seated in close proximity to the stage in the disabled section when Brown began to reach out to shake hands with audience members. »


- Tim Kenneally

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Katy Perry, Elton John to Headline Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

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Hillary Clinton is getting some Hollywood lovin’ from Katy Perry, Elton John and Andra Day. The singers will be lending their voices to a special fundraising concert at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on March 2. Tickets for the concert will set you back at least $125. Also Read: Ted Cruz's New Hillary Clinton Attack Ad Parodies 'Office Space' (Video) Coming the day after Super Tuesday, the concert — dubbed “I’m With Her” — will feature Hillary Clinton, former president Bill Clinton and daughter, Chelsea Clinton. Proceeds from will benefit the Hillary Victory Fund. Perry, a vocal Clinton supporter, »


- Itay Hod

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Bill Cosby Is Appealing (In Court, That Is)

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Attorneys for scandal-scarred comedian Bill Cosby are taking another run at having the criminal case against him dismissed. After judge Stephen T. O’Neill denied Cosby’s petition to dismiss the charges against him and to have current Montgomery County, Pennsylvania district attorney Kevin Steele removed from the case, Cosby’s legal team filed notice Friday that they are appealing the decision to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Cosby was charged with aggravated indecent assault in December. The charges stem from accusations made by former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, who claims Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in his Pennsylvania home in 2004. After. »


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Jaden Smith, His Skirts and the New Mainstream

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Let’s get the facts out of the way first. Jaden Smith, the oldest child of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, has been signed on to model womenswear for Louis Vuitton. He has appeared on his own Instagram account wearing skirts and nail polish, and his dad recently said on a BBC radio show, as lovingly as possible, that the whole hands-off parenting philosophy may have gone a bit too far. If you’re wondering right now, “Why do we care about Jaden Smith?” the answer perfectly illustrates the great ouroboros of our digital lives. As someone like Jaden, who was born. »


- Jordan Crucchiola

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‘Amazing Race’ Social Media Stars Tyler Oakley, Blair Fowler and Cole Labrant Go Viral and Vicious (Video)

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Just before they set off on CBS’ $1 million race around the world, TheWrap asked the 11 social media star teams of the next “Amazing Race” to size each other up and decide who has the most Likes. Also Read: 11 'Amazing Race' Teams Ranked by Social Media Presence (Photos) They include Tyler Oakley, who is on President Obama’s White House invite list, “Magic Viner” Zack King, who boasts more followers than the CBS show, and many more with a gift for making online friends — and “Amazing Race” enemies. The video was recorded in November 2015, after the “The Amazing Race” Season 28 was fully. »


- Mikey Glazer

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‘Vanity Fair Confidential’ Producer Talks Giving Bill Cosby Victims a Voice in ID Series (Exclusive Video)

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Vanity Fair Confidential” is set to air an episode revolving around Bill Cosby and the rape allegations against the embattled comedian on Monday, but he won’t be the focus. “We were not out to try the case, or to have the story that we were telling take a point of view as far as the issue of guilt or innocence,” executive producer Steven Weinstock told TheWrap. “It was more about the expression of these women.” The show, which adapts stories previously published in Vanity Fair magazine in documentary style, is taking on Beverly Johnson‘s 2014 account of being drugged and raped by. »


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Daisy Ridley, Michael B. Jordan Join List of Oscars Presenters

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Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin have revealed a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live on Sunday, Feb. 28, on ABC. The presenters, including several Oscar winners, are Patricia Arquette, Abraham Attah, Cate Blanchett, Emily Blunt, Louis C.K., Common, Russell Crowe, Chris Evans, Jennifer Garner, Louis Gossett, Jr., Michael B. Jordan, Rachel McAdams, Dev Patel, Eddie Redmayne, Daisy Ridley, Sarah Silverman and Sofia Vergara “Through their work, these artists have shown us the unique, transformative power of cinema,” Hill and Hudlin said in a joint statement Friday. “We are delighted. »


- Jeff Sneider

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Why Shondaland’s Winter Premiere Ratings Aren’t as Bad as They Seem

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ABC thinks we should wait for three-day delayed-viewing ratings to appropriately judge Thursday’s Shondaland winter premieres — and the Disney broadcast network isn’t really wrong to suggest such a thing. Last night, “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder” suffered the worst of the “Tgit” drops versus their respective fall finales and prior season’s winter premieres (“Scandal,” for example, dropped 34 percent by the latter comparison), though those shows had some serious one-off competition from the two-hour PBS/CBS Democratic Debate, which also ran from 9 to 11 p.m. Et. But, as they say on TV: That’s not all. »


- Tony Maglio

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Donald Trump’s Blind Date With Candice Bergen Was a Disaster, Actress Says

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Donald Trump may have mastered the art of the deal — but when it comes to women, he was no expert … at least not according to Candice Bergen. “We had a blind date in college,” the “Murphy Brown” star told People on Thursday. “It was a very short evening.” Apparently Trump and Bergen went out on a date when they were both attending the Wharton School of Business. Also Read: Trump Today: Slamming Ted Cruz, Retweeting Neo-Nazis ... Again (Video) “I have no memory of it,” Bergen said about their date. But the one detail that’s still seared into her brain is a doozy. »


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Jamie-Lynn Sigler to Guest Star on ‘Baby Daddy’

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Jamie-Lynn Sigler has booked a guest role on Freeform’s “Baby Daddy.” The “Sopranos” alum will appear in two upcoming episodes of the cable comedy playing Sarah Gilcrest, the “hot teacher” from Ben’s (Jean-Luc Bilodeau) high school days. Ben sees Ms. Gilcrest again when he returns to school to finally take the one test he failed to finish so he can officially graduate. “Baby Daddy” returned for Season 5 earlier this month. Also read: 'Young & Hungry' Season 3 Sneak Peek Shows Gabi Still Hung Up on Josh (Exclusive Video) The popular series centers around Ben, a man who finds himself at a loss when a one-night. »


- Reid Nakamura

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