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Han Solo Search: Watch Anthony Ingruber Play Harrison Ford (Again) With ‘Star Wars’ Impression (Video)

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News that Disney was moving forward with a standalone “Star Wars” film about a young Han Solo sent fans speculating on Tuesday, over which crop of actors might be in contention to play the famous character originated by Harrison Ford. Turns out there’s already a younger version of Ford on the market in Anthony Ingruber — who played an earlier Ford in Blake Lively’s 2015 decade-spanning drama “Age of Adaline.” Ingruber was so convincing as Ford that many wondered if CGI was used to age the latter backwards — all the better, then, that he’s had a Han Solo impression live on. »


- Matt Donnelly

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‘Boulevard’ Review: Robin Williams’ Final Dramatic Performance Walks Well-Worn Ground

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Director Dito Montiel‘s agreeable later-life coming-out drama “Boulevard” already labors under a burden of true tragedy: It’s the last dramatic role the late Robin Williams filmed before his August 2014 suicide, the knowledge of which colors and shapes a viewer’s reaction to the film. Williams stars as Nolan, a 60-year-old man with a perfectly normal life: 25 years working at the bank, marriage to his wife Joy (Kathy Baker) and a circle of good friends. Yet this isn’t the life Nolan wants, and one night he drives down to the part of town where young men and women »


- James Rocchi

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‘Ghostbusters’ Director Paul Feig Reveals Reboot’s New Car (Photo)

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Ghostbusters” director Paul Feig revealed the souped-up but retro-looking car that his all-female crew will be driving to chase spectral threats. “#Whattheygonnadrive,” Feig tweeted Tuesday along with a photo, which looks remarkably similar to the white station wagon that Bill Murray, Dan Akyroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson drove in the 1984 original. In the new outing, which Sony will release on July 22, 2016, the ghostbusting team will be played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. The cast also includes Chris Hemsworth, Andy Garcia and Cecily Strong. Also Read: 'Ghostbusters' Casts Andy Garcia, Cecily Strong, Michael K. »


- Thom Geier

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Walt Disney World Removes Bill Cosby Statue

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A Bill Cosby statue has been removed from Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida. The statue came down Tuesday night after the park closed, a Walt Disney World spokesperson told TheWrap. The bronze bust of the embattled comedian is being removed in the wake of court documents from a 2005 deposition that were unsealed on Monday in which Cosby admitted to having obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex. Also Read: 5 Shocking Revelations From Unsealed Bill Cosby Deposition The move comes after an online petition on Change.org »


- Debbie Emery

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Stx and Jim Henson Co. Hook Up for R-Rated Puppet Movie

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Stx Entertainment and the Jim Henson Company are developing a black comedy and live-action hybrid that the film company sees as racy and raucous enough to bring an R-rating. It hasn’t got one yet — that comes when the Motion Picture Association of America ratings board gets a look —  or a title or voice cast. Todd Berger and Dee Robertson wrote the script, with an assist from Erich and Jon Hoeber. Late Muppets creator Jim Henson’s son, Brian Henson, will direct the project, which tells the story of the puppet stars of “The Happytime Gang” TV show. Also Read: Reese Witherspoon to Star in, »


- Todd Cunningham

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Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Movie in the Works at Fox

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Fox is developing a film based on the Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage in all 50 states, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. The studio’s Fox 2000 division picked up the life rights to Jim Obergefell,the lead plaintiff in the landmark court case. The story will also partly be based on “21 Years to Midnight,” a forthcoming book proposal by Obergefell and journalist Debbie Cenziper. Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen will be producing the project through their Temple Hill banner. The duo previously made “The Fault in Our Stars” for the studio. Also Read: Gay Hollywood: »


- Linda Ge

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5 Shocking Revelations From Unsealed Bill Cosby Deposition

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Bill Cosby‘s 2005 court deposition, released Monday, revealed the comedian admitted to obtaining sedatives with the purpose of giving them to women he intended to have sex with. It was just one of several explosive revelations in the 66-page document. Cosby had been testifying under oath during a sexual assault civil suit brought by Andrea Constand. As part of his defense, Cosby admitted to giving an exclusive interview to The National Enquirer in exchange for the tabloid spiking a story about another alleged victim. The comedian also admitted that he contacted his agent at William Morris and instructed him to. »


- Joe Otterson

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Donald Trump Debunked: Fact Checking 7 of His Most Outrageous Claims

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When Donald Trump announced he was running for president on June 16, he did it with flare, chutzpah and a hefty dose of political theater. He also made several inaccurate statements on immigration, unemployment and the economy. While there are plenty of reporters fact-checking The Donald’s political statements, TheWrap takes a look at Trump’s comments regarding his Hollywood career. Also Read: Espn Flees Donald Trump Golf Course in ESPYs Tournament Move “Celebrity Apprentice” ratings During the winter TV press tour in January, Trump told reporters the first hour of “Celebrity Apprentice” was a great lead-in to its second hour showing, »


- Itay Hod

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Donald Trump to Address Hollywood Conservative Group

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Donald Trump will speak to Friends of Abe, a leading private Hollywood conservative group, this Friday in Brentwood, a person close to the event told TheWrap. Foa gatherings have become a regular stop for Republican presidential hopefuls since 2004. But Trump’s appearance is especially noteworthy in light of his recent comments on Mexican immigrants which set off a national outcry in recent days. “I’m anxious to give him the opportunity to clarify what he has said and what is in his heart,” Foa member and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Lionel Chetwynd told TheWrap on Tuesday. “Trump expressed his opinion,” he added. »


- Itay Hod

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Rosie Perez Will Not Return to ‘The View’ Next Season

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Rosie Perez will not return as co-host of “The View” next season. She will tape her last episode on Aug. 6 — the Season 18 finale. “Our friend Rosie Perez has decided to leave the show at the conclusion of this season to pursue full time her love for acting,” executive producer Bill Wolff said in a letter to staff. “Stepping into the role of talk show host at the same time she has been starring on Broadway has been incredibly impressive. And beyond being an enormously talented performer, Rosie is a dedicated advocate who has brought passion and insight »


- Daniel Holloway

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘The Walk’ First Project for Create Advertising Group’s New Virtual Reality Division

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Creative Advertising Group announced Tuesday that it was launching a new division for branded virtual-reality experiences. The first project for CreateVR is a tie-in to Sony’s upcoming film “The Walk,” which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, who famously walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. CreateVR’s “Can You Walk the Walk?” allows users to simulate Petit’s historic stunt using Sony’s “Project Morpheus” system, a virtual-reality extension of PlayStation4 that the company hopes to roll out for consumers in 2016. Also Read: Oculus Unveils Virtual Reality Headset - But Will Facebook's 1.5 Billion Users. »


- Thom Geier

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Amy Pascal Names Ian Dalrymple Head of New York Production Office

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Amy Pascal has hired Ian Dalrymple, a former Scott Rudin Productions staffer, to head the New York office of her production outfit Pascal Pictures, TheWrap has learned. Dalrymple, a development executive with films like “Aloha” and the forthcoming “Steve Jobs” on his resume, will open the East Coast shop and report to Pascal’s production head Rachel O’Connor. “Rachel and I are thrilled to have Ian join our team. His taste is impeccable. His relationships are very strong and his ability to shine in both the film and literary worlds is a perfect combination for us as we continue to build our. »


- Matt Donnelly

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‘Minions’ Fans Go Crazy With ‘Despicable Me’ Spin-Off Themed Weddings, Tic Tacs, Shoes

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Even before Universal Studios announced they would be releasing a “Despicable Me” spin-off titled “Minions,” people went bananas for Gru’s little helpers. Some fans take it to extremes, however, with one couple even decking out their wedding in a Minion theme, while others have made elaborate yellow cakes dedicated to the kookie characters. There’s a Minion-themed hotel suite at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, Florida, and Minion Tic Tacs selling for almost $400. In light of the “Minions” premiere on July 10, TheWrap takes a look at some of the most bizarre and elaborate creations, accessories and paraphernalia. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Rush Limbaugh Calls Bill Cosby a ‘Sexual Disgrace,’ Compares Him to Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Clinton, Michael Sam

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Rush Limbaugh is condemning Bill Cosby as another “sexual disgrace” in light of the damning deposition released Monday, claiming that liberal media has portrayed him as a hero. In the newly-unsealed documents, the 77-year-old comedian admitted that he obtained Quaaludes to give to young women he intended to have sex with. On his radio program “The Rush Limbaugh Show” on Tuesday, Limbaugh drew comparisons between Cosby and a number of other controversial figures he believes got a free pass with the media. “Over here, Michael Sam. Over here, Caitlyn Jenner. Over here, Bill Cosby. Over here, Bill Clinton. Over here, »


- Kathy Zerbib

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Donald Trump’s Miss USA Pageant Names Todd Newton, Alex Wehrley as New Hosts

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The Miss USA pageant has named Todd Newton and Alex Wehrley as its new hosts, TheWrap has learned. Newton won a Daytime Emmy in 2010 for hosting “Family Game Night,” while Wehrley was Miss USA Wisconsin in 2009. Ok! TV’s Julie Alexandria has also been named as backstage host. They join the pageant amid ongoing controversy surrounding its co-owner, Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Jeannie Mai joined fellow former co-hosts Thomas Roberts, Cheryl Burke, Roselyn Sanchez and Cristian de la Fuente in dropping out of Miss USA. Also Read: 'The Real's' Jeannie Mai Becomes 5th Miss USA Co-Host to Dump »


- Joe Otterson

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Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Adds Elodie Yung as Elektra

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Elektra is headed for Hell’s Kitchen, with Marvel and Netflix casting Elodie Yung in the role of the iconic Marvel superhero for Season 2 of “Daredevil.” Charlie Cox stars on the series as Matt Murdoch, the blind lawyer by day, superhero by night who seeks to save New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. A sometime love interest for Cox’s character, in the comics Elektra Natchios studied martial arts with Stick, who was also Murdoch’s sensei, and spent time as an assassin and bounty hunter. Jennifer Garner played the same character in Marvel’s 2003 “Daredevil” starring Ben Affleck, »


- Linda Ge

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National Enquirer Dodges Questions Over Killed Bill Cosby Sex Abuse Story

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The National Enquirer has responded to revelations in the 2005 Bill Cosby deposition that suggest it killed a negative story on the TV legend in exchange for him granting an exclusive interview. The tabloid’s response to questions that it scrapped a story on Cosby accuser Beth Ferrier was to not address the questions at all. “The National Enquirer, more than any other publication, was unflinching in our aggressive coverage of allegations against Mr. Cosby beginning in 2000 when everyone else avoided the story,” an American Media Inc. spokesperson told TheWrap. “We continue to remain aggressive in our reporting today and stand by the. »


- Jordan Chariton

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Subway Suspends Ties With Jared Fogle Amid Child Pornography Investigation

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Subway and Jared Fogle have “agreed to mutually suspend” their ties after police and the FBI raided the home of the chain’s longtime spokesperson early Tuesday morning as part of a child-pornography investigation. Subway tweeted, “Subway & Jared Fogle have agreed to suspend their relationship due to the current investigation. Jared is cooperating with authorities.” Subway & Jared Fogle have agreed to suspend their relationship due to the current investigation. Jared is cooperating with authorities. – Subway® (@Subway) July 7, 2015 Subway also removed all photos of Fogle from its website. Previously, the sandwich company had a section on the site titled “Jared’s. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Relativity Moves Kristen Wiig’s ‘Masterminds’ on Heels of $320 Million Catalyst Investment

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Relativity Media has moved its star-studded comedy “Masterminds” from summer to fall release as the company adjusts to a course-correcting $320 million investment from Catalyst Capital. The bank heist comedy starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis was scheduled for theaters on August 19 but will now open October 9. “Relativity Studios has rescheduled the release of its next film Masterminds to October 9, 2015, to allow the company to focus on its recapitalization and give this film the proper attention and support it deserves,” said a statement from the studio to TheWrap. The nine-figure investment, secured over the Fourth of »


- Matt Donnelly

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Hillary Clinton ‘Disappointed’ in Trump’s Mexico Comments, Dismisses Email Controversy

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Hillary Clinton took aim at Donald Trump’s Mexican-immigration comments, telling CNN she’s “very disappointed” in Trump for his disparaging statements as well as in the Republican Party for not condemning his remarks sooner. “I’m very disappointed in those comments and I feel very bad, and very disappointed with him and with the Republican party for not responding immediately and saying, ‘Enough! Stop It!’,” Clinton told CNN’s Brianna Keilar during her first major interview since launching her 2016 bid for the White House in April. Keilar asked Clinton about Republican front runner Jeb Bush’s approach to immigration. »


- Itay Hod

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