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BuzzFeed Fires Writer Over Multiple Instances of Plagiarism

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Benny Johnson has been fired from BuzzFeed after an internal investigation uncovered multiple instances of plagiarism in his work. Editor-in-chief Ben Smith wrote a post on the site Friday evening announcing the firing and apologizing to readers. Twitter users first brought attention to several instances of plagiarism on BuzzFeed's site, citing passages in articles written by Johnson which had been lifted word-for-word from other sites like Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers and U.S. News & World Report. Also read: Former BuzzFeed President & COO Jon Steinberg Joins Mailonline as CEO Gawker posted the first story about the then-alleged plagiarism. That lead BuzzFeed to begin an. »


- Jason Hughes

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Bradley Cooper Wanted Even More Suffering in ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale (Video)

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Bradley Cooper admitted to being a huge fan of HBO's “Game of Thrones” during an appeared on “The Late Late Show.” As Craig Ferguson is also an avid viewer, the two of them geeked out about the show for a few minutes, and they absolutely didn't worry about spoilers at all. See photos: Party Report in Pictures: Bradley Cooper, Mindy Kaling, Benicio del Toro, Charlie Hunnam Their conversation spoiled not only the shocking turn at the end of the first season, but it also touched on developments in the latest season as well. In other words, there be “GoT” spoilers ahead. »


- Jason Hughes

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‘Teen Wolf’ Mid-Season Trailer Promises Darkness and Possible Death

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“No one else dies,” Scott declares in the mid-season trailer for MTV's “Teen Wolf.” But it looks like it won't be so easy for team “Wolf” to live up to those words. Tyler Hoechlin's Derek, in particular, wasn't looking too good at the close of the trailer. Meanwhile, Tyler Posey‘s Scott must battle his own inner demons as he faces the man who made him. Also read: ‘Teen Wolf’ Renewed for Season 5 At least there were some brief moments of happiness between some of the characters. Posey and Arden Cho's Kira got cozy in one quick scene, »


- Jason Hughes

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Mike Tyson Channels Scooby-Doo in Adult Swim's ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ Trailer (Video)

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For anyone who grew up on the various incarnations of Scooby-Doo over the years, Adult Swim's “Mike Tyson Mysteries may be just the solution. It features a similar visual style and the same mystery-solving adventures, but with an adult sense of humor about the whole thing. After all, his team includes a depressed ghost and a narcissistic pigeon. See video: Adult Swim's New Slate Features Mike Tyson, Jack McBrayer, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Jim Rash is well cast as the ghost, who somehow suffers from insomnia, while Norm MacDonald perfectly brings to life the foul-mouthed “Pigeon.” The gang is rounded out by. »


- Jason Hughes

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Fox at Comic-Con: James Bond Is Whack, We're Making Movies With Balls (and Jokes)

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Ian Fleming‘s James Bond books and a plethora of young adult novels have delivered billions of dollars at the box office for Hollywood, but filmmakers at Comic-Con think they can improve upon those meek film adaptations. “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” an adaptation of Mark Millar's comic book, is a “spy movie for people who find spy movies just a little bit boring,” Millar told the crowd in Hall H on Friday at the 20th Century Fox panel. Millar lamented the brooding, modern incarnation of Bond, as played by Daniel Craig. “When Bond kills a guy he cries in the shower about. »


- Lucas Shaw

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‘Originals’ Producers Tease Return of Claire Holt's Rebekah in Season 2

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It sounds like there is much family upheaval on the upcoming second season of The CW's “The Originals.” Why should things change for Season 2? Executive producers Michael Narducci and Julie Plec were joined by Leah Pipes, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Joseph Morgan, Charles Michael Davis and Danielle Campbell convened at Friday's San Diego Comic-Con to discuss the fallout of Season 1 and what to expect on Season 2. “I think we talked a lot about the sins of the past coming to haunt us in the present,” Narducci said of the season's theme. See video: ‘Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’ Stars Pick. »


- Jethro Nededog

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‘Arrow’ Season 3 First Trailer Teases Brandon Routh And a Big First Date (Video)

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Stephen Amell's titular character Oliver Queen has been through a lot, but there's more ups and downs to come, judging by the first trailer teasing footage from the upcoming third season of The CW's “Arrow.” He's lost his mother but defeated Deathstroke, and new challenges immediately arise. Brandon Routh makes is first appearance as Ray Palmer, a rival bidder for Queen Consolidated. Comic book fans should also recognize that there's more to Palmer than first meets the eye, as he will (probably) eventually become the DC superhero Atom. See photo: Colton Haynes First Look as Superhero Alter Ego on ‘Arrow’ In terms. »


- Linda Ge

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Jenny McCarthy Pens Op-Ed, Regrets Hillary Clinton Lesbian Comment

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Jenny McCarthy took pen to paper, or better yet keyboard to computer screen, and wrote an op-ed response to her joke alleging that Hillary Clinton may be a lesbian. Upon reflection, she'd come to the conclusion that it was hypocritical of her to crack a joke like that on “The View” about Clinton, and then preach about female empowerment. Also read: Jenny McCarthy Implies Hillary Clinton Is a Lesbian During ‘The View’ “The topic was Bill Clinton and his alleged mistress nicknamed the ‘Energizer.’ An upcoming book claims this mistress would see Bill on a regular basis and I made the joke that. »


- Jason Hughes

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‘Guardians of The Galaxy’ Co-Writer Nicole Perlman on the Film's Unique Twist (Video)

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With all the buzz surrounding the summer's highly anticipated film “Guardians of the Galaxy,” co-writer Nicole Perlman sat down with TheWrap‘s Lucas Shaw at this year's Comic-Con to talk all things Marvel — particularly what makes “Guardians” so unique.   “I think one of the things that Marvel does really well is take a genre that people have seen a lot, like a superhero movie, and twist it a little bit,” Perlman said. “With ‘Guardians,’ it's a science-fiction epic, but it's also funny, and it's irreverent, and it's tongue-and-cheek without being a spoof, and it has a lot of pop culture. »


- Lindsay Goldstein

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Scott Bernstein Exits Universal After 10 Years to Become a Producer

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After 10 years at Universal, executive VP of production Scott Bernstein is leaving the studio to launch a new career as an independent producer, TheWrap has learned. Bernstein recently approached Universal's co-presidents Peter Cramer and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum about taking his career in a different direction and exploring other opportunities. Bernstein will serve as an executive producer on Universal's “Straight Outta Compton” and its sequels “Mama 2” and “Ride Along 2.” Also read: How Kevin Hart's ‘Ride Along’ and ‘About Last Night’ Are Double-Crushing the Box Office Bernstein has served as executive VP of production at Universal since Dec. 2009. Prior to that, »


- Jeff Sneider

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‘Outlander’ Drives Claire into Jamie's Arms in New Trailer (Video)

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The repercussions of Clarie's (Caitriona Balfe) fall through time are explored more in depth in the newest trailer for Starz's highly anticipated “Outlander” adaptation. On her honeymoon with her husband Frank (Tobias Menzies) in 1945, the adventurous Claire doesn't heed the ominous “be careful after dark” warning from a kindly old woman … and lo and behold, she somehow ends up in 18th Century Scotland. Things seem to be looking up, though, when she meets the swoon-worthy Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), who looks good even in a kilt. Also read: Starz to Debut ‘Outlander’ Premiere Free a Week Early, Show Gets »


- Linda Ge

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‘Game of Thrones’ Blooper Reel Reveals the Lighter Side of Westeros (Video)

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Game of Thrones” is one of the most intense shows on television, but don't try telling that to its stars. HBO released the series’ first-ever blooper real Friday, treating fans to a hilarious compilation of mishaps from season four — including Emilia Clarke cursing, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage singing, just about every cast-member forgetting their line, and someone falling off a horse. Also read: ‘Game of Thrones': 9 New Castmembers Revealed As TheWrap previously reported, this isn't the only “Game of Thrones” development to come out of Comic-Con. HBO also announced nine new cast members are joining in season five, »


- Travis Reilly

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‘Justice League’ Recruiting ‘Batman v Superman’ Writer Chris Terrio

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Having saved the day with his script for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” Oscar winner Chris Terrio is in talks to write “Justice League” for Warner Bros., multiple individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap. While “Argo” scribe Terrio is eager to get his own directing career off the ground, insiders tell TheWrap that he is planning to write the all-star superhero team-up movie, as it's an opportunity that would be too cool to turn down. Also read: Zack Snyder to Direct ‘Justice League’ for Warner Bros. Zack Snyder is returning to direct the movie, which is the centerpiece of the. »


- Jeff Sneider

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James Gunn Will Write, Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Sequel (Video)

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James Gunn will write and direct the sequel to “Guardians of the Galaxy,” his co-writer Nicole Perlman told TheWrap. The positive buzz enveloping the movie, due out next week, has spawned frequent chatter about a sequel. Marvel has not officially announced one, though it may at its Comic-Con panel Saturday. Representatives for Marvel did not offer any comment. Gunn has told people that he would like to make a sequel, but it depends on how the movie fares at the box office. Advanced tracking projects it will gross at least $60 million over its opening weekend — and others are even more. »


- Lucas Shaw

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‘Beneath’ Director Ben Ketai on Sam Raimi's Tutelage, Claustrophobic Coal Mining Sets and VOD

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Director Ben Ketai has two reasons to celebrate on Friday. Not only is it his birthday, but IFC Midnight has theatrically released his $2 million horror movie “Beneath,” which follows a group of coal miners who find themselves fighting for their lives underground. Repped by Apa and Circle of Confusion, Ketai co-created Crackle's hit series “Chosen” with Ryan Lewis, and recently signed a first-look with the online broadcaster. Ketai spoke with TheWrap's Jeff Sneider in advance of theatrical release of the film, sharing stories of his start, how he assembled his cast, the inherent challenges of shooting on a budget and what. »


- Jeff Sneider

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‘Marvel's Agents of Shield’ Confirms Trio of Season 2 Castings

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Marvel's “Agents of Shield” executive producer Jeph Loeb kicked off the show's Comic-Con panel with a promise that the audience will see things that no one else has ever seen. He teased this past season's big twist with Hydra, Shield's enemy that claimed Grant Ward as one of their own. Taking off his shirt, Loeb revealed he was wearing a Hydra shirt. He was then joined by the producers for upcoming series, “Agent Carter”: Tara Butters (“Resurrection”), Michele Fazekas (“Resurrection”), Christopher Markus (“Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier”), Stephen McFeely (“Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) and Louis D'Esposito (“Marvel's The. »


- Jethro Nededog

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‘Ant-Man’ Delay Forces Patrick Wilson and Others to Exit

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The exit of original director Edgar Wright continues to leave ripple effects of repercussions on “Ant-Man,” as the Marvel property has now lost three cast members due to the delay in production, an individual familiar with the project tells TheWrap. Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerard and Kevin Weisman have exited the film. Wilson's character, believed to be one of the villains, will be recast, while Gerard and Weisman's characters were cut altogether when the script was rewritten after Wright's exit. Marvel had no comment. Also read: Marvel's Kevin Feige on ‘Ant-ManDust Up: ‘It Will Still be Based on What Edgar Created’ Adam. »


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Edgar Wright to Direct Young Adult Adaptation ‘Grasshopper Jungle’ for Sony

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Edgar Wright isn't letting his “Ant-Man” exit get him down, as he has come on to direct “Grasshopper Jungle” for Sony Pictures, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Scott Rosenberg is adapting the young adult novel by Andrew Smith, and he's also producing with Matt Tolmach (“The Amazing Spider-Man”). The duo will be joined by Wright's longtime producing partner Nira Park. Also read: Edgar Wright Exits Marvel's ‘Ant-Man’ “Grasshopper Jungle” is a coming-of-age tale about an Iowa teen who, along with his friends, causes a deadly plague that unleashes an army of human-sized praying mantises, whose hedonistic lifestyle is admired. »


- Jeff Sneider

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Espn Host Under Fire for Remarks About Domestic Violence Victims (Video)

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Espn's Stephen A. Smith got himself into some hot water Friday when he seemed to suggest that victims of domestic violence provoke their attacks. Smith's remarks were prompted during a discussion of Balitmore Ravens star Ray Rice, who was suspended by the NFL for allegedly assaulted his fiancee in February. “We keep talking about the guys. We know you have no business putting your hands on a woman. I don't know how many times I got to reiterate that,” he told his “First Take” co-host Skip Bayless. “But at the same time, we also have to make sure that we learn. »


- Travis Reilly

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Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History,’ ‘Nathan for You’

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Get ready for more “Drunk History” and “Nathan for You.” Comedy Central has renewed both series for a third season, the network's president, content development and original programming Kent Alterman said Friday. Also read: Former ‘Daily Show’ Showrunner to Executive Produce Larry Wilmore's Comedy Central Show “Drunk History,” which counts Will Ferrell and Adam McKay among its executive producers, pairs inebriated storytellers with A-list talent on a tour of cities across America, providing a unique reenactment of the familiar and less familiar people and events from our country's great past. The current second season of the series is up 26 percent among. »


- Tim Kenneally

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