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Derek Zoolander Can't Grasp Movie Title in Hilarious 'Zoolander 2' Teaser

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The hilarious first teaser trailer for Zoolander 2 has arrived, with Ben Stiller reprising dimwitted male model Derek Zoolander in the sequel to the cult 2001 comedy. As the two-minute preview clip reveals, it may be 14 years later, but the titular hero and "Blue Steel" perfector isn't any smarter.

In the teaser, a Stephen Hawking-inspired voice tracks the creation and history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the dawning of man. The viewer then takes a trip inside Zoolander's brain – filled with words like "eugoogly" and No »


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Andre 3000 Cast in 'American Crime' Second Season

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Andre 3000 has been cast in the upcoming second season of the ABC drama American Crime. On the anthology series, the Outkast rapper will play Michael Lacroix, a prominent Midwest architect whose son gets embroiled in a scandal at an elite private school, The Hollywood Reporter writes. The drama's second season will also tackle gender issues and sexual identity.

A veteran of films like Be Cool, Four Brothers, Idlewild and most recently Jimi: All Is by My Side, American Crime turn will mark Andre 3000's first reoccurring, non-voiceover TV role. American Crime »


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Buy Don Draper's Trash Can, Other 'Mad Men' Memorabilia at Auction

31 July 2015 12:10 PM, PDT

Still depressed that Mad Men is over? Why not cheer yourself up by buying Don Draper's trash can, or Sally's pool bag, or Pete's wool scarf? ScreenBid is auctioning off more than 1,500 items from the acclaimed AMC series in an online sale running from Friday, July 31st to August 6th, the L.A. Times reports. 

The period-specific memorabilia ranges from attire (Pete's scarf) to decor (Joan's living room side table) to home accessories (Betty's ironing board) to entertainment (Don's playing cards, Peggy's copy of National Lampoon). Since this is Mad Men, »


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Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Tom Cruise Movie?

31 July 2015 11:35 AM, PDT

Tom Cruise isn't quite the box office king he was back in 1996 when the first Mission Impossible hit theaters, yet the franchise is still surprisingly strong and the fifth movie in the series is poised to open pretty big this weekend.  It's also scored surprisingly strong reviews with a 92 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief has a 93 percent rating.)

Now we have a question for you: What is the single best Tom Cruise movie? Feel free to vote for one of his »


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Watch Lauryn Hill's Show-Stopping 'Feeling Good' on 'Tonight Show'

31 July 2015 10:01 AM, PDT

Lauryn Hill made a rare late-night TV appearance Thursday when she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform a show-stopping rendition of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good." Hill's version of the blues classic begins slowly and sultry before picking up its pace; by the three-minute mark, it's an all-out rave-up. For the impressive performance, Hill was backed by a string section, horns, three singers, a meaty rhythm section and blues guitarist Eric Gales, who wails on an upside-down righty Fender like Jimi Hendrix.

"Feeling Good" was among »


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Tim Robbins Launching Monthly Music Series

31 July 2015 6:44 AM, PDT

Tim Robbins will launch a new music series at his longtime studio, the Actors' Gang, in Los Angeles, starting August 1st with a performance by traditional New Orleans jazz outfit, Tuba Skinny.

The group will make their L.A. debut at the Actors' Gang's longtime home, the Ivy Substation. The show begins at 8 p.m. Pt and tickets are currently available for $25. Box office information is available on the Actors' Gang website.

The group's most recent record, Owl Call Blues, was released in 2014, and the band has performed all over the world. »


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'Game of Thrones' Will Have Eighth Season, Promises HBO Exec

31 July 2015 6:33 AM, PDT

Game of Thrones will rage on for at least eight seasons, says HBO programming president Michael Lombardo – despite claims from showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss that they were only interested in creating seven. 

"'Seven seasons and out' has never been the conversation," Lombardo said Thursday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, according to the L.A. Times. "The question is how much beyond seven are we going to do. [Benioff and Weiss] feel like there's two more years after six. I would always love for them to change their minds. »


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Kurt Cobain Demo to Feature in 'Montage of Heck' Theatrical Re-Release

30 July 2015 2:18 PM, PDT

Nirvana fans will be able to hear a previously unreleased song that Kurt Cobain wrote when the documentary, Montage of Heck, gets a widespread theatrical re-release on August 7th. Filmmaker Brett Morgen mixed in the tune – without re-editing what people saw in the film's HBO broadcast – though he would not say where in the movie it would play in an interview with Billboard. "I don't want to get people out there bootlegging it on their cell phones," he said.

The untitled song comes off a demo cassette, one of over »


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Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg Talk Life, Death & Summer Camp

30 July 2015 11:43 AM, PDT

In their new movie The End of the Tour, Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg play two writers— acclaimed author David Foster Wallace and Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky — who in 1996 conducted a marathon five-day interview while Wallace finished promoting his beloved novel, Infinite Jest.

Befitting their roles, Segel and Eisenberg sat down for Rolling Stone for an exclusive, wide-ranging conversation that covered everything from embarrassing summer camp stories (Segal recalls singing all of Les Misérables' "Castle on a Cloud" in a falsetto) to tombstone sizes and what constitutes leading a fulfilling life. »


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Donald Trump Can't Stop Calling Things 'Disgusting'

30 July 2015 9:40 AM, PDT

Donald Trump is nothing if not consistent, especially in his repudiation of all he believes is beneath him. It's a habit Jimmy Kimmel hilariously exploited on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night with a montage of the Republican presidential hopeful calling everything, "Disgusting."

The bit was inspired by recent accusations leveled at Trump by Elizabeth Beck, a lawyer who said the real estate mogul repeatedly called her disgusting after she requested a break during a deposition so that she could pump breast milk.

"That doesn't sound like the thoughtful, gentle, mild-mannered Trump I know, »


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Watch Gripping Trailer for Netflix Original Film 'Beasts of No Nation'

30 July 2015 9:14 AM, PDT

Netflix has shared the suspenseful, gripping first teaser trailer for the site's first original film, Beasts of No Nation. Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) wrote and directed the adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala's book about a West African child soldier named Agu (Abraham Attah) who is mentored by a violent and ruthless warlord named Commandant, played by Golden-Globe winner Idris Elba.

The trailer is an intense look at the older man's attempts to transform Agu into a killing machine, pushing the child to murder a captured man who allegedly killed the boy's entire family. »


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U2 to Air 'Innocence' Show, Behind-the-Scenes Doc on HBO

30 July 2015 9:00 AM, PDT

Two new U2 films, a behind-the-scenes documentary and a live concert, will air on HBO this fall. The doc, premiering November 7th, will focus on how the group's current Innocence + Experience tour came together, while the concert film will be shot at the band's Paris gig on November 14th and air the same day. Titles for both films have ye to be revealed.

The documentary will feature interviews with all four members of the group, as well as the people who work backstage and helped conceive the band's current tour. »


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Julien Temple on 'Lost' Pistols Film, Punk Docs & Joe Strummer's Socks

30 July 2015 8:22 AM, PDT

Johnny Rotten grabs the microphone and lurches forward, his pimply face grinning into the camera. Next to him, Steve Jones is miming (or mocking) guitar-hero moves, while Sid Vicious hunches over his bass, surly as ever. The grainy footage carbon-dates to the tail end of 1977, right before the band was about to embark on their notorious U.S. tour and then implode. It's Christmas Day in the Northern city of Huddersfield, and will turn out to be the penultimate U.K. performance for the seminal punk band. They launch into »


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Jon Stewart Details Not-So Secret Meetings With Barack Obama

30 July 2015 6:37 AM, PDT

After much media speculation over news that Jon Stewart met with Barack Obama twice during his presidency, The Daily Show host came clean Wednesday night with all the juicy details: "I was brought through the secret White House tunnel entrance at Mount Rushmore," the host cracked. "It was a round table meeting with the President, Elvis — still alive — Minister Farrakhan and the Area 51 alien."

Clearly relishing the ridiculousness of his momentary place in the 24-hour cable news cycle, Stewart downplayed his visits with Obama, noting first and foremost, they weren't actually secret. »


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Hannibal Buress Asks Beverly Hills Dwellers: 'Who Is Meek Mill?'

30 July 2015 6:14 AM, PDT

The beef between Meek Mill and Drake might be the biggest (or second biggest) story in hip-hop now, but as Hannibal Buress proved on Wednesday night's Why, a pair of diss tracks, Twitter jabs and ghostwriting accusations haven't pushed the feud into the general consciousness. To get the true magnitude of the rap beef's reverberations, Buress traveled to the one Los Angeles neighborhood "that you go to talk about hip-hop": Beverly Hills.

During the man-on-the-street segment, Buress asked numerous Beverly Hills denizens, "Who is Meek Mill?" Only one person could identify the rapper, »


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Dr. Dre to Release New Album as 'Straight Outta Compton' Soundtrack

29 July 2015 3:34 PM, PDT

Dr. Dre will finally end fans' 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre is expected to confirm the album, the companion piece to the N.W.A biopic, on his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy this Saturday. 

Ice Cube appeared on Philadelphia's Power 99 Wednesday morning and let slip the news about Dre's Straight Outta Compton soundtrack. Despite Cube giving an August 1st release date for the album, »


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Robert De Niro Co-Directing 'Bronx Tale' Musical Adaptation

29 July 2015 11:57 AM, PDT

Robert De Niro made his directorial debut with 1993's A Bronx Tale, a film adaptation of Chazz Palminteri's acclaimed one-man show. Now the star is co-helming a musical adaptation of the project with four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, Entertainment Weekly reports. 

The musical – which features music from Tony and Oscar-winner Alan Menken – will premiere next year as part of the 2015-2016 season for Millburn, New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, running from February 4th to March 6th. The production will feature a book by Palminteri, lyrics by Glenn Slater and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. »


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Watch Hannibal Buress Troll PETA Protestors in 'Why?' Bit

29 July 2015 11:16 AM, PDT

For his latest "man on the street" bit on Comedy Central series Why?, Hannibal Buress poked fun at PETA members protesting the use of animals in circuses. The comedian posed ludicrous – but hilarious – hypothetical questions and pointed out perceived flaws in the group's logic, all while maintaining his chill, unrattled exterior. 

"Do you consider yourselves the Black Panthers of animal protesting?" he asks one member. "I would say it's the Civil Rights Movement for animals," she responds. "I think Martin Luther King was an inspiration, and if we could be »


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Jon Stewart Reveals Which 'Daily Show' Pals He'd 'Marry, Shag, Kill'

29 July 2015 10:31 AM, PDT

With his final Daily Show on the horizon, Jon Stewart took time from Tuesday's episode to reveal some insider secrets – like whom he'd "marry, shag and kill" from group of friends Larry Wilmore, John Oliver and Stephen Colbert

Stewart answers that riveting query during a segment called "Askhole," wherein Daily Show correspondents Hasan Minhaj and Jordan Klepper interrogate the host with fan questions and bully their boss like grizzled detectives. "Some things are best left unsaid," Stewart says of his shagging options. But he relents after they threaten him with an Arby's enema. »


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Watch Danny DeVito, Jimmy Fallon Play Inflatable Flip Cup

29 July 2015 8:39 AM, PDT

"You've gone from Taxi to this," Jimmy Fallon cracked at Danny DeVito during Tuesday's Tonight Show, as the duo geared up for a game of inflatable flip cup. "When this is over, I'm gonna kick your ass," the actor fired back. Host and guest channeled their inner frat boys as they raced to down Solo cups of beer and flip over the cups, all while wearing random poofy suits. 

Fallon took an early lead in the contest, holding on for a victory – despite a strong surge from DeVito, whom Fallon »


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