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Lifetime Developing 'Unauthorized Full House' Movie
13 hours ago
Just in time for the forthcoming Full House reboot, Lifetime is planning to explore the on-and-off-screen struggles of the classic Nineties sitcom in The Unauthorized Full House Story, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The network's latest tell-all follows The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, the soapy exploration of another successful Nineties comedy and its off-screen drama which premiered on the network last fall. Ron McGee, the writer of Unauthorized Saved by the Bell, will also pen the Full House film. Lifetime has not set an air date and will »
Watch Cookie Monster and 'Sesame Street' Spoof 'Avengers'
15 hours ago
Avengers: Age of Ultron explodes into movie theaters May 1st, and to celebrate the Marvel blockbuster's arrival, Sesame Street spoofed the superhero tandem to teach kids about healthy eating and the art of focus. In Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon, an Ultron-inspired baddie plots to turn the world's vegetables into desserts. The only thing that could stop the villain's giant chocolate chip cookie spaceship: An enormous, green Cookie Monster-turned-Hulk (via Daily Beast).
The Sesame Street spoof also features plenty of parent-friendly Avengers jokes that might elude younger viewers. "That's me secret, »
Vanilla Ice on 'Ridiculous 6': 'This Movie Isn't 'Dances With Wolves''
20 hours ago
While the controversy around Adam Sandler's Ridiculous 6 continues to swell due to its portrayal of Native Americans, an unlikely ally has spoken out in support of Sandler: Vanilla Ice. The Cool as Ice rapper, who starred alongside Sandler in the 2012 comedy That's My Boy and will appear as Mark Twain in Ridiculous 6, defended the comedian against the Native American actors who left the Netflix production because they felt it was perpetuating negative stereotypes.
"It's a comedy," Vanilla Ice told TMZ. "I don't think anybody really had any ill feeling or any intent or anything. »
Watch John Oliver Slam Fashion Industry's Child Labor Practices
20 hours ago
Fashion retailers like H&M, Zara and Forever 21 sell trendy products on the cheap. But does any great sale come with the cost of child labor? John Oliver explored this topic on Sunday's Last Week Tonight, taking aim at the fashion industry for its irresponsible "supply chain management."
"Fashion: personality you can buy," Oliver says to open the above segment. Citing an ApparelStats report, the host finds that in 2013, Americans purchased 64 items on average per person. "Trendy clothing is cheaper than ever, and cheap clothing is trendier than ever," he says, »
Winehouse Family 'Disassociates' From 'Amy' Documentary
21 hours ago
Amy Winehouse's family have slammed the upcoming documentary Amy, saying they consider the film to be "misleading" and biased against the family. "The Winehouse family would like to disassociate themselves from the forthcoming film about their much missed and beloved Amy," a spokesperson for the Winehouse family said in a statement.
"They feel that the film is a missed opportunity to celebrate her life and talent and that it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths," the statement continued. "There are specific allegations made against family and management that are unfounded and unbalanced. »