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Black Adam to Face Off Against The Suicide Squad

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The Suicide Squad needs a new mission for the sequel to the academy award winning superhero film. Could The Rock be that mission?

Back in 2014 it was announced that The Rock would be playing the DC Anti-Hero Black Adam. At the time little was known about when the project would start moving, but we did believe he would be going up against Shazam! As time went on, we found out that Black Adam would not be appearing in the Shazam! film. In fact there is a possibility that the two films are completely separate. Recently we learned of casting of Shazam, his child form alter ego Billy Batson, as well as a possible villain for the film. Now, we finally get word on when we might see The Rock’s Black Adam. And word is, it is not in Shazam!

Now this is still strictly rumor, so take this with giant a grain of salt.
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Black Adam to Face Off Against The Suicide Squad (Rumor)

  • Cinelinx
The Suicide Squad needs a new mission for the sequel to the academy award winning superhero film. Could The Rock be that mission?

Back in 2014 it was announced that The Rock would be playing the DC Anti-Hero Black Adam. At the time little was known about when the project would start moving, but we did believe he would be going up against Shazam! As time went on, we found out that Black Adam would not be appearing in the Shazam! film. In fact there is a possibility that the two films are completely separate. Recently we learned of casting of Shazam, his child form alter ego Billy Batson, as well as a possible villain for the film. Now, we finally get word on when we might see The Rock’s Black Adam. And word is, it is not in Shazam!

Now this is still strictly rumor, so take this with giant a grain of salt.
See full article at Cinelinx »

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Arrested for Fraud

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Arrested for Fraud
Update: The promoter of a failed Bahamas music festival has been freed on bail a day after he was arrested on a fraud charge.

Billy McFarland left Manhattan federal court Saturday with Assistant Federal Defender Sabrina Shroff.

McFarland was charged Friday with scheming to defraud investors in his company, Fyre Media. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.

Billy McFarland, the founder of the disastrous Fyre Festival, has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, the Department of Justice said Friday.

Prosecutors allege McFarland, 25, used false information to get at least two individuals to invest $1.2 million in the Fyre Festival, which was supposed to take place over two weekends in the Bahamas.

Related: Ja Rule Responds to Fyre Festival Backlash: 'This Is Not My Fault'

"As alleged, William McFarland promised a 'life-changing' music festival but in actuality delivered a disaster," acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon Kim said in
See full article at Entertainment Tonight »

Bella Hadid Addresses Fyre Festival Debacle After Organizers Apologize: I 'Trusted This Would Be An Amazing' Experience

Bella Hadid Addresses Fyre Festival Debacle After Organizers Apologize: I 'Trusted This Would Be An Amazing' Experience
Bella Hadid had no idea what she was getting herself into when she agreed to promote Fyre Festival.

The 19-year-old supermodel -- who was one of several models to participate in photo shoots and promotions for the event -- took to Twitter on Saturday to explain that she was unaware of "the disaster that was to come."

Related: Ja Rule Responds to Fyre Festival Backlash: 'This Is Not My Fault'

"I just wanted to address Fyre Festival...Even though this was not my project what so ever, nor was I informed about the production or process of the festival in any shape or form, I do know that it has always been out of great intent and they truly wanted all of us to have the time of our lives," Hadid wrote.

"I initially trusted this would be an amazing & memorable experience for all of us, which is why I agreed to do one promotion...not knowing
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No Food, No Water, No Luxury Tents: The $12,000-Per-Ticket Disaster That Was the Short-Lived Fyre Festival

No Food, No Water, No Luxury Tents: The $12,000-Per-Ticket Disaster That Was the Short-Lived Fyre Festival
It was supposed to be the Coachella of the Bahamas. It was supposed to be a VIP experience. It was supposed to be a long weekend filled with lounging on the beach, occasionally interrupted with A-list run-ins and topline musical acts. Instead it was, as one Twitter user described, "Rich Kids of Instagram" meets Lord of the Flies. Instead it was Millennial Armageddon.  This weekend was the inaugural Fyre Festival, a days-long event created by rapper Ja Rule and tech entrepreneur Billy McFarland, which was billed as a "cultural moment created from a blend of music, art and food." The idea was to gather millennials who like the finer things in life to the Islands of Exumas, where they...
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The Lrm Interview with Director Taylor Hackford

An Officer and a Gentleman, The Devil’s Advocate and Ray are just three of the movies in director Taylor Hackford’s illustrious career, although his one Oscar was for a short film he made much earlier in his career.

For Hackford’s latest movie, The Comedian, he directs Robert De Niro as Jackie Burke, a veteran comedian and star of a popular old TV sitcom, who is trying to find a new lease on life, which actually ends up with him being thrown in jail for assaulting a heckler. While doing community service, he meets Leslie Mann’s Harmony and he shares with her his love for stand-up, although her father (Harvey Keitel) doesn’t approve of the relationship.

If you ever wondered whether De Niro can do stand-up comedy, you get a lot of opportunities to see him performing mostly insult comedy ala Jeffrey Ross (who was involved
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Arrow season 5 episode 10 review: Who Are You?

Jim Dandy Jan 26, 2017

Oliver attempts to maintain his optimism in the face of real world loss in Arrow's midseason premiere...

This review contains spoilers.

See related Spectre: one year on, where's it left the James Bond series?

5.10 Who Are You?

It’s weird for a show to feel like it’s in a huge transition five seasons in, but that’s where we’re at with Arrow. I have been happier with this season than any other, but for some reason it struck me early in tonight’s episode how incredibly gloomy this show is. Even when it’s trying not to be (and it was working hard at that tonight), it’s still grim and pitch black compared to the rest of the CW DC shows. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just a little jarring when you go from watching a gaggle of people
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Ex-wwe star teases Royal Rumble return

Bubba and his not-real-life brother D-Von (sorry to break it to you) left WWE on the 22nd August episode of Raw, where they were unceremoniously ‘retired’ by Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. In the weeks before, it seemed as though WWE planned to turn Bubba Ray heel, hopefully introducing his brilliant Tna character Bully Ray. But, for whatever reason, it never happened.

Over the last few days, though – just two months after leaving WWE – Bubba is already teasing his return. When a fan told him on Twitter that he was really missed on Monday Night Raw, Bubba replied:

How about Tuesday nights on #SmackDownLive ??

And then a few days later, another fan asked if we’d ever see the Bully Ray persona again, to which Bubba fired back:

“Remember the Alamo”

‘Remember the Alamo’ is an American folk song about the last days of the soldiers defending the Alamo. So Bubba could be referencing that.
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Review: WWE The Attitude Era Volume 3: Unreleased (Blu-ray)

In a move as inevitable as The Rock dropping a People’s Elbow on somebody at WrestleMania, WWE have released the third in their Attitude Era series, focusing this time on previously unreleased content. This gives this volume a slightly different feel to the previous two, but is a little hit and miss because of it.

What does work about this volume is drafting Corey Graves in to provide context and comment between each of the fifteen matches in the main feature. Graves brings an enthusiasm and knowledge to this role that others sometimes lack, namely John Bradshaw Layfield on the recent Us Championship release, and his comments are interesting and enlightening.

The choice of matches, too, is inspired with WWE digging deep to present several previously unreleased matches that are historically significant in the company’s history. The jewel in the crown of these has to be the first
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Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says

Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says
Chyna was planning a triumphant return to wrestling before she died in of apparent overdose last week, manager and longtime friend Anthony Anzaldo tells People.

The former WWE star – who Anzaldo found unresponsive in her Redondo Beach, California apartment a week ago – was eight months into filming a documentary called The Reconstruction of Chyna that would have culminated with her back in the ring this coming fall, Anzaldo says.

"The goal was she has to go in gets her health, she triumphs, she wins," he says. "That was going to be her Rocky ending to this amazing documentary."

Even though Chyna,
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Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says

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Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says
Chyna was planning a triumphant return to wrestling before she died in of apparent overdose last week, manager and longtime friend Anthony Anzaldo tells People. The former WWE star - who Anzaldo found unresponsive in her Redondo Beach, California apartment a week ago - was eight months into filming a documentary called The Reconstruction of Chyna that would have culminated with her back in the ring this coming fall, Anzaldo says. "The goal was she has to go in gets her health, she triumphs, she wins," he says. "That was going to be her Rocky ending to this amazing documentary.
See full article at PEOPLE.com »

Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says

  • PEOPLE.com
Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: 'It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,' Manager Says
Chyna was planning a triumphant return to wrestling before she died in of apparent overdose last week, manager and longtime friend Anthony Anzaldo tells People. The former WWE star - who Anzaldo found unresponsive in her Redondo Beach, California apartment a week ago - was eight months into filming a documentary called The Reconstruction of Chyna that would have culminated with her back in the ring this coming fall, Anzaldo says. "The goal was she has to go in gets her health, she triumphs, she wins," he says. "That was going to be her Rocky ending to this amazing documentary.
See full article at PEOPLE.com »

Flickering Myth’s WrestleMania Retrospective: WrestleMania Xx

In the build-up to WrestleMania 32, the Flickering Myth writers look back at previous installments of the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’…

The Card:

United States Title Match: John Cena vs. The Big Show

World Tag Title Match: Booker T & Rob Van Dam vs. Garrison Cade & Mark Jindrak vs. The Dudley Boy vs. La Résistance (Fatal 4-Way Tag Match)

Christian w/Trish Stratus vs. Chris Jericho

Ric Flai, Batista & Randy Orton vs. The Rock & Mick Foley (Handicap)

Torrie Wilson & Sable vs. Stacy Keibler & Miss Jackie (Playboy Evening Gown Match)

WWE Cruiserweight Title Match: Chavo Guerrero vs. Ultimo Dragon vs. Shannon Moore vs. Jamie Noble vs. Funaki vs. Nunzio vs. Billy Kidman vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Tajiri vs. Akio (Cruiserweight Open)

Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg (Special Guest Referee: ‘Stone coldSteve Austin)

WWE Tag Title Match: The World’s Greatest Tag Team vs. The Basham Brothers vs. The Apa vs. Too Cool (Fatal
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Flickering Myth’s WrestleMania Retrospective: WrestleMania X-8

In the build-up to WrestleMania 32, the Flickering Myth writers look back at previous installments of the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’.

The Card:

Mr. Perfect, Test & Lance Storm vs. Rikishi, Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert

Ic Title Match: William Regal vs. Rob Van Dam

European Title Match: Diamond Dallas Page vs. Christian

WWF Hardcore Title Match: Maven vs. Goldust (No Contest)

Kurt Angle vs. Kane

Ric Flair vs. The Undertaker (No Disqualification Match)

Edge vs. Booker T

Scott Hall w/Kevin Nash vs. ‘Stone ColdSteve Austin

WWF Tag Titles Match: Billy & Chuck vs. The A.P.A vs. The Dudley Boyz w/Stacy Keibler vs. The Hardy Boyz (Four Corners Elimination Match)

The Rock vs. Hollywood Hogan

WWF Women’s Title Match: Jazz vs. Lita vs. Trish Stratus (Triple Threat)

Undisputed WWF Title Match: Chris Jericho w/Stephanie McMahon vs. Triple H

Lows:

When you think of WrestleMania X-8, there is
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Flickering Myth’s WrestleMania Retrospective: WrestleMania Xv

In the build-up to WrestleMania 32, the Flickering Myth writers look back at previous installments of the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’.

The Card:

WWF Hardcore Title Match: Al Snow vs. Hardcore Holly vs. ‘Badd Ass’ Billy Gunn (Triple Threat Hardcore Match)

WWF Tag Title Match: D’Lo Brown & Test w/Ivory vs. Jeff Jarrett & Owen Hart w/Debra

Bart Gunn vs. Butterbean (Brawl For All Match)

The Big Show vs. Mankind (Win by Dq)

Ic Title Match: Road Dogg vs. Val Venis vs. Goldust vs. Ken Shamrock (Fatal 4-Way)

Triple H vs. Kane

WWF Women’s Title Match: Tori vs. Sable

European Title Match: Shane McMahon vs. X-Pac

Big Boss Man vs. The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer (Hell in a Cell Match)

WWF Title Match: The Rock vs. ‘Stone ColdSteve Austin

Lows:

The Attitude Era was the most successful period that professional wrestling has ever seen. What some tend to
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Flickering Myth’s WrestleMania Retrospective: WrestleMania Xiv

In the build-up to WrestleMania 32, the Flickering Myth writers look back at previous installments of the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’..

The Card:

Savio & Miguel vs. Jose & Jesus, Recon & Sniper vs. Bradshaw & Chainz vs. Mark Henry & D’Lo Brown vs. The Quebecers vs. The Rock N Roll Express vs. The Headbangers vs. Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor vs. Skull & 8-Ball, Steve Blackman & Flash Funk vs. The New Midnight Express vs. The Godwinns vs.The Legion of Doom (15-Team Battle Royal)

Light Heavyweight Title Match: Aguila vs. Taka Michinoku

European Title Match: Triple H w/Chyna vs. Owen Hart

The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust & Luna vs. “Marvelous” Marc Mero & Sable

Ic Title Match: The Rock w/The Nation vs. Ken Shamrock

WWF Tag Title Match: Cactus Jack & Chainsaw Charlie vs. The New Age Outlaws (Dumpster Match)

Kane w/Paul Bearer vs. Undertaker

WWF Title Match: ‘Stone ColdSteve Austin vs. Shawn Michaels
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10 Fun Facts From My Trip To WWE WrestleMania 29

WWE.com

WrestleMania returning to the New York City area was a dream come true for me, since it combined my favourite annual wrestling event with the city I love the most.

Early reports confirmed that The Rock would return for another match and this would also be Brock Lesnar’s first ‘Mania back since 2004 when the event was last held in the NY area. I was sold and promptly booked my flights.

After telling Billy Gunn to F**ck off and running up a $400 bar tab on someone else’s credit card, my friend John decided not to come back to WrestleMania. So, me and my other, more responsible buddies set off to the Big Apple for a week of wrestling festivities culminating at MetLife Stadium for what we hoped would be a great show.

In 2013, I decided to steer clear of the convention scene and enjoy a little more of New York.
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15 Future WWE Hall Of Fame Headliners

WWE.com

The WWE Hall Of Fame began as a tribute to Andre The Giant just weeks after his passing in 1993 and has grown to become a fairly-respected institution recognizing all of professional wrestling’s greatest contributors. A few of those inductees are no doubt, surefire, “first ballot” (if the WWE had a voting process and ballots to go along with it) Hall Of Famers.

Even fewer of those contributors are marquee names that are capable of headlining the ceremony, drawing thousands of ticket sales. After all, the Hall Of Fame is more of a show now than it ever has been before and, like every other event that WWE puts on throughout the year, the final act must be worth the wait.

Superstars like Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, and The Ultimate Warrior are examples of those prestigious contributors that have become headlining Hall Of Famers, but as the years go by,
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10 Things I Hate About Dolph Ziggler

WWE

If you’re still a Dolph Ziggler fan in 2016, you’ve just sat through a year of storylines involving him being an actual home-wrecking bastard while dressed like Kip Winger’s wardrobe from 1984 threw up on him, and you still think he’s a babyface.

If you’re still a Dolph Ziggler fan in 2016, you’ve become used to disappointment, to perusing online wrestling fora for the dirt on why this latest push has been derailed, or the latest justification for why he’s being ‘buried’.

If you’re still a Dolph Ziggler fan in 2016, you’re a glutton for punishment – rather like the man himself – but I feel for you. I’ve been there. Eight years on from Nick Nemeth’s debut in the WWE under that name, there’s a lot wrong with Dolph Ziggler.

In many – well, ten – ways, I might actually hate Dolph Ziggler (kind of).

Here’s why…
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10 Things WWE Want You To Forget About 2015

WWE

WWE has had a difficult year, in much the same way that a skunk has a difficult smell. Ratings have slipped to their lowest in almost 20 years, former legends have become persona non gratas, there’s a growing disconnect between fans and the superstars at the top of the card, and even Mick Foley is close to unsubscribing.

Even Mickles!

In WWE’s defence they’ve had a dreadful run of luck this year. Injuries have plagued the company with Cesaro, Rusev, Tyson Kidd, Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, Sami Zayn, Randy Orton, Sting, Nikki Bella, Jey Uso and more being forced to take significant time off, cutting down an already thin roster and often forcing the company to drastically change their plans at the last minute. In a parallel universe where none of these injuries happened, the company could be in much better shape.

Furthermore, it’s not exactly
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