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Selena Gomez Responds to “Tasteless” Kidney Transplant Reference in ‘The Good Fight’

Selena Gomez Responds to “Tasteless” Kidney Transplant Reference in ‘The Good Fight’
Selena Gomez and her fans are calling out a recent episode of The Good Fight for referencing the former Disney star’s kidney transplant.

In the fourth episode of the Paramount+ show’s fifth season, a comedy television executive (Wayne Brady) asks Liz (Audra McDonald) to put together a sensitivity read for one of his comedians. The scene continues on with characters Marissa (Sarah Steele), Jay (Nyambi Nyambi) and Jim (Ifadansi Rashad), as the group contemplates the effects of cancel culture on comedy.

Jay asks what topics are off-limits, as the group supplies answers including necrophilia, autism and “Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant....
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David Cronenberg’s Sci-Fi Movie ‘Crimes of the Future’ Begins Production in Greece

David Cronenberg’s Sci-Fi Movie ‘Crimes of the Future’ Begins Production in Greece
Cameras have begun rolling on David Cronenberg’s sci-fi thriller “Crimes of the Future” with Tanaya Beatty (“Yellowstone”) and Nadia Litz (“Big Muddy”) joining the cast alongside Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart.

Principal photography has begun on the movie in Athens, Greece, where shooting will run until September. Additional cast members include Scott Speedman, Welket Bungué, Don McKellar, Lihi Kornowski, Yorgos Karamichos and Yorgos Pirpassopoulos.

“As we begin filming ‘Crimes of the Future,’ just two days into this new adventure with David Cronenberg, it feels like we’ve entered a story he collaborated on with Samuel Beckett and William Burroughs, if that were possible,” said Mortensen in a statement. “We are being pulled into a world that is not quite like this or any other, and yet is one that feels strangely familiar, immediate and quite credible. I can’t wait to see where we end up.”

The movie,
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‘Cobra Kai’ Star Xolo Maridueña in Talks to Star as Latino Superhero ‘Blue Beetle’ for HBO Max (Exclusive)

‘Cobra Kai’ Star Xolo Maridueña in Talks to Star as Latino Superhero ‘Blue Beetle’ for HBO Max (Exclusive)
Corba Kai” breakout Xolo Maridueña is in talks to star in the lead role of Jaime Reyes in “Blue Beetle” for HBO Max, Warner Bros. and DC Films first superhero movie starring a Latino character, TheWrap has exclusively learned.

Charm City Kings” director Angel Manuel Soto is set to direct.

The screenplay is from Mexican-born writer Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, who wrote Universal’s “Scarface” remake and Sony’s “Miss Bala.”

In DC Comics, Blue Beetle is the superhero alter ego used by three different heroes, but the film will focus on Mexican-American teenager Jaime Reyes, the third character to assume the Blue Beetle mantle.

While DC has had Latino characters in its movie universe,, and cast Latina Sasha Calle to play Supergirl in “The Flash,” this will be the first stand-alone title to feature a Latino lead. Also of note, “In the Heights” breakout star Leslie Grace, who is Dominican American,
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Dave Bautista Says He Was ‘Never Asked’ to Voice Drax for Marvel’s Disney+ Series ‘What If…’

Dave Bautista Says He Was ‘Never Asked’ to Voice Drax for Marvel’s Disney+ Series ‘What If…’
Marvel Studios’ first animated series, “What If…” features many Marvel Cinematic Universe actors returning to voice their onscreen characters. One notable admission, however, is Dave Bautista’s Drax.

Bautista, in responding to one Twitter user’s question about why he wasn’t voicing the character who is set to appear in one episodes of the Disney+ series, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star said he was never asked.

“Let’s start with I was never asked,” Bautista said on Monday, which prompted a confused response by his own “Guardians” director, James Gunn, who replied simply with “What.”

A rep for Disney did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

What

— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) August 2, 2021

“What If…” is an anthology series that imagines alternate timelines for MCU characters, including Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) taking the super-soldier serum and becoming Captain Britain, and T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) getting picked up
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The Search for Jeopardy!'s New Host Is Nearly Over as Front-Runner Emerges

The Search for Jeopardy!'s New Host Is Nearly Over as Front-Runner Emerges
Who is: the likely next Jeopardy! host? After a lengthy process, it appears that fans have their answer. A source connected to the venerable game show confirms to E! News that Mike Richards, who joined Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune as executive producer last year, is in the process of ironing out his deal to succeed the late Alex Trebek as permanent host of the trivia series.  The insider tells E! News that the job has been Mike's to lose from the start, and that no other candidate was offered the role. Mike will fill the big shoes of Alex, who hosted Jeopardy! for 36 years and passed away in November 2020 following his battle with pancreatic cancer. "Mike wanted this job...
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Brody Jenner Meets Kaitlynn Carter's Boyfriend for the First Time in Must-See TV Moment

Brody Jenner Meets Kaitlynn Carter's Boyfriend for the First Time in Must-See TV Moment
Well, that was just a little awkward. It's never easy to introduce your significant other to your ex, especially when reality TV cameras are nearby. But Kaitlynn Carter found herself in that exact situation on the August 4 episode of The Hills: New Beginnings. "I feel like anytime one of these moments builds up where it's like so much pressure going into two people meeting, it automatically becomes awkward and the last thing I want is for them to have an awkward relationship," Kaitlynn shared in her confessional. "Maybe it's my fault for waiting so long to introduce them." But in the show's season finale, fans finally witnessed the moment Brody Jenner met Kristopher Brock for...
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Jameela Jamil Says Addison Rae's He's All That Movie Looks "F--king Terrible"

Jameela Jamil Says Addison Rae's He's All That Movie Looks
He's All That really isn't all that, according to Jameela Jamil. Netflix revealed the first trailer of the gender-swapped She's All That remake—starring Tanner Buchanan and Addison Rae—on Wednesday, Aug. 4, and Jameela was not sold. Well, that's putting it lightly. In the actual words of The Good Place actress, "This looks objectively F--king terrible." She retweeted the trailer and made her final judgment of the Aug. 27 movie, which is directed by Mean Girls' Mark Waters. Despite her hot take, Jameela confessed that He's All That might actually turn out to be a smash hit. She prophesized that, since it looks so bad to...
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Jennifer Aniston Has the Perfect Reaction to Wearing the Same Suit as Harry Styles

Jennifer Aniston Has the Perfect Reaction to Wearing the Same Suit as Harry Styles
This major fashion moment is a "Sign of the Times." Harry Styles and Jennifer Aniston might be part of different circles but it appears they have the same sense of style. Case in point? The Friends alum and former One Direction member sent their fans into a frenzy after it was discovered they wore the same exact Gucci suit. Of course, both Harry, 27, and Jennifer, 52, put their own spin on the statement-making piece—which features a unique print in a kaleidoscope of brown tones. The "Watermelon Sugar" musician, who is an ambassador for the luxury brand, first donned the color-block pantsuit at the 2021 Brit Awards in May. He styled the ensemble with...
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James Gunn Respectfully Says Martin Scorsese Slammed Marvel Movies Because He Wants "Attention"

James Gunn Respectfully Says Martin Scorsese Slammed Marvel Movies Because He Wants
It's a real-life superhero faceoff, and James Gunn is getting the last word.  The brain behind Guardians of the Galaxy, Gunn spoke during a recent podcast interview about fellow filmmaker Martin Scorsese's famously flippant comments about Marvel movies. Nearly two years ago, Scorsese wrote a New York Times piece called, "I Said Marvel Movies Aren't Cinema. Let Me Explain," claiming, "The fact that the films themselves don't interest me is a matter of personal taste and temperament." On the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Gunn took aim at Scorsese's various critiques. "It seems awful cynical that he would keep coming out...
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Jennifer Aniston Gives Herself A New Nickname After Dressing Like Harry Styles

Jennifer Aniston Gives Herself A New Nickname After Dressing Like Harry Styles
It’s hard to say who wore it best when it’s between Harry Styles and Jennifer Aniston! For the September issue of InStyle magazine, the 52-year-old actress poses in a ’70s-style brown, white and burnt orange printed Gucci suit that was already modelled by Styles. The 27-year-old “Watermelon Sugar” singer wore the same look in May to the Brit Awards in London,
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Ryan Reynolds On Fangirling Over Mariah Carey And Being Part Of The ‘Lambily’ (Exclusive)

Ryan Reynolds On Fangirling Over Mariah Carey And Being Part Of The ‘Lambily’ (Exclusive)
Ryan Reynolds is opening up about why he’s so obsessed with Mariah Carey. While speaking with Et to promote his new movie, “Free Guy”, the 44-year-old actor explained why he’s been a longtime fan of Carey, and what it’s like being a part of her “Lambily” along with his wife, Blake Lively, and their kids, James, 6, Inez, 4, and
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See the Juicy First Teaser for Impeachment: American Crime Story

See the Juicy First Teaser for Impeachment: American Crime Story
We doubt the Clintons are going to love the latest season of American Crime Story. Days after FX shared a first look at their season three key art for the Ryan Murphy-produced anthology series, the network upped the ante by sharing a juicy new teaser on Wednesday, August 4. In the just-released footage, Monica Lewinsky, played by actress Beanie Feldstein, packages up a present for "Bill." The Bill in question is, of course, former President Bill Clinton, who is played by Clive Owen. As Monica makes her way through the West Wing, a message reads: "Based on a true story. Washington D.C., 1995. The President of the United States had a secret affair with a 22-year-old...
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Ashley Tisdale Has Disney Alum Selena Gomez's Back After Kidney Transplant Joke

Ashley Tisdale Has Disney Alum Selena Gomez's Back After Kidney Transplant Joke
Look like Selena Gomez can always count on the House of Mouse to back her up! Her fellow Disney Channel alum, Ashley Tisdale, took to her defense after a joke about Selena's 2017 kidney transplant aired on the Paramount+ show, The Good Fight. Ashley wrote in her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, Aug. 4: "It's sad to me that when a celebrity decides to share their story, especially difficulties with their health, writers have decided to turn that into a joke in multiple shows?!" The High School Musical star was likely referencing how Selena's kidney transplant was the subject of a joke in ​not one, but two shows. The Saved by the Bell reboot in November 2020 also made...
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Joe Alwyn Teases One Way Taylor Swift Might Be Rubbing Off on Him

Joe Alwyn Teases One Way Taylor Swift Might Be Rubbing Off on Him
Only in our wildest dreams would we get to share a Netflix account with Taylor Swift. But for Joe Alwyn, it's just another night in with his girlfriend of four years. In a recent interview, Joe hinted that the superstar had taken the next step in their relationship by introducing him to one of her favorite TV shows of all time—and he's already hooked. While promoting his upcoming film The Last Letter From Your Lover, Joe was asked to name the last series he watched. The 30-year-old British actor told Studio Canal UK, "Well, I've got a long way to go, but I'm currently watching the U.S. Office, which I've never seen before." As...
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Justin Bieber Is Sorry for Supporting Morgan Wallen's Music After N-Word Scandal

Justin Bieber Is Sorry for Supporting Morgan Wallen's Music After N-Word Scandal
Justin Bieber may not be the biggest fan of this country singer after all. Earlier this week, Bieber reportedly posted a screenshot on social media of Morgan Wallen's latest project, Dangerous: The Double Album, with the message, "Love this album." But soon after delivering his positive review, the pop star learned about Wallen's controversial past, leading him to change his tune. "I had no idea that the guy's music I posted was recently found saying racist comments," Bieber wrote on Instagram Stories on Aug. 4. "As you know, I don't support or tolerate any sort of racism or discrimination. I had no idea. I sincerely apology to anyone I...
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See Addison Rae's Acting Debut in Netflix's He's All That Trailer

See Addison Rae's Acting Debut in Netflix's He's All That Trailer
Time to see this TikTok Girl in action on the the big screen. Netflix has dropped its first trailer for He's All That, a gender-flipped remake of the 1999 teen flick She's All That starring viral sensation Addison Rae. Addison, 20, stars as Padgett Sawyer, a popular influencer at her high school who catches her boyfriend Jordan Van Draanen (Peyton Meyer) cheating on her. Her friend, Alden (Madison Petis) suggests she get revenge on Jordan by upgrading another boy in school by making him over. Padgett then promises that she will make "the next prom king" through a transformation. Her friends choose the lucky guy, and they land on Cameron Kweller, (Tanner Buchanan),...
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Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck and More Stars Living Their Best Lives on Vacation in Italy

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck and More Stars Living Their Best Lives on Vacation in Italy
Ciao America! Several U.S. celebs have been spotted vacationing in Italy in recent weeks. Included among them is Angelina Jolie, who was spotted with her children in Venice. On her trip to Italy, the Oscar winner was also joined by married artists Jr and Prune Nourry. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez and on-again boyfriend Ben Affleck spent some time on the Italian island of Capri. Their visit followed a romantic trip to the South of France, where they celebrated her birthday and appeared to re-create scenes from her 2002 music video "Jenny From the Block." Also during their European vacay, J.Lo shared her first Instagram photo of Ben—a steamy Pda...
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Miley Cyrus Extends a Helping Hand to DaBaby After He Apologizes for LGBTQ+ Remarks

Miley Cyrus Extends a Helping Hand to DaBaby After He Apologizes for LGBTQ+ Remarks
It's all about "The Climb" in Miley Cyrus' eyes. The 28-year-old pop star, who has been a fierce advocate of the LGBTQ+ community, spoke out about DaBaby's recent homophobic remarks—which he apologized for earlier this week. But instead of expressing disdain over the situation, the "Slide Away" singer took a different approach. "As a proud and loyal member of the Lgbtqia+ community, much of my life has been dedicated to encouraging love, acceptance, and open mindedness," the musician began her Instagram message on Wednesday, Aug. 4. "The internet can fuel a lot of hate & anger and is the nucleus of cancel culture...but I believe it can...
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First ‘He’s All That’ Trailer Starring Addison Rae Is Here

First ‘He’s All That’ Trailer Starring Addison Rae Is Here
The first trailer for the long-awaited reboot comedy “He’s All That” is here, starring TikTok superstar Addison Rae. Rae stars in the gender-swapped remake of the beloved 1999 teen comedy “She’s All That”, playing a popular social media influencer who makes over a nerdy classmate (played by “Cobra Kai”‘s Tanner Buchanan) after being dumped by her boyfriend. Et’s Katie Krause was
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10 Face Mask Chains to Up Your Style Game

We independently selected these products because we love them, and we hope you do too. Shop with E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a commission if you purchase something through our links. Items are sold by the retailer, not E! It's time to start getting comfortable wearing masks again! Whether you always seem to lose your mask or are looking for a way to make mask-wearing chicer, you definitely need a face mask chain. Not only do these affordable and functional accessories make it easier to keep your mask in place, but they're great for days when you have to go in and out of stores and restaurants that require you to mask up. While medical-grade face masks aren't the most fashion-forward, they...
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