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‘Serial’ Season 3 to Be Developed as HBO Limited Series, LeBron James to Executive Produce

‘Serial’ Season 3 to Be Developed as HBO Limited Series, LeBron James to Executive Produce
HBO is developing the third season of the hit podcast “Serial” as a limited series, with LeBron James onboard the project as an executive producer.

The potential series will examine the criminal justice system at work in Cleveland, Ohio. Following a young cop and the man he’s accused of beating, it dives into the inner workings of a middle-American courthouse and how the system impacts every person it touches: cop, lawyer, and citizens accused of and victimized by crimes.

Shola Amoo is attached to write, direct, and executive produce. James will executive produce under his SpringHill Company banner along with Maverick Carter,
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Kevin Hart to Star Alongside Cate Blanchett in ‘Borderlands’

Kevin Hart to Star Alongside Cate Blanchett in ‘Borderlands’
Kevin Hart is joining Cate Blanchett in the cast of “Borderlands,” a movie adaptation of the popular video game.

Hart will play Roland, a skilled ex-soldier-turned-mercenary, in the Lionsgate film. Eli Roth, whose resume includes “The House With a Clock in its Walls” and Bruce Willis-led action thriller “Death Wish,” is directing “Borderlands.”

“I’m thrilled to be working with Kevin,” said Roth. “‘Borderlands’ is a different kind of role for him, and we are excited to thrill audiences with a side of Kevin they’ve never seen before. He’s going to be an amazing Roland.”

Lionsgate Motion Picture Group President Nathan Kahane adds, “Kevin has been behind some of the world’s biggest blockbusters, and our source material is inspired by one of the world’s best-selling video games. We love the way our filmmaking team has adapted this story and we couldn’t be in better creative hands.
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Jane Fonda to Receive Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award

Jane Fonda to Receive Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award
Jane Fonda will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at this year’s Golden Globes.

The honor recognizes Fonda’s illustrious career in film, one that saw her top the box office and cement her name in movie history by starring in such classics as “Klute,” “The China Syndrome” and “9 to 5.” More recently, Fonda has appeared in the Netflix series “Grace & Frankie” as well as “Book Club” and “Youth.” Her other films include “The Electric Horseman,” “Barefoot in the Park,” “Coming Home,” and “Julia.” One of her biggest commercial successes was the 1982 release of her first exercise video, “Jane Fonda’s Workout,” which went on to sell 17 million copies and spawned several followups.

Fonda has been equally well known for her political stances — protesting the Vietnam War, campaigning for civil rights, and advocating for feminist causes. Currently, Fonda is leading Fire Drill Fridays as part of a
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Song Yoo-jung, Korean Actor, Dies at 26

Song Yoo-jung, Korean Actor, Dies at 26
South Korean actor Song Yoo-jung has died age 26. The causes are currently unknown.

The information was confirmed by Song’s representatives at the Sublime Artist Agency. The agency also posted the news on Instagram.

Song began as a model and debuted as an actor in Mbc’s Golden Rainbow.” She was best known for her recurring role in Mbc TV series “Make A Wish” where she appeared in 120 episodes between 2014 and 2015 as the character Han Da-won. More recently Song also appeared in another series “School 2017,” broadcast by KBS2, and “Dear My Name.”

“Actress Song Yoo-jung has left us,” the notice said.
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Samara Weaving to Star as Forgotten American Socialite Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte in Biopic (Exclusive)

Samara Weaving to Star as Forgotten American Socialite Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte in Biopic (Exclusive)
Ready or Not” star Samara Weaving has been cast in “Liz,” a biopic about one of America’s forgotten founding mothers Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte.

Described as a U.S.-set “Bridgerton” or “The Great,” “Liz” tells the story of the country’s first modern celebrity. Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte gained prominence as the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte’s youngest brother, Jerome, and revolutionized America’s social scene in the time of Jefferson’s presidency. Elizabeth, who has been called one of America’s first international celebrities, was known for her fashion, wit and independence.

Adam Leon is directing the film, which is based on a script by Gabriel Neustadt. 3311 Productions is producing “Liz.”

Weaving previously starred in the Showtime comedy “Smilf” and appeared in films such as “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Mayhem” and “The Babysitter.” Her film “Ready or Not,” a well-reviewed dark comedy, became a commercial success
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Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser to Star in Apple Series Adaptation of ‘In With the Devil’

Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser to Star in Apple Series Adaptation of ‘In With the Devil’
Apple is nearing an order for the limited series “In with the Devil,” with Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Hauser onboard to star, Variety has learned.

The six-episode series would be based on the 2010 novel “In With The Devil: A Fallen Hero, A Serial Killer, and A Dangerous Bargain for Redemption” by James Keene and Hillel Levin. The book tells the story of Keene’s real life when he was sentenced to prison but offered his freedom in exchange for coaxing a confession out of a fellow inmate, a suspected serial killer.

The series is described as being told through
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Bachelor Nation's Dale Moss Opens Up About Mental Health Post-Split: End of 2020 "Was a F--king Beast"

Bachelor Nation's Dale Moss Opens Up About Mental Health Post-Split: End of 2020
Dale Moss is letting fans see a softer side to him as he discusses his recent need to focus on his mental health.  Clare Crawley's former fiancé used his Instagram Story on Wednesday, Jan. 27 to open up about his decision to get out of New York City and spend time in a place that has special meaning for himself and his loved ones.  The winner of Clare's portion of The Bachelorette season 16 shared footage of the wing of a plane, and then later in the day posted a video in which he explained why he booked the last-minute trip to Sarasota, Fla. "I literally just flipped the script the other night," the 32-year-old South Dakota native shared. "I was like, I need to...
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'N Sync vs. Backstreet Boys: The True Story Behind Their Epic Boy Band Rivalry

'N Sync vs. Backstreet Boys: The True Story Behind Their Epic Boy Band Rivalry
There are two types of people in this world: fans of 'N Sync or Backstreet Boys. 'N Sync member Lance Bass' documentary, The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story, was released in 2019, and featured members of multiple boy bands and their families documenting the devastation and deceit they experienced during their time working with former manager Lou Pearlman, their father figure turned enemy.  Pearlman, who died in 2016, was the man credited for kicking off the boy band boom in the '90s, starting the careers of super-groups like 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, Lfo and O-Town. But in the '90s and early aughts, it was all about 'N Sync and Bsb and their...
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Score up to 60% off at Skinstore's Amazing Sale

We independently selected these deals and products because we love them, and we hope you do too, and we think you might like them at these prices. 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!. Are you ready for a self care moment? Then how about investing in some new makeup, skincare and hair tools? Skinstore has an amazing sale going on right now where you can score 50%, plus an extra 10% off using the code Extra until Feb. 8. You'll also get a complimentary beauty bag worth $183 with a purchase of $130 or more while supplies last. So what are you waiting for? Check out our best finds from the sale...
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How Halsey Found Happiness After a Heartbreakingly Tough Path to Fame

How Halsey Found Happiness After a Heartbreakingly Tough Path to Fame
"My name's Halsey, I write songs about sex and being sad, and I will never be anything but honest."  Before she substituted in a simple "xo," those were the words the singer-songwriter chose for her Twitter bio. It was a straight-to-the-point explanation that she came up with "when I was 18 or 19 years old," she told Dazed in 2017, but it's something that absolutely still rings true, the star always choosing to be authentic no matter how personal the truth. Such was the case when she was tasked to give a speech at the 2019 Ending Youth Homelessness: A Benefit for My Friend's Place gala. Having already spoken about the period she spent living on the streets of New...
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8 Things You Need To Make Double Masking Easier

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!. In order to keep yourself and others safe amid the spread of new Coronavirus variants, it's time to up your mask game with more layers! But not to worry, we've rounded up everything you need to protect yourself without being uncomfortable. From masks with built-in filters to clips to hold both masks together and filter inserts, double masking doesn't have to be a struggle! To shop our 8 double masking essentials, scroll below. Still in the mood to...
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Ben Higgins Reveals Why Filming His Post-Bachelor TV Show With Lauren Bushnell "Pulled Us Apart"

Ben Higgins Reveals Why Filming His Post-Bachelor TV Show With Lauren Bushnell
Ben Higgins has learned that appearing on TV isn't always everything it's cracked up to be.  The former star of The Bachelor was a guest on the Thursday, Jan. 28 episode of the Click Bait With Bachelor Nation podcast, where he opened up about when he knew that the romance was over with Lauren Bushnell. The couple got engaged during his finale of the ABC dating series that aired in March 2016, but announced the end of their relationship in May 2017.   "I don't think there was a characteristic that was wrong, necessarily, but the timing of our life, right?" he explained. "I was 26, she was 25, we had just walked into this whole new world together. We were living...
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Nick Viall and New Girlfriend Natalie Joy Go Instagram Official With Playful Video

Nick Viall and New Girlfriend Natalie Joy Go Instagram Official With Playful Video
Nick Viall might not be a bachelor for long, because he's ready to show off his pride and joy. On Jan. 27, the reality star went Instagram official with his new girlfriend Natalie Joy. The surgical technologist posted a funny clip on her Instagram story that seemingly confirmed their romance. It showed her crashing Nick's virtual reality experience, as he was seen wearing white VR headgear and hand sensors. She leaned over his shoulder and puckered her lips for a kiss.  Hilariously, he didn't give her a smooch, likely because he was too engrossed in his game. The Bachelor star told her, "You're freaking me out. I'm gonna die," as they...
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The Bachelor's Matt James Addresses His Friend's "Low Blow" Against Victoria Larson

The Bachelor's Matt James Addresses His Friend's
If that old saying, "You are who you surround yourself with," is any indication, then perhaps Matt James should find better friends. Though it may seem that The Bachelor star rarely hangs out with anyone other than Tyler Cameron, he does have other friends. People got to know these fellas when Matt and Tyler went golfing with the group and later shared videos of the excursion. In one clip shared to Instagram by fan account @bachelornation.scoops, Matt stands ready to take his shot when his friend Jerry tries to throw him off his game by commenting on contestant Victoria Larson's figure. "Now how was Victoria's body? Cause when I look at her, it doesn't look very nice," Jerry...
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NFL Star Chad Wheeler Charged With Domestic Violence Following Alleged Violent Attack on His Girlfriend

NFL player Chad Wheeler was formally charged with domestic violence on Wednesday, Jan. 27 after he was arrested over the weekend. The 27-year-old offensive lineman, who played in five games with the Seattle Seahawks during the 2020-2021 season, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend in Kent, a suburb of Seattle. He was arrested early in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 23 and was released after posting $400,000 in bail.  According to court documents obtained by E! News, the athlete was charged with first-degree domestic violence assault, domestic violence unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest. The documents allege that he strangled the victim until she lost consciousness.  In...
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The Masked Dancer's Hammerhead Speaks and Teases Some Serious Jersey Shore Drama

The Masked Dancer's Hammerhead Speaks and Teases Some Serious Jersey Shore Drama
There's no dancing away from the Jersey Shore drama. On the Jan. 27 episode of The Masked Dancer, viewers learned that the man behind the Hammerhead costume is none other than Vinny Guadagnino. While his experience on the Fox series may have come to an end, his vacation in Las Vegas with the Jersey Shore crew is just beginning.  In the weeks to come, fans will watch Jenni "JWoww" Farley arrive and try to settle her drama with Angelina Pivarnick after that infamous wedding speech. So what should fans prepare for? "I would say we had a lot of, obviously this long anticipated drama, and it needed some type of resolution," Vinny exclusively teased to E! News....
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Southern Charm's Craig Conover Accuses Madison LeCroy of Sleeping With a Married MLB Star

Southern Charm's Craig Conover Accuses Madison LeCroy of Sleeping With a Married MLB Star
Craig Conover is accusing Madison LeCroy of some serious stuff, but does he have the receipts to back up his claims? In a sneak preview of the Southern Charm reunion shared by Entertainment Tonight, Craig appears to be the opposite of a Southern gentleman, calling Madison a "f--king home-wrecker."  According to Craig, Madison allegedly earned the title when she cheated on his best friend, Austen Kroll, with a married MLB star.  "You were flying around the country sleeping with men, married men!" Craig claimed. "Ex-mlb players. That's what you were doing during quarantine. You know why Austen was at my house? Cause you weren't talking to him! You flew to...
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Go Inside Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson's $12.5 Million Malibu Mansion

Go Inside Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson's $12.5 Million Malibu Mansion
Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin just took their relationship to the next level! The couple, who first sparked romance rumors in late 2017, is officially moving in together, a source confirms to E! News. The High Note actress and Coldplay frontman recently nestled into a modern cape cod-styled home in Malibu, Calif. for—drum roll, please—a whopping $12.5 million. According to the insider, Chris is the one who bought the 5,338 square foot house, and Dakota "is living there with him." And considering just how private the pair is, the source notes this estate is nearby the 43-year-old singer's other properties in the area. "It's brand...
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Shrill To End With Upcoming Season 3 on Hulu

Shrill To End With Upcoming Season 3 on Hulu
Shrill is gearing up for its third and final season.  Annie (Aidy Bryant) will be wrapping up her story when the Hulu comedy comes back this spring, but if the vibes at the end of the season two finale were any indication, she's in for some great things.  When last we saw the somewhat humiliated Annie, she had dumped her boyfriend Ryan (Luka Jones) after he spilled the beans about their workplace hookup. Now, she's free to date someone else, like, for instance, Lamar (Akemnji Ndifornyen). There's at least got to be somebody better for her to end up with than Ryan.  Bryant, who co-created the series with Alexandra Rushfield and author Lindy West, spoke about the end of the...
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Jennifer Garner's Memorial Tribute to Tight Jeans and Airports Is Strangely Touching

Jennifer Garner's Memorial Tribute to Tight Jeans and Airports Is Strangely Touching
Rip air travel (1903-2020). Jennifer Garner's latest Instagram video is a real throwback, and we're definitely getting emotional over it. The Yes Day actress posted a memorial to yesteryear, featuring all the things of a bygone era. We're not talking about, like, typewriters and cassettes. No, we're referring to the rarities known as airplanes and skinny jeans.  Jen shared an old video of herself walking down an airplane jet bridge and doing leprechaun kicks before boarding. The clip cut to her lugging two rolling suitcases through the airport while wearing denim, and then showed her prancing on a moving walkway. She captioned it, "Travel: A Memorial...
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