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Film News Roundup: Horror Movie Re-Titled ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ for Spring Release

Film News Roundup: Horror Movie Re-Titled ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ for Spring Release
In today’s film news roundup, “The Children” has been re-titled “The Curse of La Llorona,” “Overlord” moves back two weeks, and “This Is the Year” rounds out its cast.

New Title

New Line Cinema’s horror movie “The Children” has been re-titled “The Curse of La Llorona” and will be released on April 19, 2019.

New Line made the announcement Wednesday ahead of its second annual ScareDiego presentation ahead of Comic-Con.

The film is produced by James Wan through his Atomic Monsters company along with Emile Gladstone and Gary Dauberman. Michael Clear is executive producing.

Michael Chaves directed from a script by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. The film stars Linda Cardellini as a social worker and widow raising her two kids in 1973 Los Angeles, who finds similarities between a case she’s investigating and the supernatural occurrences haunting her own family — which turn out to be La Llorona, a well-known
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Selena Gomez’s Accused Email Hacker Faces Possible 9 Years in State Prison

Selena Gomez’s Accused Email Hacker Faces Possible 9 Years in State Prison
A woman accused of hacking the email accounts of Selena Gomez and an associate of the “Wizards of Waverly Place” alum faces a possible maximum sentence of nine years and eight months in state prison after being charged with multiple crimes, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.

New Jersey woman Susan Atrach is accused of hacking into the accounts and stealing digital property from them. According to the Da’s office, Atrach allegedly accessed the victims’ accounts several times from June 2015 through February 2016 and obtained stored media that she posted online and shared with other people.

Atrach, 21, was charged with five felony counts of identity theft; five felony counts of accessing and using computer data to commit fraud or to control or obtain money, property or data; and one felony count of accessing and using computer data or taking supporting documentation without permission.

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Alex and Justin Russo - er, Selena Gomez and David Henrie - Had a Fun-Filled Day at Disneyland

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Alex and Justin Russo - er, Selena Gomez and David Henrie - Had a Fun-Filled Day at Disneyland
Cast reunion alert! Alex and Justin Russo - er, Selena Gomez and David Henrie - hung out on the Fourth of July, and we could practically hear the Wizards of Waverly Place theme song playing softly in the distance. The onscreen-siblings-turned-friends spent the holiday at Disneyland and paused their fun-filled day for a cute photo opp on a staircase at the theme park. Selena wore a red denim jacket and ankle weights for the day of fun in the sun. She captioned one of her Instagram pictures with "Family vacation vibes," and another with "Brudder & sissy." Ugh, how cute are they?!

The former costars have remained close pals since Wizards of Waverly Place ended, as Selena attended David's wedding last Spring, and the two recently took a trip to Italy together. It looks like Selena is continuing to cope with her breakup from Justin Bieber by surrounding herself with great
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Selena Gomez and David Henrie Reunite at Disneyland on the Fourth of July

It's a Disney Channel reunion! Selena Gomez celebrated the Fourth of July with her Wizards of Waverly Place co-star David Henrie. The two stars spent the day at (where else?) Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.  "Hope everyone had a great 4th of July!" the "Wolves" singer wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of the pair. "Spent mine with some of my favorite people @disney." Fans will recall Gomez played Alex Russo on the show while Henrie played her brother Justin Russo. Gomez gave a slight nod to their fictitious sibling relationship by captioning one photo "Brudder & sissy" and another "family vacation vibes." Even though it's been years since...
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‘Jumanji’ Star Madison Iseman Joins Comedy ‘This Is the Year’ (Exclusive)

‘Jumanji’ Star Madison Iseman Joins Comedy ‘This Is the Year’ (Exclusive)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” star Madison Iseman is set to star in the coming-of-age teen comedy “This is the Year,” Variety has learned exclusively.

David Henrie (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) is directing the film and wrote the screenplay with Bug Hall, Pepe Portillo and Sienna Aqualini. The story centers on a nebbishy high schooler who makes a last-ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams, played by Iseman, by embarking on a road trip to attend the greatest music festival of the year, only to discover true love in the most unexpected place.

Andrea Iervolino is producing the film through both his film label Ambi Media Group, with partner Monika Bacardi, as well as through TaTaTu, the new blockchain-based social entertainment platform he founded. James Henrie and Leo Severino are producing for Novo Media Group. Executive producers are Paolo Aquilini, who is financing the movie with Ambi,
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Dennis Quaid to Play Ronald Reagan in New Biopic

Dennis Quaid to Play Ronald Reagan in New Biopic
Dennis Quaid has inked a deal to play President Ronald Reagan in a film expected to begin shooting in the fall, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The long-in-the works feature film will explore Reagan's life from boyhood through his presidency — of both the U.S. and the Screen Actors Guild — and he will be played as a young man by David Henrie, best known for his role as teen Justin Russo in the kid's show Wizards of Waverly Place, and as an older adult by Quaid.

The film is also expected to explore Reagan's ...
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‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ jumps from Best Comedy Series to Best Children’s Program on the Emmy ballot

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” has made a big move across the Emmy ballot. The Netflix series premiered in 2017, when it competed in comedy series categories. But season two, which aired this spring, has been entered for consideration as a children’s program.

The Netflix comedy is based on the 13 children’s novels in the “Unfortunate Events” series by Lemony Snicket (the pen name of Daniel Handler). The eight-episode first season covered the first four books. Season two was 10 episodes long and adapted the next five books. The series has been renewed for a third season of seven episodes that will be based on the last four books.

The show tells the darkly comic story of the Baudelaire children — Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny (Presley Smith) — who are left orphaned by a mysterious fire. They’re shuttled between guardians while the evil Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris
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’13 Reasons Why’ renewed for season 3: Find out when controversial Netflix drama will be back

On June 6 Netflix announced the renewal of its teen drama series “13 Reasons Why” for a third season less than three weeks after the premiere of its second season on May 18. The new season will consist of 13 episodes, just like the show’s first two seasons, and it will premiere in 2019. Are you excited for the show’s return?

Series creator Brian Yorkey will be back as showrunner. Before “13 Reasons” he was best known for his work in theater, where he wrote the book and lyrics for “Next to Normal” and “If/Then.” “Next to Normal” won him the 2009 Tony Award for Best Original Score, as well as the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Yorkey will continue to executive produce the series with Joy Gorman, Mandy Teefey, Kristel Laiblin, Tom McCarthy, Steve Golin and Selena Gomez. McCarthy is an Oscar winner for writing the original screenplay for “Spotlight” (2015). Gomez is best
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Which Disney Channel Series Do You Want Revived Asap?!

Once a Disney Channel kid, always a Disney Channel kid…are we right? Heck yes! TV revivals are everywhere these days, like Fuller House, the Roseanne revival, Will & Grace's comeback and of course the four installments of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. The only question we have is, where are all the Disney Channel revivals? With Raven's Home set to return for season two this summer, we're wondering what should come next... Who wouldn't be a fan of Lizzie (Hilary Duff) reuniting with Gordo (Adam Lamberg) and Miranda (Lalaine) on a new Lizzie McGuire series? Or what about seeing Selena Gomez back with her TV brothers on Wizards of Waverly Place? Vote in our poll below...
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Jenna Johnson is fourth ‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro to go from last to first place

Jenna Johnson is fourth ‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro to go from last to first place
Jenna Johnson started at the bottom and now she’s here. In just her second season as a “Dancing with the Stars” pro, Johnson went from worst — being eliminated first — to best, winning the damn thing with Adam Rippon. She is the fourth pro to take the home the Mirrorball trophy after finishing last in his or her previous season.

The “So You Think You Can Dance” alum had an inauspicious “Dancing” pro debut in Season 23 with “Wizards of Waverly Place” star Jake T. Austin, going home the first week. After sitting out the next two installments, she returned on “Athletes” with Rippon, a match made in heaven that led to a victory on Monday’s finale.

Kym Johnson was the first pro to prevail after going home first her previous season. After winning Season 9 with Donny Osmond, she skipped Season 10 and was first out in Season 11 with David Hasselhoff.
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Spotlight: Selena Gomez's Charity Work

Selena Gomez is taking the world by storm; she has already gained world-wide recognition for her role in the Emmy Award winning show ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ on the Disney Channel and has since starred in numerous films such as ‘A Cinderella Story’ and ‘Princess Protection Programme’. Not only can she act, but the young star can sing as well, fronting her band ‘Selena Gomez & the Scene’, which has had two platinum singles and sold over 1,350,000 albums in America alone. The teenage phenomenon has not only done all this but has also become Unicef's youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador, when she was made spokesperson for the Trick or Treat campaign which worked to raise awareness of the plight of children in Ghana and has done a huge number of other activities for the charity.

Selena has travelled to the Congo with the Enough Project to witness firsthand the difficulties that
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Andy Kindler to Star in Dark Comedy ‘The Fiddling Horse’

Andy Kindler to Star in Dark Comedy ‘The Fiddling Horse’
Andy Kindler will star in the dark independent comedy “The Fiddling Horse” from filmmaker C.J. Wallis.

“The Fiddling Horse” follows a woman who inherits a racehorse, and in an attempt to elevate her failing status within her high society circle, teams up with an ex-celebrity jockey to secretly execute a long-con to cash in on the monetary and social winnings at the racecourse. Kindler will be playing the role of Barry Bitterman, an former celebrity jockey turned horse trainer.
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This Disney Channel Reunion Will Make You Draw Mouse Ears in the Air With Nostalgia

When focusing on their current projects, it's easy to forget that some of your favorite stars started out on Disney Channel - until they have an epic reunion, that is! Demi Lovato, Cole Sprouse, Alyson Stoner, Debby Ryan, and Matthew Scott Montgomery all gathered for an album release party on Wednesday for their former Disney Channel costar Hayley Kiyoko (who was on Wizards of Waverly Place and in the Disney Channel original movie Lemonade Mouth), and it sent millennials into a Twitter frenzy.

Related: Former Disney Star Alyson Stoner Pens Heartfelt Essay About Her Sexuality: "Dare to Be Yourself"

Between The Suite Life, So Random!, Sonny With a Chance, and Camp Rock, it feels like all the late-2000s Disney Channel bases were covered during the epic reunion. Considering that Cole was just exploring Paris with Riverdale costar Lili Reinhart and Demi Lovato just wrapped her Us tour in New Jersey,
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10 Cancelled Disney Channel Shows That Should Be Brought Back

With hundreds of successful movies, shows, and theme parks, Disney holds a special place in all our childhood hearts. However, amongst all the famous shows, there are a handful that stick out. The ones that blew the audience away with laughs and made the fans tear up when they were canceled. Hilary Duff brought the lovable teen, “Lizzie McGuire,” to life with her spunky attitude. “Kim Possible,” led us through adventures that showed us how to be brave. And “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody,” made us dream of living in a hotel. What other shows were canceled prematurely? What show did Shia Labeouf start his massive movie star career out of? Where will Selena Gomez practice her magic if not on “Wizards of Waverly Place”? And in 2017, why was “Girl Meets World,” suddenly finished?
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Inside Jennifer Aniston and Selena Gomez's Surprising Friendship: What They Have in Common

Inside Jennifer Aniston and Selena Gomez's Surprising Friendship: What They Have in Common
They’re not the likeliest of Hollywood besties, but Jennifer Aniston and Selena Gomez have developed a tight cross-generational bond over the years.

Gomez, 25, first opened up about her relationship with the Friends star, 49, in 2015, telling Ktu’s Carolina Bermudez that they met through mutual management during a radio interview.

“We met through my management — they manage her as well — so it was kind of like a friendly meeting and instantly she’s, like, inviting me to her house,” the singer revealed, according to E! News.

“She has a pizza oven. Like, we’ve made pizzas at her house,” she added.
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Selena Gomez In "Puma"

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Sneak Peek new images of actress/singer Selena Gomez ("Spring Breakers") as 'the face' of "Puma" sneakers:

Gomez began her career starring in the children's television series "Barney & Friends" (2002–2004). She then rose to fame playing the lead 'Alex Russo' in the Disney Channel TV series "Wizards of Waverly Place" (2007–2012). Gomez co-starred in the features "Another Cinderella Story' (2008), "Princess Protection Program" (2009), "Ramona and Beezus" (2010), "Monte Carlo" (2011), 'Spring Breakers" (2012), "Getaway" (2013) and "The Fundamentals of Caring' (2016).

She also voices the character of 'Mavis' in the "Hotel Transylvania" film franchise.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Selena Gomez...
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Selena Gomez Revisits Childhood Texas Home: It "Could Have Been Better Than My Life Today"

Selena Gomez Revisits Childhood Texas Home: It
Selena Gomez got a strong whiff of nostalgia this weekend. The songstress took a walk down memory lane—figuratively and literally—when she visited her childhood home in Grand Prairie, Texas. In a photo shared on social media on Saturday night, the star took a seat on the house's front steps for some reflection. "The home I grew up in, from birth to 13... (no one was home when I knocked this time lol) I visit this place every chance I get," she wrote online. The now-25 year old would go on to land her breakout role on Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place two years later. The star was clearly pondering her life's course as she made a poignant...
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Selena Gomez on Taking Justin Bieber Back and Staying Friends With The Weeknd

Selena Gomez on Taking Justin Bieber Back and Staying Friends With The Weeknd
Time is finally on Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber's side. Gomez has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year, and in the magazine's cover story (out Thursday), she opened up about Bieber's reentry into her life. "I'm 25. I'm not 18, or 19, or 20. I cherish people who have really impacted my life. So maybe before, it could have been forcing something that wasn't right. But that doesn't mean caring for someone ever goes away. And [that goes for] people in general," the former Wizards of Waverly Place said, citing Disney Channel alums Miley Cyrus, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato. "We've gone through seasons in our lives. I don't think it's as serious as people make...
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See Selena Gomez's Evolution in Et's 'When We First Met'

See Selena Gomez's Evolution in Et's 'When We First Met'
After opening up about her kidney transplant and splitting up with The Weeknd, Selena Gomez is focusing on her music. 

With a headline-making performance at the 2017 American Music Awards and reportedly two albums on the way, the 25-year-old singer's career is on the up and up... as is her rekindled relationship with Justin Bieber. Et's new original Facebook Watch series, When We First Met, showcases the star's highs and lows, from her days at Disney to Hollywood and social media domination. 

While Gomez couldn't be more of superstar now, she actually came from humble beginnings. 

"I am from Texas, Grand Prarie, Texas. When I was about 6 or 7 years old, I asked my mom if I could be on the TV, and she said, 'All right. We'll try it,' and I've been here ever since,'" Gomez told Et in 2008, one year after we met her for the first time. 

Yes, it was the
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Selena Gomez's Bff Francia Raisa Reveals Why She Decided to Give Her a Kidney: 'There's No Guarantee I'll Wake Up'

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Selena Gomez's Bff Francia Raisa Reveals Why She Decided to Give Her a Kidney: 'There's No Guarantee I'll Wake Up'
Watch: “I didn’t want to ask a single person in my life.” @selenagomez & @therealfrancia speak out on kidney donation process pic.twitter.com/tj1Ri1dED8

— Today (@TODAYshow) October 30, 2017


Selena Gomez and Francia Raisa are ready to talk — together.

The “Wolves” singer, 25, shocked fans in September by announcing that, due to lupus complications, she’d received a kidney transplant from her best friend Raisa over the summer. The two pals sat down with Today for a joint interview about the surgery, recovery and the months since.

“My kidneys were just done,” Gomez told Savannah Guthrie.
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