Month: August 2021

Colin Anderson Productions pty ltdGetty Images If you described your car as a smart device, everyone but Elon Musk might look at you askance. But the modern car really is one, points out Ivan Poupyrev: “It has internet, a map, artificial intelligence, and people you can talk to.” Poupyrev, Google’s director of Engineering, Advanced Technology
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Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is adding a cop, a boyfriend and a mean girl with the addition of Eric Johnson (The Knick, Rookie Blue), Alex Aiono (Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.) and Mallory Bechtel (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen) in series-regular roles, our sister site Deadline reports. As previously reported, HBO Max’s PLL reboot hails from executive producer/writer
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Being James Bond, from MGM, will stream exclusively on the Apple TV app as a free rental ahead of the theatrical release of No Time To Die, the 25th installment of the storied franchise. The 45-minute retrospective features Daniel Craig reflecting on his 15 years playing Bond, with never-before-seen archival footage from his oeuvre and conversations with 07
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Influencer Miss Mercedes Morr has been killed in what police believe was a murder-suicide.  The 33-year-old social media model, born Jenae Gagnier, was found dead at her home in Richmond, Texas on Sunday, Aug. 29, Richmond police confirmed. Officers originally responded to a welfare check at the apartment complex where Morr lived and discovered two bodies inside
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News Lil Nas X Reveals Cover of New Album Montero The musician’s debut full-length arrives on September 17 via Columbia Records By Matthew Strauss August 31, 2021 Facebook Twitter Lil Nas X, image by Charlotte Rutherford Facebook Twitter Lil Nas X has revealed the cover artwork for his debut album Montero. Check out the colorful
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People are shopping like nobody’s business,” marvels Sherri McMullen. As the owner of McMullen, the buzzy Oakland, California, boutique, she would know. Her clients, she says, “are redoing their entire wardrobes.” Refrains she’s heard lately: “‘I don’t want anything in my closet’; ‘I want to redo everything’; ‘Everything’s too dark.’” (Bright colors and prints, she
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RELATED STORIES Power Book III: Raising Kanan has added some familiar faces to its cast for Season 2. It was announced on Tuesday that the Starz spinoff has added Omar Dorsey (Queen Sugar), Grammy winner LeToya Luckett (Greenleaf), Krystal Joy Brown (Hamilton) and Paulina Singer (NOS4A2), all in recurring roles. Dorsey will play Cartier “Duns”
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News New Orleans Jazz Landmark, Site of Louis Armstrong’s Musical Origins, Destroyed by Hurricane Ida The Karnofsky Tailor Shop and Residence, Armstrong’s “second home,” is listed on the National Register of Historic Places By Evan Minsker August 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter Louis Armstrong (William Gottlieb/Redferns) Facebook Twitter The Karnofsky Tailor Shop and Residence is a
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Refresh for latest…: One of the only Hollywood titles to recently be granted a China release date, Disney/20th Century Studios’ Free Guy flew into the market with a $23.9M start. This is a solid launch in the Middle Kingdom, particularly in the current climate, and helped push the Ryan Reynolds-starrer past $100M at the international
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Charlie’s Angel? More like Benji’s angel. Cameron Diaz‘s husband of six years just professed his love in honor of her 49th birthday.     Benji Madden‘s sweet Instagram post is the stuff movies are made of (yes, The Holiday included), as he wished a happy Birthday “to my Wife” on Monday, Aug. 30.  He told her, “you are beautiful in all ways,
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News Announcing Backstage DashPass at Pitchfork Music Festival A brand new stage and series of events come to 2021 Pitchfork Music Festival exclusively for DashPass members By Pitchfork August 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter Graphic by Marina Kozak Facebook Twitter Pitchfork Music Festival and DoorDash are teaming up to present Backstage DashPass, a series of perks
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Lionsgate revealed today that frequent Expendables stars Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture and Sylvester Stallone will lead the team for The Expendables 4, reprising their roles as Lee Christmas, Gunner Jensen, Toll Road, and Barney Ross respectively. They have all been part of the franchise since the original The Expendables, and at this moment,
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With the $20.4M opening of Universal/MGM/Monkeypaw’s Candyman, director Nia DaCosta becomes the first Black female director to debut a movie in the No. 1 weekend spot at the domestic box office. At the same time, Candyman marks the second-highest grossing 3-day domestic weekend B.O. opening for a Black female director; that record owned by Ava DuVernay and
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Also on “Hurricane,” Kanye references the Southern California home he and Kim bought in 2019 and later renovated to feature a mostly white interior. Architectual Digest featured it in a 2020 issue, along with an interview with the couple. “Architectural Digest, but I needed home improvement,” Kanye raps. “Sixty-million-dollar home, never went home to it.” In
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News Drake Confirms New Album Certified Lover Boy Is Out Friday He locked in the rumored release date on Instagram By Allison Hussey and Jazz Monroe August 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter Drake, September 2019 (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia) Facebook Twitter Drake’s new album Certified Lover Boy is out Friday, September 3, he confirmed in
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Modeling wasn’t the dream for Mayowa Nicholas.“I wanted to be an accountant,” she says. It took a trip to the hair salon when she was 15, living in Lagos, Nigeria, to change all that. As she was walking toward the salon, scouts for the Elite Model Look competition approached her. “I remember holding the flyer,
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Pantelion’s animated film Un Rescate De Huevitos (An Egg Rescue) is a rarity in the specialty box office as a Spanish language animated film. And its opening weekend success will certainly come as no surprise in Mexico where the franchise is its highest-grossing film series to date. The Spanish-language animation performed tremendously at its 320
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Sarah Paulson is acknowledging she would have made different choices following the backlash over herself wearing a fat suit to portray Linda Tripp on FX’s forthcoming series Impeachment: American Crime Story. During a sit-down with the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, Aug. 26 that recently received media attention, the 46-year-old Emmy winner, who gained 30 pounds for the role,
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News Lee “Scratch” Perry Dies at 85 The dub/reggae legend died at Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Jamaica By Sam Sodomsky and Madison Bloom August 29, 2021 Facebook Twitter Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns via Getty Images Facebook Twitter Lee “Scratch” Perry, the Jamaican dub legend, has died, the Jamaica Observer and The Guardian report. Perry
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