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John Boyega laments lack of racial diversity in "Game of Thrones"

Lucasfilm – 2017 (LOS ANGELES) — Star Wars actor John Boyega is calling out fantasy shows like Game of Thrones for what he describes as their lack of diversity. “There are no black people on Game of Thrones,” he said in a new cover story for GQ magazine. To be fair, HBO’s hit fantasy drama has featured at least two ... Read More »

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Getty Images(NEVADA) — O.J. Simpson, who’s been behind bars for the past eight years in Nevada, has been granted parole. The earliest the former football star could leave prison is October 1. Simpson, 70, was sentenced in 2008 to a minimum of nine years without parole for the botched 2007 robbery of Bruce Fromong, while trying to recover memorabilia Simpson ... Read More »

Just in time for Comic-Con, a new trailer for "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation – 2017/Giles Keyte(SAN DIEGO) — 20th Century Fox has released the second official trailer for the sequel to its massive 2014 sleeper hit Kingsman: The Secret Service. Kingsman: The Golden Circle sees Taron Egerton’s newly minted super-spy Eggsy in the States after the destruction of Kingsman HQ. While across the Pond, Eggsy and his former ... Read More »

Kevin Hart laughs off cheating allegations

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(LOS ANGELES) — Kevin Hart doesn’t seem fazed by his rumored cheating scandal. After a video surfaced online of the actor allegedly making out with an unidentified woman in the backseat of a car, the actor has shared a photo of himself laughing. “At the end of the day, you just gotta laugh at the BS,” reads the ... Read More »

What's next for the Spider-Man cinematic universe?

©2017 CTMG, Inc.(NEW YORK) –Sony is wasting no time trying to build on the success of Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s blockbuster opening weekend — the movie, starring Tom Holland as the web-slinger, grossed more than $480 million worldwide to date. A stand-alone film starring Tom Hardy as Spider-Man supervillain Venom is already in the works, as well as Silver & Black, which ... Read More »

O.J. Simpson could be granted parole today

Getty News Images(NEVADA) — He’s spent nine years behind bars, but O.J. Simpson could be granted his freedom today. Simpson is scheduled for a parole hearing today at the Lovelock correctional facility in Lovelock, Nevada, where the former football star and actor has been doing time since 2008 for the botched 2007 robbery of Bruce Fromong. The crime reportedly occurred ... Read More »

"Game of Thrones" creators launching new HBO series, "Confederate"

HBO – 2017(LOS ANGELES) — There may not be any dragons showing up, but a new, forthcoming series from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss sound like it will be no less dark and fantasy-filled. On Wednesday HBO announced that it would be working with Benioff and Weiss on an historical fantasy show called Confederate, chronicling events ... Read More »

Ryan Seacrest officially signs on as host of ABC's "American Idol" reboot

Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution(NEW YORK) — Seacrest…in! Kelly Ripa made the news official Thursday morning on Live with Kelly and Ryan: Ryan Seacrest is the new host of ABC’s reboot of American Idol. “I’m happy to confirm, I can confirm with absolute confirmation, that Ryan Seacrest is returning for the host of American Idol!” said Kelly. Then, realizing ... Read More »

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker joining "Empire" for multi-episode role

Getty Images-Corbis/Rune Hellestad(NEW YORK) — Empire is adding some more star power. When the show returns for fourth season in September is will have Oscar winner Forest Whitaker on board. Whitaker, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 movie The Last King of Scotland, will guest star in a multi-episode story ... Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence becomes ill during Broadway show

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Jennifer Lawrence had an embarrassing moment while catching a performance of Olivia Wilde‘s edgy Broadway play 1984, on Monday, when she became violently ill. Midway through the show, the Hunger Games star “bolted from her seat,” a source tells the New York Post. “Several people saw her getting sick in the lobby. The ushers were very ... Read More »