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Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres call it quits

ABC/Bob D’Amico(LOS ANGELES) — Laurence Fishburne and his wife of fourteen years, Gina Torres, have officially called it quits. In a statement issued to US Weekly, the Suits actress confirmed that she is no longer with the black-ish star and executive producer. “With heavy hearts, Laurence and I quietly separated and began the dissolution of our marriage in the early …

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Bernie Casey, football star turned actor, dead at 78

“‘The Cemetary Club” – Getty Images/Adger Cowans(LOS ANGELES) — Bernie Casey, former NFL star turned actor who’s probably best-known for roles in Revenge of the Nerds, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, has died at age 78. Variety and other sources report Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles. A standout athlete, Casey was the ninth …

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Full trailer for Marvel's "The Punisher" debuts

Netflix/Jessica Miglio (NEW YORK) — The first full trailer for The Punisher, the next Netflix Marvel series, has blasted its way online. The Punisher follows former elite soldier Frank Castle, who uses his skills to mercilessly hunt down criminals of every stripe after his family is murdered. Jon Bernthal plays the fan-favorite, eponymous anti-hero, who’s in full force in the …

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"It" set to pass "The Exorcist" for highest-grossing U.S. horror film

© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC-DUNE ENTERTAINMENT LLC/Marco Grob(NEW YORK) — While nothing’s official yet, it looks like It is about to become the highest-grossing horror film of all time in the U.S. Deadline reports that the film adaptation of the Stephen King novel about a clown that terrorizes a group of kids, is expected to pass the …

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"America's Got Talent" recap: A 12-year-old ventriloquist wins $1 million top prize on season-12 finale

NBC/Trae Patton(LOS ANGELES) — Darci Lynne Farmer, a 12-year-old singing ventriloquist, was crowned the winner of the 12th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent during the live finale at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater Wednesday night. Judges Heidi Klum, Mel B, Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel were on hand as host Tyra Banks announced the results. Darci Lynne walked away with the …

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Jimmy Kimmel takes down critics of his health care monologue

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Jimmy Kimmel continued his battle with Senator Bill Cassidy, R.-L.A., on Wednesday, a day after Kimmel accused Cassidy of lying to his face about what the senator would demand in a health care bill. Tuesday night, Kimmel used a portion of his monologue to rip Cassidy, co-sponsor of the latest GOP health care measure, for introducing …

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The "LEGO NINJAGO Movie" wants a piece of the box office this weekend

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Chances are, if you’re under the age of 10 or know someone who is, you’re aware of the LEGO NINJAGO phenomenon. It’s LEGO toy line, a TV show, and Friday, it’s coming to the big screen as The LEGO NINJAGO. The story revolves around a teen named Lloyd who’s ostracized by his peers …

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"Wonder Woman" gets the Honest Trailers treatment

© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC(NEW YORK) — The hit Wonder Woman gets jabbed — gently — by the folks at Screen Junkies, with their latest Honest Trailers offering, this one about the best-received DC Comics-based movie. The new snippet pokes fun at Wonder Woman’s Amazonian home of Themyscira, a mythical island populated with, “a society …

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Netflix sends fanboys' bar a "Stranger Things"-themed cease-and-desist

NETFLIXWhile some companies don’t joke around about their trademarked material, Netflix has put the “fun” in “fundamental principles of intellectual property rights,” as evidenced by a just-released cease-and-desist letter to a Stranger Things-themed pop-up bar. The Chicago establishment called The Upside Down opened August 18, with Danny and Doug Marks, the guys behind the pop-up, initially planning for a six-week …

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