November 2, 2017 7:01 AM Kani to star alongside Beyonce in 'The Lion King'
LOS ANGELES - Beyonce is to voice Simba's childhood friend turned love interest Nala in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Lion King", the singer and studio announced on Wednesday. The 36-year-old pop megastar confirmed the long-rumoured role in a Facebook post that showed headshots of the voice cast, including veteran South African actor John Kani as Rafiki 926
November 2, 2017 12:05 AM Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner's company after sexual misconduct allegations
Warner Bros. is severing ties with embattled filmmaker Brett Ratner, after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual harassment and misconduct. A person with knowledge of the matter said the Burbank studio will not renew its production deal with Ratner and the fate of his company’s $450 million co-financing agreement is unclear. Ratner, through 845
November 1, 2017 8:08 AM New Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends 'House of Cards'
A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix suspended production of the two-time Oscar winner's hit series "House of Cards." Roberto Cavazos, who acted in several plays at London's Old Vic theater when Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, said the Hollywood 68
October 28, 2017 1:35 AM Stranger Things: 29 Callbacks, References, and Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed in Season 2
Late Thursday night, Netflix unveiled the hotly-anticipated second installment of its smash genre hit Stranger Things. By Friday morning, a number of fans, thirsty for the continuing adventures of Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, and Eleven, had already devoured the nine-episode season. But not everyone has been so quick to binge. So in the interest of serving 171
October 27, 2017 11:14 PM Noah Schnapp Is the MVP of Stranger Things 2
Yes, there are spoilers below about Stranger Things and Stranger Things 2. If you haven’t watched yet and want to remain spoiler-free, please keep that in mind. In the first season of Stranger Things, Will Byers gets sucked into the Upside Down in episode one and isn’t rescued until the last chapter. Even though what happens to him drives most of the action 58
October 27, 2017 8:21 PM In Praise of Noah Schnapp in Stranger Things 2
Yes, there are spoilers below about Stranger Things and Stranger Things 2. If you haven’t watched yet and want to remain spoiler-free, please keep that in mind. In the first season of Stranger Things, Will Byers gets sucked into the Upside Down in episode one and isn’t rescued until the last chapter. Even though what happens to him drives most of the action 61
October 27, 2017 1:00 PM David Harbour on the mystery of Stranger Things
New York — Even the title is enigmatic. Stranger Things could mean so many things: The recent extreme weather; Washington politics; fad recipes for kale. Nearly everyone knows about Stranger Things. But who can explain what this enigmatic sci-fi-horror series is really about? The second season of Stranger Things — all nine episodes worth — will be released 247
October 23, 2017 8:31 PM Brit Marling Says Harvey Weinstein "Suggested We Shower Together"
"What could I do? How not to offend this man, this gatekeeper, who could anoint or destroy me?" Brit Marling has shared her account of meeting with Harvey Weinstein, who has been plagued with decades of allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape. "I, too, went to the meeting thinking that perhaps my entire life was about to change for the better 62
October 21, 2017 4:41 PM Guide to Having Less Mammogram Pain
How to make your next screening as comfortable as possible You may be worried after your exam about when you’ll get the results and what they might say, Kalidas says. For screening mammograms, you should hear results within ten days. If you haven’t, make sure to call your doctor or the facility. Clinics are also required to mail you “an easy-to-understand 59
October 20, 2017 4:54 PM Lupita Nyong’o speaks out against Harvey Weinstein
Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed piece published by The New York Times on Thursday. Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o is now the latest in a string of women who have accused Hollywood’s top producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harasssment, assault, misconduct and rape. Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed 62