Getting fired is no fun, but for former Han Solo movie directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord, the glass is half full.
The pair were unceremoniously removed from Solo: A Star Wars Story in June, three weeks before filming was due to be finished. A statement at the time cited "creative differences" as the reason for their departure.
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Miller and Lord discussed the exit at the Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, during a panel for their MTV series Clone High.
Lord generouslydescribed the experience of shooting the film as "wonderful," and both were rather kind-hearted about the unfortunate turn of events. Read more...More about Entertainment, Movies, Star Wars, Han Solo, and Han Solo Movie
PBS is cutting Sen. Al Franken from their broadcast of the Kennedy Center's ceremony for Late Show host David Letterman, reports The Wrap.
Franken, a Saturday Night Live alumni, had given a speech in Letterman's honor at the Mark Twain Prize ceremony on Oct. 23 in Washington D.C.
As of Nov. 17, Franken is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from news anchor Leeann Tweeden, who said Franken kissed her without consent and groped her while she was asleep in 2006.
I’ve decided it’s time to tell my story#MeToohttps://t.co/TqTgfvzkZg
— Leeann Tweeden (@LeeannTweeden) November 16, 2017
In a press statement, PBS detailed their intention to keep the show focused as a "celebration," and that to do so, they would have to remove Franken's speech entirely. Read more...More about Sexual Harassment, Pbs, David Letterman, Al Franken, and Sexual Misconduct
Always a fan of theatrics, Elon Musk unveiled a surprise new Roadster at Tesla's Semi Truck event on Thursday night.
And though the unexpected rollout already has tech media talking, Musk threw another detail into the mix on Sunday, claiming on Twitter that the Roadster might (big emphasis on "might," here), as an upgrade option, have the limited ability to fly.
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As Musk teased on Twitter: "Not saying the next gen Roaster special upgrade package *will* definitely enable it to fly short hops, but maybe..."
Not saying the next gen Roadster special upgrade package *will* definitely enable it to fly short hops, but maybe … Certainly possible. Just a question of safety. Rocket tech applied to a car opens up revolutionary possibilities.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 19, 2017 Read more...
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Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor has announced that he can't see himself returning to the Amazon series following allegations made by costar Trace Lysette and Tambor's former assistant Van Barnes.
Tambor, who denies both allegations, told Mashable through a spokesperson that the "politicized atmosphere" of the set has led him to choose to exit the Emmy-winning show.
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Tambor's statement reads as follows:
There has not yet been confirmation of the actor's formal exit from Transparent from Amazon or Tambor, only the language that he "can't see how [he] can return." Amazon responded to a request for comment, but has no statement to share right now. Read more...More about Entertainment, Tv, Celebrities, Sexual Harassment, and Transparent
It's been two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving the island without power and causing the longest blackout in United States history.
Thousands of protesters marched throughout Washington D.C. on Sunday in the "Unity March for Puerto Rico," a show of support for ongoing disaster relief efforts after the U.S. territory was decimated by Maria, a Category 4 storm.
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The march, attended by numerous politicians, as well as celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda and chef José Andres, led protesters from the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. Read more...More about Science, Donald Trump, Protest, Lin Manuel Miranda, and Puerto Rico
Let's face it, moms will go above and beyond expectations for their child no matter what.
Manuela Torres-Orejuela asked her mom for pictures of her college diploma, but received a full-on photoshoot instead.
If your parents aren't praising your accomplishments like this than you're doing something wrong.
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"I asked my mom to send pics of my diploma and she had a whole ass photo w it," she tweeted.
I asked my mom to send pics of my diploma and she had a whole ass photo shoot w it pic.twitter.com/Ls7ybQ6I7k
— Manuela (@caritadepincel) November 16, 2017 Read more...
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Following serious backlash, Lena Dunham is walking back a previous statement made in support of Girls writer Murray Miller, who's been accused of raping then-17-year-old actress Aurora Perrineau when he was 35.
After The Wrap's initial Friday report on the allegations, Dunham and Girls co-creator Jenni Konner sent a joint statement to The Hollywood Reporter that called the allegation "misreported."
SEE ALSO: Lena Dunham defends 'Girls' writer accused of rape
"We believe, having worked closely with him for more than half a decade, that this is the case with Murray Miller," the statement reads. "While our first instinct is to listen to every woman's story, our insider knowledge of Murray's situation makes us confident that sadly this accusation is one of the 3 percent of assault cases that are misreported every year." Read more...More about Entertainment, Celebrities, Culture, Sexual Misconduct, and Entertainment
The DC Extended Universe is in deep crisis.
With $96 million on opening weekend, Justice League is by far the weakest box office performer of all the DCEU films. This was supposed to be their Avengers. Instead, it was their Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem.
SEE ALSO: Maybe the problem with 'Justice League' is that it's not enough like 'Batman v Superman'
Five movies deep, with all your key heroes activated and united, is this where you want to land on the DCEU opening weekend rankings?
Batman v Superman: $166 million
Suicide Squad: $133.6
Man of Steel: $116.6 million
Wonder Woman: $103.25 million
Justice League: $96 million Read more...
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When a hockey player scores on an opponent's empty net, there's typically a tempered celebration. The game is over, the win is sealed — everyone can relax.
When that scoring hockey player is a goalie, however, you gotta sound the hell off like its the best goal you've ever seen in your entire life. The Stampede, a Tier 1 junior hockey team from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, understand this unwritten rule.
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When 19-year-old goalie Mikhail Berdin scored an empty net goal from the the opposite end of the rink, his teammates absolutely lost their minds. Read more...More about Videos, Sports, Hockey, Ice Hockey, and Sports Highlights