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Jamie Foxx was tasked with singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Saturday night’s title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but the performance didn’t go off without a hitch. Foxx, who removed his earpiece at...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Blues legend B.B. King provided a short health update Friday on his website. “I am in home hospice care at my residence in Las Vegas. Thanks to all for your well wishes and prayers,” he writes. Last month, the 89-year-old guitarist...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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“Formalized, Complex, and Costly.” What a perfect title for an episode that showcases just how complicated this entire Castor/Leda experiment is and how costly it has become to its participants, both physically and emotionally. The line comes...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nicole Sperling | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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The event was moderated by EW Editor Henry Goldblatt
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: C. Molly Smith | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Sixteen years after the original Buena Vista Social Club debuted, a sequel highlighting the bandmembers’ journey since the first film is set to go into production. Broad Green Pictures announced that Buena Vista Social Club - Adios will...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The best-selling British author was beloved for her Inspector Wexford series
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joe McGovern | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Former The Walking Dead star Chad L. Coleman had a rough Friday. As seen in a video posted on YouTube (below), the actor had what appeared to be a meltdown on a New York City subway. Coleman played Tyreese on AMC’s zombie hit until...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: James Hibberd | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Marvel sequel bests opening day of predecessor, 'The Avengers'
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joe McGovern | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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The teams down moonshine and sugarcane while racing through Peru to determine the Final Four.
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jodi Walker | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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U2 was supposed to take over The Tonight Show for a weeklong residency. But it had to cancel in November after singer Bono seriously injured his arm in a bike accident. As recently as January, he thought he might not be able to play guitar ever again....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Josh Hutcherson will be under the tutelage of James Franco again. The Hunger Games star will be the lead in the upcoming Franco-directed The Long Home, based on William Gay’s 1999 debut novel. Set in 1940s Tennessee, Hutcherson will...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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As the old sage Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Here in EW’s music department, we feel the same way about music on the Internet. There are amazing...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Madison Vain | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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With Revenge soon coming to an end, the question that has spanned the entire series will finally be answered: Will Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) survive her quest for vengeance? Her happy ending seemed all but assured after finally reuniting with her...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Richard Gere’s drama Franny has been picked up for U.S. distribution by Samuel Goldwyn Films after its Tribeca Film Festival debut last month. Gere stars as the titular character, described as a “rich, eccentric” philanthropist...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jennifer Maas | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The Force was not strong with this one … Josh Trank, director of the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot, was attached to direct the second Star Wars stand-alone film, but has now parted ways with the project, confiming longtime rumors of a disturbance...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Anthony Breznican | Friday, May 1, 2015
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A Q&A with James Spader about the Avengers: Age of Ultron villain: 'He's a conservationist!'
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Anthony Breznican | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Someone dies. Maybe not someone important.
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Darren Franich | Friday, May 1, 2015
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It’s the first photo from Jaimie Alexander’s new NBC series Blindspot.  The network just ordered the project to series a few moments ago from executive producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow) and the concept has an intruging Mememto-meets-The...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: James Hibberd | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Just a week after his emotional interview with Diana Sawyer on 20/20 aired, Bruce Jenner is now facing a wrongful death lawsuit from a car crash back in February that killed 70-year-old Kim Howe.  People confirmed the two adult stepchildren...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Jimmy Kimmel can’t fight the feeling any longer: Mash Up Monday is back. REO Speedwagon and Imagine Dragons are set to perform together as Imagine REO SpeedDragons on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday, May 4. Mash Up Monday kicked off in...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jennifer Maas | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Nathaniel Buzolic, best known for playing the original Kol Mikaelson on The Vampire Diaries—and in flashbacks on The Originals—is returning to The CW. EW has learned exclusively that Buzolic has been cast in the upcoming CW comedy Significant...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Samantha Highfill | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Kurt Cobain’s legacy as a musical giant only expands and becomes deeper in the 20 years after his death. On Monday, HBO will air the Brett Morgen-directed documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, which is already in theaters to heaps of praise. Cobain’s...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Do you already have your tickets for Avengers: Age of Ultron? No? Then good luck seeing a screening of the Avengers sequel this weekend, which is a near lock to break the first-frame box-office record established by its predecessor in 2012. Director...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Labrecque | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Pop music is a fickle lover—the genre’s rapidly shifting tastes and upended business model have made mainstream success wildly unpredictable. Keeping said success for any meaningful amount of time is near impossible. Fall Out Boy has had...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joshua Rivera | Friday, May 1, 2015
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We’ve found the root of The Slap’s problems: It should have been called The Punch. Look at the evidence: While everyone is gearing up for Saturday’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiano throwdown, perpetual slappers Barney Stinson and...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Kelly Connolly | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The fall TV verdicts have begun! NBC has become the first network to greenlight series orders from the current pilot crop, selecting three titles for next season—including the latest Chicago Fire spinoff and a thriller that opens with a nude...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: James Hibberd | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Avengers: Age of Ultron brings together nearly every major player from the last 10 Marvel movies, but noticeably absent is Tom Hiddleston as Thor’s (adopted) brother Loki.  But as director Joss Whedon recently revealed, there was a plan to...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Friday, May 1, 2015
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FX may have rejected Breaking Bad all those years ago, but its latest pilot will bring a drug-focused drama to the network—albeit one that’s a different color than Walter White’s crystal blue persuasion. FX announced today that it...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The Brothers Lawrence—better known as electronic duo Disclosure—have returned with a mammoth new track, “Bang That.” It’s the first new song the English wunderkinds have released since non-album cut “Apollo” in 2013....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Eric Renner Brown | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Country fans get a dream collaboration at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Little Big Town will play its hit “Girl Crush” with Faith Hill during the May 17 awards show, event organizers announced Friday. The single is currently crushing...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Friday, May 1, 2015
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With Emma on the verge of going dark, Once Upon a Time fans have been on the edge of their seats wondering whether the Savior can truly be turned—and if so, who may fall victim in the process. Unfortunately, executive producers Adam Horowitz and...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Prince is the latest public figure to throw support behind the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old who died from injuries he sustained while in police custody. According to Prince’s publicist, the enigmatic singer...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Friday, May 1, 2015
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In an interview with Today set to air Monday, Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa tells Matt Lauer that her mother’s death “was 100 percent preventable.” “How about paying attention to the vital signs?” she says of Manhattan’s...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Shirley Li | Friday, May 1, 2015
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BookCon is almost upon us, and what better way to whet your palate than by diving into exclusive, pre-release excerpts from 12 upcoming books by authors like Candace Bushnell and Jodi Picoult? In a new (and more importantly, free) iBooks app, 12 Books...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Everyone loved Kristen Wiig’s impersonation of Emilia Clarke’s Game of Thrones character, Khaleesi, on Wednesday night’s The Tonight Show—even the Mother of Dragons herself.  The actress posted her reaction to seeing Wiig...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Welcome to the Spoiler Room, a safe place for spoiler addicts to come on a weekly basis to learn what’s coming next on their favorite shows and, hopefully, get a few of their own questions answered. If you want scoop on a specific show, send your...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Beauty and the Beast fans will have to wait a little longer for season 3.  The CW announced the drama series has a new premiere date: June 11. Previously, the show was expected to return May 21.  The official description of the new season: “As...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: James Hibberd | Friday, May 1, 2015
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So Grey’s Anatomy killed McDreamy. Now what?  That seemed to be the theme heading into last night’s super-sized episode. But within a matter of minutes, it became evident that this two-hour “farewell” wasn’t going to be a...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Samantha Highfill | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The decades-long friends dish on their new Netflix series, and how they want to still be doing this in their '90s
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Bill Keith | Friday, May 1, 2015
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In The CW’s newest series, The Messengers, Diogo Morgado stars as “The Man,” otherwise known as Lucifer. And when he crash lands on Earth, something happens to five strangers—they die and come back to life as angels. Now that they...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Samantha Highfill | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The Avengers are finally back, and unsurprisingly, their first night in theaters was a Hulk-sized smash. BoxOffice.com reports that Avengers: Age of Ultron earned an estimated $27.6 million at the box office during its Thursday night showings....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The dream of the ’90s was alive on Thursday’s edition of The Late Show With David Letterman. Hootie and the Blowfish reunited during the broadcast to perform “Hold My Hand,” the group’s smash hit single off 1994’s Cracked...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Friday, May 1, 2015
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David Letterman’s final run of shows will have a presidential seal of approval. CBS announced on Friday that President Barack Obama will appear on the May 4 edition of The Late Show with David Letterman. The visit will mark Obama’s third...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Friday, May 1, 2015
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With this sequel to Some Luck—her first installment in this planned trilogy—Smiley continues to unspool the story of an American century, one chapter per year, seen through the lens of the Langdon family. Early Warning begins in 1953, and its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The chronicles of Camp Firewood might not end with the eight episodes of Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp set to premiere this summer, creator David Wain says.  “I think there’s plenty more to do. If it...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Friday, May 1, 2015
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In Schultz’s unsettling satirical novel, a rabies-like disease hits New York City, infecting only blond women. Blonde Fury, as the media call it, causes its victims to attack passersby at random, viciously and fatally. Worldwide paranoia sets in...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Friday, May 1, 2015
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When Orange is the New Black returns in June, it’ll be about faith, Danielle Brooks—a.k.a. Taystee—told EW Thursday. That explains the latest poster for the prison dramedy’s third season, which featured Piper, Red, Crazy Eyes, Alex,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Shirley Li | Friday, May 1, 2015
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The road to the big screen has been a long one for Assassin’s Creed, but with a release date in sight, the video game adaptation is finally set to begin production this fall. Speaking with ComingSoon, star and producer Michael Fassbender said...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Pearl Jam has officially responded to New Yorker Daniel Sheffer’s fundraising for Eddie Vedder and friends to come play the newly reopened Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York. Sheffer has raised over $140,000 via 578 backers.  In...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Madison Vain | Friday, May 1, 2015
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Twenty five years after the original release, it’s difficult to imagine Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas as anything but the iconic gangster film that we know more than a few lines of. Before production started on the true-crime classic,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Kevin P. Sullivan | Friday, May 1, 2015
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