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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' breaks Broadway box office record 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' breaks Broadway box office record
- April 11, 2018

Scholastic's anniversary series isn't the only way " Harry Potter " is being celebrated this year. Scholastic plans to release a "collectible" boxed set designed by Selznick in September. The release is part of the Harry Potter publisher's yearlong campaign to pay tribute to the series, with events planned at bookstores, libraries and festivals around the US, according to Pottermore. (more...)
Janelle Monáe's Empowering New 'PYNK' Video Is Glorious Janelle Monáe's Empowering New 'PYNK' Video Is Glorious
- April 11, 2018

Titled " PYNK ", the new cut sees Monáe teaming up again with Grimes , after the two previously collaborated on " Art Angels " track " Venus Fly ". " Pynk " is saccharine pop that exudes sexuality without even fully expressing it or being vulgar. Dirty Computer is scheduled to take over your entire hard drive on April 27. (more...)
American entertainment Netflix threatens to withhold films from Cannes film festival 2018 American entertainment Netflix threatens to withhold films from Cannes film festival 2018
- April 11, 2018

Violators will not be let in to see films, said senior festival official Thierry Fremaux. "But they understand that the intransigence of their own model is now the opposite of ours". "Fantastic film that theatre chains want to block us from entering into Cannes film festival competition". "(But) Cinema (still) triumphs everywhere even in this golden age of series. (more...)
Bon-Ton lines up a buyer Bon-Ton lines up a buyer
- April 11, 2018

The company, which has dual headquarters in York County and Milwaukee, filed for bankruptcy in February . A bankruptcy auction that will shed light on the fate of department store chain operator The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. However, the filings say there is "no intent at this time to replace existing members of the executive management team". It has already started liquidating some of its assets with plans to close down 40 stores across the US. (more...)
Israel fires at target in Gaza, draws Russian Federation rebuke over Palestinian deaths Israel fires at target in Gaza, draws Russian Federation rebuke over Palestinian deaths
- April 10, 2018

The video, which appeared online, sharpened focus on Israel's killing of 31 Palestinians in protests along the border with the Gaza Strip since March 30. Israeli troops located the bombs and removed them. Some nine Palestinians were killed this past Friday, including a photojournalist wearing a vest marked PRESS, and the previous week 22 protesters were killed. (more...)
Marvel Studios' 10 Years of Fandom Featurette is Here
- April 10, 2018

It's okay if you get confused because I was too until I understood it. You'll also be a bit of a hero yourself. "We only met like last night", Holland said. But that goes away when Gamora is shown explaining the threat of Thanos to Tony. Joe revealed that the MCU superheroes in Avengers: Infinity War are only as good as the villain, Thanos . (more...)
Jaya Bachchan rings in 70th birthday with family Jaya Bachchan rings in 70th birthday with family
- April 10, 2018

She rang in her birthday with her family members. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is known for beautifully articulating his thoughts-be it through a speech or expressing it in writing. Bachchan senior also shared an adorable picture where veteran actress turned politician Jaya Bachchan can be seen in the company of children-Abhishek and Shweta. (more...)
Mahesh Babu gifts Bharat Ane Nenu team iPhones Mahesh Babu gifts Bharat Ane Nenu team iPhones
- April 10, 2018

Fans are eagerly awaiting "Bharat Ane Nenu" as they are hungry to see the Tollywood Prince bounce back after two back-to-back flops. Each assistant director also received a hand-written note from Mahesh and his wife Namrata Shirodkar. The film is set to hit the theatres on April 20. Earlier, it was slated to release on April 27, but the release date was shifted since Rajinikanth's Kaala is also releasing on the same day. (more...)
Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma to get Dadasaheb Phalke Award Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma to get Dadasaheb Phalke Award
- April 10, 2018

Ranveer Singh is going to be honoured with Dadasahed Phalke Excellence Award for Padmaavat . Some of the industry's most reputed names have received this award over the past years. Rumours were rife that the couple would have a destination wedding later this year.However, Ranveer, "So, if there is any announcement in the future, you will be hearing me shouting from the rooftops". (more...)
Rob Ford movie Run This Town already showing cracks Rob Ford movie Run This Town already showing cracks
- April 10, 2018

English actor and producer Damian Lewis is portraying the controversial late mayor of Toronto in an upcoming film called Run This Town , now being shot in Toronto, according to the Hollywood Reporter . More recently known for Billions and Wolf Hall , Lewis will be joined by Nina Dobrev and Mena Massoud (recently cast as the title role in Aladdin ) as his aides, along with Scott Speedman and Jennifer Ehle. (more...)
'It sounds like President Trump': Queen Elizabeth's candid chat with David Attenborough 'It sounds like President Trump': Queen Elizabeth's candid chat with David Attenborough
- April 10, 2018

Her gardening staff confirmed that, after the conversation, the sundial was indeed moved away from a clump of the 1,400 trees in the palace garden. The Queen spoke to Sir David Attenborough for an upcoming documentary called The Queen's Green Planet . (more...)
'The Simpsons' responds to Apu stereotype criticism 'The Simpsons' responds to Apu stereotype criticism
- April 10, 2018

Here are some of the reactions . Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive, is now politically incorrect. "What can you do?' She then looks to a photograph of Apu (who incidentally is voiced by a white man, Hank Azaria , on the show) on her nightstand which had the words: 'Don't have a cow " written across it. (more...)
John Lennon's, Kurt Cobain's, David Bowie's Handwriting Available as Fonts John Lennon's, Kurt Cobain's, David Bowie's Handwriting Available as Fonts
- April 10, 2018

The handwriting of those icons, along with Leonard Cohen and Serge Gainsbourg have been made into downloadable fonts thanks to Sens and Damiens. Songwriters Fonts lets you channel rock stars of the past by downloading a program that lets you write in their script. (more...)
Raazi Posters: Alia Bhatt as daughter, wife and a spy; trailer today Raazi Posters: Alia Bhatt as daughter, wife and a spy; trailer today
- April 10, 2018

Raazi is an adaptation of Harinder Sikka's Calling Sehmat , a novel inspired by the almost-unbelievable real-life story of a woman who Sikka named Sehmat , to protect her identity. The way she seamlessly flits between characters is extraordinary. In the video, we can see Vicky's character is in love with Alia and it brings out the best in one another. (more...)
Solo: A Star Wars Story gets a new batch of images Solo: A Star Wars Story gets a new batch of images
- April 10, 2018

According to The Verge , the trailer perfectly teases viewers about the plot of the film. He says that he's a driver and has waited a long time for "a shot like this". Sure, the trailer - like young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) himself - might still look "a little rough around the edges", but we're being reassured with touches great and small that all is "good". (more...)
Silicon Valley star TJ Miller arrested for alleged false bomb threat Silicon Valley star TJ Miller arrested for alleged false bomb threat
- April 10, 2018

The woman was identified and investigators determined that Miller "motivated by a grudge against the subject female, called 911 to relay false information about a suspected bomb on the train, and continued to convey false information to investigators while the public safety response was ongoing". (more...)
Amal and George Clooney open up about their relationship, talk family life Amal and George Clooney open up about their relationship, talk family life
- April 10, 2018

Are you going to meet this person? Clooney told Vogue , "Before that experience, I always hoped there could be love that was overwhelming and didn't require any weighing or decision-making". "I remember all the stages in my career where I nearly didn't have enough confidence to try for something", she admitted , "almost didn't have the guts to follow something I was excited about doing, because I didn't know anyone else who'd done it or other people made me question it". (more...)
Seth Meyers' wife gives birth to second baby in their apartment lobby Seth Meyers' wife gives birth to second baby in their apartment lobby
- April 10, 2018

The couple have a 2-year-old son. In the very detailed opening monologue, the talk show host described Sunday as "totally normal", enjoying brunch and taking a walk in the park with his wife Alexi Ashe . "No one offered me oxygen, I should point out", Meyers quipped. "We basically get to the steps of our building, we're in the lobby and we're walking down the steps and my wife just says, 'I can't get in the vehicle, I'm going to have the baby right now, the baby is coming'". (more...)
YouTube compromised? Several popular videos defaced by hackers YouTube compromised? Several popular videos defaced by hackers
- April 10, 2018

This was first shared on The Hacker News which now has a thread with the latest updates on the YouTube hack. In an unfortunate turn of events, it was initially discovered that the thumbnail of the record setting music video had been altered before being completely wiped off the platform. (more...)
As due date looms, Khloe Kardashian takes it all in her stride As due date looms, Khloe Kardashian takes it all in her stride
- April 10, 2018

Khloe knows fans will be desperate for news, but unless she demands the time to enjoy her first few days as a mum, things will go insane immediately. Khloe told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "I am so excited to be bringing you "Twisted Sisters". (more...)
Movie Artistes Association Calls Sri Reddy's Strip Protest A 'Cheap Gimmick' Movie Artistes Association Calls Sri Reddy's Strip Protest A 'Cheap Gimmick'
- April 10, 2018

The Movie Artistes Association (MAA), whose denial of membership to her was also one of the reasons for Sri Reddy's protest, has refused to bow down to her demand. "I have done three Telugu films, why they are not giving membership to me, she asked. What it will it take for this government to react", she asks, helplessly. (more...)
Rachel McAdams Has Reportedly Had A Baby Boy Rachel McAdams Has Reportedly Had A Baby Boy
- April 10, 2018

The About Time star and her boyfriend Jamie Linder welcomed a baby boy, according to Hollywood Pipeline . News that they were expecting broke back in February when McAdams was seen sporting a baby bump. "Having a few [kids] would be great", Rachel told People in 2009. She's a nurse and very nurturing and gentle. And now it looks like she has kept her pregnancy secret for nine months too. (more...)
'Westworld' Creators to Spoil the Entire Season 2 to Stop Spoiler 'Westworld' Creators to Spoil the Entire Season 2 to Stop Spoiler
- April 10, 2018

This all around just sounds like a bad plan any way you look at it. "It was wonderful to see that world come alive", she said. On the other hand, this could all be a very silly bluff, and we're all about to get majorly Rickrolled when they do post this " spoiler video". (more...)
Safari park launches investigation after auto window shatters on giraffe's head Safari park launches investigation after auto window shatters on giraffe's head
- April 10, 2018

These tourists apparently didn't get the message as they left the passenger side window wide open, allowing for a giraffe to stick its head inside the auto to eat food directly from a container, as reported by the Daily Mail . "Do you want me to try and call someone?" They told Mail Online: 'I recorded this, I can assure you the giraffe was perfectly fine. It's unclear whether the giraffe's long tongue hit the electric window button or if the passenger raised the window. (more...)
Drake praised for empowering women with star-studded new video Drake praised for empowering women with star-studded new video
- April 10, 2018

The 31-year-old rapper debuted the video for Nice for What on Friday, which features women in the entertainment industry who have inspired him. While Rae is seen at a boardroom meeting with a bunch of rowdy men, Wilde cavorts in a huge red tulle skirt, Ellis Ross channels her mother Diana Ross in a sequinned all-in-one suit, while Saldana is seen sweetly spending time playing with her three children. (more...)
Britain's Got Talent judges are red-y for opening night Britain's Got Talent judges are red-y for opening night
- April 10, 2018

I turned to Amanda and said, "This is bigger than us, this is a real moment where you are so proud to be a part of the show". Oooh, we can't wait to see that! In a wide-ranging interview, the 46-year-old also spoke about a "beautiful" audition he recalled from the latest series of Britain's Got Talent , which begins on Saturday 14th April: "We had a girl this year who was injured in the Manchester bombing, and she did a dance routine, and because she used a wheelchair, all her friends ... (more...)
Where Cloudera Inc. (CLDR) Stands on Analytical Review Chart?
- April 10, 2018

Boeing and Caterpillar were the biggest decliners in the 30-stock index. Total volume is the number of shares or deals that point towards the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. PE ratio is one of the most widely used tools for stock selection. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data. $22.71's average target is 74.96% above currents $12.98 stock price. (more...)
The Reviews Are In For Ronda Rousey's WrestleMania Debut The Reviews Are In For Ronda Rousey's WrestleMania Debut
- April 10, 2018

After the match, Asuka grabs a microphone and congratulates the champion. - The Undertaker defeated John Cena . After whispering something in his ear, Cena hops over the barricade and sprints to the back. In an incredible display of athleticism and aerial skills, Alexander scored the win, enjoying his first “WrestleMania moment.”. The match was well-constructed to keep her on the sideline to build suspense and prevent exposing a surely still-limited move set, but she surprised by ... (more...)
Brock Lesnar and Vince McMahon Reportedly Argue After "Wrestlemania XXXIV"
- April 10, 2018

No one seems to know why this happened? Coming in as the reigning champion but with rumors swirling of his imminent return to UFC , many thought Lesnar would lose in the match, handing Reigns the belt and freeing up Lesnar for a return to the octagon. (more...)
The Meg trailer: Jason Statham fights a monster shark. Enough said The Meg trailer: Jason Statham fights a monster shark. Enough said
- April 10, 2018

The Meg is based on a 1997 novel by Steve Alten and it's taken a good chunk of the ensuing two decades for the story to get to the screen. The film sees a deep sea submarine attacked by a megadlon shark , which was thought to be extinct. However, The Meg seems a bit more realistic given that the Megalodon had actually swum in our oceans more than 2.6 million years ago during the Early Miocene era. (more...)