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Arrests after Indian Game of Thrones leak
- August 16, 2017

If you can't seem to keep all the characters and storylines straight on " Game of Thrones ", you can be forgiven for being confused about the leaks tied to the hit show too. The police said that out of the four accused, three of them are employees of the Prime Focus Technology , while the fourth one is its former employee. (more...)
Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada
- August 16, 2017

Reportedly the first African-American professional female road racer in the United States, the Brooklyn native lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a building. In the comics, time traveling is an integral part of the mutant's backstory and character but knowing how limited the two-hour-or-so run of a film is, fans worry that Deadpool 2 might have to tweak a few things about Cable to keep its story coherent. (more...)
Captain Marvel Taps New Screenwriter Captain Marvel Taps New Screenwriter
- August 16, 2017

The film will be set in the early 1990s and will feature the Skrulls. Robertson-Dworet is also providing the screenplay for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot starring Alicia Vikander, and she's also writing Gotham City Sirens for the DCEU. (more...)
Today's Analyst Moves: Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC), Macy's, Inc
- August 16, 2017

Among 17 analysts covering Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Mizuho upgraded Spirit Realty Capital from an underperform rating to a neutral rating and set a $7.50 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, July 10th. (more...)
ANC divisions played out in portfolio committee meeting ANC divisions played out in portfolio committee meeting
- August 16, 2017

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip received a letter from members of the ANC Study Group on Public Service and Administration stating that they have made a decision to suspend all study group and portfolio committee meetings until their grievance in relation Khoza has been addressed. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Revenue Approximations Analysis: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)
- August 16, 2017

Sweden-based Nordea Inv Management Ab has invested 0.01% in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS). While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 21.4% whereas during current quarter it has 29.9% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of -141.2% during current year and 452.4% for next year. (more...)
United States orders probe into China's 'unfair' trade
- August 16, 2017

Observers said the new sanctions could cost about Dollars 1billion loss of revenue for China . However, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that Kong had taken Wu, but that there was no link between the appointment and the tense situation on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Peter Dinklage Warns That Buying Huskies as 'Direwolves' Is Hurting Dogs Peter Dinklage Warns That Buying Huskies as 'Direwolves' Is Hurting Dogs
- August 16, 2017

The popularity of Stark children's "pets" like the red-eyed Ghost and recently returned Nymeria have inspired fans to add some new furry friends to their homes - the only problem is that these huskies and malamutes named Ghost, Grey Wind and Nymeria are finding themselves abandoned in shelters because their owners don't realize just how much work owning a dog entails including large amounts of exercise and grooming. (more...)
Mom of newborn found abandoned, covered with ants charged Mom of newborn found abandoned, covered with ants charged
- August 16, 2017

A nurse said since the umbilical cord wasn't properly cut or clamped, the child was in danger of bleeding out. The baby girl remains in the neonatal ICU at Texas Children's Hospital where she is being treated for a bacterial infection and rapid heartbeat. (more...)
Johnny Depp Is Producing This New Video Game TV Show Johnny Depp Is Producing This New Video Game TV Show
- August 16, 2017

Heavily influenced by horror fiction and folklore, it's also filled with Transylvanian vampires, Egyptian mummies, zombies, and Lovecraftian entities. The pilot was written by James V. Hart and Jake Hart. The episodic narrative of the game should lend itself naturally to a TV show format, as Giddings points out in the official announcement. (more...)
Paris Hilton Defends Donald Trump's 'Grab Them By the P-sy' Comments Paris Hilton Defends Donald Trump's 'Grab Them By the P-sy' Comments
- August 16, 2017

The blonde beauty now wishes she'd "never met" the poker player, now 48, and says starting up a relationship with him has been the "one regret" in her life. I think that they are just trying to get attention and fame. In January, Former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos came forward, claiming that the current president used his election platform to denigrate her and the other women who have accused him of "unwanted sexual touching". (more...)
Roman Polanski faces fresh accusation of sex attack on minor Roman Polanski faces fresh accusation of sex attack on minor
- August 16, 2017

Allred declined to answer whether she still reps Lewis. In 1977, Polanski pleaded guilty to raping then-13-year-old Samantha Geimer and spent 42 days behind bars. . Polanksi pleaded guilty to the rape in 1979 abut immediately fled the country before sentencing. Robin - who also wouldn't say how she knew Polanski - said she told a friend the next day about what happened and refused to tell her father because she was afraid he might do something that would send him to prison for the ... (more...)
Anya Taylor-Joy Re-teams With Anya Taylor-Joy Re-teams With "Witch" Director For "Nosferatu"
- August 16, 2017

Studio 8 has Eggers on both scripting and directing duties, while Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus will be producing. A remake called Nosferatu the Vampyre was made by Werner Herzog in 1979, and starred Klaus Kinski in the title role, looking as ugly as the character did in 1922. (more...)
Samuel L. Jackson Isn't In BLACK PANTHER - And He's Pissed About It Samuel L. Jackson Isn't In BLACK PANTHER - And He's Pissed About It
- August 16, 2017

Jackson hasn't received the call to star in Avengers: Infinity War or its sequel , and he's not too happy about it. A pre-SDCC interview with Samuel L. Not even in Captain America: Civil War . "Where it goes beyond that, we'll see". Jackson made a cameo appearance in Jon Favreau's Iron Man as Nick Fury, the head of the super secret defense force S.H.I.E.L.D. (more...)
Netflix renews 'Ozark' for second season Netflix renews 'Ozark' for second season
- August 16, 2017

The series seems to be a passion project for star Jason Bateman , who executive produced the show and directed several of its episodes in addition to playing patriarch Marty Byrde. There, he bumps heads with both a local drug dealer whose business he inadvertently interrupts, and a clan of ruffians, led by their 19-year-old niece, who want his money, all the while avoiding the eye of a tenacious Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. (more...)
Reading and Leeds have banned punters from bringing pineapples into the festival Reading and Leeds have banned punters from bringing pineapples into the festival
- August 16, 2017

The tropical fruit has become somewhat of a symbol for the band since they name-checked it in their track " Pork Soda " and so many of their fans have started bringing them to their shows in the form of actual fruit or even blow-up toys. "Watermelons are fine, but not pineapples?" Another said: 'But can I still get in wearing a pineapple costume?' "Organisers were a little concerned about hundreds of pineapples turning up on site so chose to ask fans not to bring them along". (more...)
Daniel Craig Has Disappointing James Bond News Daniel Craig Has Disappointing James Bond News
- August 16, 2017

But speaking Tuesday on a Boston radio program, Craig weighed in himself. "It's just all very personal decisions to be made at the moment", Craig said as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Recently, he has seemed to have softened his outlook toward reprising the role. He has since appeared in three further Bond films - Quantum Of Solace , Skyfall and Spectre . (more...)
Police Arrest Four for Game Of Thrones Leak Police Arrest Four for Game Of Thrones Leak
- August 15, 2017

Investigators said the leaked episode was accessed through the ID of an employee named Abhishekh Ghadiyal and the video was sent out using the email account of another employee named Mohammed Suhail. This includes some inconsequential facts, like how many steps are in the Citadel and how many windows adorn the building, alongside some more vital information. (more...)
Game of Thrones piracy arrests
- August 15, 2017

Even though HBO has been teasing the truth behind Jon Snow's true parentage for the past year , the show has never confirmed any specific details. " We at Star India and Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited stand committed and ready to help the law enforcement agencies with any technical assistance and help they may require in taking the investigation to its logical conclusion ", it read. (more...)
Robert Yancy Cause of Death: How Did Natalie Cole's Son Die? Robert Yancy Cause of Death: How Did Natalie Cole's Son Die?
- August 15, 2017

TMZ reported Tuesday that Yancy was found in his San Fernando Valley apartment Monday night after a friend hadn't heard from him for several days. Law enforcement tells us, pending an autopsy, they have listed it as death from natural causes, but that can change once the autopsy and toxicology tests are completed. (more...)
The Walking Dead producers are suing AMC The Walking Dead producers are suing AMC
- August 15, 2017

Claims included in the complaint are "breach of contract, tortious interference, and unfair or fraudulent business acts under California business code". " The Walking Dead " Season 8 premieres October 22. As stated in Robert Kirkman's contract with the network, he is to receive 5 percent of profits from the show, with 7.5 percent allotted to Hurd. (more...)
Teamsters Found Not Guilty in 'Top Chef' Extortion Trial Teamsters Found Not Guilty in 'Top Chef' Extortion Trial
- August 15, 2017

Lawyers for the men insisted they were merely demonstrating against the nonunion crew. A federal jury here acquitted four Teamsters of charges they threatened the cast and non-union crew of reality-TV show Top Chef in 2014, despite dramatic testimony last week from "petrified" host Padma Lakshmi. (more...)
Mindy Kaling Shares Excitement About Motherhood Mindy Kaling Shares Excitement About Motherhood
- August 15, 2017

We love this. Kaling is about to earn her Mom Badge and with it, the ability to speak from experience. "So many actresses sort of bemoan their fake maternity padding, but I thought it was very comfortable!" she told Us of her Mindy Project character's wardrobe in February 2016. (more...)
Kim Kardashian SLAMMED for 'defending' Jefree Star's racist comments Kim Kardashian SLAMMED for 'defending' Jefree Star's racist comments
- August 15, 2017

But he's also apologized for those things . Although she agreed that saying "racial things" is "a serious deal", Kim said in the video that she believes "in people changing", and wants to give Jeffree "the benefit of the doubt and accept that people change and move on". (more...)
Confederate group requests to hold rally at Lee statue in Richmond Confederate group requests to hold rally at Lee statue in Richmond
- August 15, 2017

Slated for September 16, the monument rally would have come just weeks after violence erupted in Charlottesville after thousands of protesters rallied in the city during a "Unite the Right" event, resulting in one death and 19 injuries. The demonstrations came one day after a driver plowed into a group of anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia - about an hour west of Richmond. (more...)
Chris Pratt steps out without wedding ring Chris Pratt steps out without wedding ring
- August 15, 2017

Another way Hollywood impacted Faris' life was feeling like she had to play a character on-screen and off-screen. And you don't want to waste it fighting, and you know, like, all the minutiae. We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another", Pratt wrote in a statement on his Facebook page , the sentiment of which was echoed on Instagram by Faris. (more...)
Okay, srsly, are Kendall Jenner and Blake Griffin dating or what?
- August 15, 2017

Last Sunday the two were seen hopping into the same limo outside Avenue Nightclub in Hollywood. The Victoria's Secret model was spotted with Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin over the weekend, and sources on the scene say it looks like there's some truth to this one. (more...)
North Korea Leader Briefed On Guam Missile Test Plans North Korea Leader Briefed On Guam Missile Test Plans
- August 15, 2017

Though tensions have been building for months amid new missile tests by the North, including the launch of its first intercontinental ballistic missile , the pace has intensified since the U.N. The island was first populated about 4,000 years ago by the ancestors of the Chamorros, still the island's largest ethnic group. North Korea needs to skirt sanctions in order to maintain access to the global banking system and to keep doing business overseas - often in major currencies including ... (more...)
MTV and Label in Dispute Over 'Despacito' VMAs Snub MTV and Label in Dispute Over 'Despacito' VMAs Snub
- August 15, 2017

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's ubiquitous summer anthem "Despacito" unfortunately did not get nominated for any MTV Video Music Awards this year, reports the Associated Press . With the help of Justin Bieber , the song spent 14 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. "Despacito" missed out on VMA nominations such as video of the year, best collaboration, best editing and other more. (more...)
Kylie Jenner complains she's being taken advantage of Kylie Jenner complains she's being taken advantage of
- August 15, 2017

According to reports, ratings for the premiere of Life of Kylie earlier this month weren't exactly stellar. He treats Kylie with a lot of respect and love. It's happened way too many times with my family. Speaking in Sunday's pre-recorded episode of " Life of Kylie ", she said: "The majority of 19 year olds are still in the "trying to figure it out" stage or in college". (more...)