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'Star Wars: Last Shot' Book Excerpt Teases New Han & Lando Story 'Star Wars: Last Shot' Book Excerpt Teases New Han & Lando Story
- March 03, 2018

One of these books is Last Shot by Daniel José Older ( Shadowshaper ), which looks at three separate yet crucial periods in Han's life: When he first took possession of the Millennium Falcon , when Lando took possession of it (probably after Han was frozen in Carbonite at the end of Empire ), and not long after the Battle of Endor when Han settled down with Leia to start a family. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian Faces Backlash for Traveling to Tokyo While 8 Months Pregnant Khloe Kardashian Faces Backlash for Traveling to Tokyo While 8 Months Pregnant
- March 03, 2018

People are very opinionated about my bump. She added, "I choose to cradle my bump because it's MINE". "So I will touch my bump and love my bump as often as I choose". When talking about her pregnancy cravings in a post on her app, she shared: "During my pregnancy, I'm obviously not beating myself up about what I'm eating at all. (more...)
Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, and Animation Oscar Predictions for the 90th Academy Awards Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, and Animation Oscar Predictions for the 90th Academy Awards
- March 03, 2018

The same was true previous year, when La La Land was the only one of nine films nominated for Best Picture that shot in LA, and it didn't receive any state incentives, either. Actress Natalie Portman presented the award for best director and called the contenders "the all-male nominees". If someone tries their luck and attempts to see the little guy, they'll reportedly receive a call from the academy's legal team, who will remind them that the academy itself has first dibs on any ... (more...)
Elton John Storms Off Stage During Las Vegas Concert Elton John Storms Off Stage During Las Vegas Concert
- March 03, 2018

TMZ reports that John reacted angrily when fans crowded close to him, reportedly cussed at them, and stormed offstage. Just last month , fans threw Mardi Gras beads at John while he was singing the same song and a few of the beads whacked him in the face. (more...)
Netflix comes to Sky Q after new deal is inked Netflix comes to Sky Q after new deal is inked
- March 03, 2018

This pioneering partnership will give hundreds of thousands of Irish Sky customers seamless access to Netflix through the awesome Sky Q platform. Sky is yet to announce pricing for the new entertainment package, but here's hoping it offers a saving on the £9.95 you now have to pay for a separate 4K Netflix subscription. (more...)
Cowboys won't have special off-field rules for Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys won't have special off-field rules for Ezekiel Elliott
- March 03, 2018

Also, Jerry Jones and his involvement with the National Anthem controversy that engulfed the NFL in 2017. The NFL's competition committee has reached a "unanimous" agreement that plays such as the controversial one involving Dez Bryant in the 2014 playoffs should be considered a catch going forward. (more...)
Ford launches self-driving pilot in Miami with Domino's Ford launches self-driving pilot in Miami with Domino's
- March 03, 2018

Ford plans to provide a self-driving vehicle service to multiple partners, who in turn would offer it to their customers under their own brand names. "We need to start getting used to seeing vehicles with no driver in them picking up passengers", said Miami mayor Carlos Gimenez. "We will make money through utilizing the vehicle and the revenue that the vehicle generates for every mile it's operating", Sherif Marakby, Ford's vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification, said in ... (more...)
Captain Marvel is being described as ''an action-comedy'' Captain Marvel is being described as ''an action-comedy''
- March 03, 2018

Captain Marvel is now in production, but we are yet to see any official images of actress Brie Larson as the title character. "The mandate I got when I first signed on to the project was that we were doing something much more in the tone of sort of.... (more...)
Barbra Streisand Explains: Why I Cloned My Dog Barbra Streisand Explains: Why I Cloned My Dog
- March 03, 2018

Then we consider the cost and the ethics, and for most of us it remains just that: a fantasy. According to an interview with Scientific American , John Woestendiek, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Dog, Inc.", while the clone will be a very close physical match, the cloners will usually admit that personality can not be duplicated. (more...)
Vetr Upgrades Bank of America (BAC) to "Buy"
- March 03, 2018

Schnieders Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $322.37 billion market cap company. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, February 12 by Mizuho. The stock of Citigroup Inc. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence Reveals The Status Of Her Movie With Amy Schumer Jennifer Lawrence Reveals The Status Of Her Movie With Amy Schumer
- March 03, 2018

On Thursday's episode of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live , Jennifer Lawrence revealed something very sweet and amusing about her friendship with comedian Amy Schumer . Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence speak onstage during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (more...)
Firearm-related injuries drop 20 percent during NRA conventions Firearm-related injuries drop 20 percent during NRA conventions
- March 03, 2018

Particularly striking is that local gun injuries - those that occur in the state that the convention is held - show a 63 percent drop during convention week. The NRA did not respond to HealthDay's request for comment on the study . At the meeting , Trump suggested a number of gun-control initiatives favored by Democrats-such as banning those under 21 from purchasing certain kinds of rifles and shotguns, and seizing some people's guns without or before due process. (more...)
You Can Now Digitally Visit London's HARRY POTTER Exhibit You Can Now Digitally Visit London's HARRY POTTER Exhibit
- March 03, 2018

Those who missed out on the London show, or who wish to relive it, can now head to Google Arts & Culture for the online component, which features hundreds of objects from the show as well as 15 online exhibits and is available in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Hindi and Brazilian Portuguese), with more coming soon. (more...)
Walmart's (NYSE:WMT) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Telsey Advisory Group
- March 03, 2018

Hbk LP reported 1,600 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 19,060 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,848,629.40. Baird. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Walmart from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $76.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington to Star in' Little Fires Everywhere' TV Series Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington to Star in' Little Fires Everywhere' TV Series
- March 03, 2018

The book, which landed on multiple best of the year lists in 2017, traces the fallout in a suburban OH community when a single mother and her daughter move into the town and a custody battle erupts over a Chinese-American baby. Liz Tigelaar ( Casual , Life Unexpected) will pen the script, exec produce and serve as showrunner. Hello Sunshine has the Emmy-winning Big Little Lies at HBO, which is gearing up for Season 2. (more...)
West Virginia House approves raises to end teacher strike West Virginia House approves raises to end teacher strike
- March 03, 2018

The agreement was created to end the strike and send teachers back into the classroom, but the bill has stalled in the state Legislature. All 55 counties statewide were reporting closings Thursday night, according to the West Virginia Department of Education website. (more...)
Imax's (IMAX) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Roth Capital
- March 03, 2018

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new position in shares of Imax in the second quarter valued at about $539,000. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 35,594 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $853,188.18. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . (more...)
Desjardins Weighs in on Kinross Gold Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (NYSE:KGC)
- March 03, 2018

The firm has a market capitalization of $4,464.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.57 and a beta of 0.42. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 0.24. the moving average is serving as a support line), then a trader might buy on the next pullbacks back to the Simple Moving Average. The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minutes, 30 weeks, or any time period the trader chooses. (more...)
Sharon Tate's Sister Slams Tarantino's Charles Manson Movie Sharon Tate's Sister Slams Tarantino's Charles Manson Movie
- March 03, 2018

DiCaprio and Pitt signed up to star in the film , titled "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood " about a struggling actor who lived next door to where Tate, who was eventually murdered at age 26, along with her unborn child, by members of Charles Manson's cult. (more...)
Kristen Wiig May End Up Being The Villain Of Wonder Woman 2 Kristen Wiig May End Up Being The Villain Of Wonder Woman 2
- March 03, 2018

Minerva is a British anthropologist and heiress who gains the powers of the cheetah after an expedition to an African jungle. She crosses paths with Wonder Woman after becoming obsessed with the lasso of truth. " Wonder Woman 2 " is now scheduled to hit theaters on November 1, 2019. The first superhero epic made $135.4 million ($US100.5m) in its opening weekend in the US. (more...)
Luke Did Mourn Han Solo with Leia, 'Last Jedi' Deleted Scenes Prove Luke Did Mourn Han Solo with Leia, 'Last Jedi' Deleted Scenes Prove
- March 03, 2018

Okay, he's gone too far. Written and directed by Rian Johnson , Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Daisy Ridley , John Boyega, Mark Hamill , Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran and Benicio del Toro. (more...)
Universal Teams With Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis on Untitled Comedy Universal Teams With Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis on Untitled Comedy
- March 03, 2018

The movie could start filming in a few months' time, which could make things potentially awkward in terms of Danny directing the Bond movie, which is scheduled for release in November 2019. Boyle is the filmmaker behind Trainspotting , 28 Days Later , Slumdog Millionaire (for which he won a best directing Oscar), and Steve Jobs . While he is now developing an unnamed new project, that could reportedly be put aside if Bond came calling. (more...)
"Stranger Things" Adds Maya Hawke as Series Regular in Season 3
- March 03, 2018

Thurman-Hawke will play a brand new character: Robin, an alternative girl who is equal parts sharp and playful. Maya, who now stars in the BBC miniseries, Little Women , will play Robin on Stranger Things , an "alternative girl" who uncovers a dark secret in the town. (more...)
Low Turnout Reported in Early Voting Season Low Turnout Reported in Early Voting Season
- March 03, 2018

Kennedy said it is important that voters take advantage of the early voting option, not just for the sake of convenience, but also because of the more highly contested races here in the county. He said Texas Democrats are attracting new voters to the party at a rate of two to three times that of the Republican Party during this election cycle. (more...)
Investor group led by former Obama official buys Weinstein Co Investor group led by former Obama official buys Weinstein Co
- March 02, 2018

Ms Contreras-Sweet, who led the US Small Business Administration under President Barack Obama , will chair the new entertainment business. Additionally, she said the agreement will "save about 150 jobs , protect the small businesses who are owed money and create a victims' compensation fund that would supplement existing insurance coverage for those who have been harmed". (more...)
Selena shopping bags go on sale today Selena shopping bags go on sale today
- March 02, 2018

Friday and fans were up bright an early to make sure they got one. Bags also will be conveniently available through H-E-B Curbside and home delivery. Selena Quintanilla's sister, Suzette Quintanilla, recorded a video with H-E-B to announce the limited production. (more...)
Vertigo launching four new Sandman Universe comics overseen by Neil Gaiman himself Vertigo launching four new Sandman Universe comics overseen by Neil Gaiman himself
- March 02, 2018

Even when he wanted to use Dream in DC's Batman: Metal series this summer, writer Scott Snyder reached out for Gaiman's blessing first . So for me, the joy is just sitting with smart writers who love the material and saying, "Let's go play". (more...)
Rick Ross Hospitalized For Possible Pneumonia Rick Ross Hospitalized For Possible Pneumonia
- March 02, 2018

Law enforcement told TMZ that Ross became combative when he came round. According to the report, Ross also "Boo-Bood on himself". The MMG rapper was reportedly rushed to a hospital in Miami on Thursday (Mar. TMZ reports that a person close to the star claims the issue is heart-related. In 2011, Ross suffered multiple seizures on the same day and spent time in an Alabama hospital. (more...)
Michigan State Basketball: 5 bold predictions for 2018 Big Ten Tournament Michigan State Basketball: 5 bold predictions for 2018 Big Ten Tournament
- March 02, 2018

It's the 20th time this season an opponent scored 10 or more points in a row against them and 16 of those runs came when the Hawkeyes were ahead, tied or down by less than three points. But a blowout loss at Maryland was followed by a late collapse against Rutgers on the road and then an epic fall in the second half against second-ranked Michigan State . (more...)
Michelle Obama Has Some Twitter Tips For Donald Trump Michelle Obama Has Some Twitter Tips For Donald Trump
- March 02, 2018

The hard sell from the publisher probably isn't necessary in this particular case, though, since the first memoir ever written by Michelle Obama is nearly certain to be a big hit and an important cultural publishing event, to boot. Though subtle, the comment targets our current president for his erratic, unfiltered tweets - ones that have been widely criticized and have given the public, like former White House photographer Pete Souza, the ideal ammo to clap back . (more...)

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