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'Clarissa Explains It All' Reboot With Original Star in the Works 'Clarissa Explains It All' Reboot With Original Star in the Works
- March 16, 2018

She had the role as a teenager who spoke directly to the audience about school, boy crushes, and family problems during the five-season run of the original series from 1991 to 1994. Apparently, Hart has no qualms about doing the same show in Clarissa's case. She pointed out to The Hollywood Reporter that " Sabrina " had ended on a good note while "I think " Clarissa " ended on a note that could be explored again, because it didn't really have an ending - it sort of ended". (more...)
Danny Boyle working on James Bond movie Danny Boyle working on James Bond movie
- March 16, 2018

The Trainspotting and 28 Days Later director added that his frequent collaborator John Hodge was now developing an idea for the script that they both had. "It all depends on how it turns out". A long-time favourite for MGM and Eon Productions - which own the rights to the franchise - Danny Boyle has now confirmed that he will direct the next James Bond film. (more...)
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Villanova Wildcats Odds, March Madness Betting Pick Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Villanova Wildcats Odds, March Madness Betting Pick
- March 16, 2018

The Crimson Tide snuck past ACC program Virginia Tech en route to the second round. Alabama is giving up 70.0 points per game against the opponents. We'll miss their character. Holtmann said in a postgame TV interview Thursday that he gets the hoopla over upsets and his team may have fed into it with some mixed results. (more...)
Desus & Mero Mock DJ Envy's Confrontational Interview and Walk-Out Desus & Mero Mock DJ Envy's Confrontational Interview and Walk-Out
- March 16, 2018

The duo made a joke about DJ Envy's wife, Gia Casey , only stays with him because of his money. Envy stated that, "I was Raashaun at home but on the streets, I was DJ Envy ", to which his wife remarked, "I didn't know DJ Envy ". The comment in question is when Desus responded, "But you knew them DJ Envy checks though". "He could've called us". "So to insinuate that she was there for a check, or she's good with Envy's check, is a disrespect to me and her", he said. (more...)
Bali airport to shut for 24 hours to observe day of silence Bali airport to shut for 24 hours to observe day of silence
- March 16, 2018

On Hari Nyepi, which marks the new year for the Hindus of the island, Bali comes to a standstill as no lights are turned on and one is allowed outdoors. It is a public holiday and people refrain from going out, working and being social. During that day Nyepi asks that Balinese Hindus follow four rules: no entertainment, no travel, no activity of any kind and no fire. (more...)
Ridley Scott up to Direct 'Queen and Country' for Fox Ridley Scott up to Direct 'Queen and Country' for Fox
- March 16, 2018

The comic book series from Greg Rucka is based on a British Secret Intelligence Service operative named Tara Chace, one of a group of three field operatives dedicated to preserving British intelligence internationally whose identity is compromised following an assassination. (more...)
FA will take lead from Government over World Cup participation FA will take lead from Government over World Cup participation
- March 16, 2018

The FA said it was continuing to work closely with the Government concerning its participation in the World Cup . AN MP has slammed Jose Mourinho for taking Russian "blood money" - by agreeing to be a £1.7million World Cup pundit for Kremlin-backed TV channel RT. (more...)
Jennifer Garner has 'regret' over Oscars meme face: 'What am I doing?' Jennifer Garner has 'regret' over Oscars meme face: 'What am I doing?'
- March 16, 2018

Instead all she has is "regret, regret, regret" over the viral moment. The star, who chatted about the hilarious incident on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , revealed that she convinced her dentist to give her "laughing gas" during the procedure, and her assistant then filmed her reaction to it on the way home. (more...)
Barack Obama reveals his 2018 NCAA Tournament brackets — March Madness Barack Obama reveals his 2018 NCAA Tournament brackets — March Madness
- March 16, 2018

The former president warned, "Just because I have more time to watch games doesn't mean my picks will be any better, but here are my brackets this year". After that he sees things going pretty much according to seed, with the exception of Michigan State upending Kansas in the Elite Eight. He went with the chalk in the Women's bracket. (more...)
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) CEO Sells $727200.00 in Stock
- March 16, 2018

Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc increased Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL ) stake by 12.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront II is getting a revamped Progression System very soon Star Wars Battlefront II is getting a revamped Progression System very soon
- March 16, 2018

So what's changing? Well, the title's set to adopt a linear progression format, where Star Cards are earned and upgraded purely through gameplay - rather than loot boxes. Crates no longer include Star Cards and can not be purchased. And now, four months later, the previously announced revamped version of the progression system is nearly here, marking the return of the game's premium currency, Crystals, but only for purchasing cosmetics. (more...)
Anderson Cooper Confirms Split From Longtime Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani Anderson Cooper Confirms Split From Longtime Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani
- March 16, 2018

The two were spotted together earlier this week leaving the home they still share in Manhattan, so it seems they're still on good terms. During an interview with the Daily Mail on Tuesday, the 50-year-old CNN host said that he and Maisani split a couple of months ago. (more...)
Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor: Here's everything you need to know Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor: Here's everything you need to know
- March 16, 2018

The symptoms vary depending on the part of the body the tumour grows, however sometimes people do not suffer any symptoms and still, the tumour can be diagnosed incidentally. The last 15 days, my life has been a suspense story. My family and friends are with me and we are working it out the best way possible. In trying times, please don't speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week - ten days, when the further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. (more...)
First round of acts announced for Electric Picnic 2018 First round of acts announced for Electric Picnic 2018
- March 16, 2018

Fancy seeing Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D, Dua Lipa, George Ezra, Jessie Ware and loads more in Stradbally, Co. 'All tickets for Electric Picnic 2018 are now sold out, ' reads a statement on the EP website. Benn described Lamar as "the biggest superstar on the planet right now" and hailed Bristol's Massive Attack as "one of my all time fave bands". It's that kind of place - where nothing is boring and everything awaits. (more...)
'Shame on you': Rihanna slams Snapchat for domestic violence ad 'Shame on you': Rihanna slams Snapchat for domestic violence ad
- March 16, 2018

Rihanna blasted the multimedia messaging app over the ad that seemed to made reference to a 2009 incident in which Brown assaulted her while they were a couple. Rihanna posted an Instagram Story on Thursday to denounce Snapchat. After Rihanna instructed her 60,000,000 Instagram followers to delete Snapchat, the company's shares plunged- causing the it to lose about $600,000,000.00 in market cap in a matter of hours. (more...)
Jacqueline Fernandez reprises Ek Do Teen for Baaghi 2 Jacqueline Fernandez reprises Ek Do Teen for Baaghi 2
- March 16, 2018

The look has been designed by famous celebrity designer Manish Malhotra. Jacqueline Fernandez looks sexy as ever in the first look of Ek Do Teen's recreated version. We are not trying to match up to what Saroj (Khan) ji did. Baaghi 2 stars Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani in the lead roles and has been directed by choreographer-turned-filmmaker Ahmed Khan. (more...)
JUST IN: Singer Daler Mehndi convicted on human trafficking charges JUST IN: Singer Daler Mehndi convicted on human trafficking charges
- March 16, 2018

The 10 people included three women who were illegally migrated t0 San Francisco. The human trafficking case was registered in 2003 following a complaint by one Bakshish Singh, a resident of Balbehra village, in Patiala district. Patiala Police had even raided the offices of Daler at Connaught Place in New Delhi and seized documents, including the case file of those who had paid the alleged "passage money" to Mehndi brothers. (more...)
Vegas Computer's Score Predictions For Today's NCAA Tournament Games Vegas Computer's Score Predictions For Today's NCAA Tournament Games
- March 16, 2018

Junior guard Rickey McGill has been the teams' best contributor offensively, with 13.5 points per game on average and 5.6 assists. But aside from Allen's stone face Thursday as he heard the insults hurled at him, he also looked the part of a captain - a title he once had stripped from him for tripping opponents - who is going to need to steer the young Blue Devils in their pursuit of a sixth national championship . (more...)
Versace Is Going Fur-Free, Donatella Promises Versace Is Going Fur-Free, Donatella Promises
- March 16, 2018

The brand that is now selling a rabbit fur pillow will no more be creating any furry designs. In an interview for The Economist's 1843 magazine, Donatella Versace, the brand's vice president and chief designer said, "Fur?" Gucci, Tom Ford, Michael Kors and Armani are among the labels to have denounced its use in recent years. (more...)
Miranda Hart slams The Crown producers over Claire Foy's pay Miranda Hart slams The Crown producers over Claire Foy's pay
- March 16, 2018

Even better for Foy, we know there is still great affection and appreciation for her performance as the British monarch. Claire Foy , who just ended her two-season run as Queen Elizabeth on Netflix's royal drama The Crown , was paid less money for her starring role than the man who played her royal consort. (more...)
Continued coverage of nationwide student walkouts Continued coverage of nationwide student walkouts
- March 16, 2018

Students throughout the Sacramento region left their classrooms on Wednesday morning to hold vigils for the victims of last month's Parkland shooting. "We didn't want to pretend it wasn't going to happen and then have kids walk out". Other schools sought a middle ground, offering "teach-ins" or group discussions on gun violence. (more...)
Sky Plc Enters Into Confidentiality Agreement With 21st Century Fox, Disney
- March 16, 2018

It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500. Rockshelter Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in 21St Century Fox ( FOXA ) by 33.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was downgraded on Monday, December 12 by Moffett Nathanson. As per Thursday, May 11, the company rating was upgraded by Rosenblatt. Bank of America maintained The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) rating on Tuesday, December 12. (more...)
Matt Damon Moving His Family to Australia over Trump's Policies Matt Damon Moving His Family to Australia over Trump's Policies
- March 16, 2018

Is Cambridge native Matt Damon relocating to Australia? Matt is also reassuring everyone that the move won't affect his work. The anonymous source added that Damon is looking for "a safe place to raise his kids". Last year, Damon told The Hollywood Reporter that the president's comments about there being violence from "many sides" during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia were "abhorrent". (more...)
Pennsylvania Judge Allows Five More Accusers to Testify at Bill Cosby Retrial Pennsylvania Judge Allows Five More Accusers to Testify at Bill Cosby Retrial
- March 16, 2018

Constand's claims", they wrote in a brief. James also brought up the "MeToo" movement, suggesting increased awareness of sexual harassment and assault since the first trial would unfairly harm Cosby if multiple accusers were allowed to testify. (more...)
Ava DuVernay to Direct DC's New Gods Comic Book Movie Ava DuVernay to Direct DC's New Gods Comic Book Movie
- March 16, 2018

While Darkseid was teased as the big bad for the Justice League sequel once upon a time (that's why Darkseid's symbol, the Omega, is carved into the ground in Batman's nightmare in Batman v Superman ), Deadline reports that this DC project will remain separate from the others, which is probably for the best. (more...)
Danny Boyle Confirms Plans to Direct James Bond 25 Danny Boyle Confirms Plans to Direct James Bond 25
- March 16, 2018

Danny Boyle has confirmed he and his writing partner are working on a script for the next James Bond movie. A week after initial reports surfaced about the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire filmmaker taking over the director's chair from Sam Mendes, Boyle has confirmed that he is indeed ready to assume duties, with one big condition. (more...)
The Walking Dead Crossover Coming To Movie Theaters The Walking Dead Crossover Coming To Movie Theaters
- March 15, 2018

In recognition of just how momentous the night is for Dead fans, AMC and Fathom Events have announced the one-night theater event Survival Sunday: The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead for April 15th. That's because, as EW can exclusively report, both episodes will be appearing on the big screen, as in theatres. Probably now a little too big. "And it very much sets up the start of the next story". (more...)
Cocaine and Extortion: John Skipper Explains Why He Abruptly Left ESPN Cocaine and Extortion: John Skipper Explains Why He Abruptly Left ESPN
- March 15, 2018

Skipper detailed his cocaine use in the interivew. "I've had an opportunity to not use for a long period of time and I have resources to help me now, which are ongoing". Skipper says he understood the threat put himself, his family and his professional life at risk. Skipper said when he discussed the situation with Walt Disney Company's CEO Bob Iger , they both agreed he had "placed the company in an untenable position" and should resign. (more...)
Women's Battle Royal no longer named after The Fabulous Moolah Women's Battle Royal no longer named after The Fabulous Moolah
- March 15, 2018

WWE have sensationally changed the name of the WrestleMania 34 " Fabulous Moolah Battle Royal " amid allegations of the late wrestler "pimping out" her fellow women stars. A 2006 story that appeared in the Augusta Metro Spirit of Augusta, Georgia and the Free Times of Columbia, South Carolina, included accusations that Moolah was involved in the sexual exploitation of Sweet Georgia Brown (real name Susie Mae McCoy) and others. (more...)
Is Aaron Sorkin's Broadway Adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird in Trouble? Is Aaron Sorkin's Broadway Adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird in Trouble?
- March 15, 2018

The play is set to open in preview on November 1 in NY and stars Jeff Daniels as Finch, a lawyer who defends a black man against a false rape charge in the racially charged 1930s South. The play was not to "derogate or depart in any manner from the spirit of the Novel nor alter its characters". "The Rudin team is arguing it does not, and that, while the producers must listen to the estate's view, they are the final arbiters of whether the production is faithful to the novel", The New York ... (more...)