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Production Halted After Crew Member Killed In Accident On The Set Of STARZ Series “Power”

A crew member on the hit STARZ series Power was killed Monday morning, shutting down production on Season 6 of the drama. Longtime production assistant Pedro Jimenez was fatally struck by an SUV at about 4:30 a.m. EST while setting up parking cones for a Brooklyn location shoot. STARZ confirmed the news with a statement. Jimenez, who was with the series since its first day of production, was 63 years old. The series has temporarily shut down production out of respect for Jimenez’s family, who was informed of his passing almost immediately. . ...Read Full Story

‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ And ‘The Grinch’ To Make Box Office History This Weekend

Box office history is in the making as Disney Animation’s Ralph Breaks the Internet and Universal-Illumination’s The Grinch are being projected to win the top two slots in U.S. theaters this weekend. It was the first time that two animated films had been at the top of the heap since June 2012, when Disney-Pixar’s Brave took the top spot at the box office, and Dreamworks Madagascar 3 took second place.. ...Read Full Story

Kevin Hart Announced As Host Of 2019 Academy Awards

Comedian Kevin Hart has been officially chosen as the host of the 2019 Academy Awards show, his first time serving as the show’s emcee. This follows earlier reports that the actor had been in talks with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences about hosting the ceremony.  For the past two years, the Oscars ceremony had been hosted by late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel. . ...Read Full Story