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Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Fortnite And NBA 2K Creators For Stealing “Carlton Dance”

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing Epic Games and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., the creators of the popular online video games Fortnite and NBA 2K, respectively, for allegedly stealing a dance move he made famous during his tenure as Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Ribeiro, 47, recently filed a lawsuit that claims Fortnite’s “Fresh” emote is an exact copy of “The Carlton” dance, which was featured on the ‘90s sitcom. Carlton frequently would blast Tom Jones’ “It’s Not Unusual” and swing his arms and wiggle his hips in an exaggerated move that quickly became synonymous with the character.. ...Read Full Story

Jeff Bridges To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award At Golden Globes

Jeff Bridges will be the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes next month. Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Meher Tatna said in a statement that the actor/ director/producer, who turned 69 earlier this month, is being honored for his “brilliant body of work across diverse genres” that “has captured the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide for more than six decades.”. ...Read Full Story

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ And ‘The Mule’ Score Big At The Box Office

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is the new box office king, earning $35.4 million during its first three days of release. “Spider-Verse,” based on Sony’s catalog of Marvel heroes, is resonating with a slightly older audience; and has been lauded for bringing a fresh take to the genre. It uses a mix of CGI and hand-drawn animation to bring the web-slinger to life.. ...Read Full Story

Chris Pratt And Tom Holland Are Elf Brothers For Pixar’s ‘Onward’

Tom Holland and Chris Pratt will be teaming up again soon, playing a pair of elf brothers in Pixar’s “Onward.”  The story is about two teenage elf brothers “who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.”  The studio also announced that Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”) and Octavia Spencer (“The Shape of Water”) will lend their voices to the film as well.. ...Read Full Story

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Tour To Debut On Netflix On New Year’s Eve

Taylor Swift is taking her groundbreaking Reputation Stadium Tour to Netflix with a special concert film. Swift, who turned 29 yesterday, took to Instagram to make the special announcement on her birthday. “Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes!” Swift wrote in the caption. “Today I finally get to show you something we’ve been working on for a while… the trailer for the Reputation Stadium Tour!” The film is set to premiere on Dec. 31st.. ...Read Full Story

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

Nick Jonas And Priyanka Chopra Share Wedding Pictures; Make First Appearance After Their Wedding In India

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra said their “I dos” over the weekend, and they did it twice. The famous couple made it official during a Christian ceremony, led by the groom’s pastor father, Paul Kevin Jonas, on Saturday. The following day, the married again during a traditional Hindu ceremony that honored Chopra’s faith and heritage. Jonas and Chopra capped off their epic wedding weekend by making their first public appearance as a married couple in Jodhpur, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, on Monday.  Check out all of the beautiful pictures of the newlyweds in the link below. . ...Read Full Story

Daredevil Cancelled At Netflix After Three Seasons

Despite strong reviews and a huge fan following, Netflix announced it is cancelling “Daredevil” after three seasons. This is the latest Marvel series, after “Luke Cage” and “Iron Fist,” that Netflix  has cancelled recently. Starring Charlie Cox as a blind lawyer-turned-superhero in New York City, “Daredevil” was the first series released as part of the Marvel -Netflix deal in 2015. This leaves “Jessica Jones” and “The Punisher” as the two remaining Marvel series on Netflix.. ...Read Full Story

Ariana Grande’s Video For “Thank U, Next” Breaks YouTube And Vevo Records

Following the premiere of Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” music video, it has earned over 50 million views in its first 24 hours. According to reports, Grande’s visual is officially in the YouTube record books and has set a record for biggest music video debut in YouTube history. In its first 24 hours, it was viewed more than 50m times, tripping the 45.9m views BTS’s “IDOL” received. The video, released Friday by the Republic artist, also broke Vevo’s 24-hour view-count record. . ...Read Full Story

Amanda Bynes Covers Paper Magazine’s ‘Break The Internet’ Issue

Actress Amanda Bynes is back, with an appearance on the cover of Paper magazine’s annual “Break the Internet” issue. The cover shoot signifies a fresh start for Bynes, who went through some tough times following her rise to fame as a Nickelodeon star and her transition to film acting in movies including “What a Girl Wants” and “She’s the Man.” . ...Read Full Story

Robert De Niro Confirms His Split From Wife Grace Hightower

Robert De Niro has broken his silence on reports stating that he and his wife, Grace Hightower, had separated. De Niro said on Tuesday in a statement: “Grace and I have two beautiful children together. We are entering a period of transition in our relationship which is a difficult but constructive process. I honor Grace as a wonderful mother and ask for privacy and respect from all as we proceed to develop our roles as partners in parenting.”. ...Read Full Story