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George Clooney To Direct And Star In New Netflix Movie “Good Morning, Midnight”

George Clooney has signed on to direct and star in “Good Morning, Midnight” for Netflix. It will be his first project with the streaming service. Clooney and Smokehouse Pictures’ Grant Heslov will produce the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s novel, “which follows a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the crew of a spacecraft as they try to return home to Earth,” according to a description from Netflix.. ...Read Full Story

Angelina Jolie Becomes Time Magazine’s Newest Contributing Editor

Actress Angelina Jolie is joining Time magazine as a contributing editor. The magazine’s editor in chief and CEO, Edward Felsenthal, announced Jolie’s new position. The magazine said in a statement that Jolie’s pieces will appear each month and focus on topics including displacement and human rights. The magazine also said that Jolie has carried out more than 60 field missions to countries including Colombia, Peru and Bangladesh.. ...Read Full Story

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Bringing ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ To Broadway

Lin-Manuel Miranda is coming back to Broadway with “Freestyle Love Supreme.” Conceived by Anthony Veneziale and co-created by “Hamilton’s” Thomas Kail and Miranda, the show takes cues from the audience to deliver unique, improvisatory hip-hop musical experiences. Miranda will make unscheduled appearances during it’s 16-week run from September to January at the Booth Theater.. ...Read Full Story

Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged In Manhattan With Forcible Touching; Second Woman Comes Forward With Allegations

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. surrendered to the New York Police Department on Thursday, and was charged with forcible touching of a woman. Gooding’s lawyer, Mark Heller, told reporters that his client has “completed the surrender process” and added that he has “never seen a case like this” in his 50 years of practicing law.. ...Read Full Story

Actress Mira Sorvino Opens Up About Being A Survivor Of Date Rape

Actress Mira Sorvino, who has been a vocal voices in the #MeToo movement, says she is a survivor of rape. Sorvino made the revelation during a press conference on Wednesday, alongside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in an effort to encourage the state legislature to eliminate New York’s statute of limitations on rape in the 2nd and 3rd degrees and pass additional sexual harassment protections before the end of the legislative session next week.. ...Read Full Story

Chris Pratt And Katherine Schwarzenegger Tie The Knot In California Wedding

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have tied the knot. Schwarzenegger, 29, and Pratt, 39, both announced on their respective Instagram pages that they were married on Saturday, June 8. The couple wed in Montecito, California, and posted a picture of them as a married couple along with the caption: “Yesterday was the best day of our lives! We became husband and wife in front of God, our families and those we love. It was intimate, moving and emotional.”. ...Read Full Story

‘Luther’ Season 5 Reunites Idris Elba And Ruth Wilson

Luther returns for another horrific case, and so does Detective John Luther’s (Idris Elba) presumed-dead psychotic nemesis/flame (Ruth Wilson), who last appeared in the 2013 season 3 finale. Between seasons, Luther and Alice tried to start a new life together, but when season 4 picks up, they had parted ways and Luther is informed of her death, which conveniently happened offscreen.. ...Read Full Story

Ellen DeGeneres Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted As A Teenager

Ellen DeGeneres is discussing her experience with sexual assault in the hopes of helping fellow survivors. During an interview on season two of “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman,” DeGeneres mentioned that her mother, Betty DeGeneres, had married “a very bad man” when the talk show host was a teen. When Betty was subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer, DeGeneres’ stepfather abused Betty’s condition in targeting the younger DeGeneres. DeGeneres said the assault took place more than once and is “angry” about her response to the incident, “I was too weak to stand up – I was 15 or 16. It’s a really horrible, horrible story and the only reason I’m actually going to go into detail about it is because I want other girls to not ever let someone do that.”. ...Read Full Story

YouTube Star James Charles Cancels Upcoming “Sisters Tour” Following Beauty Vlogger Drama

Beauty vlogger James Charles has canceled his upcoming 24-city “Sisters” tour, which was meant to highlight his “beauty tutorials” an provide entertainment. Charles announced the news in a YouTube post over the weekend, explaining that after speaking to friends and family, he came to the decision to cancel the tour. He went on to explain the “personal decision” was the result of the drama that unfolded over the last few weeks involving fellow YouTube star, Tati Westbrook. . ...Read Full Story

Trailer For “Westworld Season 3” Is Released

HBO dropped the first trailer for Westworld season 3 just minutes before Sunday night’s big Game of Thrones finale. New cast member Aaron Paul was featured, in what appears to be him taking over as the new lead of the show in Season 3. There were also first glimpses of Lena Waithe and fellow newcomer Vincent Cassel. The trailer saw Paul in various precarious situations and in the final moments, Paul’s character comes upon a woman (or robot?) played by Evan Rachel Wood.. ...Read Full Story