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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller yesterday at 22:08.

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men

As far are true stories go, the tale of Rosie Keo and her former co-workers has to be one of the more outrageous workplace narratives you may ever hear. It’s also a combination of ideal components for a fun cinematic retelling: sex, a heist, sharp women taking control of their lives, and immaculate pole-dancing. Toss in a cast of today’s mostprominent women across the pop culture...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller yesterday at 00:14. 22 comments

Here are the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

Here are the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have revealed its nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this morning. D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong announced this year’s nominees from the Wolf Theatre in Los Angeles (after a heap of the best awkward banter they could muster, bless their hearts), where Carden learned onstage that her series, The Good Place, earned a nod for Outstanding...

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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 16, 2019 at 22:02.

The soundtrack for the Anton Yelchin doc Love, Antosha features music written by the late actor

The soundtrack for the Anton Yelchin doc Love, Antosha features music written by the late actor

The forthcoming documentary Love, Antosha, which will debut August 2 in Los Angeles and August 9 in New York, will take an intimate look at Anton Yelchin ’s journal, photography, and professional life via conversations with some of his former colleagues. Directed by former editor Garret Price, the film will also spotlight Yelchin’s love of music, as evidenced by a few treasured shots of him...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 16, 2019 at 03:44. 7 comments

Take that, take that: Diddy and MTV are reviving Making The Band

Take that, take that: Diddy and MTV are reviving Making The Band

Sean “Diddy” Combs and MTV are reuniting for a revival of the cult reality classic, Making The Band. Per Deadline, the global search for potential talent began today and the show is slated to premiere sometime in 2020. The announcement comes just as reboots, music competitions , and making the rich wealthier beyond all reason have all reached their respective peaks, so the timing couldn’t be...

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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 16, 2019 at 00:39. 8 comments

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic finds its star: Austin Butler

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic finds its star: Austin Butler

The steady stream of revelatory biopics continues with Elvis Presley, and it appears that Baz Luhrmann has found the young doe-eyed star to join Tom Hanks . After numerous screen tests, The Dead Don’t Die and Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood’s Austin Butler will star as the hip-swiveling rock icon when the film reportedly goes into production early next year. Hanks will play Presley’s manager...

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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 22:22. 16 comments

Weekend Box Office: Yeah, Peter Parker and his friends are still doing really well

Weekend Box Office: Yeah, Peter Parker and his friends are still doing really well

While this won’t necessarily be the most thrilling of weekend box office updates, we can at least assure you that there will be at least one new development that you can look forward to. No, it will not involve the No. 1 spot, as that space still firmly belongs to Peter Parker and his classmates. To nobody’s surprise, Spider-Man: Far From Home remained a few steps ahead of its competition...

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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 20:57.

Janelle Monae is retooling "The Siamese Cat Song" for the Lady And The Tramp remake, thank goodness

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/janelle-monae-is-retooling-the-siamese-cat-song-for-t-1834557556" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Janelle Monae is retooling &quot;The Siamese Cat Song&quot; for the <i>Lady And The Tramp </i>remake, thank goodness</a>

It looks like Janelle Monae has a little more to give to Disney+’s Lady And The Tramp remake. On top of voicing the role of Peg, Monae will also giving a much-needed makeover to 1955 film’s Siamese Cat Song, per a report from Variety. Those who are even marginally familiar with the original song’s wildly problematic depiction of Asian tropes may find this to be a necessary development. Monae...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 19:05.

Netflix wins bidding war for the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed Tick, Tick...Boom!

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/netflix-wins-bidding-war-for-the-lin-manuel-miranda-dir-1835665494" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Netflix wins bidding war for the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed <i>Tick, Tick...Boom!</i></a>

The perpetually busy Lin-Manuel Miranda has more than his share of irons in the fire. With the long-awaited film adaptation of his Tony-winning musical In The Heights actually in production, a brief return to Broadway for a four-month stage run of his improvisational hip-hop show Freestyle Love Supreme, and a steady presence in television (both in front of and behind the camera) between His...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 17:30.

Spotify says it overpaid publishers last year and wants its money back and good luck with that

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/spotify-says-it-overpaid-artists-last-year-and-wants-it-1835819967" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Spotify says it overpaid publishers last year and wants its money back and good luck with that</a>

When the U.S. Copyrights Royalty Board voted to increase songwriter payouts by 44% between 2018 and 2022, Spotify was one of four major streaming companies (along with Amazon, Google, and Pandora) to appeal the ruling. Though they continue to oppose the decision, they are now using language from the new policy to claim that they overpaid publishers because there is never a shortage of ways to...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 17:05.

Jordan Peele reminds Spike Lee about their first meeting: "You handed me my ass"

<a href="https://www.avclub.com/jordan-peele-reminds-spike-lee-about-their-first-meetin-1832467025" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Jordan Peele reminds Spike Lee about their first meeting: &quot;You handed me my ass&quot;</a>

In a recent conversation for the Hollywood Reporter, director/producer duo Spike Lee and Jordan Peele took some time to chat about a few things outside of their Oscar-nominated collaboration BlackkKlansman. One point of discussion was their very first encounter during Peele’s film school days; they didn’t quite have the kismet fairy-tale experience that one might hope for when meeting one of...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 16:51.

Happy Memorial Day from The A.V. Club

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/happy-memorial-day-from-the-a-v-club-1834991305" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Happy Memorial Day from The A.V. Club</a>

It’s Memorial Day, folks! On this special holiday, we honor the fallen service men and women with humid barbecues, picked-through sales, and road trips that never quite measure up to our best-laid plans. In order to properly observe the day, the Newswire team will be reserving our biting cultural commentary exclusively for our personal Twitter feeds and long-suffering loved ones. Don’t fret:...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 16:48.

Buffy nerds have something to sing about: The "Once More, With Feeling" cast recording will be released on vinyl

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/buffy-nerds-have-something-to-sing-about-the-once-mor-1832997373" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Buffy </i>nerds have something to sing about: The &quot;Once More, With Feeling&quot; cast recording will be released on vinyl</a>

Even if you’ve never seen an episode of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer in your life, you’ve likely heard devoted fans sing the praises of the musical episode, “Once More, With Feeling.” 18 years later, it is still one of the most heralded episodes of the classic series with its own very dedicated following. Come March 20, fans can finally have every gorgeously cringeworthy note in their...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 16:32.

Homecoming is an intimate reminder that big wins are hard-fought, even for Beyoncé

<a href="https://tv.avclub.com/homecoming-is-an-intimate-reminder-that-big-wins-are-ha-1834116576" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Homecoming</i> is an intimate reminder that big wins are hard-fought, even for Beyoncé</a>
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“When I decided to do Coachella, instead of me pulling out my flower crown, it was more important that I brought our culture to Coachella.” Though she chuckles warmly at her joke, there is a quiet power couched in Beyoncé’s mission for her historic 2018 festival set, stated roughly 32 minutes into the Netflix documentary Homecoming: A...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 15:45.

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/r-kelly-has-been-charged-with-11-new-counts-of-sexual-1835134407" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault</a>

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not guilty.” There are few details available at this time; however, four of the new counts charge Kelly with aggravated criminal sexual assault, which...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 15:21.

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/nct-127-are-superhuman-in-their-captivating-new-music-1835012839" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">NCT 127 is &quot;Superhuman&quot; in their captivating new music video</a>

Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (which you may remember us mentioning during our new music preview at the beginning of the month). In conjunction with the album’s release, the group...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 14:57.

BTS and Halsey sing, dance, and save a struggling theater in the "Boy With Luv" music video

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/bts-and-halsey-sing-dance-and-save-a-struggling-theat-1834007591" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">BTS and Halsey sing, dance, and save a struggling theater in the &quot;Boy With Luv&quot; music video</a>

BTS and Halsey have released the official video to their collaboration called “Boy With Luv” and prepare yourselves for a shocker: It’s a color-infused slice of fun. Who could have guessed?! Halsey lends her energetic vocals to the chorus while the boys bring no shortage of whimsy to a song about finding love. Both come together to dance their collective asses off against a technicolor...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 14:36.

Don Rickles is still voicing Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story 4, director Josh Cooley confirms

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/don-rickles-is-still-voicing-mr-potato-head-in-toy-sto-1833650538" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Don Rickles is still voicing Mr. Potato Head in <i>Toy Story 4, </i>director Josh Cooley confirms</a>

When Don Rickles, legendary comedian and Toy Story staple, died in 2017, it was assumed that a new voice actor would (try to) step into the plastic shoes of Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story 4. However, the film’s director, Josh Cooley, confirmed today on Twitter that the icon is still very much a part of the franchise’s fourth installment.

Josh Cooley on Twitter

““Some people say funny things, I...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 13:19.

Discovery Channel to broadcast live from oceanic hell pit with Fabien Cousteau and Richard Branson

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<a href="https://news.avclub.com/discovery-channel-to-broadcast-live-from-oceanic-hell-p-1830448594" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Discovery Channel to broadcast live from oceanic hell pit with Fabien Cousteau and Richard Branson</a>

Here’s a thing that rests comfortably between “Hey, this could be pretty awesome” and “Hey, this is none of our business”: Discovery Channel will be airing a live broadcast from the bottom of one of the largest submerged sinkholes in the world. Explorers will be diving into the infamous Blue Hole, located about 46 miles off the coast of Belize. Though it’s largely known for its stunningly...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 13:07.

Emilia Clarke turned down the leading role in Fifty Shades Of Grey in a display of stellar instincts

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/emilia-clarke-turned-down-the-leading-role-in-fifty-sha-1835010007" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Emilia Clarke turned down the leading role in <i>Fifty Shades Of Grey </i>in a display of stellar instincts</a>

It’ll be interesting to see the offers the Game Of Thrones alumni will be turning down in the coming years. Avoiding the inherent trap of typecasting after coming off of a landmark franchise is a real challenge; if we had to guess, the gang could probably do without constricting armor and CGI dragons for a little while. Emilia Clarke has already dealt with her share of pigeonholing offers...

Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 15, 2019 at 13:07.

"Game Of (Leslie) Jones" is how we should all be watching Game Of Thrones

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/game-of-leslie-jones-is-how-we-should-all-be-watching-1834166668" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">&quot;Game Of (Leslie) Jones&quot; is how we should all be watching <i>Game Of Thrones</i></a>

There are certain people with whom you simply can’t watch Game Of Thrones. And then there’s Leslie Jones and her spot-on dragon impressions. Equipped with ribs and love for Arya Stark, Jones joined Seth Meyers for another installment of “Game Of Jones.” This time around they watched the season 8 premiere, just as 17.4 million viewers did on Sunday night.

Barring a brief moment to...

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