Jordan Peele is among those producing the drama, which stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace. Filmmaker Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman will open in U.S. theaters on Aug. 10, timed to the one-year anniversary of the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The Focus Features movie (previously titled Black Klansman) is based on the
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He is best known for his superhero series, including The CW’s ‘Arrow,’ ‘The Flash’ and ‘Supergirl.’ Producer Greg Berlanti, whose credits include The CW’s hit superhero series Arrow and The Flash, will be honored with this year’s International Emmy Founders Award. Berlanti, who holds the record for most shows on U.S television networks at the
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It’s a good weekend all the way around as ‘Blockers’ fights off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4 million debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ launches to a better-than-expected $6.1 million. The importance of originality to moviegoers came across loud and clear at the weekend box office. Paramount’s A Quiet Place — a
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“My bad, but on the other hand, Farmville!” Alex Moffat, impersonating the Facebook CEO, said. Alex Moffat impersonated Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during “Weekend Update” on Saturday Night Live, addressing Facebook’s privacy issues. He started out by deliberately making direct eye contact with desk co-host Colin Jost. “Nailed it!” he exclaimed, calling Jost
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“Do not congratulate Putin,” he said, accidentally reading a note to himself, in front of the assembled journalists. Alec Baldwin reprised his impression of President Trump on this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. In a spoof of Fox News’ Outnumbered, this one hosted by Leslie Jones, the cold open took on Trump’s press conference with
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It’s the latest milestone for the superhero pic. Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is still making history nearly two months after it first opened in theaters. The latest accomplishment: The Disney and Marvel superhero tentpole passed up James Cameron’s Titanic on Saturday to rank as the third top-grossing title of all time at the North American
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The days-long feud continued on Friday’s edition of ‘Hannity,’ when Hannity brought out sketches that showed Kimmel making sex jokes and appearing in blackface. Sean Hannity took his days-long feud with Jimmy Kimmel to a new level Friday night on Hannity when the host presented racy old TV sketches featuring Kimmel. “Tonight we’re going to pound him
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Despite mediocre reviews, Sony’s adaptation of the beloved children’s character toppled ‘Black Panther’ and held off ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ and ‘Ready Player One’ to claim the top spot for three straight weeks. In the end, it wasn’t a rebooted and more suitably-clothed Lara Croft that toppled Black Panther from its record-breaking spell at the top
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“This is the guy who defended the multiply-alleged pedophile Roy Moore and I’m the despicable disgrace,” Kimmel retorted. Jimmy Kimmel is clapping back after Fox News host Sean Hannity attacked one of the Live! host’s skits about First Lady Melania Trump this week. On Monday, Kimmel joked about the First Lady’s role in the White House Easter
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Elsewhere, the R-rated comedy ‘Blockers’ is on course for an $18 million-$20 million opening, while Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ is beating expectations. Paramount’s A Quiet Place — a high-concept horror-thriller directed by John Krasinski that has virtually no dialogue — is booming at the box office, according to early returns. The Platinum Dunes-produced movie
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The Globes go up for grabs as cord-cutting (and obscure noms) dent Oscar viewership and millennials abandon in droves, but broadcasters covet live events. During the first months of 2018, TV’s three biggest awards shows — the Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes — lost 14 million viewers between them, a stunning 18 percent decline from
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Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ and inspirational movie ‘The Miracle Season’ also open nationwide. After a troubled run at the box office, Paramount could make a comeback with A Quiet Place, a high-concept horror-thriller directed by John Krasinski. In addition to helming duties, Krasinski also stars in the Platinum Dunes-produced film opposite Emily Blunt (his
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