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“It’s the moment I’ve waited for my entire life”: Michael B. Jordan takes the reins of his career, and ‘Creed III’

Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images (NOTE LANGUAGE) In Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan‘s battle-scarred alter-ego Erik Stevens/Killmonger famously faces off with Chadwick Boseman‘s T’Challa, saying, “I’ve lived my entire life, waiting for this moment!” In real life, Jordan is saying the same thing, in a feature piece with The Hollywood Reporter.  The actor, producer and director of the upcoming Creed III isn’t letting his moment pass, either. …

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Awkwafina joining Nicolas Cage’s Dracula in upcoming monster movie ‘Renfield’

Walt Disney Pictures/Marvel Studios Fresh off her role in the hit Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Awkwafina has reportedly taken a role in the monster movie Renfield, opposite Nicolas Cage, who will portray Dracula.  Deadline, which broke the news of Cage’s casting, also revealed the rapper-turned-Crazy Rich Asians scene-stealer’s participation. The movie, directed by The Tomorrow War‘s Chris McCay, centers on the titular henchman of …

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Simone Biles named one of the People of the Year, ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ remake, and more

Katharine Lotze/Getty Images Record breaking gymnast Simone Biles is one of the People of the Year! The seven-time Olympic medal winner joins Dolly Parton, Sandra Oh from Grey’s Anatomy, and National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey, on the list of People Magazine’s 2021 People Of the Year At the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, Simone withdrew from several events. citing mental health issues. She still won a silver …

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Alec Baldwin exclusive: “The trigger wasn’t pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger”

ABC Actor Alec Baldwin told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview that he had “no idea” how a live bullet got onto the set of his film Rust, but that he “didn’t pull the trigger” on the firearm that killed one person and wounded another. “I would never point a gun at anyone and pull the trigger at them, never,” Baldwin told Stephanopoulos …

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Alec Baldwin to speak to ‘GMA’s Stephanopoulos, as investigators in ‘Rust’ shooting case find possible link to live rounds

iStock/MattGush On Good Morning America Wednesday, George Stephanopoulos revealed that he sat down with Alec Baldwin for a “raw, intense” interview airing on ABC Thursday evening, about the deadly shooting on the set of Baldwin’s Western film, Rust.  It will be Baldwin’s first formal interview since he fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza on October 21, when the actor and producer fired a pistol he claims he was told was “cold,” meaning …

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‘Batgirl’ film shooting gets underway for HBO Max

Leslie Grace — Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Batgirl has taken flight.  With an Instagram snap of the movie’s clapper, co-director Adil El Arbi wrote, “Day One of Batgirl!!!” followed with an Arabic phrase meaning “Praise be to God.” Bilall Fallah is co-directing; the pair previously directed the hit Bad Boys for Life. The photo was set against a desk belonging to “Officer Barbara Gordon,” who Bat-fans know is the alter-ego of …

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Kathy Griffin declares to Jimmy Kimmel that she’s “uncanceled” and “cancer free”

ABC Kathy Griffin was back to her old self — minus her usual voice — in an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in which she told him she’s now “cancer free.” As previously reported, Griffin discovered in 2021 that she had lung cancer, and in August she underwent surgery to remove part of her lung. The former Fashion Police co-host first explained to Jimmy and his audience …

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Trevor Noah to return as host of the 2022 Grammy Awards

MichaelSchwartz/CBS A familiar face will host next year’s 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will return in the role and induct a new class of Grammy winners on January 31. Next year’s award show will be held at the newly renamed Crypto.com Arena — formerly the Staples Center — in Los Angeles, California. Trevor last held down the fort for the …

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Alec Baldwin to speak to ‘GMA’, as investigators in ‘Rust’ shooting case find possible link to live rounds

iStock/MattGush On Good Morning America Wednesday, George Stephanopoulos revealed that he sat down with Alec Baldwin for a “raw, intense” interview airing on ABC Thursday evening, about the deadly shooting on the set of Baldwin’s Western film, Rust.  It will be Baldwin’s first formal interview since he fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza on October 21, when the actor and producer fired a pistol he claims he was told was “cold,” meaning …

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‘Hamilton’ stars Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas Jones split after six years together

Santiago Felipe/Getty Images Hamilton stars Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas Jones won’t be getting their storybook ending, because their relationship has reportedly come to an end.  The former couple, who met in 2015 and became engaged in 2018, reportedly “previously ended” their engagement prior to the official split, sources tell Page Six. A specific timeline was not given.  Neither Ramos, 30, nor Cephas Jones, …

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