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Bryan Cranston to co-star with James Franco in upcoming comedy Why Him

Bryan Cranston will team up with co-star James Franco again for 20th Century Fox's upcoming comedy Why Him.
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Watch: Player Piano wins zombies over with The Walking Dead’s theme song

The Walking Dead theme song is featured in impressive video from composer and pianist Sonya Belousova and director Tom Grey.
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Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers is HBO’s most-viewed comedy this decade

HBO's Ballers ended its season as the network's third-most watched comedy ever, and the best performing since 2009.
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William Hurt joins Billy Bob Thornton for Amazon original series Trial

William Hurt will co-star with Billy Bob Thornton in Amazon's upcoming legal drama, Trial.
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Fear the Walking Dead sets all-time cable ratings record with series launch

The first episode of Fear the Walking Dead, the spinoff series of The Walking Dead, had record cable ratings on Sunday.
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Jon Stewart kicks off retirement in bizarre fashion as WWE SummerSlam host

Jon Stewart hosted WWE's SummerSlam event, and ended up hitting John Cena with a folding chair during a title fight.
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What did the Full House cast think of the unauthorized Lifetime movie? ‘So bad’

Full House cast members weighed in with their reactions to Lifetime's unauthorized movie when it aired this weekend.
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Even Tinder can be made more beautiful by Kelly Clarkson’s voice

Kelly Clarkson uses her musical talent on JImmy Kimmel Live! to turn Tinder profiles into snippets of surprisingly good songs.
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Watch: Jimmy Fallon ruins Zac Efron’s suit in Egg Russian Roulette

On the latest episode of The Tonight Show, Zac Efron gamely cracked eggs over his head in Egg Russian Roulette with Jimmy Fallon.
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New Cinemark CEO sticks with old guard, has no plans to experiment with release window

As the new CEO of Cinemark, Mark Zoradi has shared that he doesn't expect to experiment with the movie theater chain's release window strategies.
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Dr. Dre offers public apology to ‘the women I’ve hurt,’ Apple responds

Dr. Dre and Apple have spoken out in light of the controversy surrounding assault allegations that were glossed over in Straight Outta Compton.
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Hilarious Lego version of Jurassic World sums up the movie in 90 seconds

The entire plot of Jurassic World gets condensed to a scant 90 seconds in an amazing Lego animation version of the film made by BrotherhoodWorkshop.
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Capt. Kirk flashes new duds in captured footage from Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin has already brought a new vibe and some updates to the latest installment in the film franchise.
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Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, closing in on director

Universal is reportedly closing in on a new director for Fifty Shades of Grey sequel Fifty Shades Darker. Jamey Foley is said to be the front-runner.
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Netflix locks down cast for upcoming supernatural series, Stranger Things

Netflix has found the young actors who will co-star in the upcoming supernatural series Stranger Things (formerly known as Montauk).

Dwayne Johnson teams up with Disney for Jungle Cruise

Dwayne Johnson will star in Jungle Cruise, an upcoming film based on a Disney amusement park ride.
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HBO announces September return of Project Greenlight with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

HBO has announced that Project Greenlight will return for its fourth season in September. The show's executive producers include Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.
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Tom Holland (aka the new Spider-Man) lands role in Lost City of Z

Tom Holland, who will play Spider-Man in the upcoming reboot, has been cast in Lost City of Z, a film about an explorer who went missing in the Amazon.
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Netflix’s War Machine will star Anthony Michael Hall opposite Brad Pitt

Netflix's War Machine will star Anthony Michael Hall alongside Brad Pitt. The satirical comedy is loosely based on a book about the war in Afghanistan.
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An Apple Music festival, featuring Pharrell and more, is coming in September

The Apple Music Festival will replace Apple's iTunes Music Festival, staring this September. The 10-day festival will include Pharrell Williams and more.
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Josh Groban singing outrageous Trump Tweets is as hilarious as it sounds

Donald Trump's run for president continues to be a favorite topic for late night TV hosts. Josh Groban recently sang Trump tweets on Jimmy Kimmel.
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A post-apocalyptic Zorro reboot is coming

A forthcoming Zorro reboot, Zorro Reborn, is moving forward again after delays. The film will now be produced by Lantica Media and Sobini Films.
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How loyal are Apple Music users? Not very, suggests new study

A new MusicWatch study suggests that many Apple Music users may leave the streaming service behind once their free trial ends.
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HBO follows big-name streaming services, uses kids’ content to target cord-cutting parents

To compete with Netflix and Amazon, HBO will have to increase its children's programming, as it did by bringing Sesame Street to the premium channel.
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Talib Kweli is anti-capitalism, so you can download his new album for free

Talib Kweli has released a surprise new album for free on his website as a statement about capitalism and the music industry.
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Stream the first two episodes of Patrick Stewart’s Blunt Talk for free

The first two episodes of Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart, are available for free streaming on Facebook and Starz ahead of the show's premiere.
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Watch: John Oliver slams televangelists, then becomes one on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver exposes the absurdity of televangelists by becoming one himself on the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight.
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Watch: Ride Along 2 trailer is full of more mishaps for Ice Cube and Kevin Hart

The new Ride Along 2 trailer brings back the not-so fearsome twosome of cops Ben and James, played by Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.
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Heroes Reborn may not be the end of Heroes

Heroes Reborn is set to be a 13-episodes miniseries, but creator and executive producer Tim Kring says there's more story that could be told.
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Watch: New Trumbo trailer features Bryan Cranston as the blacklisted writer

The latest Trumbo trailer gives a longer look at Bryan Cranston as blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. The biopic hits theaters on Nov. 6.
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Dave Franco returns alongside Seth Rogen and Zac Efron for Neighbors 2

Dave Franco has agreed to return for Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. He'll reprise his role alongside returning stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
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Is Will Smith working on this decade’s Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

There aren't any current plans to reboot The Fresh prince of Bel-Air, but a similar series is in the works thanks to Will Smith and Overbrook Entertainment.
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The Simpsons’ Ned Flanders inspired a metal band, cleverly called Okilly Dokilly

Okilly Dokilly, a Phoenix-based metal group, claims to be "the world's first Nedal band." The band's unlikely inspiration is The Simpson's Ned Flanders.
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Maisie Williams stops by in the new trailer for Dr. Who Season 9

The new trailer for Doctor Who season 9 offers a look at returning and novel threats, as well as the guest appearance of Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams.