Kanye West Tells Apple CEO Tim Cook to Give Jay Z ‘His Check for Tidal Now’

Kanye West demanded that Apple CEO Tim Cook make a deal with Jay Z for Tidal in typical Kanye West fashion — a series of tweets that he rattled off on Saturday. “Apple give Jay his check for Tidal now and stop trying to act like you Steve [Jobs],” Kanye wrote. The tweets confirm earlier reports that… Read more »

‘Divorce’ Marks Sarah Jessica Parker’s Return To HBO, But Couture Clothing Remains Retired

Making her return to series TV and HBO, Sarah Jessica Parker said her outfits will not be one of the stars of Divorce, as they had been in her longrunning Sex and the City.
“Early on was this desire on my part… I really wanted to think about 70’s cinema and the look of cinema of the 70’s,”  Parker told TCA. “Pretty much everything Frances wears is used…from vintage or thrift shops along the Northeast Corridor. This was a very specific idea about somebody who has an…

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‘Westworld’ EP Defends Portrayal of Sexual Violence: It’s ‘Part of Human Nature’

The first episode of “Westworld” features the implied rape of a main character — making it the latest in a string of HBO series to prominently feature violence against women, particularly sexual violence against women, as part of its narrative. Co-creator and executive producer Lisa Joy defended that depiction Saturday. “It was definitely something that… Read more »

‘Westworld’ Producer Insists Sexual Violence “Not About Fetishization” But “Exploring With Dignity”

After taking a boatload of questions about the quantity and graphic nature of on-screen violence against women on HBO series, with Westworld, The Night Of and Game of Thrones mentioned, HBO’s new-ish programming chief Casey Bloys returned to the stage for the TCA session about Westworld, a remake of the 1973 Michael Crichton movie.
But answering the one question on the subject during the Q&A fell, not surprisingly, to the show’s female EP, Lisa Joy.
The sexualized nature…

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‘Westworld’ Producer Insists Sexual Violence, “Not About Fetishization” But “Exploring With Dignity”

After taking a boatload of questions about the quantity and graphic nature of on-screen violence against women on HBO series, with Westworld, The Night of and Game of Thrones mentioned, HBO’s new-ish programming chief Casey Bloys returned to the stage for the TCA session about Westworld, a remake of the 1970’s Michael Crichton movie.
But answering the one question on the subject during the series TCA Q&A fell, not surprisingly, to the show’s female EP, Lisa Joy to…

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Sarah Jessica Parker on How HBO’s ‘Divorce’ Is Different from ‘Sex and the City’

12 years after “Sex and the City” left the air, Sarah Jessica Parker is returning to HBO for a new comedy, “Divorce,” written by “Catastrophe” co-creator Sharon Horgan, who executive produces with Paul Simms. While Carrie Bradshaw still looms large in popular culture, Parker insists that her new character, Frances, could not be further removed… Read more »

Watch Future Bring Out Chance The Rapper At Lollapalooza

Chance The Rapper & FutureChance The Rapper made a surprise appearance during Future’s set at Lollapalooza last night. But because “Smoke Break,” the Future collab from Chance’s recent album Coloring Book, isn’t exactly an upbeat festival banger, he instead decided to perform “No Problem” without 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne while Future danced around the stage. Watch below. More »

J.K. Rowling on Expectations for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’: ‘It was Daunting’

Amongst London’s bustling muggle-filled streets, magic resurfaced on Saturday afternoon at the city’s grand Palace Theatre. Behind walls of impenetrable black hoardings lay a secret red carpet, securely guarded at its borders, not unlike the prison periphery of Azkabhan. Here, in the core of Theatreland, only a lucky and chosen few were permitted entry to… Read more »