Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Stump for Hillary Clinton on Broadway

A slew of Broadway and Hollywood names have teamed up for a one-night only Broadway performance benefiting the Hillary Victory Fund, with Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hugh Jackman among the starry lineup set to appear in support of Hillary Clinton. The show, “Broadway for Hillary with Chelsea,” features Chelsea Clinton as a special guest, appearing… Read more »

Angelina Jolie In Talks to Star in War Drama ‘Shoot Like a Girl’

Angelina Jolie is in negotiations to star in the Afghanistan war drama “Shoot Like a Girl,” sources confirm. The TriStar feature film is based on the upcoming memoir “Shoot Like a Girl: How One Woman’s War Against the Taliban Led to Her Victory Over the Department of Defense,” which tells the true story of Major… Read more »

TV Review: HBO’s ‘Insecure’

One of the chief joys of “Insecure” — HBO’s new half-hour comedy from the mind of co-creator, executive producer, and star Issa Rae — is listening to its characters talk. The dialogue of the show is a combination of cadence, vocabulary, and implication that is both brilliant and not-safe-for-work. In one scene, when Issa (Rae,… Read more »

‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Invades New York Comic-Con

EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox’s simian threequel War For The Planet Of The Apes doesn’t hit theaters until July 14, but the studio is giving those at the Big Apple fanboy New York Comic-Con confab a sneak peek of the Matt Reeves-directed sequel. The studio is bringing Reeves, producer Dylan Clark and Caesar himself, Andy Serkis, to New York to show off an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming summer tentpole on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 PM at the Regal E-Walk…

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‘Star Trek’ Alums To Fans: Keep White House Donald Trump Free With Vote For Hillary Clinton

Media today has latched on to an open letter signed by Star Trek franchise directors, producers, actors and crew in their mission to seek out undecided voters, or those intending to vote for third party candidates, and boldly tell them to knock it off and vote for Hillary Clinton – the only thing standing between them and a Donald Trump White House.
“Never has there been a presidential candidate who stands in such complete opposition to the ideals of the Star Trek…

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Alita has found her Hugo in Keean Johnson!

The Nashville star has nabbed the love interest role in Robert Rodriguez’s adaptation of popular manga Alita: Battle Angel.

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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. As Robert Rodriguez’s adaptation of the popular manga and anime title ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL approaches principal photography we’re starting to see the cast round out a bit. We know we have Christoph Waltz, Jackie Earl Haley, Ed Skrein, and Rosa Salazar as the title character and now Alita’s sweet baboo has been cast, according to THR.
Nashville’s Keean Johnson will play Hugo, a young tinkerer and companion for Alita. This is the first time I’ve seen his face, so I have no idea how fit he is for the role, but with James Cameron producing I have a feeling all the casting on this picture is supremely vetted and if he won the role he must have earned it.
As I’ve said a few times before, I’m extremely curious how Rodriguez will pull this one off, what his approach to the material will be and how he’ll execute it on a technical level. I think audiences on the whole have moved past the “filmed in a green box” style of movie and something like this cries out for elaborate sets and awesomely choreographed action scenes.
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-Eric Vespe”Quint” quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter

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Debate Commission Acknowledges ‘Issues’ With Donald Trump’s Audio

The Commission on Presidential Debates said that there were “issues” with Donald Trump’s audio that affected sound within the hall at Monday’s first presidential debate. In a one sentence statement, the commission said, “Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump’s audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall.” The commission… Read more »

Angelina Jolie In Talks To Star In TriStar’s ‘Shoot Like A Girl’

EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie is in early talks to star for TriStar in Shoot Like a Girl. The film is an adaptation of Shoot Like A Girl: How One Woman’s Dramatic Fight In Afghanistan and on the Home Front. That is an upcoming memoir by Air Force Major Mary Jennings Hegar, who served three tours in Afghanistan as a rescue helicopter pilot who transported hundreds of soldiers off the battlefield in hot zone areas. During one of those tours, her helicopter was shot down in the…

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