‘Jason Bourne’ Targets $60M+; ‘Bad Moms’ Gets Sassy With $26.5M; ‘Nerve’ Holds Steady -Box Office Friday

The re-pairing of Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass with Jason Bourne seems to be paying off for Universal Pictures as the latest in the action franchise is on track to gross $22M+ tonight on its way to right around a $60M weekend, which will mark the highest opening for a Damon-centric film (The Martian grossed $54.3M). It garnered an A- CinemaScore.
Jason Bourne, which we’ve heard is in the budget range of $120M to $135M, should do well as it is releasing in 46…

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Vin Diesel Officially Passes 100M On Facebook But Females Are Top 2016 Social Media Stars

UPDATED, 9:04 PM: Actor Vin Diesel officially surpassed the 100M mark on Facebook tonight, a social media first for an actor. Where are the followers coming from? While the No. 1 fan base is the U.S., FB data shows where his 100M followers actually reside. Lately, he’s been sharing posts from the set of Fast 8. His most liked post has been one of him and his late co-star Paul Walker which garnered 7.7M likes. In the last 15 minutes, he has added over 1,000 more…

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Frank Zappa in ‘Eat That Question’: A Blast of Sanity From the Rock Past

In the late ’60s, the last time America seemed as divided as it is now (back then it was the counterculture vs. the establishment; today it’s reality-based thinking vs. rabbit-hole fantasy), there was a popular technique of rudeness known as “the put-on.” The obnoxious idea was that if you found yourself confronting someone who was clueless,… Read more »

Boy Meets ‘Girl Meets World’ In Massive ‘Boy Meets World’ Cast Reunion Photo

Prepare for a 90s nostalgia overdose. Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World is ending its third season with a bang, reuniting the cast of predecessor series Boy Meets World, and to prove it, the network released a massive cast photo making it clear that, yes, literally everyone is there. Featured in the photo which you can see above, Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels, Will Friedle, Anthony Tyler Quinn, Lee Norris, Danny McNulty, William Russ, Betsy Randle, and both…

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ABC Discovers’ Digital Talent Competition Announces Winner

Beth Triffon is the winner of the 2016 ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition, ABC Talent and Casting said today. The L.A. resident and Columbus, OH, native was selected from 10 finalists following submissions from actors across the U.S.
“ABC Entertainment has a strong legacy of supporting, fostering and championing new talent,” said Ayo Davis, SVP Talent and Casting. “We’re excited to welcome Beth Triffon to the ABC family. She’s an extremely talented and skilled…

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DOJ Red Granite Case: Justice Drops Subpoena On Goldman Sachs

It was inevitable and the Department of Justice signaled as much in their press conference last month when it was asked about whether investment banker Goldman Sachs would be investigated for establishing bonds for the controversial Malaysian 1MDB the money of which was allegedly misspent going into to fund Red Granite’s The Wolf of Wall Street as well as expensive artwork, real estate for the production company’s co-founder Riza Aziz and investments for his friend Jho…

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