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Furious 7 Still Faster Than the Competition

But 'Avengers' tidal wave is coming

(Newser) - Furious 7 enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the movie that's poised to topple the Universal juggernaut, Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron, revved... More »

Jared Leto's Joker Is the Stuff of Nightmares

David Ayer tweets photo of 'Suicide Squad' star

(Newser) - Marking an anniversary by sharing a photo on Twitter is a pretty routine thing to do, but Suicide Squad director David Ayer did just that in a pretty atypical way yesterday. He marked the Joker's April 25, 1940, comic book debut by tweeting the first image released of Jared... More »

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Respond to Chicken Lawsuit

Needless to say, Kunis denies stealing Ukrainian girl's chicken

(Newser) - Today in the Bizarre Lawsuit Dept.: A Ukrainian woman is suing Mila Kunis for allegedly stealing a chicken 25 years ago. Kristina Karo says Kunis made off with her pet, "Doggie," when they were both young girls in Ukraine, People reports. Karo's small-claims suit further explains that... More »

Jake Gyllenhaal Did 2K Sit-ups a Day for Movie

He plays a prizefighter in 'Southpaw'

(Newser) - Jake Gyllenhaal plays a prizefighter in Southpaw, out this summer —and he went to great pains to bulk up for the role. He started with three hours of workouts per day and worked his way up to six hours a day; those workouts were split between boxing and strength... More »

People Anoints World's Most Beautiful Woman

It's Sandra Bullock

(Newser) - The people at People have spoken, and there is officially no one else in the entire world more beautiful than Sandra Bullock. Yes, the actress has been named the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2015, and she apparently laughed when she learned of the honor that had been bestowed... More »

Full House Is Officially Back

'Fuller House' debuts on Netflix next year

(Newser) - Children of the '80s and '90s, the rumors are true : Full House is getting a spinoff. John Stamos revealed to Jimmy Kimmel last night that Netflix has ordered 13 episodes of Fuller House, to debut next year. Candace Cameron Bure will return, playing DJ Tanner-Fuller, a recently widowed... More »

Mall Cop 2 'Painfully Unfunny'

It indicates a Dark Age of US comedy: critic

(Newser) - Kevin James' rent-a-cop moves from a suburban shopping mall to a Las Vegas casino in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, the sequel to the 2009 flick that topped the box office . Sadly, critics are wishing James never hopped back on the Segway. Here's what they're saying:
  • The first
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Charlize: Sean and I Both 'Shocked' by Relationship

And also, she thinks he's 'hot'

(Newser) - Charlize Theron graces the cover of Esquire's May issue, and inside, she opens up about her relationship with Sean Penn. "We've been friends for 20 years. He was married, I was in a long-term relationship, our spouses—not regularly, but we were in each other's lives,... More »

'When a Man Loves a Woman' Singer Dead at 73

Percy Sledge went from hospital orderly to Rock Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died. He was 73. The coroner in Louisiana's East Baton Rouge Parish confirmed that Sledge died early today. Sledge's first recording took him from hospital orderly to a long touring... More »

Daily Show Has Its New Host

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart

(Newser) - Those who called for " not another straight white male " to succeed Jon Stewart at the helm of The Daily Show are getting their wish: Trevor Noah, a biracial South African comedian, will be the next host. Noah's first appearance on the show was in December, and the... More »

Coming Soon: 'Willie Nelson's Reserve' Weed

To be sold in Nelson-branded pot shops

(Newser) - Looking for a weed recommendation? Who better to go to than Willie Nelson? Soon, you'll be able to buy "Willie's Reserve" marijuana, as the 81-year-old rolls out his own brand of pot and bongs, which will be sold at Nelson-branded stores in states where marijuana is legal.... More »

Cause of 20-Year Axl Rose-Slash Feud Finally Uncovered?

It could all have to do with Michael Jackson, big-screen TV

(Newser) - The mystery behind why Axl Rose and Slash have been on the outs since 1996, when Slash quit Guns N' Roses, may have finally been solved. And it all comes down to ... Michael Jackson and a big-screen TV? Vulture picks up on this tidbit from former GNR manager Doug Goldstein'... More »

Vin Diesel Thinks Furious 7 Is Oscar-Worthy

But the Academy is biased against both action flicks and sequels, he says

(Newser) - The latest Fast & Furious film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy—it's an action flick and it's a sequel. That's according to Vin Diesel, who told the AP today that "we all know that... More »

Swift Fights the Good Fight Against Taylor Swift Porn

Snaps up 2 adult-themed URLs

(Newser) - Come June, .porn and .adult Web URLs will be available to the general public, just like .xxx sites went live in 2011 . But certain people and companies with trademarks were allowed to snap up .porn or .adult domain names early, and Taylor Swift registered both taylorswift.porn and taylorswift.adult.... More »

Why Madonna Wishes She Were Married to Jay Z

Because then maybe she'd finally score a White House invite

(Newser) - Madonna seems pretty happy with herself, for the most part—but it sounds like there's at least one reason she might be jealous of Beyonce. She recently admitted in Us Weekly 's "25 Things You Don't Know About Me" that the person she most wants to... More »

Insurgent Bests Divergent, Still Not Great

Doesn't hold a candle to Hunger Games : critics

(Newser) - If you liked the first installment of the Divergent series, based on the books by Veronica Roth, you'll probably like the latest addition. Audiences are giving it a 72% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes , but critics are less impressed. Some say it's better than the first flick, but... More »

10 Movie Remakes That Were Awful

Many were hated by critics and audiences alike

(Newser) - Some movie remakes and reboots are actually good , but many are cringeworthy—and Radar runs down 20 of the worst offenders:
  • The 2011 remake of Arthur was called a "career killer" for leading man Russell Brand—especially bad news since it was Brand's first film in the lead
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Justin Bieber 'Got Off Easy' at Roast

But it was still a 'hilarious' evening overall: 'Rolling Stone'

(Newser) - Comedy Central's Justin Bieber roast was taped Saturday, and Rolling Stone reports that the Bieb "got off easy"—but that the roast still managed to be "hilarious" and "uncomfortable" even while it seemed "more like ... a networking opportunity for the participants." A few... More »

Kim Kardashian: I Might Have to Use a Surrogate

She discusses fertility struggles on reality show premiere

(Newser) - The gossip mill has been aflutter with rumors that Kim Kardashian is having trouble conceiving a sibling for daughter North West, and on last night's premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, viewers learned quite possibly more than they wanted to know about those struggles. The episode opened with... More »

Magical Cinderella 'Sparkles'

New fairy tale flick updates story, stays true to original

(Newser) - There are sure to be a few people buying tickets to Cinderella this weekend simply to see Frozen Fever , which precedes it. If they stick around after the short, though, they might just witness a little magic courtesy of Cate Blanchett, Lily James, and Richard Madden. Here's what critics... More »

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