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‘Watchmen’ likely to end after producer Damon Lindelof passes on more

‘Watchmen’ likely to end after producer Damon Lindelof passes on more

“Watchmen’s” slightly cryptic ending appears to be the last we’ll see of the HBO series, barring a change of heart by producer Damon Lindelof. Lindelof, the co-creator of “Lost,” told USA Today that he was passing on a second season but had “given my blessing” to HBO to proceed without him. Without slamming the door…MORE

Christopher Tolkien, the son of ‘Lord of the Rings’ author, has died at 95

Christopher Tolkien, the son of ‘Lord of the Rings’ author, has died at 95

Christopher Tolkien, the son of “The Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R. Tolkien, has died, the Tolkien Society announced Thursday. He was 95 years old. Tolkien was his father’s literary executor, editing much of the author’s work published posthumously after his death in 1973, including “The Silmarillion.” But many fans will also be familiar with…MORE

‘Little America’ brings a warm look at immigrant stories to Apple TV+

‘Little America’ brings a warm look at immigrant stories to Apple TV+

Streaming continues to yield dividends in the variety of available content, with Apple TV+’s “Little America” offering a sharply executed anthology about immigrant experiences, and “Diary of a Future President” essentially serving up a better-than-average version of a Disney Channel show, only for Disney+. After an uneven start with original series, “Little America” might represent…MORE

Female 007 ruled out by James Bond producer

Female 007 ruled out by James Bond producer

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has poured cold water on the idea that the enigmatic spy should be played by a woman. He may, however, be played by an actor who isn’t white, she said, as speculation around who will next fill the shoes of Ian Fleming’s charismatic spy continues to grow. “No Time to…MORE

Awkwafina is conducting the New York City Subway’s 7 train

Awkwafina is conducting the New York City Subway’s 7 train

The monotone of the New York City Subway’s automated conductors has been temporarily replaced by the sing-songy rasp of a certain Golden Globe winner. Awkwafina, the professional moniker of Queens native and rising superstar Nora Lum, has taken over conductor duties — or rather, her prerecorded voice has — on the 7 train, surprising and…MORE

Bon Jovi announces new album and summer tour with Bryan Adams

Bon Jovi announces new album and summer tour with Bryan Adams

Tease your hair, get out your lighters and get ready to rock to amazing ’80s power ballads. Bon Jovi is hitting the road. The rockers have announced a new North American tour and their 15th studio album, both titled “Bon Jovi 2020.” The tour will kick off June 10 in Tacoma, Washington and will wrap…MORE

Jennifer Garner shows us all how to properly freak out on a rollercoaster

Jennifer Garner shows us all how to properly freak out on a rollercoaster

It’s ups and downs for Jennifer Garner on the set of her new movie, “Yes Day.” Literally. The actress shared a hilarious video, complete with her own commentary, of her riding a rollercoaster at Six Flags for a scene in the upcoming movie. “This is me on a rollercoaster called Twisted Colossus. I’m having a…MORE

‘Dolittle’ somehow turns talking to animals into a colossal bore

‘Dolittle’ somehow turns talking to animals into a colossal bore

The aroma of “Cats” has yet to fade, but Universal follows it up with another animal-related stinker in “Dolittle.” Robert Downey Jr. produced and stars in the title role, but even charitably taking into account that this was designed for a younger family audience, talking to animals in this retelling is somehow a colossal bore.…MORE

Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl

Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl

Demi Lovato announced Thursday that she’ll perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl LIV in Miami. The singer took to Instagram with the news, posting an official photo with the caption, “Singing the National Anthem at #SBLIV See you in Miami @NFL.” The announcement comes two days after revealing she will perform at the 2020…MORE

Wendy Williams apologizes for Joaquin Phoenix ‘cleft lip’ comments

Wendy Williams apologizes for Joaquin Phoenix ‘cleft lip’ comments

After being slammed for appearing to mock those with cleft lips and palates, Wendy Williams has apologized. The daytime talk show host ran afoul of some parents and activists after recent comments she made regarding a scar on actor Joaquin Phoenix’s lip. While discussing the Golden Globes during her January 7 show, Williams told her…MORE