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Robert Mueller Report: “No Conspiracy Between Trump Campaign And Russia”

The long-awaited report from special prosecutor Robert Mueller has found no conspiracy involving Russians and President Trump, but hedged a bit, saying that while there was no conspiracy, it couldn’t completely declare him exonerated. The report was delivered to Congress this afternoon and a public letter was revealed shortly after. “The Mueller report found no conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, but stopped short of exonerating the president of… Read

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Denise DuBarry Hay Dies: Coachella Valley Film Advocate Was 63

Denise DuBarry Hay, a staunch advocate of the film industry in the Coachella Valley, died Saturday at UCLA Medical Center after battling a deadly fungus. She was 63 and her death was confirmed by her husband, Bill Hay. DuBarry Hay began her career as an actress, apppearing in the TV series Black Sheep Squadron and CHiPs, as well as the film “Being There.” But the business world was calling, and in 1990 she co-founded Thane International, a global direct response company… Read

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Larry Cohen Dies: Creator Of ‘Branded,’ ‘The Invaders’ And Horror Classic ‘It’s Alive’ Was 77

Larry Cohen, whose cult classic horror film It’s Alive spawned two sequels and remains a fan favorite, has died. He was 77 and passed Saturday night in Los Angeles, with his death announced on his official Facebook page. "The entire #KingCohen team mourns the loss of its star, hero and King, #LarryCohen," reads the Facebook post. "His unparalleled talents were surpassed only by his giant heart. The impact he made on television and cinema will be felt forever, and our… Read

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Dr. Dre Removes Instagram Boast On Daughter’s USC Admission

UPDATE: No good deed goes unpunished in the online world, and Dr. Dre has removed his boasting Instagram post on his daughter’s USC admission after severe online backlash. Dr. Dre had earlier joked that his daughter had not bribed or scammed her way into the university, unlike other celebrity or executive children. But cynics pointed out that he was part of a $70 million donation to the school five years ago, along with partner Jimmy Iovine, to found an institute. Dre… Read

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‘Hotel Mumbai’ Solid in Debut; ‘Gloria Bell’ Expands to $1.8M: Specialty Box Office

Bleecker Street opened Hotel Mumbai in four theaters Friday and appears to have caught some attention from audiences not heading to Us. Overall, the specialties were mostly light. Hotel Mumbai, starring Oscar-nominee Dev Patel and Armie Hammer, grossed $86,492 in four theaters, averaging $21,623, by far the best showing among limited release titles this weekend. Sony Pictures Classics bowed period drama Sunset by László Nemes in 3 New York and L.A. locations… Read

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How Universal Drove Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ To $70M+ Opening, The Best Start For A Live-Action Original Since ‘Avatar’ – Update

SUNDAY AM FINAL after 6:41am post: Our sources spotted it last night and it has continued into this morning: Jordan Peele’s Us has cracked the $70M mark, after an estimated Saturday of $25.4M, which, next to the full Friday gross, is -12%. Uni is calling the weekend at $70.2M for the Monkeypaw Production, and rivals see it at that level as well. The concern was that, with the lower-than-Get Out exit polls (B CinemaScore, 3 1/2 stars on PostTrak) and a polarizing ending… Read

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‘Captain Marvel’ Wings To $910M+ Global, Becomes #10 Superhero Pic Offshore & WW – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: Captain Marvel remained at the helm this weekend overseas, adding $52.1M in her third frame. The Disney/Marvel title has now grossed $588.8M at the international box office for $910.3M worldwide. The scores for Carol Danvers blast her to the No. 10 spot on the all-time superhero charts, both offshore and globally. After topping Wonder Woman worldwide late last week, among the pics Captain Marvel passed throughout the weekend (unadjusted) are Thor: Rag… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

He’s back! President Donald Trump broke an unprecedented online weekend silence this morning with some uncharacteristic tweets. Instead of his usual topical analysis and attacks on perceived enemies, the Commander-in-Tweet wished well to all and repeated his classic campaign slogan. Trump, like all of Washington and America, awaits the results of the Robert Mueller probe, which has been delivered to the Attorney General. Now it’s a matter of seeing what was in the final… Read

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‘Fuller House’ Sisterhood Supports Lori Loughlin At Kids’ Choice Awards

The Fuller House cast apparently isn’t going to abandon a family member in times of trouble. Last night, the show’s Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin accepted the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Funny TV Show at Nickelodeon’s 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards and gave support to embattled cast member Lori Loughlin, noting “Family sticks together no matter what.” Loughlin is in legal hot water over a college bribery scandal, and has lost work on the Hallmark Channel and other… Read

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‘Shazam!’ Paid Previews Are Super At $3.3M, Beating ‘Dragon 3’, ‘Aquaman’ & More

Warner Bros.’ Fandango preview screening yesterday at 1,200 struck lightning with a $3.3M gross besting the paid-preview figures of DreamWorks Animation-Fandango preview of How to Train Your Dragon 3 ($2.6M),  Atom & Amazon’s WB preview of Aquaman ($2.9M), and Atom/Amazon’s previews of Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle ($1.8M) and Hotel Transylvania 3 ($1.3M) Although, previews are not a direct indicator of opening day, opening weekend or life of a movie, they certain… Read

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Judith Light And Bette Midler Join Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’; Janet Mock To Direct Episode Of Netflix Series

During the Pose panel at PaleyFest, Ryan Murphy revealed tons of news for the hit FX series and he also spilled some casting news about his forthcoming Netflix series The PoliticianHe announced that Bette Midler and Judith Light will be joining the cast and Pose writer and director Janet Mock will helm an episode. “That’s my diva update,” he said after making the announcement on the PaleyFest stage. Last week, it was announced that The Politician is set to premiere on th… Read

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‘Pose’: Patti LuPone Joins Cast; Ryan Murphy Reveals “Vogue” Time Jump For Season 2 Of FX Series – PaleyFest

Category is: PaleyFest groundbreaking television realness! On Saturday night the cast and creators of FX’s critically acclaimed series Pose slayed the stage and received 10s across the board (literally with signs in the audience) for their sickening looks but also top marks for their wildly insightful conversation about the show and some juicy details about season 2 — including an icon who is set to join the cast as a guest star. After screening episode six of the first… Read