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Everything weird can get weirder: Daniel Radcliffe to play Weird Al Yankovic in a biopic
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Everything weird can get weirder: Daniel Radcliffe to play Weird Al Yankovic in a biopic

The Boy Who Lived will be playing the man who sang “Amish Paradise.” Daniel Radcliffe, the star of the “Harry Potter” franchise, is set to play “Weird Al” Yankovic in a biopic about his life for Roku. In a cheeky statement, the comedy recording artist said he was “absolutely thrilled” about Radcliffe’s casting, adding “I…MORE

How film is putting Indigenous languages in the spotlight
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How film is putting Indigenous languages in the spotlight

On its face, “Sooyii” is a story of resilience in the face of unimaginable loss. The independent film, directed by Krisztian Kery, centers on a young Blackfoot man in the 1700s who sees his people decimated by smallpox after the arrival of European settlers in the Great Plains. But as much as “Sooyii” is a…MORE

Amy Schumer ‘feeling good’ after endometriosis surgery and liposuction

Amy Schumer ‘feeling good’ after endometriosis surgery and liposuction

Amy Schumer looks strong and healthy, revealing that she finally feels good following surgery for endometriosis and liposuction. “I feel good. Finally. It’s been a journey thanks for helping me get my strength back @seckinmd(endo) @jordanternermd (lipo),” she began. “Never thought i would do anything but talk to me after your uterus doesn’t contract for…MORE

‘I’m just so embarrassed’: Bono really isn’t U2’s biggest fan
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‘I’m just so embarrassed’: Bono really isn’t U2’s biggest fan

U2 may be one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, but its lead singer Bono is harboring some grievances around the group’s name and the songs he’s written and performed throughout their 46 years together. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast, alongside U2’s lead guitarist The Edge, the Irish…MORE

Danny McBride says radio sermons and Elvis fuel ‘The Righteous Gemstones’
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Danny McBride says radio sermons and Elvis fuel ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

Danny McBride says it was moving to Charleston, South Carolina, that sparked the first idea for “The Righteous Gemstones,” his third series with HBO. He created, executive produces and stars in the show, which follows megachurch pastors promising salvation through shady means. McBride says the many church spires and talk radio shows featuring high-spirited sermons…MORE

Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher to homeschool during the pandemic
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Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher to homeschool during the pandemic

Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher during the early months of the pandemic in order to get homeschooling done. When Blanchett’s 7-year-old daughter began staying home in March 2020 due to Covid-19, Blanchett had to take on the role of teacher, which, she tells the BBC, wasn’t easy. She said her daughter “wouldn’t…MORE

Dutch version of ‘The Voice’ pulled off air amid sexual misconduct allegations
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Dutch version of ‘The Voice’ pulled off air amid sexual misconduct allegations

The Dutch version of “The Voice” has been suspended pending an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations surrounding the popular talent series. Dutch broadcasting company RTL said it will stop airing the show while it carries out an investigation with producers ITV into allegations of “sexually inappropriate behavior” and “abuse of power,” according to a statement…MORE

Heidi Klum talks $2 million legs
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Heidi Klum talks $2 million legs

Heidi Klum’s legs may have been insured for more than $2 million, but one is worth more than another. During a recent appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the supermodel and TV host/judge explained that she has a huge scar on one of her legs from falling into some glass as a child. “Obviously I…MORE

Jodie Sweetin is engaged

Jodie Sweetin is engaged

There’s been some good news in the midst of Jodie Sweetin grieving the loss of her TV dad, Bob Saget. The “Fuller House” star shared on her verified Instagram account Monday that she’s newly engaged to boyfriend Mescal Wasilewski. “I love you Mescal, for always. You’re my person,” she wrote in the caption. “I can’t…MORE