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Hilary Swank, Alan Ritchson on the “responsibility” of telling the real-life story of ‘Ordinary Angels’

Lionsgate The new drama Ordinary Angels is now in theaters, starring Oscar winner Hilary Swank and Reacher lead Alan Ritchson. Based on a true story, Ritchson plays Ed Schmitt, a blue-collar widower who lost his wife to a rare liver disease that was passed on to their two daughters. Crushed by his loss, and the medical debt from his wife …

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‘John Wick’ star Ian McShane reveals what’s behind ‘Ballerina’ spinoff delay

Lionsgate Ballerina, a spinoff set in the John Wick universe, was supposed to be coming out in June. However, Lionsgate bumped the Ana De Armas-led action movie by a whole year. And thanks to Wick mainstay Ian McShane, we now know why. Appearing on the BBC chat program The One Show, McShane spilled that the movie apparently wasn’t up to …

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Power couples: Company ranks most influential entertainment celebrity pairings

Christopher Polk/Golden Globes 2024/Golden Globes 2024 via Getty Images While not every celebrity uses their social media to sell products, the Australian online casino guide BestAUCasinoSites looked into the Instagram profiles for top celebrity power couples to determine how much potential earning power they have. With more than 431 million followers between them, Timothée Chalamet and his new squeeze Kylie …

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Reality Roundup: Tom Sandoval controversy, ‘The Bachelor”s Maria-Sydney drama update

Have no fear, your reality roundup is here! Here’s a look at what happened in the world of reality television this week: Vanderpump Rules (Bravo)Tom Sandoval is coming under fire for comparing his “Scandoval” cheating scandal to the O.J. Simpson trial and George Floyd‘s murder at the hands of the police. The Vanderpump Rules star made the claim in a …

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Stephen Amell talks nerves ahead of ‘Suits: L.A.’ audition

Gerardo Mora/Getty Images As previously reported, NBC is spinning off the former USA Network show-turned-Netflix phenomenon Suits into a new show, Suits: L.A.  “It’s cool that there’s a nice hype around the project,” says its star, Stephen Amell, who gave ABC Audio a peek behind the scenes. According to NBC, Amell will be playing Ted Black, “a former federal prosecutor …

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Jon Taffer on serving up the “intense” new season of ‘Bar Rescue’

Photo: Vivian Best Make your reservation now: Paramount Network will be serving up the ninth season premiere of its hit Bar Rescue on Sunday at 10 p.m. ET. The show’s fiery host, bar expert Jon Taffer, famously rehabs bars, and bar owners, getting them back into the black. It’s never easy, but this season things are different, he says. “It’s …

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Weekend Watchlist: What’s new on streaming

Ready, set, binge! Here’s a look at some of the new movies and TV shows streaming this weekend: NetflixAvatar: The Last Airbender: The beloved animated series is the latest to get a live-action adaptation. You can stream the first season now. Formula 1: Drive to Survive: Watch as drivers prepare for the 2023 world championship in season 6 of the …

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Greta Gerwig talks ‘Barbie’ “snub”

Warner Bros. Pictures Greta Gerwig is addressing what was widely perceived as one of the biggest snubs of the 2024 Oscars nominations. The filmmaker earned a nomination for best adapted screenplay for Barbie along with her writing partner and partner in life, Noah Baumbach, but many fans were upset when she was excluded from the Best Director category. “A friend’s …

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In Brief: ‘True Detective’ coming back for season 5, and more

On the heels of True Detective: Night Country‘s season finale on February 18, Variety reports HBO has picked up the anthology series for a fifth season, with Night Country creator Issa López to direct as part of her new overall deal with the premium cable network. True Detective: Night Country, starring Jodie Foster and Kali Reis, was the most watched …

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Danai Gurira, ‘Talking Dead”s Chris Hardwick talk ‘The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live’

Good Morning America — Steve Granitz/FilmMagic The newest spinoff of The Walking Dead debuts Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on AMC and streams afterward on AMC+. The show reunites Danai Gurira‘s Michonne with Andrew Lincoln‘s Rick Grimes, years after he was supposedly killed in action. “This is all an epic love story between Rick and Michonne,” Gurira tells ABC’s Good …

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