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'Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Could Be In The Works

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From a business standpoint, banking on Obi-Wan seems like a safe bet given the character's appeal to two different generations of Star Wars fans, but at some point every long-running franchise needs to reinvent itself if it wants audiences to remain invested. Read More »

Update on Ric Flair following surgery

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Flair is now hospitalized at an Atlanta-area hospital and placed in a medical coma. The closest thing to the truth at this time is that he had an intestinal blockage which required part of his bowel to be removed. Now, his fiancée has said that the former world champion is in critical condition and dealing with "multiple organ problems". However, Morris said on Twitter that Flair is awake and communicating with people . Read More »

Ron Howard Shares Behind-The-Scenes Pic of Chewbacca

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That's what Ron Howard , the director of Lucasfilm's still-untitled Han Solo movie , tweeted today, along with a photo of a Death Star trooper's helmet. That doesn't really tell us much about the timeline, since we already know from Alden Ehrenreich's casting about the age they're looking to explore in Solo's backstory in this movie. Read More »

WWE SummerSlam preview: Breaking down all the matches

We are a day early, but on August 21, 1979, Dusty Rhodes won his first world title when he defeated Harley Race to win the NWA crown. There are dozen matches set for the show, including a Fatal 4-Way for the WWE Universal Championship that could change the landscape of Raw . Read More »

Game of Thrones Season 7

Multiple hackers have targeted Home Box Office by leaking the episodes of their various shows , prime among them Game of Thrones season 7 , demanded ransom amounts in several million dollars and hacked their social media accounts . The hackers have warned that "Be ready for GOT S& E6 &E7 as soon as possible". The eighth and final season of HBO's Game of Thrones will begin filming this October, actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has revealed . Read More »

Madonna shares her birthday with all 6 children

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The musical superstar, who turned 59 on 16 August (17), is now enjoying her birthday week in Italy surrounded by her six children, and took to Instagram on Saturday to share a rare snap of the whole family together. Mercy and David are also from Malawi while Lourdes is her biological daughter with ex-boyfriend Carlos Leon . "Thanks for sharing!" one wrote. Read More »

US Comedian Dick Gregory dies

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Writer, comedian, and civil rights figure, Dick Gregory , was hospitalized recently and is fighting a battle against an unknown illness. In the early 1960s, Dick Gregory took himself to the level of national distinction. "Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' I said: 'That's all right, I don't eat colored people". Read More »

Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago

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They could appear in court as early as Sunday. Lathem had been held in a California jail since turning himself in on August 4 in Oakland, which ended a weeklong manhunt that followed the July 27 stabbing of Cornell-Duranleau in Lathem's North State Street Apartment. Read More »

Julian Alessandro Cadman: Reports Missing Boy Has Been Found 'Are False'

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Separately, a woman was killed and six people, including a police officer, were injured when a vehicle drove into people in the town of Cambrils in a second attack . One suspected terrorist, Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, believed to be the driver of the van, remains on the loose, with five shot dead by police and four arrested. Read More »

Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak

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HBO's global partners and affiliates should be extra careful going forward: For the second time in a little over two weeks, one of them was responsible for the early leak of an episode before its official airing. HBO, which like CNN is owned by Time Warner, said in late July it was investigating a hack targeting its shows. One wrote that "August is dark and full of spoilers" while another said the series has been "ruined by people". Read More »

Adam Driver hints at 'unexpected' Kylo Ren development in The Last Jedi

Actor John Boyega was giving an interview to BBC Radio 4 this morning when he was asked whether the royals were given lines for their cameo roles as stormtroopers in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Not only do Star Wars actors get the briefing of what can and cannot be said in terms of press junkets prior to a movie release, Boyega has also mastered the art of answering questions without giving away information that might spoil anything with regard to the famed space opera franchise. Read More »

`Predator`star Sonny Landham passed away at 76

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Actor Sonny Landham who starred in 1987 film Predator has passed away at the age of 76. In addition to Predator , Landham's big screen credits includes roles in the likes of Southern Comfort , 48 Hrs . In 2003, Landham made an unsuccessful run for governor of Kentucky, unable to secure the Republican Party's nomination. Co-star Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter to pay tribute. Read More »

Suspected van driver in Barcelona attack was killed by cops

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Trapero emphasized that the alleged terrorist cell had been months planning an onslaught of more far-reaching objectives against Barcelona , but the detonation by accident in the dwelling of Alcanar , where cylinders of butane were manipulated, partly truncated their plans. Read More »

Lady Antebellum members Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood expanding their families

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The singer revealed that she and husband Chris Tyrrell will be welcoming two new additions to their family in 2018, sharing the news with a video and a series of sweet family photos . "Can you believe it!?" Are you really going to walk the walk and not just talk it?' " she said. "I want her to feel like she has every opportunity, but thank God she's not at an age where she knows what that feels like yet". Read More »

U.S. judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex case

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Polanski fled the United States on the eve of his sentencing in 1978 and Judge Gordon has now said he must return to California if he wants to resolve the charges against him. Braun, in a Friday filing, suggested two potential paths toward resolution. As a result, he is now only able to travel from his country of residence, France, to his birth country, Poland, and to Switzerland, all of which have refused previous U.S. Read More »

HBO investigates new cyber hack after Game of Thrones leak

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Despite being of low-quality and trumping the official release date by only a few days, the leak was illegally downloaded by hordes of eager Game of Thrones fans. As it relates to the latest leak of HBO's highest-profile series, the premium cabler's worldwide partners have goofed like this before: During last year's season six run, an episode leaked ahead of its premiere date after it was accidentally made available on HBO Nordic. Read More »

This picture confirms Riya Sen's marriage; Is pregnancy the reason?

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According to media, the couple got married in Pune amid close friends and family. After having done a few films like Style etc... the "Sen-sational" actress Riya Sen vanished from the Bollywood scene. The sudden wedding plans sparked rumours that Riya might be pregnant. The couple has been going steady for quite a few years. She also added that money was not important for them as they did not realise its value. Read More »

A Hunger Games Theme Park is Coming

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If you're among the millions of people who loved the Twilight and The Hunger Games movies, there is some good news for you. A wax figure shows actress Jennifer Lawrence dressed as the character Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games film at Madame Tussauds in London. Read More »

The Defenders : a new trailer which reveals the big bad Sigourney Weaver

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Marvel's Defenders is available to watch on Netflix . Whatever you think of the conclusions it comes to, it's hard to deny that it's a remarkably direct call-out for a TV show about superheroes . Still, at least when Matt does meet Jessica for the first time, he does it in exactly the way I hoped he would through the whole first season of Jones' show: by interrupting an interrogation and announcing that he's her lawyer. Read More »

'Game of Thrones': Kit Harington Pretends to Be Dragon in Outtake

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The video shows Harington flapping his arms as his cloak billows behind him in the wind. But it's a decision they made a long time ago, the decision that we need to see faces more than heads being warm. Animals go on the smell of something. "But trust me, no one wants a hat more than me". "If you show quite a vicious animal fear, it will jump on that, but if you show it bravery, it will respond in a different way". Read More »

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

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It will cross St. Louis but only parts of the south and west part of the city will get views of the total eclipse . Other countries will be seeing only a partial eclipse . There is a solar eclipse about every 18 months but because of the eccentricity of the orbits, this doesn't happen in the same place on Earth every 18 months. Read More »

Twin Peaks actor arrested on attempted murder charges

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Lindholm , 41, as he allegedly fled the 420 Lingerie boutique at 3813 N. Division Street with a baseball bat in his hand. The Showtime network, where " Twin Peaks " is running its newest season, did not immediately return calls and emails seeking comment. Read More »

Sir Bruce Forsyth dies at age 89!

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Bruce Forsyth , who it was announced today has died aged 89 , was an unashamedly silly and light-hearted performer who never took himself too seriously. In the message, Bruce said: 'I can't tell you how disappointed I am not to be with you on this Christmas Day. "He has been part of all of our lives, and we'll miss him dearly". Read More »

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Corden in 'Crosswalk the Musical: Hair'

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On Thursday's episode of Corden's Late Late Show , the two were shown taking part in a new installment of the recurring segment Crosswalk the Musical , whose theme this time was the '60s Free Love-themed rock show Hair . I literally cheered. Oh to be that auto in the crosswalk ... Lin-Manuel Miranda, whose masterpiece Hamilton is playing on Broadway and who has a role in the upcoming Mary Poppins remake, was obviously flawless for this particular Late Late Show segment. Read More »