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'Survivor: Fiji' contestant stabbed, beaten outside Santa Monica pilates studio

‘Survivor: Fiji’ contestant stabbed, beaten outside Santa Monica pilates studio

Former “Survivor: Fiji” contestant Michelle Yi was stabbed and beaten with a metal baton early Thursday morning in Santa Monica, Calif.  The former reality show contestant says that she was arriving at a pilates studio where she teaches classes around 6 a.m. when a disheveled and irate woman began yelling things at her and approached …

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Batman and Superman still occupy a unique place as pop culture’s most iconic heroes

The latest DC FanDome event unleashed seismic waves through social media with the first extensive preview of “The Batman,” the upcoming movie starring Robert Pattinson. The film marks a significant reboot of the character, whose last solo screen outing — excluding director Zack Snyder’s more recent contributions — was “The Dark Knight Rises” in 2012. …

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‘Succession’ star Brian Cox: ‘You can’t underestimate Logan in any shape or form’

He says those relationships — such as the one with legal counsel Gerri Kellman (J. Smith-Cameron) — show that Logan is more than “all the bombast.” “Of course, I shout every now and again. And the REASON I SHOUT,” he says, straining my computer speakers, “is to keep the audience, wake them up, and wake …

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New trailer for ‘The Batman’ shows a gritty Gotham and familiar foes

Warner Bros. and DC Comics debuted the trailer Saturday at the DC FanDome event, where the comics giant also released new trailers for “The Flash” and “Black Adam.” (Warner Bros. is owned by WarnerMedia, CNN’s parent company.) The trailer for “The Batman,” directed by Matt Reeves, reveals a bullet-proof Robert Pattinson in the titular role, …

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Ryan Reynolds reveals he's taking a 'little sabbatical' from making movies

Ryan Reynolds reveals he’s taking a ‘little sabbatical’ from making movies

Ryan Reynolds announced he is going to be taking a “little sabbatical” from making movies after completing his latest project, “Spirited.” The 44-year-old actor-turned-producer shared photos from his time working on the film, which he stars in alongside Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer. “Perfect time for a little sabbatical from movie making,” Reynolds wrote in …

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Union calls deal to avert strike ‘a Hollywood ending’ as negotiations continue for workers in other parts of country

The association representing producers made a tentative deal with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employee (IATSE), a union representing roughly 60,000 film and television workers, including technicians and craftspeople, IATSE announced Saturday. “I can confirm we reached an agreement that will keep the industry working,” Jarryd Gonzales, spokesman for the Alliance of Motion Picture …

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Superman’s motto gets a modern update: ‘Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow’

“Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow” will be Superman’s new motto, a change that was announced Saturday by DC Chief Creative Office and Publisher Jim Lee, during DC’s FanDome. (CNN and DC Comics are both part of WarnerMedia.) “To better reflect the storylines that we are telling across DC and to honor Superman’s incredible legacy …

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William Shatner claps back at George Takei's body-shaming comments following Blue Origin flight: 'Don't hate'

William Shatner claps back at George Takei’s body-shaming comments following Blue Origin flight: ‘Don’t hate’

William Shatner had a sassy response to his “Star Trek co-star George Takei, who mocked the 90-year-old actor’s body shape amid his historic flight to space this week. Taking to Twitter on Friday night, Shatner accused Takei of only becoming relevant when he name-checks him. “Don’t hate George. The only time he gets press is …

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