• There were fewer female protagonists in 2017's top films

    There were fewer female protagonists in 2017's top films

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    The decline comes as a surprise given that the three most popular films previous year, " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ", " Beauty and the Beast ", and " Wonder Woman ", all had female lead characters. This represents an increase of 1 percentage point from 17% in 2016 and is virtually even with the number achieved in 1998. There were some notable contrasts in the demographics of characters.
  • Joss Whedon Drops Out of DC's 'Batgirl' Movie

    Joss Whedon Drops Out of DC's 'Batgirl' Movie

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    Referring to DC president Geoff Johns and Warners Picture Group president Toby Emmerich, Whedon added, "I'm grateful to Geoff and Toby and everyone who was so welcoming when I arrived, and so understanding when I... Reports swirled earlier this week that Batgirl is likely on the immediate docket for the next round of DCEU movies, so either that report was wrong or Warner Bros.
  • NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets 3-round mock 5.0

    NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets 3-round mock 5.0

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    If the Broncos sign a quarterback in free agency, Kiper said he believes the Broncos will move away from quarterback with their first-round pick to "drafting to help [their] football team". Ward is polished, though he's not huge (5-10, 191) like 6-2 Ahkello Witherspoon, San Francisco's third-round pick previous year. And he projects the Jets to pass on him.
  • The Flash Season 4: How Does Iris Get Powers?

    The Flash Season 4: How Does Iris Get Powers?

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    The actress got fans pumped with the official first look of Iris suiting up for the series. During a battle with the team, Matthew transfers Barry's ( Grant Gustin ) super speed to Iris, giving her the powers of the Flash . The good ole switcheroo is also a classic comic book tradition. In her new supersuit, which was revealed on Thursday, Iris even has a handy mask to help hide her identity.
  • Quincy Jones apologizes for 'silly' comments he said in recent interviews

    Quincy Jones apologizes for 'silly' comments he said in recent interviews

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    The legend stunned music fans when he took aim at the King of Pop in GQ and Vulture articles, suggesting he stole Donna Summer's State of Independence for Billie Jean, and attacked the Beatles for being subpar musicians. He also said he had already reached out to his friends to apologize privately. He continued, "I'm sorry to anyone whom my words offended & I'm especially sorry to my friends who are still here with me & those who aren't".
  • Rachel McAdams expecting her first child

    Rachel McAdams expecting her first child

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    Rachel McAdams is like a unicorn in Hollywood. Here's hoping she won't be a regular mom, but a cool mom . Multiple sources revealed the happy family news about the Oscar nominee. Perhaps most famously, Rachel is known for her role alongside Ryan Gosling in The Notebook which has been described as a cult classic since its release.
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over 'Black Panther' Music Video Artwork

    Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over 'Black Panther' Music Video Artwork

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    Now TMZ reports that the case will reach the courts. Kendrick Lamar and SZA's joint track " All The Stars " is undoubtedly one of the highlights from the Black Panther soundtrack. According to the New York Times , Marvel representatives originally approached Viktor in November 2016 in efforts of including her work in the Black Panther film.
  • Janelle Monae returns with 'Dirty Computer' album, two new videos

    Janelle Monae returns with 'Dirty Computer' album, two new videos

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    The second track is the free-flowing Django Jane , which echoes Janelle's talents for cutting raps previously seen on single Q.U.E.E.N and the orchestral strings on Sincerely Jane. "You know what, I'm going to be 100 percent honest - I'm scared", she revealed . The first, titled " Make Me Feel ", was selected as Zane Lowe's World Record on Beats 1 radio today (February 22).
  • Canada beats Finland, advances to Olympic men's hockey semifinal

    Canada beats Finland, advances to Olympic men's hockey semifinal

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    Four years earlier, Rooney had sat in her house in Andover, Minn., and watched Canada erase a 2-0 deficit with four minutes remaining and stun the U.S.in overtime. With a third of the 12 riders limping off the course with injuries, Wise faced an all-or-nothing run after his ski bindings failed him in his two previous trips down .
  • Thursday morning First Alert forecast

    Thursday morning First Alert forecast

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    This could cause a coating of glaze on roads and make for extremely unsafe travel for school and work on Thursday . More sunshine will mix in for tomorrow afternoon. That moist air is also feeding the rain. Given the very warm temperatures of the last few days and therefore a fairly warm ground, the freezing rain and sleet may not have as much of an impact as it would if we were in the middle of a cold spell.
  • I regret support for Polanski: Portman

    I regret support for Polanski: Portman

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    She explained: "Someone I respected gave it to me, and said, "I signed this. Will you, too?' And I was like, 'Sure'". Portman is one of the few celebrities to talk about signing the petition . "There's so much art that's being lost by not giving opportunities to women and people of color", Portman said. However, Portman admitted that the role did inspire an unfortunate trend-"Everything I was being offered was, like, sexy little girls ", she said of her early career.
  • Family who took in alleged school shooter: 'He seemed normal'

    Family who took in alleged school shooter: 'He seemed normal'

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    She also says she had started the process of getting him to see a counselor. "It's as simple as that". The Sneads took Cruz into their home after his mother died last November, and recounted to the South Florida Sun Sentinel over the weekend that they were in the process of getting him counselling when he attacked the high school he was kicked out of past year.
  • 'Kick 2' to go on floors from January , 2019

    'Kick 2' to go on floors from January , 2019

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    Interestingly, the lead pair of the movie, Salman - Jacqueline Fernandez , are working together for the second time after tasting success with Kick . "Salman just joked and news spread that Jackie would be replaced in the film", added Sajid. He confirms that Jacqueline will be a part of it. Jacqueline Fernandez who was shooting the second schedule of Race 3 in Bangkok in the virgin jungles, expressed her displeasure on wrapping the second shooting schedule.