Wednesday , 25 April 2018

Entertainment

Hank Azaria would "step aside" from voicing "Simpsons" character Apu over stereotype controversy

By Stephen Iervolino Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.(NEW YORK) — Hank Azaria, the voice behind Apu on The Simpsons, was Tuesday night’s guest on CBS’ The Late Show, and addressed the ongoing controversy around the character, telling host Stephen Colbert that he’s “perfectly willing and happy to step aside” or take the character in a new …

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"The Voice" recap: Kelly Clarkson loses an artist

By Music News Group Tyler Golden/NBC / 2018 NBCUniversal Media(LOS ANGELES) — On Tuesday’s episode of The Voice, the 12 artists who performed on Monday learned that D.R. King, from Kelly Clarkson’s team, was sent home. King was eliminated a the end of the one-hour results show. He lost an “Instant Save” vote to Rayshun LaMarr, also from Team Adam …

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Deadpool snags tequila gig; tweaks his alter-ego Ryan Reynolds

By Stephen Iervolino Campari America(LOS ANGELES) — While actor Ryan Reynolds made headlines in February for buying Portland-based spirits company Aviation Gin, his red-suited alter-ego Deadpool just snagged his own booze-based promotional gig, for Tequila brand Espolòn. “We are excited to announce that the loquacious anti-hero Deadpool, will assume the role [of our] Creative Director for Culture ‘n Stuff,” said …

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"Essence" - Kerry Washington covers the #Woke100 issue

By Stephen Iervolino ABC/Heidi Gutman(LOS ANGELES) — Kerry Washington is slaying Essence‘s May issue as one of the “Woke 100.” Washington is named Essence‘s “woke honoree” in the issue, joining the list of those who are changing the game in film, television, social justice and more. A few of those nominees include Tarana Burke, Jemele Hill, Anita Hill, the late …

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"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" sequel to rumble in December of 2019

By Stephen Iervolino Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.(LOS ANGELES) — It’s game on for Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and company, as Sony has greenlit a sequel to the 2017 blockbuster, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The announcement was made at Sony’s CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas on Monday, according to Variety. The film starred Johnson and Hart, along with Jack Black, …

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