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Just about every surviving Beverly Hills Cop cast member will be back for Netflix sequel

Just about every surviving Beverly Hills Cop cast member will be back for Netflix sequel

John Ashton and Judge Reinholdphoto: David Livingston/Getty Images for AFI Paul Reiser, Judge ReinholdJohn Ashton, and Bronson Pinchot have all confirmed that they’ll be appearing in the upcoming Netflix movie Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley, deadline reports. In addition to already-attached star Eddie Murphy, that means that pretty much the entirety of the surviving recurring …

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Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey in talks for Wicked movie’s Fiyero

Jonathan Baileyphoto: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) Sometimes, a casting announcement (or a potential casting announcement, as it were) just feels deeply right. So it is with the news (per variety) that Bridgerton‘s Jonathan Bailey is in talks to play Fiyero in the movie adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked. In fact, if Bailey wants …

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Disney loses bid to toss Muppet Babies copyright argument

Kermit The Frogphoto: Scott Gries/ImageDirect (Getty Images) The original ’80s Muppet Babies cartoon is a licensing nightmare these days thanks to its regular use of clips from popular movies (and it’s not like we’d ever see a world where one massive company owns the Muppets and Star Wars and Indiana Jones), but the appeal of …

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A review of Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson in Meet Cute

Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson Meet CuteImage: MKI Distribution Services / Peacock The first day at any “introduction to screenwriting” class worth its salt hammers one thing home: your story won’t connect with an audience if your lead characters don’t want anything. Yes, yes, rules are made to be broken, and experimental art is vital …

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Accusers drop lawsuit against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears

Tiffany Haddish (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images), Aries Spears (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Image: The AV Club A surprising story has come to a surprisingly quick end: The anonymous siblings who accused comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears of “intentional infliction of emotional distress, gross negligence, sexual battery, sexual harassment, and sexual abuse of a minor” in a earlier …

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Cry your eyes out with the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Fabelmans

Gabriel LaBellescreenshot: Universal Pictures With his first screenwriting credit since poltergeist, Steve Spielberg is exorcising a few ghosts again. The beloved master director’s next movie, and his most explicitly autobiographical outing ever, The Fabelmanshas been atop critics’ and fans’ must-see lists since it was announced in 2020. Fabelmans premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this …

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David Krumholtz appears in Santa Clauses trailer

David Krumholtz looking very happy and not like he is about to cryscreenshot: Disney Look, we were a little disappointed when we found out that Disney was resuscitating the Santa Clause franchise for a sequel. But, despite backtracking on boycotting of Tim Allen for lightyear because he was too much of a truthteller for the …

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D23 Expo reimainging, sequel, Pixar, and more news roundup

All the Disney princessesphoto: Olga Thompson (Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images) Now that another Disney+ Day has come and gone, we can get on to the meat of Disney’s big weekend: The D23 Expo, where the greatest fans in the world can get a look at the stuff they’ve already seen before but …

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Attorney At Law season 1, episode 4 recap

Benedict Wong and Tatiana Maslany She-Hulk: Attorney At Law season 1screenshot: Disney+ Jennifer Walters gets it right in She-Hulk: Attorney At Law‘s fourth episode when she says Wong’s exciting return “gives everyone Twitter armor for the week.” Our favorite Sorcerer Supreme is back for the show’s most facetious outing yet, and personally, I’ll take the …

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Weird Al Yankovic is shocked his lawyers let him make biopic

“Weird Al” Yankovicphoto: Rachel Murray (Getty Images) It takes 10,000 hours of intense practice to achieve perfect mastery of any skill, or so the saying goes. Well, how about to perfect parody? Apparently, only 18 days (432 short hours, give or take) if you’re the king of parody himself, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and that’s all …

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