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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins The Cast Of The Other Live Action 'Jungle Book' Movie As Tiger Shere Khan

August 20th, 2014 9:58pm EDT
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch has been tapped to provide the voice of the tiger Shere Khan in Warner Bros.' upcoming live-action Jungle Book film, "Jungle Book: Origins."

Not to be confused with the live-action "Jungle Book" film on the way from Disney, which stars Idris Elba as the voice of the tiger and will be directed by Jon Favreau, "Jungle Book: Origins" is set for a fall 2016 release while Disney's "Jungle Book" will hit theaters on October 9, 2015.

"Jungle Book: Origins" will be directed by "Lord of the Rings" star Andy Serkis and is his first film at the helm.

Rudyard Kipling's classic s...
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A Proper Send Off

August 20th, 2014 7:24pm EDT
Billy Crystal To Lead Emmys Tribute To Robin Williams
Comedian Billy Crystal will lead a tribute honoring his late friend Robin Williams during Monday night's Emmy Awards.

Emmys producer Don Mischer told E! Online, "We felt we needed to do something powerful and memorable. Billy seemed like the perfect choice."

Mischer said in a statement last week: "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion. While we are all still coming to terms with this week's tragic news, we are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves."

Crystal and Williams co-starred in the 1997 film "Father's Day" and collabo...
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9 Classic Memorable Reality TV Moments: From Innocent To Cruel

August 20th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
9 Classic Memorable Reality TV Moments: From Innocent To Cruel
The one thing about reality television is that for the most part, it is completely unscripted (or so the networks would like us to believe.) What happens on camera is usually a reaction to something another cast member did and therefore, causes lots of juicy ammunition for others to keep the perpetual fires lit. Reality has become a hotbed of catcalls, catfights, bad behavior and image-wrecking scenarios. Still, there are some bright lights in the genre. Some of the best reality show moments have made us cry, held back our disbelief and ran us straight to social media to talk about it with ...
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NFL To Charge Halftime Acts To Perform?

August 20th, 2014 5:21pm EDT
Halftime Show
Katy Perry, Coldplay and Rihanna have all reportedly been approached by the National Football League to possibly perform during halftime of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015. But there's a catch.

The NFL, according to the Wall Street Journal, wants this year's performers to pay to put on their act for millions of TV viewers around the globe.

The league, which only gets a measly $4 million for 30 seconds of ad time during the big game, thinks artists should have to give them a cut of their post-performance profits from touring and boosted album sales following the performance.

The Journal r...
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Pierce Bronsan Plays 'GoldenEye' With Superfan Jimmy Fallon

August 20th, 2014 4:26pm EDT
Pierce Bronsan Plays 'GoldenEye' With Superfan Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon is a huge fan of James Bond. On Tuesday night he interviewed Pierce Brosnan and told him how much he loved the classic Nintendo 64 videogame "GoldenEye 007."

"This is one of the best video games of all time," Fallon declared.

"It was extremely popular," Brosnan agreed. "I was no good at it. I played it once and shot myself in the foot."

Fallon said it was a childhood dream to play the video game with Bronsan, who agreed.

"This is fantastic. Oh, my gosh," Fallon gushed. "I'm very excited about this. You don't understand."

We're not going to tell you who won, but Fallon,...
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Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'

August 20th, 2014 3:45pm EDT
Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'
Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett are the latest additions to the star-studded "Jungle Book: Origins." Bale will play the panther Bagheera, while Blanchett will play python Kaa, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Warner Bros. adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale also includes cast members Benedict Cumberbatch (tiger Shere Khan), Andy Serksin (Baloo the Bear), Rohan Chand (Mowgli), Naomie Harris (wolf Nisha), Tom Hollander (jackal Tabaqui), Eddie Marsan (wolf Vihaan) and Peter Mullan (wolf pack leader Akela).

The film will include a mix of motion capture, CG animation and live action...
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Rick Hoffman Previews Tonight's 'Suits' Finale: 'This Is Definitely The Episode To Watch'

August 20th, 2014 3:10pm EDT
Suits
Has Louis Litt really left the building? After the events of last week's episode of Suits, it's hard to believe that the lawyer we loved to hate (and secretly loved) has fallen so far in season four. But there's still one more episode to go - tonight's midseason finale.

So we spoke to Louis himself, Rick Hoffman, on Wednesday morning to discuss filming the big moment in "Gone," what he thinks of the dynamics at Pearson Hardman, and how Louis is going to come back...right?

(SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up with last week's episode of Suits, and/or don't want to know absolutely anyth...
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'Rookie Blue's' Enuka Okuma Guest Stars In Tonight's 'Motive'

August 20th, 2014 2:07pm EDT
'Rookie Blue's' Enuka Okuma Guest Stars In Tonight's 'Motive'
Rookie Blue star Enuka Okuma is a featured player in tonight's Motive.

In the episode, entitled "Kiss of Death," the actress plays best-selling murder mystery author Lori Oliver, who crosses paths with detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira).

Enuka spoke with us about the guest spot during our interview in June; you can click here for some spoilery tidbits, but the non-spoilery part is that it wasn't a huge leap for her to visit the other Canadian crime drama.

"Years ago, I did a pilot with Kristin Lehman out in Los Angeles, so we've been friends since the...
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'The Singles Project' Season 1 Episode 2: Bad, Bad Dates

August 20th, 2014 1:36pm EDT
'The Singles Project' Season 1 Episode 2: Bad, Bad Dates
Seriously, I could shake these people.

Like so many singles I have known in my life, the cast chews your ear off about how they want a relationship, they want to be in love, they want to meet somebody…and then all they do is sabotage an opportunity that comes their way.

The theme this week was Dates: The Good, The Bad and The Obnoxious; as three out of the five people who actually appeared prominently on the show this week went on ones that just did not work out. Was it them or was it the person they went out with? As often is the case in most situations, there's enough blame to go around...
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Emma Stone To Make Broadway Debut In 'Cabaret' This November

August 20th, 2014 1:32pm EDT
Emma Stone To Make Broadway Debut In 'Cabaret' This November
Emma Stone is set to make her Broadway debut in "Cabaret."

The actress, who was rumored to take over for Michelle Williams in the production, has been confirmed to fill the role.

The 25-year-old actress will play showgirl Sally Bowles starting in November, when Williams leaves the role. She'll join the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of the show at Studio 54 in New York City on November 11 and fill the role until February 1, 2015.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" star was supposed to have joined the production earlier this year, but had to drop out because of scheduling conflicts.

Stone ...
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