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'Greed, Betrayal, Sexual Intrigue And Rivalry' Are Coming To Netflix In 'Marco Polo

October 29th, 2014 10:26pm EDT
Marco Polo
The first teaser for the highly anticipated Netflix original series Marco Polo has arrived, and the show promises "a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry."

"Marco, the blood of an adventurer courses through your veins," the title character (Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy) is told at the beginning of the trailer for the series, which is set in the 13th century as Marco Polo explores China and the Far East and visits the court of Kublai Khan.

The 10-episode first season stars Richelmy opposite Zhu Zhu, who plays his love interest Kokachin; Benedict Wong, Joan Chen...
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Marvel Defends Decision Not To Make Black Widow Movie

October 29th, 2014 7:57pm EDT
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During Marvel Studios' big reveal of it's movie release schedule for the next five years on Tuesday, studio head Kevin Feige explained to attendees at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles why fan favorite character Black Widow won't be getting her own film.

Release dates for eight new Marvel films were announced, one of which will be split into two parts a la "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," including "Black Panther," "Doctor Strange," "Inhumans" and a number of sequels to existing franchises, but the ex-KGB assassin, played by Scarlett Johansson, was noticably absent.

"It's about brin...
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Katie Holmes Talks Life After Tom Cruise: 'I Don't Have Any Fear Now'

October 29th, 2014 6:49pm EDT
Katie Holmes People magazine
Katie Holmes has kept quiet during the two years following the abrupt end of her five-year marriage to Tom Cruise, and now she's finally opened up about it.

The actress, 35, tells the latest issue of People magazine that while her devotion to the couple's eight-year-old daughter Suri is her top priority now, she's still working on getting past her past and reclaiming her career.

"I don't want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am," Holmes says. "I don't want that to be what I'm known as. I was an actor before, an actor during and an actor now."

Katie adds that she's more re...
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Johnny Cash's Musician Son John Carter Cash Arrested In Canada Airport For Taking Clothes Off

October 29th, 2014 5:49pm EDT
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Late country singer Johnny Cash's son was arrested at an airport in Canada on Monday.

John Carter Cash, 44, the son of Johnny and second wife June Carter, was taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after he caused a disturbance by taking his clothes off at the Deer Lake airport in Newfoundland after missing his flight.

Cash, who stripped down to his underwear, was intoxicated and upset that he had missed his return flight following a hunting tirp.

Airport security guards were able to get Cash to put his clothing back on before the RCMP officers arrived, who releas...
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10 Actresses Who Would Be Perfect As 'Captain Marvel'

October 29th, 2014 5:12pm EDT
10 Actresses Who Would Be Perfect As 'Captain Marvel'
Marvel announced a whole slate of new movies coming out between now and 2019 on Tuesday, and one of them will be the studio's first feature superhero film with a female lead.

"Captain Marvel" will focus on character Carol Danvers, the seventh to take the mantle after originally being known as Ms. Marvel.

Danvers, who was officially given the title in a 2012 comic, is one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. For starters, she's a highly intelligent former Air Force pilot and really good at spying. She ends up working in the C.I.A. and then with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jacks...
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'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity War' Anchor Marvel's Movie Release Schedule Through 2019

October 29th, 2014 2:09am EDT
'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity
Marvel announced its upcoming feature film schedule for the next five years during a special event at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater on Tuesday.

The movie studio debuted the names and release dates for nine films, which puts 11 on the schedule if you count 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (5/1) and "Ant-Man" (7/17).

"When we have information we want to reveal, we reveal it," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told fans and members of the media on stage at the El Capitan Theatre. "Sometimes that's in a press release, sometimes that's in San Diego Comic-Con -- if everything comes together wel...
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Judge Extends Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold For An Additional 30 Days

October 28th, 2014 9:57pm EDT
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Doctors at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California say that troubled actress Amanda Bynes will remain in their care for at least another month.

The actress has been ruled unfit for release following a 5150 hold, which is a mandatory 72-hour detainment for psychiatric evaluation, and then a subsequent 5250 hold, which carries with it an additional involuntary two week treatment period. In both cases patients must meet the criteria that there is imminent danger to either themselves or others.

Bynes has been held since October 10 and is too ill to take care of herself, according to TMZ;...
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Police Say They Can't Do Anything About Mama June's Child Molester Boyfriend

October 28th, 2014 7:59pm EDT
Mama June
Police in Dekalb County, Georgia, say they've received numerous complaints about "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June Shannon dating a reformed child molester, but there's nothing they can do about it.

The reality star was spotted with ex-boyfriend Mark McDaniel, who was released from prison earlier this year after spending a decade there for molesting an eight-year-old girl. The girl, who he forced to perform a sex act on him, turned out to be June's oldest daughter Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell (nee Shannon), now 20.

Mama June had dated McDaniel prior to his arrest, trial and convictio...
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George R.R. Martin Releases New 'Ice And Fire' Book, But Not The One You Really Wanted

October 28th, 2014 7:41pm EDT
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George R.R. Martin's new book has finally arrived in bookstores.

Unfortunately it's not the one that fans of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" saga were hoping for.

Martin co-authored "The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of Thrones" with Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson, who founded the fan site Westeros.org. The 336 page book features not only an account of the past events leading up to his series, on which hit HBO show Game of Thrones is based, but it also features a wealth of lavish illustrations, family trees and maps.

The author gave a 90-minute ...
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Taylor Kitsch Confirms He's In Second Season Of 'True Detective'

October 28th, 2014 7:31pm EDT
Taylor Kitsch Confirms He's In Second Season Of 'True Detective'
"Friday Night Lights" star Taylor Kitsch has confirmed that he'll be joining Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell for the second season of HBO's True Detective.

During an interview with Adweek.com, Kitch said he's itching to get started on the series and that he took the past year off to keep his schedule free because he really wanted the part.

"I can't f---ing wait to hit camera," he said. "So I'm excited. I loved that first season of it so much. It's just unlike anything I've seen in, you know, I don't know when.

"And it was so grounded. It could really happen. This is very similar, and I lo...
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