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Michael Bay Tapped To Direct Benghazi Political Drama '13 Hours'

October 30th, 2014 11:28am EDT
Michael Bay
"Transformers" director Michael Bay is in negotiations to direct "13 Hours," a Benghazi political drama based on the book by Mitchell Zuckoff.

On Sept. 11, 2012, terrorists attacked the U.S. State Department Special Mission Compound in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and a foreign service worker were killed. During a second assault on a nearby CIA station, two contract workers died.

Chuck Hogan wrote the script for the film, which will center on six members of a security team who tried to defend the people stationed at the compound, according to the Hollywood Repor...
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Sandra Bullock Comes To Rescue Of Film Extra

October 30th, 2014 11:15am EDT
Sandra Bullock Comes To Rescue Of Film Extra
Sandra Bullock went from movie hero to real-life hero when she came to the rescue of a film extra on the set of her current film.

The actress assisted a fellow actress when she collapsed from apparent heat stroke on the New Orleans set of Bullock's current movie, “Our Brand Is Crisis.”

According to Page Six, Bullock gave the woman extra water and fanned her in a shady area until an ambulance arrived. She was surrounded by crew members who assisted the actress as well.

TMZ quoted a bystander about about the incident, "Billy Bob Thornton was also there, but mostly watching. Obviously, wome...
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Slipknot Tops The Billboard 200: This Week in Music

October 30th, 2014 10:31am EDT
Slipknot Tops The Billboard 200: This Week in Music
As prognosticated, popular masked metal band Slipknot debut ‘at the penthouse’ on the Billboard 200 selling 132,000 copies of their latest album, .5: The Gray Chapter. The Gray Chapter is Slipknot’s first new album since 2008, where All Hope Is Gone also landed at the top spot. Of course, like everyone else, Slipknot’s numbers were down – over 100,000 copies down to be exact. Still 132,000 copies is sound in an age where few albums are selling particularly well.

ATL rapper T.I. had a respectable week, selling 80,000 copies of Paperwork. The reason it’s respectable isn’t because of hi...
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Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka To Appear On 'American Horror Story'

October 30th, 2014 10:29am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka To Appear On 'American Horror
Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka will guest star on "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

Harris will play a chameleon salesman on the final two episodes of the season, while Burtka will appear on the season finale alongside Jessica Lange, according to TVLine.com.

Several months ago Harris revealed that he wrote a letter to the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, asking for a role in the popular FX series.

The pair have worked together on "Glee," for which Harris won a 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

It's been a busy year for Harris and he isn't s...
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'The Middle' Season 6, Episode 5 Review: The Weirdest Halloween Yet

October 30th, 2014 10:12am EDT
The Middle
As a sixth season sitcom with a comfortable timeslot, “The Middle” could very easily coast along on doing the same thing over and over. But that is not this show’s m.o. It is allergic to change, and its viewers are better off for its commitment to character development. The important things about “The Middle” stay the same: each Halloween episode is simply named “Halloween” and then “Halloween II” and now “Halloween V”; and holiday episodes continue to be its forte. But the specific elements that make each holiday episode so great are new and exciting each time.

Brick displayed a sudde...
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Ricki Lake Files For Divorce From Husband Christian Evans

October 30th, 2014 9:38am EDT
Ricki Lake Files For Divorce From Husband Christian Evans
Ricki Lake has filed for divorce from her second husband, jewlery designer Christian Evans, citing irreconcilable differences.

The talk show host separated from Evans on Oct. 9, and filed for divorce a week later. Lake reportedly checked the box on her legal paperwork where she would pay spousal support to Evans.

Lake, is a mother to two boys Milo, 17, and Owen, 13.

In 2011, Lake described then-boyfriend Evans as a "normal guy. We met through my best friend. He's a nobody but he's somebody to me. He's everything to me."

The couple eloped in 2012.

During her stint on "Dancing with th...
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Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be

October 30th, 2014 9:30am EDT
Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be
A strange uneven mix of David Lynch and Paul Thomas Anderson, "Force Majeure" is an odd film I just didn’t like. The story seems simple enough – a family vacationing at a ski resort sits down for a meal and looks over to see an avalanche heading straight for them. But instead of shielding and protecting his wife and children, head of household Thomas runs for cover to shamefully save himself. Of course it turns out to be a false alarm, but the damage is done. So the remainder of the film is both wife Ebba trying to make her shallow hubby feel guilty and Thomas simply trying to deny it e...
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'Arrow' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: 10 Shocking Moments from 'The Magician'

October 30th, 2014 9:19am EDT
Arrow - The CW
Who would have thought that killing off a major character on "Arrow" would have these kinds of repercussions?

We lost Sara Lance to a hail of arrow-fire in the season premiere, and since then things have only been getting more intense. By our fourth episode, last night's "The Magician," Oliver & co haven't gotten any closer to actually finding Sara's killer (we've learned it might be Merlyn, but probably not and probably Ra's al Ghul).

It's not a lot. But hey, we've still got nearly a full season to get through, so presumably there's more to learn in the weeks ahead. And besides, "The Ma...
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Suge Knight & Katt Williams Are In Trouble With The Law Again

October 30th, 2014 9:15am EDT
Suge Knight & Katt Williams Arrested For Stealing A Camera
Hip hop star Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams have been arrested for allegedly stealing a paparazzo's camera back in September. On Wednesday, Knight was taken into custody in Las Vegas, Nevada, while Williams was arrested while appearing in court on a separate case. Both have been charged with one count of robbery.

The pair reportedly took a camera belonging to a female photographer after they chased her down in alley in Beverly Hills, Calif. She had taken photos of them after leaving a recording studio, Sgt. Max Subin told the Los Angeles Times.

It took officials a few weeks to bui...
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'American Horror Story Freak Show' Rundown On 'Edward Mordrake Part 2'

October 30th, 2014 8:39am EDT
'American Horror Story Freak Show' Rundown On 'Edward Mordrake P
In just one episode, American Horror Story: Freak Show may have solved most of its biggest problems. The show still has about 5 characters too many to focus on and tends towards shock value over proper plot, but it took a few strides forward in the culmination of the Edward Mordrake saga. Thankfully, the season is finally starting to pull together the pieces of the puzzle, instead of letting characters and plot lines wander all over. Plus no musical number, thank God.

Here’s a rundown on “Edward Mordrake Part 2:”

New Characters to Remember

None. Could the show finally be focusing on the ...
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