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‘Black Panther’ Star John Kani Says Movie Shows Africa’s True Potential

‘Black Panther’ Star Movie Shows Africa’s Potential If Not for Slavery!!! 1/30/2018 11:03 AM PST EXCLUSIVE The King from “Black Panther” says his Marvel movie is way more than a superhero flick — it’s also going to debunk a bunch of stereotypes about Africa. In other words … school’s in! We got John Kani, who plays King T’Chaka, and asked if he thinks the highly anticipated film will ease racial tensions in America. His answer was, quite frankly, awesome. John also weighed in on fashion. Yes, fashion. Not BP’s, but Bey’s.  He told us Beyonce was channeling the African tradition of getting glammed for any occasion … when she stepped out in all-black at the Grammys. He also thinks she was supporting the ‘BP&#...

Zac Efron Looks Deadly Similar to Ted Bundy on Movie Set

Zac Efron Dead Ringer for Ted Bundy 1/30/2018 9:19 AM PST Zac Efron is getting his Ted Bundy on for his new movie, and is already staring into the eyes of a would-be victim.  Zac was filming a scene Monday in Cincinnati for “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” — which is told from the point of view of Bundy’s gf, Elizabeth Kloepfer, played by Lily Collins. Zac was caressing her for a scene, and considering the subject matter … it looks pretty damn creepy from afar. Check out the above gallery, if you don’t believe us.

Celebrities React to ‘Black Panther’ Premiere: ‘Believe The Hype’

Last night (Jan. 29) was the premiere of the highly anticipated Marvel superhero movie Black Panther, featuring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o, as well as a soundtrack executive produced by Kendrick Lamar. The premiere brought out a ton of stars, who later took to Twitter to praise the superhero movie. The premiere required “royal attire,” and the stars brought their very best to the purple carpet. Take a look at what some celebs had to say about the movie, which hits theaters February 16. #BlackPantherPremiere was — Shout out to @MarvelStudios @Marvel @chadwickboseman , #RyanCoogler & the cast for making another Classic! I knew it was going to be AWESOME!!! #BlackPanther @blackpanther STYLED BY @godarrylgo Custom #KennethNicholson @AraxiLindse...

Chris Pratt Takes On Randy Couture at Famous MMA Gym

Chris Pratt Takes On Randy Couture … At Famous MMA Gym 1/29/2018 3:48 PM PST Breaking News As if us average bros need more reasons to be jealous of Chris Pratt … here he is lockin’ up with UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture at Jay Glazer‘s MMA gym — and holding his own!  So, why didn’t Couture ragdoll the “Guardians” star like an MMA wannabe? 1) Pratt was actually a stud wrestler back in the day, and 2) Pratt says Couture took it “very easy” on him. [embedded content] Fun fact: this was actually a reunion! Chris says Randy coached him at a college wrestling camp 21 years ago, and he still remembers it like it was yesterday.  “He invited teenage me to come up and demonstrate the three throws we’d learned that day … it was ...

James Franco and Girlfriend Do Dinner at the Beach

James Franco I’m Still Winning … In the Girlfriend Dept. 1/29/2018 6:57 AM PST James Franco has been on the outs in Hollywood after several women have accused him of sexual misconduct, but his girlfriend is clearly sticking by his side. Franco and Isabel Pakzad hit up the Soho House Sunday in Malibu on a sunny day — in fact, a blazing hot day. Pakzad also accompanied him to the Screen Actors Guild Awards last week. Franco had been nominated for “The Disaster Artist,” but didn’t win. As you know, he didn’t get nominated for an Oscar. You win some, you lose some. 

Meryl Streep Files Trademark Application for Use of Her Name

Meryl Streep I Want a Monopoly On My Name 1/29/2018 6:23 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Meryl Streep is getting territorial at 68, because she’s just applied for legal protection so no one can use her name to hawk anything entertainment related. Streep filed an application with the U.S. Trademark Office, asking for a monopoly on the use of her name when it comes to entertainment services, including “live, televised, and movie appearances by a professional actress and entertainer.” The application goes on to cover public speaking engagements, autograph signings and websites related to motion pictures. She says in her application her name was first associated with entertainment back in 1975, when she did voice-over work for a movie, “Everybody Rides the Carousel.” Meryl plunk...

‘Baby Driver’ Star Ansel Elgort Sings Karaoke for Friend’s Birthday

Ansel Elgort Baby Does Karaoke … No Earbuds Necessary! 1/28/2018 11:49 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Ansel Elgort practically recreated a scene from his blockbuster film this weekend — except this time, he actually belted out the words … and it was just as charming. The “Baby Driver” star hit up a high school pal’s 23rd karaoke birthday party Saturday night with his GF, Violetta Komyshan, in NYC — where he stepped up for at least a couple songs. [embedded content] Ansel sang along to Khalid‘s “Location” and The Temptations‘ “My Girl” — seemingly trying to channel his inner Baby from the flick … and we gotta say, it’s almost spot-on. It’s a little hard to tell through the group sing-along here, but this...

IBF Champ Errol Spence Says He Hates ‘Rocky’ and We’re Triggered

Errol Spence I Hate ‘Rocky” … The Movie Kinda Sucks 1/28/2018 12:05 AM PST EXCLUSIVE WARNING: THIS POST IS FULL OF BLASPHEMY. IBF Welterweight Errol Spence — one of the most feared boxers on Earth — is about to do what no fighter has ever done before … straight HATE on the best movie of all time, “Rocky.” Most people think Spence is up next to be the Floyd Mayweather-type, huge deal boxing star, so when we got him out in NYC, we wanted to get to know the slugger a little better. We asked Spence what he thought the worst boxing movie of all time was, and he opted to let films like “Grudge Match,” and “Play It To The Bone” off the hook and indict the holy grail of sports films. “I didn’t like Rocky, it was to...

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Mom Lainie Kazan Cuts Deal in Shoplifting Case

‘Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Mom Cuts Deal in Shoplifting Case 1/27/2018 12:30 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Lainie Kazan‘s not going to jail for pulling the ol’ five-finger discount at a supermarket, but she will have to attend a support group for petty thieves. The L.A. City Attorney tells TMZ the mom from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” has accepted an offer to participate in the Neighborhood Justice Program. Attendees discuss their crimes and take responsibility … instead of going to court or pleading guilty. We broke the story … Kazan was busted for petty theft at a Gelson’s on Christmas Eve. The store claimed she had stolen before. Her lawyer told us the arrest was a misunderstanding, because Gelson’s didn’t give her a chance to pay for her ...

‘Mighty Ducks’ Actor Aaron Schwartz Wants in On TV Reboot

‘Mighty Ducks’ Star Wants in on TV Reboot … Don’t Duck Me!!! 1/27/2018 12:20 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Aaron Schwartz — whose first acting role was playing Dave Karp in “The Mighty Ducks” way back in 1992 — is stoked the Quack Attack is coming back, and says he wants a piece of the action. Aaron tells TMZ he’s been in contact with some people involved with bringing the ‘Ducks’ back, and now that it’s reportedly green-lit for a TV series reboot … he’s holding out hope he can play a part. As for who should play the new group of young, misfit hockey players … Schwartz has a suggestion that shouldn’t seem too strange. Oh and by the way, Aaron is ripped now … so he could definitely hold his own on the i...

UFC’s Tyron Woodley: ‘Lots’ of Big Celebs Are on Steroids, But Not Mark Wahlberg!

UFC’s Tyron Woodley ‘Lots’ of Big Celebs Are on Steroids … But Not Mark Wahlberg! 1/26/2018 3:59 PM PST EXCLUSIVE [embedded content] Mark Wahlberg might not be on ‘roids, but there are a TON of Hollywood movie stars who are … some of the biggest names in town, this according to Tyron Woodley.  The UFC champ — who’s also appeared in a bunch of big movies — opened up about Hollywood’s steroid habit on “The Hollywood Beatdown” after Wahlberg was called out by a PED kingpin … revealing that he’s met “lots of big-name, A-list actors that are openly on steroids.” But Tyron says he does NOT think Marky Mark is one of Tinseltown’s PED pumpers … and even if he is, explains why he shouldnR...

Natalie Portman Joins Pop Star Drama ‘Vox Lux,’ With Music by Sia

The Brady Corbet film also stars Jude Law. Natalie Portman has boarded the music drama Vox Lux from director Brady Corbet, taking on the lead role of Celeste, it was announced Friday (Jan. 26). Portman replaces Rooney Mara, who was earlier attached to play a pop star in Corbet’s 15-year odyssey that takes place from 1999 to present day as it tracks the rise of singer Celeste to superstardom. Jude Law is also attached as a lead. Bold Films and Andrew Lauren Productions will finance and produce Vox Lux. Singer/songwriter Sia will provide original songs for the film’s soundtrack, while Vox Lux is shot in 65mm large format and will be screened in 70mm. Start of production is set for Feb. 1 in New York City. Portman is also in negotiations to star in Pale Blue Dot, an astronaut dram...