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Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama ‘Greyhound’

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama ‘Greyhound’

“Greyhound” is kind of an odd duck — another World War II tale courtesy of Tom Hanks, who wrote and produced the film through his company in addition to starring in it. Old-fashioned and relatively small in scale, it’s a sturdy if unspectacular depiction of the Battle of the Atlantic, streaming ashore via Apple TV+…MORE

Five arrested in connection with fatal shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say

Five arrested in connection with fatal shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say

Six days after Pop Smoke‘s posthumous album dropped, Los Angeles police announced Thursday that five people, two of them juveniles, had been arrested in connection with the rapper’s February slaying. The Los Angeles Police Department provided few additional details. “LAPD Detectives have arrested three adult males and two juvenile males related to the Feb 19th…MORE

Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’ reimagined in support of UNICEF’s Covid-19 efforts

Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’ reimagined in support of UNICEF’s Covid-19 efforts

Let’s get together and feel all right. According to a UNICEF press release, members of Bob Marley’s family will reimagine the late singer’s iconic anthem “One Love” to support UNICEF’s work “to reimagine a fairer, more just world for children whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.” “Over forty years ago, my father…MORE

‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot with a Black family

“The Wonder Years” is returning with a twist. Famed director Lee Daniels will executive produce and Fred Savage, the star of the original series, will direct a reboot of the hit program — this time built around a Black family, ABC announced Wednesday. The half-hour comedy will focus on how a Black middle-class family in…MORE

‘Batwoman’ has found its new star

‘Batwoman’ has found its new star

Javicia Leslie is the CW’s new Batwoman. The actress, who previously starred in “God Friended Me” on CBS, is set to debut in the iconic role in January 2021. Leslie replaces Ruby Rose, who left the show in May after one season in a shocking move. “I am extremely proud to be the first Black…MORE

Tiffany Haddish has shaved her head — live on Instagram

Tiffany Haddish has shaved her head — live on Instagram

Tiffany Haddish has given fans front-row seats to her big chop after deciding she was ready for a dramatic change. The comedic actress, who has been sporting faux locs during quarantine, shaved her hair off on Tuesday as her followers watched on Instagram Live. During the live stream, Haddish grinned broadly as she grabbed a…MORE

Kanye West says he had coronavirus and no longer supports Trump

Kanye West says he had coronavirus and no longer supports Trump

Kanye West is taking off his MAGA hat. That’s just one of the revelations from a four-hour Forbes interview conducted Tuesday with the rapper/mogul/aspiring politician that was released on Wednesday. West, who has been widely criticized because of his support of President Donald Trump, reportedly told the publication he has lost confidence in the commander…MORE

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