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Minecraft movie now building toward 2022 release, lays down new plot

Remember when the Minecraft movie was supposed to come out in May 2019? Crazy. But while things have seemed dormant on that front, Warner Bros. and game developer Mojang have been quietly laying groundwork for what has now been scheduled for 2022. Mojang announced Tuesday that the Minecraft film...

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Avengers: Endgame directors urge fans to help silence spoilers

The Endgame is almost upon us — but the team behind the film are asking fans to keep quiet just a little bit longer. Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo posted a letter on Twitter on Tuesday, asking moviegoers to help protect the film’s spoilers. Addressed to “the greatest...

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Jeremy Pope is Broadway's MVP this season, and that's an amazing thing

It’s been a remarkable year so far for Jeremy Pope. The 26-year-old actor made his resounding Broadway debut to kick off 2019 with the Jan. 8 opening of Choir Boy, written by Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight). But there was no time for Pope to take in the life-changing energy and...

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Acclaimed science fiction author Gene Wolfe dies at 87

Science fiction literature lost one of its leading lights this week. Gene Wolfe, the author of such acclaimed books as The Fifth Head of Cerberus and The Book of the New Sun, died Sunday at age 87, “after his long battle with heart disease,” according to his publisher, Tor Books. Since none of...

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Mary J. Blige and Nas announce co-headlining summer tour

Two hip-hop legends are coming together. Mary J. Blige and Nas announced a co-headlining tour for this summer, set to kick off July 11 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The tour will run through September and feature stops in 22 cities, including Atlanta, Detroit, St. Louis, and San Francisco. Blige will...

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New Avengers: Endgame teaser goes back to where it all began

With theories about time travel littering the Marvel Reddit boards, it’s appropriate that the latest teaser for Avengers: Endgame takes us back to the very beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to see how it all formed. With Endgame, a story that plays out across 22 films beginning with the...

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Stephen Colbert joins Paul Simon for rousing rendition of 'That Was Your Mother'

Paul Simon got some unexpected help when he made a triumphant return to late night on Monday. The singer performed “That Was Your Mother” on The Late Show, and was joined by host Stephen Colbert himself. Colbert introduced Simon as “one of my favorite artists,” with an instrument slung over...

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See Taissa Farmiga in creepy trailer for We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Adapted from Shirley Jackson’s 1962 mystery novel, We Have Always Lived in the Castle (out May 17) stars Taissa Farmiga as Merricat Blackwood, who lives with her sister Constance (Alexandra Daddario) and her Uncle Julian (Crispin Glover). The trio are survivors of an arsenic poisoning that killed...

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Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco join In The Heights cast

Here’s something you didn’t know… On Tuesday, Lin-Manuel Miranda announced some more big names joining the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of his first Broadway show, In The Heights. Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz has been cast in the role of salon worker Carla, while Rent‘s...

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The worst kept secret from Scotland has finally been made official: Outlander has begun production on season 5. Filming begins this week on the next 12 episodes that will be based on The Fiery Cross, the fifth book in Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling series. The story will continue in colonial...

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Child's Play remake finally reveals first look at new Chucky

That terrorizing tyke Chucky has so far stayed in the background for most of the promotional campaign for the new Child’s Play (out June 21). But a new image finally shows off the flame-haired, knife-wielding killer doll in all his flame-haired, knife-wielding “glory.” It has also been...

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Exclusive: Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed team for activist novel Yes No Maybe So

Two of your YA faves are teaming up. EW can exclusively announce that Becky Albertalli (Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the basis for Love, Simon) has partnered up with Aisha Saeed (Amal Unbound) for a novel to publish early next year: Yes No Maybe So. Yes No Maybe So is a story about love,...

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10 All That sketches that really were all that

Ready yet, get set — it’s Aaaall That! The Nickelodeon sketch comedy show, which aired for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2005, celebrates its 25th anniversary Tuesday. Essentially a ’90s kids’ version of Saturday Night Live, All That spawned a variety of spin-offs and launched the careers of Kenan...

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#Malex heads off on a road trip in exclusive Roswell, New Mexico clip

The situation is getting a little out of hand down in Roswell, New Mexico. After weeks of wondering who was really behind the murder of Rosa (Amber Midthunder) and her two friends, we finally learned who the real villain was in last week’s episode. *Stop reading here if you’re behind; spoilers...

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Tattooist of Auschwitz author Heather Morris on why it's time for Cilka's Journey

After delivering one of last year’s biggest best-sellers with The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris is ready to reveal Cilka’s Journey as a follow-up. The New Zealand-born author recreated the experiences of Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew who survived the Holocaust as a prisoner and served...

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Cher and Jimmy Fallon lip sync to random people singing 'Believe' at karaoke

The Tonight Show crew are always thinking up some new bit for Jimmy Fallon to test drive. This time, they’ve come up with a new spin to the lip sync concept. With Cher on Monday’s show, Fallon and the music icon lip synced to her 1998 hit “Believe,” but instead of a professional recording,...

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The Voice recap: The cross battles are actually kinda fun

When The Voice announced it would be shaking things up this season with an all-new live round series called the cross battles, it was very much a shrug situation. How different from the knockouts could it really be, anyway? Putting one team’s contestant against another’s for America’s vote?...

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E.L. James' The Mister is so much worse than Fifty Shades: EW review

Thanks to the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon, E.L. James has become synonymous with generically titillating BDSM, a style that could be described as “domination for beginners.” That the author has written a new book called The Mister should give anyone familiar with her work a pretty clear idea...

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What to Watch on Tuesday: Dax Shepard and Lake Bell in Bless This Mess, and binge The Last O.G.

We know TV has a lot to offer, be it network, cable, premium channels, or streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook Watch, and elsewhere. So EW is here to help, guiding you every single day to the things that should be on your radar. Check out our...

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‘Arrow’ recap: Felicity, Dinah, and Sara team up to save Laurel’s soul

A member of Team Arrow made its long-awaited return in tonight’s Birds of Prey-inspired episode, “Lost Canary.” Of course, I’m talking about our beloved salmon ladder, which achieved series regular status in Arrow’s first couple of years. Let me tell you, I screamed the moment we saw Sara...

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