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‘Superman: Red Son’ asks what if the Man of Steel landed in the Soviet Union?

What would have happened if that strange visitor from another planet had landed in the Soviet Union instead of the US? That’s the premise of “Superman: Red Son,” a provocative new DC Entertainment animated movie adapted from a graphic novel. The “what if” genre has been a popular one in comics, and this latest animated…MORE

‘Mission: Impossible VII’ stops production due to coronavirus outbreak

Production for the upcoming “Mission: Impossible” movie has been put on hold due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. A three-week shoot was set to take place in Venice, Italy, but the country has had a recent surge of coronavirus cases. The epicenter of the outbreak is in northern Italy, and the number of confirmed cases…MORE

Taraji P. Henson pays tribute to Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson is being remembered by the woman who portrayed her in “Hidden Figures.” Actress Taraji P. Henson paid tribute to Johnson, the NASA mathematician whose death at the age of 101 was announced on Monday. Henson posted a black-and-white photo of Johnson on her verified Instagram account, writing in the caption, “Thank you QUEEN…MORE

A ‘Bachelor’ for seniors is headed to ABC

Ok, boomers. “The Bachelor” franchise is about to get bigger. ABC is casting a new version of the show with “seniors looking for love.” The surprise was revealed during Monday’s episode of “The Bachelor,” when the network put out a casting call for people 65 and over. One producer offered more details on Instagram, writing:…MORE

Pete Davidson knew it was ‘over’ with Ariana Grande after Mac Miller died

Pete Davidson dated Ariana Grande right after her breakup with Mac Miller and Davidson now says the rapper’s death factored into their split. In an extensive interview with Charlamagne Tha God, Davidson talked about a few of his high-profile relationships, including his engagement to Grande. The “Saturday Night Live” star and pop singer went public…MORE

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Both Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving “Riverdale” at the end of its current fourth season, a rep for the CW tells CNN. Ulrich played Jughead’s dad (played by Cole Sprouse). He tells CNN in a that while he will miss everyone, it’s time to move on. “I’m incredibly grateful for the friendships I’ve…MORE

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…MORE

Me Too founder hopes Weinstein trial is cathartic for his accusers

The founder of the Me Too movement has said she hopes Harvey Weinstein’s accusers experienced catharsis from his rape trial, and slammed remarks made by the disgraced movie mogul’s defense team as “vile.” Tarana Burke said she had gotten to know some of Weinstein’s accusers over the past several years. Speaking to The Brief’s Bianca…MORE

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…MORE

Vanessa Bryant stands at the center of Kobe Bryant grief

Vanessa Bryant broke hearts Monday. The wife of Kobe Bryant spoke publicly for the first time at the memorial for him and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who were killed along with seven others last month in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Vanessa Bryant eulogized her 41-year-old husband and their daughter with emotional remarks. “God…MORE