Author: Noah King

Florence Pugh and Cillian Murphy were left naked after a surprise tech hitch. The Oppenheimer actors found themselves in a rather compromising position halfway through shooting a sex scene for their Oscar-nominated film. “In the middle of our sex scene, the camera broke. No one knows this, but it did,” Florence revealed during an Oppenheimer discussion panel. “Our camera broke when we were both naked, and it was not ideal timing.” Because the only other camera usable for that particular scene was also being repaired at the time, the actors were forced to wait, naked, until a technician was able…

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It’s been nearly 10 years since Paul Walker died tragically at the age of 40 in a car accident, but his brother Cody is keeping the late actor’s memory alive. As seen in People, Cody Walker and his wife Felicia have named their newborn son Paul, in tribute to the fallen “Fast & Furious” star. Paul Barrett (“Bear”) Walker was born late last month. “This November will mark 10 years since we lost my brother, Paul, and I just felt now was the appropriate time,” Cody Walker told the publication. “My brother, Paul, was Paul William Walker IV and that…

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Jon Hamm is totally jazzed about being a married man. “It’s exciting because it’s all potential,” Hamm said on Tuesday’s episode of iHeartPodcasts’ “Table for Two with Bruce Bozzi,” adding that marriage “is the thing that leads to the next thing of life and that’s what I hope – and it’s the journey and it’s exciting.” Hamm recorded the podcast days prior to his nuptials to actress Anna Osceola, whom he reportedly wed on Saturday in the Big Sur area of the central California coast. Osceola and Hamm met in 2015 when they starred on “Mad Men” together, and were…

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No spoilers here, but you may want to hang around after the credits run for “John Wick: Chapter 4.” That’s because there’s a post credit scene that will have plenty of people talking. Keanu Reeves reprises his role in the famous franchise about a hitman who is forced out of retirement when all he really wants is peace, and at almost 2 hours and 49 minutes, this latest film is the longest yet. Yet, after the credits roll, there is a scene which flows nicely with the themes the films have come to be known and loved for over the…

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The Israel-Hamas war has triggered a growing divide within Hollywood, an institution that’s long had a reputation of being dominated by liberals who share similar political beliefs. Initially, in the wake of the Palestinian militant group Hamas’ attacks on Israel on Oct. 7, many Jewish members of the industry said they felt disillusioned about their peers’ silence. But in recent weeks, those who have been most outspoken in support of Palestinians and against Israel’s military actions in Gaza have begun to be met with professional blowback. After CAA agent Maha Dakhil sparked controversy with a series of posts on Instagram, including one that said:…

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This post contains spoilers from Episode 2 of “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” which debuted today on Netflix. During an ’80s flashback in Mike Flanagan’s new horror series “The Fall of the House of Usher,” two characters have a decidedly contemporary conversation during which they discuss AI being used to write scripts. In Episode 2, “The Masque of the Red Death,” during a scene which is set in 1980, the younger depiction of Roderick Usher (Zach Gilford) and his sister Madeline (Willa Fitzgerald) are speaking about technology. The brilliant and devious Madeline opines…

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Louise Glück, the former US Poet Laureate and 2020 Nobel Prize awardee whose deceptively simple poems revealed visceral truths about love, loss and survival, has died at 80. “Louise Glück’s poetry gives voice to our untrusting but unstillable need for knowledge and connection in an often unreliable world. Her work is immortal,” Jonathan Galassi, Glück’s editor and chairman at the publishing house Farrar, Straus and Giroux, said in a statement provided to CNN Friday afternoon. Glück was one of the most-awarded American poets of her time, earning the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her collection “The Wild Iris,” the National Book Award for Poetry in 2014 for…

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The top 1 percent of Korean singers in terms of income earned an average of 4.62 billion won ($3.4 million) per person in 2021, with their aggregate income accounting for nearly 70 percent of that earned by all singers in the country that year, data showed Saturday. A total of 7,720 singers earned 515.65 billion won combined in 2021, meaning that each singer gained 66.79 million won that year, according to the data compiled by the National Tax Service and presented to Rep. Kang Joon-hyun of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea. Of them, the top 1 percent earners…

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Tony winner KO (Moulin Rouge!, West Side Story) will star in the world premiere of the new musical Siluetas via Philadelphia’s Power Street Theatre. Featuring a book and lyrics by Erlina Ortiz and music and lyrics by Robi Hager, the work will be staged at Temple University in Philadelphia May 31–June 23, 2024. Rebecca Aparicio is directing, with Abel Garriga serving as music director. The show takes place during the 2016 election, centering on the friendship between ex-housewife Dinora and activist-artist Khalilah. Joining KO in the cast will be Angel Alzeidan, Garrick Vaughan, Guillermo Jemmott Jr., Victor Rodriguez Jr., and…

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On the latest episode of ‘Express Delivery: Mongolia Edition’, Cha Tae Hyun received a letter from his wife and quickly shed tears after he started reading it, saying, “I can’t do this.” The letter stated, “I think it’s already been 30 years since we met, dated, and got married. Thank you for always loving me and being nice to me. I’m a little sick these days, so you’re having a hard time taking care of the kids, right? I’m always sorry, but I want to get better quickly and do well.”The actor said, “My wife keeps saying she’s not feeling well these days. There’s a personal…

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