'Galavant' Star Vinnie Jones: 'I Wanted To Get Back To Comedy'

January 25th, 2015 12:10pm EST
'Galavant' Star Vinnie Jones: 'I Wanted To Get Back To Comedy'
Hollywood audiences know Vinnie Jones for being the tough guy in films like X-Men: The Last Stand and The Condemned. So it's been a pleasant surprise to see him hamming it up as royal henchman Gareth on ABC's Galavant. And the role isn't as far afield for him as you might think.

"I wanted to get back to comedy," he told us in an interview on Friday. "I love comedy, I just love it, and I wanted to get back to it. I think that's what I'm best at [and] that's what I enjoy more."

Vinnie actually became a household name on the lighter side of film, when he was cast in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock...
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'Saturday Night Live' Season 40, Episode 12 Recap: Blake Shelton

January 25th, 2015 11:20am EST
Saturday Night Live
The last time a male country music star hosted “SNL,” the results were a lot more interesting. The thing is, Tim McGraw has much more acting experience than Blake Shelton, and thus he was a lot more comfortable branching out home from his country persona than Shelton was in this episode. “The Voice” judge mostly stuck to variations of himself or generic roles. This was fine for ensuring a show that ran smoothly, but it also prevented his appearance from being a truly memorable one.

Inside the NFL – This take on the New England Patriots deflated ball scandal made the weird decision of ...
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Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna's Shock Music Industry With 'FourFiveSeconds'

January 25th, 2015 10:47am EST
Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna's Shock Music Industry With
Just three weeks after Kanye West and Paul McCartney released a track titled "Only One," the surprising music duo team has released a new tune.

The twosome have teamed up with Rihanna for the track "FourFiveSeconds."

The song is available on RihannaNow.com.

The rapper previewed a snipped of "FourFiveSeconds" at the IHeartRadio Summit music industry event in Los Angeles, where the long-winded rapper ranted onstage for a full 45-minute, stream-of-consciousness speech about his "responsibility to innovate."

West then played "FourFiveSeconds" straight off his computer, slammed his laptop sh...
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Radio And TV Pioneer Joe Franklin Dead At 88

January 25th, 2015 9:47am EST
Radio And TV Pioneer Joe Franklin Dead At 88
Radio and television pioneer Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.

"Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," said friend and former produver Steve Garrin. "The last two weeks were the first time he ever missed a broadcast in over 60 years."

Franklin was a mainstay of late-night radio and TV in New York City. Most recently he worked at WJZ, WOR, and the Bloomberg Radio Network.

The entertainer was "the pioneer of the modern TV Talk Show Format," according to his website which says he interviewed more than 300,000 guests such as Woody Allen, Dustin Hoffman, Lou Giordano, Barbara ...
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'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Trust' - Won't Get Framed Again

January 25th, 2015 9:15am EST
'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Trust' - Won't Get
Frank Martin gets framed for a lot of things. Last season, he was a suspected terrorist after he got duped into carrying a bomb, and this week he's the prime person of interest in the disappearance of a former client. It just goes to show you that the life of a transporter has a certain number of recurring concerns. Yet even on the second try, Transporter: The Series can't quite get this one to work at full speed.

You see, nine months ago, Frank was in Toronto - on a motorcycle, which is a change of pace for him - taking a very long drive to help the girlfriend of a corporate CEO escape hi...
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J. Lo Dishes On Motherhood & Men In The New People

January 25th, 2015 9:00am EST
Jennifer Lopez People Magazine
Jennifer Lopez invites PEOPLE into her Los Angeles home and opens up about her six-year-old twins, Emme and Max, why she's a "work in progress," and how she faced her ultimate fear - "I was terrified of being alone" -- in this week's cover story.

Lopez, 45, admits that when it comes to love, patience hasn't been her strength.

"I always found my comfort in another person," "The Boy Next Door" star tells PEOPLE.

Three marriages and a breakup with dancer Beau "Casper" Smart last spring have taught her, the hard way, to be all right with being alone.

But Max and Emme come first, and for all...
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Blake Shelton Calls Himself 'The Justin Bieber Of Country Music' [Watch]

January 25th, 2015 7:58am EST
Blake Shelton Calls Himself 'The Justin Bieber Of Country Music'
Blake Shelton took over hosting duties on "Saturday Night Live" and quickly set himself apart from the pack of other country superstar hosts such as Taylor Swift and Dolly Parton.

"The Voice" stated in his opening monologue.

"Yes I have been drinking. For those of you that don't know my work I am kinda like the Justin Bieber of country music. Just a trouble-making cutie," he said.

"I have to say that I do feel like a fish out of water here in New York City as everything is so fancy. The only comedy show I watched growing up was 'Hee Haw,'" Shelton explained.

Shelton then threw an improp...
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Happy Birthday!

January 25th, 2015 7:00am EST
Alicia Keys
Happy Birthday to:

Singer/pianist Alicia Keys (1981)

Actress Shawna Waldron (1982)

Actor Charlie Bewley (1981)

Actress Christine Lakin (1979)

The L Word actress Mia Kirshner (1976)

Actress Ana Ortiz (1971)

Actress Dinah Manoff (1958)

Actress Jenifer Lewis (1957)

ActorWhit Stillman (1952)

Actor John Terry (1950)

Actress Leigh Taylor-Young (1945)

Director Tobe Hooper (1943)

R&B singer Etta James (1938)
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Who Will Replace Tom Hardy In 'Suicide Squad'?

January 24th, 2015 5:25pm EST
Joel Edgerton & Jon Bernthal Eyed For 'Suicide Squad' Role
Australian actor Joel Edgerton and "The Walking Dead" star Jon Bernthal are being considered to replace Tom Hardy in "Suicide Squad."

Hardy dropped out of the project earlier this month, and Jake Gyllenhaal also quit talks to take on the role of Rick Flag.

Warner Bros. executives are now considering Edgerton and Bernthal as possible replacements, according to CinemaBlend.com.

The film is being directed by David Ayer, who worked with Bernthal on WWII movie "Fury." Other stars include Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne. "True Blood" star Joe Manganiel...
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See Why The Black Keys Axed Their European Tour

January 24th, 2015 3:19pm EST
The Black Keys
The Black Keys have canceled their entire European tour. Their drummer, Patrick Carney, dislocated his shoulder while on vacation earlier this month and needs to recover.

The rocker was hospitalized in St. Barths after a strong wave made him hit the ocean floor while he was swimming. He joked about the incident at the time, writing on Instagram: "Tune into my new lifetime (network) movie. 'Dislocated shoulder' airing right now."

However, Carney is still not healed, forcing the band to axe their tour. The Black Keys said in a statement: "We are very sorry to have to cancel our upcoming pe...
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