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Netflix To Release First Original Film, A Sequel To 'Crouching Tiger'

September 30th, 2014 8:33am EDT
Netflix To Release First Original Film, A Sequel To 'Crouching T
Netflix is partnering with the Weinstein Company to release its first original movie - a sequel to martial arts film "Crouching Dragon, Hidden Dragon."

The original, directed by Ang Lee, grossed over $213 million worldwide following its release in 2000, and rumors about a follow-up began surfacing in 2013.

The sequel will be the first major motion picture to debut on Netflix. It will also be released in several Imax theaters, according to the New York Times.

According to the press release, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend echoes the themes of the original movie, but tell...
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Check Out National Geographic's New Series 'Live Free Or Die' Tonight

September 30th, 2014 5:54am EDT
Check Out National Geographic's New Series 'Live Free Or Die' To
While most people today are immersed in technology, making money, and the daily grind, there are those who refuse to live like everyone else and instead opt to go off the grid and live day by day.

The new National Geographic series "Live Free Or Die" centers on five individuals who choose to live in the backwoods and swamps of America without the constraints of modern day technology and conveniences. They choose to follow a primitive lifestyle without electricity, running water or the internet.

All they have is their intuition to survive.

In one segment, a couple talks about how they g...
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Beyonce Has Brief Wardrobe Malfunction At Global Citizen Festival

September 29th, 2014 12:40pm EDT
Beyonce Has Brief Wardrobe Malfunction At Global Citizen Festiva
Beyonce had a quick wardrobe malfunction while performing alongside husband Jay Z at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City on Saturday.

Queen B's white blouse popped open during their performance of "Holy Grail," revealing a flesh-colored bra underneath.

The incident happened in the blink of an eye, but keen fans were able to capture the moment and post photos and video clips of it online.

Beyonce surprised fans by joining her husband on stage at the festival, which was organized to fight poverty.

The couple recently wrapped up their joint "On The Run" tour. It ended with a perfo...
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Chris Brown's Mom & Girlfriend Worry About The Star's Gang Ties

September 29th, 2014 9:58am EDT
Chris Brown's Mom & Girlfriend Worry About The Star's Gang Ties
Chris Brown's mother and his girlfriend Karrueche Tran are so worried about the hip hop star's gang affiliation that they have contacted his therapist to intervene.

The singer's family fears that Brown is putting his safety at risk as well as compromising his career, sources told TMZ.com.

The Los Angeles Police Department has already advised club owners in Los Angeles to ban Brown and his entourage because violence often ensues when they are around.

Brown's family thinks the star is unaware how dangerous his association with the Bloods is and that his life is in jeopardy.

Earlier this m...
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Drunk Driver Rear Ends Jennifer Lopez & Leah Remini

September 29th, 2014 9:07am EDT
Drunk Driver Rear Ends Jennifer Lopez & Leah Remini
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini escaped injury over the weekend after the car they were driving in was struck by an alleged drunk driver on California's Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

Lopez was at the wheel of her brand new car with her celebrity pal and their children when they stopped at a red light and another motorist hit them from behind.

The singer/actress detailed the incident on Instagram, writing: "Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!! Thank god everyone ok!!! #GRATEFUL #THANKYOUGOD #DontdrinkandDrive!!!! #cursedthatfoolout ...
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Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer' Debuts At Number One

September 29th, 2014 8:24am EDT
The Equalizer
"The Equalizer" easily took the top spot at the weekend box office, making $35 million in ticket sales.

The film, starring Denzel Washington, centers on McCall, a man who attempts to put his mysterious past behind him and live a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young woman controlled by a group of violent Russian gangsters, McCall decides to help her. If someone has a problem and the odds are stacked against them, McCall will step in. He is The Equalizer.

"The Equalizer" is the third best opening of Washington's career, followed by "American Gangster" and "...
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Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Clooney!

September 27th, 2014 7:06pm EDT
George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin Marry In Venice
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin tied the knot today in Venice, Italy. The actor, 53, and the British human rights attorney, 36, wed at the Aman Canal Grande. Journalist and former mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni, officiated the ceremony.

The actor's rep confirmed to People: "George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married today in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy."

The event was a star-studded event and included Clooney's "Ocean's Eleven" co-star Matt Damon, US singer Bono, actress Ellen Barkin, actor John Krasinski, actress Emily Blunt, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Clooney's best pal ...
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Chelsea Clinton Welcomes Daughter Charlotte

September 27th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
Chelsea Clinton
Chelsea Clinton is a first-time mom. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and potential presidential nominee Hillary Clinton welcomed daughter Charlotte on Friday.

Chelsea revealed the news on Twitter:

Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) September 27, 2014

The former First Daughter announced she and husband Mar Mezvinsky were expecting back in April.

In August, Chelsea announced she was quitting her correspondent job at NBC. She wrote on Facebook: "To cont...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Mourns Death Of Mom Elsie, A Role Model & Ball Buster

September 27th, 2014 3:53pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.'s mother Elsie died on Monday at the age of 80, and the actor made a heartfelt tribute to her on Facebook on Friday.

Downey, Jr. revealed details about his mother's life. She battled alcoholism in the 1970s but got sober and later inspired the actor to get clean. Elsie also suffered from heart disease and endured a number of health problems this year.

The actor wrote, "My mom passed away early this week... I wanna say something about her life, and a generic 'obit' won't suffice... While I strived to have the kind of success that eluded her, my own addiction repeatedly fo...
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Vanessa Williams Reveals Engagement News

September 27th, 2014 1:43pm EDT
Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams is engaged. The actress/singer revealed the news during a pre-taped interview on "The Queen Latifah Show."

During a Q&A with her "Trip to Bountiful" co-stars, Queen Latifah pointed out: "Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation with you ladies and gents, but I am blinded by the light coming from that bling ring on your finger."

Williams answered, "Oh sorry, darling. I got engaged. I have had a lot of good things happen... I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, I just got engaged a couple of weeks ago. It has been a lot of blessings."

The interview w...
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