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The Rock’s Black Adam Box Office Damage Control Is Embarrassing

Image: Warner Bros. A few days after Variety reported that the Dwayne Johnson– joints Black Adam was looking like it was going to fail to return much of a profit—if any—Deadline has come out with a piece stating that the Variety article is wrong, actually, and Black Adam is doing just fine in the box …

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Charlize Theron joined Arrested Development to save her career

Charlize TheronPhoto: Jon Kopaloff (Getty Images) Charlize Theron knew her appearance on the sitcom Arrested Development would seem like a surprising choice. After all, the actor had recently won an Oscar for her performance in the 2003 drama Pattern, and a guest spot on a network sitcom might seem like a step-down. Still, she knew …

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Jennifer Lawrence draws criticism over comments about female action heroes

CNN — Jennifer Lawrence shared her thoughts on the history of female-led action movies in a new interview, but the “Hunger Games” star is getting some flack for not quite getting it right. The Oscar winner spoke with fellow actress Viola Davis in an interview for Variety published on Wednesday, in which she mused on …

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A film review of Brendan Fraser in Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale

Brendan Fraser in The WhaleImage: Courtesy of A24 One of the most compelling stories this awards season has been Brendan Fraser’s big-screen comeback. Nary a day goes by without a story about a standing ovation he received at some film festival or a magazine interview where he revealed something personal and poignant. Fraser was a …

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Brendan Fraser starved himself filming ‘George of the Jungle’: ‘My brain was misfiring’

Actor Brendan Fraser revealed the drastic lengths he went to in a desperate bid to achieve his ideal appearance for his role in “George of the Jungle.” The actor, 54, spoke to Adam Sandler as part of Variety’s “Actors On Actors” series, where he opened up about the effect of starving himself during the filming …

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