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Netflix popping up with its own branded popcorn line

Netflix Netflix already has millions of people worldwide on their couches, so they might as well bring the snacks.  That’s apparently the idea behind Netflix Now Popping, a new ready-to-eat collab with the company Popcorn Indiana.  The streamer’s latest co-production — with flavors like Cult Classic Kettle Corn, Swoonworthy Cinnamon Kettle Corn, Black and White Fudge Drizzle, White Cheddar, Himalayan …

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‘Yellowstone’ returns on Nov. 10

Paramount Network Paramount Network announced Thursday that Yellowstone will finally return to TV on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. ET. The new episodes of the top-ranking TV drama will kick off the second half of the series’ fifth and final season. “The wait is over,” a voice-over says in a teaser showing the red-hot, now-iconic brand of the Dutton’s ranch, …

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Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, RuPaul, Anthony Anderson to sub for Jimmy Kimmel this summer

ABC/Jeff Lipsky The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and that means Jimmy Kimmel has rung up his celebrity pals to cover for him at Jimmy Kimmel Live. To that end, ABC has announced Deadpool & Wolverine stars Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman will host the late night show, as will Martin Short, Anthony Anderson, Kumail Nanjiani, …

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Donald Sutherland, star of ‘M*A*S*H*’, ‘Klute’, ‘Hunger Games’, dead at 88

Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images Donald Sutherland, who spent decades on the big screen in acclaimed films like M*A*S*H* and Klute, has died. He was 88. His son Kiefer Sutherland confirmed the news “with a heavy heart” via his Instagram. To a throwback photo of himself as a child with his famous dad, Kiefer called Donald “one of the most important actors …

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‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ swings onto digital July 9

20th Century Studios After a successful theatrical run, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will be swinging onto digital platforms on July 9.  The film will come to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on Aug. 27.  The 4K Ultra HD package of director Wes Ball‘s action epic comes packed with more than three hours of supplemental content, like behind-the-scenes featurettes and …

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In Max’s new tease for ‘The Penguin’, Colin Farrell’s rise to power in Gotham City faces a new queenpin

Max Max has dropped an action-packed new tease for The Penguin, director Matt Reeves‘ small-screen spin-off to his hit The Batman. The new footage depicts Gotham City after the climax of the last film: The city remains flooded from The Riddler’s last gag and, like New Orleans post-Katrina, it’s dangerous. Colin Farrell‘s Oswald “Ozzy” Cobblepot aka Penguin laments the state …

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Ian McKellen pulls out of final three performances of ‘Player Kings’ following stage fall, will join national tour

Dave Benett/Getty Images While Ian McKellen is expected to make a full recovery from injuries sustained in a fall from the stage during a West End performance on Monday, the 85-year-old actor won’t be back in time to finish out his run. However, he will be back in action for a national tour in July. The legendary actor, who played …

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In Brief: ‘Spaceballs’ sequel; ‘Bridgerton’ dominates, and more

Viewers can’t get enough of Bridgerton. The Shonda Rhimes Netflix series is back at the top of Netflix’s top 10, following the release of part two of season 3 on June 13. According to Netflix, the show’s final four episodes took in 28 million views within their first four days of availability … Spaceballs is getting a sequel, The Hollywood …

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Kevin Costner addresses rumors that he’s dating Jewel

Cindy Ord/Getty Images — MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty Images Kevin Costner is clearing up rumors around his dating life, specifically addressing a rumor making recent headlines that he was dating singer Jewel. The Yellowstone and Horizon: An American Saga star denied a romantic relationship to The Howard Stern Show this week. “Jewel and I are friends. We’ve never gone out …

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Ore-Ida celebrating 20th anniversary of ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ with Tater Tot-protecting pants

Ore-Ida In celebration of the cult classic turning 20 — and some memorable product placement therein — Ore-Ida has created Napoleon Dynamite-inspired pants to protect your precious Tater Tots. In the film, Jon Heder‘s tumbleweed-headed hero smuggles some of his Tots into class via a zippered pocket in his pants, only for his jealous bully Randy to smash them with …

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