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Pedro Pascal to lead cast of ‘Star Wars’ series

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“Narcos” and “Game of Thrones” star Pedro Pascal is to play the lead in upcoming “Star Wars” TV series “The Mandalorian,” Disney said Wednesday, as it builds on the beloved and profitable science fiction franchise. Penned and produced by Marvel mainstay Jon Favreau, the live-action show will follow Pascal’s lone gunfighter, making his way in the outer reaches of the galaxy after the fall of the Empire. “We’re having a great time working with this incredibly talented group and excited for everyone to see what we’re up to,” said Favreau,Read More


Soccer star Raheem Sterling accuses U.K. newspapers of fueling racism

Raheem Sterling

The Associated Press Published Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:02AM EST Last Updated Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:28AM EST MANCHESTER, England — British newspapers are helping to “fuel racism” with their portrayal of black footballers, Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling said Sunday as police investigate whether he was racially abused during a Premier League match at Chelsea. Two screenshots were posted on Sterling’s Instagram account highlighting contrasting coverage of young City teammates buying properties. When Tosin Adarabioyo bought a house the headline in January called it a “mansion” and highlighted thatRead More


Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese are extending their collaborative partnership to a sixth feature film. Leonardo DiCaprio has accepted the starring role in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” one of Martin Scorsese’s upcoming projects. DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, was already on board. The movie is based on a best-selling non-fiction book of the same name, which itself is based on one of the early cases investigated by a newly-formed FBI in 1920s south central USA. Leonardo DiCaprio co-starred in Martin Scorsese’s 2002 historical metropolitan epic “Gangs ofRead More


Raptors’ new star Leonard looking forward to playing first real game in 9 months

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard

TORONTO — When Kawhi Leonard stepped off the court on Jan. 13, his bizarre final season with the San Antonio Spurs was already done after only nine games. It’s been nine months since one of the NBA’s biggest stars has been in a real game. Leonard has missed playing basketball. “Everything — bad calls, missing shots, making shots, winning games, high fives with teammates and just being competitive out there,” the 27-year-old said Tuesday. “Just (missed) everything, I love the game.” Leonard, back in action after a quad injury scuttledRead More


Game of Thrones star turning heads up-island

Game of Thrones star turning heads up-island

Whether you know him as Khal Drogo or Aquaman, actor Jason Momoa is quickly winning over locals while filming a series in Campbell River. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


MMA star Conor McGregor makes long-awaited cage return at UFC 229

Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS — The last time Conor McGregor was in a UFC cage, he was merely the biggest star in the history of mixed martial arts. In the 23 months since, the loquacious Irishman has become exponentially richer and much more famous. With his boxing loss to Floyd Mayweather as the catalyst, McGregor has ascended to a new level of stardom and success outside MMA and outside sports. Even UFC President Dana White wondered whether McGregor (21-3) would decide to fight on, but he did. McGregor returns to the octagonRead More


Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Mayor Don Iveson was given the name “Day Star,” which in Cree translates to kîsikâw acâhkos, in honour of the city’s efforts in reconciliation and indigenous awareness. More than 8,000 employees have completed a unique training that highlights the impacts of residential schools, and encourages dialogue on reconciliation in the workplace. The city’s manager Linda Cochrane and Talent Management and Support Services Branch Manager Jeff MacPherson were also gifted with their own spirit names. Cochraine was given the name, Grandmother Fox, which in Cree translates to notokwew mahkêsîs. And MacPherson received theRead More


Are Lady Gaga fans trashing ‘Venom’ movie debuting same day as ‘A Star is Born’?

Are Lady Gaga fans trashing 'Venom' movie debuting same day as 'A Star is Born'?

Despite being two completely different genres appealing to very different moviegoers, Lady Gaga’s fans are reportedly trashing Sony Pictures’ “Venom” supervillain film online because it’s opening on the same day as the pop star’s own romantic drama “A Star Is Born.” In one widely circulated tweet, a user named Anne Harrison claims she left the cinema partway through “Venom” because it was so bad. “I saw Venom last night and had to leave halfway through, my children wouldn’t stop crying at how bad it was. Luckily a second pre screeningRead More


Country Music Star Lee Brice

Lee Brice (born June 10, 1980 in Sumter, South Carolina) is an American country music artist. Signed to Curb Records\’ Asylum-Curb division since 2007, Brice has released four singles to country radio, all four of which have charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Brice has also co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw and Adam Gregory. Lee Brice was born June 10, 1980 in Sumter, South Carolina. As a child, he learned to play the piano in addition to singing in church and writing his own songs. HeRead More


Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets – BBC News

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets - BBC News

Astronomers have discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star – a record number. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246 source todays world news – Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets – BBC News #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]