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Disaster Averted: John Legend Will Perform Songs From ‘La La Land’ At The Oscars Summit Entertainment For those sweating over Ryan Gosling possibly taking the stage at the Oscars, you can calm down. The La La Land star will not be forced to sing some of the film’s many songs alongside Emma Stone, putting his live voice to the test against the likes of Justin Timberlake and Sting. John Legend will take on the musical performances, joining Lin-Manuel Miranda and Timberlake who will be representing Moana and Trolls respectively.

TV Review: The Flash - Season 3 Episode 12 "Untouchable" EPISODE 12: "Untouchable" SYNOPSIS: Barry and the team at S.T.A.R. Labs work together to bring down Clive Yorkin, a criminal meta-human who is methodically killing people by causing them to decompose at an accelerated rate. Joe becomes his next target but it’s Iris who is caught in the crossfire. The Flash... Read More...

Cisco Gets His Groove On As Gypsy Comes To Town On The Flash This article will contain spoilers for The Flash episode – Dead or Alive. . . . . . The latest episode of The Flash was a nice move back to some of the more fun episodes the series can do. It wasn’t comical, but it had the edges of lightheartedness even with a couple of series topics going on… something the show has always been good at. Laughing in the face of danger. The episode introduces us to Gypsy, a Collector from Earth-19 sent to apprehend H. R. Wells and return him for execution. His crime? He travelled to a parallel Earth.

Rogue One: VFX Team Reveals Fate of Rebel Fleet Heroes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story paved a lot of new territory for the Star Wars franchise as the first stand-alone spinoff movie. While it took place during events in which fans were already well versed, there was still new ground covered and new details about the Star Wars universe were revealed. The ultimate result of the movie was never a mystery.

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: December 27, 2016 NOTE: The numbers this week are estimates from the 4-day weekend from December 23 – 26 This holiday weekend saw several high-profile new releases, but few of them could make a dent at the box office with a certain popular holdover still riding a wave of positive buzz. Repeating in first place is Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with $96 million. That is only a 38 percent decrease from its opening weekend, which is a very strong hold for the blockbuster.

'Passengers' Writer and Director Address the Controversial Premise, So It's All Good Now (It's Not) By now, you’ve probably heard about the not-quite-twist at the center of this month’s sci-fi romance Passengers. It’s gotten a lot of attention, and people aren’t happy. If you’ve only seen the trailers, you’ve seen the “Titanic in space” aspects of the film, but there’s actually a lot more to it, and not in a good way. Director Morten Tyldum and writer Jon Spaihts have finally addressed the reason why they decided to keep that one controversial plot point in the film, but it might be too little too late.

Interview: Screenwriter Jon Spaihts Discusses The Long Road to ‘Passengers,’ Rooting Exposition in Character, and More Passengers was partially born out of a movie that was never made. The first script screenwriter Jon Spaihts sold was called Shadow 19, originally a Warner Bros. project that made Keanu Reeves and his producing partner, Stephen Hamel, want to continue working with Spaihts — which ultimately led to Passengers. Spaiht’s script was famously embraced by those who read it, but it went on to spend years and years in development. Almost a decade after Passengers got started, the sci-fi romance has finally reached theaters with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in the starring roles.

The LRM Interview with Passengers’ Writer Jon Spaihts There are movies that take a lot longer than normal to get made, which is certainly the case with the sci-fi drama Passengers, which screenwriter Jon Spaihts got a lot of attention for when the screenplay appeared in the annual Black List of notable screenplays.

Passengers Review: Pratt & Lawrence Can't Save This Sinking Ship Passengers has an interesting premise that devolves into science-fiction and romance convention despite strong turns from Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

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