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ACLU Says Michigan Can't Pay Adoption Agencies That Reject Same-Sex Couples

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Gov. Snyder cited a letter he received from Bethany Christian Services arguing that requiring religious groups to place children with gay parents requires them "to abandon their faith or abandon the children they serve". "The State's practice of allowing religious-based exclusions of prospective foster and adoptive parents reduces placement options for the most vulnerable children", the complaint says. Read More »

Taika Waititi in talks to direct Akira adaptation

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The film would have also starred Garrett Hedlund , Kristin Stewart, and possibly Ken Watanabe and Helena Bonham Carter . The adaptation of artist Katsuhiro Otomo's six-book graphic novel series has been in development Hell for a very long time. Read More »

Actor and Former NFL Player Bernie Casey Dies at 78

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Former NFL player and longtime actor Bernie Casey has died at the age of 78, passing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a short fight with an undisclosed illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter . In 1990, he made a splash as a prisoner who protects Eddie Murphy in Another 48 Hrs . His prolific acting career also included films such as " Revenge of the Nerds ", " Black Chariot ", " The Man Who Fell to Earth ", " In the Mouth of Madness ", " The Glass Shield ", "Mr. Read More »

Lucasfilm partners with six brands for 'Last Jedi' promotional campaign

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However, J.J. Abrams' sudden emergence at the helm of this franchise finale was a direct breach of his contract that was re-negotiated at Paramount after he left to direct the 2015 blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens . Star Wars 9 is back on track, with director J.J. Abrams stepping in to replace fired director Colin Trevorrow . Abrams always called directing " The Force Awakens " a once in a lifetime job, and because of that, then head of Paramount Brad Grey was gracious enough to ... Read More »

Another Trailer From That Film That Claims To Be A Jumanji Sequel

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How stoked are you for Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle? This is an updated, hipper, cooler 2017 Jumanji movie. As it turns out, the game "always finds a way". "To beat the game and return to the real world with their lives, they'll have to start seeing things in an entirely different way". Nick Jonas really can do anything. Read More »

Emilia Clarke Goes True Blonde For 'Game Of Thrones' Final Season

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However, Emilia Clarke's blonde hair could be hidden under her signature Mother of Dragons wig. Bad news " Game of Thrones " fans, Daenerys Targaryen's hair has been a lie these past seven seasons. I mean... Khal Drogo. The transition could also be practical. Or will her hair just need to look more natural? The character's hairstyle has been a significant part of her character growth; as Danenerys grew, both emotionally and physically, so did her hair. Read More »

Ali Fazal's Victoria & Abdul Releases In The UK, Gets A Thumbs Up

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Stephen Frears ( Philomena , The Queen ) goes for the grey pound once again with this well-meaning tale of the unlikely intergenerational friendship between Queen Victoria ( Judi Dench , regal as ever and clearly having a blast) and an Indian servant named Abdul Karim ( Ali Fazal ). Read More »

Marilyn Manson: It's too late to say sorry, Biebs

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In an interview with Billboard, #Marilyn Manson recalled his encounter with #Justin Bieber wherein he confronted him about the issue . Bieber often wore a Manson shirt on stage during his recent tour and when Manson ran into him at a celebrity bar and mentioned it, Bieber quipped, "I made your relevant again". Read More »

Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres split after 14 years

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Torres confirmed the split herself after pics of her kissing a mystery man surfaced online. She continued: "Happily, however, our family remains intact and we will continue to raise our daughter together with love and joy and awe". Fishburne also has two kids from a previous relationship. Fishburne and Torres both starred in " The Matrix Reloaded " and played a married couple in NBC's " Hannibal " from 2013-2015. Read More »

Trump blames Clintons for nuclear North Korea

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In 1994, the Clinton administration announced the Agreed Framework with North Korea, which provided for a nuclear-free peninsula in exchange for massive amounts of energy assistance from the United States. "We call on all nations to work with us to try to end the threat posed by Kim Jong-un". Clinton predicted future attempts to influence American elections, as well. Read More »

Donald Trump 'saddened' by Emmys ratings as he pokes fun at 'deplorables'

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But audience figures show that was not exactly true. The 11.4million viewership though a little above last year's 11.3million ensures the awards have now hit new ratings lows for three straight years. President Donald Trump tweeted late Tuesday that he was "saddened" to learn that the ratings for Sunday night's Emmy Awards telecast on CBS, hosted by Stephen Colbert , were not good. Read More »

Ivanka meets Sushma , calls her charismatic Foreign Minister

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This was her first scheduled meeting after arriving at NY for participating in the UN General Assembly session. Speaking at a trilateral meeting with United States and Japan at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, she made it a point that North Korea's "proliferation linkages must be explored". Read More »

Donald Trump Bashes Low-Rated Emmy Awards Ceremony on Twitter

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The US President is in NY, staying at Trump Tower, during the United Nations General Assembly. Last night's ceremony saw plenty of jabs at Trump. For the record, this year's Emmys drew an average of 11.4 million viewers , slightly more than the lowest-ever 11.3 million in 2016, Variety pointed out. Read More »

Welp, Sofia Richie & Scott Disick Went from "Just Homies" to "Hookup Up"

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It started back in May, when they were spotted together holidaying in Cannes, France. As Us Weekly previously reported, Disick has been trying to turn his life around after being hospitalized on a 5150 psychiatric hold in August. The rumored couple was later seen together at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where they spent a some time out of the paparazzi's sight before reappearing more than three hours later. Read More »

'America's Got Talent' finalists compete in season 12 finals

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Mel B recently lost her own father and was moved by Clair's tribute. After her performance, the judges supported Evie instead of offering criticisms with Simon Cowell stating, "I'm not going to judge you". "I don't know. It's her decision". There was not one ounce of nervousness , you took the stage and you controlled every note. Also vying for the title of " America's Got Talent " are singers Chase Goehring , Darci Lynne Farmer, Mandy Harvey and Keichi Okwuchi. Read More »

#DCPublicSchools Trending on Twitter After Dave Chapelle, John Oliver Joke at Emmys

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Glitz, glamour and some of the biggest names in television, as 9.6 million viewers tuned in to watch CBS' own, Stephen Colbert, host the Emmy Awards. "All right, now I'm going to read this teleprompter". DC public schools recently launched a five-year strategic plan , which aims to "ensure that every school guarantees students reach their full potential through rigorous and joyful learning experiences provided in a nurturing environment" - using a "students first" approach in which "every ... Read More »

CEO's Profane Rant Against Neighbor Kathy Griffin Leaks

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The audio recording was taken from a security camera and obtained by The Huffington Post . He also calls Griffin a "bald f--ing dyke who Donald Trump kind of put the heat on", presumably in reference to the President and his family condemning a controversial photo the comedian posed for showing her holding a bloodied Trump mask. Read More »

Marvel's The Punisher official trailer and key art unleashed

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In the first full-length trailer for Netflix's Daredevil offshoot, Jon Bernthal's Frank Castle happily shoots on sight as he uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld. Put in comic book terms, he's the Deadshot or Red Hood to Daredevil's Batman, the Huntress to Batgirl, or what Deathstroke represents to Green Arrow. Read More »

Riverdale companion series about Sabrina the Teenage Witch in the works

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The show began with Jason Blossom traveling to the Greendale side of the river, where Sabrina is from, before being murdered which made her exclusion pretty shocking. While it's awesome that this can be a companion show for Riverdale , it's unlikely that there will be any crossover possibilities, as the current Sabrina title and the Archie title are in two different time periods and universes. Read More »

Sean Penn to star in House of Cards creator's Hulu space drama

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Willimon said of working with Penn: "I have such deep admiration for Sean's vast talent and extraordinary body of work". The First won't be Penn's television first , since his earliest of roles were actually on television in low-profile 1970s-era guest spots on Little House on the Prairie and Barnaby Jones . Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

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It has outperformed by 16.14% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Cwm reported 0% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 17,377,443 shares of the company's stock worth $627,710,000 after buying an additional 6,099,218 shares during the period. Read More »

The victims of the earthquake in Mexico were already 248 people

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Thirty people died in Mexico City , the Associated Press reported, quoting the city government. After magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico on Wednesday, killing at least 224 people, world leaders and celebrities took to social media to express their shock and grief over the calamity. Read More »

Halle Berry makes relationship with Alex Da Kid official on Instagram

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The Oscar victor stepped out with her boyfriend, music producer Alexander Grant - aka Alex Da Kid - on Tuesday for a romantic date night in London. Halle Berry has now officially updated her relationship status. I'm learning that I'm fearless, because I had so many fears as I went through my third divorce; I was afraid to do that. This marks the first time since Berry finalized her divorce Olivier Martinez in 2016 that she has gone public with details of her romantic life. Read More »

South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday

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Potential coastal hazards from the storm include high surf, beach erosion and risky rip currents. However, Farnell says he expects some showers to hit Nova Scotia on Tuesday with the possibility of heavy showers on Wednesday . Higher gusts (40-60mph) are likely along the immediate Coastline and in particular over Cape Cod and the Islands. In the Providence area, gusts to about 30mph are possible on Wednesday . Read More »

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) REVIEW

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But has the extra star power thrown into mix ensured that the sequel's as innovative and exciting as the original? To take on Poppy and her Golden Circle , the gents join forces with Statesman, its Kentucky-based counterpart. "... This is just bonkers and might actually serve best as a send-up of past spy movies". Believe it or not, that's not always a good thing. The director of Kingsman: The Golden Circle wants to finish out the trilogy before hopefully moving on to a series of ... Read More »