Pissed-off senators show off their scribble-covered copies of tonight's GOP tax bill

The Senate is expected to vote on a Republican-drafted tax bill tonight, one that’s likely to include extensive cuts to the estate tax and other provisions targeting America’s wealthiest 1 percent. We say “likely to,” because very few people on the planet actually know what’s in the 479-page document at the moment,…

Bryan Singer halts production on Bohemian Rhapsody over "personal health matter"

IndieWire reports that director Bryan Singer has halted production on his Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, citing a “personal health matter.” According to BBC News, Singer has stepped away from the film—which stars Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek as the electric Queen frontman— until at least the end of the year,…

Conan O'Brien to executive produce an animated Obama/Biden time-traveling buddy comedy

Here’s one for anybody still clinging to the Barack Obama-Joe Biden friendship as the last fading light of hope in a dark and Trump-filled world: Conan O’Brien has just signed on to executive produce a new animated TV series about the two formerly presidential buddies, in which they not only pal around, making goofy…

Johnny Galecki is coming back for the Roseanne revival

ABC’s planned Roseanne revival continues to have some pretty great luck in bringing the show’s main and supporting cast back into the fold; Entertainment Weekly reports that Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki—who played Darlene Conner’s on-again, off-again boyfriend David for multiple seasons of the original…

Quentin Tarantino's new film to debut on the 50th anniversary of the Manson Family's murders

Reassuring us that his upcoming Charles Manson-related film will be exactly as tasteful and restrained as we’d expect a Quentin Tarantino movie based on a real-life mass murder to be, Sony has confirmed that the director’s upcoming film about the deaths of Sharon Tate and four others at the hands of the Manson Family…

Director Patty Jenkins promises a “great love story” in Wonder Woman 2

Justice League pretty much crashed and burned (although there was one scene our critics liked a lot), so fans are looking ahead to the followup to the DCEU’s 2017 success story: director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. Diana (Gal Gadot)’s sweet and charming (and ultimately, ill-fated) romance with Steve Trevor (Chris…

Matt Lauer's lawyers try, fail to get him a $30 million golden parachute

This week’s reveal of the predatory private face of a public figure (or, at least, the most high-profile of same) involves Today host Matt Lauer, who was fired from NBC on Wednesday morning after the network received a sexual misconduct complaint against him. Later that afternoon, Variety published the results of a…

Get a free assault rifle from Kevin Sorbo's new Christian movie

In the new action-adventure The Reliant, former Hercules Kevin Sorbo continues his Christ-like resurrection/Road to Calvary as a “faith-friendly” movie star, playing the patriarch of a family that finds itself driven into the woods after the collapse of the U.S. dollar sparks violent mass riots. “Facing starvation and…

Netflix picks up Riverdale's Sabrina spin-off, gives it a 2-season order

Sabrina the teenage witch is coming to Netflix. The supernatural Riverdale spin-off was in development at The CW but has been given a two-season, 20-episode straight-to-series order by the streaming service, which is trying to fast track the show for release in 2019. The two seasons will reportedly shoot back to back…

Chris Pratt warns young fans to beware of creeps pretending to be him on Facebook

Whether it’s actually a celebrity taking advantage of starstruck young fans on social media—See: recent allegations against Brand New’s Jesse Lacey, various YouTube personalities—or some random creep pretending to be a celebrity to gain access to starstruck young fans on social media, here’s a cool new rule for you…

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Sony listlessly prods David S. Goyer in the direction of its He-Man reboot

The rebooted Masters Of The Universe movie continues to be a thing that Sony thinks audiences will want to see, even as we wrack our brains trying to figure out which demographic—40-year-old toy collectors? Frank Langella fans hoping for a cameo? People who are way too into that “HEYYEYAAEYAAAEYAEYAA” YouTube video…

Harley Quinn is apparently still getting a solo spin-off along with her other 3 movies

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad movie was largely terrible, but some people seemed to enjoy Margot Robbie’s take on Harley Quinn, and now it seems like we’re going to be getting plenty more of her for the foreseeable future. Robbie’s Quinn is definitely going to have a big role in Suicide Squad 2, she’s reuniting with Ayer…

CBS All Access to put a dark spin on fairy tales, since nobody's done that in a while

According to Deadline, Scream writer and The Following creator Kevin Williamson is heading to the CBS All Access streaming service with Tell Me A Story, a “psychological thriller” based on classic fairytales. However, rather than regular fairytales, these will be “dark and twisted” takes on them that will probably be…