January 29th, 2016

Iron Fist has already been cast according to Mike Colter (Luke Cage

In an interview with Collider, Luke Cage was asked if he was excited about the scenes between his character and Iron Fist, Luke Cage's best friend, to which he replied:

"The actor has been cast, but he’s in a basement somewhere. When the time is right, they’ll let him up and tell him where he is. I am [excited]. I’ll get a nice little break, after doing Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Whether I’m in [his show], I don’t know, but there’s The Defenders."

So it looks like Marvel is just waiting for the right time to announce the casting. It should be noted that Ryan Phillipe has reportedly been in talks with Marvel for the role, and other beige names like Alain Moussi have also been thrown around in the rumor mill regarding the casting.


Don't get your hopes up, ONTD!

Trailer for unreleased Wendy Williams biopic "Queen of Media" leaks

Stars Robin Givens, this was supposed to come out right around the time the talk show launched but they ended up scraping it. When you watch the trailer you'll see why. Cringe worthy gems include

  • The low budget production value

  • Wendy snorting coke and smoking a straight shooter at work

  • "I promise never to take a laxative before going on air again"

  • A reenactment of her infamous fight with Angie Martinez

  • Bad Diddy impersonator


Men get butthurt over Barbie redesign, demand "Dad Bod Ken"

In case you missed the post yesterday Mattel has announced that they are now making more diverse Barbies. The new line has various options for dolls including different body types, seven different skin tones, twenty-two different eye colors and twenty-four different hairstyles making it easier for kids to find dolls that look like them.


While Mattel received a lot of praise about the new variety of dolls dudes quickly took over the conversation, because of course they did, demanding that Mattel also make a Dad Bod Ken.

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For what it's worth, Mattel hasn't been unanimously praised either. Kelsey Miller of Refinery29 officially dubbed the new dolls as problematic™.

"Just like OG Barbie, Curvy Barbie is problematic," she claimed. "First of all, she's curvy, a somewhat dated euphemism for all plus-size women, implying that if you're not thin, then you'd better be a voluptuous hour glass."

How emotionally invested are you in the dolls of your fictional children?

Jacques Rivette, French New Wave director, passes away at age 87

Here is his short film from 1956 titled "Le coup du berger" that was essentially a collaboration between himself and future New Wave directors (with cameos by Truffaut and Godard).

"Le coup du berger" ("Scholar's Mate") from Short films / Cortometrajes on Vimeo.

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Marvel CEO Donates $1M to That Comemierda Trump's Transparent Bid for Good Press

Fan art by Matt Stefani

Trump skipped out on the last GOP debate before the Iowa caucus and instead held a fundraiser for veterans at the same time. Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter and his wife were in attendance and donated $1 million to Trump's cause. Perlmutter's rep said, "The Perlmutters are thrilled to support their friend Donald Trump in his efforts to help veterans."

So maybe their donation isn't going directly to Trump*, but it's certainly helping his cause. And they already donated $2 million to Marco Rubio's campaign, and Marco Rubio is also a turd so...

Will you be boycotting Marvel? Skipping out on Deadpool? Writing to your senator about campaign finance reform?

UPDATE: The Federalist is reporting that donations from Trump's fundraiser last night are going to Trump's personal foundation. Pretty shady. Thanks mwffj

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First official still of David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike in 'A United Kingdom'

  • Movie is a romantic drama about prince Seretse Khama of Botswana who fell in love with and married a white English woman, Ruth Williams resulting in a 6 year exile from his country. Khama would later go on to be the first president of the newly independent Botswana.

  • Oyelowo personally recruited Pike to be in the film sending her images of the Khamas

  • Belle director Amma Asante directed the film

  • It's looking for a 2016 release to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Botswana's independence



Adnan Syed's Post-Conviction Hearing Has Been Scheduled

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A post-conviction hearing has been scheduled for Adnan Syed, who was convicted of the 1999 murder of his girlfriend, Hae Min Lee.

When Syed's case was profiled by Sara Koenig for the podcast Serial, it quickly gained notoriety and helped make Serial the most popular podcast ever created. Koenig unearthed a potential alibi witness who was never contacted by Syed's defense attorney, and questioned the reliability of cell phone records used to convict Syed.

Syed's motion to re-open post-conviction hearings was granted in November of last year.

His post-conviction hearing is scheduled for next week.


Has your opinion of Adnan and the case changed since you first listened to Serial?
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Mandy Moore's New BF, Taylor Goldsmith, is BFF Approved, and Ex Ryan Adams Takes a Shot

minkak When you've been so fiercely protective of one of your best friends heart for too long and you finally realize that she might actually be in some really safe, warm, nurturing, good, and loving hands #lookatthatsmile ❤️

Minka Kelly posted this ADORABLE instagram of Mandy Moore and her new bf, Taylor Goldsmith, of the band "Dawes."

Today, Mandy's ex-husband, Ryan Adams, commented on the photo:
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ONTD, do you have a passive aggressive ex?
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Jussie Smollett on His Identity: 'I'm a Gay Man with an Extremely Open Heart'

Taraji P. Henson’s, perspective on sexual orientation:She said, ‘Who gives a f*ck? I don’t tell these motherf*ckers that I’m straight. Why the fuck do you have to tell them that you’re gay?’ That was so O.G., and it just made me love her even more.”

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ONTD Original: The Best to Worst Debut Pop Music Videos

Inspired by Gigi Hadid's music video (feat. mediocrely enthused Zayn Malik), this list looks back on the debut pop music videos of the industry's now notable artists.  Videos are rated and ordered based on "star power" (which is based on how likely it seems based on the video that they'd rise up against their contemporaries) and production quality.

Note: Artists are based on their first MV as a solo lead artist and MVs were chosen by the ordered videography date on their Wikipedia pages.  Singers such as Taylor Swift who debuted in a non-pop genre are not included.

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House Of Cards renewed for season 5; showrunner quits

Season 4 hasn't even be released yet, but House of Cards has already been renewed for a 5th season.

Beau Willimon, its showrunner, will no longer be part of the show. His exit is apparently amicable and no word yet on who will replace him.

Season 4 premieres March 4th.

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THE X-FILES | 3 New Hilarious Teasers from E03: "Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster"

Scully and Mulder discover another victim.

Mulder snaps a picture of their monster.

Scully and Mulder take guesses at what the monster could be.

Mulder raves on about the monster.


Oh my god this is hilarious! Yay Kumail! YAY Silly Mulder! YAY Sassy Scully!
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Etsy is on 🔥 with Kanye vs. Wiz Merchandise!

So twitter was joking about people putting these tweets on table cloths and pillows, but that's exactly what happened.

You can now buy mugs, t-shirts, magnets and other various items commemorating the "iconic" January 27th Twitter Feud between Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.


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ONTD, have you bought anything yet?

Kris Jenner is Photographed Outside of Blac Chyna's Home while Chyna is in England

- Kris was photographed on Chyna's property.
- She knew Chyna was going to be out of town for a club appearance in England so she took the opportunity to confront her son.
- The Klan is mad at Rob because they think Chyna is using him and not good for him.
- They claim that Chyna harassed and threatened Kylie.

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New Justice League Show Coming To Cartoon Network

Each ep will be 11 minutes just like Teen Titans Go.
Eps will feature a rotating roster of DC heroes just like JLU

Kevin Conroy will voice Batman
Mark Hamill will voice Joker

Air date TBD

wish they were longer than 11 minutes and more like the JL/JLU format but I'll take what we get


Aretha Franklin To Pay For Hotel Rooms For Flint Families; Madonna Donates Money

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Super Bowl 50 Roundup (plus two losing teams who will not be going)

Cam Newton, bae QB for the Carolina Panthers, recently (accurately) stated that part of the reason he is so heavily criticized for his celebrations and jovial attitude is the fact that he's black and there's currently no black quarterback of his caliber to compare him to: " His celebrations and success have led to a TON of racist criticism and criticism that is thiny veiled racism. People have called him classless and cocky, depsite the fact that white quarterbacks and players get away with the same things.

In other news, both the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will pay for all their employees, including interns to go to the game.

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Blac Chyna ARRESTED at an airport in Austin

-Blac Chyna was allegedly drunk and belligerent while on a flight.
-She also started a fight with a flight attendant, screaming that she's a "nasty ass bitch!"
-This caused police to get on the flight and arrest her.
-A witness said she was acting like a "drunken fool"
-She was crying as she was being handcuffed.
-A different witness claims she was also yelling "Y'all got no respect for me. I gotta tie my shoes. Let me tie my Yeezys."
-She was just filmed at LAX earlier talking to TMZ about the Kardashians, saying she cares about them and what they think.
-She was on her way to London, with a layover in Austin.
-News broke earlier that Kris Jenner showed up at her house as soon as she left town, allegedly to convince Rob to break up with her.
-She was booked for public intoxication.

EDIT: It's been confirmed that Blac Chyna was also charged with drug possession. Over 1 gram, but under 4 grams.


2016 just won't let up

Taryn Manning in legal battle with makeup artist

Holly Hartman, her former makeup artist, filed a restraining order against Taryn Manning, alleging that in November of last year, she was:

- headbutted
- sprayed in the face with Windex
- put into a headlock

TMZ reports that according to Hartman, Manning also said at one point, “Pick a knife. I’m wearing a white shirt; there will be a lot of blood. You will be famous for killing Taryn Manning.”

Taryn Manning's lawyer had this to say: “The court has already denied the request by Ms. Hartman for a temporary restraining order. The application for the order is suspect because Ms. Manning has had no contact with Ms. Hartman in many months due to Ms. Hartman’s actions against Ms. Manning which are currently under criminal investigation in multiple jurisdictions. These investigations have long predated these entirely fabricated allegations. Ms. Hartman is under investigation for stalking Ms. Manning and for theft and other crimes. It is clear that Ms. Hartman’s camp has leaked these allegations which were not available publicly to elevate her own position and obscure her own wrong doing.”


ontd, will you be famous for killing taryn manning?
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Coldplay/Beyoncé's new MV is "reminiscent of the West's myopic view of India"

Coldplay (feat. Beyoncé) just released their latest MV, for the song Hymn for the Weekend. The video was shot in Mumbai, India, last October.

There was a big deal in Indian media over an appearance by Bollywood A-lister Sonam Kapoor in the video, but it turns out she's in it for a total of 2 seconds (3:36-3:37). Now she's getting dragged ("I guess the director agrees with us about Sonam's acting skills", says DNA India). The broadsheet did not have a kind view of the MV overall or Beyoncé's part in it:

The video’s visuals are reminiscent of the West's myopic view of India where poverty meets mysticism in Bollywood along with a mishmash of colours. Not that we had high hopes of that they would truly capturing the ethos of a different land. [...]

The video sees Chris do random desi stuff like travelling in a black and yellow taxi (getting overcharged, we assume) and playing instruments, while people around him play Holi. Beyonce is there playing a character called Rani who we assume is a film star (USA Today called her an earth goddess), but actually looks like Xerxes’ long lost sister with all the jewellery on her face reminiscent of Frank Miller’s 300.

Check the video out under the cut:

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How do you feel about this MV, ONTD?

Kendall and Kylie unveil the first collection from their new clothing line

Kendall and Kylie have been working on their own clothing line, and they have unveiled all the pieces in their Spring 2016 collection. Every item costs between $68-$298, except for leather items which will cost up to $498. The shoes will cost between $100-$200.

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Have the new Mary-Kate and Ashley ARRIVED? How much money will you be spending on Kendall and Kylie's clothes, ONTD?


Mariah's dogs fly first class, when will you?

Mariah Carey releases Infintiy Video with Empire

Songstress, mother and soon to be Australian flew her dogs back home in first class.

Her two dogs ChaCha (isnt chacha old as fuck?) and Jill E. Bean from her Aspen house to LA where she was Making It Last All Night with her new troll boo.

Sources say that Mariah does this reguarly but the 2 dogs hate each other so they have to be placed in seperate kennels and also have to have seperate staff members looking after each. This costs about $2000USD-ish per dog


She actually has an entire house for her dogs in some place idk.


ONTD, do your pets hate each other? Do you fly them first class?
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New interview with Gargoyles creator Greg Weisman

Some highlights:

On the show's diversity: "Diversity was always important to me, but working on Gargoyles was where the problem of a lack of diversity in cartoons first sort of crystalized for me. Things we were doing casually, like making Elisa Maza a woman of color, were being hailed as revolutionary, which was both cool and disappointing at the same time." He also says he is constantly evolving in this area.

On how he wants Gargoyles to be remembered: Is proud of the show's two lead villains, Demona and Xanatos, "who I think were unlike any other villains on television in those days." Is also a fan of Goliath and Elisa's relationship, and "of the series' expanding universe of true history, multi-cultural mythology, fantasy, science fiction, Shakespeare, etc."

On the show's unpopular third season, The Goliath Chronicles, where he was replaced after the first episode: Doesn't consider it to be canon, but doesn't blame the new writers or story editors because their schedule was tight and they didn't really get a chance to watch many of the older episodes. "I don’t think the new producer who took the place of myself and Frank Paur was interested in telling the kinds of stories that we had told over the first two seasons. I’m not sure ABC was interested in that either... The network wanted the marquee value of the Gargoyles name. But not our brand of storytelling."

On the future of Gargoyles: "A Gargoyles cinestory volume, adapting our five-part pilot story is coming out from Joe Books soon. Hopefully, it’ll lead to new, original Gargoyles materials down the line."

On his current work: He is currently writing two comic book series for Marvel, Star Wars: Kanan, and Starbrand & Nightmask. He also has two novels, Rain of the Ghosts and Spirits of Ash and Foam, and an AudioPlay version of Rain, which features twenty actors (including Brent Spiner, Ed Asner and Marina Sirtis).


Zayn Friendzoned Gigi

Zigi spottings, attention seeking social media posts, and starring in the Windows Movie Maker masterpiece Pillowtalk MV be damned! It seems like Zayn has denied that he's dating Gigi during his interview with Apple Music’s Beats 1. Zayn stammered "Yes, we're good friends." when host Zane Lowe mentioned that the singer was currently in a relationship.

How long do you think Zigi will last, ONTD?


Lin makes a cameo in Les Mis' Sunday night show
(he cries a little around 2:30 and it's hilariously endearing)

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online lottery may be back next week!!

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ontd, have you gotten into the musical all your faves are obsessed with?

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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell are helping to gentrify Los Angeles

-Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell purchased an investment property in the Mid-City neighborhood of Los Angeles.

-The duplex was listed for $345,000 in 2007, but Dax and Kristen purchased the property in the primarily low-income neighborhood of Mid-City for $800,000.

-Dax and Kristen are leasing the units for $2,400, which is far above what most people living in the neighborhood make each month.

Source: LA Times + LA Weekly
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After a break of 7 weeks (which is a lot for newcommers like them), a new management (superior Maverick), multiple break up rumors and the preparation of their new album #5H2 (produced by Max Martin and his team, Stargate, Dr Luke and more), the girls are back! Lauren, Normani, Dinah, Ally and Camila posted a group selfie at their group twitter account. Seems like they are filming a music video and/or shooting for the album.

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I'm glad the girls are back to work. Love them, but they are not famous enough to go on a 7 weeks hiatus and expect all the fans to be back. Especially after all those break up rumors. And it's been more than one year since 'Worth It' was released. Yes, it's been more than a year since the girls released a single. They are acting like "Worth It" was their "Umbrella" when it's more their "Pon de Replay"; the general public knows the song, the general public don't know who sings it. But with a new management and a new album with great producers, 2016 could be 5H year!
5H meanwhile...

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Archie Panjabi to star on ABC show 'The Jury'

- Archie Panjabi will play lead role in ABC Anthology 'The Jury'
- described as 12 Angry Men meets Serial podcast
- apparently Archie was one of the "most sought-after this pilot season" and had multiple offers!!

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I changed the tweet cause I didn't know it was so massive