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    Kevin Feige Has "Plans" for Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan

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    Carol Danvers, the titular hero of next year's upcoming Captain Marvel , originally carried the title of Ms. Marvel in the comics before taking on the role of "Captain". A Muslim superhero movie could be a savvy move for worldwide markets, too, what with Saudi Arabia recently opening its first-ever multiplex, and making a big push to encourage new business.
  • Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

    Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

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    Despite earning a Ph.D., Wolfe set out on a career in journalism, working as a reporter at the Springfield Union in MA and later at The Washington Post . His debut novel The Bonfire of the Vanities , published in 1987, was a satirical drama about New Yorkers looking at issues such as ambition, social class, racism and greed.
  • Dragon float in Disney parade caught fire

    Dragon float in Disney parade caught fire

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    Video of the fiery dragon head shows its mechanical mouth and neck still operating as workers tried to put out the flames. Social media quickly filled up with pictures of the flaming dragon in the middle of Liberty Square. The float was part of the theme park's "Festival of Fantasy". Park guest Jacob Easley shared video of the blaze on YouTube, which sees the dragon's head aflame and receiving sprays from a fire extinguisher.
  • Deadpool 2 has the best mid-credits scenes in superhero movie history

    Deadpool 2 has the best mid-credits scenes in superhero movie history

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    The soundtrack arrives via Sony Classical on the same day as the film (Tuesday 15th May), featuring compositions from Guardians of the Galaxy maestro Tyler Bates. boring. As directed by Atomic Blonde's David Leitch , there are some thrillingly unpredictable moments when the carpet is pulled from under you, amid all the obligatory yet still highly stylized action.
  • Salma Hayek calls for male stars to take pay cuts for equality

    Salma Hayek calls for male stars to take pay cuts for equality

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    Hayek is one of a raft of actresses who have made sexual misconduct allegations against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein . "Otherwise they will kill the movie", she warned. Hayek was among 82 women who took part in a red carpet protest on Saturday. The actress said she was "shocked" to discover how much of the producer's alleged impropriety had been hushed up.
  • Khloe Kardashian gives glimpse of daughter True in new photo

    Khloe Kardashian gives glimpse of daughter True in new photo

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    Video evidence was released that Khloe Kardashian's boyfriend and baby daddy Cleveland Cavalier Tristan Thompson [VIDEO ]revealed that he had been cheating on the reality star. The " Keeping Up with the Kardashians " star believes True will grow up to take after her 27-year-old National Basketball Association star dad, and says her favourite activity so far has been "cuddling".
  • 'Lethal Weapon' Replaces Clayne Crawford With Seann William Scott for Season 3

    'Lethal Weapon' Replaces Clayne Crawford With Seann William Scott for Season 3

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    The good news first is that Lethal Weapon is definitely coming back for a third season. Studio Warner Bros. issued a statement declaring Crawford's contract was not picked up for the third season. The action drama is executive produced by Matt Miller, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz and McG. Instead, Fox has hired American Pie and Road Trip actor Seann William Scott in his first series-regular TV role to join the show.
  • Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn

    Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn

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    Moreover, subsequent surveys of business and consumer activity showed little rebound in April - adding support to the view of Britain's statistics agency that the slowdown in first-quarter growth to 0.1 percent was largely unrelated to the weather.