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Johnny Depp to cover ‘Pirates’ role with $301M deal: report

To tweak a legendary line from Johnny Depp’s best-known franchise: “This is the day you will always remember as the day you almost canceled Captain Jack Sparrow.” Embattled actor Johnny Depp is rumored to be getting paid more than $300 million to return to “Pirates of the Caribbean,” after getting unceremoniously dumped from the franchise …

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Jussie Smollett roasted for BET Awards appearance: ‘Who let him in?’

Fallen “Empire” star Jussie Smollett has defiantly declared he’s “not a piece of s – – t” after “gaining clarity” during his recent mini prison stint — but many viewers of the 2022 BET Awards aren’t ready to let him off the hook just yet. Smollett, 40, made his controversial return to the red carpet …

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Hulu cancels Lamorne Morris’ Woke after 2 seasons

Lamorne Morris and Blake Anderson in WokePhoto: Hulu Hulu has canceled Woketea two-season comedy that starred Lamorne Morris as a cartoonist trying to survive as a Black man in America (while also being frequently addressed by inanimate objects in the environment, which vocalized his various traumas and inner thoughts). The partially animated series, based on …

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Persona 5 Zine Is Defrauded Of $20,000 By Former Lead Organizer

Image: Atlus Last night, the creative team behind a highly anticipated fan-made personas 5 anthology zine announced that its project lead had confessed to spending $27,600 CAD (approximately $21,300 USD) of the zine’s funds for “personal use.” The money was originally intended for printing and shipping unofficial art and merchandise to customers. One of the …

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New Thor 4 Trailer Reveals Thors, Korg, Guardians Team-Up

Thor and Star-Lord motto a new handshake in Thor: Love and Thunder.screenshot: YouTube/Marvel Studios With Thor: Love and Thunder just two weeks away, you might have a strong desire to stop watching new footage. You’re going to see the film. Maybe you already have tickets. Do you really want to see more clips that could …

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Sonic 3 Creator Confirms Michael Jackson Write Game’s Music

What a way to break some news, huh? On Twitter, Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka said the quiet part out loud: Michael Jackson definitely, totally composed some music for the 1994 Sega Genesis game, Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Unfortunately, Naka followed up the confirmation that this long-running myth is a bonafide fact with a …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Major Finale Cameo Discusses Their Return

screenshot: lucasfilm If you’ve seen yesterday’s final of Obi-Wan Kenobi, there is a zero percent chance you missed the massive guest star who appeared in the episode’s final moments. If you’re wondering what it took to bring them back to Star Wars after so long, they’re happy to explain—and why they were so happy to …

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