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BOOK SPOTLIGHT: ‘RANTING OUT LOUD’ WITH NICHOLAS BELARDES

Intersections & Opportunities in Writing About Pop Culture  BY Nicholas Belardes Ranting Out Loud started off as a project to ghostwrite for a social media star. Let me explain . . . Without offering a literary history lesson (that I would fail at telling without interviewing friends much smarter than myself or doing a lot […]

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JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY SET TO STAR IN FILM ADAPTATION OF ‘WONDER’!

Ahead of the premiere of her latest film, Money Monster at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Julia Roberts will reportedly star in upcoming film, Wonder. The Lionsgate film will be an adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s best selling novel centered about a young boy whose facial deformity makes fitting in at school a challenge. Playing that […]

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AGING GRACEFULLY: CAMERON DIAZ DIGS DEEPER WITH ‘THE LONGEVITY BOOK’!

Hollywood heavyweight and beauty Cameron Diaz continues to peel back the layers in the quest to understand aging with grace in her latest book, “The Longevity Book: the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time.” Out this April, the tome follows Diaz’s New York Times bestselling effort, “The Body Book.” […]

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SHAILENE WOODLEY JOINING REESE WITHERSPOON + NICOLE KIDMAN ON HBO SERIES, ‘BIG LITTLE LIES’!

Divergent star Shailene Woodley is set to make a return to the small screen, where she first made her name on ABC Family’s The Secret Life if the American Teenager. The 24 year-old star will join Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon on the HBO limited series, Big Little Lies, based on Liane Moriarty’s novel, and […]

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HALEY BENNETT JOINS EMILY BLUNT IN FILM ADAPTATION OF ‘THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN’!

Haley Bennett (The Equalizer, The Magnificent Seven) has nabbed the role of Megan, joining Emily Blunt and Rebecca Ferguson in Tate Taylor’s adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ best selling novel, ‘The Girl On The Train.’ Blunt earlier signed on to the lead role of Rachel, a divorcee putting the pieces of her life back together. Rachel […]

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