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2018 Kaedrin Movie Award Winners

The nominations for the 2018 Kaedrin Movie Awards were announced last week. You've all been on the edge of your seats since then, but fear not, I'll be announcing the winners today. Next week, I'll announce the winners of some more goofy, freeform categories that we call the Arbitrary Awards, and not long after that, I'll post my top 10 of 2018. Finally, we'll have some Oscars talk (predictions and probably live-tweeting or more accurately, retweeting funnier people than I am) and then it's on t...
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Jumanji Sequel Welcomes Danny Glover to the Jungle

Jumanji sequel welcomes Danny Glover to the jungle Sony’s Jumanji 3 continues to welcome Hollywood icons past and present to the jungle. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the film’s most recent addition is none other than Danny Glover, who joins Danny DeVito and Awkwafina — not to mention the original cast — in the anticipated sequel. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptSta...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, Sony, Johnson, Mel Gibson, Jack Black, Jumanji, Danny DeVito, Glover, Jake Kasdan, Danny Glover, OG, ComingSoon, Lethal Weapon

Danny Glover Joins the ‘Jumanji’ Sequel Cast

The Jumanji sequel cast keeps getting bigger and better. On the heels of Danny Devito and Awkwafina joining the cast of the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel, Danny Glover has now been announced to board Jumanji 3 in an undisclosed role. Variety reports that Danny Glover is joining the cast of the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel in a role that is being kept under wraps, much like the still-secret storyline. Glover will be welcomed into the fold by new additions Devito and Awkwafina...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Robin Williams, Sequels, Sony, Jack Black, Jumanji, Danny DeVito, Glover, Jake Kasdan, NPC, DeVito, Danny-Glover, Karen Gillan, Jeff Pinkner, Gillan

Danny Glover Joins ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Sequel

Danny Glover has joined the cast of Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” sequel. His role is being kept under wraps, as is the storyline. Glover will star opposite Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan, all of whom are set to return. Awkwafina is in final negotiations for a significant part in […]
Tags: News, Sony, Glover, Danny Glover, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Dwayne Johnson Jack Black Kevin Hart

’21 Jump Street’ and ‘Men in Black’ Crossover is Dead

Back in 2014, when one of the biggest stories of the year was a huge hack of sensitive information from Sony Pictures, details on a potential crossover between the 21 Jump Street and Men in Black franchises came to light. In the years since, updates have been sparse with the exception of a title reveal calling the movie MiB 23. Unfortunately, the odds weren’t looking too good for the wild idea when Jonah Hill called the possibility of the sequel “kind of impossible,” and it turns out he was pro...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sequels, Sony, Channing Tatum, Chris Hemsworth, Sony Pictures, Jonah Hill, Tessa Thompson, Men In Black, Columbia Pictures, Action/Adventure, 21-Jump-Street, Jump Street Men in Black, Walter Parkes, Awkwafina

‘Weird City’ Trailer: Jordan Peele’s YouTube Sci-Fi Show Brings the Funny to a Futuristic Dystopia

Jordan Peele may be horror’s new favorite son, but the ever-busy writer/producer/director is finding ways to acknowledge his comedy roots. Jordan Peele and former Key & Peele writer Charlie Sanders teamed up to create the YouTube Premium series Weird City, a sci-fi anthology that brings the funny to futuristic dystopias. Set in a society where classes are starkly divided by the haves and have-nots, labeled in this case as “Above the Line” and “Below the Line,” Weird City stars LeVar Burton as a...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Television, Movies, Youtube, Sci-fi, America, Cbs, Black Mirror, Mark Hamill, Laverne Cox, Gillian Jacobs, Peele, Lorena, Jordan Peele, LeVar Burton

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Racist Lines Removed From Lil Pump Song After Backlash And Apology

Over the holidays, Lil Pump posted a video apologizing for the lyrics of his then-unreleased song “Butterfly Doors.” In a brief teaser clip posted on Twitter, the song originally contained lyrics some believed to be racist, which led to widespread backlash on social media prompting his apology. More »
Tags: Music, News, Awkwafina, Lil Pump

Fresh Faces Light Up Awards Season Acting Races

There are always a slew of familiar faces that pop up every awards season. The former Oscar winner whose latest project has her looking at yet another nomination. Or the actor who seems to be a fixture on the circuit whether his latest performance is on the big or small screen. But often, it’s the […]
Tags: Spotlight, John David Washington, Awkwafina, Kiki Layne

New Video: Lil’ Pump “Butterfly Doors”

Lil’ Pump caused controversy towards the end of 2018 after posting a preview of his new single, “Butterfly Doors.” In a video uploaded to his Instagram, the Miami rapper can be heard saying the line “smokin’ on dope, they call me Yao Ming cause my eyes real low (ching chong).” The line caught the attention of Asian-American artist/actress Awkwafina, who called out the “Gucci Gang” star for his use of the racial slur, where he’s also seen doing a derogatory gesture by stretching his eyes. Pump...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Miami, New Music, Yao Ming, Awkwafina, Lil Pump, Kodak Black Feat Lil

Danny DeVito Joins the ‘Jumanji’ Sequel in Mystery Role

Danny DeVito is the latest high-profile actor to venture into the jungle for the third Jumanji film, in an undisclosed role. The follow-up to the massively successful Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the Jumanji sequel cast is steadily adding some comedy heavyweights, including DeVito and the recently announced Awkwafina, who join original cast members Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan. Variety reports that Danny DeVito is joining the Jumanji sequel cast as a mystery cha...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Robin Williams, Sequels, Sony, Philadelphia, Johnson, Jack-Black, Jumanji, Danny DeVito, Jake Kasdan, DeVito, Karen Gillan, Jeff Pinkner, Gillan, Action/Adventure

Danny DeVito Joins Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

Following the news that Awkwafina is joining the returning ensemble, Sony Pictures has now tapped Danny DeVito to join the cast of the sequel to its hit “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” DeVito will join returning cast members Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan, with Jake Kasdan coming back as director. “Jumanji: […]
Tags: News, Dwayne Johnson, Sony Pictures, Danny DeVito, Jake Kasdan, DeVito, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Dwayne Johnson Kevin Hart Jack Black

10 Directors to Watch: Lulu Wang Shows Another Side of Awkwafina in ‘The Farewell’

Born in China, Lulu Wang moved to Miami when she was 6 — a dramatic shift not only in terms of geography, but culturally as well. This “divide,” says Wang, is a theme that plays out on multiple levels in the director’s Sundance-bound sophomore feature, “The Farewell,” a dry, comedic drama in which a Chinese […]
Tags: China, Features, Miami, 10 Directors To Watch, Wang, Awkwafina, Lulu Wang, The Farewell

Awkwafina Joins Jumanji 3 Cast in ‘Key’ Role

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Awkwafina joins Jumanji 3 cast in ‘key’ role Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina is set to join Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in Sony’s upcoming sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = go...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, Ocean, Sony, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Jumanji, Jake Kasdan, Movie News, Awkwafina, Johnson Kevin Hart Karen Gillan, Awkwafina Joins Jumanji

‘Jumanji’ Sequel Cast Adds Awkwafina In a Key, Significant Role

The Jumanji sequel cast is growing. Awkwafina, who had a very good 2018, is set to join Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan in the upcoming follow-up to 2017’s surprise hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The actress’ role is being kept underwraps at the moment, but it’s apparently both “key” and “significant.” So make of that what you will! THR has the news that Awkwafina, who appeared in last year’s Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, is heading to the jungle to join Dwayn...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Robin Williams, Ocean, Sequels, Sony, Jumanji, Don, Jake Kasdan, Kasdan, Karen Gillan, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Dwayne-Johnson, Kevin-Hart

Awkwafina Joins Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in ‘Jumanji’ Sequel

Awkwafina, who had a breakout year with scene-stealing work in “Ocean’s 8” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” is in talks to join the “Jumanji” sequel, sources confirmed to Variety. Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan are all expected to return, with Jake Kasdan coming back as director. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” was […]
Tags: News, Dwayne Johnson, Ocean, Kevin Hart, Jumanji, Jake Kasdan, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Dwayne Johnson Kevin Hart Jack Black

Sunday Best: Awkwafina’s pajama set from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fills us with joy

The Stella McCartney silk pajama set is printed with dogs, stripes and general gloriousness.
Tags: Fashion, News, Life, Stella Mccartney, Awkwafina

Awkwafina and Laverne Cox Talk Diversity: ‘It’s Not Something That’s Hot This Year and Goes Away’

“’Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘Black Panther’ are the two biggest movies of the year,” says Laverne Cox. “This is also the year of ‘Pose.’” Cox believes Hollywood is doing a better job at supporting and promoting diversity, but the “Orange Is the New Black” star also says, “We can always do better. It’s the year […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Diversity, SAG Awards, Laverne Cox, Cox, Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians

Awkwafina celebrates SAG nom

Some celebrities are waking up to good news this morning.
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‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Ozark,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ top SAG Award nominations

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are seen in “A Star Is Born,” which drew four SAG Award nominations, including best actor and best actress for the pair. (Courtesy photo) WEST HOLLYWOOD — Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star Is Born” scored a leading four film nominations Wednesday for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, while the comedy series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and the drama “Ozark” led the television categories, earning four nods each. “A Star is Born” earned nominations ...
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SAG Award Nominations: Complete List

Awkwafina and Laverne Cox announced the nominations for the 25th Annual SAG Awards on Wednesday morning. TNT, TBS, and truTV aired the announcement live from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif., beginning at 10 a.m. ET/PT. SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris introduced the presenters, who revealed nominations for acting in television and film. Prior to […]
Tags: News, SAG Awards, Laverne Cox, WEST HOLLYWOOD Calif, TNT TBS, Pacific Design Center, Gabrielle Carteris, Awkwafina, ET PT SAG AFTRA

How to Watch the SAG Awards Nominations Live

Awkwafina and Laverne Cox will announce the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif. Beginning 10 a.m. ET/PT, the nominations will be carried live on TNT, TBS, and truTV. SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris will introduce Awkwafina and Cox. Prior to that announcement, SAG Awards […]
Tags: News, SAG-AFTRA, SAG Awards, Laverne Cox, WEST HOLLYWOOD Calif, AFTRA, TNT TBS, Pacific Design Center, Gabrielle Carteris, Awkwafina, Cox Prior

Daily Podcast: What Is & IS NOT a Christmas Movie, Golden Globe Nominations, Chucky, Jump Street, Resident Evil, MoviePass, Die Hard

On the December 6, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Filmed weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk the latest film and tv news, including Golden Globe nominations, Chucky, 21 Jump Street, Resident Evil, MoviePass, and Die Hard. And /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall joins us to discuss what is and isn’t a Christmas Movie. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Ove...
Tags: Movies, Los Angeles, Chucky, Moviepass, Chris, Ben, Golden Globe, Andy Samberg, Ben Pearson, Peter Sciretta, Gianni Versace, Jacob Hall, Don Mancini, Awkwafina, Tiffany Haddish, Chris Evangelista

Tiffany Haddish in Talks to Star in 21 Jump Street Reboot

Tiffany Haddish in talks to star in 21 Jump Street reboot According to Collider, Girls’ Trip star Tiffany Haddish is currently in talks to star as one of the female leads in director Rodney Rothman’s upcoming female-driven 21 Jump Street reboot for Sony. It was also revealed that Haddish might portray the role of an undercover cop disguising herself as a teacher instead of being a student unlike the previous films/original series. In addition to Haddish,  Crazy Rich Asians‘ Awkwafina is repor...
Tags: Movies, Star, Sony, Channing Tatum, Johnny Depp, Kevin Hart, Bob, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Jonah Hill, Elisabeth Moss, Melissa Mccarthy, Tyler Perry, Lizzie, Dina, Rodney Rothman

Awkwafina ponders 'Crazy Rich Asians' China box office

"Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina says she isn't sure why the romantic comedy underperformed at the Chinese box office when it opened there last weekend. (Dec. 6)            [Author: AP]
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Female-Led ’21 Jump Street’ Spin-Off Eyeing Tiffany Haddish and Awkwafina to Star

It seems like that 21 Jump Street crossover with Men in Black isn’t happening anytime soon, but Columbia Pictures is still very keen on getting a female-centric spin-off of the Phil Lord & Chris Miller buddy cop comedy franchise off the ground. And they’re trying to line up a couple of promising leading ladies. A new report says Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish, one of the hottest comedy stars working right now, is in talks to take one of the two lead roles in the female-driven take on 21 Jump S...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Star, Ocean, Broad City, Sequels, Sony, Kevin Hart, Bob, Chris Miller, Collider, Columbia Pictures, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord Chris Miller, 21-Jump-Street

Comedy Central Orders Awkwafina, Rory Scovel Projects to Series

Both Awkwafina and Rory Scovel have scored series orders for projects they have set up at Comedy Central. The cabler has ordered 10 episodes of the self-titled series “Awkwafina,” which is a half-hour scripted series starring the writer, actor, and rapper. In the series, she will play a twenty-something living in Queens, striving for a larger […]
Tags: News, Comedy Central, Queens, Rory Scovel, Awkwafina, Awkwafina Rory Scovel

Comedy Central Greenlights Awkwafina Scripted Series

Comedy Central greenlights Awkwafina scripted series Awkwafina’s (Crazy Rich Asians, Oceans 8) half-hour comedy Awkwafina has been given a series order by Comedy Central, TheWrap has confirmed. The network has also picked up a comedy from comedian Rory Scovel (I Feel Pretty). Awkwafina is about a 20-something in Queens striving for a larger than life existence while living with her father and grandmother. Awkwafina will star in and executive produce the 10-episode series, and also co-wrote th...
Tags: TV, Movies, Comedy Central, Queens, TV News, Sasheer Zamata, Olson, Robbie, Hsiao, Rory Scovel, ANTHONY KING, BD Wong, Owen Burke, Lucia Aniello, Awkwafina, Scovel

Awkwafina, Moon So-ri, ‘Bethany Hamilton’ Take Hawaii Festival Prizes

Breakout acting star Awkwafina was on hand Saturday in Honolulu to receive the Halekulani Maverick Award from the Hawaii International Film Festival. The actress, writer and rapper this year starred in “Ocean’s 8” and “Crazy Rich Asians.” Japanese actor, Takumi Saito was also given a maverick award after his feature directing debut “Blank 13.” Leading […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Ocean, Festivals, Hawaii International Film Festival, Honolulu, Awkwafina, Takumi Saito, Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, Moon So-ri

Awkwafina, John Mulaey, Nick Kroll Cruise New York in New Short (Watch)

Awkwafina played chauffeur to comedians John Mulaney and Nick Kroll in a video released by Cadillac on Tuesday. In the video, Mulaney and Kroll – reprise their characters from their Broadway show “Oh, Hello.” With the help of “Val the Vlogger,” played by Awkwafina, the duo goes on a tour of New York City in […]
Tags: News, New York City, Broadway, Nick Kroll, Cadillac, John Mulaney, Mulaney, Kroll, Awkwafina, Awkwafina John Mulaey Nick Kroll Cruise New York, New Short Watch, Val the Vlogger