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Liam Neeson Says He Would Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series

Liam Neeson Says He’d Be Up to Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series Liam Neeson doesn’t say much, but when he does he speaks volumes, especially when talking about anything Star Wars related. In this case, the man gave a rather brief affirmative when asked if he would be willing to return as Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series. “Sure, I’d be up for that, yeah,” Neeson told Collider. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Liam Neeson, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, Jedi, Neeson, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Obi-wan Kenobi


Everything you need to know about UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2

Here's everything you need to know about UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2, the first big UFC event of 2021.
Tags: News, Trends, Ufc, Espn, McGregor, Poirier, Movies & TV, UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2


Social platforms flex their power, lock down Trump accounts

By DAVID KLEPPER and MATT O’BRIEN After years of treating President Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram are silencing his social media accounts for the rest of his presidency. The move, which many called justified following Wednesday’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, is also a reminder of the enormous power that social-media platforms can exercise when they choose. Facebook and Instagram said Thursday they will bar Trump from posting at least until t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Youtube, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Selena Gomez, Republican


The 11 Most Memorable Movie Performances of 2020

Year-end coverage often focuses on the award-worthy contenders. While 2020 featured no shortage of Oscar potential, what’s most notable about the performances this year was the element of surprise. Unexpected breakout roles, actors that chewed scenery like no tomorrow, and daringly bold choices resulted in many unforgettable characters that brought immense joy and entertainment during a dark period. Save the award talk for another time; here we’re celebrating the weird, quirky, and remarkable p...
Tags: Movies, Time, Roald Dahl, America, Features, Netflix, Robert Pattinson, Anjelica Huston, Anne Hathaway, Rachel Mcadams, Bill, Will Ferrell, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy, Ewan McGregor, Sacha Baron Cohen


McGregor makes 'save of the season'

Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor's contribution in the 1-0 win over Celtic is praised by Sportscene pundits Neil McCann and Michael Stewart.
Tags: News, Celtic, McGregor, Allan McGregor, Neil McCann, Sportscene


Elon Musk moves foundation to Texas, fanning relocation speculation

By Dana Hull and Laurel Brubaker Calkins | Bloomberg Elon Musk has moved his private Musk Foundation to Austin, Texas — another sign the billionaire may be relocating to the Lone Star State. The foundation, which was based in California, created an entity in Austin over the summer. The two merged, according to a certificate of merger filed with the Texas Secretary of State in October that Musk signed. The surviving entity is located in the state capital’s downtown area. Musk’s Space Exploration ...
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, California, Boston, Los Angeles, Tesla, Sport, Palo Alto, Austin, Soccer, Grimes, Mars, Gulf Coast, Cnbc


McGregor v Poirier 2 confirmed for January

Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor will return to the octagon in January for a second fight with Dustin Poirier.
Tags: News, Ufc, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, Poirier


‘Embattled’ Review: Brawny, Corny Sports Drama Takes Father-Son Fighting to Extremes

“Over the top” is a relative concept in the bludgeoning, unabashedly theatrical sport of mixed martial arts, which makes cartoon hero-villains of stars like Conor McGregor, even as their fighting gets grimily down-and-dirty. So it perhaps goes against the spirit of things to describe “Embattled,” a sports drama animated by a clear McGregor proxy, as […]
Tags: Reviews, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, Stephen Dorff, Nick Sarkisov, Embattled


Dos Anjos calls out McGregor after beating Felder

Rafael dos Anjos calls out Conor McGregor after beating Paul Felder at UFC Las Vegas, after Wales' Cory McKenna's debut win.
Tags: News, Conor Mcgregor, Rafael dos Anjos, McGregor, Dos Anjos, Felder, Paul Felder, UFC Las Vegas, Wales Cory McKenna


Twitter did a better job than Facebook at reining in Trump's false election posts, misinformation experts say

Activist Mike Merrigan holds a piñata shaped like the Twitter logo with hair to look like U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest outside of Twitter headquarters on May 28, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images When President Donald Trump started posting misinformation about the 2020 election, Twitter and Facebook's election integrity policies were put to the test. Misinformation experts told Business Insider that Twitter did a better job of tackling the post...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, California, Trends, Social Media, Donald Trump, Business Insider, Trump, San Francisco California, McGregor, Facebook Twitter, Vanderbilt University, Twitter Facebook, Oxford Internet Institute, Business Insider Facebook, Tech Insider


UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov retires after submitting Justin Gaethje

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retired from mixed martial arts after stopping Justin Gaethje with a triangle choke early in the second round at UFC 254 on Saturday night. Nurmagomedov (29-0) made the announcement immediately after he impressively finished his first fight since the death of his father and lifelong coach in July. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had a heart problem exacerbated by COVID-19, and his son was overcome by tears in the cage mo...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, San Jose, Ufc, Las Vegas, MMA, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, Conor, Lopez, Dagestan


All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
Tags: Reviews, Minnesota, Entertainment, Office, New York City, Disney, US, Trends, Tech, Earth, Features, Netflix, New Jersey, John Goodman, Streaming, Ms Marvel


Conor McGregor floats holding Jan. 23 charity fight against Dustin Poirer at AT&T Stadium

"Jerry Jones is a friend and the stadium can hold our crowd," McGregor said in a tweet Wednesday evening. "I will be ready for Texas and...
Tags: Texas, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, AT amp, Jerry Jones, Dustin Poirer


UFC champ Conor McGregor just bought this supercar-inspired $3.4 million Lamborghini yacht — check it out

Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63. Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini teamed up with The Italian Sea Group to create the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63. It's a 4,000-horsepower yacht powered by two V12 engines. It will cost 3 million Euros, or approximately $3.4 million, and is limited to 63 examples. UFC champion Conor McGregor just bought one, according to TMZ. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you've ever looked at a Lamborghini and decided that it would actually be better a...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, Trends, Autos, Ufc, Conor Mcgregor, Yachts, Lamborghini, McGregor, Countach, Lamborghini Miura, Automobili Lamborghini, Kristen Lee, Sea Group, BITranspo, The Italian Sea Group


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series to Begin Filming in March, Ewan McGregor Says

We will see Ewan McGregor‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ soon. The Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring McGregor, reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel films, is set to begin filming this March, the actor revealed. While no official release date has yet been set for the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series, this means we can probably expect the series to debut sometime in late 2021 or early 2022. There’s no better spokesperson for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series than Ewan McGregor, and the actor keeps dishing ...
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Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence

Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence on His Portrayal During a recent appearance at The Graham Norton Show, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed that they’re currently planning to start filming the Obi-Wan Kenobi series next year in March. In addition, he also opened up about drawing inspiration from Star Wars alum Alec Guinness’ original portrayal of the iconic Jedi master and how will it in...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Alec Guiness, Alec Guinness, Rey, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, John Swartz, Giancarlo Esposito, Obi Wan, ComingSoon


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus Series to Begin Filming in March, Says Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor will soon be donning Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi robes once again. During a Zoom appearance on the BBC’s “The Graham Norton Show” Friday night, McGregor revealed that Disney Plus’ untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series is finally set to begin filming in March of 2021. “It’s the Obi-Wan Kenobi story, I suppose. It’s not all me, […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Bbc, Ewan McGregor, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Disney Plus


UFC star McGregor arrested in Corsica for indecent exposure - court

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has been taken into police custody in Corsica on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, the prosecutor's office said on Saturday.
Tags: News, Corsica, Ufc, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor


Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Production Start Revealed!

Obi-Wan Kenobi series production start revealed! We may still be a long ways away from the premiere fo the highly-anticipated Star Wars prequel series centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi but it looks as though the production may finally hit the ground running soon as star Ewan McGregor has revealed in a new interview the scheduled time for the start of shooting the Disney+ series! (Via SlashFilm) RELATED: Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian PB...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, TV Premiere, Obi-wan Kenobi, Sam Hargrave, Kathleen Kennedy Tracey Seaward The Queen


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series Will Be One Season and Begin Filming in 2021, According to Ewan McGregor

An Obi-Wan Kenobi project has been floating around in the ether so long, it’s almost surreal when we get real concrete details. But star Ewan McGregor is eager to give updates on his highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, which he confirmed will be a single, standalone season. But McGregor did leave open the possibility of more. In a recent interview he conducted with ET Online, McGregor confirmed that the upcoming untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series will be only one season long. Bu...
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‘Long Way Up’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Hit the Road

After riding their bikes for the British TV series Long Way Round and Long Way Down, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are back in the saddle for Long Way Up, a new Apple TV+ series. The first three episodes of the show will drop on Apple TV+ on September 18, and ahead of that, we finally have a trailer that features McGregor and Boorman looking appropriately scruffy as they head out on their bikes. Long Way Up Trailer In Long Way Up, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman hop onto their bik...
Tags: Apple, Europe, London, Movies, Jimmy Fallon, Scotland, New York City, Africa, Los Angeles, South Africa, Cape Town, South America, John, Road, Ewan-McGregor, Harley Davidson


Apple Shares Trailer for Upcoming Ewan McGregor Series 'Long Way Up'

Apple today shared the first trailer for "Long Way Up," an upcoming motorcycle series produced by and starring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. The series follows McGregor and Boorman as they ride through Latin American countries that include Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico. The duo will cover 13,000 miles over the course of 100 days, exploring the "glorious and underexposed" landscapes of South and Central America.Covering 13,000 miles over 100 days through 16 ...
Tags: Apple, Mexico, Bbc, South America, Ewan McGregor, Central America, Ushuaia, McGregor, Ewan, Charley, Charley Boorman, Boorman, Harley Davidsons, Long Way Down, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus


Long Way Up Is Coming to Apple TV+ on September 18

Long Time Coming I’d already reported that Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman’s new show Long Way Up would be coming to Apple TV+. At that time I didn’t have a date for it. Now, it has been officially announced that the air date for the show is September 18, 2020, according to Motorcycle News. So, mark your calendars.  In case you missed it, McGregor and Boorman traveled from South America in Ushuaia to Los Angeles, California, over 13,000 miles for this latest version of their motorcycle advent...
Tags: Apple, Motorcycles, South America, Bmw, Ewan McGregor, Electric Motorcycles, Ushuaia, Charlie Boorman, McGregor, Los Angeles California, Motorcycle News, Boorman, Harley Livewire, Long Way Up


Ewan McGregor will ride an electric Harley through South America in a new Apple TV+ show

Apple TV+ has just officially announced a new show from actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, which will document their 2019 trip as they ride electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires all the way from the tip of South America to Mexico. The show, called Long Way Up, will see the motorbiking duo cover 21,000 km (13,000 miles) over 100 days. Starting from the city of Ushuaia, McGregor and Boorman will encounter 13 countries and cross 16 borders on their way to the finish in Mexico. I’ve no doubt tha...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Electric Vehicle, Mexico, Apple TV, South America, Ewan McGregor, Shift, Motorcycle, Harley, McGregor, Charley Boorman, Boorman, Harley Davidson LiveWires, Ushuaia McGregor


Ewan McGregor rides an electric Harley length of South America in new Apple TV+ show

Apple TV+ has just officially announced a new show from actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, which will document their 2019 trip as they ride electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires all the way from the tip of South America to Mexico. The show, called Long Way Up, will see the motorbiking duo cover 21,000 km (13,000 miles) over 100 days. Starting from the city of Ushuaia, McGregor and Boorman will encounter 13 countries and cross 16 borders on their way to the finish in Mexico. I’ve no doubt tha...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Electric Vehicle, Mexico, Apple TV, South America, Ewan McGregor, Shift, Motorcycle, Harley, McGregor, Charley Boorman, Boorman, Harley Davidson LiveWires, Ushuaia McGregor


Ewan McGregor will ride an electric Harley length of South America in new Apple TV+ show

Apple TV+ has just officially announced a new show from actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, which will document their trip as they ride electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires all the way from the tip of South America to Mexico. The trip, called Long Way Up, will see the motorbiking duo cover 21,000 km (13,000 miles) over 100 days. Starting from the city of Ushuaia, McGregor and Boorman will encounter 13 countries and cross 16 borders on their way to the finish in Mexico. I’ve no doubt that Boo...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Electric Vehicle, Mexico, Apple TV, South America, Ewan McGregor, Shift, Motorcycle, Harley, McGregor, Charley Boorman, Boorman, Harley Davidson LiveWires, Ushuaia McGregor


‘Long Way Up’ Will Have Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Back on Their Bikes for Apple TV+

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are hitting the road again. The duo who previously appeared in the British TV series Long Way Round are back for Long Way Up, which will once again have McGregor and Boorman hopping onto motorcycles and riding across the world. Headed to Apple TV+, Long Way Up finds McGregor and Boorman traveling through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and up through Colombia, Central America, and Mexico. Between 2004 and 2005, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman app...
Tags: Apple, New York, London, Television, Movies, Mexico, New York City, Apple TV, South America, Ewan-McGregor, Central America, Harley Davidson, Ushuaia, McGregor, Ewan, Charley


Mike Tyson claims he could beat Conor McGregor in a boxing match

On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday, boxing legend Mike Tyson discussed returning to the ring for his upcoming match against Roy Jones Jr. "I'm back, man, I'm back. I don't know how it came back. I started training, I'm back in shape, 228. I've been boxing, I can't believe this either, man. I don't believe in the fountain of youth, but something just came over me and I'm back, man," Tyson told Fallon. On Thursday, it was announced that Tyson, ...
Tags: News, Jimmy Fallon, Sports, Mike Tyson, MMA, Jones, Conor Mcgregor, Fallon, McGregor, Rocky Balboa, Tyson, Ivan Drago, Roy Jones Jr, Legends Only League, Conor McGregor Tyson


Usman: I offered McGregor a title shot... he was silent

A fight with Conor McGregor is "a lost cause", according to UFC lightweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Tags: News, Sports, Ufc, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, Usman


UFC: Deiveson Figueiredo chokes out Joseph Benavidez, claims flyweight title

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Deiveson Figueiredo won the vacant UFC flyweight championship Sunday, finishing a dominant performance against Joseph Benavidez with a rear naked choke with 12 seconds left in the first round. Jack Hermansson also stunned Kelvin Gastelum with a first-round submission by heel hook in the penultimate bout of the third UFC show in eight days from Fight Island, the UFC’s base of operations on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Figueiredo (19-1) became just the third 125-...
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