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‘Rookie’ changes prop weapons policy following fatal shooting on ‘Rust’ set
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‘Rookie’ changes prop weapons policy following fatal shooting on ‘Rust’ set

One ABC TV series has instated a new policy that will ban the use of so-called “live” weapons on set, following the fatal shooting on a movie set in New Mexico. The showrunner on ABC’s “The Rookie,” a cop drama starring Nathan Fillon, sent a letter to the cast and crew explaining the change over…MORE

Hilaria Baldwin posts first public comments on ‘Rust’ shooting incident
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Hilaria Baldwin posts first public comments on ‘Rust’ shooting incident

Hilaria Baldwin has addressed the “Rust” set shooting for the first time publicly. The wife of Alec Baldwin posted a statement on her verified Instagram account Monday. “My heart is with Halyna,” Hilaria Baldwin wrote in her post, referring to filmmaker Halyna Hutchins, who died after Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun on set last…MORE

Halyna Hutchins: In her own words
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Halyna Hutchins: In her own words

Halyna Hutchins died doing what she loved on the set of the film “Rust.” And that love is being returned as colleagues and friends remember the journalist turned cinematographer who died after the film’s star and executive producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun on set in New Mexico last week. Hutchins was 42. The…MORE

Snoop Dogg mourns his mother Beverly Tate
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Snoop Dogg mourns his mother Beverly Tate

Snoop Dogg announced that his mother, Beverly Tate, has died. The rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news, writing “Mama thank u for having me,” alongside a sweet picture of Snoop with his mom. In another post, his mother is shown holding a bouquet of flowers. “Thank u god for giving me an…MORE

‘Rust’ director told authorities Alec Baldwin was practicing drawing his gun when weapon discharged
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‘Rust’ director told authorities Alec Baldwin was practicing drawing his gun when weapon discharged

The shot that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set last week was fired as actor Alec Baldwin was practicing drawing his gun, according to the director who was injured in the shooting, an affidavit for a search warrant shows. Joel Souza, director of the film “Rust,” was shot in the shoulder and…MORE

‘Insecure’ returns

‘Insecure’ returns

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Ed Sheeran says he tested positive for Covid-19
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Ed Sheeran says he tested positive for Covid-19

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. “Quick note to tell you that I’ve sadly tested positive for Covid, so I’m now self-isolating and following government guidelines,” the 30-year-old said in a statement posted to his verified Instagram account. The news come ahead of his highly anticipated fourth studio…MORE

Today Drake celebrates his 35th birthday
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Today Drake celebrates his 35th birthday

Pop the bottle, it’s the Champagne Papi’s birthday today. Canadian rapper Drake is celebrating another year around the sun as he turns 35 years old on Sunday. Just last month, the musician, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, dropped his new album, “Certified Lover Boy,” which made it to No. 1 on Billboard’s 200 chart…MORE

‘Eternals’ expands the Marvel universe with a messy, history-spanning origin saga

‘Eternals’ expands the Marvel universe with a messy, history-spanning origin saga

Adapting a relatively obscure comic into a sprawling epic, “Eternals” might be Marvel’s boldest bet since “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and that worked out. Whether this millennia-spanning tale of immortals hiding in plain sight on Earth can repeat history will serve as a referendum on the studio’s muscle, especially because the movie’s structural flaws offset…MORE

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