See Alexander Ludwig Do a Backflip in Tense Heels Sneak Peek

See Alexander Ludwig Do a Backflip in Tense Heels Sneak Peek

A sibling rivalry unlike any other. In this exclusive sneak peek from the Aug. 15 premiere of Starz’s new drama Heels, brothers Ace Spade (Alexander Ludwig) and Jack Spade (Stephen Amell) brainstorm moves for their upcoming wrestling match. While Ace is clearly excited for the face off, Jack seems underwhelmed by his brother’s ideas. “Try … Read more

Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Free Guy’ Scores $2.2M In Thursday Night Previews – WM Leader

Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Free Guy’ Scores $2.2M In Thursday Night Previews – Deadline

Disney/20th Century Studio’s Free Guy is off to a very hopeful start, clocking $2.2M last night from previews that started at 6PM.  It’s a number that’s just under the Thursday night of Disney’s Dwayne Johnson-Emily Blunt family movie Jungle Cruise which made $2.7M. That film had Thursday night as a pure theatrical window before becoming available day-and-date on … Read more

Chicago mayor defends police official’s decision to skip ritual at slain cop’s send-off

Chicago mayor defends police official's decision to skip ritual at slain cop's send-off

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot expressed her support for a police official who ignored a “sacred” ritual by skipping the playing of bagpipes during the final send-off for slain Officer Ella French – saying the event was sped up to avoid delaying the grieving family, according to a report. “I support what he did,” Lightfoot told the Chicago … Read more

Taliban’s advance in Afghanistan could fuel surge in drug trade

Taliban's advance in Afghanistan could fuel surge in drug trade

The Taliban’s aggressive expansion across Afghanistan following the US withdrawal from the country could fuel a surge in the export of heroin and other drugs — including methamphetamine — as the radical Islamic militants seize critical international trade routes. Opium poppies, which grow wildly in the Afghan countryside, are the country’s biggest cash crop, with … Read more

Why isn’t Justin Herbert playing? Chargers’ Brandon Staley explains reason for QB’s absence in preseason

Why isn't Justin Herbert playing? Chargers' Brandon Staley explains reason for QB's absence in preseason

Herbie: Fully loading. Chargers fans impatiently waiting to get another look at 2020 offensive rookie of the year Justin Herbert will just have to wait longer: Herbert isn’t expected to play in any of the Chargers’ preseason games, along with other Los Angeles first-teamers. With the Chargers kicking off their preseason slate on Saturday, Herbert … Read more

Netflix isn’t the savior Nollywood needs

Netflix isn’t the savior Nollywood needs

In 2016, a team of young, scrappy Nigerian filmmakers made Ojukokoro (Yoruba for “greed”), a twisty crime thriller. They were convinced their little film was going to change Nollywood for the better. The chaotic Nigerian film industry, conveniently known as Nollywood — second only to India’s Bollywood in terms of volume of output — is … Read more