The comedy legend turned pariah spoke to Ryan Parker of The Hollywood Reporter and said that he wrote a letter apologizing to casting directors of Captain America: The First Avenger because he announced auditioning for the secret project on his social media. Also read: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Edit Teases Iron Man Rescue Mental images are coming to mind on how the future Avengers films would have looked if Dane Cook would have gotten the role over the real Captain America Chris Evans. Cook says he was excited and we understand, right? Anyone auditioning for a role like this is bound to get lost in the moment. Captain America: The First Avenger was the first of a trilogy of successful films for Marvel Studios. It is often called a period piece that was followed up by an action-packed thriller in Captain America: The Winter Soldier; a film that arguably changed the entire mood of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The concluding … [Read more...] about Comedian Dane Cook Apologizes For Auditioning For Captain America
By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 13, 2019 at 1:11 pm | UPDATED: February 13, 2019 at 1:12 pm Jussie Smollett will be on national television Thursday, talking about how he was attacked in a racist, homophobic hate crime outside his Chicago apartment early on the morning of Jan. 29. But will Smollett’s interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” put to rest questions that have been raised about the reported attack? Several right-wing figures, including Donald Trump Jr., James Woods and Candace Owens, have wondered whether the reported incident was a hoax. The interview will mark the first time the “Empire” actor has answered questions about the incident, which brought an outpouring of sympathy by his co-stars, other entertainment figures and Democratic leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. senators and presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. In … [Read more...] about Will Jussie Smollett’s ‘Good Morning America’ interview clear up questions about attack?
Sally Ho, Associated Press Updated 3:30 pm CST, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014 file photo, AmeriCorps volunteers take a pledge as President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, which promotes volunteerism and community service, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington. Hundreds of Teach for America alumni are slamming the educator placement program for telling members to cross the picket line during a potential teacher strike in Oakland, California, or risk losing thousands of dollars at the end of their service. In partnership with the AmeriCorps, Teach for America members can apply for an education award at the end of their service to help pay off student loans. An AmeriCorps spokeswoman couldn't immediately provide comment but said striking is prohibited. less FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014 file photo, AmeriCorps volunteers take a pledge as President Barack Obama and former … [Read more...] about Educator strikes reignite tensions with Teach for America
Avengers: Endgame action figures reveal Iron Man and Captain America in their rumored Quantum Realm suits. Details are scarce about the most anticipated movie of 2019, but it is believed that the Quantum Realm from the Ant-Man franchise will play a large role in helping Earth's Mightiest Heroes take down Thanos and reverse the Decimation. However, as to how that happens, or even how Scott Lang figures out a way to escape the Quantum Realm, is still very much a mystery at this point in time. In the latest Avengers: Endgame toy leak, we see Iron Man and Captain America in what many are calling their Quantum Realm suits. It has been theorized that time travel will be the key when trying to reverse the effects of the Mad Titan's Decimation. The suits themselves look pretty similar to what Hank Pym crafted for Scott Lang and himself to safely travel within the depths of the Quantum Realm in last summer's Ant-Man and the Wasp. However, it has not been confirmed how our heroes will be using … [Read more...] about Endgame Action Figures Show Captain America & Iron Man in Quantum Realm Suits
Tom Barrack, a financier and close ally of President Donald Trump, defended the murder of Jamal Khashoggi while speaking at a summit in Dubai this week, stating that “atrocities” committed by the United States are “equal, or worse” than those committed by Saudi Arabia. According to Gulf News, Barrack made the comments while speaking about the Khashoggi killing at the Milken Institute MENA Summit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with CNN host Becky Anderson. When asked about the murder, which U.S. intelligence was pinned on Saudi leadership, Barrack said “whatever happened in Saudi Arabia, the atrocities in America are equal, or worse to the atrocities in Saudi Arabia.” “The atrocities in any … country are dictated by the rule of law,” he added. “So for us to dictate what we think is the moral code there, when we have a young man and regime that is trying to push themselves into 2030, I think is a mistake.” He also cracked a joke … [Read more...] about Trump Ally Tom Barrack Defends Khashoggi Murder: ‘Atrocities in America are Equal, or Worse’ Than Saudi Arabia