Bob Wojnowski The Detroit News Published 1:51 PM EST Dec 4, 2018 Detroit — Be relieved or celebratory if you wish. Be skeptical of his motives and intentions, too. Just be careful assuming this is the end — for Ohio State as a super-power or Urban Meyer as a coach. Meyer is retiring from Ohio State after the Rose Bowl, and suddenly there’s a gaping hole in college football and the Big Ten, and the task seemingly just got easier for others, including Jim Harbaugh. That’s the theory, at least. The reality is, the Buckeyes are losing one of the game’s all-time greats, and it’s a huge blow for them. But be cautious assuming it’s an immediate boon for the Wolverines, or the Spartans, or the Nittany Lions, or any other would-be reign-taker. The Buckeyes have been rocked before by scandal and sudden departures, and for most of the past half-century, they haven’t slipped from the elite. The pressure is back on blast for Harbaugh, 10-2 … [Read more...] about Does Urban Meyer’s departure open door for Jim Harbaugh, others?
CNN's Jim Acosta may or may not regain regular access to the White House as a result of the lawsuit filed on Tuesday. But if Donald Trump chooses to stand firm on the position that the White House has the right to deny Acosta a "hard pass" to regularly attend briefings, his administration better be prepared for a new ballgame of transparency in its relationship with the press. The complaint filed in D.C. Circuit Court by a legal team led by Ted Boutrous at Gibson Dunn characterizes what happened last Wednesday as an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment. On that day, Acosta asked a question that Trump didn't appreciate. Acosta wanted to follow up — and then follow up again — and refused to hand over the microphone. Trump got agitated. A staffer was unsuccessful in an attempt to wrest the microphone from Acosta's hands. Trump, John Kelly, William Shine, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and the U.S. Secret Service, according to the suit, "revoked Acosta’s White House … [Read more...] about CNN Lawsuit Isn’t Just About Jim Acosta’s White House Badge
Star Wars Resistance animated series announced! Disney Channel and Lucasfilm have announced the start of production on Star Wars Resistance, a new animated adventure series set in that galaxy far, far away and taking place just before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Star Wars Resistance will premiere this fall! The series centers on Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. It will also feature the beloved droid BB-8 alongside ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, voiced by actors Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, respectively. The series was created by renowned Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels); executive-produced by Athena Portillo (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Justin Ridge (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels) and Brandon … [Read more...] about Star Wars Resistance Animated Series Announced!
Disney Channel is returning to a galaxy far, far away. The kid-focused cable network has handed out a series order to Star Wars Resistance, a new animated series revolving around Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance whose mission is to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. The series will premiere in the fall on Disney Channel in the U.S. and on Disney XD around the world. Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie will return to voice their characters, Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, respectively, in guest roles. The new series will feature BB=8 alongside pilots and new characters. Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels) created the series. He exec produces alongside Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels grads Athena Portillo, Justin Ridge and Brandon Auman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Amy Beth Christenson (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels serves as art director.Star Wars Resistance came out of my … [Read more...] about ‘Star Wars Resistance’ Animated Series Set at Disney Channel
Micheal Bluth fighting Thanos to save the world? It could happen. While co-directors Anthony and Joe Russo are best known for their work on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War, one of their first big projects in the industry was actually working on the Golden Globe-winning series Arrested Development. The Russo brothers directed a good number of the series' episodes, including the series' pilot. And it looks like there will be some nods to the show in the upcoming sequel. In a recent interview with Andy McCarroll Movies, the Infinity War directors were asked whether or not we should expect to see anything from Arrested Development in the new Avengers movie. While the pair of directors declined to reveal any details of the movie itself, Joe Russo did at least give us a clue of what to expect. Said Joe Russo. While this doesn't describe any cameos or Easter Eggs from Arrested Development in detail, it does tell us that we should … [Read more...] about Arrested Development Cameos Teased In Avengers: Infinity War