‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ coming back to theaters in extended “More Fun Stuff Version”

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Sony is marking 60 years of the Spider-Man comic book character and 20 years of Spidey films with a "fan cut" of Spider-Man: No Way Home.

The new version, titled Spider-Man: No Way Home -- The More Fun Stuff Version, containing added and extended scenes, hits theaters in the U.S. and Canada September 2. Other countries will be added soon, according to a post on the film's official Twitter page.

The post features a snippet of the film's three Spider-Men, Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield, all getting a kick out of introducing themselves as Ol' Web Head, and is capped with their recreation of the famous "pointing Spidey" meme, along with the legend, "Who's going?"

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, August 9 with screenings starting Friday, September 2. Domestically, Spider-Man: No Way Home, starring Holland,  Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Foxx, and Alfred Molina, is the third-highest-grossing movie of all time, and the sixth-highest-grossing title worldwide, with over $1.8 billion to date. 

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In Brief: ‘Barry’ re-upped for season 5; Jason Momoa doing ‘Shots!’, and more

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Four shows into its third season, HBO has renewed Barry, the dark comedy starring Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader, for a fourth season, the premium cable channel announced on Thursday. Hader won an Emmy for playing the titular character, a depressed hitman from the Midwest who's sent to Los Angeles to kill an aspiring actor, but decides instead to ditch his life of crime to become an actor himself. Fellow Emmy-winner Henry Winkler co-stars, along with Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg and Anthony Carrigan...

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is attached to star in the Universal Studios action-comedy Shots! Shots! Shots! according to The Hollywood Reporter. Details are being kept under wraps, but the film, which Momoa will also co-produce, is described as "a family-centric adventure that has tones of James Cameron’s True Lies, Liam Neeson’s Taken franchise and recent Paramount hit The Lost City," per THR...

Scott Eastwood is returning to the Fast and Furious franchise with Fast X. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Suicide Squad co-star will be reprising his role as Little Nobody, the government agent assistant he played opposite Kurt Russell's mysterious Mr. Nobody in the series' eighth installment...

Veteran stage and screen actor John Aylward, best known playing Dr. Donald Anspaugh on ER and former DNC chairman Barry Goodwin on The West Wing, died Monday at his home in Seattle, according to Deadline. He was 75. Aylward’s death was confirmed by his wife, Mary Fields, to his longtime agent, Mitchell K. Stubbs. Aylward had been in declining health, according to Fields. In addition to his TV work, Aylward most recently appeared in such films as Instinct, A Million Ways to Die in the West, The Way Back and Water for Elephants...

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Cannes: Tom Cruise receives Palme d’Or; ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ gets marathon standing ovation

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Tom Cruise capped off a big day at the Cannes Film Festival by taking home its prestigious Palme d’Or following the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick.

The award honors the best film screened at the festival, but the honor's presentation was said to be a surprise to Cruise, following a "Masterclass" retrospective of his onscreen career -- and a five-minute standing ovation for the long-awaited sequel.

Cruise called the event, “An incredible evening and an incredible time."

He was thrilled, "Just to see everyone’s faces," following the COVID-19 restrictions.

"It’s been 36 years since Top Gun and we had to hold this for two years because of the pandemic,” Cruise told the crowd, adding, "I make these movies for all of you."

Top Gun: Maverick lands in theaters May 24.

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In Brief: Soap star dies at 37; Jamie Foxx, Robert De Niro deploy for ‘Tin Soldier’, and more

Actress Marnie Schulenburg, who played Alison Stewart on As the World Turns from 2007 to 2010, has died. Deadline reports the Daytime Emmy Award-nominated actress was 37 and died after a battle with metastatic breast cancer at a hospital in Bloomfield, New Jersey...

Peacock has released the official trailer for its upcoming reimagining of the groundbreaking British drama series Queer as Folk, which follows a group of friends whose lives are rocked after a tragedy. The series stars Grey’s Anatomy's Devin Way, Agents of SHIELD's Fin Argus, Big Sky's Jesse James Keitel, CG, Hacks' Johnny Sibilly and Special's Ryan O’Connell, the latter of whom is also attached as a writer and co-executive producer. Guest stars include Kim Cattrall and Juliette Lewis, who play parents to LGBTQ kids. The full season of Queer as Folk launches June 9 on Peacock...(Trailer contains uncensored profanity.)

The second project from Robert Downey Jr.'s Team Downey for Discovery+ will be an unscripted series tentatively titled Downey’s Dream Cars, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series will feature the Iron Man star and his team of experts reviving classic cars, as they "also look to restore a battered global environment by creating eco-friendly automobiles for the 21st century." "My goal is to showcase that it’s possible to keep the integrity of classic cars while leveraging new tech and innovation to make them more eco-friendly,” Downey Jr. said in a statement obtained by the outlet...

Jamie Foxx, Robert De Niro, Scott Eastwood and John Leguizamo are set to team up for the action indie movie Tin Soldier, according to Deadline. It "tells the story of The Bokushi -- played by Foxx -- who preaches to hundreds of veterans who have been drawn to the promise of protection and purpose under him." After several failed attempts by Emmanuel Ashburn -- a government military operative played by De Niro -- to penetrate his heavily armed fortress, he recruits Eastwood's Nash Cavanaugh, a former disciple of The Bokushi, "to get revenge on the man who took everything from him, including the love of his life." Tin Soldier begins filming next week in Greece...

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Jimmy Kimmel tests positive for COVID-19, again

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Jimmy Kimmel has tested positive for COVID-19, again,

Taking to Twitter Tuesday night, the late night talk show host announced, "I’m such a positive person, I tested positive AGAIN."

"I am feeling fine," he continued, adding that John Mulaney and Andy Samberg will step in to carry out his hosting duties on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

This is the second time Kimmel has tested positive for COVID-19 this month. Back on May 2, the funnyman quipped, "Our daughter brought us covid (even though we specifically asked her not to)."

"All feeling fine, I am double vaxxed and boosted but the show must not go on," he wrote.

Kimmel was to emcee a portion of Disney's Upfront presentation in New York City Tuesday, but because of the positive test, he delivered his traditionally R-rated takedown of the company's network competition -- along with a friendly roast of ABC's own programming -- remotely.

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Disney+ drops first ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ trailer; Kevin Feige teases ‘Secret Invasion’, with Samuel L. Jackson

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The first trailer for Marvel's new Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law dropped on Tuesday, following Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige's reveal of it at Disney's upfront presentation in New York City.

The nine-episode comedy series follows Jennifer Walters -- played by former Orphan Black Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany -- as she navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who specializes in superhuman-oriented legal cases, and also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch super-powered hulk.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law also features Mark Ruffalo, reprising his Smart Hulk role from Avengers: Endgame, who attempts to educate his attorney cousin on managing her new powers, although she'd rather be "a normal, anonymous lawyer."

In the trailer, when a friend tells her, "You could be an Avenger," Walters quips, "Oh, I'm not a superhero. That is for billionaires and narcissists -- and adult orphans, for some reason."

Feige also announced that Secret Wars would be yet another MCU Disney+ small-screen series, and introduced to the crowd Samuel L. Jackson, who will be reprising his role as Nick Fury, to help promote it.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law premieres August 17 on Disney+.

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In Brief: Bob Saget tribute debuts June 10; ‘The Lost City’ streams, and more

The premiere date for Netflix's A Tribute to Bob Saget, a celebration of the comedian and actor’s life in comedy with his friends and family, is June 10, the streaming service announced as part of its Netflix Is a Joke festival. The event, filmed at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood following Saget’s January 9 death, featured many big names, including his Full House co-star John StamosJim CarreyChris RockJeffrey Ross, and John Mayer...

The Lost City, the rom-com adventure starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, is coming to Paramount+ on Tuesday. The film has Bullock playing a reclusive romance novelist who gets kidnapped by a weirdo billionaire played by Daniel Radcliffe, while Channing Tatum plays her Fabio-like cover model who attempts to rescue her. Brad Pitt also stars as a mercenary far better suited for such an operation...

Norway's equivalent of the Emmy Awards, the Gullruten Awards, were held on Saturday night, and while many of the country's biggest stars aren't well-known here, the opening number would have been pretty familiar to U.S. audiences: The stars all assembled to imitate the "Peacemaker dance." The hit HBO Max show opens with the show's cast doing a straight-faced, coordinated dance to Wigwam's "Do You Wanna Taste It." To his social media followers, Peacemaker creator James Gunn pointed out the awards show tribute, noting of their imitation, "...A little too much smiling, but I know it's hard to hold back when you wanna taste Wigwam"...

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, starring and executive-produced by John Krasinski, will end with its fourth season, currently in production, sources tell Deadline. However, that won't be the end of the franchise, according to the outlet, which reports Amazon Prime Video is developing a potential spinoff series starring Michael Peña as Ding Chavez -- another character from Clancy’s Jack Ryan literary universe. Peña will be introduced in the final episode of the upcoming third season before joining the cast full-time in season four. Amazon announced Peña’s addition to the cast in the season-four pickup announcement in October without revealing his character. Returning for Jack Ryan's third season, besides Krasinski, are Wendell Pierce as James Greer and Michael Kelly as Mike November...

CBS has renewed all three shows from Dick Wolf's FBI franchise -- flagship show FBI and spinoffs FBI: Most Wanted and FBI: International -- for two more seasons, the network announced on Monday. The multi-year pickups will take FBI through its sixth season in 2023-24, Most Wanted through its fifth and International to its third. With the FBI pickups, seven of the nine scripted series Wolf has on broadcast TV are set to return in 2022-23. NBC’s Chicago trio and Law & Order: SVU are all in the second year of three-season pickups, announced in 2020...

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In Brief: ‘Jackass: Forever’ getting spin-off, ‘Dead to Me’ returning, and more

Paramount+ announced that the Bryan Cranston/Annette Bening comedy Jerry & Marge Go Large will be coming to the streaming service on June 17. The film, which will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in June, has the pair starring in the real-life story of a couple who hit it big gaming the Massachusetts lottery. They then use their windfall to help their Michigan town. The film also stars Michael McKean, Larry Wilmore, Rainn Wilson, and Anna Camp...

A spin-off to the hit Jackass: Forever is coming to Paramount+. The Hollywood Reporter says Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish revealed the news after an earnings call on Tuesday. "...[W]e're working with the creators to continue the partnership with a new series, bringing even more ridiculous antics straight to Paramount+," the exec said. To date, the modestly-budgeted Jackass: Forever has made more than $80 million in theaters, making it one of the highest grossing films of 2022...

(NOTE LANGUAGE) Dead to Me, Netflix's dark comedy starring Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini and James Marsden, will return for its third and final season in the fall. "And… that’s a wrap on @deadtome Season 3!" series creator Liz Feldman tweeted next to a photo of a director's chair sitting alone on a beach. "Filming is complete. Editing is underway. The final season is coming. And holy. f******. s***. @1capplegate & @lindacardellini knocked it out of the park. Can’t to share it with you." Netflix also announced Feldman's next project for the streamer, the dark comedy titled, No Good Deed...

David Birney, the actor best known for playing Dr. Ben Samuels on season one of the 1982 NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere, as well as CBS' short-lived, controversial 1972 sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie, has died of Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Santa Monica, His life partner Michele Roberge tells The New York Times. He was 83. Birney appeared on St. Elsewhere for just one season, before leaving due to a Broadway commitment. Bridget Loves Bernie, an interfaith sitcom that met with criticism from Jewish groups due to accusations of stereotypes, lasted just one season, but also introduced him to his co-star Meredith Baxter, to whom was married from 1974-1989. They shared three children. Birney also had guest spots and recurring roles on many classic TV shows, including Murder, She Wrote, The Love Boat and Hawaii Five-0...

Mom alum Allison Janney has been tapped to star alongside Kristen Wiig in Apple TV+ comedy series Mrs. American Pie, according to Deadline. Mrs. American Pie revolves around Palm Beach high society in the 1970s. Wiig plays Maxine Simmons, "an outsider" trying to "cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots," according to the streaming service. "Mrs. American Pie asks the same questions that still baffle us today: 'Who gets a seat at the table?" Janney will play Evelyn, a full-time Palm Beach resident and member of the high society. Executive producer Laura Dern is also "eyeing a key role" in the comedy...

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In Brief: ‘The Real World: New Orleans reunion set; Emmys date shifting, and more

The reunions of MTV's Real World casts will continue with a fresh look at the gang from Real World: New Orleans. The Real World Homecoming: New Orleans will premiere exclusively on Paramount+ service in the U.S. and Canada Wednesday, April 20. To get yourself ready, there's a new, drama-filled trailer. The streamer announced all 23 episodes of The Real World: New Orleans will be available to stream Wednesday, April 13... (Trailer contains censored profanity.)

The Emmys are moving from Sunday to Monday this year, thanks to the show's move from CBS to NBC, which also airs Sunday Night Football. The 74th Annual Emmy Awards will take place Monday, September 12, live coast to coast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT., the The Television Academy and NBC announced on Wednesday. A week prior to the network's Emmys telecast, the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be handed out over two consecutive nights on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4, with an edited presentation to be broadcast on Saturday, September 10, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on FXX. Nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards will be announced Tuesday, July 12...

AMC Networks has greenlit the Orphan Black spinoff, Orphan Black: Echoes, scheduled to air on AMC+ and the company’s linear networks in 2023. Per AMC, the spinoff, set in the near future, "takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence" and "follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unravelling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal"...

AMC is also developing a series adaptation of Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man with Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk set to star as William Henry Devereaux, Jr., "the unlikely chairman of the English department in a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt," according to the network. If greenlit, it would mark Odenkirk’s third series for AMC, following Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad. Straight Man is eyeing a 2023 launch...

Severance has been renewed for season two at Apple TV+. The workplace thriller, executive-produced by Ben Stiller, centers on Lumen Industries, a company that’s looking "to take work-life balance to a new level," per Apple. Severence stars Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Dichen Lachman, Jen Tullock, Tramell Tillman, Michael Chernus and Christopher Walken...

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In Brief: Grammy ratings up slightly; ‘The Flight Attendant’ debuts new season trailer, and more

Variety reports that Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast saw a modest 1.4% gain over last year's ceremony, which marked a record low for the event. The 64th Annual Grammy Awards, hosted by The Daily Show's Trevor Noah and carried live from Las Vegas on CBS, drew 8.93 million total viewers across multiple platforms, according to time-zone adjusted fast national data from Nielsen. The network estimates that total viewership for Sunday’s show will be closer to 9.6 million total viewers when Live + Same Day data comes in Tuesday...

Jennifer Lopez' most recent movie Marry Me may have premiered on Peacock, but her next nuptials-related film will be debuting on Amazon Prime. The streaming service has snatched up Shotgun Wedding, a rom com that once was to star Armie Hammer and Lopez, as a couple whose family-filled destination wedding turns into a hostage situation. However, Hammer stepped away from the role last year as his sexting scandal began to crest, and Josh Duhamel stepped up to the altar...

Laurence Fishburne has been tapped to star as Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers in the upcoming FX limited series The Sterling Affairs, chronicling the downfall of Clippers owner Donald Sterling amid the team’s drive to win a championship under Rivers. Jacki Weaver has also signed on to play Sterling's wife, Shelly. Fishburne is currently starring in a revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo at New York's  Circle in the Square Theatre...

The Fox dance competition series So You Think You Can Dance returns for its 17th season May 18 following the season finale of The Masked Singer, the network announced on Monday. The upcoming season will also feature a new judging panel that includes Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe-nominated artist Matthew Morrison and YouTube star JoJo SiwaCat Deeley will return as host. The latest version will feature dancers between the ages of 18 and 30, who will compete in a variety of styles, with brand-new twists and turns introduced into the competition...

Aquaman's Jason Momoa is set to write, executive-produce and star in the drama series Chief of War for Apple TV+, according to Variety. The streaming service has given an eight-episode order to the series, which "follows the story of the unification and colonization of Hawaii from an indigenous point of view." Momoa currently stars in the post-apocalyptic Apple TV+ series See, which aired its second season in 2021 has been picked up for a third...

The official trailer for season two of the HBO Max thriller The Flight Attendant dropped on Monday. The new season and finds a newly sober Cassie Bowden -- played by Kaley Cuoco -- seeing multiple versions of herself while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time, and becomes entangled in more international intrigue. Also returning for season two are Zosia MametGriffin MatthewsDeniz Akdeniz and Rosie Perez, along with T.R. KnightYasha Jackson and Audrey Grace Marshall. The season will also introduce new series regulars Mo McRaeCallie Hernandez and JJ Soria, as well as recurring cast members Alanna UbachCheryl HinesJessie EnnisMae MartinMargaret ChoSantiago CabreraSharon Stone and Shohreh AghdashlooThe Flight Attendant returns with two episodes April 21...

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