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Star Wars: Darth Vader #6 Review: Pretending At Power

Star Wars: Darth Vader #6 Review: Pretending At Power

Credit: Marvel[/caption]Aside from the surprising fact that the non-human "grand vizier" Mas Amedda now canonically survived past The Empire Strikes Back, this gives Vader a humbling moment of great clarity as he fights against the very people who empower him.The eye candy from Raffaele Ienco, Neeraj Menon and Joe Caramagna (the latter wielding a wicked[...]

Kill Bill 3: Actor Zendaya Flattered at Casting Inquiry and Rumor

Kill Bill 3: Actor Zendaya "Flattered" at Casting Inquiry and Rumor

Fox said she thought Zendaya (Spider-Man: Far From Home, HBO’s Euphoria) should play the role of the grown-up Nikki for Vol 3, which was originally played by Ambrosia Kelly in the 2003 film. The Euphoria star, while promoting her latest film Dune spoke to Empire about the possibility.[caption id="attachment_979766" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ZendayaPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[...]

Tributes Made to Seb Patrick Including On Red Dwarf Tonight

Tributes Made to Seb Patrick, Including On Red Dwarf Tonight

Official web editor and social media manager for Red Dwarf, he was a regular writer for Empire which I could understand, and When Saturday Comes, which I never could He also co-created the UK’s first Kickstarter-funded sitcom in 2013, 'A Brief History of Time Travel' which is available right here and I'm off to listen to again.There[...]

The Wonder Years: ABC Lee Daniels Developing Black Family-Led Reboot

The Wonder Years: ABC, Lee Daniels Developing Black Family-Led Reboot

Lee Daniels (Empire), writer Saladin Patterson (Frasier, The Bernie Mac Show, The Big Bang Theory), and original series co-creator Neal Marlens and star Fred Savage are teaming up to bring The Wonder Years back to ABC The reboot of the popular coming-of-age comedy will focus on how a Black middle-class family in late 1960s Montgomery,[...]

Edgar Wrights Last Night In Soho Will Feel Very Different

Edgar Wright's Last Night In Soho Will "Feel Very Different"

While we wait for his return to theaters, he teased a little about what to expect from the film in a new chat with Empire.[caption id="attachment_1188172" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Matteo Chinellato / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Edgar Wright Says The Film Is Intense "It will feel very different to my other films," Wright told Empire[...]

The Other Typist: Keira Knightley Ilene Chaiken Team for Hulu Series

The Other Typist: Keira Knightley, Ilene Chaiken Team for Hulu Series

Written and executive produced by Ilene Chaiken (The L Word, Empire), the limited series would be an adaptation of Suzanne Rindell's best-selling novel Chaiken is set to write the pilot script, and will executive produce with Knightley, Rindell, and 3 Arts representative Oly Obst Knightley brought the rights to the book to Searchlight Television, who[...]

Empire Ending Series Run Early Over Coronavirus-Related Shutdown

"Empire" Ending Series Run Early Over Coronavirus-Related Shutdown

Henson and Terrance DaShon Howard-starring hip hop drama Empire was already ending its run with its current sixth season - unfortunately, the growing coronavirus pandemic is pushing up that timetable considerably.The network revealed that the season's 18th episode - the last episode completed before production was shut down - will also serve as the season and[...]

Kotobukiya Keeps the Empire Alive with New Star Wars TIE Fighter Statue

Kotobukiya Keeps the Empire Alive with New Star Wars TIE Fighter Statue

This time the Empire is back as the TIE Fighter Pilot gets his statue debut This statue stands at 7 inches tall and has the ability to be in two different poses The first posed in the classic military formation position This sleek pose goes great with the metallic styled paint on his helmet and[...]

Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, from HBO's Game of Thrones to CBS' The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon.Even[...]

Empire &#8211 Lee Daniels: Jussie Smollett Will NOT Be Returning for Season 6

'Empire' – Lee Daniels: Jussie Smollett "Will NOT Be Returning" for Season 6

Approximately a month after FOX renewed Lee Daniels and Danny Strong’s music industry drama Empire for a sixth and final season, Daniels is finally putting to rest rumors that controversial cast member Jussie Smollett‘s character Jamal Lyon would join the series' final run Taking to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to a Variety article that reported show[...]



BREAKING: Charges Against Empire Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

BREAKING: Charges Against 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

In a move that has already set social media aflame once again, Chicago prosecutors have dropped all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett Arrving to a Chicago courtroom early Tuesday morning for an emergency meeting, after which it was learned that all 16 felony counts were being dropped and that his "record has been wiped[...]

Avengers: Endgame Gets Three New Empire Magazine Covers

Avengers: Endgame Gets Three New Empire Magazine Covers

Avengers: Endgame is getting three new covers for the next issue of Empire Magazine, which will be on news stands on March 21 Two of the regular covers will feature the original Avengers team of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, and Black Widow The other will feature Thanos in his battle armor None[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guility to Disorderly Conduct Charges

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Pleads "Not Guility" to Disorderly Conduct Charges

Less than a week after the Empire actor/singer was indicted on 16 counts of disorderly conduct, Jussie Smollett appeared before Cook County trial Judge Steven Watkins on Thursday morning to plead (though attorney Tina Glandian) "not guily" to all counts Currently out on $100,000 bail, Smollett could face more than three years in jail and[...]

New York Undercover: Dexters Luna Lauren Velez Returning for ABC Reboot Pilot

'New York Undercover': Dexter's Luna Lauren Velez Returning for ABC Reboot Pilot

Original series lead Malik Yoba (Empire) returns as Det J.C Williams, now supervising the unit as well as the next generation of detectives Though retired from detective work, Velez's Moreno still has ties to the unit. ABC Having Velez and Yoba as part of the new series will go a long way in helping connect fans of[...]

Empire EPs Remove Jussie Smolletts Character from Final Season 5 Eps

'Empire' EPs Remove Jussie Smollett's Character from Final Season 5 Eps

Less than 24 hours after Empire actor Jussie Smollett was released on $100,000 bond after being arrested Thursday morning on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged assault in late January 2019, the executive producers of the popular FOX series have made the decision to remove his character Jamal from the remainder of the series'[...]

Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Released on $100000 Bond

'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Released on $100,000 Bond

UPDATE: Empire actor Jussie Smollett was released on $100,000 bond after a court hearing on Thursday, after being arrested this morning on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged assault in late January 2019 During the hearing, a series of texts between the actor/singer and siblings Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo showing how the attack was planned were read[...]

Chicago PD: Dissatisfied with His Salary Empires Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Trump Responds

Chicago PD: "Dissatisfied with His Salary," Empire's Jussie Smollett Staged Attack; Trump Responds

According to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Empire star Jussie Smollett staged his own "assault" because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” and looking for better positioning on the FOX drama series During a Thursday morning press conference, Johnson also revealed that Smollett paid brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo $3,500 (by check) to particpate in the fake[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Arrested Bail Hearing Expected Thursday

'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Arrested; Bail Hearing Expected Thursday

Empire star Jussie Smollett is under arrest and currently in the custody of of Chicago police detectives, with Chicago PD Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi confirming the actor/singer's arrest Thursday morning The arrest comes less than 12 hours after Smollett was formally charged with federal disorderly conduct for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony).”[caption id="attachment_980669" align="alignnone" width="1296"] EMPIRE: Pictured L-R:[...]