Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Martial artist and action movie icon Jackie Chan has confirmed it: Rush Hour 4 is a go. According to Variety, Chan confirmed to fans at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday that he is discussing the project “right now” with interested parties — and would […]

Paramount Pictures As if being the highest grossing movie of the year — and Tom Cruise‘s career — wasn’t enough, Top Gun: Maverick is aces with the National Board of Review. The New York City-based collection of film professionals, academics and movie enthusiasts this year have named Maverick its Best Film. Founded in 1909, the […]

Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Mighty Dream Forum Pharrell Williams is on a mission to save the polar bears. The entrepreneur and his Icecream design label have teamed up with MINI USA for an exclusive merch collection that will help raise money for the white bears. Set to launch December 15 on NTWRK, the collection will feature a variety […]

mixetto/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Teacher vacancies in schools around the country persist after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics. However, schools with large numbers of minority students and in high-poverty areas are suffering the worst staff shortages. About 40% of public schools […]

Warner Bros. Discovery In a lengthy Twitter thread Thursday, James Gunn responded to a widely covered Hollywood Reporter story about his and partner Peter Safran‘s reported “blueprint” for getting Warner Bros. Discovery’s DC Comics-based universe back on track. The trade put forth that a third Wonder Woman film from director Patty Jenkins had been scrapped. […]

Steve Jennings/Getty Images Jhené Aiko‘s back to making music, but this go-round, her project aligns with her role as mother to newborn son Noah Hasani. The singer is releasing her own installment of Sleep Soul, which, according to YouTube, is sleep music that consists of “R&B melodies combined with white, brown and pink noise.” Jhené’s Sleep Soul Volume 2 is slated for a December […]

Courtesy of WE TV New season, more drama. That’s what fans can expect when Growing Up Hip Hop makes its return next month. WE TV released a teaser ahead of the show’s seventh season, with newcomers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Naughty by Nature‘s Treach and Kurupt of the Dogg Pound. Here’s a rundown of what’s to come. Egypt is joining her mother, Pepa, on tour, but she’s faced with juggling the opportunity […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republicans are celebrating a major political win as they head into the new Congress with a House majority — forcing Democrats to concede on ending the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in order to get the must-pass national defense bill across the finish line. The move would be a major concession […]

The Henrico County, VA Sheriff’s Office (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The student accused of opening fire on a loaded charter bus, killing three University of Virginia football players and wounding two other classmates, made a brief appearance in court on Thursday. The suspect, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., 22, appeared in court in Charlottesville for a status […]

Jasmin Merdan/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how infectious mpox can be and how important vaccination was in reducing the outbreak over the summer. Last month, the World Health Organization renamed “monkeypox” as “mpox” over concerns of stigmatization of the disease. The study, published Thursday, […]

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