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Actress Accuses Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct on Broadway

Just days after television host John Oliver confronted Dustin Hoffman during a tense Q&A following a screening of Wag the Dog, another woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct. Kathryn Rossetter, who starred opposite Hoffman in the 1983 Broadway production of Death of a Salesman and later in the 1985 television adaptation, has shared her story of the alleged, repeated sexual harassment, groping and assault she endured at the hands of the actor.

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Captain America’s Cool Beard Was the Most Popular Moment in the ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer

Just yesterday, Marvel unleashed the first official trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, their biggest film to date. The next chapter in the superhero ensemble series will bring the largest number of MCU characters together for an epic battle against the villainous and power-hungry Thanos. While Josh Brolin’s big purple villain received a fair amount of flack from fans (he does look a little silly without the helmet), the trailer also featured many more amazing moments worth cheering — in particular, Captain America’s sexy new beard.

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Daisy Ridley Is Leaving ‘Star Wars’ After ‘Episode IX’

Although only the second installment in the latest Star Wars trilogy is hitting theaters in a couple of weeks, Lucasfilm is already looking ahead to the future of the franchise. The Last Jedi writer and director Rian Johnson has been tapped to develop a new trilogy with new characters as the franchise finally leaves the Skywalker saga behind. That means we’ll be saying goodbye to some of our favorite characters from the current trilogy — and that includes Rey, according to Daisy Ridley.

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Charlie Rose Fired From CBS Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Charlie Rose joined the growing list of men whose alleged histories of sexual harassment and assault have been exposed in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. The 75-year-old host of Charlie Rose and former 60 Minutes correspondent was the subject of a recent exposé in The Washington Post, in which eight women bravely came forward to accuse Rose of sexual harassment and assault. According to a statement from CBS News president David Rhodes, Rose has been officially fired from the network.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: December 2017

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…Baby Groot nipping at your toes… That’s right. Netflix is giving subscribers an early Christmas gift in December as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits the streaming service — just in time for your family gatherings (or avoidance thereof). Unfortunately, with Disney set to launch their own streaming service, you won’t be able to enjoy the studio’s films on Netflix for much longer. Thankfully, there are a ton of other great, non-Disney movies hitting the service next month.

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Christian Bale’s Body Has Achieved Its Final Form as Dick Cheney

Some actors are chameleons who disappear into their roles — like Gary Oldman and his prosthetics, or Daniel Day-Lewis and his prestigious method Acting. But only one actor has a body that’s capable of transforming into myriad shapes and sizes, shrinking and expanding itself, seemingly at will, to inhabit any number of roles. That actor is Christian Bale, and for his latest experiment in testing the boundaries of good health, he’s morphed his oft-chiseled physique into a squishy human-shaped cushion to portray former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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Kevin Spacey Accused of Sexually Assaulting Richard Dreyfuss’ Son as Sony Considers ‘All the Money in the World’ Delay

Following his suspension from Netflix in the wake of a growing number of sexual assault and harassment allegations, Kevin Spacey has found himself at the center of another damning accusation. Harry Dreyfuss, son of actor Richard Dreyfuss, says he was also sexually assaulted by the Oscar-winning actor. The latest allegation has come to light just as a new report reveals that Sony may cancel its upcoming premiere of Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World and potentially move the film, which stars Spacey, out of awards season altogether.

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Michael Bay Is Producing a ‘Dora the Explorer’ Movie

Hi, friends! Can you tell us where the Dora the Explorer movie is hiding? Did you say, “In Michael Bay’s bank account”? Very good! …But also: What?! Michael Bay, purveyor of glistening biceps, incomprehensible robo-action and explosives, is producing a a live-action (emphasis on ACTION, am I right) movie based on the popular animated series. You know, for kids.

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What’s Leaving Netflix: November 2017

Alright, you know the drill: Just as the Netflix lords giveth, so too must they taketh away — which is to say that as dozens of new movies and TV shows hit the streaming service next month, several will be making their exit…possibly for good. November’s expiring titles include a handful of Wachowskis faves (including The Matrix trilogy), Twilight (sorry, YA lovers), Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, and all nine seasons of How I Met Your Mother.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: November 2017

Attention, Chappie fans. Your time has finally come. Neill Blomkamp’s bizarre sci-fi experiment is arriving on Netflix in November. This is truly a momentous occasion for all five of you. As for the rest of us, a bunch of other new titles are coming to the streaming service next month, including Sundance favorite Mudbound, along with the debut seasons of Marvel’s The Punisher and the Steven Soderbergh-produced western Godless.

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