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‘Baywatch’ Review: Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron Sink in the Shallows

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We have come to think of Dwayne Johnson — former pro wrestler, action star with a sense of humor, Disney animated singer, just-kidding-maybe presidential candidate and self-described “franchise Viagra” — as the movie star this generations needs, and for the most part, he is. But as the saying goes, he can heal the sick but not raise the dead. And make no mistake: “Baywatch” is dead on arrival. A summer franchise movie that can’t decide if it wants to be a hard-r bawdy comedy, a d-bag-comes-of-age tale or a fairly unironic reboot of the glossy TV show (which ran from 1989- »


- Alonso Duralde

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Watch Greg Gianforte Apologize for Attacking Reporter (Video)

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Newly-elected Montana congressman Greg Gianforte used his victory speech Thursday night to apologize for attacking Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. “I should not have treated that reporter that way, and for that, I’m sorry Mr. Ben Jacobs,” Gianforte said, drawing cheers from his supporters. According to Jacobs, and two other witnesses, he was attacked — “bodyslammed” as Jacobs described it — by Gianforte at the candidate’s campaign headquarters, after asking a question about the Republicans’ healthcare plan. An interview with Fox News was being set up at the time, and Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna later backed up Jacob’s version of events. »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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These 13 Movies Were Rated the Most Damaging to Lgbt People in 2016 (Photos)

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From perpetuating stereotypes to deploying violence against queer people as plot devices or straight-up refusing to clarify the orientation of meaningful Lgbt characters in film, these portraits were are considered the most damaging or ineffective from any major Hollywood film in 2016. “Finding Dory” (Disney) Much ado was made about two women being a same-sex couple in the animated film — but their cameo was so fleeting and, as the study points out, director Andrew Stanton refused to confirm or deny this as true. GLAAD did not count the characters in its tally of 70 represented »


- Matt Donnelly

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Gop Candidate Who Attacked Reporter Wins Montana Special Election

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Note to future Montana politicians: physically assaulting members of the press will, as it turns out, not actually hurt your chances of winning an election. That’s one take-away from the special election held tonight to fill the Big Sky State’s vacant seat in the House of Representatives. Despite a last minute national scandal that erupted after the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, attacked a reporter for The Guardian, Gianforte has handily defeated Democratic opponent Rob Quist. With 78% of precincts reporting, Gianforte was declared winner with 50.7% of the vote to Quist’s 43.4%, according to The New York Times. Also Read: Reporter Accuses. »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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‘Survivor’ Winner Sarah Lacina’s $1 Million Check Ripped (Exclusive Video)

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Iowa cop Sarah Lacina won $1 million live on CBS’ season finale of “Survivor: Game Changers” on Wednesday night (May 24), but will she be able to cash the check? Thanks to some klutzy handling by two former champions, a corner of the check was torn before the new millionaire got her first look at the eight zeroes next to her name. (Watch the video, above) Also Read: 'Survivor: Game Changers' Reveals Season 34 Winner After Jeff Probst handed her the money on national TV, but before she opened the envelope, TheWrap was with Lacina as she cracked open »


- Mikey Glazer

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110 Summer TV Shows: Every New and Returning Series (Photos)

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There’s more TV than ever, and TheWrap’s here to help you keep track of it all. “Casual” (Hulu) Tuesday, May 23 “Dirty Dancing” (ABC) Wednesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. “Red Nose Day Special” (NBC) Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. “Love Connection” (Fox) Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. “Beat Shazam” (Fox) Thursday, May 25 at 9 p.m. “Bloodline” (Netflix) Friday, May 26 “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (The CW) Monday, May 29 at 9 p.m. “Still Star-Crossed” (ABC) Monday, May 29 at 10 p.m. “F Is for Family” (Netflix) Tuesday, May 30 “House of Cards” (Netflix) Tuesday, May 30 “America’s Got Talent” (NBC) Tuesday, May 30 at 8 p. »


- Reid Nakamura

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Don’t Binge-Watch ‘Master of None’ (Commentary)

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In episode 6 of “Master of None” Season 2, Aziz Ansari shifts the focus away from his main character Dev and devotes the entire episode to the underserved, underrepresented people of New York’s working class. The episode is titled “New York, I Love You,” and it’s a lovely collection of vignettes rarely seen on television. Netflix and a new age of TV have allowed an episode like this to exist and stories like these to be told. But the poignancy is buried when you plow through an entire season in a single binge-watch session. The second season of “Master of None” has the same. »


- Brian Welk

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‘Wonder Woman’ Female-Only Screening Has Men’s Tighty-Whities in a Bunch

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It’s gonna take more than a golden lasso to rope this argument in from the brink of insanity. Alamo Drafthouse found itself under siege from outraged men this week, after announcing a female-only screening of the upcoming superhero film “Wonder Woman” next month. “The most iconic superheroine in comic book history finally has her own movie, and what better way to celebrate than with an all-female screening?” Austin-based Alamo said in an announcement of the June 6 screening. “Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl power and saying ‘No Guys Allowed’ for one special night at the Alamo Ritz. »

- Tim Kenneally

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‘The Daily Show’ Hasn’t Changed in the Trump Era – But Everybody Else Has

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The Daily Show” hasn’t changed much since Donald Trump took office. It’s the same political commentary we’ve been seeing since the late ’90s. It’s a bit more scathing — appropriate considering the material they have to work with — but besides a new host in Trevor Noah taking over from Jon Stewart and a batch of fresh correspondents, “The Daily Show” is still the same fake journalism we’ve come to rely on. It’s everybody else that’s changed around them. Since Trump took office in January, late-night television has attempted to step up to “The Daily Show’s” level — but over. »


- Carli Velocci

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Is Fox News Cleaning Up Its Act? Or Just Trying to Make the Murdochs Richer?

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Fox News has taken drastic steps to clean up its image in recent months: Dumping employees accused of sexual harassment and racist comments, backing down from a right-wing conspiracy theory, and siding with a mainstream media reporter over a Republican candidate accused of body-slamming him. Even Monica Lewinsky, who wrote in a recent New York Times op-ed that the network and founder Roger Ailes made her life a “nightmare” in the ’90s, said there  are “positive signs that the younger generation at Fox — James and Lachlan Murdoch — seem to want to change the culture Mr. Ailes created.” But Lewinsky is one of. »


- Brian Flood

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Paris Jackson Mistaken for Homeless Person on Set of Feature Film Debut

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Paris Jackson was mistaken for a homeless person on the set of her now movie, the actress said. The daughter of late pop legend Michael Jackson has been hard at work on an untitled Amazon Studios project, directed by Nash Edgerton. Jackson arrived to set on Thursday and was sitting outside of her makeup trailer, but tweeted that a production staffer had tried to shoo her away. “One of the first people on set, sitting in the parking lot and this dude comes up to me and says homeless people aren’t allowed in this area,” Jackson wrote. Also Read: »


- Matt Donnelly

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FBI Conducting Investigation Into Possible Jared Kushner-Russia Connection

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FBI investigators are looking into a number of meetings between Jared Kushner — President Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest advisors in the White House — and Russian officials as part of its investigation into Russia’s interference with the 2016 election, according to the Washington Post. Kushner is not the central focus of the investigation, but his meetings with a Russian banker and an ambassador in December 2016 have piqued the interest of the FBI, according to the report. Beyond a possible connection between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, investigators are also checking on potential “financial crimes,” the Washington. »


- Sean Burch

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Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Boxing Documentary ‘Counterpunch’ (Video)

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Director Jay Bulger is taking a deep dive into the world of boxing in Netflix’s latest documentary. The film follows several young boxers who are trying to make it in the industry and restore the sport to its glory days of Mohammed Ali and other famous boxers. Bulger happens to have been an amateur boxer himself. Also Read: Trisha Yearwood Talks TV Production, Emmys Rematch and Boxing Up Southern Charm “Many years after hanging up the gloves, I set out to capture the state of boxing in America, following three boxers, in three different chapters of a boxing career. »


- Ashley Boucher

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‘Law and Order: Svu’ Lands ‘Chicago Justice’ Ep as Showrunner

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Law and Order: Svu” has tapped Michael Chernuchin as its new showrunner heading into the venerable NBC procedural’s 19th season, TheWrap has learned. Chernuchin was an executive producer on NBC’s “Chicago Justice,” which recently got the axe. He previously served as showrunner for the original “Law and Order.” Rick Eid, who was the “Svu” showrunner for Season 18, exited the show to replace Matt Olmstead as the showrunner of “Chicago P.D.” The “Law and Order” and “Chicago” franchises were both created by Dick Wolf. Also Read: Christopher Meloni Tears Into Donald Trump: 'Shut Up U F--ing D--' »


- Ryan Gajewski

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Netflix Cancels UK Premieres of ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ ‘Glow’ After Manchester Attack

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Netflix has canceled the London premieres of “Orange is the New Black” Season 5 and the Alison Brie wrestling comedy “Glow” in response to the Manchester attack. “Following the terrible events in Manchester on Monday night, we have decided to cancel our special screening of “Orange is the New Black” and “Glow” on Tuesday, May 30,” a Netflix spokesperson said Thursday. “Our thoughts are with all of those affected by this tragedy.” An individual with knowledge of the matter told TheWrap that the decision to cancel the premieres was not made in response to any request from local authorities. Also Read: 22 People Killed, »


- Carli Velocci

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‘Flip or Flop’ Star Tarek El Moussa Says His Stepfather Is Now Cancer-Free

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Some good news for the El Moussa family, after a year that’s seen more than a little bit of tumult for the reality-tv family. “Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa took to Instagram late Wednesday to deliver the encouraging news that his stepfather is now free of cancer. “Cancer Free!!!! As many of you know my step father battled the same cancer I did … and now, after a few rounds of chemo, he is cancer free and in remission!!” the Hgtv star wrote, in a post that included a photo of his stepfather playing in the water with El. »


- Tim Kenneally

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STX Wins Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ for US Distribution

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STX is sitting pretty now that they’re in business with Amy Schumer.

The young mini-major acquired domestic distribution rights to the comedy out of Cannes. The title was repped by UTA Independent Film Group lead Rena Ronson. The package will begin shooting this July in Boston.

Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, screenwriters of films like “Never Been Kissed” and “How to Be Single,” make their directorial debut here.

The announcement, made by STX Films Chairman Adam Fogelson and production head Sam Brown, also disclosed the »


- Matt Donnelly

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‘Casino Royale’ Composer Reflects on Chris Cornell’s Essential James Bond Theme Song

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James Bond themes, by their very nature, are polarizing things. Just as each generation has an actor that was “their” Bond, each fan has a Bond theme that first lured them into the luxurious, mysterious and dangerous world of 007. Some were attracted to the elegance of Shirley Bassey, others to the gentle romance of Carly Simon or the haunting tones of Adele. But among those hits sits a Bond theme that, while not as instantly recognizable as the “Goldfingers” and “Live and Let Dies” of the world, has proven to be essential to the series by introducing fans to »


- Jeremy Fuster

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Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Best Memory’ From Harvard Isn’t Facebook

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While giving his commencement speech, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg drew fawning “aws” from the crowd when he shared his favorite memory from his time at Harvard University, and it wasn’t co-founding the world’s largest social media company. “My best memory from Harvard is meeting Priscilla,” said Zuckerberg, referring to his wife, Priscilla Chan. Zuckerberg joked about the nascent version of Facebook running into issues with Harvard administrators, with his parents driving up to help him pack because he was seemingly on the verge of being kicked out. His friends threw him a going away party, where he met Chan while waiting in line. »


- Sean Burch

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‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi Talks ‘Revolution,’ Trump-Era ‘Regression’ at Power Women San Francisco (Exclusive Video)

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Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi said that the reaction to Donald Trump’s era of “regression” will  be its own powerful political movement in a talk that spoke to identity, youth and activism at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in San Francisco on Thursday. “The way I’ve always thought of things, every great revolution has occurred from a great regression — we are witnessing a regression that inspires a movement,” said Shahidi, speaking to a room of media and tech executives at the Dolby Laboratories headquarters. Olympian and three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings also spoke at the event along with digital entrepreneurs Lisa Sugar, »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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