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No Time To Die Star Says The Women ‘Wear The Pants’ In New Bond Movie

Many franchises in Hollywood’s history have had trouble including truly great female characters into their storylines. While the 007 movies have introduced tons of “Bond Women” throughout its almost 60-year history, most of them have basically been leggy model-types brought to screen to rouse and distract James Bond in the series. With the upcoming 25th movie No Time To Die, the moment is finally shifting.

If the 007 label is being passed over to a woman, it doesn’t mean she’ll start dressing impractically! Ana de Armas shared some excitement in the fact that her co-star Lashana Lynch is a key character in No Time To Die who has a dominant role in the happenings of the spy flick and literally wears pants. You know, in case you were wondering. Well, we’ve never seen a female 007, so it’s good to know a little about what to expect!

The most notable impact to No Time To Die is the fact that Killing Eve and Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge has script credit on the movie. She’s not only the first woman to write material for a Bond film since Johanna Harwood’s work on Dr. No and From Russia With Love back in the ‘60s, she’s Phoebe Waller freaking Bridge. If you too have found yourself suddenly four episodes deep into BBC series Killing Eve, you know how much the stakes are raised with her on board.

Lashana Lynch and Ana de Armas certainly felt it when told THR how hard they fangirled over the writer when they met her for their recent cover interview. Captain Marvel’s Maria Rambeau felt she had some ownership for her No Time To Die, sharing the creatives were responsive to her adding her own perspective to the British agent. Here’s what Lynch said of her character:

On the flipside, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with wearing a gown in a Bond movie, and Ana de Armas gets to do this in No Time To Die. The actress soon starring in Rian Johnson’s star-studded Knives Out described her character as such:

Aside from these dynamic new characters, No Time To Die will additionally be Daniel Craig’s last outing as James Bond as he faces off against Rami Malek’s villain character in the Cary Joji Fukunaga-directed action movie. It comes to theaters on April 8, 2020.

Walt Disney World Princess Groped By Guest

Walt Disney World is supposed to be a place where everybody gets to have fun. It’s designed so that any person of any age gets to feel like a kid. This should include the cast members who work there, and yet, all too frequently it’s the people who try to make Walt Disney World magic for the rest of us who have the magic ruined. Such as when a guest recently groped one of the cast members playing a princess.

The incident took place earlier this week at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in the area of Fantasyland known as the Grotto. While the princess the cast member was dressed as was not revealed, the area is traditionally home to a Meet-And-Greet for The Little Mermaid‘s Ariel.

Brian Sherman, a 51-year-old resident of Orlando is the man who has been charged with battery following the incident. Sherman posed for a photo with the princess and his wife, by putting his arm around the princess, making her uncomfortable. When it was requested by other case members that he try a different pose, he allegedly lowered his hand and cupped the woman’s breast.

The Disney PhotoPass photographer was thinking fairly quickly, and took pictures of the guests, and those photos were then used to identify Sherman, leading to his arrest.

The cast member who was groped was left shaking and crying by the incident, and the Meet-And-Greet was immediately closed. She has already told authorities that she wants to press charges and is willing to testify.

According to Orlando’s Spectrum 13 News, Brian Sherman is a registered sex offender, who was previously convicted of sexual battery on a person under the age of 12. On the plus side, nobody will have to deal with this guy at Walt Disney World again. Regardless of whether or not he goes to jail you can bet he’ll be placed on the permanent trespass list for Walt Disney World.

I would ask what would possess a person to do something like this, but there’s no answer that would make any sense. I can only hope the young woman in the princess costume wasn’t too terrified by the entire experience. The cast members who play the part of Disney characters are some of the most popular experiences in the park, for both the young and the old, and most of the adults aren’t like this.

While this type of behavior is never acceptable, it’s easy to be even more shocked by it because it’s Walt Disney World. It should be a place where everybody is happy and behaving well, and yet we end up seeing some of the worst of humanity at Disney parks. It’s supposed to vacation. It’s supposed to be fun. Can the terrible people just stop, or at least stay away?

Wait, Is There A New Scream Movie Coming?

The horror genre is in a bit of a renaissance lately, as the past few years have seen a slew of movies become bot h critical and box office successes. But the horror world is one that relies heavily on long-running franchises. Halloween and Child’s Play recently returned to theaters, and now it looks the most iconic franchise from the 90’s might be next. That’s right, I’m talking about Scream.

Wes Craven’s Scream franchise brought new life to slashers, and the iconic horror director ultimately helped a whopping four movies. The most recent addition came with 2011’s Scream 4, but it failed to perform at the box office. And any hopes of the franchise’s future in theaters seemed crushed once Craven passed away in 2015. But a new report indicates that a fifth Scream movie is being developed.

This news comes to us from Bloody Disgusting, and hasn’t been officially confirmed by any of the parties involved. Still, the rumor is enough to make Scream fans giddy with anticipation. Especially following the disappointing nature of the Scream show’s third season, brought back Ghostface but failed to connect with audiences.

According to the report, another Scream movie is being developed by Gary Barber’s Spyglass Media Group. Barber has had a long career as a producer, working on projects like Glass, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Invictus. There are no real details about what the possible fifth movie might include, but it could make history as the first Scream movie not helmed by the late, great Wes Craven.

If a fifth movie comes to fruition, I’m hoping it will once again star the original cast. All four movies revolved around the trio of Sydney (Neve Campbell), Dewey (David Arquette) and Gale (Courteney Cox). As such, it’s hard to imagine a future sequel without them at the head. The trio survived their last attack by Sydney’s cousin in Scream 4, so it seems logical that we should see them return.

If Scream 5 happens and continues the same timeline of the franchise, there are some interesting narrative threads to pull from. The aftermath of Jill’s rampage through Woodsboro was never really explored, as the fourth movie closed on news reports that were hailing her as a hero. Furthermore, it was never confirmed that Hayden Panettiere’s Kirby actually died in Scream 4. While she was stabbed a few times, she had her eyes open during the last shot of the character. Could she pop up in the fifth movie alongside the OG stars?

Of course, Gary Barber and company would have to convince the original cast to return, and also bankroll their salaries. If Scream 5 was going to be a smaller budget project similar to Blumhouse’s Halloween, that might be challenging. But without Wes Craven’s signature direction, the original stars are gong to be necessary to get longtime fans of the franchise on board.

CinemaBlend will keep you updated on any potential Scream news as it comes out. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your last trips to the movies this year, and our 2020 list to start planning for the New Year.

Watch Macy Kate Gleefully Burn Some Ken Dolls In ‘Cry For Help’ Video

If you, too, can’t seem to get your shit together, then Macy Kate has the song for you. The YouTube sensation-turned-pop star released “Cry For Help” last month, and it’s since gone on to become a viral hit on TikTok — which is no surprise, once you hear the super vivid lyrics. But in the newly released video, Macy really dials up the drama thanks to an array of eye-popping ensembles and hilarious set-ups.

The vid opens on Macy lounging in a bathtub, clutching a glass of red wine, and having an all-too-relatable inner monologue. “Why am I always stuck up on my fucking problems? … Why am I always acting like I’m still in college?” she muses, before the chorus comes crashing in and she resolves to give up on guys completely. Onscreen, the 21-year-old throws a solo outdoor BBQ where the main dish is kebabs made out of Ken dolls — and she shows no hesitation chucking them onto the grill and watching them burn, baby, burn.

Press play on the gleefully dramatic, Michelle Parker-directed vid below, and catch it airing all day long on mtvU and MTV Live.

News Anchor Frances Wang on Being on-Air With Perioral Dermatitis

For CBS Miami news anchor Frances Wang, broadcasting her face to thousands of people is just another day at the office. While that might sound terrifying to some, for Wang it’s always felt like second nature. But over the summer she was dealing with a skin condition behind the scenes that made her second guess everything. After months of covering her face in makeup, she shared her experience on Instagram and went viral. In her own words, she opens up about what it was like to be on TV when she wanted to hide, and how going public changed everything.

For the majority of my life, I’ve had clear skin, save for the occasional eczema flare-up—but it was never anything that affected my work or me personally. So when I moved to Florida last December from Los Angeles, I thought it would actually be better for my eczema. A more humid climate would help with dryness and flakes, right? Instead it got worse. Much worse. I went to see a dermatologist for the first time two months later, and was prescribed topical steroids that I used through spring.

After I ran out of my second refill, I started to see my chin break out. At first I thought it was just stress, but then it started spreading—fast. I was diagnosed with perioral dermatitis, which I learned is kind of a general term; it just means inflammation around the mouth. But in some cases, a rash can develop elsewhere on your face—on your eyes, your nose, your forehead, the latter of which happened to me.

I’m someone who tends to make light of everything. I used to post photos on Instagram Stories like, “Oh, look at this pimple!” But once it started spreading, I wanted to hide. When it got bad enough to the point where I couldn’t cover it on-air, I became incredibly self-conscious. Obviously I tried to cover it with makeup, but the more it spread, the harder it was. No matter how much makeup I put on, the redness and bumps still came through. Sure, you can put a filter on a photo and people on social media might not notice. But on TV, in the studio with the lights and 4K HD cameras, you couldn’t miss it. Over the summer I started noticing you could see it when I was anchoring, and in July I went into full-blown panic mode.

At that point, I didn’t only dread going on-air, I didn’t even want to leave my building. I even called a friend and said, “I’m not meant to do this, I need to find a different career.” Whenever the shot was on me (before going to a package or a pre-taped segment), it felt like an eternity. Saying three sentences felt like a whole paragraph, and I was so nervous I found myself messing up on air. My once rock-solid confidence had completely crumbled. I also got a lot messages from viewers. Most were trying to help, but there were a few mean ones that really threw me off and would make me cry.

I think the worst part was waking up in the morning, looking in the mirror, and feeling like it looked painful. I knew I shouldn’t be embarrassed—it’s not something washing my face or slapping on an acne serum could fix—but I was. Doing my makeup was also taking longer because I’d begin tearing up and would have to start over. Sometimes I would just sit there in front of the mirror and feel down. I was in my head a lot. I’d try to give myself pep talks to “suck it up” or reassure myself that people wouldn’t stare or judge. Obviously that wasn’t the case, but I can’t blame people for noticing.

Diplo Is Niall Horan’s Doppelgänger In Trippy ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ Remix Video

Niall Horan‘s latest single, “Nice To Meet Ya,” was released just over a month ago, and we can 100 percent confirm that it’s still a certified bop. But now, the singer has teamed up with Diplo for a clubby remix of the track. And if there’s one thing we can promise, it’s that you won’t be able to stop dancing.

“My good friend @diplo made a remix of Nice To Meet Ya and it’s out now everywhere,” Niall wrote on Instagram early this morning (November 7) alongside a short clip from the trippy music video, which is inspired by his vertical video for Spotify. “Video is out as well on YouTube , go give it a watch,” he added.

If you haven’t seen it yet, run, don’t walk. The video is over three and a half minutes of deepfake goodness that meshes the DJ’s face with Horan’s. And if we didn’t know any better, we’d think that this hybrid version of the two musicians was just Horan’s long lost twin brother. Technology really is incredible, isn’t it?

Diplo also took to social media early this morning to direct fans to the video. “The cutest boy in the world just got a whole cuter,” he wrote. “Nice to meet ya remix out now.” And while many fans responded to the video positively, others were extremely confused. “Tell me why I thought this was Niall disguised with a mustache and much older,” one fan tweeted. “I thought I had too much wine last night, because Niall looks a little bit different,” another person wrote.

Whether you’re loving the music video or you’re totally creeped out by it, there’s one thing we can pretty much all agree on: Niall and Diplo’s friendship is truly something else. And honestly, we would’ve loved nothing more than to have been a fly on the wall when this idea was first being discussed.

Rosalía Debuts A Unibrow That Won’t Quit In Spooky ‘A Palé’ Video

Shipping ports are mysterious places where things, presumably, get shipped. But what happens at night when things aren’t being shipped? Or when the shippers who ship aren’t available to, in fact ship? Rosalía tells all in her new video for “A Palé,” a seductive and scorching new single that’s more rapping than singing. When the ships are away, the shippers play.

Rosalía loves to have a ship ton of fun in her music videos, so it’s no surprise that the visual for “A Palé” is breathtaking. Rosalía has a fearsome unibrow and dresses in a flowing white outfit that has, what looks like, wings. She runs and jumps off of shipping containers and she slides down conveyor belts while shippers watch her in disarray. Rosalía apparently wins them over because at the end of the visually stunning dance sequences that comprise the video, they join her for a smooth routine that matches the simmering sexuality of the song. I was going to add another ship-related pun but I think you get the idea.

Rosalía, with J Balvin, took home the award for Best Collaboration (“Con Altura“) at the MTV EMAs earlier this month. In August, they also won the award for Best Latin (“Con Altura”) at the 2019 VMAs.

Check out all the ship that goes in Rosalía’s shipyard in “A Palé” up above.

Even More Proof That Frozen II Is Going To Be A Gargantuan Hit

There’s every indication that Frozen II is going to be a huge movie. The fact that it’s the sequel to Disney’s biggest animated box office hit should be enough all by itself, but the film’s early tracking has indicated the film could set an opening weekend record for Disney animation. That projection is now being seemingly confirmed, as Frozen II has set a ticket pre-sale record for an animated movie.

According to Fandango, Frozen II is the fastest selling animated movie in the history of the online ticket seller. The previous leader for day one ticket sales was Toy Story 4, but Frozen II has now surpassed that. The three films that now sit below Frozen II in day one ticket sales (Toy Story 4, Incredibles 2, Finding Dory) went on to gross over $1 billion each at the worldwide box office, and considering that the first Frozen was able to do that without pre-sale records, the sequel is poised to be even bigger.

Usually Disney movies bow during the Thanksgiving weekend, and Frozen II was originally set to open on that Wednesday, before moving up to the weekend prior. The Thanksgiving weekend will likely still be a big money period for the film, but with the movie looking to make series bank during a standard weekend, Thanksgiving money might be just gravy, which is fitting now that I think about it.

Frozen II is tracking to have an opening weekend of $100 million or more domestically, and with these early pre-sale numbers it seems all the more likely that will happen. After all, it’s not like Frozen Fever has actually died down all that much. Anna and Elsa still command massive crowds of people when the character are out for pictures at places like Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Kids may not be playing “Let it Go” on repeat anymore, but they probably still listen to it regularly enough to drive mom and dad crazy.

Frozen II promises to answer questions about the origin of Elsa’s magic. It seems, based on the trailers, that Elsa’s parents have a more mysterious past than we would have guessed, and this might be connected to why Elsa was born with magic.

In addition to bringing back all our favorite characters, the movie will also try to top the original when it comes to music. “Into the Unknown” appears to be the song looking to potentially be the new “Let it Go,” if such a thing is possible. The new film will give everybody some room to sing. Jonathan Groff, the voice of Kristoff, will get a real song for the first time, and even Anna and Elsa’s mother, voiced by Evan Rachel Wood will get in on the action.

Frozen II is set to debut November 22.

Lucy Dacus Brings In A New Year With A Sigh In ‘Fool’s Gold’

Lucy Dacus has spent this year making a diary of her feelings for the holidays. After six rousing covers that touched on everything from Valentine’s Day to Christmas, she’s wrapping up her legendary run with “Fool’s Gold,” a soft, trembling-voice led anthem about a destructive relationship that continues on well into the New Year.

“Fool’s Gold” feels like the quiet space that you sink into at a party when everyone else around you is preoccupied and you’re too busy mentally distancing yourself to pay attention. Dacus circles around an emotional whisper as the earnest track opens up for her to predict how the next year will play out with a partner. “I threw the party so I could stay put/You brought the bottle like a promise I forgot/A new year begins, it ushers us in/The knot in my gut is coming with,” she sings gloomily. There’s a “been there, done that” air to her delivery; everything that she’s experiencing is destined to happen again unless she makes a must needed change.

“Fool’s Gold” will appear on Lucy’s new EP, 2019, that’s out on November 8. The project will also feature the other holiday tunes like her covers of “Last Christmas” and “In The Air Tonight,”

Take a listen to Dacus’s soft-spoken heartbreak anthem, “Fool’s Gold” up above.