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Scarlett Johansson and Zoe Kravitz At The “Rough Night” Premiere in NYC

Scarlett Johansson and Zoe KravitzPhoto Credit: Pacific Coast News; Scarlett Johansson and Zoe Kravitz

Both ladies great at the premiere of their new film “Rough Night” held this past Monday evening at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square in NYC. The film, which stars Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer, is billed as a dark comedy and directed by Lucia Aniello (her directorial debut). Here’s more about the film:

Five best friends from college (Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoë Kravitz) reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. During their hard partying, they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to conceal their deed, they are ultimately brought closer together when it matters most. Source

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Tom Cruise With His Co-Star Ladies at ‘The Mummy’ Screening in NYC

Annabelle Wallis, Tom Cruise, Sofia BoutellaPhoto Credit: Pacific Coast News; Annabelle Wallis, Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella

I’m curious to know if chicks still bother hitting on Tom Cruise after all that has happened to him over the past decade. He just seems like a total weirdo, but hey, he still has a net worth of around $470 million! Let’s face it, chicks—especially in L.A.—will line up to get a piece of Tom!

As for the two ladies sandwiching Tom in the photos, Annabelle Wallis and Sofia Boutella are two of his co-stars from his latest film “The Mummy,” which hit theaters this weekend. The film is getting slapped around by critics, so it will be interesting to see how it performs at the box-office. Tom Cruise, believe it or not, is still a fairly bankable actor at the age of 54, which is pretty shocking when you consider his sullied reputation as a staunch Scientologist. Check out a few of the review below:

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 29% based on 56 reviews, with an average rating of 4.8/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “Lacking the campy fun of the franchise’s most recent entries and failing to deliver many monster-movie thrills, The Mummy suggests a speedy unraveling for the Dark Universe.”[39] On Metacritic the film has a score 38 out of 100, based on 27 critics, indicating “generally unfavorable reviews”.

Vince Mancini of Uproxx gave the film a negative review, writing: “If you like incomprehensible collections of things that vaguely resemble other things you might’ve enjoyed in the past, The Mummy is the movie for you.”[41] IndieWire’s David Ehrlich gave the film a D-, calling it the worst film of Cruise’s career and criticizing its lack of originality, saying: “It’s one thing to excavate the iconography of old Hollywood, it’s another to exploit it. This isn’t filmmaking, it’s tomb-raiding.”

Owen Gleiberman of Variety wrote: “The problem at its heart is that the reality of what the movie is — a Tom Cruise vehicle — is at war with the material. The actor, at 54, is still playing that old Cruise trope, the selfish cocky semi-scoundrel who has to grow up. … The trouble is that Cruise, at least in a high-powered potboiler like this one, is so devoted to maintaining his image as a clear and wholesome hero that his flirtation with the dark side is almost entirely theoretical.” [Source]

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Alexandra Daddario Spices Up The “Baywatch” Photocall in Berlin

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I think it’s safe to say that the “Baywatch” reboot film is really getting the A-list treatment from a promotional standpoint. From its A-list cast to the multiple premieres, the film’s producers appear to be very confident about the new action comedy starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, and Ilfenesh Hadera. This is despite the fact that the critics panned the film following its release last week. For the record, it has a 19% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Here’s how Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers saw the film:

“Think of yourself sitting down for a big two-hour wallow in instant stupid with a vat of popcorn, slathered in fake butter and possibly a mound of melted M&Ms on top. It feels great chugging it down, then your stomach hurts, your head aches and you puke the whole thing up so you can forget about it in the morning. That’s Baywatch in a nutshell.”

These latest photos were snapped yesterday at a photocall held in Berlin. As some of you guys might know, the Germans are absolutely obsessed with David Hasselhoff, so a big promotional event for a film in which The Hoff makes a brief cameo was only natural.

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Kelly Rohrbach and Priyanka Chopra In Full Promotional Swing For “Baywatch”

Priyanka Chopra and Kelly RohrbachPhoto Credit: Backgrid USA; Priyanka Chopra and Kelly Rohrbach

As we noted yesterday in the Priyanka post, the “Baywatch” reboot film starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron is set for release later this month on May 25. As expected, the film the sexier stars will be working overtime as they travel around the country promoting the film by doing interviews and red carpet premieres. It seems like they’ll really push this film, especially when you consider the heavy-hitting names in its cast.

These latest photos were snapped earlier today as Kelly Rohrbach and Priyanka Chopra were spotted doing interviews on the beach in Miami (it was for “Despierto America”—watch the clip here). Here are stock interviews of both ladies chatting about their filming experience:

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Zoe Saldana & Her Sugar Baby Hubby Marco Perego at the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Premiere in L.A.

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We rarely see Zoe Salanda out & about with Italian artist husband Marco Perego, but the couple were all smiles as they attended the premiere of Zoe’s latest film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’, which officially hits theaters on May 5, 2017. The couple left their twin two-year-old boys with the nannies and decided to enjoy the premiere as a date night. Even though Marco Perego decided to take take Zoe’s last name following their nuptials, he definitely gets a sweet deal from an A-list Hollywood lifestyle standpoint!

Here’s an interview w/ Zoe on the red carpet:

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Our Other Favorites From The “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” Premiere in Hollywood

Allison Holker, Karen Gillan, Elodie Yung, Deborah Ann WollPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Allison Holker, Karen Gillan, Elodie Yung, Deborah Ann Woll

Here are a few more favorites from the big “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” premiere held last night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. A big shout-out to Elodie Yung and Allison Holker for rocking the see-thru dresses on the red carpet because we seldom see celebs taking risks on the red carpet these days! Anyway, here’s more about the film, followed by the trailer:

Set two-to-three months after the first film, the Guardians of the Galaxy travel throughout the cosmos and struggle to keep their new-found family together, while helping Peter Quill learn more about his true parentage and stopping an enemy who threatens to destroy the entire galaxy.[Source]

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Rosario Dawson and Others At The ‘Unforgettable’ Premiere in Hollywood

Kara Del Toro, Joey King, Hunter King, Rosario DawsonPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Kara Del Toro, Joey King, Hunter King, Rosario Dawson

We should mention that Katherine Heigl is also in the film, but we chose instead to highlight Rosario Dawson’s appearance on the red carpet. It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that the film’s producers hired Katherine Heigl to play the role of a vindictive ex-wife looking to ruin the life of her ex-husband and his new wife. It’s nice to see that she’s cashing in on the fact that everyone hates her.

Here’s more about the film’s plot:

Tessa Connover (Katherine Heigl) is barely coping with the end of her marriage when her ex-husband, David, becomes happily engaged to Julia (Rosario Dawson). Trying to settle into her new role as a wife and a stepmother, Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her put her own troubled past behind her. Tessa’s jealousy takes a pathological turn, and she will stop at nothing to turn Julia’s dream into the ultimate nightmare. Source

Molly Quinn, Joanna Krupa, Erin Robinson, Emily Tyra, Whitney CummingsPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Molly Quinn, Joanna Krupa, Erin Robinson, Emily Tyra, Whitney Cummings

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Anne Hathaway In All Black At “Colossal” Premiere in LA

Anne Hathaway, Adam Shulman, and Katie AseltonPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Anne Hathaway, Adam Shulman, and Katie Aselton

“Colossal,” a new sci-fi comedy flick, initially screened at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival last September, but will finally go into wide-release later this weekend. The film, which is written & directed by Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, and Simon Pegg. Here’s more about the film’s somewhat odd plot:

After losing her job and boyfriend in New York, Gloria (Anne Hathaway) moves back to her hometown only to discover how strangely connected she is to an enormous Kaiju attacking Seoul, South Korea. Source

If you’re curious about reviews, the film received a very favorable response when it screened at TIFF. Here’s a snippet from the film’s Wiki:

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 76% based on 50 reviews, with an average rating of 6.7/10. The site’s critical consensus consensus reads, “Colossal’s singular strangeness can be disorienting, but viewers who hang on may find that its genre-defying execution — and Anne Hathaway’s performance — is well worth the ride.”[16] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 59 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.

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Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel At ‘The Fate Of The Furious’ Premiere in Berlin

Charlize Theron, Vin DieselPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron

Ready or not, but the new “Fast & Furious” is set for a wide release later this month! The latest film titled “The Fate of the Furious” will hit theaters on April 14 and stars a number of A-list names including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron and even Helen Mirren! The film’s producer and lead actor Vin Diesel, along with costar Charlize Theron were on hand for the premiere yesterday in Berlin.

Here’s more about the latest installment:

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. Source

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Ariel Winter & Demi Lovato Spice Up The ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Premiere

Meghan Trainor, Demi Lovato, Ariel WinterPhoto Credit: FameFlynet Pictures; Meghan Trainor, Demi Lovato, Ariel Winter

“Smurfs: The Lost Village” is a reboot film unrelated to Sony’s previous effort that featured Katy Perry as Smurfette. Singer Demi Lovato scooped up the lead role as Smurfette in the reboot, which hits theaters this weekend. Ariel Winter, on the other hand, will do the voice for Smurf Lily, who is described as “a gentle girl Smurf” and 23-year-old singer Meghan Trainor lends her voice for Smurf Melody.

Here’s a brief plot summary for all you “Smurfs” fans:

In Smurf Village, the Smurfs live peacefully among themselves. Their leader is the wise and elderly, if a bit overprotective Papa Smurf (Mandy Patinkin). Most of the Smurfs include the klutsy and slow-witted Clumsy Smurf (Jack McBrayer), the intellegent and eccentric Brainy Smurf (Danny Pudi), the strong and gutsy Hefty Smurf (Joe Manganiello) and the beautiful Smurfette (Demi Lovato), who feels out of place in Smurf Village as the only girl. Smurfette was created by the villainous wizard Gargamel (Rainn Wilson) but was redeemed by Papa Smurf and became part of the village. Gargamel makes it his mission to capture the Smurfs, steal all of their essence, and become the most powerful wizard in the world. Source

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