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RIP Denise Dowse from Beverly Hills, 90210 and Insecure

Denise Dowse in 2004Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Character actor Denise Dowse, who enjoyed a nearly four-decade-long career in film and television, has died after being hospitalized and put in a coma by a “virulent form of meningitis.” The news was confirmed by her sister, Tracey Dowse, on Instagram (via The Hollywood Reporter) with a …

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Emily Blunt joins Ryan Gosling’s The Fall Guy movie

Ryan Gosling and Emily BluntPhoto: Francois Durand (Getty Images) Ryan Gosling’s movie version of the classic Lee Majors TV series The Fall Guy has lined up another jolt of star power to help take what is already, honestly, one of the greatest premises in the history of TV—Hollywood stunt performers moonlighting as bounty hunters in …

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Stranger Things creators finally swear off adding new characters to the cast

Eduardo Franco and Charlie Heaton, briefly glimpsed in the most recent season of Stranger ThingsPhoto: Netflix Although it started out fairly focused—two grown-ups, three high schoolers, five tweens, a flesh monster, and Matthew Modine—the cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series Stranger Things have got a little expansive over the last few years. That’s not to …

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D’Arcy Carden didn’t want to get typecast after The Good Place

D’Arcy Carden in A League Of Their OwnGraphics: Anne Marie Fox/Prime Video Although Ted Danson and Kristen Bell were The Good Place‘s top-billed stars, the rest of the NBC sitcom’s ensemble quickly found their stock rising thanks to the sharp, philosophical series. As the inhuman assistant Janet, The D’Arcy Card was a key part of …

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Weezer’s Broadway shows undone by lack of interest

Rivers CuomoPhoto: Gabe Ginsberg (Getty Images for iHeartMedia) When they’re not picking out the color for their latest self-titled record, Weezer is in the garage thinking up new ways to deconstruct pop music for their one-millionth album. Unfortunately, while fans might not be tired of sex, they are tired of Weezer—at least in the New …

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This Pokémon GO 3D Billboard Is Why We Invented Technology

Screenshot: Niantic / Kotaku All advertising is evil, obviously. But sometimes, despite this, it can be extraordinarily entertaining. This latest 3D billboard from outside of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station is maybe the best use of this optical illusion tech I’ve seen, and it’s cross-promoting Pokémon GO and, er, World Cat Day. We’ve covered the amazing 3D …

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Bullet Train shoots to the top of another bad box office

Bullet TrainPhoto: Scott Garfield, Sony Pictures In what was—*checks notes*—an extremely funny punwe referred to last weekend’s DC League Of Super-Pets-led box office as “ruff” because the various movies in US theaters had made less than $100 million combined for the first time in several months. Well, the joke’s on us, because this week is …

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