NJ May Honor Native Son Anthony Bourdain With A Trail In His Honor -
The mark Anthony Bourdain made in the world of food may be celebrated in his home state soon.
The New Jersey native may soon be celebrated in his home state. State Assemblyman Paul Moriarty has introdcued a bill creating "The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail" in his honor. The trail would include the ten eateries Bourdain featured in 2015 for his show "Parts Unknown” and it would stretch through much of the state.
The celebrity chef, who took his own life earlier this month, never forgot his Jersey roots and mentioned his memories of the state often on his shows.
Will Ferrell To Parody Singing Competitions In New Netflix Movie -
Will Ferrell is helming his own Netflix comedy movie.
The project is called "Eurovision," and will be based on the annual international music competition, The Eurovision Song Contest. The competition has some…unique…past contestants but you definitely know some past winners like ABBA in 1974, Celine Dion in 1988, and Katrina And The Waves in 1996..
Ferrell will write and star in the film, and will also help produce. "Eurovision" does not have a premiere date yet.
Brad Pitt got to celebrate Father’s Day with his children in London last weekend.
A source tells People magazine that the actor is "thrilled" to be spending more time with his kids. The insider says, “It’s been obvious that he has been missing his kids like crazy. To live so close to them, but not seeing them often, has definitely been painful for him.”
Last week, a judge order Angelina Jolie to give Brad more access to Pax, Zahara, Shiloh and twins Vivienne and Knox, who are living with their mother while she shoots Maleficent 2 in England.
The judge reportedly said, “The children not having a relationship with their father is harmful to them,” and threatened that Angie could lose full custody of the kids if she sabotages their relationships with Brad.
The source explains that “there has never been a set [visitation] schedule. It all seemed very strange and unorganized... Brad must be so relieved that the court is now helping him.”
Jon Bernthal, whose character Shane was killed off in season two, will appear in the ninth season of The Walking Dead. He'll most likely show up in a flashback. (Variety)
James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly have welcomed their fifth child together, a baby girl named Gwendolyn. On Instagram, the Dawson’s Creek star wrote, "Thrilled to announce we welcomed a brand new baby girl into the world Friday morning, just in time for #FathersDay."
Richard “Dick” Valeriani, a former NBC Nightly News correspondent, died Monday at his home in New York City. He was 85. He also co-anchored the Today show from the Washington, D.C. bureau.
This week's new video releases bring us some big names you know from other projects.
- In the teen romance Midnight Sun, Bella Thorne is a 17-year-old with a medical condition that keeps her from experiencing direct sunlight. Patrick Schwarzenegger stars opposite her.
- The sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising features Star Wars breakout star John Boyega as the leader of a new generation of pilots fighting Godzilla-like sea monsters. Scott Eastwood and Rinko Kikuchi co-star.
- Jim Caviezel returns to biblical material in Paul: Apostle of Christ. Olivier Martinez co-stars.
- The Crown's Claire Foy heads up the cast of the psycho-thriller Unsane. She's committed to a mental institution where she faces her deepest fears. Joshua Leonard and Juno Temple round out the cast.
TV that's new to video includes season three of Dark Matter, the first season of Snowfall and season four of the classic sitcom Perfect Strangers.
• Heather Locklear was hospitalized in Thousand Oaks, California, on Sunday, June 17, for a psychiatric evaluation
• The caller also alleged that Locklear was looking for a gun to shoot herself
• The police and fire department found that “there was no crime, only a medical issue,” the police tell Us.
*Roseanne - ABC is moving ahead with a Roseanne spinoff, and the former star has reportedly agreed not to stand in the way. The network and producer Carsey-Werner don't want Barr participating in the proposed spinoff in any way, and Barr, who's credited with helping create the show's characters, has tentatively agreed to waive her rights in order to let the show proceed without her.
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Black Panther and Stranger Things were the big winners at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, which aired Monday night.
Black Panther took home four trophies, including Best Movie. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke accepted the award. Earlier, Chadwick gave his best hero award to James Shaw Junior, the man who recently stopped the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee. He told the real-life hero, "You saved lives. So, this is gonna live at your house."
Stranger Things walked away with three, including Best Show. Keeping Up With the Kardashians was named Best Reality Series/Franchise. Host Tiffany Haddish won Best Comedic Performance. And Chris Pratt received MTV's Generation Award.
The show was taped on Saturday.
BEST MOVIE: Black Panther
BEST SHOW: Stranger Things
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE: Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW: Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
BEST HERO: Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther) – Black Panther
BEST VILLAIN: Michael B. Jordan (N’Jadaka/Erik Killmonger) – Black Panther
BEST KISS: Love, Simon – Nick Robinson (Simon) and Keiynan Lonsdale (Bram)
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE: Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) – Stranger Things
BEST ON-SCREEN TEAM: IT – Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben), Chosen Jacobs (Mike)
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE: Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
SCENE STEALER: Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom) – Riverdale
BEST FIGHT: Wonder Woman – Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) vs. German Soldiers
BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY: Gaga: Five Foot Two
BEST REALITY SERIES/ FRANCHISE: Keeping Up With the Kardashians