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Matt Damon And Christian Bale Are Set For Untitled Movie About Ford Defeating Ferrari - The story about Ford’s plan to take world automobile domination away from Ferrari is going to be a movie.
And better yet, Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the untitled flick that focuses on genius American engineers Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles. As to how they topple Ferrari, the aim as to take the 1966 Le Mans World Championship in France.
“Logan” director James Mangold will helm this project. The movie is scheduled to be released next June. Source: Variety
Joe Jackson Tweets After Rumors Of His Imminent Death Spread -
As the family of the patriarch of the Jackson family is rumored to be by his side as he goes through end-stage terminal cancer, Joe Jackson has tweeted.
It was a brief but moving message from the 89-year-old. "I have seen more sunsets than I have left to see. The sun rises when the time comes and whether you like it or not the sun sets when the time comes."
The family has not publicly commented on Joe’s health, but it seems Janet Jackson may have spoken about his impact on her life while accepting an award at the Disney Radio Music Awards on Friday.
*Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie wed Saturday at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland. Guests included their co-stars Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Emilia Clarke and John Bradley. Kit and Rose met on the set of the HBO series, where they played lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte.
*Officials said Anthony Bourdain did not have any narcotics in his system at the time of his death. The celebrity chef and TV host hanged himself earlier this month in France. (New York Times)
*AMC has renewed horror anthology The Terror for a second season.
Today marks the 34th anniversary of the release of Prince’s Purple Rain album.
1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - $150 million
2. Incredibles 2 - $81 million
3. Ocean's 8 - $11.7 million
4. Tag - $8.2 million
5. Deadpool 2 - $5.3 million
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom had a T. Rex-sized debut weekend, earning $150 million. The sequel has already earned $711.5 million globally since opening overseas earlier this month.
Ocean's 8 dropped from second to third with $11.7 million, pushing the heist flick past $100 million.
Tag went from third to fourth with $8.2 million.
Deadpool 2 remained in fifth with $5.3 million. The superhero flick has now taken in $304 million.
*Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines have welcomed their fifth child, a baby boy they named Crew. Chip announced the news on Twitter early Saturday morning, writing, "And then there were 5... The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger! 10 beautiful toes and 10 beautiful fingers all accounted for, and big momma is doing great!"
Adele Is Working On A New Album -
It’s been a long time since we’ve heard from Adele, but now there are stirrings of new music.
She did tell, after she wrapped her 2016 tour, to expect a long wait for her next round of songs. Now word is the “Hello” singer/songwriter is prepping for a new album with a release around Christmas 2019.
According to sources, she’s in England writing and picking studio musicians to help her create the magic. Adele should be spending the summer on the project.
Source: Page Six