Idris Elba May Be Star Trek’s Next Big Villain

Idris Elba, the actor who played Stringer Bell on HBO’s The Wire, is in early talks to play the main villain in the upcoming Star Trek 3 movie, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Details on Elba’s potential role are being kept under wraps. The third film in the rebooted franchise and the sequel to Star Trek […]

VIDEO: Mariah Carey and James Corden Perform Carpool Karaoke of Her Hits

James Corden is really going all out to draw the A-listers during his first week on The Late Late Show. After kicking off his new gig with Tom Hanks and Mila Kunis Monday night, Corden enlisted Mariah Carey for a special guest appearance on Wednesday’s show – namely, to sing a medley of her songs […]

Pilot Inspector: Dissecting Grey’s Anatomy, 10 Years Later

Sadie: I have a hard time now explaining why I love Grey’s so much — because it’s basically a bunch of terrible people who occasionally save lives after freak disasters — but the pilot reminded me why I started watching in the first place: They weren’t always annoying! Karev (Justin Chambers) and Burke (Isaiah Washington) […]

Review: ‘Get Hard’ plays with stereotypes with mixed success

While the stereotypes in “Get Hard” may be gross exaggerations, its characters live in the real world: A place where the chasm between rich and poor is vast and growing; where black men are disproportionately jailed and white-collar criminals often evade punishment. In this comedy from first-time director Etan Cohen, James (Will Ferrell) is a […]

‘Fifty Shades’ director Taylor-Johnson bows out of franchise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Taylor-Johnson will not be returning to direct the sequels to “Fifty Shades of Grey,” she announced Wednesday night. “Directing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ has been an intense and incredible journey for which I am hugely grateful,” she said in a statement to industry site Deadline in which she thanked Universal […]

Mexico City businesses cite losses during Bond filming

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The leader of small businesses in Mexico City’s historic downtown district says owners have complained of a 60 percent drop in sales during the first week of filming of the new James Bond movie, “Spectre.” Officials have announced some street closures in the nearly 500-year-old colonial district between March 19 and […]

Federal Way Police thank man who saved child from traffic

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — The hunt for a man who did a “miraculous action” in saving a 4-year-old boy from running out into traffic is over. Federal Way Police posted the video on Facebook, asking for any information to help track down the mystery man. “So we’re trying to figure out who this guy is, […]

Italy high court overturns Amanda Knox’s murder conviction

ROME (AP) – Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate’s murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy’s highest court threw out their convictions once and for all. “Finished!” Knox’s lawyer Carlo Dalla Vedova exulted after the decision […]

Woman, 2 year old killed, man injured in Bremerton shooting

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) – Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a double homicide in Bremerton. Officials say a 29-year-old woman and 2-year-old boy were fatally shot early Saturday. A third victim fled the scene of the shooting and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries. Officials say they received […]

PubliCalendar: Blaine Harden Tackles the North Korean Power Struggle

For Today Understanding North Korea’s Global Position After The Interview questionably lampooned the North Korean government, you’d like to hear what an expert thinks, right? Seattle-based journalist Blaine Harden will be talking about his latest book, The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, which is a continuation of his work in chronicling the self-styled Juche (or “self-reliant”) Socialist state. Harden hopes to touch […]