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Lucy Mecklenburgh splits from boyfriend Ryan Thomas following an 'explosive row'

FORMER Corrie star Ryan Thomas has split from girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh following a string of furious bust-ups.<p>Shocked friends say the pair called …

Mel Gibson Closes ‘Daddy’s Home;’ First Studio Film, Sequel In A Long Time

<b>UPDATE</b>: Another trade has just picked up Deadline’s reporting that Mel Gibson is being courted by Warner Bros to direct the <i>Suicide Squad</i> sequel. If …

Christopher Nolan’s Favorite Films and Where to Stream Them

<i>In addition to being an outspoken proponent of actual film, Christopher Nolan is also a noted cinephile. Here are some of his favorites.</i><p>“My dad took …

What sequels should learn from the success of 'John Wick 2'

Sequels may currently dominate Hollywood, but the fact of the matter is that many of them have a nasty habit of falling flat for audiences. All too often, we see franchises that phone in their second, third, and even fourth installments because they are viewed as little more than cash grabs that …

Sequels

We're liveblogging Peter Kafka's interview with Apple SVP Eddy Cue tonight

Cue will be onstage at Recode’s Code Media.<p>Apple wants original content and Eddy Cue, who heads up Apple’s media strategy, is in charge of making that happen. Watch his interview with Peter Kafka live in the YouTube video above starting tonight, Feb. 13, at 7:35 pm PT, and follow along in the …

Mahershala Ali In Negotiations To Join JC Chandor’s ‘Triple Frontier’

Mahershala Ali is in negotiations to join the cast of Paramount Pictures’ <i>Triple Frontier</i>, the thriller which will be directed by JC Chandor from a …

Hollywood

Apple has a new TV show, so will it finally buy a big media company? No, says Eddy Cue.

“Planet of the Apps” is another way to sell more Apple Music subscriptions.<p>Apple now has a new TV show, a reality series showing app developers vying for new investment dollars. It’s called “Planet of the Apps.”<p>Kitschy.<p>The series was designed to promote Apple Music, since that’s where the show will …

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Calls Lady Gaga Grammys Duet a 'Clusterf---'

Lady Gaga’s duet with Metallica at Sunday’s Grammy Awards was a collaboration that, upon its announcement, surprised many; its participants, however, …

Music

Why this pocket-sized Bluetooth speaker is such a convenient piece of tech

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Do you have small, relatively insignificant problems that crop up <i>just</i> often enough to be annoying?<p>Since buying the original iPhone …

Tech Trends

This venture firm just produced one of the first detailed equity research reports on Snap Inc.

Many things that used to be true primarily of the public market now happen within the world of private company investing, including the participation of mutual fund investors.<p>Now, you can add equity research reports to that list.<p>Goodwater Capital, a two-year-old venture firm, is today taking the …

How Sonos will take on Alexa and Google: by integrating them

A conversation with Patrick Spence<p>It’s a weird time for Sonos — and not because it recently got a new CEO. That transition seems to have happened without much drama, with Patrick Spence taking over a company he’d already been with for some time. But there is <i>plenty</i> of drama in the wireless speaker …

Downey Jr., Linklater to make film based on podcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Linklater and Robert Downey Jr. are teaming up to make a film adapted from a podcast.<p>Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures …

Robert Downey Jr.

Why Keanu Reeves is a perfect action star

Not all films understand how to utilize the actor’s inherent blankness. Those that do benefit greatly.<p>It’s hard to imagine the <i>John Wick</i> movies without Keanu Reeves. The franchise, perhaps the best thing to happen to action cinema this decade, is built on scene after scene of exquisitely …

Driving in rain is no problem for this self-driving car

If you've ever wondered how a self-driving car might handle bad weather, inconsistent traffic signals and unpredictable human drivers, you may have …

Bill Murray Lost a Role to Jack Nicholson for the Most Bill Murray Reason

He was this close to starring in the Toni Erdmann remake.<p>Here’s another tale to add to the exploding treasure chest of <b>Bill Murray</b> stories. The star, who is famously difficult to contact because he has no publicist and instead instructs potential collaborators to call a 1-800 number, lost out on an …

Tesla is enjoying an epic stock surge

Shares are now trading above $280, within striking distance of the company's all-time highs and the magical $300 a share. The market cap has grown by $10 billion.<p>So what's happened?<p>Well, some of the upward move can be attributed to the "Trump bump" the markets have been experiencing, as the Dow …

Tesla

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places

Sharing restaurant recommendations just got a whole lot easier.<p>You can now make customized lists of places on Google Maps, the company announced in a …

Will Ferrell-Adam McKay Political Drama ‘Succession’ Ordered by HBO

HBO has given a 10-episode series order to “Succession,” a political drama from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.<p>The series is …

'John Wick: Chapter 2' review: Keanu Reeves is back as the superassassin and dog lover

"John Wick: Chapter 2," the sequel least likely to suggest anything with actual chapters or anything to read, stars Keanu Reeves in the role of Liam Neeson. Here we are, it's February, and in recent years we've often had a "Taken" sequel in theaters to take our hard-earned money for two hours of …

Aladdin: Disney's Live-Action Remake Won't Be Whitewashed Like Prince of Persia, Says Producer

Director Guy Ritchie wants to cast newcomers to play Aladdin and Jasmine.<p>Disney won't whitewash its upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin.<p>While …

‘SNL’ Ratings Are The Highest They’ve Been In Over 20 Years

In her <i>SNL</i> opening monologue, host Kristen Stewart admitted that she was nervous “because I know the president’s probably watching, and I don’t think he likes me that much.” Don’t worry, K-Stew, he’s not a big fan of the sketch series, either. Donald Trump has called <i>SNL</i> the “worst of NBC,” “not …

Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Her Look-Alike Daughter Ava Phillippe

The two walked the red carpet at the Big Little Lies premiere on Tuesday night.<p>On Tuesday night, <b>Reese Witherspoon</b> proudly debuted her passion project—HBO’s seven-episode series <i>Big Little Lies</i>—at its glitzy Hollywood premiere after working two and a half years to bring the dark comedy to the screen. …

Like any good cheese, Keanu Reeves’ acting is better with age

Keanu Reeves knows kung fu, remains one of the best memes, and is a good dog dad. These are personas earned over decades of acting. But a revisiting of his long and (perhaps not so varied) career, courtesy of mashup king and YouTube channel Burger Fiction, shows just how far the lovable goof has …

Bill Nye is back to blow your mind with science in his new Netflix show trailer

It's set to debut on April 21 and Netflix just released the show's first trailer.<p>A Netflix press release says each episode will "tackle a topic from a scientific point of view, dispel myths, and refute anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders, or titans of …

Bill Nye

‘House of Cards’ Season 5 Photos: Patricia Clarkson and Campbell Scott Join the Cast

The hit series returns May 30 on Netflix.<p>Now that the Underwoods are getting ready to “make the terror,” they’ll be needing new people to help them – …

House of Cards

Oscar win for Casey Affleck would mean he and Ben join these 8 pairs of sibling champs

If <b>Casey Affleck</b> (“Manchester by the Sea”) can rally in the Best Actor race after his loss at SAG to <b>Denzel Washington</b> (“Fences”), he and brother <b>Ben</b> …

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

Tesla Motors, Inc. is now officially Tesla, Inc.

Tesla has officially changed its name to Tesla, Inc., from its previous official corporate title of Tesla Motors, Inc. The name change likely reflects the expanded nature of its business now that it own SolarCity, and creates battery packs for both home and commercial use, aspects of the company …

Netflix originals crush everything from Amazon and Hulu

Netflix is winning the streaming battle with competing services including Amazon Video and Hulu when it comes to original shows, a new report shows. …