In a mash-up created by the Internets, Obama raps over the current number one rap song in the country. Although it’s just a bunch of his speeches stitched together, we’d like to think Malia or Sasha put “Panda” on their dad’s playlist. Listen to the addictive mashup above. Read More.
HBO confirmed to EW that it will be submitted into the Variety Special category. The site reports:
The credits on the visual album include directors Beyoncé and Kahlil Joseph, and additional directors Melina Matsoukas, Todd Tourso, Dikayl Rimmasch, Jonas Akerlund, and Mark Romanek. It’s unclear who will be submitted for Emmy consideration.
Zendaya just keeps winning.
On the heels of appearing in Beyonce’s Lemonade, the young star is one of the finalists for the lead role in James Cameron’s Battle Angel movie. James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are directing the adaptation for the popular manga. The other finalists include Maika Monroe from It Follows and Rosa Salazar from the Maze Runner series. Read More.
ABC’s Dinosaurs turns 25. Before the Modern Family hype, there was Dinosaurs, a show about a family of, well, dinosaurs. The show only ran for three years, and was yanked from the air as it began to grow in popularity. It effortlessly combined kids’ love of dinosaurs and one of ABC’s favorite themes – family. Relive the show’s memorable intro above. Read More
Comcast is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal reportedly worth more than $3 billion. Comcast’s Universal Pictures studio has been hugely successful in recent years with hit movies Despicable Me and of course, Minions. DreamWorks has been putting in plenty of work over the last decade or so with Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar. The two joining forces can only make for even better animated movies in the years to come. Read More