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American Girl Doll Movie in the Works

American Girl Doll Movie in the Works

A movie inspired by Mattel’s popular America Girl dolls is in the works at MGM. Introduced in 1986, the American Girl brand encompasses dolls and a book series, and features characters with historically based backstories, like Kaya, a Native American 9-year-old growing up in the 1700s, and Josefina, a Hispanic girl from New Mexico in…

More Young Adults Binge-Drinking Well Into Their 20s

More Young Adults Binge-Drinking Well Into Their 20s

More young men and women are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s nowadays.  Researchers followed over 58,000 high school graduates from 1976 to 2004, tracking their drinking habits from graduation through age 30.  They found the peak age for binge drinking by women rose from 20 to 22 and from 21 to 23 among men.…

Facebook Facing Record Multibillion-Dollar Fine After Privacy Lapses

Facebook Facing Record Multibillion-Dollar Fine After Privacy Lapses

The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook are negotiating a multibillion-dollar fine that would settle the agency’s investigation into the social media giant’s privacy practices. The fine would be the largest the agency has ever imposed on a technology company. The two sides have not yet agreed on an exact amount, and if they can’t reach…

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The truth is out there: David Duchovny takes his music overseas

The truth is out there: David Duchovny takes his music overseas

Photo: Sean Mcglynn(NEW YORK) — X-Files actor, director, and author David Duchovny recently released his second album, Every Third Thought, and is currently on tour overseas in support of it. After dates in the States, he and his band played Moscow, St. Petersburg, Bucharest, Budapest, and Vienna last week. Duchovny plays Poland tonight, followed by…

The future is now: filmmakers made the world of ‘Alita’ real

The future is now: filmmakers made the world of ‘Alita’ real

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) — The new sci-fi movie Alita: Battle Angel takes place in the year 2563 — indeed, the opening shot cheekily transforms the familiar 20th Century Fox logo into 26th Century Fox — but director Robert Rodriguez kept it real. That is to say, even though the movie takes place in…

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John Legend addresses police brutality, mass shootings and immigration in new “Preach” video

John Legend addresses police brutality, mass shootings and immigration in new “Preach” video

Trae Patton/NBC John Legend has delivered on his promise and officially premiered the stirring video for his newest single, “Preach.” In the Dominique DeLeon-directed clip, Legend is seen sleeping alongside wife Chrissy Teigen until he  suddenly awakes. Opening the door of his bedroom, the newly anointed EGOT winner enters a high school gymnasium as students flee from an apparent…

Rob Thomas announces new solo album, “Chip Tooth Smile,” coming April 26

Rob Thomas announces new solo album, “Chip Tooth Smile,” coming April 26

John Medina/Getty ImagesRob Thomas fans have something to smile about today. The singer has announced his new solo album, Chip Tooth Smile, will be out April 26. He also revealed the cover art, which features him with his back towards the camera showing off a denim jacket emblazoned with a mouth that has red lips…

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