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Todd Phillips developing sequel to billion-dollar-grossing ‘Joker’

L-R - Phoenix, Phillips/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) -- The Hollywood Reporter says that Todd Phillips is working on a sequel to Joker, and Warner Bros. is looking  toward having the filmmaker develop more DC Comics-based origin ...

Narcotics investigator shot dead on routine patrol in Georgia: ‘Losing him … is heartbreaking’

kali9/iStock(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- A Georgia community is in mourning after a narcotics investigator was gunned down while on a routine patrol Tuesday night.Cecil Ridley, a narcotics investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, was among th...

Say what? ‘Harriet’ screenwriter says studio exec wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman

Glen Wilson/Focus Features(LOS ANGELES) -- Before Cynthia Erivo landed the coveted role in the historical drama Harriet -- based on the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman -- the film's screenwriter says one studio exec had the nerve, or the ignorance,...

Grandfather charged in 1-year-old granddaughter’s cruise ship death faces prosecutors in court

DNY59/iStock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- The grandfather charged with negligent homicide after his 1-year-old granddaughter fatally fell from a cruise ship was quiet and stoic as he appeared in a Puerto Rican courtroom Wednesday.During Salvatore Anello's...

Officer shot in head, teen boy hurt during ‘chaotic’ pursuit of bank robber

Chicago Police Department via Twitter(CHICAGO) -- A 17-year veteran officer with the Chicago police department is recovering after he was shot in the skull during a gun battle with a bank robbery suspect Tuesday night. The injured Chicago officer, 46, ...