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'Deadpool 2' Star Zazie Beetz Arrives in Style as Domino!!!

8/2/2017 4:23 PM PDT

"Deadpool 2" is coming in hot and loaded -- literally -- with the unveiling of Domino.

Zazie Beetz -- best known for her role on FX's "Atlanta" -- will star as the savage mercenary Domino, who ultimately joins the good guys. Beetz was filming alongside her stunt double in Vancouver, and buzz about her debut started building after Ryan Reynolds tweeted a photo of Zazie in her costume.

Her look was so on point, even Deadpool comic book artist, Rob Liefeld, roared with approval on Twitter.

Tyler Perry Plus Vie, Ladies ... Just Call Me Drake!!!

8/2/2017 7:25 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tyler Perry is a dead ringer for Drake ... at least when he's mugging for pics with foreigners without a clue.

Tyler was happy to oblige Tuesday in L.A. when 2 ladies -- one of whom was French -- asked for a photo. Check out the video ... they kinda sorta knew he was famous, but not really.

The movie director and comedian plays along to a T -- even trying to pass himself off as Champagne Papi.

Nothing wrong with showing a little Fake Love.

Sam Shepard Dead at 73

7/31/2017 8:29 AM PDT
Breaking News

Sam Shepard -- the brilliant playwright who won a Pulitzer Prize and also was nominated for an Oscar -- has died.

Sam had been battling with ALS and reportedly died Sunday peacefully in his Kentucky home. The website Broadway World reported he was surrounded by his children and sisters.

Sam won the coveted Pulitzer Prize back in 1979 for the play "Buried Child." He penned 44 plays and was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor for the 1983 film, "The Right Stuff."

New York Magazine hailed him as the greatest American playwright of his generation. Sam starred in a bunch of movies -- including "Black Hawk Down" and "Swordfish" -- and most recently starred in Netflix's "Bloodline."

He was married to O-Lan Jones for 15 years and was Jessica Lange's longtime partner for over 2 decades. They had 2 kids together.

Sam was 73.

#RIP

Liam Hemsworth & Rebel Wilson Create Movie Magic With Help from Rain, Green Screen

7/31/2017 10:11 AM PDT

Liam Hemsworth and Rebel Wilson's makeout sesh got sloppy ... even in a tux and gown.

Liam and Rebel were on the set of "Isn't it Romantic" in NYC ... making out for a scene under drenching rain and a green screen as their backdrop. It's unclear what the green screen was needed for ... but the flick's about a woman who mysteriously gets sucked into a romantic comedy. So, use your imagination.

Rain, rain go away? Not if you're in a movie.

Samuel L. Jackson I Ain't Signing Every F***ing Thing! (But I Have Signed These)

7/31/2017 7:19 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Samuel L. Jackson is always gonna be Samuel L., which means even when he's nicely signing a ton of autographs ... he's gonna drop an f-bomb or 2, and then he's gonna drop some knowledge.

We got Sam Sunday at LAX, where he was taking some time out to give fans his John Hancock ... and not just on photos. They threw everything but the kitchen sink at him, so we had to ask what's the weirdest thing he's ever been asked to sign. He didn't even pause.

We're with ya, Sam ... does seem to be the kinda thing you'd remember.

Mark Ruffalo Hulk Want Reince to Smash Trump Admin!!!

7/31/2017 7:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Mark Ruffalo has something in common with Reince Preibus ... and he's hoping it's enough to convince the ex-White House Chief of Staff to take down President Trump.

Mark proudly told us Sunday at LAX, he and Reince are both Kenosha, Wisconsin boys. That was the launching point for his pitch -- begging Preibus to spill as much damaging info as possible on his former boss.

The 'Avengers' star's not trying to hide it ... he has an agenda, and strongly believes Preibus can help get the job done. As for how the Hulk would handle a sit-down with the Prez? Mark essentially had one word: SMASH!!

Kate Beckinsale 'Overzealous Fan' Followed Her Cross-Country ... Threatened to Stab Her, Cops Say

7/29/2017 6:16 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

11:52 AM PT -- A Florida judge on Sunday called for Repp's misdemeanor stalking charge to be upgraded to a felony charge, saying his alleged offense qualifies as aggravated stalking. The charge was not officially upgraded Sunday, but Repp could be facing a felony charge soon enough. He's being held on a $5,000 bond.Kate Beckinsale has been dealing with a man who allegedly followed her across the country over the past year, and even threatened to stab her once prior to being busted at Tampa Bay Comic Con.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... 45-year-old Terry Lee Repp was arrested Saturday morning at the Tampa Convention Center after cops were told to be on the lookout for him, due to his history with Kate. 

We're told one officer recognized Repp before Kate appeared for her 11 AM Q&A panel, and arrested him on the spot. He was booked at Hillsborough County Jail for stalking.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Repp has been following and harassing Kate for at least a year.

He allegedly made physical contact with her at an event in Salt Lake City in 2016 -- touching her back and then threatening to stab her. He also ran into her again at another event in Houston the same year, where he was detained by cops and booted as well. 

Cops say Repp appears to "have an irrational obsession with the victim and has traveled across the country in an effort to harass her."

We're told Repp did not make contact with Kate this time, but she did have to come to the police station to file a police report. As we reported ... she went on to do her panel later the same day.

Mark Wahlberg Targeting Huge Directors for Caron Butler Biopic

7/30/2017 12:45 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Mark Wahlberg is GOING BIG in his search for the perfect director for the Caron Butler biopic -- we're told he's lasering in on 3 names ... Peter Berg, Spike Lee and Barry Jenkins.

Wahlberg has been gung ho about the project since securing the rights to make a movie based on Butler's life story last year. 

The story is incredible ... Butler overcame a hard life as a drug dealing youth who was arrested more than 15 times to become an NBA champion. 

Our sources tell us the first draft of the script is complete and Wahlberg's team has been in contact with all three directors. We're told the plan is for Wahlberg to have a major role in the flick. 

All 3 directors have insane resumes ... Berg did "Friday Night Lights." Jenkins did "Moonlight." And Spike Lee is SPIKE LEE. 

No word on who's gonna play Caron -- but Butler previously told us he'd love to see Michael B. Jordan take the role. 

Stay tuned ...

Kate Beckinsale Files Police Report After 'Overzealous Fan' Booted ... At Tampa Bay Comic Con

7/29/2017 4:04 PM PDT
Breaking News

Kate Beckinsale postponed an appearance at Tampa Bay Comic Con after an incident with an "overzealous fan" ... which resulted in the guy being booted and her filing a police report.

A spokesperson for Tampa Bay Comic Con tells TMZ Kate was set to speak Saturday morning on a Q&A panel at the Tampa Convention Center, but had to have her appearance pushed to 6 PM -- to give her time to file the report over the fan in question. 

The man was escorted from the building, but it's unclear what exactly happened. It's also unclear as of now whether the man was arrested or not. 

Whatever happened ... Kate was left OK enough to return to the same event. We're told she knocked it out and left without incident. Looks like she also met some fans and signed autographs. 

We've reached out to Tampa PD and Kate's reps ... so far, no word back. 

'Mighty Ducks' Goalie Gets 150 Days in Jail For $151 Theft

7/29/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Shaun Weiss -- the guy who played "Mighty Ducks" goalie Goldberg -- is getting major penalty box time in real life for petty theft.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Shaun was at a Fry's Electronics earlier this month and stole $151 in merchandise. Two days after his arrest, he pled no contest to petty theft, and was sentenced to 150 days in L.A. County Jail.

We're told he got a stiff sentence because this was second petty theft bust.

His manager, Don Gibble, tells TMZ, "[Shaun] hopes jail will help him, and maybe while he is in jail he will write something."

Not a diary, but a script or jokes. Shaun's been known to do a little standup.

'Spotlight' Ex-Priest, Child Abuser Paul Shanley Out of Prison

7/28/2017 1:53 PM PDT
Breaking News

Paul Shanley -- the ex-Boston priest convicted of child abuse and profiled in the movie "Spotlight" -- is out of prison after serving 12 years.

Shanley was released for good behavior -- he'd been sentenced to 15 years. Shanley was convicted back in 2005 of raping a boy for several years in the 1980s. The 86-year-old will now be on supervised probation for 10 years.

He was one of the first priests to go to prison following The Boston Globe uncovering the child abuse scandal in the Boston Archdiocese.

"Spotlight" won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2016.

Leo DiCaprio & Tobey Maguire The Wolves of St. Tropez

7/28/2017 7:50 AM PDT

For Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, it's always hunting season. Ahh ... the single life!

Leo and Tobey partied aboard a yacht in St. Tropez with a few hot chicks ... days after Leo raised about $40 million for his foundation benefiting wildlife protection.

Leo did some quick work ... pouncing on a brunette who apparently needed some sorta mouth-to-mouth treatment. Tobey perfected his role as wingman chatting up a couple bikini-clad beauties.

Gotta give it up for Tobey though ... taking 2 for the team!

'Bullwinkle Show' Star June Foray Voice of Rocky & Natasha Dead at 99

7/27/2017 6:33 AM PDT
Breaking News

Moose and Squirrel very sad ... June Foray, the voice of Rocky, and also Natasha Fatale, died Wednesday.

A close friend of June's confirmed her death with a post on Facebook, saying ... "With a heavy heart again I want to let you all know that we lost our little June today at 99 years old."

June was a legendary voice actress, working in Hollywood for more than a decade before she landed "The Bullwinkle Show" roles in the late 1950s. She worked steadily on tons of animated TV shows and feature films -- more than 300 credits -- right up until 2014.

She won a Daytime Emmy in 2012 for "The Garfield Show" and a Grammy in 1968 for her role as Cindy Lou Who in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

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