Why Is the Associated Press Trying to Prevent Me From Receiving Up-to-the-Minute Entertainment Coverage? [Updated]

Earlier this week, a coworker sent me a link to what I presume must have been a fun or interesting tweet. I will never know for sure, however, because the only thing that link taught me was that nothing is sacred. Not even curated feeds of up-to-the-minute entertainment and celebrity news.

Willem Dafoe, a Man With the Face of a Demon in Real Life, Will Voice a Demon in Netflix's Death Note

On one hand, casting Willem Dafoe as the voice of Ryuk the shinigami (probably best translated as “death spirit”) in Death Note is great. On the other hand, Netflix’s live-action U.S. adaptation of the hit manga and anime ismissing out on big savings by not just using Dafoe’s actual, terrifying face in the film.


Aftermath's Chuck Wendig on Killer Droids, Unkillable Characters, and Helping Create the Star Wars Universe

The second installment in Chuck Wendig’s trilogy set after Return of the Jedi, Aftermath: Life Debt follows Norra Wexley and her team as they search for the missing Han Solo. We talked to Wendig about writing the novels, integrating his original idea with the existing Star Wars universe, and the effect of The Force