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Bill Burr Defends Co-Star Gina Carano After ‘Mandalorian’ Firing: “It’s F*cking Crazy Times”

Unless you’re a fan of Mma or Steven Soderbergh’s not-so-great films, you may not have been aware of who Gina Carano is before her appearance as Cara Dune on “The Mandalorian.” However, over the first two seasons of the “Star Wars” spinoff, Carano became a lightning rod for controversy on social media where fans saw […]

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‘SNL’: Gina Carano, Ted Cruz, and Andrew Cuomo Stop by Britney Spears’ Talk Show

“Bridgerton” star Regé-Jean Page made his “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut this weekend in one of the standout episodes of Season 46 of the NBC series so far. The British heartthrob was joined by musical guest Bad Bunny in an episode that tackled many of the hot-button issues of the day including, of course, the […]

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Gina Carano Says Disney Accidentally Sent Revealing Email Before She Was Fired

Since being fired by Disney off the “Star Wars” spinoff series “The Mandalorian” earlier in February, Mma fighter and actress Gina Carano has remained a subject of endless fascination in the media. Capitalizing on that and seeking to expand her collaboration with The Daily Wire, Carano sat down for a special episode of “The Ben […]

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Gina Carano Controversy Gets the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Treatment in New ‘Weekend Update’ — Watch

Surely the biggest pop culture story of last week was the firing of actress Gina Carano off the Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” after she shared a social media post that was deemed anti-semitic and offensive. She was dropped by talent agency UTA and by Lucasfilm, but then later announced that she was now […]

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Australian Academy Announces Film & TV Nominees for Aacta International Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) announced its nominees in the film and newly-created television categories for its 10th Aacta International Awards.Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” leads the film nominations, earning six nods, including best film, best direction in a film and nods for stars Frances McDormand, David Strathairn and Swankie. “The Trial of […]

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#FireGinaCarano Reignited Over ‘Mandalorian’ Star’s Post Comparing Political Divide to Nazi Germany

Gina Carano is once again at the center of backlash among “Star Wars” fans, this time for re-sharing a post to her Instagram page that compared the current political divide in the United States to Nazi Germany (via Variety). Carano’s post made the #FireGinaCarano social media movement go viral all over again. “Star Wars” fans […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘WW84’ Turn Pedro Pascal Into a Full-Blown Star

Stardom never comes overnight. Take Chilean actor Pedro Pascal, 45. He has been steadily rising for years now, using his hard-earned theater chops to carve out a character actor career. And his breakout roles on HBO’s Season 4 of “Game of Thrones” (swashbuckling Red Viper/Oberyn Martell) followed by Netflix’s 2015 series “Narcos” (DEA agent Javier […]

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Netflix Dominates Streaming Viewership In 2020 With ‘Ozark,’ ‘Lucifer’ & More Beating ‘The Mandalorian’

If you were to name the most popular streaming series that aren’t released by Netflix, you’d probably start with Disney+’s “The Mandalorian,” right? Maybe Amazon’s “The Boys” would be in there. Perhaps even Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” if you want to go deeper. All three of those shows have strong viewership (so says the streaming […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Is the Most Pirated TV Show of 2020

In spite of and likely due to widespread at-home availability on streaming platform Disney+, “The Mandalorian” has turned out to be the most pirated television program of 2020 using BitTorrent. That’s according to an analysis from TorrentFreak, “based on several sources, including statistics reported by public BitTorrent trackers.” In the global ranking of most-torrented shows […]

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