Sequel Bits: ‘Toy Story 4’, ‘Labyrinth 2’, ‘Top Gun 2’, ‘Tintin 2’, ‘Lethal Weapon 5’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Tom Hanks gets emotional about the Toy Story 4 ending. Fede Alvarez says that despite recent reports, the Labyrinth 2 script isn’t done. Tom Cruise is allegedly learning to really fly fighter jets for Top Gun 2, because of course he is. Peter Jackson says Tintin 2 might film next year, but we’ll believe it […]

Ratings: The Gifted, Lethal Weapon Rise Opposite NBC-Led Election Coverage

Regularly scheduled fresh Fox fare saw a slight uptick this Tuesday night, perhaps as people sought solace from Midterms Election coverage. The Gifted delivered 2.4 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, up 20 percent and a tenth from last week. Lethal Weapon (3.2 million/0./7) similarly rose 19 percent and a tenth. Among the […]

China is sending some of its most lethal bombers and fighter jets to Russia for major war games — here’s what they’re bringing

Associated Press China is sending some of its most advanced fighter jets and bombers to Russia later this month for a major international military exercise.  “The International Army Games 2018, initiated by the Russian Ministry of Defense, will start on July 28,” China’s Ministry of Defense said in a press statement last week. “It is co-organized […]

Novichok is a ‘dangerous and sophisticated’ Soviet-era nerve agent — here’s how it works and why it’s so lethal

Peter Nicholls/Reuters A man and woman who were sickened after coming into contact with the nerve agent Novichok are in critical condition in the UK. The couple has been identified as Charlie Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44. The poisonings happened on Saturday, near the site of a March incident in which Novichok was likely used […]

Sequel Bits: ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’, ‘Lethal Weapon 5’, ‘Paddington 3’, ‘Bond 25’ and More

In this edition of sequel bits: A teaser poster (of sorts) for John Wick: Chapter 3 Lethal Weapon 5 might still be happening after all Will Paddington 3 happen? It should, but no one knows yet Bond 25 won’t start production until the end of the year Another behind-the-scenes look at Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom A new Equalizer 2 […]

TV Bits: Netflix True Crime, ‘Lethal Weapon’, ‘Cobra Kai’, ‘Friday Night Lights’ and More

In this edition of TV bits: A trailer for Netflix’s true crime documentaries Fox might cancel Lethal Weapon because of the behavior of the show’s star A new Cobra Kai trailer Friday Night Lights is now on Hulu A Lost in Space featurette focuses on the show’s robot Sense8 sets a date for its finale A24 will finance […]

Steve Kerr first unveiled the NBA’s most lethal offense on a charcuterie board to an airport bartender

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP When Steve Kerr first took over the Golden State Warriors he had a vision of what their offense would look like, but had not yet diagrammed it. At an airport bar with assistant coach Bruce Fraser, a bartender asked Kerr how the team’s offense would run. Kerr then took parts of the […]

Black lung makes lethal comeback—coal miner epidemic is the largest in history

Enlarge / Lungs of a coal worker, with black pigmentation and fibrosis from inhalation of coal dust. (credit: Yale Rosen) An epidemic of severe and rapidly progressive black lung disease is emerging among coal miners in Appalachia. Case counts from just three clinics in the region reveal the highest disease levels that doctors have ever […]