Netflix will order original shows from Africa in 2019

Netflix has filmed originals in Africa, but it hasn’t really commissioned originals from Africa. That’s about to change, the company’s Erik Barmack revealed at a conference this week. He promised that Netflix would “definitely” order some shows from Africa in 2019. He didn’t hint at what might be coming in the pipeline, but the service […]

Cowboy Bebop: Live-Action Series Based on Japanese Anime Phenom Scores 10-Episode Netflix Order

Netflix is saying “Giddy up!” to Cowboy Bebop, placing a 10-episode series order for a live-action version of the late ’90s Japanese anime phenom, TVLine has learned. Set in the future, the jazz-inspired, genre-bending series follows a rag-tag crew of bounty hunters (named Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and Radical Ed) on the run from their pasts […]

Alleged woman-beater Avenatti gets hit with restraining order – report

Still protesting his innocence after he was arrested on felony domestic violence charges last week, lawyer Michael Avenatti is reportedly being served with a restraining order by his alleged victim, whose name is finally public. Estonian-born actress Mareli Miniutti filed for a domestic violence restraining order against the scenery-chewing lawyer in Los Angeles on Monday. […]

‘Everything is working and everything is in order’: Paralysis fears allayed after Floersch surgery

Representatives for 17-year-old F3 driver Sophia Floersch have posted a positive update after she was rushed to hospital to undergo spinal surgery following a horrific high-speed crash in Macau. Floersch’s surgery has been considered a success, with her team telling BBC that it went “extremely well” and that there is “no fear of paralysis” following […]

PUBG on PS4: Battlegrounds hits PlayStation Store with pre order bonuses

It’s been a long time coming, but PUBG now has a release date on PS4 and PS4 Pro. The absence of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on PlayStation consoles helped fuel Fortnite Battle Royale to major success. Now, PUGB will look to make up ground on PS4 and PS4 Pro on December 7. This is when the game’s […]

10 things you shouldn’t order from a restaurant, according to experts

IMDb/CBS Going out to eat is one of life’s great pleasures. However, your dining experience might be dampened by a poor menu choice. Ordering the wrong thing at a restaurant can result in everything from a disappointing dish to a bad case of food poisoning. Here are a few foods you should never order at […]

Trump’s ‘withdrawal symptom’ & itch for ‘better deals’ destabilizes global order

By scrapping the crucial Cold War era nuclear agreement Trump is destabilizing global security, even if his ultimate goal is to negotiate a ‘better deal’ and to include other parties like China, geopolitical experts have told RT. “The United States would rather pull out because of China. Right now it cannot develop new intermediate-range missiles […]

Trump says ‘we have a tremendous order’ with Saudi Arabia, doesn’t want to cancel defense contracts ‘as retribution’ for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulate after an encounter with Saudi operatives there “led to a quarrel and a physical confrontation.” President Donald Trump said he approves of Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement and called it “a great first step.” An official statement from White […]

Station 19: ABC Hands Grey's Anatomy Spinoff Full Season 2 Order

One week after scoring record high ratings, Station 19 has been given a big vote of confidence by ABC. The firefighter-centric Grey’s Anatomy spinoff been picked up for a full season, the network announced Friday. The move extends the series’ Season 2 episode count from 13 to 22. Buoyed by a highly-promoted crossover with Grey’s, […]