The AV Club

Dolph Lundgren is a peacemaker in the Sylvester Stallone/Drago feud

Dolph LundgrenPhoto: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) If you told us that someone involved with Rocky was going to step in and try to ease tensions between Sylvester Stallone and series producer Irwin Winkler—the former is mad at the latter for refusing to give him any of the Rocky rights—we would’ve guessed literally anyone before Dolph …

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Sylvester Stallone is pissed about MGM making a Drago movie

Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren in 2010Photo: Kiyoshi Ota (Getty Images) Sylvester Stallone spent the first couple years of the pandemic cutting together a new, much more self-serious version of Rocky IVbut since then he’s been very vocal about his frustration with Rocky series producer Irwin Winkler—who has continued to control the rights to the …

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Albuquerque debuts its fancy new Breaking Bad statues

From left to right: Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Walter White, Jesse PinkmanPhoto: Sam Wasson (Getty Images) Walter White has achieved, at long last, the attention and recognition he cooked oh so many pounds of meth to get: A statue in his honor, erected in his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. White’s actor, Bryan Cranston, was …

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Netflix sues Grammy-winning Unofficial Bridgerton Musical

Emily Bear and Abigail Barlow accepting their Grammy for The Unofficial Bridgerton MusicalPhoto: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Netflix announced today that it’s suing Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, creators of The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical—a project the streamer originally gave its full-throated support for, back when it was just A very effective bit of fan-created marketing …

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Snowpiercer production shut down due to extreme heat, which isn’t at all ominous

Jennifer Connelly in SnowpiercerPhoto: Jesse Giddings/TNT Today in, “Well, that doesn’t feel like an ominous sign for our steadily worsening environment” news: TNT’s Snowpiercer—a TV show about a climate apocalypse, in case you’d forgotten—has had to shut down production in British Columbia because multiple cast and crew members were reportedly sent to the hospital by …

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Marisa Abela a frontrunner to play Amy Winehouse

Marisa AbelaPhoto: David M. Bennett (Getty Images) Sam Taylor-Johnson may have found her Amy Winehouse (and she didn’t even need to put actors through a pop star bootcamp). According to Varietyup-and-comer Marisa Abela is a frontrunner for the role in Back To Blackwhich was announced earlier this month. The outlet previously reported that the Back …

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Barack Obama shares his summer playlist

Barack ObamaPhoto: PHILIP DAVALI/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images A former president’s duty is never truly done, especially since those duties are usually limited to “don’t do anything” and “show up when they open your library,” but Barack Obama has courageously continued working on his annual summer playlist—one of the keys to the relative unity we …

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Kid Cudi walks off Rolling Loud stage after being pelted with water bottles

Kid CuddyPhoto: Mike Coppola (Getty Images) This weekend’s Rolling Loud music festival got off to a, let’s call it, dramatic start last night, after rapper Kid Cudi walked off stage in the middle of his headlining set after audience members pelted him with water bottles. Per Rolling StoneCudi appears to have taken at least one …

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