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Confirmed! Tom Hardy is Eddie Brock in 'Spider Man's spin-'Venom'

After much anticipation, Sony finally revealed that Tom Hardy will star as Eddie Brock in the forthcoming Venom movie, which will be directed by Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer. Arguably, that turned out pretty well for Hardy as the majority of critics (and fans) were less than kind to Suicide Squad. After Spider-Man: Homecoming, Venom is the first solo movie from Sony's Marvel and the Spider-Man-based universe of characters.

BTS wins Billboard Music Awards

Lil Wayne , who was sporting a hoodie with Minaj's image on it, bowed down to Drake as he won the award, following him onstage. The Canadian singer returned to celebrate the Oscar-winning song 20 years after it topped the charts as the theme to the blockbuster " Titanic ".

Chris Cornell, Lead Singer Of Soundgarden And Audioslave, Dead At 52

The 52-year-old Cornell had just performed with Soundgarden at Detroit's Fox Theatre. A spokesman for the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office told ET on Thursday that Cornell's autopsy had been completed and the cause of death was suicide by hanging.

King Arthur Legend of the Sword Vortigern Trailer

And I think I already knew that'. King Arthur: Legend of The Sword hits theaters everywhere on May 12th, 2017. This new version actually is more like British Punks of the Round Table as director Guy Ritchie creates a brand-new backstory for Arthur in King Arthur : Legend of the Sword .

Soundgarden and Audioslave rocker Chris Cornell takes his own, aged 52

We're told Cornell was pronounced dead on the scene. Detroit police say the death of rocker Chris Cornell, the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave , is being investigated as a possible suicide. Cornell , a Seattle native, wrestled with drugs, alcohol and depression most of his life, once even calling a metal magazine to confirm a tour cancellation from a payphone at a rehab clinic.

Top Looks and Performances — Billboard Music Awards

But other big names showed up. The singer, who turned 71 the day before, was handed the icon award by Gwen Stefani at the Las Vegas award ceremony. Accompanying himself on piano, Legend opened the performance by singing "Surefire" alone on a darkened stage.

Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Awards; Drake early victor

Actress and singer Cher served up her greatest songs and fashions during her performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Beyonce, Rihanna, Adele, Ariana Grande, the Weeknd, twenty one pilots and Shawn Mendes will not attend. The rapper and the electronic dance duo are two of the few top-nominated acts who plan to attend the show. "This feels good but it feels so wrong because I love Drake so much", said Halsey (Drake's "One Dance" was also nominated for top Hot 100 song).

Billboard Music Awards: Top Looks and Performances

And we couldn't possibly talk about the artists set to take the stage without mentioning Nicki Minaj. All 10 of those acts are nominated for the night's biggest award - top artist. Her sister Noah Cyrus noted in the intro that her sister, who is engaged to Liam Hemsworth, was "the happiest she had ever been". On top of giving her fresh, short bob haircut its official red carpet debut, not to mention killing it with her impersonations of Nicki Minaj and Céline Dion onstage, Hudgens stole ...

All The Details On Pippa Middleton And James Matthews' Wedding Reception

Ingrid Seward, editor of Majesty Magazine, said the Middletons could take pleasure in the day: Their first daughter, Kate, had married a future king, and their second daughter, Pippa, had married an extremely wealthy, charming and handsome man.

Chaffetz: 'I Hope' Trump Didn't Disparage Comey To Top Russian Diplomats

Trump allegedly called Comey a "nutjob" in a meeting with Russian officials last week. "I don't know if that's what was said or not", the Utah Republican told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos of the report about the president's May 10 meeting.

Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Music Awards

Big victor of the evening Drake was loving Hudgens' look too. Clearly Drake had love on his mind when he accepted the Billboard Music Award for Top Artist. Then there's Miley Cyrus will take the stage for the first time at a major award show since completely overhauling her look and sound. Her sister Noah Cyrus noted in the intro that her sister, who is engaged to Liam Hemsworth, was "the happiest she had ever been".

Who's Performing Tonight at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards?

The Chainsmokers, who tied Drake with 22 nominations, won four awards, while other top winners, Beyonce and twenty one pilots, both won five each, but did not attend. As suggested by its name, the Billboard Awards are held annually by Billboard , a publication and music popularity chart that covers the music business.

'American Gods' Season 1 Episode 4 Recap: Git Gone

A woman deals Blackjack at a casino and is instructed to stop shuffling. Her life is plagued by depression and apathy, as she gets high on bug-killer fumes and red wine while hiding underneath the tarp cover of the hot tub in her backyard.

Cornell's death leads to cancellation of rock fest

His death was ruled a suicide by hanging, and a publicist said the singer/guitarist's family was "shocked" by the news. "A full autopsy report has not yet been completed. He added that more details would be released in a statement later Thursday. Bumbery called the death " sudden and unexpected " and said his wife and family were shocked by it.

Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle in talks to replace Press Secretary Sean Spicer

Guilfoyle asserted that many people have mentioned the notion of her holding a position in White House as President Trump's chief spokeswoman or press secretary. Trump has publicly floated replacing the daily press briefings with his own biweekly press conferences, augmented with more frequent written statements in response to questions.

Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields with James Hakett

As for Fields's alleged replacement, Hackett was previously CEO of the office furniture company Steelcase for 20 years and Vice Chairman for two more. He left Steelcase in 2015 and in 2016 joined Ford as the Chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a subsidiary that aims to make Ford an automaker and a mobility company that delivers connectivity, auto sharing, and autonomous vehicle solutions.

Only one Spurs player shows up in Game 2 beatdown by Warriors

Davey/Pool via AP). The San Antonio Spurs desperately need MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard on the court for Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. "I thought in game one we didn't come out with a sense of urgency", said Warriors acting coach Mike Brown , who is standing in for the injured Steve Kerr .

Beyonce Held Star-Studded Baby Shower Dubbed 'Carter Push Party'

Queen Bee's former partners in crime, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, were also there which has yet again sparked the hope of a Destiny's Child reunion. Of course everyone knows that is not the case, but that didn't stop Kim from pretending that she was invited to Beyonce's baby shower. Lawson orchestrated a "Happy Carter push party" chant from the guests while Afrobeat played in the background.

Trump urges Muslim leaders to "drive out" terrorists in Saudi Arabia speech

White House aides have played expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive. He's been besieged by a series of revelations about the ongoing federal investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation and his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, who had been overseeing the Russian Federation probe.

Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs

He went to the hotel and discovered him unresponsive on the bathroom floor. "It was a great honor to know you as a friend and as a band mate". Soundgarden was a slow burn, and nowhere near an overnight success. We want to know. Cornell was best known as the singer and songwriter behind Seattle grunge legends Soundgarden . It's a human story. Cornell was roommates with Andrew Wood, lead singer of the Mother Love Bone, who died of a heroin overdose in 1990.

Jay Z and Beyoncé Worth a Combined $1.16 Billion

Forbes magazine on Wednesday announced its list of richest, self-made women and pegged her personal wealth at $350 million. Together, the couple have a combined net worth of $1.16 billion , a number that is only going to increase over time, particularly factoring in Jay Z's recent business dealings.

Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown wins Best Actor; full winners list inside

Watson went on to praise MTV for their bold move and relayed that the award indicates that acting is the ability to put oneself in someone else's shoes without being separated according to one's gender. "This award is bigger than Jharrel and I", Sanders said. "Thank you for advocating me, in such an inclusive, patient and loving way", she thanked the audience accompanied by thunderous applause.

Fans thrilled with Josh Harrop's performance against Crystal Palace

Gomes became United's youngest player in the Premier League at 16 years old, 8 months and 20 days. However, with most journos still watching the players on their post-match stroll around the pitch, only a handful of media folk were present, with none offering up a single question.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea

Abe told reporters after a meeting of Japan's National Security Council that he wanted to raise the issue of North Korean missile launches at the Group of Seven leaders' summit in Italy this month. March 22, 2017: A missile launched in the country's east coast reportedly explodes immediately after its launch, according to US and South Korean officials.

Australian magnate Andrew Forrest gives away US$298m

Fairfax Media understands that in addition to funds for cancer research and treatment, there will be money to help rebuild regional communities ravaged by economic changes, along with funds to enrich country life through renewed arts and cultural programs.

Lady Gagas emotional tribute to friend

The heartbroken 31-year-old shared a message on Instagram following the death of Sonja Durham on Thursday (18May17). "Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has changed my life", she posted.

Paschal Donohoe backs Leo Varadkar to be next taoiseach

No formal announcement was made despite rumours to the contrary that party strategists were looking at dates in the second and third week of June. About 20 members of the Fine Gael parliamentary party have yet to declare for one side, with Social Protection Minister Mr Varadkar having about twice as much support from that section of the party.

"Cash Me Outside" Girl LOSES to Beyonce, Emma Watson's Speech

Former Harry Potter actress Emma Watson created history as she won the first MTV Award that did not separate nominees based on gender. Spirited speeches were front and center at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Sunday, where the night's top winners at the usually irreverent awards show took to the stage to champion diversity and inclusion.

Constantin Film to Produce New 'Resident Evil' Reboot Movie

It didn't take long for these fans to get preyed on by prankers as they fell for a Resident Evil 2 Remake trailer in the most obvious of all days, April Fools. Anderson, who wrote all six original films and directed four of them, would be involved this time around. especially since he's now working on Monster Hunter .

Fox News founder Roger Ailes dead at 77

Rupert Murdoch said in his own statement reacting to Ailes' death: "Roger and I shared a big idea which he executed in a way no one else could have". These included former host Gretchen Carlson, who alleged in a lawsuit that in the 11 years she worked there she was subjected to "severe and pervasive sexual harassment" and that she was sacked when she refused to have sex with him.

Roger Ailes Dead at 77

Authorities in Florida are saying Ailes died of bleeding on the brain caused by an earlier fall at home. On Thursday, the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office told WPTV it was in charge of examining Ailes's body. The caller said Ailes was not responding appropriately to questions and was still on the ground. "The history of cable television will have a very big chapter on Roger Ailes ".

Boston Celtics bailed out by Canadian Kelly Olynyk in Game 7 win

Led by Olynyk the Celtics got a huge lift from their bench, outscoring their Wizards' counterparts 48-5. Thomas finished with 17 points, six assists, a 3-for-3 mark on 3-point shots and zero turnovers in the second half. On the ensuing possession, Olynyk responded with a three of his own and the Celtics never looked back. The Wizards were only 1 of 6 shooting, after four minutes.

Vanessa Bayer Announces 'Saturday Night Live' Departure

With Trump jokes, some fond farewells and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announcing a (fake) presidential bid, Saturday Night Live's season finale did not disappoint. Bayer did not immediately disclose her post-SNL plans. Bayer was known for her impression of Miley Cyrus, Rachel from Friends , and Jacob, the young jewish boy giving a speech on Weekend Update .

MTV gets rid of gender divisions

Ever since the 2017 MTV and TV Awards announced they were switching to strictly non-gender specific categories, history was guaranteed to be made. The former " Harry Potter " star then turned and honored actor Asia Kate Dillon, who presented Watson with the award and identifies as gender non-binary.

Two future British kings attend Pippa's wedding

Kate , who wore a peach dress by Alexander McQueen and matching hat by Jane Taylor, acted as a much-needed chaperone for the bridesmaids and page boys, although her nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, wearing her distinctive brown Norland uniform, was also at the service.