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Common joins Mindy Kaling’s ‘Never Have I Ever’; Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal’s ‘Here Today’ due in May

Courtesy of Netflix Common is staying booked and busy thanks to Netflix: The Oscar winner has been added to the second season of Mindy Kaling’s Netflix series Never Have I Ever. Inspired by Kaling’s own life, the coming-of-age comedy centers on Devi, a first-generation Indian American teenage girl, who sometimes has trouble keeping her cool.…read more »

Moderna music and J&J jams: Spotify shares “Vaccine Songs” playlist

iStock/Filip ViranovskiSpotify users seem to create playlists for nearly every activity imaginable, so why not one for getting a vaccine? The streaming platform notes that since January 1, users have created more than 7,000 vaccine-related playlists globally, and in the past 90 days, there’s been a 350% increase in fan-created playlists specific to the COVID-19…read more »

Watch Elton John duet with Rina Sawayama on “Chosen Family”

Credit: Harley WeirAfter being announced earlier this week, Elton John’s new single and video with British pop artist Rina Sawayama, “Chosen Family,” is out now. As previously reported, Elton is a huge fan of Rina’s and her 2020 debut album, so he jumped at the chance to record a special duet version of the song…read more »

#TeamJosh: ‘Younger’ star Nico Tortorella reflects on character’s journey ahead of final season

Nicole Rivelli/2021 ViacomCBS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.For seven seasons, Nico Tortorella has starred on the series Younger as Brooklyn tattoo artist Josh, one third of the show’s core love triangle, along with Sutton Foster’s Liza and Peter Hermann’s Charles. While the #TeamJosh contingent is still going strong heading into the show’s final season — which debuts this Thursday — Tortorella’s favorite…read more »

To sleep, perchance to stream: Take a look at Netflix’s new Zs inducing series

NetflixSome people like to doze off to their favorite films, while others nod off only if the movie’s boring. However, a new offering from Netflix is deliberately designed to put you to sleep. Headspace Guide to Sleep is the latest collaboration from Vox Media Studios and guided meditation company Headspace. Netflix has just dropped the trailer for the upcoming…read more »

Family, fighter jets and flying cars: see the new trailer for ‘Fast and Furious 9’

Universal StudiosThe second trailer for the pandemic-delayed F9 — yes, the ninth film in the Fast & Furious saga — is here.  The second F&F film from action-master director Justin Lin has its share of trademark, absurdly over-the-top action, but Universal Studios reminds fans that the series has always been about family. To that end, we see Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto living the peaceful life off…read more »

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