Incredibles 2 drowns Finding Dory's animation opening record with $180M as Ocean's 8 drops to $19M
The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped Incredibles 2 become the best animated opening of all time. It beat Finding Dory's 2016 record.Disney estimated Sunday that the film earned $180 million in its first weekend in North American theaters - far surpassing industry analysts' loftiest expectations which had the film pegged for a $120 to $140 million debut.
Richard Harrison, known as "The Old Man" on Pawn Stars, died Monday, his son and show co-star, Rick Harrison, confirmed. He was 77.
"He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over," Rick Harrison wrote in a post on Instagram. "He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool 'Old Man' as my dad."
Scientists Find Stronger Evidence For New Kind Of Black Hole
We've seen supermassive black holes tearing stars to shreds and detected the energy waves from smaller black holes, but what about the medium-sized black holes in between these extremes? Scientists have been looking for such objects, and have now provided further, more compelling evidence for intermediate-mass black holes. They spotted a bright explosion that decayed over 10 years in a galaxy's outskirts. Its mass is around 10 thousand times the mass of our Sun."I would say we were very lucky to find this source," Dacheng Lin, an assistant professor from the University of New Hampshire, told Gizmodo.
Pawn Stars is a reality TV series on History, which is filmed in Las Vegas at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop that opened in 1989. The show stars the late Harrison and Rick, along with Rick's son, Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison, and Corey's childhood friend, Austin "Chumlee" Russell.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Richard "The Old Man" Harrison, a beloved member of the History and Pawn Stars family. He will be greatly missed for his wisdom and candour. Our thoughts are with the Harrison family during this difficult time," reads a statement from History.
The show premiered in July 2009 and features a number of local experts who visit the shop to help evaluate the rare and often kooky items brought in by sellers.
Lisa Wilkinson responds to Richard Dreyfuss calling her interview 'a breach of ethical behaviour'
She tweeted her side of the story Lisa Wilkinson has responded to actor Richard Dreyfuss' lengthy and emotional statement that slammed the interview he did with her on The Project on Sunday night.
The late Harrison provided a lot of the comic relief. Often cantankerous (in a funny way), "The Old Man" wasn't afraid to bust the chops of his son and others who worked in the shop.
Richard Benjamin ‘The Old Man’ Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved. He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over. He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool ‘Old Man’ as my dad. That I got to share him with so many others and they got to see what a great family man he was is something I am grateful to have experienced with him. He lived a very full life and through the History television show ‘Pawn Stars’ touched the lives of people all over, teaching them the value of loving your family, hard work and humor. We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers and ask that we are provided some privacy at this time.
Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie are married
'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie - who played lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in the series - have tied the knot in front of friends and family in Scotland.The Game of Thrones stars - who played lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series - tied the knot in front of friends and family at Rayne Church in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on Saturday.
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Former drummer Nick Knox was an American drummer for the psychobilly band “The Cramps”. He died June 15. He was 60.
Fourth time's a charm? Thrice married Richard Wilkins, 63, is planning on 'popping the question' to girlfriend Virginia Burmeister, 50, as she prepares to move into his home
He's already been married three times, but Today show Entertainment Editor Richard Wilkins is reportedly set to tie the knot again. According to Woman's Day magazine, the 63-year-old is rumoured to be 'planning on popping the question' to gorgeous girlfriend Virginia Burmeister.The news comes after the 50-year-old Sydney dancer listed her $2.65m Manly home on the market in preparation to move into the TV veteran's home.'We wouldn't be surprised if he's planning to pop the question (to Virginia),' an 'insider' allegedly told the magazine.
Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist of "Portnoy's Complaint" and "American Pastoral," died May 22. He was 85.
Matt Cappotelli, Former WWE Wrestler and 'Tough Enough' Winner, Dies at 38
Matt Cappotelli, the winner of WWE's reality show "Tough Enough," died Friday after fighting two battles with brain cancer, WDRB reports. He was 38. Cappotelli was first diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2005, beating it two years later. However, in 2017, doctors diagnosed him with a Grade 4 glioblastoma tumour and were subsequently unable to fully remove it, deeming it terminal, WDRB reports.
Allyn Ann McLerie, the actress and dancer who starred in the Broadway and big-screen versions of "Where's Charley?" and played a freaked-out contestant in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?," died May 21. She was 91.
New Orleans-born saxophone player Charles Neville, who once backed up B.B. King and later gained fame with the Neville Brothers band and their rollicking blend of funk, jazz and rhythm and blues, died April 26. He was 79.
Anita Shreve, who explored themes of love, loss and betrayal in best-selling works of fiction, and whose 1998 novel, “The Pilot’s Wife,” sold millions of copies after Oprah Winfrey chose it for her television book club, died March 29. She was 71.
Stéphane Audran, the coolly elegant and craftily enigmatic French actress who drew acclaim for performances in the Oscar-winning films “Babette’s Feast” and “The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie” as well as many dramas by her husband, director Claude Chabrol, died March 27. She was 85.
Nini Theilade, a ballet dancer who appeared with Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland and James Cagney in the 1935 film adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," died Feb. 13. She was 102.
Horror author Dallas Mayr, best known by his pen name 'Jack Ketchum,' died Jan. 24 at the age of 71. Ketchum’s books included 1980’s Off Season, 1989’s The Girl Next Door, and 1995’s Red, the latter two of which were adapted for the big screen.
Lari White, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, producer and actress, died on Jan.23. She was 52. As a country artist, White scored six Top 20 country hits, including the Top 10 single "That's My Baby."
Actress Connie Sawyer died Jan. 22 at the age of 105. With more than 140 TV and film credits to her name, Sawyer was known as Hollywood’s oldest working actress. She continued to perform through late 2017.
Actor Bradford Dillman, who starred as Edmund in the original Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night' and had an impressive film and TV career, died on January 16 in Santa Barbara, CA. He was 87.
Jon Paul Steuer, musician and former child star best known for his work on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Grace Under Fire,” died on Jan. 1. He was 33.
Ariel Winter shuts down Twitter account amid plans to delete all social media .
Ariel Winter shuts down Twitter account amid plans to delete all social mediaActress Ariel Winter has deleted her Twitter account after posting a rant against invasive paparazzi photos.