Here Are Some Tweets About Spiderman Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe

You were probably as shell-shocked as the rest of us were to learn that Disney’s rift with Sony meant that Tom Holland’s Spiderman (arguably the best iteration) would be getting the boot.

In order to make everyone laugh (to keep from crying), the internet has come through with some pitch-perfect tweets and memes.

13. Meme perfection.

12. Basically.

11. A common enemy is a powerful thing.

10. It’s extra rough when you can’t even drink.

9. The web-rope isn’t that strong.

8. I mean, if Stan Lee said it…

7. Chump change.

6. Just do it.

5. You’d think they’d learn.

4. I can see it.

3. Kids, man.

2. I can’t.

1. This made me laugh so hard.

It doesn’t take the hurt away, but it does help a little bit!

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10 Facts About Sophie Turner You Should Check out

Sophie Turner is HUGE right now. The 23-year-old actress became a household name on the HBO blockbuster Game of Thrones and since then she’s hit the big screen in X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men Dark Phoenix, playing Jean Grey.

She’s also married to singer Joe Jonas, and her profile is bigger than ever right now. But there’s still a lot you probably don’t know about the woman who brought the unforgettable character of Sansa Stark to life.

Here are 10 facts about her.

1. Working-class roots

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On #WorldChildrensDay it’s exciting for me to announce my collaboration with #LVforUNICEF to design a friendship bracelet. I want to explain the significance of the colors and also the charm that I designed. As we know, LV is known for being a brand all about travel and so the brands identity itself is important when collaborating with a charity that is prevalent all over the world. It’s all about bringing people together. I wanted my bracelet to hold luck for all the children whom the proceeds from this bracelet go to. So I wanted to integrate the idea of luck and also inclusion of many countries and cultures. I wanted to have the braids made of two colours; red and white. Red is considered a lucky colour in China. And the white coincides with my idea for having the little circular charm on the bracelet, a rabbit. A. Because WHITE rabbits are considered very lucky in the UK and a rabbit foot is considered lucky in many parts of Europe, China, Africa, North and South America. It also has a little bit of me on there because I have the same rabbit designed tattooed on my arm by @curtmontgomerytattoos #MAKEAPROMISE 🐰 ✈ 🐇

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Although Turner is now a huge Hollywood star, she comes from a working-class family in Chesterton, Warwickshire, England. Her mother was a teacher and her father worked for a company that delivered pallets to warehouses.

2. In the mud

She was well-prepared for all the mud and muck on the set of Game of Thrones. Turner said, “My childhood was pretty fun. We had pigsties, barns, and a paddock, and used to muck around in the mud.”

3. Big screen jump

Her big-screen debut was in 2013 with the independent thriller Another Me. Her co-stars included Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Claire Forlani, and Rhys Ifans.

4. Competition

In order to land the role of Jean Grey in the X-Men movies, Turner had to beat out many other actresses who were considered for the role, including Elle Fanning, Hailee Steinfeld, Saoirse Ronan, and Margot Robbie.

5. That’s strange…

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Turner takes over the Jean Grey role from actress Famke Janssen, and the two surprisingly have a few things in common. Neither are natural redheads and they’re both exactly one inch taller than the actor who plays their love interest, Cyclops.

Tye Sheridan is 5’8” and Sophie Turner is 5’9”. James Marsden is 5’10”, while Janssen is 5’11”

6. Inked

Turner and her Game of Thrones co-star Maisie Williams are very close offscreen. So much so that they have matching tattoos. They both have “07.08.09” tattoos, which is the date they both learned they were cast on the hit show.

7. Furry friend

No, direwolves don’t really exist – but during the filming of GOT, Turner fell so in love with the Northern Inuit dog playing her direwolf on the show that she ended up adopting the pup, whose name is Zunni.

8. Slide into my DMs

It’s hard to get away from social media these days, and that even applies to big Hollywood stars. Turner and Joe Jonas had a few friends on Instagram and Jonas decided to direct message her for a chat one evening. And the rest is history…

9. Take some time off

The final season of GOT received mixed reviews from fans and critics, and Turner took the negative criticism very personally. She took it so hard that she revealed it had caused her major depression and in the spring of 2019 she would take a break from acting.

10. A young star

Turner has been interested in acting from a very young age. She joined a well-known children’s theater company when she was only 3-years-old.

She’s a lifer!

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The Deepfake Video of Bill Hader Impersonating Tom Cruise Is, Quite Frankly, Pretty Concerning

These Deepfake videos are kind of terrifying.

Deepfake is an AI technology that people on the web are using to produce new, or alter existing, video content in order to make it look as if something that didn’t occur actually did (kind of scary, if you ask me). The videos are created using two competing AI systems that learn from each other, each time creating a more convincing version for the next time.

There has been a recent rise in both the number and quality of deepfakes online, and it’s concerning for a number of reasons – but perhaps none is so starkly arresting as this clip of Bill Hader talking about Tropic Thunder on a 2008 episode of David Letterman.

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As he speaks about the film, his face starts to transform into Tom Cruise’s mug.

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It’s so subtle at first that you hardly notice, even when it flickers to Seth Rogen’s face for an impression, and then back again.

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You really have to watch it for yourself.

If nothing else, the clip shows how the technology is improving, and how easily it will allow misinformation to spread to the public.

AI is the wave of the future, but it remains to be seen whether or not humans can really be trusted with it.

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Here’s Everything That’s Coming in Marvel’s Phase Four

Marvel fans, listen up!

The Marvel Universe is hotter than ever right now, and fans all across the globe are anxiously waiting to see what’s next from the studio.

The hugely successful Avengers: Endgame was the final piece of Marvel’s 22-film saga that started with Iron Man in 2008. Fans (more like fanatics) have been waiting to get some news…and here it is.

At the San Diego Comic-Con in July, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed what the first two years of Marvel’s Phase Four will look like.

Let’s take a look at the upcoming releases.

1. Black Widow

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Release Date: May 1, 2020

2. The Eternals

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Release Date: November 6, 2020

3. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

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Release Date: February 12, 2021

4. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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Release Date: May 7, 2021

5. Thor: Love and Thunder

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Release Date: November 5, 2021

6. Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3

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Release Date: TBA

7. Black Panther 2

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Release Date: TBA

8. Blade

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Release Date: TBA

9. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

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Release Date: Fall 2020

10. Wanda Vision

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Release Date: Spring 2021

11. Loki

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Release Date: Spring 2021

12.What If…?

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Release Date: Summer 2021

13. Hawkeye

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Release Date: Fall 2021

14. Captain Marvel 2

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Release Date: TBA

15. Fantastic Four

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Release Date: TBA

These all have the potential to be GREAT. Even Fantastic Four, maybe.

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited.

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Elvis Presley was an official…

Elvis Presley was an official captain of the Memphis Police Department and even had dashboard police lights for his cars. He was known for pulling people over and lecturing them on safety before giving them an autograph and letting them go.

This Is How Much These Iconic Movie Cars Cost in Real Life

Think about some of the iconic movies featuring cars: Back to the FutureBullitt, heck, how about Herbie the Love Bug? A lot of times, cars play as big of a role in movies as actors do.

But how much do those bad boys cost in real life? The wait is now over! We have the answers!

Here’s how much 5 iconic movie cars would cost to buy today.

1. 1970 Dodge Charger – The Fast and the Furious

This baby costs a cool $85,000. The Fast and Furious franchise has really catapulted these muscle cars to the forefront. When they came out in 1970, they were only valued at $3,711. My, how times change…

2. 1966 Ford Thunderbird – Thelma & Louise

The actual car from the film sold for $71,500 in 2008. She sure is a beauty, ain’t she?

Just don’t drive it over a cliff, okay?

3. 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 – Back to the Future

Yes! One of the most iconic cars in cinematic history! The DeLorean driven by Marty McFly actually cost $25,000 when it was produced ($69,000 in today’s currency), and today the model is only valued at $32,378, according to recent sales. Kind of surprising, huh?

4. 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 Fastback – Bullitt

The streets and hills of San Francisco have never looked cooler than they did in 1968’s Bullitt with Steve McQueen. The film is famous for its car chase scenes throughout the extremely hilly city.

These models originally sold for $3,500 and now can fetch $80,000. Timeless and TOUGH.

5. 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Special Edition – Smokey and the Bandit

Burt Reynolds’ finest hour? Perhaps…though he was also pretty amazing in Deliverance, you must admit. But many people remember Reynolds for Smokey and the Bandit. And why not – just look at that Firebird!

The car originally cost $5,456, and they go for around $22,000 today. Not bad, not bad at all!

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Serena Williams Destroyed 3 Men at Once on the Tennis Court

What were these guys thinking?

Serena Williams is one of the best athletes in the world. She’s earned a record 23 grand slam singles titles, plus a list of other career achievements that is so long it would take up this entire article.

That’s why it’s hilarious that some totally regular, non-professional-tennis-playing men think they could win a point off Serena if they ever got the chance. One in eight men, to be exact.

YouGov, a global online survey company, found that 12 percent of men believe they could win a point in a game of tennis against Serena. That leaves 74 percent of men who actually understand the laws of physics.

The survey results caught a lot of attention online. Many people begged Serena to actually give some of those 12 percent fools a chance, because the footage would be hilarious.

Thankfully, that footage already exists.

Here, for your entertainment, is Serena Williams playing three average dudes at once and absolutely beasting the hell out of them.

Even better, these men appeared nothing but delighted to have their asses kicked by Serena.

In addition to the game of tennis, they presented her with a series of challenges, like breaking a water balloon with the tennis ball and hitting a ball into a basketball hoop from the top of the tennis stadium.

Needless to say, Serena effortlessly completed every task.

So, yeah. Whenever Serena has another second in her busy schedule as a living legend, we’d love her to film more videos demonstrating why no mere mortal man could possibly compete against her on the court.

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Kelly Mcgillis Said She Wasn’t Asked to Be in the Top Gun Sequel for a Simple Reason: Because She’s Aged

Hollywood is ageist, no doubt about it. Men can get older and still play dashing romantic leads and action stars, but women are too old to play a love interest as soon as they hit their 30s. So it’s sad, but not surprising, that Kelly McGillis wasn’t asked to reprise her role from the classic Top Gun. It would have been nice to see her, even if it wasn’t as a love interest for Tom Cruise.

McGillis talked to Entertainment Tonight about why she wasn’t cast, and she didn’t hold back.

“I’m old and I’m fat, and I look age-appropriate for what my age is, and that is not what that whole scene is about,” said McGillis.

At 62, McGillis is just a few years older than Cruise, 57, and Val Kilmer, 59, who are both appearing in the sequel.

McGillis told ET that she left Hollywood to become sober and take care of her family.

“It was very challenging for me to have any kind of sense of self or self-identity or real self-worth other than what I did for a living,” she said.

McGillis’ experience reflects what many other women have experienced in Hollywood. For example, Jessica Lange told AARP that “Ageism is pervasive in this industry…You will see men in their 60s playing romantic leads with costars who are decades younger.”

I love that we are seeing richer roles for women who are in their 40s and beyond, especially on television. It may not have been intentional, but Hollywood has been sending the message that women aren’t allowed to age, for too long – cause we all do. Aging is fabulous, and it certainly beats the alternative.

I love McGillis’ honesty, and I’m glad she’s living a rich, fulfilling life. Good for her.

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Ed Sheeran Has Spent Millions Buying Houses and Property from His Complaining Neighbors

This ma is living the dream. Ed Sheeran has all the money he could ever want, and he’s been using it to slowly buy up all the property around his farmhouse in Framlingham, England, supposedly to build himself a “mini-village.”

That sounds like paradise to me. No neighbors, no hassle, no problems.

No.6 went #1 today and Beautiful People went #1 in the singles chart, which makes it the second #1 from this project….

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And by “buying up all the property,” I mean buying OUT his neighbors. Sheeran bought a farmhouse and some land around it in 2012 for just over $1 million (we’re talking US currency here). He then bought the house next door for about $550,000. Fast forward to 2016 and Sheeran purchased another nearby house for $1.1 million. The following year, the singer dished out $640,000 for a bungalow across the street.

Not only is Sheeran buying these properties, but he’s putting a lot of work back into them and the house he originally purchased. Sheeran was granted permission to build a kidney-shaped pool on the condition that it would also be a natural habitat to attract wildlife, but his plans for the pool got his neighbors peeved.

Ed Sheeran's home in Framlingham, Suffolk.

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Neighbors were annoyed when Sheeran placed hay bales around the pool to block neighbors’ views, and they accused him of using the water for recreation instead of a wildlife attraction, as originally decided. His neighbors have also complained that the famous singer has plans to build a giant treehouse and a chapel on his property.

So, what to do? Drop some cash on ’em, of course! Then no one can complain! And that’s exactly what Sheeran continues to do. Because he can.

Today the Divide tour broke the all time tour record set by U2. It's now the most attended and highest grossing tour of…

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When you have that much cash, you can pretty do whatever you want, whenever you want.

Now I need to get busy designing my own compound…

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This Might Make You Feel Old. These 20 Songs Are Now Considered Classic Rock.

Are you ready to feel a little depressed? Cause that’s what happened when I looked over this list. We’re getting old, friends…it’s time to face the facts.

When I think of “classic rock”, I’m thinking Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, etc. And now, we have this…

But at least we have all the great memories, right?!?!

“Classic rock.” Ughhhhhh.

1. Foo Fighters – “Everlong”

2. Alanis Morissette – “Ironic”

3. Garbage – “Stupid Girl”

4. R.E.M. – “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

5. The Smashing Pumpkins – “Tonight, Tonight”

6. Superdrag – “Sucked Out”

7. No Doubt – “Spiderwebs”

8. The Verve Pipe – “The Freshmen”

9. Ben Folds Five – “Brick”

10. Counting Crows – “A Long December”

11. Blur – “Song 2”

12. Veruca Salt – “Seether”

13. Green Day – “Basket Case”

14. The Wallflowers, “One Headlight”

15. Fiona Apple – “Criminal”

16. Hole – “Celebrity Skin”–E

17. Bush – “Glycerine”

18. Stone Temple Pilots – “Interstate Love Song”

19. Nada Surf – “Popular”

20. Gin Blossoms – “Hey Jealousy”

See you at the retirement home!

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