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According to a report in ‘Wired,’ News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been skirmishing since 2007, when News Corp. employees allegedly engineered a scandal to bruise the social media company. Recently Murdoch has publicly complained about changes to Facebook’s news feed.
‘The Shape of Water’ has become “the film to beat at the Oscars” with 13 nods, including Best Actress for Sally Hawkins, writes ‘The New York Times.’ Industry experts say the film has been successful because it addresses real-time issues and had an ace marketing campaign.
TMZ is reporting that the spice girls -- including Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton and Melanie C -- are planning a reunion tour to kick off in late summer, beginning in England and moving to the U.S. The rumors started after Emma Bunton posted a photo with the girls on Instagram.
On the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.K., equality campaigners are calling for the pardon of Emmeline Pankhurst and other suffragettes who were imprisoned fighting for women’s suffrage. Meanwhile, Pankhurst’s great-granddaughter warned President Trump may damage men’s perception of women.
Emily Blunt is joining Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming ‘Jungle Cruise’ movie, based on Disney’s classic ride. According to the ‘Hollywood Reporter,’ the studio plans to start production this spring. Blunt is also working with Disney on ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ due out this December.
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has announced his retirement. A spokeswoman said in a statement: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject. ”