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'Top Gun' sequel? Tom Cruise says it starts filming soon

'Top Gun' sequel? Tom Cruise says it starts filming soon

Tom Cruise is once again feeling the need for speed. According to his interview on Australian television, a sequel to his 1986 blockbuster Top Gun will begin filming within the next year. "It's true," Cruise told the hosts of Sunr...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Who will headline the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa?

Who will headline the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa?

The NFL announced Tuesday that Tampa will host Super Bowl LV in 2021, a result of stadium construction delays in Los Angeles. Among the leading questions on our mind: Who will headline the halftime show? A ridiculous question, we'll admit. The NFL ha...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Neil deGrasse Tyson, John Cleese, Ana Gasteyer, more coming to the Straz Center in Tampa

Neil deGrasse Tyson, John Cleese, Ana Gasteyer, more coming to the Straz Center in Tampa

Get ready to mix some science, comedy and music in with your diet of Broadway musicals in Tampa. The Straz Center for the Performing Arts has announced the bulk of its 2017-18 season, and it includes such figures as astrophycisist Neil deGrasse Tyson...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Above and Beyond's Tony McGuinness talks festivals, acoustic shows, obsessive fandom and more

Above and Beyond's Tony McGuinness talks festivals, acoustic shows, obsessive fandom and more

Hanging on a wall of Tony McGuinness’ London home is a portrait of actor Rutger Hauer from Blade Runner, a film with which McGuinness admits he’s “mildly obsessed.” “That was kind of the first inspiration for me dying my...
Published: 05/24/17
Review: Sedaris' diaries reveal, but not too much, in 'Theft by Finding'

Review: Sedaris' diaries reveal, but not too much, in 'Theft by Finding'

Ever wonder why David Sedaris' life is so much funnier than yours?Fans of the bestselling humor writer and performer know that Sedaris can spin a hilarious story out of everyday material, from SantaLand Diaries, his career-launching tale of working a...
Published: 05/24/17
After Manchester bombing, will security change at Tampa Bay concert venues?

After Manchester bombing, will security change at Tampa Bay concert venues?

Concert and venue security was a big topic last summer after two high-profile incidents in Orlando: The murder of The Voice singer Christina Grimmie and the shooting massacre at Pulse nightclub. After Monday's suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande conc...
Published: 05/23/17
The new 'Baywatch' movie is basically about hot people in swimsuits

The new 'Baywatch' movie is basically about hot people in swimsuits

Baywatch is a running gag in slow motion, a thong-in-cheek TV retread swapping wholesome jiggles for dirty giggles. There are places for such humor but beaches don't have gutters. What Baywatch has in its favor is Dwayne Johnson fireman-carrying a de...
Published: 05/23/17
Tampa teenager gets rescued by Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 'Baywatch'

Tampa teenager gets rescued by Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 'Baywatch'

For child actor L.J. Ruth, meeting his idol was easy as falling off a pier.Ruth, 13, winds up safely in the arms of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Baywatch, an updated version of the 90's TV series opening Wednesday.The seventh grader at Tampa's Villa ...
Published: 05/23/17
Think we're loco? The most unlikely Phil Collins soundtrack hit of the '80s

Think we're loco? The most unlikely Phil Collins soundtrack hit of the '80s

Phil Collins was on the level of Kenny Loggins for soundtrack supremacy, but Collins wasn't content to stay in the background as he jumped back into acting with the movie Buster that spawned a solid soundtrack that included hidden gems like Loco In A...
Published: 05/23/17
Longest-serving James Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

Longest-serving James Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

LONDON — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore's official Twitter...
Published: 05/23/17