Tom Cruise got so stressed out during the “nightmare” filming of Mission: Impossible II that he developed a zit on his nose over the course of filming one key scene, according to his co-star Thandie Newton.
In a DGAF interview with Vulture, Newton recalled she was “scared” of Cruise making the 2000 action sequel, calling him “a very dominant individual. He tries super hard to be a nice person. But the pressure. He takes on a lot. And I think he has this sense that only he can do everything as best as it can be done.”
IGN is pleased to announce that three of its writers are among the nominees for the L.A. Press Club’s 62nd Annual Southern California Journalism Awards.
Reporter Matt Kim was nominated in the category of Online: Entertainment News (Music/Performers) for his November 2019 piece “Blizzcon Protesters Share Why They’re Fighting For Free Speech at Blizzard’s Big Event.” Written in the wake of Blizzard’s decision to punish Hearthstone player Ng Wai “Blitzchung” Chung following his public support of the Hong Kong protests, the piece explores how many Blizzcon attendees sought to protest Blizzard’s decision and raise awareness of the situation
Naughty Dog, the studio behind The Last of Us Part 2, as well as Abby’s voice actor Laura Bailey and director Neil Druckmann, have responded to the online harassment and death threats they have received following the game’s release.
Laura Bailey took to Twitter on July 3 to share some of the horrible messages she has received since The Last of Us Part 2 was released on June 19, 2020.
Alongside images of some of the responses, Bailey said “Man. I try to only post positive stuff on here… but sometimes this just gets a little overwhelming. I blacked out
20-year-old Georgia State University student Julian Bass recently posted an awesome TikTok video to Twitter that shows him transforming into three of his favorite heroes – a Star Wars Jedi, Ben 10, and Spider-Man.
“If y’all can retweet this enough times that Disney calls, that’d be greatly appreciated,” Bass wrote, probably not anticipating that the tweet would be viewed close to 21 million times. Check it out…
if y’all can retweet this enough times that Disney calls, that’d be greatly appreciated pic.twitter.com/GrKlIRxg3J
— Julian Bass (@thejulianbass) July 2, 2020
And among those who watched? Former Disney CEO Bob Iger, who
Shia LaBeouf really got his chest and torso heavily tattooed for Suicide Squad director David Ayer’s new movie The Tax Collector.
“He’s one of the best actors I’ve worked with, and he’s the most committed to body and soul,” Ayer told /Film (via Newsweek). “He had a tooth pulled on Fury, and then on Tax Collector, he got his whole chest tattooed. So he kind of goes all in, and I’ve never known anyone that committed.”
The Tax Collector sees LaBeouf play “Creeper,” the right hand man and best friend of Bobby Soto’s protagonist, David. One of the tattoos