Hollywood News Banter

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Matt Belloni, executive editor of The Hollywood Reporter joins Kim Masters to discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.

  • Bill Simmons debuted his new HBO show Any Given Wednesday, and already produced a viral clip with a troubling-looking Ben Affleck releasing an F-bomb filled rant about Deflategate
  • Meanwhile, Warner Bros. is heavily invested in Affleck at the moment. He is starring in and producing the upcoming Justice League movies. In a rare move, director Zack Snyder recently hosted a bunch of journalists on the set of Justice League in London. This is widely seen as an apology tour after Batman v Superman disappointed. 
  • In more HBO news, the network has canceled a second season of Vinyl, even though they had previously announced they would renew it. The cancellation comes after a changing of the guard at HBO and frees up money to use on new shows for a network in need of a drama hit.




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