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Cardi B Will Make Her Second Big Screen Appearance When She Joins The Family For ‘Fast & Furious 9’

The movies have a history of punishing pop stars who try to act; just ask Madonna. (Or Justin Guarini and Kelly Clarkson.) But in her relatively short time in the spotlight, rapper Cardi B has been doing alright as a movie star. That’s probably because, so far, she’s kept it modest. You can see her […]

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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Are Headlining the Super Bowl 2020 Halftime Show

“This is happening,” can mean a lot of things, or it can mean nothing at all. But when Jennifer Lopez tweeted the phrase with the caption “02.02.2020,” it could only mean one thing: J. Lo is heading to Miami for Super Bowl LIV. Hot on the tails of critical acclaim for Lopez’s portrayal of Ramona, […]

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‘Hustlers’ Has Been Banned In Malaysia For ‘Excessive Obscene Content’

The success of Hustlers has been great for everyone — for moviegoers happy to see a non-superhero movie top the box office, for Jennifer Lopez, who had her biggest ever opening weekend, and for parent company STX Entertainment, which badly needed a hit. (Moreover, it’s been a boon for Fiona Apple heads.) But as the […]

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She’s a Hustler, Homie: Watch Keke Palmer Play a Game of ‘Never Have I Ever’

You may know Keke Palmer as a lovable childhood star, but y’all: She’s all grown up now. Yes, Palmer is a grown-ass woman, and we wanted to get all the hot and juicy 20-something tea. As such, we invited the self-proclaimed “Millennial Diva” to play a game of “Never Have I Ever.” Palmer’s a Virgo, […]

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TIFF 2019: Hustlers Showcases Sisterhood at the Expense of Wall Street and I Love to See It

HustlersScreenshot: STXfilms (YouTube) America can be a dog-eat-dog world, but what if the hungriest dogs are bad bitches? Hustlers stars Constance Wu (as Destiny), Jennifer Lopez (as Ramona), Julia Stiles (as magazine reporter, Elizabeth), Lili Reinhart (as Annabelle) and KeKe Palmer (as Mercedes). Cardi B and Lizzo make quick, yet memorable appearances, as well. Advertisement […]

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‘Hustlers’ Is Projected To Have A Career-Best Opening Weekend At The Box Office For Jennifer Lopez

A fun way to pass the time is to Control+F the word “first” on Jennifer Lopez’s Wikipedia page. It will pass a lot of time, actually, because there’s a lot of them. “For her first leading role in the 1997 Selena biopic of the same name, Lopez received a Golden Globe nomination and became the […]

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There’s One Jennifer Lopez Scene In ‘Hustlers’ That Everyone Is Talking About

Jennifer Lopez is getting the best reviews of her career for Hustlers, which is saying something because she’s been in some very good movies (Selena, Out of Sight, that scene in Anaconda where the titular snake pukes out Jon Voight, who then winks). There’s even talk of an Oscar nomination. The response to her performance […]

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‘Hustlers’ Is a Brilliant, Nuanced Romp About Making Money Moves

“This is a story about control.” Janet Jackson’s trademark whisper echoes on screen with soft ferocity as the opening images from Hustlers appear. A beautiful Asian woman sits in front of a mirror surrounded by lingerie-clad bombshells preening and primping themselves and each other. “And this time / I’m gonna do it my way.” She […]

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‘Hustlers’ Director Lorene Scafaria Tells Us How She Got This Crazy True Story Made

Hustlers enters the fall movie season with a lot of hype (and a big Toronto Film Festival premiere), so it’s somewhat surprising that this true story of a group of New York City strippers – led by Jennifer Lopez’s Ramona and Constance Wu’s Destiny – who drug and rob their rich, Wall Street customers would […]

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The Root’s Guide to the 10 Blackest Experiences of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Dolemite Is My NamePhoto: Courtesy of TIFF Are you runnin’ through The Six with your cinematic woes? Well, you’re in luck, because it’s time for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)! Much like myself—who will be reviewing films from the fest this year for The Root—a bunch of Americans will be descending upon America’s […]

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Cardi B Taught One Of Her ‘Hustlers’ Co-Stars How To Give A Lap Dance

STX Jennifer Lopez has been a dancer most of her life, but when it came time to pole dance for the stripper-crime drama Hustlers, even the former-Fly Girl struggled. “I can say without hesitation that learning to pole dance was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done,” the multi-hyphenate star told Entertainment Weekly, […]

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Cardi B Gives A Sneak Peak At Her ‘Hustlers’ Movie Character ‘Diamond’

Getty Image Cardi B is taking the entertainment industry by storm. The “Press” rapper is not only headlining a summer tour, but she’s also filming a new movie: The star-studded Hustlers, based on the 2015 viral The Cut article, which chronicled a business savvy group of former strip club employees who gamed their wealthy Wall […]

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