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13 Sexiest TV Crime Fighters We Trust With Our Lives

Crime-fighting television shows are all the rage right now, and have been for years now. Sure, we love the mystery and suspense of it all, but if we’re being honest…we also love the hot guys!

I know, I know, objectifying people based on their looks isn’t good, but just for a minute, let’s enjoy the sights that are the sexiest crime fighters on television. It’s not just their looks, either. Their bad-ass skills only add to their hotness.

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We were all heartbroken when Stabler left Law and Order: SVU. His “I don’t want to play by your rules” attitude made him that much more attractive, not to mention how protective he was of Olivia Benson.

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The definition of a silver fox, NCIS would not do well without Special Agent Gibbs. He’s an old soul who likes to be in charge, but also has a special connection with everyone he meets. Not to mention those eyes are stunning.

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Ruzek is impulsive, but that’s what makes him so compelling on Chicago P.D. We want a man who will answer our call no matter what, even if he’s in the middle of a stakeout and it’s against the rules.

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Arguably one of the most underrated cop shows of all time, Rookie Blue featured so many hot guys it’s hard to choose just one. We went with Detective Callahan, which is a controversial choice but OH WELL! Luke made some mistakes, but his love for McNally never died, and he just seems like a great guy…and also that beard works for him.

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Yes, it still counts as crime fighting even if you’re in a fantasy world! Gotham gave us James “Jim” Gordon, and for that we are eternally grateful. We all want a man who can protect us from the leader of a mob family, right?

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Agent Seeley Booth is practically perfect in every way. Whenever we watch Bones, we get this giddy feeling inside, because he’s just so goofy and cute. He’s also a tactical mastermind and I’d trust him with my life any day of the

Hollywood Actors Who Managed To Stay On The A-List Even After Massive Scandals

In the wake of the numerous scandals that have hit Hollywood like a ton of bricks over the past several months, is almost impossible to believe that any of the people accused of numerous indiscretions could manage to hold a career afterwards. However, as we’ve seen over the years (and in this video), a brush with scandal, no matter how disastrous, doesn’t mean that their careers are over, as some celebs have managed to remain in the spotlight even after falling from grace.

Netflix Spent A Ridiculous Amount Of Money To Get Rid Of Kevin Spacey

In the closing weeks of 2017, the world learned the truth about Kevin Spacey and his perverted past.

When Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of molesting him when he was a 14-year-old boy, the actor refused to deny the allegations and instead attempted to overshadow the claims by revealing that he is gay.

However, the world refused to be distracted from the real issue. After a massive uproar from fans, the studios that Spacey was working with immediately fired him and either found replacements for his roles, or canceled the projects entirely.

Ridley Scott’s movie All the Money in the World actually recast Spacey with Christopher Plummer with only several weeks before the films release.

Netflix followed suit and dropped the leading star from House of Cards after Rapp’s claims were made, and several men and women on the hit political drama stepped forward to confirm their own experiences of sexual harassment.

They also cancelled their other ongoing projects with the shamed actor, and it came at quite the cost.

7 Proposals We Saw In Movies That Never Fail To Make Us Sob

These are the top seven wedding proposals you will ever see in a movie. Even though they are far from realistic, they are all perfect.

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This heartfelt speech Luke gives Isabel is the sweetest thing ever. He wakes her up and gives her a ring box, inside is a spool of thread, he then beautifully explains why he loves her then slides a ring from the thread onto her finger. Also it was full of metaphors to do with the thread, and overall a beautiful proposal.

2. Walk the Line

In this scene, Johnny proposes to June on stage after singing a duet. In the middle of the duet Johnny stops signing, apologizes to the audience by saying, “Sorry everyone, I just have to ask June a question before we finish this song.” June looks confused and he asks her to marry him. She tries to brush it off and he continues to tell her how much he loves her. Through her tears, she says yes and they kiss as the audience cheers them on. I don’t know what is it is about this scene but it makes my eyes water every single time.

3. The Notebook

In this scene, Noah tells Aly that it won’t be easy but he wants her. He doesn’t necessarily propose to her but he tells her he wants to be with her forever, so we can only assume. This scene takes the cake of being one of the most heart-wrenching scenes in the entire movie, and it still hurts watching it after the 100th time.

If Your Name Starts With J You’re Probably A Leader, But There’s More To You Than That

Our names are important, and not just because we answer to them when called. It is the sound that has stuck to us all our lives and means more than just a “hey, you.”

People with certain names are bound to particular traits that push them into specific roles and positions in life.

It’s no surprise to us “Js” of course, as we are usually on top of what is going on around us.

There is a lot that comes with being a “J” and it comes with a fair bit of responsibility. In numerology, the letter “J” is represented by the number 1, which is the most powerful and influential of numbers.

If your name begins with “J” then you have an natural tendency to be in charge. You are drawn into leading roles, however you aren’t pushy or arrogant in your position of power.

However, people will look at your capabilities as a leader and judge you for it, and these are the traits that they will find.

Zac Efron Posts First Picture Of Himself As Ted Bundy For Upcoming Film

Many of us know Zac Efron as the hot guy who can sing and dance, but we’re about to see him in a completely different light. Efron shot to fame thanks to his role as Troy Bolton in High School Musical, and it seems he hasn’t stopped since.

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He then went on to star in films like Hairspray, Charlie St. Cloud, and Baywatch. We watched as he grew from the young, good-looking high school student to the smoldering man he is today. The actor most recently reminded us of his musical talents by starring in the Golden Globe winning movie, The Greatest Showman.

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However, when it was announced that Efron would be portraying infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in an upcoming movie, people were wondering how he would pull off the part. Of course, Bundy lured his victims using his charm and good looks, which Efron has plenty of. But it still left a lot of questions unanswered.

After months of speculation, we’ve finally gotten a glimpse at what Efron is going to look like as the most prolific serial killer of all time, and it’s not what we were expecting.

Woody Allen’s Daughter Accuses Him Of Molestation On TV For First Time

While Hollywood is rampant with new revelations of sexual abuse, other victims are speaking up to reaffirm their stories of harassment and assault.

One of these that hits close to home are the claims of molestation from Dylan Farrow, the daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen. It is particularly harrowing as the abuser she is calling out, is her father.

She first brought up the charges in 1992, saying that the director touched her inappropriately when she was just seven-years-old. Now 32, she wants to reassert her claims in the hopes that this new climate of support will help her find peace.

“Why shouldn’t I want to bring him down? Why shouldn’t I be angry? Why shouldn’t I be hurt?” she said to the camera. “Why shouldn’t I feel some sort of outrage that after all these years, being ignored and disbelieved and tossed aside…”

The charges are serious, and it was tough for Dylan to bring them up even all these years later…

13 Classic Movie Scenes That Stars Absolutely Hated

It turns out a great scene is in the eye of the beholder. While we love these movie moments, the actors that star in them hate them with a passion. Regret, bad choices, or uncomfortable working conditions all play a part in these 13 classic scenes that their stars can’t stand.

1. Kate Winslet – Titanic

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While the romance about a pair of passengers on the doomed ship is a modern classic, star Kate Winslet has no love for the movie. Her self-described shoddy American accent and questionable acting choices make the movie unwatchable for the actress.

“Every single scene, I’m like ‘Really, really? You did it like that? Oh my God,” she said in an interview. But like many fans, Winslet really has a bone to pick with the final scene where Rose promises to never let go.

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“I lie. I know. I fully lie, I hold my hand up, I let him go,” she said. That’s cold, and Winslet can’t abide by it.

2. Kate Capshaw – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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Steven Spielberg admits he was trying to one-up himself after dropping Harrison Ford into a pit with 20,000 snakes in the original movie. But maybe dropping his then-wife into a room with 50,000 cockroaches and 30,000 beetles was a mistake. Capshaw said she had to take Valium to get through the scene.

3. Linda Blair – The Exorcist

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While the actress had to wear uncomfortable prosthetics and give a grueling performance, the part she hated most involved pea soup. The possessed Reagan vomits up the green goop, but the scent of the veggies made Blair toss her cookies for real.

Actor Jason Miller also had the nasty mixture sprayed on his face instead of his chest by accident, and his grossed-out reaction is 100% real.

4. Clark Gable – Gone With the Wind

This classic movie had a famously rocky shoot, and Clark Gable being up in arms over one of his most famous scenes is just the tip of the iceberg. He hated the idea of Rhett crying over Scarlett’s miscarriage because he didn’t want to seem unmanly. Gable actually stormed on set when the crew tried to talk him into filming it.

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Producers had to convince Gable to tape a “less emotional” version of the scene before he recorded the one we all remember from the movie.

5. Daniel Stern – Home Alone

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As one of the Wet Bandits who terrorized Kevin in the hit family movie, Stern was one tough customer. But just like his character, Marv, Stern was terrified of Kevin’s tarantula. The scene where the spider lands on his face was real, but Stern would only tape it once and his reaction was completely genuine.

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6. Sharon Stone – Basic Instinct

Decades later, this thriller is still best-remembered for the graphic scene when Sharon Stone’s character flashes a room full of police officers by uncrossing her legs. But the actress had no idea the scene would play out that way.

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Stone revealed that director Paul Verhoeven convinced her to remove her underpants, but told her the scene would only feature “playful innuendo.” The first time the actress saw the actual scene, she reportedly slapped Verhoeven across the face.

7. Andrew Lincoln – Love Actually

A surprising number of actors resent their most famous scenes from this British rom-com. Lincoln, who went on to star on The Walking Dead, says the scene where he confesses his deepest feeling to Keira Knightley made him look like a “weird stalker.”

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“My big scene in the doorway felt so easy. I just had to hold cards and be in love with Keira Knightley,” he remembered. “But I kept saying to Richard [the director], ‘Are you sure I’m not going to come off as a creepy stalker?'”

12 Things Only “NCIS” Fanatics Will Understand

There have never been a more dedicated group of fans than those who love NCIS. We have stuck around as characters are written off, the cast deals with drama off-screen, and the show continues on and on for years. Truly, NCIS fans are a special kind, and there are some things only they understand.

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Gibbs has rules for absolutely everything, and that’s probably why he seems so put together! What I wouldn’t give to have Gibbs sit down and write out a list of rules for me (and my family) to follow. Who doesn’t love structure in their lives?

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One of Abby’s best qualities is her fashion sense. She wears what she wants and doesn’t care what anyone else thinks. Of course, if I tried to dress like her, my friends would think something was wrong! But I guess I can’t just say “Well, Abby would have worn this!!”

These two are always getting smacked around by Gibbs (and everyone else) and you have to wonder how it’s affecting their brains! Obviously it’s just a joke and it’s not a hard hit at all, but I can’t help but wonder if someone ever took the hit one step too far, what would HR say?

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We could all use some “x-treme caffeine” now and then, but only NCIS know what it’s like to think “I could really go for a Caf-Pow right about now!” I’m sure they would be out-lawed for their “x-treme” sugar and caffeine content, but I bet it would power me through a Monday morning!

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McCranky, McCreep, McGeek, McGoober, McGossip, McGullible, McSmarty Pants, Probie…the list goes on and on for McGee! But you’re not a real NCIS fan if you never sit and wonder what DiNozzo would call you if you were best friends.

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Where does he find the time to keep up with pop culture while solving crimes seemingly all the time? His endless references leave us out of breath as we try and keep up! But one thing is for sure, if the team ever plays Trivial Pursuit, he’s got them all beat.

Shirley Temple’s Secret Autobiography Shines A Light On Her Troubled Career

Shirley Temple dazzled audiences around the world with her singing and dancing, but behind the scenes life as a child star was anything but glamorous.

Temple already set the record straight in her 1988 autobiography Child Star, but a new second volume to her best-seller, written before her death in 2014, promises even more details about her career.

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Temple’s son, Charles Black Jr., revealed his mother wrote a sequel to Child Star focusing on her adult life as a diplomat, but movie fans are hoping to learn even more about Temple’s film career when the book is released later this year.

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The actress, who wrote that “biographies of me have usually been compiled from old newspaper clips [and] untruthful publicity stories,” set out to reveal what life was really like on the set of her films. And it wasn’t pretty.

“Being a starlet was difficult, and I was a starlet from three-and-a-half to five years of age,” she explained.

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Temple remembered that she and other child actors were put in “the box” when they misbehaved. The time-out area was a sound department box with a chilly block of ice dumped inside.

“[I was] in the dark with the door closed. I got a lot of earaches, styes, a lot of problems from it. The lesson was time is money. And it’s work, not play,” Temple wrote.

Even as an adult, Temple’s childhood in Hollywood came back to bite her in a surprising way.

Dean Martin Gives You Chills Singing In Forgotten “Rio Bravo” Clip

The era of Dean Martin was something we all long to return to. In a time of cowboys, gallant men, and real talent, Martin was a stand-out among everyone else.

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Along with Jerry Lewis, Martin ruled the Golden Age of Hollywood. Martin could sing, dance, and act, which is something more actors today couldn’t even imagine.

“Dean onstage was dynamite—a charming guy. A guy with style,” said Don Rickles of the triple threat.

One of Martin’s most overlooked movies is Rio Bravo, the 1959 Western film starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, and Ricky Nelson.

“To watch ‘Rio Bravo’ is to see a master craftsman at work,” Roger Ebert wrote about the movie. “The film is seamless. There is not a shot that is wrong. It is uncommonly absorbing, and the 141-minute running time flows past like running water.”

While many people will remember Wayne’s performance, few recall the beautiful song sung by Martin and Nelson.

Cary Grant’s Wife And Daughter Reveal What Tore Their Family Apart

Cary Grant is the kind of Hollywood actor whose classic movies seem destined to stick around forever.

While he passed away in 1986, Grant’s movies like North by Northwest and To Catch a Thief still thrill audiences around the world. But, behind the scenes, the actor’s life wasn’t as glamorous as you might expect. He famously joked that “everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.”

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We’ve shared stories about Grant’s difficult childhood in England, where the actor assumed he had been abandoned by his mother as a boy. Grant didn’t realize until much he was an adult that she had actually been institutionalized by his father.

Even as a Hollywood star, Grant’s private life made headlines. He was a notorious womanizer, and known to experiment with psychedelic drugs like LSD.

As Grant’s fourth wife actress Dyan Cannon and his daughter Jennifer reveal in their tell-all books, those qualities helped drive Grant and Cannon to divorce.

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Cannon, who was only 28 when she married the 61-year-old Grant, says she and the movie star “had a great romance in the beginning – loving and fun, a fairy tale in parts – but then he started to change me.”

“My hair, my clothes, my bags, my shoes, he even told me not to act – although I’d wanted to be an actress ever since I was a little girl – and I went along with it all.”

But Grant’s daughter Jennifer says there’s more to the story.

Hugh Grant Is Expecting His Fifth Child, But Not Everyone Is Celebrating

While romantic comedies are Hugh Grant’s bread and butter, the hunky British actor has tried to keep his actual relationships out of the public spotlight.

But when Hugh and his girlfriend Anna Eberstein walked the red carpet at last week’s Golden Globes, the Swedish TV producer’s baby bump revealed the couple were expecting.

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Eberstein’s mother Susanne confirmed the good news to the Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet. “I’m very happy to be getting another grandchild. She’s due rather soon,” she gushed.

But while a pregnancy announcement is usually cause for celebration, the excitement around Grant’s fifth child is exposing serious baby drama that has been brewing over the past few years.

The new child will be Grant’s third with Eberstein. The couple already have a five-year-old son named John Mungo and a two-year-old daughter whose name is still unknown.

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But Grant also has two children with another woman. That might not sound scandalous, but the timing of the births is key.

In 2011, Grant had a daughter named Tabitha, his first child, with a restaurant receptionist named Tinglan Hong. The media made a lot of the fact that Tabitha’s Chinese name, Xiao Xi, means “happy surprise.”

Eberstein was pregnant with Grant’s son John at the same time Hong was pregnant with Tabitha.

But this sordid love story only gets stranger from here.

“The Dick Van Dyke Show” Star Dies At 94

One of the original Queens of Hollywood, Rose Marie, has passed away at the age of 94. The famous Broadway star was a legend in the television world, with a lifelong career that eclipsed many other male actors of her era in a time when it was hard enough for women to even enter the industry.

In a professional career that spanned nine decades, her entry to fame came at age four, when she began recording songs for a sound short titled Baby Rose Marie the Child Wonder.

From there, she started working with various orchestras and jazz ensembles, skyrocketing in her youth to the charts. In fact, she was the last surviving singer to have a hit from before the Second World War, before her death.

Like any other celebrity from that era, she would have some help from some questionable sources.

Judi Dench Has Moved On From Acting And Become A Tree Whisperer

You may traditionally know Judi Dench from her award-winning roles in The Sound Of Music, Mrs Brown, or the James Bond series, or any other of the assortment of films she has taken part in over the years.

However, Dench has reached a point in her life where acting no longer provides the same thrill, and she wanted to highlight her new-found interest in a documentary. It’s called Judi Dench: My Passion For Trees. No, really.

She explains that she has always felt a love for these towering guardians of the woods, and now has dedicated much of her life to looking after and preserving them.

Despite critical fame, Dench has felt a connection to trees and nature, growing up in a small village in northern England. “Ever since I’ve been a little girl, I’ve adored trees,” she admits. And her documentary makes this very clear!

She details everything she has learned about trees throughout her life, and how they have helped her grow as a person, especially when dealing with loss.

8 Disgusting On-Set Kisses That Had Hollywood Reaching For A Breath Mint

Have you ever dreamed of getting a steamy kiss from your Hollywood crush? I would assume that most people have that one person that they would drop everything for, just for a chance at that small amount of physical intimacy. Have you ever been jealous of that actor or actress that got a little on-screen smooch from your crush? You might not feel that way after reading this piece, if your crush happens to be on it.

Here are 8 awful kissing scenes as described by the actors themselves.

Brad Pitt has been deemed one of the sexiest men in Hollywood for a long time. Women (and some men) had swooned over him, wondering what it would be like to get a kiss from him. According to Kirsten Dunst, who kissed the actor when she was 11 years old, “it was disgusting.”

“I thought it was disgusting. It was like – I was eleven. It would have been weird if I was like ‘this is amazing, I’m kissing Brad Pitt.’ Like then I think people would think I was a little bit off.”

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Jennifer Lawrence broke onto the Hollywood scene with her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, and she quickly became one of Hollywood’s hottest stars. But apparently her kissing scenes are somewhat dreaded by her co-stars. Josh Hutcherson said that her kisses were “slobbery,” and Liam Hemsworth said that anytime they had a kissing scene lined up, Lawrence would intentionally eat something like garlic or tuna for some reason.  

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It turns out that Julia Roberts is a huge fan of peanut butter sandwiches, a fact that made kissing her unpleasant, according to costar Clive Owen. Owen said that doing any intimate scenes with Roberts was quite difficult because she loved to mow down on peanut butter sandwiches in between takes. It wasn’t all bad though, Roberts knew Owen well enough that she actually warned him, and would even ask for a breath mint.

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There are a lot of “fad” diets and herbal nutritional supplements out there on the market, and some of them tend to have some interesting side effects. It turns out that Shailene Woodley is a big fan of a certain Chinese herbal supplement that according to Miles Teller, made Woodley’s breath smell like “crap.”

“She would take these herbal supplements, these Chinese herbal supplements, and they tasted like crap. And she would always eat them right before we had a kissing scene! We put stuff in our mouths so we could just offend each other,” said Teller.

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I hope your dream kiss hasn’t been ruined yet, but there are still four more examples left to go.

7 Big Screen Santa’s Who Made Christmas Just A little Bit More Magical

One of my favorite aspects of the holiday season is when the marathon of Christmas movies dominates my television for the weeks leading up to December 25. I of course have my favorites, but the ones that really get you into the Christmas spirit include a rendition of the man in red. Without Old St. Nick, a Christmas movie just isn’t as good as it could be.

Many actors have stepped up to the challenge. Some have prevailed while others have failed miserably. These 7 guys put their own spin on Santa Claus, and I loved each one of their performances.

These are the 7 best movie Santa Claus portrayals of all time.

Hate him or love him, Tim Allen played one of the funniest versions of Father Christmas. As Allen’s character went through the change of body and mind to become the epitome of the Christmas season, it left you with a feeling of joy, and you were guaranteed to break out into laughter every few minutes. This movie should be a must watch on your Christmas movie list, even if the sequels left much to be desired.  

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I don’t know about you, but a badass Santa covered in tattoos is just what the Christmas season was in need of. Baldwin voices Santa as the leader of the Guardians as they attempt to recruit Jack Frost to their cause while fighting off the Boogey Man. He even wields a pretty impressive sword throughout the movie’s fight scenes.

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This classic children’s movie has been around for decades, and Stan Francis voiced this iconic Christmas character. The movie was originally made for television, but it somehow managed to survive and ingrain itself in pop culture history. It was a different take on Santa, as he outwardly shamed Rudolph’s parents for giving birth to a child who was different from everyone else. In the end Santa saw the error of his ways, and the rest is history.

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You couldn’t have picked a better actor to play Santa, as long as Santa was a booze drinking, cigarette smoking asshole who seemingly hated children. “Santa” ended up coming through on the right side of the moral spectrum towards the end of the movie as he helped out a single young boy who needed it. It’s the thought that counts right?

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What do you think of the list so far? Let us know in the comments when you are done.

7 Hit Shows Getting A Spin-off In 2018

When a television show or movie finds itself successful, those people behind the shows or movies will continue to milk that success for everything that it is worth, and that includes creating any number of spin-offs to keep the story going. Many of them fail, but some do succeed and go onto roaring success.

There will be a number of spin-offs coming your way in the new year, so let’s take a look at 7 of them you are likely to enjoy.

Grey’s Anatomy has seen wild success for over a decade, and it has already been responsible for one successful spin-off in Private Practice. This time it will center around Ben Warren, played by actor Jason George, as he moves away from Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. He will be the only character from the main cast that will be featured in the new show. The show is currently without a title, but it has been announced that the first season will only be 10 episodes long.  

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Supernatural has been a hit show for most of its 13 season run. I was a huge fan of the first six seasons, but have lost track of it over the years since. This will be the second spin-off from the show after their first attempt, Bloodlines failed. This time, they will focus the show on Jody Mills, the sheriff from Sioux Falls that we were introduced to multiple times throughout the series. The show will focus on the orphan girls, who are all monsters themselves, she takes in. This should be a great spin-off, look for the first episode in 2018.

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Following the exploits of Lorraine and Ed Warren from the first two Conjuring movies, this one will focus on the demonic presence from the second movie. The demon Valak, or the yellow-eyed nun that haunts Lorraine, will be coming back to the big screen in July 2108. Not much has been announced in regards to the story, but we do know one thing, you wont be sleeping with the lights off for a while if you go and see this flick.

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If you are a fan of Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, or Supergirl, Black Lightning will be worth checking out. Though the show wont be connected to the above mentioned shows, it still follows along the same principles. This time, a retired super-hero who has been working as a high school principal will be coaxed out of retirement to fight the street gangs plaguing his city. At the same time, his daughters will be discovering their powers for the first time.

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The next four should be massive hits.

8 Celebrity Transformations That Need To Be Seen To Be Believed

When watching a movie, the goal is to be temporarily transported into the fictional world where the film takes place. With constant tabloid attention, society is already aware of the celebrities who play the movie’s characters, but we try to momentarily forget we know them in order to garner an authentic opinion about the story line.

Sometimes entertainers help us forget their real-life star status when they transform their appearance for a movie role, and after watching, we’re shocked to discover it was actually them in the first place.

Here are eight celebrities who became unrecognizable for a movie role.

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When Renee Zellweger played the titular role in 2001’s Bridget Jones’ Diary, she gained 25 pounds to play the modern-day version of Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice. She later dropped the weight to star as Roxy Hart in the musical Chicago the following year, and then gained it all back again for the 2004 Bridget Jones sequel: Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason.

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Most known for his rap career and constant claims of bankruptcy, 50 Cent took on the role of Deon, a cancer-stricken college football player in the 2011 film, All Things Fall Apart. He lost a whopping 55 pounds by running on the treadmill for three hours a day and consuming an all liquid diet for nine weeks.

Charlize Theron
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For the 2003 critically acclaimed hit, Monster, Charlize Theron gained 30 pounds to transform herself into real-life serial killer, Aileen Wuornos. She also wore extensive makeup and a pair of prosthetic teeth.

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While Matthew McConaughey’s usual roles include characters with buff bods, he shocked fans when lost almost 40 pounds for the role of Ron Woodruff in 2013’s The Dallas Buyer’s Club. McConaughey said he lost the weight in a healthy manner, by eating of plenty of fresh fish.