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Elizabeth Olsen: ‘WandaVision’ show ‘totally confused my brain’

Elizabeth Olsen: ‘WandaVision’ show ‘totally confused my brain’

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Two of Marvel's Avengers, Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) now have their own Disney+ TV show. WandaVision is a drastic genre and tonal shift from the superhero feature films in which they've acted previously. "It totally confused my brain," Olsen said in a Zoom press conference. Advertisement Introduced in the scene after the credits of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Wanda has telekinetic powers. Her superhero alter ego is The Scarlet Witch. Bettany first joined the Marvel films as the voice of Tony Stark's (Robert Downey Jr.'s) computer, Jarvis. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Stark gave Jarvis physical form. Still an android, Vision is omniscient, can fly and take human form. WandaVision puts these superheroes into a television ...
Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana on ‘The Crown’

Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana on ‘The Crown’

Entertainment
Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Debicki has confirmed she signed on to play Britain's Princess Diana in Seasons 5 and 6 of The Crown on Netflix. "Princess Diana's spirit, her words and her actions live in the hearts of so many. It is my true privilege and honor to be joining this masterful series, which has had me absolutely hooked from Episode 1," a statement from the actress posted on the fact-based costume drama's Twitter account said Sunday. Advertisement Debicki, 29, is known for her roles in The Great Gatsby, The Night Manager and The Cloverfield Paradox. She will soon be seen in the film, Tenet. Season 5 of The Crown will feature Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret. The show about the royal family will end with ...
Famous birthdays for July 28: John David Washington, Elizabeth Berkley

Famous birthdays for July 28: John David Washington, Elizabeth Berkley

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July 28 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include: Advertisement -- Author Beatrix Potter in 1866 -- Suffragist Lucy Burns in 1879 -- French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887 -- Singer/actor/band leader Rudy Vallee in 1901 -- Tupperware founder Earl Tupper in 1907 -- Former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in 1929 -- Bill Bradley, former U.S. senator/basketball Hall of Fame member, in 1943 (age 76) File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI -- "Garfield" creator Jim Davis in 1945 (age 75) -- Actor Sally Struthers in 1947 (age 73) -- Actor Georgia Engel in 1948 -- Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in 1954 -- Actor Lori Loughlin in 1964 (age 56)...
Famous birthdays for April 21: Tony Romo, Queen Elizabeth II

Famous birthdays for April 21: Tony Romo, Queen Elizabeth II

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April 21 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include: -- Russian ruler Catherine II -- "Catherine the Great" -- in 1729 -- German educator Friedrich Froebel, who established the concept of the kindergarten, in 1782 -- British novelist Charlotte Bronte in 1816 -- Naturalist/author John Muir in 1838 -- German sociologist Max Weber in 1864 -- Actor Anthony Quinn in 1915 -- British barrister/writer John Mortimer in 1923 -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 1926 (age 94) File Photo by Lucas Jackson/UPI -- Comedian/actor/director Elaine May in 1932 (age 88) -- Actor/director Charles Grodin in 1935 (age 85) -- Anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean in 19...
Jamie Dimon says Sen. Elizabeth Warren ‘vilifies successful people’

Jamie Dimon says Sen. Elizabeth Warren ‘vilifies successful people’

Finance
Jamie Dimon is wading into the ongoing feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and American billionaires including money manager Leon Cooperman.Dimon, himself a billionaire thanks to his decades running some of the biggest U.S. lenders, was asked by CNBC's Wilfred Frost if presidential hopeful Warren was anti-business."You really have to ask her what she really means," Dimon said in the interview, parts of which were scheduled to air on CNBC's "Closing Bell.""She uses some pretty harsh words, you know, some would say vilifies successful people," Dimon said. "I don't like vilifying anybody. I think we should applaud successful people."Warren has been chiding billionaires critical of her proposal to raise taxes on the ultra rich to help defray the costs of her ambitious plans to reduce inequality...