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‘SNL’ Just Trolled All Your Favorite Netflix Shows

Ah, December: a time for spiked eggnog, cheesy Hallmark movie marathons, and avoiding relatives’ highly invasive questions about when you’re planning to start a family. But perhaps the most rewarding part of the winter month? SNL turning out some of its best content—and last night (December 1) was no exception.

Hosted by Claire Foy, the sketch comedy show spared no expense for anyone, with Alec Baldwin reprising his role as a disgruntled President Trump and the cast hilariously spoofing the grandparents from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But it was the hilarious trolling of Netflix’s 2019 lineup—the home of Foy’s own hit series The Crown—that made us laugh.

At the top of the episode, Foy appears in a commercial parody poking fun at the sheer magnitude of available content for streaming on Netflix. As a male voiceover explains, “We’re spending billions of dollars and making every show in the world. How do we do it? We buy everything!”

“It’ll take 12 human lifetimes to watch all of our content!” the narration adds (truth).

The skit involves several of the cast members sitting around a conference table and pitching potential ideas for the streaming service. “This show is about a girl named Ginny,” cast member Heidi Gardner’s character says, prompting a Netflix executive to immediately throw money at her.

“We loved Claire Foy so much, we’re sending her back to high school,” explains the voiceover. “It’s Saved By The Crown!”

“…We’ve also got that comedy, like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, or Leslie Jones in a Van Getting Batteries!” the voiceover continues.

On top of trolling Netflix, SNL also poked fun at major cable network shows, like HSN and MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

Watch the full skit here:

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The Kingsman Prequel Wants Great Actors Over Major Stars, And Just Cast A Few

Fans were surprised to learn that Taron Egerton would not be returning as Eggsy for the third Kingsman movie, but there’s a good reason for that. The next Kingsman movie is actually a prequel rumored to be about the origin of the Kingsman spy service. The movie will feature an entirely new cast of characters. And rather than casting major name-brand stars, director Matthew Vaughn is focusing more on great actors, reportedly adding Daniel Brühl, Rhys Ifans, and Charles Dance.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle was a who’s who of major recognizable talent. Not only did the film see the return of Colin Firth, but it also starred Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal, and Elton freakin’ John. The sequel was stuffed to the gills with movie stars, but the next Kingsman movie is aiming to fill out its cast with great actors who don’t necessarily have to be well known.

According to Collider, the Kingsman prequel (called Kingsman: The Great Game, not Kingsman 3) has cast Daniel Brühl and Charles Dance in undisclosed roles. Brühl is a character actor known for his roles in films such as Rush, Inglorious Basterds, The Fifth Estate, and A Most Wanted Man. He is perhaps most well known for his role as the villainous Zemo in Captain America: Civil War. Brühl was most recently seen in the TNT series The Alienist alongside Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning.

Charles Dance should be more than recognizable to Game of Thrones fans. Dance played bad dad Tywin Lannister on the acclaimed HBO series. He can currently be seen on the AMC series The Little Drummer Girl and he will be appearing in next year’s highly anticipated Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Also currently in talks to join the Kingsman prequel is Rhys Ifan. No stranger to blockbuster filmmaking, Ifans has appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. He is maybe best known for his role on Notting Hill alongside Julia Roberts.

And that’s not all! The prequel has reportedly cast Harris Dickinson (FX’s Trust) alongside Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort from Harry Potter). The film is also eyeing Matthew Goode (Watchmen, The Imitation Game) for an undisclosed role. Kingsman: The Great Game will follow Dickinson’s character, Conrad, a cocky yet charming young hero who’s eager to serve his country and fight in World War I. The film is aiming to begin filming in January.

While a name-brand star can also be a great actor, I think I can see why Matthew Vaughn would want to move away from movie stars. When an actor like Channing Tatum is heavily marketed to be in the film but is then written out after maybe 15 minutes or less of screen time, it tends to leave people feeling disappointed.

There’s no official release date for the Kingsman prequel, although this is a big hint. Stick with CinemaBlend and we’ll be sure to keep you covered with all the latest news and updates.

Each Harry Potter Film Made It Harder For Rupert Grint To Separate Himself From Ron Weasley

Rupert Grint is now trying very, very, very hard to distance himself from Ron Weasley. He will forever be associated with the Harry Potter character, but — at age 30 — he’s also on a path to moving on. He stars in the Crackle series Snatch, recently signed on for M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming Apple series, and should definitely be watched in the comedy Sick Note, which just dropped two seasons on Netflix. But whenever Grint is interviewed, the subject of his time in the eight-film Harry Potter franchise inevitably comes up. Grint recently compared ending the film franchise with ending time in an institution.

That blue-screen world will always follow him. And Ron will always follow him. Rupert Grint has said that fans regularly call him Ron when they meet him. He said it was surreal to see another actor in the role when he watched the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play, because he is Ron.

In his new interview with The Guardian, Rupert Grint said his life has a distinct line from before June 2000 and after that point, when he got the role of Ron Weasley and left school. He recently said he almost quit the Harry Pottter film franchise after the fourth movie, and he almost quit acting entirely after the HP films had finished. He shared more on that with the Guardian:

Rupert Grint said he was actually shy as a child, and acting helped him come out of his shell to hide behind the character. But clearly acting in the Harry Potter franchise is another thing entirely.

The only two other people who can quite understand what Rupert Grint went through are Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson as Harry Potter and Hermione Granger, respectively. They both stayed in the film industry too, but also had to deal with the massive scrutiny that comes with the characters. All three stars have now branched out in very different acting directions, perhaps to prove their range and try to show — once and for all — that they are not Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Seriously, though, check out Sick Note on Netflix. Lindsay Lohan joins the cast in Season 2. Also, Snatch Season 2 recently aired on Sony Crackle. Rupert Grint’s new series ABC Murders will also be airing on BBC1 in the U.K. at Christmas.

See Jason Momoa Surprise Aquaman Fans At An Early Screening

My man Aquaman just took over Times Square! Jason Momoa, director James Wan, and the Aquaman cast surprised lucky fans at a screening of the film in New York.

The movie officially opens December 21, but critics and certain fans have seen the movie early at premieres and screenings. So far, the reaction has been very positive. That said, director James Wan spent more than two years on this film, and he recently admitted he’s nervous about the stiff competition at the box office this holiday season.

The cast and director were all smiles at this New York City screening, though, and it looks like one young fan probably got a classic “My Man!” from Jason Momoa himself:

As you can see, co-star Amber Heard (Mera) didn’t wear the most striking outfit in the room, for a change. Instead, she got to pose with other costumed characters, along with costars Patrick Wilson (Orm/Ocean Master) and Willem Dafoe (Vulko).

In the photo below, you can see director James Wan at the mic, addressing the fans in the audience. Jason Momoa probably got tired of holding that trident. Then again, he may be used to it by now.

Aquaman tells the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry, and follows him on his journey to be both a king and a hero. The movie also stars Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, King of the Atlantean tribe Xebel; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as the vengeful Black Manta; Nicole Kidman as Arthur’s mom, Atlanna; Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, Atlantean Commando; and Temuera Morrison as Arthur’s dad, Tom Curry. The final trailer for Aquaman was already released, but new still photos from the movie recently came out, giving better looks at characters like Nereus and Black Manta.

Box office projections for the PG-13 DCEU film are all over the map. Initial tracking was on the lower end, $40M-$60M, and then expectations rose to possibly over $100 million for the opening weekend. No pressure, though! We’ll get an official tally for Aquaman when it opens here on Friday, December 21, which for many people is a very long weekend before Christmas. Here’s what else is coming out in 2018, and ahead in 2019.

Watch Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ Incredible Pre-Wedding Sangeet Dances

The wedding weekend of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas is officially underway. Throughout the weekend’s festivities, the bride and groom have, for the most part, kept an understandably low profile on social media (hey, they’re busy). Yesterday, however, we got a glimpse of the festivities in a joint post put up just hours after they reportedly tied the knot in the first of two ceremonies this weekend. But it wasn’t of the wedding: Instead, it was a gallery of the stunning Mehendi pre-wedding ceremony with family and friends late last week. This morning, we got another look at the festive long weekend: Chopra posted a peek into her decked-out pre-wedding sangeet on Friday night, and it looks incredible.

Among the many pre-wedding events that take place, the sangeet, which takes place in the evening after the Mehendi ceremony, is one of the most lively. Sangeet ceremonies bring together both sides of the soon-to-be-family with music, dance routines, and singing—and since we know that both the bride and groom boast impressive musical chops (let’s not forget Priyanka’s pop career), it’s no surprise that the evening turned into a full-on musical production.

Unfolding on an enormous stage, the Chopra-Jonas sangeet included enormous musical performances from the bride and groom, as well as their families (we see you, Joe Jonas). In Chopra’s own post about the ceremony, the actress addressed how special this marriage ceremony really was to her:

“It all began as a fierce song & dance competition between the families but ended, as always, as a huge celebration of love,” Chopra captioned her Instagram of the event. “Nick and I were looking forward to the Sangeet (musical evening), another pre wedding ritual.. and to see what each side had put together. And what a performance it was. Each family telling our stories through song and dance, filled with lots of laugher and love. We were both filled with gratitude for the effort, the love and the laughter and will carry the memories of this special evening for the rest of our lives. It is an amazing start to a lifetime of togetherness for our families and friends.. #grateful.”

There was a stage. There was fancy colorful lighting. There were incredibly choreographed dance numbers. In short, this celebration was one for the books.

Check out Chopra’s post below:

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9 TV Shows and Movies to Watch the Week of December 2, 2018

December is officially here, which means the holiday-tinged TV shows and movies are about to drop in droves. If that’s not your cup of tea, though, no worries: There are still plenty of other non-festive things happening in entertainment this week to keep you sane. Below, all the holiday (and non-holiday) premieres to keep an eye out for:

Killing Eve: Sandra Oh stars in this hit BBC America series, about a detective who believes the person behind a string of grisly murders is a woman, not a man. Now streaming on Hulu

Life-Size 2: This highly-anticipated sequel brings back Tyra Banks as Eve, a beloved doll who comes alive. This time, though, she’s helping out Francia Raisa. 9 P.M. ET on Freeform

The Cher Show: If you’ll be in New York City during the holiday season, consider checking out The Cher Show, a brand-new Broadway musical all about the pop icon. The show is so big and so fabulous that it takes three (yes, three) women to play the role of Cher. Her journey from childhood to icon status is compelling and includes 35 of her smash hits. Buy tickets here.

Vanderpump Rules: Watch your first look at season seven, below: 9 P.M. ET on Bravo

Legends of the Lost With Megan Fox: Megan Fox charts the globe and uncovers ancient mysteries in this new travel series. Yup, this is real. And I’m already hooked. 8 P.M. ET on Travel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season two of this critical darling, starring Rachel Brosnahan, is back and better than ever. Read our profile on Rachel before tuning in. Streaming on Amazon Prime

The Great American Baking Show: Because what’s more soothing than watching other people stress about whisking butter? 9 P.M. ET on ABC

Vox Lux: A once-beloved pop star (Natalie Portman) stages a comeback after a scandal derails her career in this gritty indie drama, which is one-part pop fiction and many parts social commentary. In theaters

Dumplin: Jennifer Aniston plays a former beauty queen whose plus-size daughter enters a pageant in this touching new comedy, based on the best-selling novel by Julie Murphy. Streaming on Netflix

Homegrown Christmas: Read the full synopsis, below: 8 P.M. ET on Hallmark

“After stepping down as CEO of her dream job, Maddie (Lori Loughlin)heads home for the holidays to gain perspective. She finds herselfrunning into her old high school sweetheart Carter (Victor Webster),and tensions quickly arise. When forced to put together a Christmasdance for the local high school, Carter and Maddie find themselvesputting their differences aside and rediscover what made them fall inlove all those years ago.”

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See the Gorgeous Pics From Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ Pre-Wedding Mehendi Ceremony

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ wedding weekend has already kicked off in India—in fact, they’ve already tied the knot, according to Saturday reports. But no, we don’t have any wedding photos yet (although you can be sure we’ll update you when we do). But the couple did jointly post a series of images on Instagram just hours after they reportedly finished their first ceremony, a Christian one in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. (The Hindu ceremony will be held tomorrow.)

The mini-gallery features a series of photos from the couple’s Mehendi ceremony, a Hindu pre-wedding ritual that takes place usually two days before the wedding. Per People this is a ceremony in which “all of the women in the bride and groom’s families, along with close friends, gather together while the bride has elaborate henna designs applied to her hands and feet. Guests will usually get a few designs on their hands as well.”

As the two wrote in their captions, “One of the most special things that our relationship has given us is a merging of families who love and respect each other’s faiths and cultures. And so planning our wedding with an amalgamation of both was so so Amazing. An important part for the girl in an Indian wedding is the Mehendi.

Once again we made it our own and it was an afternoon that kicked off the celebrations in the way we both dreamed.”

Jonas posted the same gallery and caption. (Hey, they were busy).

Stunning, no? Both Priyanka and Nick were wearing Khosla Jani by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, according to a statement from the company—and the brand did the stunning jewelry too. “A Mehendi calls for joyous and exuberant celebration. Priyanka’s outfit is a burst of colour. Nick’s aqua is the perfect balance. They looked like a dream together,” it read.

The same company was also apparently the brains behind the event, which was themed “The Blue City,” a reference to Jodhpur. “There’s a distinct joie de vivre and playfulness as America mingles with India too, with both a cricket and baseball match to boot,” a statement from the company read.

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Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Already Has A Season 2 Premiere Date and Teaser

Girl, that was fast. Almost like magic fast. Netflix just conjured Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1 on October 26. Barely one month later, we already have a trailer and premiere date for Season 2 — or, excuse me, Part 2. Suddenly it’s Part 2, which suggests Season 1 was Part 1. Pretty soon they’ll be going full John Wick and giving us Chapter 1, 2, 3. At any rate, Netflix just revealed that Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will return on Friday, April 5, 2019. Here’s the first teaser: