First Look at Zazie Beetz as Domino in ‘Deadpool 2’

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Hello, Domino!

“Deadpool 2” star Ryan Reynolds shared yet another image from filming on the movie’s set, and this time, he released the first look at Zazie Beetz in costume as Domino. It’s a tongue-in-cheek image (of course), with Domino laying on top of Deadpool’s back. Looks like she’s got him right where she wants him:

Some people just know how to work a red carpet. #Domino #DeadPool2

— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) July 31, 2017

Domino’s real name is Neena Thurman, and she’s a mutant who can alter probability. She’s also skilled at marksmanship and hand-to-hand combat, and often works as a mercenary. In the comics, she is a partner and love interest of Cable, who will be played by Josh Brolin. She becomes a member of the X-Men and Cable’s militant group X-Force.

Not much is known about the plot of “Deadpool 2,” or how Cable and Domino come into play. But with this reveal of Domino, it seems like we can expect to get a first look at Cable soon (other than Brolin working out in the gym).

“Deadpool 2” opens in theaters June 1, 2018.

Sam Shepard Dies at Age 73: Stars Honor ‘National Treasure’

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Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard died Thursday at his home in Kentucky, the New York Times confirmed, due to complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 73.

Shepard was Oscar nominated for his supporting role as test pilot Chuck Yeager in “The Right Stuff,” and was most recently seen as the Rayburn family father in Netflix’s “Bloodline.” He was also a renowned playwright, winning the Pulitzer for drama in 1979 for “Buried Child.”

Shepard and Jessica Lange met on the set of the 1982 film “Frances” and were together for almost 30 years before separating in 2009. They had two children together, Hannah and Samuel. He was married to actress O-Lan Jones from 1969 to 1984, and they had a son, Jesse.

Stars reacted to Shepard’s passing, as the news broke on Monday, July 31:

Friends, go get yourself a copy of True West and read it. Read it out loud if you really want to know. Sam Shepard was a giant.

— Craig Mazin (@clmazin) July 31, 2017

First became a Sam Shepard fan as a playwright when I was in Buried Child @BU_SOT Tremendously talented actor as well. Gone too soon. RIP

— Michael Chiklis (@MichaelChiklis) July 31, 2017

Jeanne Moreau, Sam Shepard thank you for enlighten us at 24 frames per second. RIP

— Antonio Banderas (@antoniobanderas) July 31, 2017

One of the most iconic shots in cinema was the final moment of Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager in THE RIGHT STUFF.

— Steven Santos (@stevensantos) July 31, 2017

Sam Shepard is one of the greats. These eyes saw so much, and he wrote of what he saw with fearless, timeless honesty. RIP maestro.

— Beau Willimon (@BeauWillimon) July 31, 2017

Literally bumped into Sam Shepard many years ago, both of us on our way to see Pillow Man on Broadway. We had a great chat/walk. #hero RIP

— Don Cheadle (@DonCheadle) July 31, 2017

“When you hit a wall — of your own imagined limitations — just kick it in.” Sam Shepard was a brilliant artist who gave us all so much. #RIP

— Tribeca (@Tribeca) July 31, 2017

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— Marc (@MarcSnetiker) July 31, 2017

“I hate endings. Just detest them.” — Sam Shepard

— Tim O’Brien (@TimOBrien) July 31, 2017

We’ve lost a national treasure, Sam Shepard has passed away… Playwright, actor, director, personification of cool. You will be missed. RIP

— Linden Ashby (@lindenashby) July 31, 2017

Sam Shepard. Whenever he came on-screen, you knew you were in good hands. A frame from “Days of Heaven.” May he rest in love.

— Ava DuVernay (@ava) July 31, 2017

Shepard’s final film, “Never Here,” premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2017 and will be distributed by Vertical Entertainment.

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Classic French Film Star Jeanne Moreau Dies at 89

DOUNIAMAG-FRANCE-CINEMA-CANNES-FILM-FESTIVAL-VICKY CRISTINA BARCJeanne Moreau, the French film actress who starred in notable classics like “Jules and Jim,” died today at her home in Paris. She was 89.

President Emmanuel Macron confirmed her death and said in a statement: “We could say about Jeanne Moreau that a part of cinema legend is gone. But her whole work was precisely about never freezing her art into a mythology, and never locking herself into the respectable status of the ‘great actress.’ She had in her eye a sparkle that deflected deference and inspired insolence, freedom, the turbulence of life that she liked so much and that she will long make us like.”

Moreau became the face of the French New Wave in the 1950s, starting with Louis Malle’s “The Lovers,” in which she played a housewife having an affair. Her depiction of an orgasm was scandalous at the time.

She went on to embody the French femme fatale in other movies, including Michelangelo Antonioni’s “The Night” (1961), Francois Truffaut’s “Jules and Jim” (1962), “Eva” (1962), “Diary of a Chambermaid” (1964), and “The Bride Wore Black” (1968).

Moreau rarely made Hollywood movies, though she appeared in four of Orson Welles’ European productions. And she made cameos in “Ever After” and “Love Actually.”

She also released several albums, performed on stage, and directed three movies, including a documentary about Lillian Gish.

Moreau is survived by son Jerome Richard, an artist.