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Splinter Cell Series from John Wick Writer Is Happening at Netflix

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An anime Splinter Cell series is currently being developed by John Wick writer Derek Kolstad. The series, which is based on Ubisoft's successful video game franchise, is being made exclusively for Netflix. As of this writing, Netflix, Ubisoft, and representatives for Kolstad declined to comment on the deal. According to sources close to the deal, Kolstad will serve as writer and executive producer on the series, which will consist of two seasons and 16 episodes. It isn't clear if the Splinter Cell series will go past the initial two-season run. The Splinter Cell video game franchise started back in 2002
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March for Our Lives Leaders Remember John Lewis as an Ally and Inspiration

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His leadership inspired and educated generations of activists on how to change the systems that have long been used to oppress and discriminate. He showed us that we must be willing to risk it all for what is right. And above all, we must remain vigilant; as Dr. King would say, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”Few people know that immediately after the Parkland shooting, it was Lewis who invited us to his office. At a time of deep fear and trauma, his words and warmth seemed to shine hope on us in the early stages of understanding
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John Saxon Dies, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Enter the Dragon Star and Cult Icon Was 83

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A Nightmare on Elm Street actor John Saxon has passed away. He was 83-years old. Saxon died of pneumonia in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, according to his wife, Gloria. The actor and martial artist worked on more than 200 projects during the span of his career, which was over 60 years, including three of the A Nightmare on Elm Street movies under the direction of Wes Craven. In addition, Saxon starred alongside martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon. John Saxon earned a Golden Globe for his portrayal of a Mexican bandit opposite Marlon Brando in The Appaloosa (1966). Saxon
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John Lewis Inspired Me As a Black Gen Z Activist

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Sometimes, when you’re lost, you’re just being directed toward something or someone great. That’s what happened to me on June 27, 2017, as I was wandering through the basement of the U.S. Capitol Building, completely lost and in search of the Flag Office. Since the start of my congressional internship, I had gotten pretty good at navigating the halls of Congress. But the U.S. Capitol basement was still a maze to me, and the longer I kept walking, the more the hallways looked the same. With every wrong turn that I took, I became more and more irritated.I turned another
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Basketball

Doc Rivers, NBA mourn civil rights icon John Lewis

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Doc Rivers was fortunate to meet Rep. John Lewis several times and the LA Clippers coach hopes to continue Lewis' fight for equality and liberty.As the NBA mourned the death of the civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman on Saturday morning, Rivers reflected on Lewis' life spent fighting for civil rights, equal justice and freedom, and how carrying on his legacy now is vital with the upcoming election."Really sad day for our country," Rivers said before practice Saturday. "What is amazing is when you think of right now, some of the stuff that John Lewis was fighting for, we're
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Politicians, Activists Remember Rep. John Lewis

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In the wake of Rep. John Lewis’s recent passing, politicians, activists, and celebrities have taken to social media to remember the late U.S. congressman and civil rights leader.Lewis’s death was confirmed late on Friday, July 17, with his family adding in a statement: “He was honored and respected as the conscience of the U.S. Congress and an icon of American history, but we knew him as a loving father and brother.”Soon after news broke of his passing, tributes began flooding in, with many sharing memories and anecdotes to honor Lewis’s impactful and full life. Former President Barack Obama shared a
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Rep. John Lewis Dies at 80

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Rep. John Lewis, civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman, has passed away at the age of 80.CNN reports that Rep. Lewis’s death was confirmed by his family late on Friday, July 17. “It is with inconsolable grief and enduring sadness that we announce the passing of U.S. Rep. John Lewis,” his family shared, per CNN. “He was honored and respected as the conscience of the U.S. Congress and an icon of American history, but we knew him as a loving father and brother. He was a stalwart champion in the on-going struggle to demand respect for the dignity and
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Politics

Rep. John Lewis of Georgia dies at age 80

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Rep. John Lewis of Georgia died late Friday at the age of 80, according to multiple reports.Lewis was a decorated US civil rights icon who was the last surviving speaker of the March on Washington and also one of the original Freedom Riders.Lewis served in the House of Representatives since 1987 and was one of the most progressive lawmakers to represent a southern district.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia died late Friday at the age of 80, according to multiple reporters.He was a decorated civil rights icon and served in the House of Representatives
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Baseball

Astros manager rumors: Dusty Baker joins Buck Showalter, John Gibbons as candidates for vacant job

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The Houston Astros aren't wasting any time when it comes to finding their replacement for former manager A.J. Hinch, who was ousted in the wake of the team's sign-stealing scandal. After the club was reportedly connected to former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons and former Baltimore Orioles skipper Buck Showalter for the position, another name emerged Sunday. Former Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker was set to meet with the club Monday to discuss their managerial vacancy, according to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart.Astros owner Jim Crane announced the firings of Hinch along with general manager Jeff Luhlow following the completion of Major League Baseball's
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Star Wars’ John Boyega Ended 2019 Fighting With Rey And Kylo Fans On Two Fronts

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It's now 2020 and John Boyega has completely run out of fucks to give. The Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker actor spent them all fighting with fans of Rey (Daisy Ridley) -- and, specifically, Rey and Kylo (Adam Driver) -- at the end of 2019. Boyega (Finn) got himself and "Reylos" trending after squabbles on two fronts. First, John Boyega made a "lays the pipe" joke about sex with Rey that struck some fans as sexist or at least insensitive; not only did he defend that joke, he further upset Reylo fans who want Rey and Kylo to be together
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