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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' really swung into action over the weekend!

The superhero blockbuster Spider-Man: Homecoming is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $117 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Coming in at No. 2 is Despicable Me 3 with $34 million, followed by Baby Driver at No. 3 with $12.8 million, Wonder Woman at No. 4 with $10.1 million and Transformers: The Last Knight at No. 5 with $6.3 million.

Rounding out the top tier are Cars 3 at No. 6 with $5.6 million, The House at No. 7 with $4.8 million, The Big Sick at No. 8 with $3.7 million, 47 Meters Down at No. 9 with $2.8 million and The Beguiled at No. 10 with $2.1 million.

Did get to see 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' or any of the other summer movies this past weekend? Any recommendations? And stinkers? I'm all ears!

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Steve


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'Elementary,' 'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39
Nelsan Ellis' manager announced Saturday the True Blood and Elementary actor, who was also a playwright, has died at the age of 39.

His film credits include The Soloist, The Help and Get On Up.

"Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure," Emily Gerson Saines told The Hollywood Reporter. "He was a great talent, and his words and presence will be forever missed."

"We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis," HBO said in a statement to People magazine. "Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood. Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO."


Donal Logue's daughter Jade has returned home 'safe and sound'
Donal Logue's 16-year-old, transgender daughter has returned home more than a week after the Gotham actor reported her missing.

"Thank you ALL for the love and support. We are good. Kasey and I wish to thank the NYPD. FBI, @MissingKids and countless others," Logue tweeted Saturday.

The actor's publicist confirmed to ABC News Jade Logue was "safely back home" after vanishing in Brooklyn late last month. The New York Police Department said Jade was found in North Carolina "safe and sound."

No other details regarding the circumstances of the youth's disappearance were immediately publicized.

The elder Logue posted numerous messages on social media since June 27, pleading for his child to get in touch with him if she could or for anyone who might be holding her against her will to let her go.

"Jade, c'mon home, you sweet, beautiful, soul. We love and miss you dearly," Logue tweeted Friday.


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Which 'Transformers' star was arrested for public drunkenness in Georgia?


Emma Stone says male co-stars took pay cuts to ensure parity
Emma Stone says male co-stars have shown her support by taking pay cuts to ensure parity.

The 28-year-old actress confirmed in the new issue of Out that some actors have stepped up to make sure she receives equal pay for films.

"In my career so far, I've needed my male co-stars to take a pay cut so that I may have parity with them. And that's something they do for me because they feel it's what's right and fair," Stone told the magazine.

"That's something that's also not discussed, necessarily -- that our getting equal pay is going to require people to selflessly say, 'That's what's fair,'" she added.

Stone didn't mention any of her co-stars by name, but recently starred in La La Land, Aloha and Birdman. She will next play tennis star and gender equality advocate Billie Jean King in Battle of the Sexes.

"If my male co-star, who has a higher quote than me but believes we are equal, takes a pay cut so that I can match him, that changes my quote in the future and changes my life," the star said. "And this is Billie Jean's feminism, and I love it -- she is equality, man: equality, equality, equality."

Stone previously discussed the importance of equal pay in the November issue of Vogue. She said at the time that there's "no excuse" for women to be paid less than men for equal work.

"We should all be treated fairly and paid fairly," the star asserted. "I've had pay equal to my male co-stars in the past few films. But our industry ebbs and flows in a way that's like, 'How much are you bringing into the box office?'"

"What are we at [nationally]? Seventy-nine cents to the dollar?" she added. "It's insane. There's no excuse for it anymore."

Stone stars with Steve Carell in Battle of the Sexes, which will bring to life King's famous 1973 tennis match with Bobby Riggs. The movie is directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, and opens in theaters Sept. 22.


Jeremy Renner breaks both arms on 'Avengers: Infinity War' set
Jeremy Renner is recovering after breaking both of his arms on the set of Avengers: Infinity War.

The 46-year-old actor, who plays Hawkeye in the new movie, told reporters at a Karlovy Vary Film Festival press conference Friday that he's healing after fracturing his right elbow and left wrist during a stunt.

"That's how it goes," Renner said of his injuries while promoting his movie Wind River, according to Variety. "It's part of the job.

"I'm sort of a problem solver, you know. There will be an effect to it, but it won't stop me from doing things that I need to be doing," he promised. "I'll heal fast. I'm doing everything I can to heal faster."

Renner stars in Wind River with Elizabeth Olsen, who will reprise Wanda Maximoff, aka Scarlet Witch, in Avengers: Infinity War. The pair previously co-starred in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War.

"Getting the opportunity to work with a friend in a different capacity, diving into emotional character stuff, we were able to do more things and a little differently than with an actress I did not know very well," Renner said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Renner had shared a photo on Instagram of himself wearing two arm braces in June, but didn't offer an explanation at the time.

"Fall down seven times...stand up 8! #fixedup #pushthrough," he captioned the picture.

Avengers: Infinity War opens in theaters in May 2018. The movie co-stars Robert Downey, Jr., as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Chris Evans as Captain America and Tom Holland as Spider-Man.


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Which 'Transformers' star was arrested for public drunkenness in Georgia?

Actor Shia Labeouf was arrested in Georgia for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Labeouf, 31, was arrested at 4 a.m. Saturday by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department and released on a $7,000 bond.

According to the police report, he "approached a bystander and an SCMPD officer near the intersection of Barnard Street and West St. Julian Street, asking for a cigarette. When LaBeouf wasn't given a cigarette, he became disorderly, using profanities and vulgar language in front of the women and children present. He was told to leave the area and refused, becoming aggressive toward the officer."

The officer then attempted to place Labeouf under arrest, but the actor "ran to a nearby hotel" and "was arrested in the hotel lobby, where his disorderly behavior continued," according to the report.

Labeouf was in Savannah to film "The Peanut Butter Falcon," starring himself and Dakota Johnson.

Labeouf was arrested earlier this year for assaulting a pro-Donald Trump protester during the actor's anti-Trump exhibit in New York City. Those charges were dropped in March.

Labeouf has been arrested several times in the past and contributed an essay about his history with the law in a prison recipe cookbook titled "Prison Ramen," written by Clifton Collins Jr. and Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez.

"I have been incarcerated five times," Labeouf wrote in the 2015 book. "The first time I was only 9 years old. It was in Pacoima, California. I was arrested for stealing a pair of Nike Cortezes from a local shop and held for six hours."

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