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Did you hear about Will Smith's date with Sophia the Robot? No, I'm not messing with you!

Will Smith posted on his YouTube channel a date he went on with Sophia the Robot that included comedic and awkward moments between the pair.

Smith, during his meeting with Sophia which took place at the Cayman Islands on a beach, attempted to flirt and kiss the robot who denied his advances.

"I think we can be friends. Let's hang out and get to know each other for a little while, you're on my friends list now," Sophia said with a wink as she banished the actor to the friend zone.

"I just met Sophia the Robot. She wasn't feelin' me... I guess based on my History with Robots," Smith said on Instagram alongside a photo of himself attempting to kiss Sophia.

Other comedic moments from the date included Sophia mentioning 2004 film I, Robot which featured Smith battling robots and how she didn't understand Smith's joke about heavy metal being a robot's favorite type of music due to being made out of silicone, plastics and carbon fiber.

"Sophia the Robot represents state of the art Artificial Intelligence. She is a super advanced humanoid robot capable of showing over 60 different human expressions - interpreting human language and human emotion," Smith also said on Instagram about his new robot friend.

Next time join us and see how Vin Diesel's date with a deep freezer pans out. Now I am messing with you.

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Steve


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'Beetlejuice' stage musical to play D.C. before Broadway
The new musical comedy Beetlejuice is to have its world premiere in a pre-Broadway engagement this October at the National Theatre in Washington D.C.

Alex Timbers -- whose credits include Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher -- is directing the adaptation of the 1988 movie, which starred Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis.

No casting has been announced yet for the Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Langley Park Productions project.

"Lock up your kids, folks, he's back! Beetlejuice is ruder, raunchier and frankly, more repellant than ever in this original musical based on Tim Burton's wonderfully demented film," a synopsis said. "Beetlejuice tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager obsessed with the whole 'being dead thing.' Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on this ghost-with-the-most to scare away her insufferable parents, Beetlejuice comes up with the perfect plan, which involves exorcism, arranged marriages and an adorable girl scout who gets scared out of her wits. Plus singing and dancing, of course."


Jennifer Morrison wraps 'Once Upon a Time' finale: 'What a journey'
Jennifer Morrison says filming the Once Upon a Time finale was a "journey."

The 38-year-old actress shared an emotional Instagram post Tuesday after reprising Emma Swan for the ABC show's final episode, which will air in May.

"That's a wrap! Wow! What a journey. Thank you to everyone in the cast and on the crew for making my last day so special," Morrison captioned a selfie.

"#emmaswan will live in my heart for ever. And I will be forever changed by #onceuponatime thank you to #StevePearlman for the very very kind words at wrap today," she said, referencing executive producer Steve Pearlman. "It really meant a lot to me. Cheers to spreading the magic!"

Morrison starred as Emma in the first six seasons of the fantasy drama. The series will end after Season 7, with Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas and Emilie de Ravin also slated to return in the finale.

"We wouldn't want to leave this tale as old as time without our lovely Belle! @emiliederavin will join us for #OnceUponATime's final chapter," the show announced last week on Twitter.

"You didn't think we'd say goodbye without the Charmings, did you? Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas and @jenmorrisonlive round out the cast of our epic #OnceUponATime finale," the series added.

Once Upon a Time will come to a close with a two-hour finale May 18. Morrison will star in several upcoming films, including All Creatures Here Below with Karen Gillan and Back Roads with Alex Pettyfer.


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Syfy's 'Sharknado' franchise to end with sixth installment
Syfy's campy, horror comedy film series Sharknado, is set to end with an upcoming sixth installment that deals with time travel.

Franchise stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will be back following the events of Sharknado 5: Global Swarming which ended with Ziering's character Finn wandering the world alone after it had been destroyed. Finn will travel back in time in the new film to stop the first Sharknado, TV Line reported.

Sharknado 6, which has yet to receive an offcial title, will also star Vivica A. Fox and Cassie Scerbo, Entertainment Weekly reported. The television film will debut on Syfy in the summer.

"Thanks everyone for all the support along are crazy journey," Reid said on Twitter in reference to the series coming to an end.

The first Sharknado debuted in 2013 and also spawned the sequels Sharknado 2: The Second One, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! and Sharknado: The 4th Awakens. The series is known for featuring guest-stars such as Fabio, Vince Neil, Gary Busey and others.


'Dawson's Creek': Katherine Heigl auditioned for Jen Lindley
Katherine Heigl once auditioned to play Jen Lindley on Dawson's Creek.

Series creator Kevin Williamson said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly published Wednesday that Heigl tried out before Michelle Williams was ultimately cast in the role.

"She looked slightly older at that time," he said of Heigl. "Even though she was younger, I just think she was more mature. She gave a great audition, I remember we were all sort of like, 'Wow, she's good.'"

Williamson said he chose Williams after the actress impressed with a largely silent scene between Jen and her dying grandfather.

"I'm a horror movie guy so I recognized Michelle from Species. She was the baby Species monster. But she walked in and she came across as an angel," he recalled.

Dawson's Creek, which starred Williams, James Van Der Beek, Joshua Jackson and Katie Holmes, had a six-season run from 1998 to 2003. The stars reunited for the April 6 issue of EW in honor of the show's 20th anniversary.

"Always fun to get together with old friends..." Van Der Beek, who played Dawson Leery, wrote Wednesday on Instagram. "Humbled & honored #blessed #DawsonsCreek @katieholmes212 #vancityjax."

Heigl was ultimately cast as Izzie Stevens on the ABC series Grey's Anatomy, which catapulted her to fame. She will next star in Season 8 of the USA Network series Suits.


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Which foremer co-star is Adam Sandler reuniting with for his next Netflix movie?

Just Go With It co-stars Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are gearing up to work together on a new comedy film for Netflix.

Kyle Newacheck is set to direct Murder Mystery from a script by James Vanderbilt.

The film focuses on a New York City cop and his wife who end up suspects in a billionaire's murder while on vacation in Europe.

This will be Aniston's first Netflix project and Sandler's sixth. Sandler previously headlined the streaming service's The Ridiculous Six, The Do-Over, Sandy Wexler and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected). The Week Of, in which he co-stars with Chris Rock, is to debut next month.

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