Titans owner hands out $450k for causes supported by players
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey knows where he would rather be on the Tennessee Titans' first off day of training camp.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Ron Howard-directed movie "Hillbilly Elegy" will film for a few days in the Ohio city where most of the book is set.
Facts and Figures about the 71st Emmy Awards nominations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some facts and figures about Tuesday's nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards:
Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation...
Fox 2000, arm behind ‘Hidden Figures,’ to close under Disney
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox 2000, the specialty unit behind such diverse literary adaptations as "Hidden Figures," ''Love, Simon" and "Life of Pi," is closing shop under the Walt Disney Co.
Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the glad-handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly told the 171 nominees in the room that there were a record number of...
Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.
Amy Adams portrays ‘forceful’ Lynne Cheney in ‘Vice’
Christian Bale’s ‘Vice’ transformation
Bale, Adams try to keep their own politics out of ‘Vice’
Stars returned to looks in color on the Golden Globes carpet
Fashion, albeit a tad underwhelming, returned to the Golden Globes on Sunday in shades of green, red, yellow and sparkly gold after last year's show of #MeToo solidarity that turned the carpet black. And then there was Lady Gaga, a work of voluminous periwinkle from head to toe.
How Bale and Amy Adams became the Cheneys in ‘Vice’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Bale had a choice to make. He'd been hemming and hawing about Adam McKay's very unconventional proposition that he play Dick Cheney in a biopic about the former vice president of the United States, and his deadline to decide was coming up.
Christian Bale’s ready to fail big
List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David Washington, "BlacKkKlansman."
Christian Bale: Dick Cheney is ‘a big boy’
Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations from the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards to narrowly edge more expected favorites like Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama "Green Book" and the period romp "The Favourite."
Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work.
Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Jim Carrey and Michael Douglas were among the nominees announced Thursday for next month's awards voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The Latest: ‘Vice’ director jokes he’ll take down ‘Poppins’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
"Vice" director Adam McKay says he's only competitive with one movie in the best comedy or musical film category: "Mary Poppins Returns."
Speaking from London about his film's leading six Golden Globe nominations Thursday, McKay deadpanned that "we will take 'Mary Poppins' out." He added: "Dick Cheney is going for her."
Sacks piling up as Titans struggle to protect Marcus Mariota
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have an issue protecting their quarterback right now with Marcus Mariota taking hits from defenses he hasn't experienced since his rookie season.
Stars talk California wildfires
Titans trying to back up aggressive rookie coach Mike Vrabel
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has made it very clear he wants the Tennessee Titans to play fast and aggressive, and that's exactly how the rookie head coach operates.
Now he just needs the Titans to do a better job of having their coach's back.
Carey Mulligan on her ‘women’s liberation trilogy’
TORONTO (AP) — Carey Mulligan is a letter writer.
As a young woman with acting aspirations, she wrote to Kenneth Branagh asking for advice after seeing him in "Henry V." At 16, she wrote to "Mr. Eminem" to tell the rapper what a fan she was of "8 Mile." After Julian Fellowes visited her school, she wrote to the screenwriter, too, forging a connection that led to meeting casting directors and ultimately landing a part in the 2005 film "Pride & Prejudice."
Gillian Flynn: Amy Adams makes long wait for ‘Sharp Objects’ worth it
Amy Adams steps into darkness for ‘Sharp Objects’
So much TV, so little summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fall television season is months away but that's no reason to stare moodily at a blank screen. In this era of peak TV, there are so many outlets and shows clamoring for your summertime attention that it can be as daunting as choosing between a mojito and a frozen daiquiri.
NFL awards 2019 draft to Nashville, home of Tennessee Titans
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Music City.
League owners awarded the 2019 draft to Nashville during their annual spring meetings on Wednesday, clearly impressed with the city's turnout for events such as the NHL Stanley Cup Final and a party to unveil redesigned uniforms for the Tennessee Titans.
"You're now on the clock," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell quipped to the Nashville contingent, led by Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk.
Amy Adams is reportedly set to star in upcoming drama 'The True American'.
The 'Arrival' actress is said to be in talks with Annapurna Pictures over a role in the big screen adaptation of Anand Giridharadas' non-fiction book of the same name, set in Texas in the days after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike Mularkey.
The Titans announced Saturday they have agreed to terms with Vrabel. A news conference was scheduled for Monday.
Tennessee Titans, Mike Mularkey agree to part ways
One week after Titans owner Amy Adams-Strunk released a statement that said Mike Mularkey is our coach 'moving forward,' the two sides have mutually agreed to part ways.
Titans owner dispels rumors: Mularkey not going anywhere
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee owner Amy Adams Strunk shot down speculation that Mike Mularkey's job is at risk, saying her coach is going nowhere after helping change the Titans' culture and getting their first playoff victory in 14 years.
National reports first had Mularkey potentially fired if the Titans lost their regular-season finale and again if Tennessee lost its AFC wild-card game at Kansas City. Instead, the Titans pulled off a major comeback after trailing 21-3 at halftime.
TV picks for Dec. 13: Ed Helms, ‘Freedom Fighters,’ Golden Globes special
Great American hero
Each episode of Freedom Fighters: The Ray is less than five minutes long, but the first couple of installments are packed with so much reckless action and glum expressions from the Nazi-battling crusaders, viewers will feel like drivers jammed up by a 52-car pileup on I-94. The animated series starts to show promise in the third installment, where were finally introduced to the Ray, who picks up powers just as hes trying to get the nerve to tell his parents hes gay.
Steel Mill A.M.: Third time the charm for Titans coach, former Steelers assistant Mike Mularkey
Mike Mularkey admits he is fortunate to be coaching a first-place team.
When the former Steelers tight end and assistant coach was named interim coach of the Tennessee Titans with nine games left in the 2015 season, Mularkey was holding the top spot for his third franchise. When the Titans went 2-7 in those games, Mularkey had an 18-39 career record with Buffalo, Jacksonville and Tennessee.
Movie Minute: ‘Justice League’ leads trio of new films in theaters
Movie Minute: 'Justice League' leads trio of new films in theaters
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- DC and Marvel take their comic book rivalry to the big screen as "Justice League" goes head-to-head with "Thor: Ragnarok" this weekend.
At her American Cinematheque tribute, actress Amy Adams addresses the possibility of second chances for Hollywood sexual abusers
Lady Gaga thought Isla Fisher was Amy Adams.
The 'Bad Romance' hitmaker once mistook the 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' star for the 43-year-old 'Enchanted' actress when they met at a star-studded Hollywood bash, which saw the 31-year-old singer praised Isla for her role in 'American Hustle'.
Texans’ J.J. Watt wants to personally thank Titans owner
Texans star J.J. Watt wants to thank Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk before Houston's game with Tennessee for being one of the first big donors to his Hurricane Harvey relief fund.
Their conversation will also include an apology because the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year can't take it easier on her Titans in exchange for her donation.
Watt has 15 ½ sacks in 10 career games against Tennessee.
Jeremy Renner cried after watching 'Arrival' for the first time.
The 45-year-old actor starred alongside Amy Adams in Denis Villeneuve's 2016 sci-fi movie, and Renner admitted he "ran out of the theatre" and "sobbed" inside his car after seeing the finished story.
Speaking to The I Paper, he said: "I ran out of theatre, jumped in my car, sobbed and drove home."
Titans minority owner selling her portion of the NFL team
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans minority owner Susie Adams Smith is selling her portion of the team.
Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk confirmed Tuesday that her sister "began the process of selling her portion of KSA Industries, which includes a fractional indirect interest in the Tennessee Titans."
Strunk said in the statement that nothing will change in the team's day-to-day operations. She also said there won't be any other changes to the current ownership structure.
Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk expects more from Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Picking out the Tennessee Titans' controlling owner is very easy at training camp. Look for the woman wearing the red ball cap.
New Zealand lawmakers apologize for 100s of gay convictions
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand lawmakers unanimously apologized Thursday for the "tremendous hurt and suffering" of hundreds of men who were convicted of homosexuality during the years it was treated as a crime.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has helped kick off NFL draft week by taking to the air and skydiving.
Strunk took part in a tandem dive Monday morning with the Army's Golden Knights after an invitation from Brig. Gen. Scott Brower of the 101st Airborne Division at nearby Fort Campbell at the Tennessee-Kentucky border.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have selected two companies to take over concessions at their stadium after ending their contract with Aramark earlier this year.
The Titans announced Thursday that Legends Hospitality will provide food and beverage service for most of the stadium, while Levy will take over the club level, suites and non-event day catering at Nissan Stadium.
SideTrack: Jennifer Garner, Steve Carell, Christian Bale and more...
JUST SHAVE IT OFF, SHAVE IT OFF: Gov. Charlie Baker showed up for Granite Telecommunications’ annual “Saving by Shaving” fundraiser in Quincy. As the name of the event implies, people have their hair cut off to support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This is the third year in a row Baker has had his head buzzed at Granite. Also there: Red Sox President Sam Kennedy. SAY IT AIN’T SO: Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are finally, legally calling it quits. Yesterday, Garner filed for divorce, with...
Smart Rating: 13.05Release year: 2000Starring: Robin Dunne, Amy Adams, Sarah ThompsonOriginal: "Cruel Intentions" (1999)Original Smart Rating: 80.69Teenage playboy Sebastian Valmont (Robin Dunne) moves to New York City to live with his socialite stepmother, Tiffany Merteuil (Mimi Rogers), and his conniving stepsister, Kathryn (Amy Adams). At their exclusive prep school, Sebastian falls for the headmaster's beautiful daughter, Danielle Sherman (Sarah Thompson), while Kathryn vows to ruin another wealthy classmate (Keri Lynn Pratt). As the school year progresses, Kathryn and Sebastian spin a web of seduction and manipulation.
Christian Bale to play Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s biopic
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Bale said Wednesday he will play Dick Cheney in Adam McKay's upcoming biopic of the former vice president.
Bale was last week reported as being in talks to join the film that will reteam him with McKay following 2015's Oscar-nominated "The Big Short." The Oscar winner confirmed he has signed up to star in the untitled film in an interview with The Associated Press.
Smart Rating: 94.27Genre: Comedy Drama, RomanceRelease year: 2013Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett JohanssonA sensitive and soulful man earns a living by writing personal letters for other people. Left heartbroken after his marriage ends, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes fascinated with a new operating system which reportedly develops into an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. He starts the program and meets "Samantha" (Scarlett Johansson), whose bright voice reveals a sensitive, playful personality. Though "friends" initially, the relationship soon deepens into love.
Smart Rating: 88.24Genre: Children, Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, MusicalStarring: Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James MarsdenBanished by an evil queen, Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) from a fairy-tale world lands in modern Manhattan, where music, magic and "happily ever after" are sorely lacking. She is adrift in this strange new place until a divorce lawyer (Patrick Dempsey) comes to her aid. Giselle begins to fall for her flawed benefactor, but the storybook romance gets complicated when a prince from her world comes to rescue her.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz is one of three new members of the Canton shrine's Board of Trustees.
Also added Thursday are Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk, and Johnson Controls chief marketing officer Kim Metcalf-Kupres.
Munoz was selected third overall in the 1980 draft by Cincinnati and for 13 seasons was considered the best offensive lineman in the NFL. He was an All-Pro 11 times and was inducted into the hall in 1998.