The D-List: Friday

New Star Wars Ride Rumored to Be 28 Minutes Long

The hype around Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge just got bigger with the news that the ride inside Star Wars land is reportedly 28 minutes long. The ride, called Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance has the rider as a recruit of the Resistance trying to take down the First Order and according to Scott Trowbridge, a creative director at Disney Imagineering, it's "the most epic attraction ever built." In the latest behind-the-scenes video of the attraction, employees featured wouldn't say exactly how long the ride really is, but a Disney blogger claims 28 minutes is the ride time. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will be up and running this summer at both Disney Parks. 

 

Cranston and Paul Rumored to Star in “Breaking Bad” Movie

If you were happy to hear that a Breaking Bad movie was in the works, you'll be even more happy to know that it's a strong chance Bryan Cranston will be a part of the movie too. According to Revenge of the Fans, Cranston is indeed included on the cast list for the film and is expected to reprise his role as Walter White. Other names rumored to be on the cast list for the film are Jonathan Banks, Jesse Plemmons, Charles Baker, Tess Harper, Krysten Ritter, and more. Aaron Paul is a name that wasn't on the cast list, but that's because he's already been confirmed for the film. 

“Fast and Furious 9” Will Begin Shooting in February

Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez have revealed that shooting for the next Fast and Furious begins next month. The announcement was made on Diesel's Instagram account with Michelle's help, but they didn't tell the exact date when filming would start. There's no info on the storyline, but it has been teased that the team will somehow end up in space or possibly Africa. There's also no word on whether or The Rock and Jason Statham will be apart of the ninth installment of the franchise. Those two are now filming the spinoff movie, Hobbs and Shaw.

'Star Wars'-Themed Burlesque Show To Tour U.S.

Get ready for some scantily-clad Stormtroopers.  A Star Wars-themed burlesque show called 'The Empire Strips Back' is touring the U.S. this spring. The show, originally produced in Australia, includes women dressed as Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and other Star Wars favorites, wearing costumes that are much more revealing than in the movies. But director Russall Beattie insists that despite all the extra flesh on display, they "try to stay true to the original intent of the story". 'The Empire Strips Back' will tour the U.S. beginning in March, wrapping up with a show in Manhattan on - wait for it - May the 4th.

Backstreet’s Back With “DNA”

The Backstreet Boys are back and have released their tenth studio album called DNA."We were definitely hands-on with the whole record," explains AJ McLean. "We let each of us have our moment to shine." The group also let other artists like Charli XCX, Shawn Mendes, Lauv, J Balvin, Mike Sabbath, and others shine on the album as well. With the release of the album done, the group is now preparing to head out on tour in support of the album. 

Jimmy Fallon and Backstreet Boys Do All-Clucking Version of "Everybody"

Speaking of The Backstreet Boys, they, along with Jimmy Fallon, put on yellow chicken suits to perform Everybody (Backstreet's Back) on Thursday's Tonight Show. They didn't sing the song, they clucked their way through it. The familiar dance moves from the song were included as well. Of course, they were renamed The Bawkstreet Boys.

 

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