Wesley Snipes is making headlines again. The actor has been laying low since being released from prison three years ago for tax fraud, but recently emerged to talk about the new book he’s been working on titled Talon of God. The story, if you couldn’t gather from the title, will pretty heavily deal with themes of spiritual warfare.
There are spiritual warriors that inhabit this planet who are here to help balance out the evil forces, and they are always looking for the next apprentice. And when they find the next apprentice to train—the next heir apparent—then they can move on to the higher realms.
The budding book author is co-writing the project with Ray Norman in hopes of turning it into a screenplay. The story will largely focus on female protagonists because of Snipes’ desires to "bridge the gap in terms of equality of action content for women." Talon of God will be published by Harper Voyager on July 25. Discuss
A trailer for the latest installment in the Planet of the Apes franchise has released. The movie picks up where Dawn of the Planet of the Apes left off, with humanity and apes preparing for a final battle of species.
And yes, seeing CG apes riding on horses—now armed with guns—is still weirdly unsettling. The movie releases in July. Discuss
Last night on The Tonight Show, Pharrell joined pastor and Gospel singer Kim Burrell for a rendition of their song “I See a Victory,” written for the film “Hidden Figure.” A full gospel choir joined them for the worshipful performance.
In the past, Pharrell has been open about his upbringing in the church, and the role it’s played on his life and music. He told Kirk Franklin:
I know that there's power in that word [God]. I've experienced it. I've seen it. But everyone has their journey, and not everyone is going to believe
I just remember, like, the fire that you’d see in church. But because I was around it, i just thought everyone had experience that … Everyone’s seen people catch the spirit. Everybody’s seen, you know, when the spirit runs through the church.
Move over dads, this guy just built a Star Wars AT-ACT playhouse for his kids. This superdad, Colin Furze, has been constructing some pretty extreme DIY projects from his home in Stamford, England for the last 10 years.
In the past, Furze has created everything from wrist flame throwers to a fire-spitting motorcycle. His projects have tended to err on the side of danger, but since becoming the father of two little boys it seems the pyro-fanatic is honing in on his craft ability to make things the whole family can enjoy—enter the AT-ACT playhouse in Colin Furze’s backyard.
The fully loaded AT-ACT project was sponsored by eBay, which explains why Furze was able to pull out all of the stops to deck out the playhouse with all of the flashy bells and whistles.