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Britney Spears biopic set for Lifetime



We’re all so lucky.

A Britney Spears biopic, Britney, is getting the Lifetime movie treatment.

The TV movie will detail “the tumultuous story of pop icon Britney Spears’ rise to fame, fall from grace and eventual triumphant resurrection.” Natasha Bassett (Hail, Caesar!) will star as Britney, per the Hollywood Reporter.

2016 Social Good Summit will include Chelsea Handler and more



Every year Mashable and the United Nations partner to bring the international community together to talk about global change. This year, speakers at the September event include Chelsea Handler and Alec Baldwin.

How you can help the survivors of the powerful earthquake in Italy



A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday morning, causing mass casualties, injuries and destruction. Several aftershocks also hit the region, making the region’s residents even more vulnerable.

According to Italian officials, at least 73 people are reported dead, with mass injuries expected. Dozens are thought to still be trapped under rubble.

Even if you are geographically removed from the area,…

People are sharing this poignant photo to show how we police women’s swimwear



Pictures of French armed police forcing a woman to remove some of her clothes as part of a ban on the full-body swimsuit – also known as burkini – have caused a backlash on social media.

This book explains why it’s OK to be ‘Wasting Time on the Internet’



Do you mess around on the internet? Ever get stuck in intense loops, checking back and forth between Facebook, Twitter and Gmail? Fooling yourself that you’re doing something important, but, in the back of your mind, dimly aware that you are simply pushing levers and waiting for the next pellet of stimulus like a rat in an experiment?

Joey Bada$$ serves up a dramatic interpretation of Kanye’s McDonald’s poem



Kanye West wrote a poem about McDonald’s for Frank Ocean‘s zine, and we’re lovin’ it.

7 things you didn’t know about ‘Trainspotting’



With a sequel set to release in 2017, CineFix created a list of the best hidden secrets behind the black comedy crime film, Trainspotting.

Check out why the filmmakers relied on chocolate for a dirty aesthetic and classic films that inspired the look and feel of the urban setting.

Khal Drogo reunites with ‘Game of Thrones’ creators in Ireland



LONDON — Even though it’s been years since he was actually in the show, Khal Drogo was such an epic Game of Thrones character that his memory is still fresh.

And just to make us that little bit more nostalgic, the bearded Dothraki — or rather the bearded legend that played him, Jason Momoa — recently took a trip to Ireland and went for a drink with the show’s creators.

He seemed pretty excited to be…

J.K. Rowling slams homophobic comments about Tom Daley in 1 tweet



LONDON — J.K. Rowling has shut down a “UK-based prayer and lobby group” on Twitter after they published a homophobic tweet aimed at Olympic diver Tom Daley.

On Saturday evening, Daley was knocked out of the 10m platform dive in the semi-final round. A short while later, Christian Voice posted the following tweet.

The vast majority of responses followed a similar pattern.

J.K. Rowling was among the many people who slammed the…

From Richard Jewell to village sex: 9 Olympics movies stuck in development



LOS ANGELES — Like the rest of the world this month, Hollywood has been struck by a case of Olympic fever.