The Dirt | July 16, 2017

We finally got to see the royal twins this weekend.  Beyoncé posted a posed picture of her with 1-month old Sir and Rumi.  

 
The Emmy Award nominations were announced this weekend.  HBO sci-fi drama “Westworld” and “Saturday Night Live” both scored 22 nominations a piece.  “Stranger Things” got 19 noms, and even Barb got one!  Shannon Purser, who played poor, doomed Barb was nominated for best guest appearance by and actress.  Tear jerker “This is Us” got 11 nominations.  The ceremony is on September 17th, hosted by Stephen Colbert.  

Disney has been putting together a live action Aladdin film, and we finally have our Aladdin. After a long search, Canadian actor Mena Massoud, who’s currently in a new Jack Ryan series on Amazon will play the part.  Naomi Scott (who was the pink Power Ranger in that film earlier this year) will play Jasmine, and Will Smith will be Genie.  Guy Ritchie will direct.  

Also, news from the live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King.  Hugh Jackman will be voicing Scar on the film.  He joins Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, and James Earl Jones will be the lone returning actor as Mufasa.  

Are Tom Holland and Zendaya a thing?  The source says the Spider-man costars got to know each other very well on set.  Now, word is they’re very close,  and she even went with Tom to get his Spiderman tattoo – which by the way is on the bottom of his foot.

DMX got arrested for tax evasion.  He owes $1.7 million for income earned between 2002-2005.  And here he is leaving court after bailing out of jail:



 
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