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Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle

Inside Hershey’s super secret chocolate lab Hedge fund star Dan Loeb thinks life could be sweeter for Nestle, the company behind KitKat chocolate bars and Haagen-Dazs ice cream. His fund, Third Point, said Sunday it had taken a $ 3.5 billion stake in Nestle(NSRGY) and would push for a new strategy to help the company improve its sales and profitability. “It is rare to find a business of Nestlé’s quality with so many avenues for improvement,” said Third Point in a public letter to Nestle shareholders. Shares in the Swiss-based ...

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Deadpool 2 Star Ryan Reynolds Reveals Familiar Location In First On-Set Image

The huge success of the X-men spinoff Deadpool was one of 2016’s biggest box office surprises, and the sequel is due next year. Production has started on Deadpool 2, and star Ryan Reynolds marked the occasion by tweeting an image from the set, with a suitably vulgar caption. It shows the Merc with a Mouth posing in front of the X-Mansion–check it out below: Deadpool 2 is set for release on June 1, 2018. The movie will also star Josh Brolin as Cable and Zazie Beetz as Domino. Last month, ...

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NBA 2K18 Cover Star Revealed, And It's A Great, Timely Choice

2K Sports today announced the cover star for NBA 2K18. On the same day that the NBA Finals begins, 2K confirmed that one of the competitors, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, will be on the cover. This is Irving’s first time on the cover of an NBA 2K game, though he was on the cover of NBA Live 14 from EA Sports back in 2013. “It is well known that I’m an avid player of this series and I am honoured to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18,” ...

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Look At This Huge Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Poster In LA For E3

Big posters are par for the course at E3, and this year seems like it will be no different. The famous Figueroa Hotel in downtown Los Angeles will feature a massive, three-panel poster for Star Wars: Battlefront II, and after work began on it last week, it is now finished. Actress Janina Gavankar, who plays Inferno Squad Commander Iden Versio in Battlefront II, posted the image below to her Twitter account this week. “Done!!!” she wrote. “Who’s ready for E3?” She will attend EA’s EA Play event at E3 to ...

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Should the Cubs put Javier Baez (or another young star) on the trade block?

7:48 AM ET CHICAGO — If the Chicago Cubs are going to go big-game hunting for a starting pitcher this trade season, infielder Javier Baez remains the best option to reel one in — at least according to several executives around baseball. Rookie Ian Happ is turning heads but doesn’t have a full body of work, particularly on defense. Kyle Schwarber would still bring a haul, albeit from an American League team. “Baez fits above all of them because he can play shortstop and offers the most upside with power ...

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Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the ‘Alien Megastructure Star’

Stars don’t come much weirder than KIC 8462852, known colloquially as Tabby’s star. You may be more familiar with it as the “alien megastructure star.” Astronomers have been puzzling over the seemingly random dips in brightness from Tabby’s star, and one of the explanations put forward is that aliens have built massive structures in orbit. Well, it looks like the aliens have fired up their giant machinery again. That might give us a chance to figure out what’s going on out there. Astronomers reported on Thursday last week that KIC ...

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Uncharted Movie Now A Prequel, Will Star Young Spider-Man Actor Tom Holland

Sony Pictures has decided on a new direction for its film adaptation of the Uncharted series. Rather than casting someone as the Nathan Drake we’ve become accustomed to seeing in the games, it’s going back in time. According to Deadline, Sony has decided to turn its Uncharted movie into a prequel. It will feature the 20-year-old Tom Holland–the current big-screen Spider-Man–in the role of Drake, with Shawn Levy (Real Steel, Night at the Museum) directing. Inspiration was drawn from a sequence in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, which revealed the first ...

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DC's Cyborg Movie Still On Course For 2020 Release, Star Says

There has been much recent uncertainty about DC’s upcoming roster of superhero movies. Only Aquaman has a confirmed release date after 2017–The Flash is currently looking for its third director, and there have been no updates at all about Cyborg. However, the latter’s star, Ray Fisher, has now confirmed that the movie is on course for a 2020 release. The update comes via DCWorld, who reported from a recent Q&A with Fisher at the City of Heroes convention in the UK. They tweeted: The 2020 date for Cyborgwas originally set ...

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