Cyberpunk 2077 quest director would like Meryl Streep to be in it

Where do you go after Keanu Reeves? Well, assuming that rumor about Lady Gaga playing an in-game pop star isn’t true, you think about casting recipient of 21 Oscar nominations Meryl Streep. Cyberpunk 2077 quest director Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz was being interviewed by GAME in the UK when he was asked, …

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The Latest: Avenatti says he represents 3 R. Kelly victims

The Latest on the charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti says that he now represents three victims of singer R. Kelly, three whisleblowers who have information about the case and three parents of victims. Speaking at a press conference in Chicago Monday, Avenatti …

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El Salvador: woman whose baby died in toilet birth back in court

A 21-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby in a toilet in El Salvador has returned to court for a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws. Evelyn Beatriz Hernández, who says she was raped and …

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Borderlands 3 Won't Have Cross-Play At Launch, But It Could Come Later

Borderlands 3 will not have cross-play support at launch in September, but the feature could be added at some point after release. Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford confirmed this on Twitter. His statement came after Gearbox released a teaser inviting players to a “celebration of togetherness.” Some people saw this as …

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Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies

Singapore is looking to introduce at least 40 standards to help guide the development and adoption of new technologies, such as drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics. Singapore Standards Council (SSC) over the past year has been publishing new standards to support nascent sectors including areas identified under the country’s …

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LEADING OFF: Cashner makes Boston debut, Bellinger's bash

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: NEW SOX Andrew Cashner makes his Boston Red Sox debut at Fenway Park against Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays. Cashner was acquired Saturday from Baltimore for two 17-year-old prospects. The 32-year-old righty went 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA …

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Iannucci's diverse Dickens film to open London Film Festival

Image copyright Lionsgate Image caption Patel won a Bafta for his role in Lion alongside Nicole Kidman The Personal Life of David Copperfield, Armando Iannucci’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’s famous novel, will open this year’s London Film Festival. Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel plays the lead role, which has traditionally been …

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