Mark Walhberg Reunites with Kormakur for New Adaptation

Mark Walhberg Reunites with Kormakur for New Adaptation

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Mark Walhberg and Baltasar Kormakur are reuniting to adapt the 2017 novel Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home.    Image Via Amazon   Walhberg and Kormakur previously worked together on 2 Guns in 2013, but this film seems to be much different in tone and subject matter. Arthur chronicles the story of Mikael Lindnord, the captain of a Swedish adventure racing team. During a race through the Ecuadorian jungle, Mikael encountered a stray dog. After the team fed the dog a meatball, Arthur followed them through some of the toughest terrain on the planet. Mikael even ended up adopting …

Women in Literature Who Deserved Better Fates

Women in Literature Who Deserved Better Fates

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Literature is full of countless incredible female characters, and many of them are able to make a mark on the worlds they inhabit. Some, though, aren’t so lucky. Some don’t get the happy endings they deserve. Let’s take a look at some wronged women from classic literature.   Lydia Bennet – Pride & Prejudice   Image via PandPvsLBD   Okay, so things work out a LITTLE less tragic for this version of Lydia, but overall she should’ve had more help. All those sisters, and no one to protect her from Wickham. She carries on a whole secret affair and actually …

‘Arthur’ Wedding Episode Won’t Air In Alabama

‘Arthur’ Wedding Episode Won’t Air In Alabama

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The internet blew up with the news that the twenty-second season premiere of Arthur would feature a same-sex wedding. The popular children’s cartoon is based on a series of books written and illustrated by Marc Brown. A lot of strong opinions were made when the episode aired, especially in one certain state. Alabama Public Television decided not to air the episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” which featured the wedding. Instead, the network decided to show a rerun episode instead, and has no intention of showing the episode in the future.     When asked about the decision, APT …