"Elon and I met when I was 22 and he was on a business trip to London," Riley said. "It was a chance meeting, engineered by no one."
Bourne Identity director Doug Liman is to direct the new Tom Cruise action movie, part of which is to be shot in space.
A note to conservatives: Lilly Wachowski probably will not like it when you quote “The Matrix.”On Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted that people should “take the red pill,” advice that Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka retweeted with the enthusiastic comment “Taken!” Back in 1999, the red pill was a pivotal moment in “The Matrix,” as Neo is offered the choice to either take a blue pill and forget about the Matrix or to take the red pill and be revealed the truth about how the Matrix has been used by machines to enslave the entire human race.Musk’s comment and Ivanka Trump’s approval were met with a curt reply from Wachowski. “F— both of you,” she replied on Twitter.Also Read: Elon Musk Calls 'Jeopardy!' Champ Ken Jennings a 'Knucklehead' in Pandemic-Fueled Twitter FeudFuck both of you— Lilly Wachowski (@lilly_wachowski) May 17, 2020In right-wing internet parlance, “taking the red pill” has become slang for taking on conservative political views. The tweet comes as Musk has begun espousing more anti-regulatory views, threatening to restart Tesla’s factories in California in defiance of the state’s mandated closures of businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has also threatened to pull Tesla’s headquarters out of California altogether, calling the stay-at-home orders “fascist.”A fourth “Matrix” film is currently in development at Warner Bros., but while Lilly Wachowski’s sister, Lana, is returning to write and direct, she is not. Lilly Wachowski is currently working on the Showtime series “Work in Progress,” which was renewed for a second season earlier this year.“The Matrix 4,” meanwhile, is planning to resume production in July after filming was forced to stop due to the pandemic, and filming is expected to take two additional months to complete.Read original story Lilly Wachowski Tells Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump ‘F— Both of You’ After They Quote ‘The Matrix’ At TheWrap
For the first time ever, President Donald Trump tied with his predecessor, Barack Obama, as the most admired man in America this year, according to the annual poll from Gallup. 2019 marks Obama’s 12th year at the top of the list, tying him with former president Dwight Eisenhower.Trump has never before topped the list, which is compiled by asking Americans to name which living man and woman they admire most. The question is open-ended.Overall, both the 44th and 45th president were the most admired man alive for 18% of American adults. The split along each man’s 18% followed party lines: 41% of Democrats chose Obama and 45% of Republicans chose Trump.Others who were named this year include Tesla founder Elon Musk, former president Jimmy Carter and Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. No other man besides Trump and Obama was mentioned by more than 2% of respondents.Also Read: Michael Moore Predicts Trump Will Win Reelection in 2020: His Base Is 'Even More Rabid'According to Gallup, the incumbent U.S. president is usually the choice for America’s most admired living man. Out of 72 prior polls, the incumbent president has earned the distinction 58 times.“When the incumbent president is not the choice, it is usually because he is unpopular politically,” Gallup noted, “which was the case for Trump in 2017 (36% approval rating) and 2018 (40%).”Trump’s approval rating in 2019 is up to 45%.Former first lady Michelle Obama topped the survey of America’s most admired woman with 10% of the vote, down from 15% in 2018. Melania Trump finished second with 5%, followed by a three-way tie between Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and teen climate-change activist Greta Thunberg, each with 3%.Read original story Donald Trump Ties Barack Obama as Most Admired Man of 2019 in New Gallup Poll At TheWrap