This morning, a Burlingame, Calif.-based startup called Color Genomics is announcing that it will provided genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer – the same genetic tests that led Angelina Jolie to have her breasts and ovaries surgically removed – at one-sixteenth the cost of the main test that is [...]
Color Genomics, founded by ex-Googlers, is an at-home test for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutations. Last month, the film star Angelina Jolie Pitt had her ovaries removed—a response to learning that she has a damaged BRCA1 gene, which indicated that her chances of contracting breast or ovarian cancer in her lifetime were around 80% and 50%, respectively. Show More Summary
See the big moment in Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt‘s history that happened ten years ago- US Weekly Did Drake just confirm Nicki Minaj‘s engagement?- TMZ Kristen Stewart checked out Coachella during weekend two- Just Jared Jr Recapping Game of Thrones‘ latest episode- Entertainment Weekly Blake Lively pulls off an amazing red carpet look- Lainey [...]
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Have Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally given in to the media pressure to adopt an orphan from Syria? The Daily Express claims that the celebrity couple is ready to expand their brood yet again. The UK publication alleges that Brad...Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie was among those targeted, as some new fairly nasty Sony emails have been leaked to the public. This past Tuesday, WikiLeaks, run by Julian Assange, posted 173,000 emails in addition to 30,000 Sony documents with many of the emails focusing on Angelina Jolie. Show More Summary
The full batch of hacked Sony emails posted on WikiLeaks have revealed even more about what Hollywood execs think of Angelina Jolie — and it’s not pretty! Only RadarOnline.com has… READ ON
On April 30 at 7:30 PM, I’ll be part of a panel on Health Link with Benita Zahn, WMHT TV, to discuss the genetics behind the “Angelina Jolie effect” that has catalyzed testing for the BRCA mutations that increase risk for breast … Continue reading » The post Assessing Breast Cancer Risk: Beyond the Angelina Effect appeared first on DNA Science Blog.
After Michelle MacLaren left her role as director of the new Wonder Woman movie, rumors swirled that superwoman Angelina Jolie would be taking the reigns. That speculation has been squashed now that Patty Jenkins, whose past work includes Monster, The Killing and Entourage, is confirmed to direct the female superhero flick. Read more...
It's been close to seven years since Wanted smashed into cinemas in such gloriously over-the-top fashion that it instantly developed a fervent fan-base. Talk of a sequel has come and gone with every subsequent film that its rich ensemble...Show More Summary
A little over an hour ago, it was reported that Warner Bros. was seriously considering Angelina Jolie to replace Michelle MacLaren on Wonder Woman. Although she may have been considered, it looks like the studio is going in another direction...Show More Summary
BREAKING A few minutes ago I publish the Angelina Jolie Wonder Woman rumor then Borys Kit from The Hollywood Reporter straight up kills that rumor by officially breaking that Patty Jenkins has landed the directing gig on Wonder Woman!...Show More Summary
Patty Jenkins has closed a deal to direct WB's tentpole. Read the full article on AICN Or, “So much for Mrs. Pitt!” Not 15 minutes after I published the rumor that WB was lookin’ at Angelina Jolie to take Michelle MacLaren’s spot on...Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie is being sought to direct both DC's 'Wonder Woman' and Marvel's 'Captain Marvel'. Which will she choose? [...]
Cool news! My buddy Steve over at Collider is reporting that not only is Angelina Jolie being courted to direct Captain Marvel for Marvel, but she is also being eyed to direct Wonder Woman for DC. Talk about a real life Marvel vs DC! Faboulous time to be a fanboy folks. Show More Summary
Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel recently picked up two screenwriters, Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve, but it still needs a few more pieces before cameras can roll. Like a director. And rumor has it Angelina Jolie could be the one to get that gig. Show More Summary
Collider first put forth the rumor. Read the full article on AICN Now that Michelle MacLaren has swiftly vacated the director’s chair for WONDER WOMAN, WB’s on the hunt for a new female director. And it appears that they might be looking...Show More Summary
Recent media attention has focused on American actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes surgically removed after genetic testing for such cancers. A study suggests that all women with ovarian cancer should be tested for these genes, regardless of their family history. Show More Summary
Director Timur Bekmambetov gave a brief update on his adaptation of Mark Millar’s graphic novel, Wanted. Bekmambetov directed the spy-actioner that starred Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy as a down on his luck blue-collar worker, Wesley,...Show More Summary
I've watched your action movies on celluloid for a decade, always marveling at your competence and cool. Your decisions on-screen are bold, instant and infallibly correct. You never seem to age, but only to get more beautiful every year. Show More Summary