Brisbane

The 2032 Olympics have found their host in the land down under!

It was announced on Wednesday that Brisbane, Australia was chosen as the host city of the 2032 Olympics. This is not the first time Australia has been chosen; in 2000, the Olympic Games took place in Sydney and in 1956, they took place in Melbourne.

This news comes just a few days before the official start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. According to 2012 Olympic Champion, Sally Pearson:

“The effect that this is gonna have on the next generation coming through in sport and all sorts of businesses is gonna be huge for the city”

The Australian Olympic Team couldn’t be more proud of their country. Freshly after the news broke, Australia’s Men’s National Football Team, the Olyroos, went on to win their first Olympic game since 2008.

Early Thursday morning, Australian legend, Hugh Jackman sent his love to the Australian Olympic team in a short video clip shared to Twitter.

Catch the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:00 am ET.

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Netflix

Get ready Netflix fans! The platform just announced that two of its biggest stars are joining together for their newest movie.

Netflix revealed to TODAY that their latest film project is bringing Joey King, from The Kissing Booth, and Chase Stokes, from Outerbanks, together to play the two lead roles.

The new movie is an adaptation based off of the hit young adult sci-fi series Uglies by Scott Westerfield. Rumors about a film adaptation for the series have been circulating since the first novel's release, so Netflix's announcement comes as quite the pleasant surprise for fans.

Netflix had already teased that King was joining the cast for Uglies, however Stokes' involvement in the production was completely unknown until Tuesday. Along with announcing Stokes as the latest addition to the cast, Brianne Tju, from MTV's Scream, and Keith Powers, from the Freeform drama Famous in Love, will also be joining.

Uglies takes place in a dystopian society where beauty standards are taken to whole new extremes. Instead of getting your driver's permit at 16, teenagers are instead forced to get a complete reconstructive surgery, making them absolutely flawless--but that seems to be the flaw.

King is set to play the main protagonist of the film, Tally Youngblood, who will do literally anything to avoid her surgery. The roles of Stokes, Tju, and Powers still have yet to be released.

Uglies will be directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol, also known as McG, and Krista Vernoff is heading the screenplay adaptation. King will be executive producing the film alongside Jamie King, John Fox, and Scott Westerfield himself.

A premiere date for Uglies has yet to be disclosed.

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It's October 21st, so you know what that means. Kim K's birthday has arrived!

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