While not all of "Rising Star"'s first crop of contestants won over America with a qualifying vote, one expert in particular might be rubbing audiences the wrong way: Ludacris. And he doesn't mind at all.
Six out of ten acts successfully raised the Wall on the first episode of "Rising Star," but the performer with the brightest smile after the ABC show's premiere was none other than the friendly expert, Brad Paisley.
Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that its N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" will be released on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 — a slot originally reserved for the next "Bourne" film, which has been pushed to 2016. Universal also confirmed the film's previously rumored cast and released a first-look photo featuring the new leads with the film's producers and director.