Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: Jan. 26

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer Debuts Online
“Game of Thrones” made its Imax debut this week, and with it came the first trailer for season five, featuring old favorites and new faces as the battle for the Iron Throne rages on.

ABC Botches Plan to Fire Rosie Perez from ‘The View’
ABC has put the brakes on a plan to fire Rosie Perez from “The View,” after Variety broke the news of the decision on Jan. 14.

George Lucas Rips Hollywood, ‘Stupid’ Cat Videos at Sundance
George Lucas offered a bleak assessment of the current state of the film business during a panel discussion with Robert Redford at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, saying that the movies are “more and more circus without any substance behind it.”

‘Jupiter Ascending’ Debuts to Muted Crowd at Sundance
The Sundance Film Festival isn’t a typical launchpad for studio blockbusters, but Warner Bros. surprised theater-goers on Tuesday night by unveiling the Wachowski siblings’ “Jupiter Ascending” at a “secret screening.”

‘Ghostbusters’ Female Cast Taking Shape at Sony
Sources tell Variety that Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are in early negotiations to star in the “Ghostbusters” reboot.

This Week in Entertainment 2004

Super Bowl XXXVIII pitted the Carolina Panthers of the NFC against the New England Patriots of the AFC, but the game became notorious for its half-time show and Janet Jackson’s notorious wardrobe malfunction, which exposed the singer’s breast, adorned with a nipple shield, for about a half-second of airtime on live TV. Jackson maintained that the exposure was an accident, but CBS was find a record $550,000, which was appealed and ultimately voided.

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