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'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer Released

A new trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" has been released, featuring plenty of action set against a desert backdrop. The teaser sees lead actor Tom Hardy on the run after escaping from a cave. "In this wasteland I'm running from both the living . . . and the dead," says Hardy's character at one point in the trailer.

Brad Paisley To Host During Wild West Comedy Festival

Brad Paisley will host the 2015 Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville, which goes down on April 16, at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall. Comedic acts scheduled to appear during the evening include Jon Reep, Greg Hahn, Theo Von, Sarah Tiana and Keith Alberstadt. Paisley will introduce and chat up each comedian before they begin their sets.

Idris Elba May Star As Villain In 'Star Trek 3'

Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to play a villain in the upcoming "Star Trek 3." The British actor's prospective role has not yet been revealed, though rumors have been circulated that the Klingons will be the central villains in the film, which will be directed by Justin Lin and produced by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burke and David Ellison.

Brian Williams Makes First Public Appearance Since NBC Scandal

Disgraced NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams made an appearance at his alma mater Mater Dei Prep, where he donated $50,000 during a Save the Seraphs Gala on Saturday Night. The Asbury Park Press reports that Williams helped the school from closing its doors. "This is Mater Dei. It's been a very, very important part of my life," Williams told The Two River Times.