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The good news for the "Deal or No Deal" contestant who gambled and lost BIG -- his wife's not divorcing him ... however, he's fully in his mom's doghouse for pissing away more than $300k. ICYMI ... Luis Green had a chance to walk away with $333k during the show's holiday special Monday night. At that point, he had already passed up eight different bank offers. He stuck to his guns and went for broke ... and that's what he got. Damn near broke -- just $5, shocking everyone including Howie Mandel. What the hell was he thinking? Luis told us he went full bore because he wanted to use the money to pay his mom's medical bills, pay off his mortgage. He also wanted to hand over some of the cash to his wife's parents. Gotta hand it to Luis' wife, who says she supported him whether they walked away with a penny or a million bucks. Well, he got a little bit more than a penny -- but he also has some explaining to do to dear old Mom ... who he admits is still taking the loss hard. (TMZ)
Riverdale's Camila Mendes Says Archie and Veronica Will Fight For Each Other. RIP Varchie, for now. The Riverdale couple, consisting of Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Archie (KJ Apa) called it quits last week under some pretty unfortunate circumstances. Archie had just escaped prison and Veronica had gotten him totally exonerated, but they could not ignore the fact that Veronica's dad Hiram (Mark Consuelos) just hates him so much (to a really irrational degree) that they'll never be safe as a couple. Veronica was understandably upset ("We're endgame!") but as Camila Mendes told E! News when we jumped on the phone with her, V understands why he had to do it. "At the end of the day, I think Veronica understands that that decision had to be done, because Riverdale is a dangerous place for Archie," she says. "He can't be there without dangerous things happening to him and the people he cares about, so for him, the best option is to leave at the moment." She says that while Veronica's definitely feeling some pain about the break-up, it's more about who forced Archie to make that choice (by getting him framed for murder and sent to juvie and trying to have him killed multiple times and REALLY though, why does this grown man hate this teenager so much?). "She blames her dad for everything, and the painfulness of the situation comes more from being angry at her father, than from her being angry at Archie," Mendes explains. Veronica, however, is a strong, badass lady who runs a business, and who has been fully focused on saving the life of a boy for weeks, so she's masking her pain the only way she really knows how: through work. "She handles it in a typical Veronica way, which is to just shove it under the rug and just continue forward," she says. "Veronica is very business-oriented, so i think she really just throws herself into her business as a way to avoid thinking about Archie." Mendes says V really "pours herself into her work," which is what we see in the night's episode, which finds Veronica making a business decision that could be extremely risky (but is also very upscale and fancy, just like everything Veronica does). "She's that type of person who copes through distracting herself and work, her business this season has been a huge part of her life. I think putting more effort into that is going to be her coping mechanism." There were also some teases as far back as San Diego Comic-Con (and that wild game of Truth or Dare) in July that Veronica would be getting a new love interest this season, and now seems like kind of the perfect time if you ask us, whether it's the rumored Reggie (played by real-life beau Charles Melton) or one of the other many attractive Riverdale boys (there is no shortage). "Archie's going through his personal journey, you know, and Veronica isn't the type of person to wait around for anybody," Mendes said. "She did everything she could to keep Archie alive, and at this point I think it's about letting go and letting Archie do whatever he needs to do, hoping that one day he'll come back to her, or come home." That said, she's not anywhere close to giving up. "I think Archie and I are going to fight for each other. There's been a lot of love there and I think they're -- at least I can speak for Veronica, I think she'll always love Archie and she's gonna do whatever it takes to make it work." This week's episode is a three-part episode, telling the stories of Veronica's risky decision to try to save her speakeasy, along with Archie and Jughead's (Cole Sprouse) time on the road, and the trials and tribulations of Betty (Lili Reinhart) in the convent. Let's just say some s--t goes down, and you are not prepared! Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on the CW. (Eonline)
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Is Festive AF In New Holiday Special Trailer. Bright Solstice, witchy friends! Just a few days after a teaser for part two of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Satan has blessed us with yet another trailer, this time for the holiday special, which debuts on December 14. The episode is called "A Midwinter's Tale" and finds the Church of Night coven celebrating the Winter Solstice with pagan carols and ghost stories. "But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors -- both welcome and unwelcome -- you never know what might come down the chimney..." the official description reads. In the trailer, it looks like some of those visitors might be a little more spooky than fun and holiday-ish. There's also more screaming than our holidays usually have, and lots more knives falling from the ceiling, and a doll coming to life, but there are also comfy robes and hot drinks and a gingerbread house and Santa, though he looks like he might be kidnapping someone? "Christmas is the best time for ghost stories," Ambrose (Chance Perdomo) reminds us. Sure! The Dark Lord is hard at work spreading the Solstice cheer. The official second part of the first season won't debut until April 5, 2019, but based on the recent trailer, it looks like Sabrina's getting a little edgier while embracing her witchy side. She's got a new look and a new dance partner, and potentially a new make-out partner, and all this new witchy content long past Halloween is making our dark souls sing with holiday cheer. Praise Satan! Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale premieres Friday, December 14 on Netflix. (Eonline)
The Flash 100th Ep Ends With Nora Bombshell: What Comes Next? Well well well, Nora WestAllen. What are you up to? The 100th episode of The Flash turned out to be a little more than just a trip back in time. It also revealed a few important things that will likely be a pretty big deal for this show at some point. Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is secretly working with Eobard Thawne (Tom Cavanagh, 1/7), who's stuck in a prison cell in the future. It seems like she's been sending him messages through her journal, which is all written in a time language she invented -- the same symbol-filled language Barry was writing in when he came back from the Speed Force last season. Apparently, whatever's written in it won't change even if the timeline does, and she's been sending messages written in that language to some mysterious recipient. Nora's involvement with Thawne is a pretty big deal for the series, as the cast told us during the episode's celebration party. "The teaser at the end is gonna rock the season and the series, being that Eobard Thawne is not only around still, but potentially working with Nora in some capacity," Grant Gustin told us, though the show hasn't broached the subject again in the episodes that have been filmed so far. "I can only imagine it's gonna be pretty ugly." "There's a lot of mystery surrounding Nora and what her intentions really are, who she's working with, why she's really come back to the past to visit everyone, so I feel like this is kind of the set up for the rest of the season in dealing with that," Candice Patton told us, adding that she can't wait to find out how it affects Iris and her newly repaired relationship with her daughter. Tom Cavanagh, who also directed the episode, claimed it's a good thing for the show to know that Thawne is still wreaking havoc. "I think that Batman works best when Joker could show up, or Lex Luthor could show up for Superman," he said. "And for us, having the shadow of Reverse Flash as the arch enemy somewhere near Barry or just coming over him, I think that's a good thing for our show, and also for my bank account." Executive producer Todd Helbing confirmed that Thawne "starts to play a bigger part in the back half of the season." "We'll explain why he's working with Nora and why she went to him and what their relationship really is," he said. "It's a lot of fun." As for the time travel tonight, we couldn't even begin to explain to you exactly why this trip was needed. Cicada's power-dampening dagger is made of dark matter, and the team needed a power-dampening dagger power dampener to get the dagger away from him, so they had to go get a piece of Savitar's suit and Zoom's speed force transmitter, then store the new power-dampening dagger dampener at the hospital where they knew Cicada could be found. On the way, the speed force transmitter got broken, and they had to go track down Eobard Thawne to fix it, which led to a fun awkward scene in the time vault. Past Barry was unconscious on the floor, and Eobard couldn't get over the fact that Nora wasn't Dawn, the WestAllen kid he remembered (and the name of Barry's daughter in the comics, alongside her cruelly named twin brother, Don). In the end, the dagger dampener did work, but only for a hot second. Cicada quickly retrieved his dagger and escaped, so it was all for nothing. But it was fun, at least. And just in case anyone else was confused by Sherloque's reaction to Nora and the use of the phrase "clever girl," just like Thawne, Sherloque is not Thawne. He is his own (annoying) dude, but you'd be forgiven for thinking/hoping there was something more nefarious going on with him. The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, though next week's crossover episode will air on Sunday at 8 p.m. on the CW. (Eonline)
Narcos: Mexico renewed for season 2 by Netflix. Narcos: Mexico will return for a second season. Or, put another way, Narcos will return for a fifth season -- as the latest edition is essentially a continuation of Netflix's original breakout series. Eric Newman will return as showrunner, and executive producers will include Jose Padilha, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard and Andres Baiz. Beyond that, not much is known, but Newman recently told EW that he would expect to continue focusing on Guadalajara Cartel crime boss Felix Gallardo (Diego Luna) if given another season. Since Luna isn't part of the release, his participation is not yet clear. The actor also recently signed on to star in Disney's new Star Wars drama series, reprising his Rogue One character, but that's still only in the development stage. In the final moments of Narcos: Mexico another new central character was also introduced, a grizzled American DEA agent who signals an escalation in tactics against the cartel. This as-yet-unnamed character joining is played by Scoot McNairy (Argo, Halt and Catch Fire) and would presumably be part of Narcos: Mexico season 2 as well. Narcos: Mexico premiered on the streaming service last month and chronicled the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in the early 1980s, and the efforts of a DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Pena) to bring it down. (Entertainment Weekly)