Charles Dickens' classic has seen its share of adaptations but now, BBC is giving it the creepy miniseries it deserves. Guy Pearce portrays the bitter Ebenezer Scrooge while Andy Serkis, Charlotte Riley, and Jason Flemyng bring the ghosts of the past, present, and future to life. Along with starring in the series, Tom Hardy will serve as executive producer alongside Ridley Scott. Written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, A Christmas Carol will air in three parts on BBC One and FX this December.
Don't blink. The crew at Red Bull Racing are no stranger to holding the Formula One world record for the fastest pit stop — and they keep beating it. During the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix, Red Bull turned in a 1.82-second tire change on Max Verstappen's RB15 — which Verstappen went on to win.
Every day, two billion cups of coffee are drunk across the globe, making it the second most popular beverage behind water. For each of those two billion cups, there are nearly as many ways to prepare it. Here's how the world wakes up to its favorite drink.
In China's Hunan Provence is the breathtaking Tianmen National Park. Tianmen Mountain, meaning Heaven's Gate Mountain, is the centerpiece of the reserve, rising nearly 5,000 feet. The road to the Tianmenshan temple atop the mount is snaking 99 turn road built over shear cliff faces and some of the most beautiful scenery on Earth — and Ken Block is here to drift it in his 914 horsepower F-150 Hoonitruck.
Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese team up for the ninth time for The Irishman. Based on Charles Brandt's book Heard You Paint Houses, the film centers around Frank Sheeran — a former hitman for the Bufalino crime family — as he looks back on his life of crime. During the process, the film will touch on some of America's greatest unsolved mysteries, including the disappearance of union boss Jimmy Hoffa. Also starring Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, the film will stream on Netflix November 27th after premiering in theaters on November 1, 2019.
It's the most popular sport you've never heard of — and now it's nearly over. For 20 years, from the late '60s to the late '80s, jai alai surged in popularity alongside gambling, but a strike and loosened regulations caused the sport to decline. Tevin, a pro player for 26 years, is trying to do the impossible — bring fans back to his dying sport.