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Laura Richardson confirmed as Southcom commander, second Army woman to wear 4 stars
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson as the next commander of U.S. Southern Command on Wednesday, the first woman to lead the Doral, Florida-based joint military command responsible for South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Richardson is the second Army woman to reach the four-star general rank. The first was Gen. Ann Dunwoody, who attained the rank in 2008 and retired in 2012. Richardson was confirmed early Wednesday morning at the end of a marathon U.S. Senate session, part of a flurry of moves before the Senate adjourned until September.
is getting in the Halloween spirit for the sequel.
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the Veep actor is in final negotiations to appear alongside stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy in the Disney+ feature.
Hocus Pocus 2 is a follow-up to the 1993 comedy that starred Midler, Parker and Najimy as three witches who were resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, and are bent on becoming immortal. The sequel, which is currently in production, will see three young women accidentally bring the Sanderson sisters back to modern-day Salem.
Anthony Richardson Clarifies His Cryptic Postgame Answer
Florida fans can breathe a little easier now that quarterback Anthony Richardson has come forward and clarified his postgame comments. Richardson, who came on in relief of Emory Jones today and almost led Florida to a comeback win at LSU, was asked following the game about fans who are worried he might transfer because he’s […] The post Anthony Richardson Clarifies His Cryptic Postgame Answer appeared first on The Spun.
Anne Fletcher (The Proposal) is directing the movie, with Lynn Harris serving as producer. Executive producers include Adam Shankman, Ralph Winter and David Kirschner. Jen D’Angelo is penned the screenplay.
In May, the studio announced that the sequel will be released in 2022.
Richardson was most recently seen in Chris Pratt-fronted Amazon action feature The Tomorrow War and will co-star with Pratt in Universal featurewhich he will also write. Recent credits also include Ted Lasso and horror-comedy Werewolves Within. Coming up, Richardson has Apple ensemble comedy series from Phil Lord and Chris Miller The Afterparty and Netflix romantic comedy Senior Year.
He is repped by UTA, Artists First and Jackoway Austen.
Bill Richardson Fast Facts .
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Bill Richardson, former governor of New Mexico. © CNN PersonalBirth date: November 15, 1947Birth place: Pasadena, CaliforniaBirth name: William Blaine Richardson IIIFather: William Blaine Richardson Jr., executive with CitibankMother: Maria Luisa (Lopez-Collada) RichardsonMarriage: Barbara (Flavin) Richardson (1972-present)Education: Tufts University, B.A., 1970; Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, M.A., 1971Religion: Roman CatholicOther FactsGrew up in Mexico City, Mexico, until 1960, when he left to attend boarding school in Massachusetts.