#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 Top Showbiz Stories – ‘Star Wars’ Cast, Donald Sterling Banned and Mariah Carey Is an ‘Elusive Chaneteuse’

In case you missed it, “Star Wars” FINALLY revealed its cast, Donald Sterling was banned for life by the NBA and Mariah Carey has announced her next (crazy) album title

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

Why ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Is Vital to Sony’s Future Tentpole Strategy
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Will Netflix and Amazon’s Push Into Original Series Hurt the TV Business?
Top executives across the entertainment industry weigh in on the medium’s future.

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Director J.J. Abrams Still Has Casting Tricks Up His Sleeve
Until Abrams reveals who else will join Disney’s galaxy far, far away, meet the cast announced earlier this week.

‘Star Wars’ New Cast: Daisy Ridley – What We Know So Far
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11 Album Titles Crazier Than Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’
The pop diva’s got nothing on the Flaming Lips, Hoobastank and Limp Bizkit’s “Chocolate Starfish.”

Matt Miller Leads Wendy Greuel in Hollywood $$ for California Congress Seat (Exclusive)
TheWrap analyzes election records to determine which Hollywood players are giving to which candidate in Congressional campaign.

Hollywood Gets Revenge in ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Veep’ Views of Tech Titans
Remember this, you masters of the Internet: He who holds the pen, laughs last.

Donald Sterling Banned for Life: The NBA Does the Right Thing
And Sterling took NAACP Los Angeles president Leon Jenkins down with him. And he has cancer. And he wishes he would have just paid his girlfriend off.

David Geffen Interested in Buying LA Clippers
Mogul told TheWrap he would buy from disgraced current owner Donald Sterling.

Family of ‘Tosh.0’ PA Slams LA Sheriff’s Department With $25 Million Claim
John Winkler was shot and killed April 7 after being mistaken for a knife attacker.

‘Gravity’ Author Sues Warner Bros. for Breach of Contract, Seeks Percentage of Film’s Profit
Tess Gerritsen claims that she is owed a “based upon” credit and a boatload of money.