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Former New York Giant and current Live! With Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan is officially joining the Good Morning America team after a months-long negotiation with ABC News.

Strahan stopped by the Good Morning America set Tuesday morning for the announcement — and to receive both an alarm clock from George Stephanopoulos and a giant coffee cup from Lara Spencer, which should help out with his new extra-early wakeup time. He will join the show a few days a week while still… Continue reading Michael Strahan officially joins ‘Good Morning America’ — VIDEO

Captain America Weekend 2NEW YORK (AP) – With $ 41.4 million in its second week of release, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” held off “Rio 2″ at the weekend box office.

According to studio estimates Sunday, the Marvel superhero narrowly bested the animated family film in a battle of sequels. “Rio 2″ debuted with $ 39 million, almost exactly the opening weekend total of the 2011 Oscar-nominated… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Fights Off 'Rio 2' With $41.4M

Rio 2Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $ 41.3 million ($ 159.0 million total)

1. Rio 2 – $ 39.0 million ($ 39.0 million total)

3. Oculus – $ 12.0 million ($ 12.0 million total)

4. Draft Day – $ 9.7 million ($ 9.7 million total)

5. Divergent – $ 7.5 million ($ 124.8 million total)

6. Noah – $ 7.4 million

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $ 96.2 million ($ 96.2 million total)

2. Noah – $ 17.0 million ($ 72.3 million total)

3. Divergent – $ 13.0 million ($ 114.0 million total)

4. God’s Not Dead – $ 7.7 million ($ 32.5 million total)

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel – $ 6.3 million ($ 33.3 million total)

6. Muppets Most Wanted – $ 6.2

The Movie News and Geek Stuff:

J.K. Rowling is writing a Harry Potter spin-off trilogy called Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them that takes place 70 years before the first books.

Toby Kebbell has been cast as Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four. The Pink Panther is getting reborn, again, as a live-action/animation hybrid. Johnny Knoxville will be doing a voice in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

You… Continue reading Best of the Week: A 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, Plus: 'Captain America,' 'Ninja Turtles' and More