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Grand Hustle/Atlantic(NEW YORK) -- A T.I. concert in New York City got violent on Wednesday night.

Four people were shot at the Manhattan venue Irving Plaza, the site of the concert, at 10:15 p.m. local time. T.I. was not performing at the time of the shooting.

One male victim was pronounced dead at Beth Israel hospital. There were three other victims -- two male, one female -- who were taken to other hospitals; there was no word on their condition as of early Thursday.

No suspects are in custody at this time.

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Frank Ockenfels/FOX(NEW YORK) -- X-Files star Gillian Anderson sent fans into a tizzy, after she retweeted a poster of her standing in the rifled barrel backdrop made famous at the start of every James Bond film.

"It's Bond. Jane Bond," she captioned the post, which was retweeted nearly 13 thousand times, and liked more than 25 thousand since Saturday. "Thanks for all the votes! (And sorry, don't know who made poster but I love it!)," Anderson wrote, adding, "#NextBond."

Incidentally, it's not known who will replace Daniel Craig as 007, if and when he hangs up his holster, though Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy, and Idris Elba have been rumored replacements.

Still, Anderson's post has inspired a thousands-strong online petition and a hashtag #GillianForBond.

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Eric Charbonneau/Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender star of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, gets emotional when discussing the controversy swirling around North Carolina these days.

In the wake of bathroom legislation that critics have deemed anti-LGBT, recordings artists including Maroon 5, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam are boycotting the state. That's music to the ears of Cox.

"I've never seen so many artists, so many artists on a federal level come have our backs," the actress says.

Cox says she thinks the laws are just scapegoating trans people during an election year.

"[W]hat's amazing is that the public's not falling for it, all the artists who are boycotting North Carolina aren't falling for it, and we're going to have equality and justice for trans people in the United States," she says.

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Walt Disney Studios(NEW YORK) -- A lot of us clearly are looking forward to seeing that live-action remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

The just-released teaser trailer for the movie has set a record. It was watched a record 91.8 million times in its first 24 hours following its release Monday morning, surpassing the old mark of 88 million views set by the second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle and is based on the hit 1991 Disney animated movie of the same name. It also Dan Stevens as The Beast, with Emma Thompson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, and Stanley Tucci.  It opens March 17 of next year.

Beauty and the Beast and Star Wars are both properties of Disney, the parent company of ABC News.

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Adam Rose/Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Chelsea Handler has made a career out of being unapologetic, unafraid and sometimes half-naked.

Now, Handler is trying to reinvent herself and the late-night talk show format with her new Netflix show, Chelsea.

"It's not your traditional talk show in the fact that it's not the same format every single night. It's different things," Handler, 41, told ABC News' Nightline.

On Chelsea, Handler has done everything from having dinner parties with movie stars to trips to Japan so she can learn how to become a geisha and a Harajuku girl. And her dog Chunk is on stage at all times.

"I mean, not everybody is going to like it. You know, not everybody is going to like me. I'm a very divisive person, so I'm not expecting the whole world to be like, 'Oh my God, we finally found our leader,'" said Handler.

Netflix has signed up for 90 shows a year. The episodes drop just after midnight on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and air in 190 countries, with subtitles.

Because it’s on-demand, even though it's a late-night talk show, viewers can catch Handler at any time of the day.

"They've told me that people have been binge-watching rather than watching every night. I mean, when I look on Twitter, I can see the people who are watching in the morning," she said. "I'm thinking, 'No, I don't want you watching me in the morning. What is that? This isn't a morning show,' and then I thought, 'Who cares?'"

Handler said Chelsea is a departure from her E! network show Chelsea Lately, where she made her name before ending the talk show in August 2014.

"I think a lot of my fans that came from my old show are probably like, 'No, we want more celebrity gossip. We want more of that,' but I'm just not really feeling that anymore, so I don't really want to do that," Handler said.

Celebrities will still stop by the show, but Handler will tackle other subjects too, including this year's election season. Handler said she wants to ask and attempt to answer questions to which she doesn't necessarily know the answer.

"I want it to be a place where you can get information in a fun way. I want people to learn. I want to ask the questions that some people are embarrassed to say, that they don't have the answers to," she said. "I'm allowed to talk about how stupid somebody is, and I don't have to care about getting them on my show, and I certainly don't have to care about what he thinks about me."

And while Handler said she can't ignore those who don't like her or her new show, she said she's going to continue to not care what people think.

"When you have those moments of insecurity, you definitely pay more attention to what the negative stuff that people say. So, you got to just have to at a certain point go, 'OK I'm not looking at that anymore,'" Handler said.

"Of course it bothers you when people don't like you. You know when people don't like you, they can say vitriolic things about you, but I try and focus on the people that do like me. I mean, especially with the show launching, I pay more attention to what people are saying than I would."

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