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John Krasinski and Emily Blunt announced the birth of their second child, a girl named Violet.

AUSTIN, — Matthew McConaughey is heading back to school this fall to teach a course on filmmaking at the University of Texas at Austin.

The university says in a social media post that the Oscar winner will teach at his alma mater alongside “Hunger Games” director Gary Ross.

The university tells the San Antonio Express-Times that the actor will take 30 students behind the scenes of McConaughey and Ross’ latest film, “The Free State of Jones” through recorded videos. The school says McConaughey will make at least one visit to campus for the class.

BOSTON — Actor William Shatner will appear at Boston Comic Con 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of the hit television series “Star Trek.”

The three-day convention is scheduled for Aug. 12 through Aug. 14 at the Seaport World Trade Center.

Shatner played Captain James T. Kirk on the iconic show. He will appear at the convention on Aug. 12, when Fenway Park will host a Star Trek 50th Anniversary Night. Shatner will throw out the first pitch before the Red Sox play the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Shatner will also be available to meet with fans on Aug. 13.

The convention will feature appearances by well-known comic artists and celebrity guests, a charity art auction, a film festival, a harbor cruise and a costume contest.

Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the Made in America festival on Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia for its fifth season.

Organizers announced the lineup of the two-day Budweiser Made in America festival, which also includes ColleGrove (2 Chainz & Lil Wayne), Jamie xx, Chance the Rapper, Martin Garrix, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Grimes, DJ Khaled and more.

The concert, curated by Jay Z, will benefit United Ways in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Berks County, Pennsylvania.

The festival will be held at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 3 and 4.

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have welcomed a second daughter. Krasinski, who’s best known for his role as Jim Halpert on NBC’s “The Office,” posted the news on Twitter, writing “2 weeks ago we met our beautiful daughter Violet.”

Blunt and Krasinski’s first child, Hazel, was born in 2014.

Blunt is a British actress who starred alongside Tom Cruise in 2014’s “Edge of Tomorrow.” She’s set to play Mary Poppins in an upcoming sequel to the classic Disney film.

Associated Press