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Jamie Lee Curtis decries plastic surgery, calls social media “cancer”

Jamie Lee Curtis decries plastic surgery, calls social media “cancer”

Matt Winkelmeyer/WireImage”Once you mess with your face, you can’t get it back.”  That’s a message from 62-year-old Halloween Kills star and producer Jamie Lee Curtis, in a new Fast Company article about her longevity and how she’s entering the busiest years of her career in her sixth decade on the planet. Curtis was asked about why she’s been critical of…Continue Reading

Netflix ready to sleigh with huge holiday line-up

Netflix ready to sleigh with huge holiday line-up

“A Boy Called Christmas” – NetflixIt’s not even Halloween yet, but Netflix is planting its flag for the holiday season, by announcing its 2021 slate, which includes 11 new holiday movies, six Christmas-themed series, and more — 28 new titles in all. Here’s the full schedule of sleigh-time festivities from the streaming service: November 1 — The…Continue Reading

Fourth ‘Hotel Transylvania’ movie coming to Amazon Prime Video in January

Fourth ‘Hotel Transylvania’ movie coming to Amazon Prime Video in January

Sony Pictures AnimationThe fourth Hotel Transylvania film, Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania, is coming to streaming on Amazon Prime early in January. While original stars Adam Sandler and Kevin James — who voiced Dracula and Frankenstein, respectively — have departed the franchise, the rest of the cast has returned for the fourth installment. In addition to Selena Gomez, who is also…Continue Reading

Report: Ray J in Miami hospital suffering from pneumonia

Report: Ray J in Miami hospital suffering from pneumonia

Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for REVOLTRay J is reportedly in Miami hospital battling pneumonia. “Family with me. Just can’t be n here too much sickness,” the former Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood told Hollywood Unlocked. Previously, Ray J commented, “I been in here all by myself for a week,” and added that “no family members came to see me not even…Continue Reading

Jake Gyllenhaal admits his crush on Jennifer Aniston was “torture” when filming ‘The Good Girl’

Jake Gyllenhaal admits his crush on Jennifer Aniston was “torture” when filming ‘The Good Girl’

Gyllenhaal and Aniston in 2002 – Jon Kopaloff/WireImageJake Gyllenhaal admitted that it was “torture” filming the 2002 romantic drama The Good Girl with Jennifer Aniston — because he had a big, fat crush on her. “Oh, it was torture. Yes it was,” the 40-year-old actor confessed on The Howard Stern Show. “But it was also not torture. I mean, come on, it was…Continue Reading

Chris Rock says he’s “back from the dead” after COVID-19

Chris Rock says he’s “back from the dead” after COVID-19

ABC(NOTE LANGUAGE) Making a surprise appearance opposite fellow comic Dave Chappelle Sunday night in New York City, Chris Rock joked about his recent battle with COVID-19.  The pair popped up at musician Robert Glasper’s “Robtober” residency at the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club, according to Page Six.  “I’m back from the dead!” Rock told the audience. “I had motherf***ing COVID. God****it.”   Rock tweeted last…Continue Reading

Judge: Charlie Sheen doesn’t have to pay ex Denise Richards child support

Judge: Charlie Sheen doesn’t have to pay ex Denise Richards child support

Sheen and Richards in 2002 – SGranitz/WireImageA judge has granted Charlie Sheen’s request to stop paying his ex-wife Denise Richards child support for their two daughters, Sami, 17, and Lola, 16, according to court documents obtained by Entertainment Tonight. A source tells the entertainment website that Richards did not file any opposing paperwork and “didn’t have a falling out with her…Continue Reading

Take a closer look at Matt Damon and Adam Driver suiting up for battle in ‘The Last Duel’

Take a closer look at Matt Damon and Adam Driver suiting up for battle in ‘The Last Duel’

20th Century Studios/Walt Disney Studios20th Century Studios has released a nearly five-minute-long peek at Ridley Scott’s new film The Last Duel, which stars, and was co-written by, childhood friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The film from the Gladiator Oscar winner is based on real events: Damon plays a respected warrior named Jean de Carrouges, who faces off against Adam Driver’s Jacques Le Gris, who is accused…Continue Reading

‘Squid Game’ pop-up store leads to massive street brawl in Paris

‘Squid Game’ pop-up store leads to massive street brawl in Paris

Netflix/Youngkyu ParkWith Netflix’s Korean import series Squid Game burning up the streaming service, some fans took the “Hunger Games meets Saw” series a little too seriously, ending up in a massive brawl on the streets of Paris on Sunday.  Videos surfaced of the fans going, well, Squid Game with each other when they realized they weren’t getting into a pop-up, interactive…Continue Reading

‘House of the Dragon’: Check out ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel preview

‘House of the Dragon’: Check out ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel preview

HBOHBO has dropped the first real peek at its Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon. “200 Years before the fall of the throne. A dynasty reigned,” a title card reads, setting the scene for the snippets of sword-and-armor action. “Gods. Kings. Fire. And blood,” a character says. “Dreams didn’t make us kings. Dragons did.” Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire…Continue Reading

‘FBI: Most Wanted’ star Julian McMahon on that season 2 cliffhanger and if he’d star in a ‘Nip/Tuck’ reboot

‘FBI: Most Wanted’ star Julian McMahon on that season 2 cliffhanger and if he’d star in a ‘Nip/Tuck’ reboot

Mark Schafer/CBS 2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights ReservedWhen CBS’ drama FBI: Most Wanted ended last season, there was a tense situation in the home of Julian McMahon’s Special Agent Jess LaCroix. His daughter Tali was inside with Jess’ new girlfriend Sarah, both at the mercy of Sarah’s gun-toting ex-husband — and then producers cut away with the sound of gunshots, and left viewers…Continue Reading

Michael J. Fox honored with 2022 AARP Purpose Prize

Michael J. Fox honored with 2022 AARP Purpose Prize

Noam Galai/Getty Images for The Michael J. Fox FoundationMichael J. Fox is being honored with AARP’s 2022 Purpose Prize, which the organization bestows on “extraordinary Americans who tap into the power of life experience to build a better future for us all.”  Through his work with his Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the Back to the Future series…Continue Reading

Dancing with the Stars season 30 recap: Christine Chiu takes her final bow on the ballroom

Dancing with the Stars season 30 recap: Christine Chiu takes her final bow on the ballroom

ABC/Christopher WillardDancing with the Stars fans were left begging “Gimme More” on Monday, when the night saluted Britney Spears’ illustrious career.  While the competitors were not “Intimidated” to push themselves on the ballroom floor, Christine Chiu’s dreams of winning the Mirrorball Trophy were broken like “Shattered Glass.” For the second week in a row, the audience voted Chiu into the bottom…Continue Reading

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: Christine Chiu takes her final bow on the ballroom

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: Christine Chiu takes her final bow on the ballroom

ABC/Christopher WillardDancing with the Stars fans were left begging “Gimme More” on Monday, when the night saluted Britney Spears’ illustrious career. While the competitors were not “Intimidated” to push themselves on the ballroom floor, Christine Chiu’s dreams of winning the Mirrorball Trophy were broken like “Shattered Glass.” For the second week in a row, the…Continue Reading

‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’: Sydney Park explains why her character “isn’t your average scream queen”

‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’: Sydney Park explains why her character “isn’t your average scream queen”

David Bukach/Netflix Sydney Park says she knows exactly why her latest project, There’s Someone Inside Your House, is more than your cliché slasher film. “Well, first of all, I really love that Makani isn’t your average scream queen,” Brooks tells ABC Audio of her lead role. “She is Asian and Black. She hails from Hawaii.” Based on Stephanie Perkins’…Continue Reading

‘There’s Someone in Your House’: Sydney Park explains why her character “isn’t your average scream queen”

‘There’s Someone in Your House’: Sydney Park explains why her character “isn’t your average scream queen”

David Bukach/Netflix Sydney Park says she knows exactly why her latest project, There’s Someone in Your House, is more than your cliché slasher film. “Well, first of all, I really love that Makani isn’t your average scream queen,” Brooks tells ABC Audio of her lead role. “She is Asian and Black. She hails from Hawaii.” Based on Stephanie Perkins’…Continue Reading

HBO Max releases teaser scene of John Cena in ‘The Suicide Squad’ spin-off ‘Peacemaker’

HBO Max releases teaser scene of John Cena in ‘The Suicide Squad’ spin-off ‘Peacemaker’

Warner Bros. Pictures/HBO Max(NOTE LANGUAGE) HBO Max has released a preview of its new Peacemaker spin-off series from The Suicide Squad starring John Cena’s vigilante, Peacemaker. The clip of the character’s self-titled show has returning characters from director James Gunn’s film meeting Cena’s character at a diner. When he shows up “in full cosplay mode,” wearing his garish get-up including a polished chrome cowl,…Continue Reading

Russian film crew beats Tom Cruise to space

Russian film crew beats Tom Cruise to space

Clive Brunskill/Getty ImagesHis Pete “Maverick” Mitchell may have bested Russian fliers in Top Gun, but the Russians have beaten Tom Cruise to space.  Cruise was gearing up to with work with NASA and SpaceX genius Elon Musk for what would have been the first narrative feature film actually shot in space. However, as you read this, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, along with…Continue Reading

David Letterman, former ‘Late Show’ writers remember former announcer Alan Kalter

David Letterman, former ‘Late Show’ writers remember former announcer Alan Kalter

Kalter in 2015 — James Devaney/GC Images(NOTE LANGUAGE) David Letterman and others paid tribute to Alan Kalter, the former Late Show announcer who died Monday at age 78.  “When our announcer of 15 years Bill Wendell retired, producer Robert Morton came to my office with an audio tape containing auditions for several announcers,” Letterman told the New York Daily News via email. “Alan’s was the first…Continue Reading

Chadwick Boseman scholarship unveiled at Howard University

Chadwick Boseman scholarship unveiled at Howard University

Marvel StudiosA month after renaming its fine arts college after Chadwick Boseman, Howard University on Monday announced the launch of a $5.4 million scholarship in the name of one of its most famous alumni. The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship, established with the support of Boseman’s wife, Simone Ledward-Boseman, and sponsorship from Netflix as the inaugural donor, kicks…Continue Reading

Massive Hollywood labor union moves closer to nationwide strike

Massive Hollywood labor union moves closer to nationwide strike

iStock/Josh SteichmannToday the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the showbiz union representing tens of thousands of behind-the-scenes workers, has voted to authorize a nationwide strike — the first time in IATSE’s 128-year history that members have done so. The vote was nearly unanimous: with 90% of the eligible union voters casting ballots, 98% voted…Continue Reading

“I’m going to be a ‘Rocket Man'”: Captain Kirk is going where few men have gone before

“I’m going to be a ‘Rocket Man'”: Captain Kirk is going where few men have gone before

ABC News/Stephen IervolinoSpace. The final frontier. Sure, it’s old hat for the starship Enterprise’s Captain James Tiberius Kirk, but it will be a whole new experience for his alter-ego, 90-year-old William Shatner.  The actor will be among the next group of passengers on Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard spacecraft from his Blue Origin company. The trip is slated for October…Continue Reading

Ben Affleck says playing Batman again in ‘The Flash’ movie “was really fun” after the “difficult” ‘Justice League’

Ben Affleck says playing Batman again in ‘The Flash’ movie “was really fun” after the “difficult” ‘Justice League’

20th Century Studios/Walt Disney StudiosBen Affleck has reason to smile lately, even if Batman rarely does.  Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that he’s dating Jennifer Lopez again. He’s also got The Last Duel coming out next week, which he co-wrote with his co-star and childhood friend Matt Damon.  But Ben tells Variety that he recently also had a happy new experience…Continue Reading

Director Destin Daniel Cretton following up ‘Shang-Chi’ with ‘American Born Chinese’ animated series for Disney+

Director Destin Daniel Cretton following up ‘Shang-Chi’ with ‘American Born Chinese’ animated series for Disney+

Disney+Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton is following up his hit Marvel Studios film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings with another comics-inspired project. However, the director is not staying within the pages of Marvel Comics for the new project, which is an animated Disney+ series featuring an adaptation of the graphic novel American Born Chinese. The “genre-hopping action-comedy” comic from Gene Luen Yang centers on Jin Wang, “an…Continue Reading

Tyrese and his girlfriend admit they faked breakup to promote her YouTube channel

Tyrese and his girlfriend admit they faked breakup to promote her YouTube channel

Tyrese Gibson in ‘F9’: UniversalWhen Tyrese and his girlfriend, Zelie Timothy, announced Wednesday on Instagram that they had broken up, some fans suspected a scam. They were right. The couple admitted they faked the split to promote her YouTube channel. The Fast & Furious star made the admission in a nine-minute Instagram video, with Timothy laughing behind him. “It was…Continue Reading

Jennifer Lawrence, Raven Symoné and others join nationwide Women’s March rallying for reproductive rights

Jennifer Lawrence, Raven Symoné and others join nationwide Women’s March rallying for reproductive rights

Amy Sussman/Getty ImagesJennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer, Raven Symoné, Alyssa Milano, Rachel Lindsay, Debbie Allen and others participated in the fifth annual Women’s March over the weekend, which took place from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles to support women’s reproductive rights. Many say those rights are threatened not only by the Conservative-leaning Supreme Court scheduled to rule on an anti-abortion case…Continue Reading

So fetch!  How did the cast of ‘Mean Girls’ celebrate October 3?

So fetch! How did the cast of ‘Mean Girls’ celebrate October 3?

CBS via Getty ImagesFans of the movie Mean Girls know October 3 is a very important day — the day when Aaron Samuels, played by Jonathan Bennett, asks Lindsay Lohan’s Cady Heron what day it is and she replies, “It’s October 3rd.” Nearly 20 years since Lohan uttered that now-famous line, fans of the 2004 comedy will wear pink…Continue Reading

Model Emily Ratajkowski claims Robin Thicke assaulted her on “Blurred Lines” set

Model Emily Ratajkowski claims Robin Thicke assaulted her on “Blurred Lines” set

Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty ImagesModel Emily Ratajkowski claims that Robin Thicke crossed the line when she starred in his 2013 music video, “Blurred Lines.” The Sunday Times obtained an advanced snippet of the Gone Girl actress’ memoir My Body, where she alleges that during the video shoot, Thicke approached her “from behind” and allegedly grabbed her chest. “Suddenly, out of…Continue Reading

‘Saturday Night Live’ honors Norm Macdonald during season 47 debut

‘Saturday Night Live’ honors Norm Macdonald during season 47 debut

Will Heath/NBCSaturday Night Live paid tribute to one of its own during its season 47 premiere. The sketch show honored Norm Macdonald during its “Weekend Update” segment, which the comedian used to host. Macdonald, 61, died September 14 after a private years-long battle with cancer. Colin Jost and Michael Che called the season 47 debut “a bittersweet night…Continue Reading

Venom 2 opens at number one with record COVID-era box office weekend

Venom 2 opens at number one with record COVID-era box office weekend

© 2021 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved.When it came to the box office, Venom: Let There Be Carnage certainly lived up to its name. Sony’s comic-book movie sequel — which was produced in association with Marvel Studios — was easily the biggest film of the weekend, debuting at number one with an impressive $90 million three-day total. …Continue Reading

Get a new look at Judge Judy’s new show

Get a new look at Judge Judy’s new show

Getty Images/Getty Images for Children’s Diabetes FoundationWhile her iconic Judge Judy headed into the television sunset in September after 25 years on the air, don’t expect Judge Judith Shiendlin, one of the wealthiest personalities on TV, to retire.  Instead, she’s pulling back the curtain on her latest venture, IMDb TV’s Judy Justice. The streaming show kicks off November 1, and will air new…Continue Reading

‘Sam Raimi’ on why he decided to direct ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel after “awful” fan reaction to ‘Spider-Man 3’

‘Sam Raimi’ on why he decided to direct ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel after “awful” fan reaction to ‘Spider-Man 3’

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for STARZDirector Sam Raimi arguably is a trailblazer of the modern superhero movie, thanks to his 2001 hit Spider-Man, and his Spider-Man 2, which is considered a rare sequel that’s superior to the original. But the third and final Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movie was panned by fans, particularly for how it treated Venom, and for that dance sequence. Raimi never returned to…Continue Reading

Vudu survey lists ‘A Quiet Place’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ as favorite horror movie and TV series

Vudu survey lists ‘A Quiet Place’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ as favorite horror movie and TV series

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ – Paramount PicturesWith Halloween creeping up, the streaming service Vudu polled more than 2,500 fans to see what their favorite scary movies and TV shows are — and the A Quiet Place films and The Twilight Zone series topped the lists. When it comes to movies, 1978’s Halloween took the second spot, followed by 2017’s It and 1984’s original A…Continue Reading

Ellen Pompeo recalls ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fight with Denzel Washington

Ellen Pompeo recalls ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fight with Denzel Washington

ABC/Mike RosenthalEllen Pompeo sat down with her former Grey’s Anatomy co-star Patrick Dempsey recently and discussed, among other things, a fight she had with Denzel Washington on the set of the show. The 51-year-old actress told Dempsey during a recent episode of her Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo podcast that she considered leaving the long-running ABC medical drama after Dempsey’s exit in 2015, but…Continue Reading

NeNe Leakes shares the final conversation she had with her late husband Gregg

NeNe Leakes shares the final conversation she had with her late husband Gregg

ABC/Paula LoboIt’s been a month since Gregg Leakes lost his battle with cancer. Ahead of the somber anniversary, NeNe Leakes opened up about what his final days were like. Speaking with People, the Real Housewives of Atlanta alum shared the last conversation the two had before he passed away from colon cancer on September 1. “The last five days before his…Continue Reading

In theaters now: ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’

In theaters now: ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’

© 2021 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved.After multiple pandemic delays, Venom: Let There Be Carnage is now in theaters. The sequel to the critically-panned but $856 million-plus-grossing 2018 movie Venom again stars Tom Hardy as journalist Eddie Brock, who shares a body with the shape-shifting, trash-talking alien symbiote, Venom. This time around, the Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man universe spin-off sees the unlikely…Continue Reading

Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled ‘Black Widow’ dispute

Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled ‘Black Widow’ dispute

Marvel StudiosScarlett Johansson’s Periwinkle Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company have settled their dispute  regarding the release of Black Widow. Johansson filed suit last month against Marvel Studios’ parent company, Disney, claiming that the studio’s decision to simultaneously release Black Widow on Disney+ and in theaters was a breach of her contract, which guaranteed Black Widow an exclusive theatrical window…Continue Reading

“He got what he deserves”: Aaron Sorkin on former co-producer Scott Rudin following bullying scandal

“He got what he deserves”: Aaron Sorkin on former co-producer Scott Rudin following bullying scandal

Rudin left, Sorkin right in 2011 — Mark Sullivan/WireImageIn a lengthy interview with Oscar-winning screenwriter and The Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin, Vanity Fair got him to speak for the first time about producer Scott Rudin, a once frequent collaborator whose career was torpedoed by accusations of bullying and even physical violence against his staff.  Those accusations from former employees were chronicled…Continue Reading

Tyrese and girlfriend Zelie Timothy break up

Tyrese and girlfriend Zelie Timothy break up

Rich Fury/WireImageTyrese Gibson has apparently broken up with his girlfriend, Zelie Timothy, six months after making their relationship public. The Fast & Furious star made the announcement Wednesday on Instagram. He posted a video of her naked, covered with soap suds in a bathtub to the music of Jhené Aiko’s “On My Way.” The singer/actor commented, “We had so much potential. We…Continue Reading

Hannah Waddingham reveals the prop she kept from ‘Game of Thrones’

Hannah Waddingham reveals the prop she kept from ‘Game of Thrones’

Macall B. Polay/courtesy of HBONewly-minted Ted Lasso Emmy winner Hannah Waddingham is looking back at her time on Game of Thrones, where she played the reviled character Septa Unella. Septa appeared in seasons five and six of GoT, but is best known for parading a naked Cersei Lannister, played by Lena Headey, through the streets of King’s Landing, while ringing a bell…Continue Reading

‘The Bodyguard’ remake will feature a “young Latina”

‘The Bodyguard’ remake will feature a “young Latina”

Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty ImagesWhen that recently announced remake of The Bodyguard hits theaters, a “young Latina” character will appear in the role Whitney Houston played in the 1991 original. “When Warner Bros. approached me about the idea, I quickly said I would but I wanted the protagonist to be Latina. They agreed to that,” Matthew López,…Continue Reading

Thank the Maker: George Lucas immortalized as a Stormtrooper in new Hasbro Black Series toy line

Thank the Maker: George Lucas immortalized as a Stormtrooper in new Hasbro Black Series toy line

HasbroTo commemorate the 50th anniversary of his founding of Lucasfilm, Hasbro has immortalized Star Wars creator George Lucas as part of its hyper-detailed Hasbro Black Series line of collectables.  The six-inch figure shows the legendary filmmaker “in disguise” in the iconic white armor of an Imperial Stormtrooper. His white hair and beard can be covered by a removable helmet, and he also…Continue Reading

The new ‘Addams Family’ movie hits the road for some spooky fun

The new ‘Addams Family’ movie hits the road for some spooky fun

Copyright © 2021 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All RightsThe Addams Family 2 opens on Friday, and this time, everyone’s favorite spooky family is taking it on the road. The sequel to the 2019 CGI-animated comedy finds the clan on a road trip while dealing with teenage angst and young love. It’s a time-honored tradition, and Nick Kroll, who voices Fester, has…Continue Reading

Tom Hardy the next James Bond? Here’s what he had to say

Tom Hardy the next James Bond? Here’s what he had to say

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagicIs Tom Hardy the next James Bond? As Daniel Craig’s reign as 007 comes to an end with the forthcoming No Time to Die, many have wondered who will be next to embody the secret agent. Among the names being tossed around for the role is Hardy’s, who didn’t have much to say when asked about it.  “I don’t…Continue Reading

Cheryl Burke recalls the “shame” she felt after contracting COVID-19

Cheryl Burke recalls the “shame” she felt after contracting COVID-19

ABC/Maarten de BoerDancing with the Stars pro dancer Cheryl Burke had to sit out Monday night’s episode because she contracted COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Speaking with E!’s Daily Pop, Burke opened up about how her diagnosis mentally affected her. “I had all types of feelings,” she expressed. “There was a lot of shame behind it for some reason, disappointed,…Continue Reading

UPDATE: Britney Spears’ father Jamie suspended as her conservator, hearing to decide on end of conservatorship set for November

UPDATE: Britney Spears’ father Jamie suspended as her conservator, hearing to decide on end of conservatorship set for November

Britney Spears is finally free…of her father. Judge Brenda Penny — whose main role at today’s hearing in L.A. was determining what is in Britney’s best interests — said that the “toxic environment” between Jamie Spears and his daughter required that he be suspended as her conservator, effective immediately.  “I believe suspension is in the…Continue Reading

Netflix head teases ‘Stranger Things’ spin-off, says ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Bird Box’ topped its viewership lists

Netflix head teases ‘Stranger Things’ spin-off, says ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Bird Box’ topped its viewership lists

NetflixWhile taking part in the Code Conference at the Beverly Hilton this week, Netflix chief Ted Sarandos shared some viewer numbers from the normally-secretive streaming service, and also teased a spin-off of one of its hit shows.  Netflix has traditionally been close to its vest with viewer numbers, which tally how many minutes someone watches a given…Continue Reading

Not participating in a standing ovation led Neil Patrick Harris to ice out Mayim Bialik

Not participating in a standing ovation led Neil Patrick Harris to ice out Mayim Bialik

Terence Patrick ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights ReservedIt seems that a disagreement over Rent put the friendship between Neil Patrick Harris and Miyam Bialik in jeopardy. On Tuesday night’s episode of The Late Late Show, the newly minted co-Jeopardy! host confessed that, unlike Tony winner James Corden, she really isn’t into musicals, and even having her pal NPH starring in Rent didn’t shake that.  “People expect that…Continue Reading

‘True Lies’ TV series finds its Helen in ‘She-Hulk’ and ‘Kenan’ star Ginger Gonzaga

‘True Lies’ TV series finds its Helen in ‘She-Hulk’ and ‘Kenan’ star Ginger Gonzaga

Michael Tullberg/FilmMagic — Amanda Edwards/WireImageThe CBS adaptation of the 1994 James Cameron hit True Lies now has its main couple. Variety reports that actress Ginger Gonzaga, who will be seen in the Marvel Studios Disney+ show She-Hulk and currently appears on NBC’s Kenan, will be playing Helen, which was Jamie Lee Curtis’ role in the movie. As in the movie, Helen is fed up with her…Continue Reading

50 Cent launches entrepreneur program for Houston high school students

50 Cent launches entrepreneur program for Houston high school students

Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesCurtis “50 Cent” Jackson has created an entertainment empire with his G-Unit music label, and several TV series, including the Power franchise and his latest production, BMF. Now he’s mentoring future entrepreneurs with a new business program for teenage students in Texas. On Monday, he inducted 75 students from three Houston high schools into the G-Unity Business Lab, which…Continue Reading

Watch teaser for Dave Chappelle’s stand-up special ‘The Closer’; Toni Braxton returns to Lifetime with film series

Watch teaser for Dave Chappelle’s stand-up special ‘The Closer’; Toni Braxton returns to Lifetime with film series

Lester CohenDave Chappelle is headed back to Netflix with The Closer, a brand-new stand-up comedy special that will premiere on October 5. Netflix released a teaser on Wednesday which shows Chappelle on stage telling an audience that “Comedians have a responsibility to speak recklessly.” Billed as “the sixth chapter,” the special serves as a potential…Continue Reading

Bard, James Bond: Daniel Craig following ‘No Time to Die’ with ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway opposite ‘Preacher”s Ruth Negga

Bard, James Bond: Daniel Craig following ‘No Time to Die’ with ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway opposite ‘Preacher”s Ruth Negga

Mike Coppola/FilmMagic — Daniel Zuchnik/WireImageDaniel Craig’s latest and last James Bond adventure, No Time to Die, hits theaters October 8, but it’s just been announced that shortly thereafter, he’ll be tackling The Bard on Broadway in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Craig will be playing the title role opposite Preacher’s Ruth Negga as his Machiavellian Lady at the historic Lyceum Theatre in New York City…Continue Reading

Tyra Banks reveals how her viral ‘Dancing with the Stars’ gown honors her supermodel roots

Tyra Banks reveals how her viral ‘Dancing with the Stars’ gown honors her supermodel roots

ABC/Laretta HoustonTyra Banks has gone viral, thanks to the outfit she changed into halfway through Monday night’s Dancing with the Stars. The supermodel changed into a larger-than-life crimson gown that was accentuated by oversized fan-shaped sleeves. While the internet was intrigued by the look, some compared the dress to the frilled dilophosaurus dinosaur that killed Wayne Knight’s character, Dennis Nedry, in Jurassic Park.…Continue Reading

Cynthia Erivo shares the message behind her first children’s book ‘Remember to Dream, Ebere’

Cynthia Erivo shares the message behind her first children’s book ‘Remember to Dream, Ebere’

Photo: Terrell Mullin Cynthia Erivo says there is an important message behind her debut children’s book Remember to Dream, Ebere. “It is a story that is trying to teach young children to dream in detail,” Ervio tells ABC Audio of her inspirational picture book which follows a mother encouraging her daughter to dream big. That message of hope and possibility is one…Continue Reading

‘Jackass’ star Bam Margera taken to rehab by police

‘Jackass’ star Bam Margera taken to rehab by police

Margera in 2013 – Jamie McCarthy/Getty ImagesFlorida police took Bam Margera to a rehab facility after the Jackass star was found “acting out of control” at a Tampa Bay-area hotel on Sunday, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office tells The New York Post. Police responded to a report of an “emotionally disturbed person” at the Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete…Continue Reading

Jennifer Aniston hints she’s ready to give love another shot

Jennifer Aniston hints she’s ready to give love another shot

ABCJennifer Aniston says she’s ready to fall in love again following her divorce from Justin Theroux. Speaking on SiriusXM’s Lunch with Bruce, the Friends alum said she thinks “it’s time” she settles down with someone new. At the moment, she admits, “No one of importance has hit my radar yet,” but that doesn’t mean she isn’t looking. “I think it’s time,” Aniston continued. “I…Continue Reading

Wendy Williams confirms season 13 of show amid ongoing health issues

Wendy Williams confirms season 13 of show amid ongoing health issues

Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds New YorkWendy Williams is returning to television screens and she just has one question: How you doing? In a social media announcement on Tuesday, it was revealed that the new season of The Wendy Williams Show will begin Monday, October 4. The promotional clip, which was posted to the talk show’s Instagram account, promises “all new Hot…Continue Reading

Jesse Palmer will host ‘The Bachelor’ season 26

Jesse Palmer will host ‘The Bachelor’ season 26

ABC/Byron CohenABC has tapped former Bachelor Jesse Palmer to host the show’s upcoming 26th season, the network announced on Tuesday. The 42-year-old former football pro starred on The Bachelor’s fifth season. His final rose went to Jessica Bowlin, but the couple split shortly after the show aired in 2004. “For more than 20 years, The Bachelor has brought the world dozens of…Continue Reading

Drew Barrymore raves about her ex-husband’s new wife: “I absolutely worship the ground she walks on”

Drew Barrymore raves about her ex-husband’s new wife: “I absolutely worship the ground she walks on”

Barrymore and Kopelman in 2014 – Barry King/FilmMagicDrew Barrymore is very happy for her ex-husband, Will Kopelman. That’s because his new wife, Alexandra Michler, has the actress’ seal of approval. Speaking on the latest episode of the Armchair Expert podcast, the Charlie’s Angels star made it clear she loves her ex’s new bride. Michler, who works for Vogue as its director of fashion initiatives, wed Kopelman…Continue Reading

‘Archer’ renewed for season 13

‘Archer’ renewed for season 13

FXXWith the 12 season of the spy spoof currently underway on FXX, the network has announced that it is renewing its animated hit Archer for a 13th season.  Nick Grad, President, Original Programming, FX said in a release that the eight-episode new season will be available in 2022 and, like the current season, will premiere on FXX…Continue Reading

‘No Time To Die’ gets royal reception at Royal Albert Hall premiere

‘No Time To Die’ gets royal reception at Royal Albert Hall premiere

Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Universal PicturesBritish royalty mixed with Hollywood royalty Tuesday night in London on the red carpet of the world premiere of the latest James Bond movie, No Time to Die. Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, joined William’s father, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, for a night…Continue Reading

“The world has changed. He hasn’t” – ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ teaser reveals premiere date for Season 11

“The world has changed. He hasn’t” – ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ teaser reveals premiere date for Season 11

HBOIn a clever teaser, HBO has revealed that Curb Your Enthusiasm is returning for its 11th season on Oct. 24. The snippet starts with what looks like the earth from space, as the opening of Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra” — commonly known as the 2001: A Space Odyssey theme — begins. “The world has changed…” a title card reads. However, as the…Continue Reading

Following jail sentence in college cheating scandal, Lori Loughlin returning to TV’s ‘When Hope Calls’

Following jail sentence in college cheating scandal, Lori Loughlin returning to TV’s ‘When Hope Calls’

Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesAfter serving time over her involvement in the Varsity Blues college cheating scandal, ABC Audio has confirmed Lori Loughlin is returning to TV, on the series When Hope Calls.  The show is a spin-off of the Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart, on which Loughlin starred for six seasons before being abruptly written…Continue Reading

Marty McFly’s Hoverboard, Tom Hanks’ ‘Castaway’ buddy Wilson, Buddy’s ‘Elf’ costume and more coming up for auction

Marty McFly’s Hoverboard, Tom Hanks’ ‘Castaway’ buddy Wilson, Buddy’s ‘Elf’ costume and more coming up for auction

PropStoreIf you have a bunch of money burning a hole in your pocket, or if you’d just like to take a gander at some amazing Hollywood props, check out auction house PropStore’s collection hitting the block on Tuesday, November 9th. Up for grabs will be one-of-a-kind items from movie history, like the Hoverboard Michael J. Fox rode in 1989’s Back to…Continue Reading

Cameron Diaz reveals she knew Benji Madden was “special” when they first met

Cameron Diaz reveals she knew Benji Madden was “special” when they first met

BG008/Bauer-Griffin/GC ImagesIn a rare new interview, Cameron Diaz opened up about her love of husband Benji Madden and whether or not she confuses him with his twin brother, Joel Madden. “They’re not the same, they’re so different,” the 49-year-old actress laughed when appearing on the Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast on Monday. “Even though they’re twins, they’re very, very different obviously.” Diaz then revealed…Continue Reading

Gwyneth Paltrow posts birthday suit pic for her 49th

Gwyneth Paltrow posts birthday suit pic for her 49th

ABCOscar winning actress and entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow continued her annual tradition of stripping down to her birthday suit to celebrate her 49th birthday.  On Instagram Monday evening, Paltrow posed nude in an outdoor tub, her legs draped over the side, shielding her modesty with her pose and her hands.  This year, the Goop maven chose a simple eclipse emoji to caption…Continue Reading

Pat Sajak hints at how much longer he’ll host ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Pat Sajak hints at how much longer he’ll host ‘Wheel of Fortune’

ABC/Eric McCandlessPat Sajak and Vanna White recently kicked off their 39th season as host and hostess of ABC’s Wheel of Fortune and are locked in through the 2023-2024 season — but Sajak recently hinted when he might be ready to call it quits. “We’re certainly closer to the end than the beginning,” Sajak, 74, teases Entertainment Tonight. “I’d like to leave before…Continue Reading

‘Bachelorette’ season 18 cast revealed! Meet Michelle Young’s suitors

‘Bachelorette’ season 18 cast revealed! Meet Michelle Young’s suitors

ABC/Sami DrasinThe group of 30 men who will compete for Michelle Young’s heart on The Bachelorette season 18 has been revealed. Young, a 28-year-old fifth grade teacher and former Division I college basketball player from Edina, Minnesota, will meet a group that includes a professional football player, two firefighters, a mathematician, two personal trainers and someone who describes…Continue Reading

Report: Lena Dunham marries musician Luis Felber

Report: Lena Dunham marries musician Luis Felber

John Phillips/Getty ImagesGirls creator and star Lena Dunham reportedly tied the knot in a secret London wedding to musician Luis Felber over the weekend. According to the New York Post’s Page Six, the intimate nuptials were held in the Soho section of London’s West End under strict COVID-19 protocols due to Dunham’s various health issues.…Continue Reading

Report: Lena Dunham marries, Taylor Swift was guest of honor

Report: Lena Dunham marries, Taylor Swift was guest of honor

John Phillips/Getty ImagesGirls creator and star Lena Dunham’s secret London wedding to musician Luis Felber was an intimate affair, where sources tell the New York Post that Taylor Swift was the guest of honor. Swift didn’t perform at the ceremony, held in the Soho section of London’s West End under strict COVID-19 protocols and also due to Dunham’s various health issues, but she did…Continue Reading

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: Martin Kove knocked out of the competition

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: Martin Kove knocked out of the competition

ABC/Eric McCandlessWith the first elimination of the Dancing with the Stars season looming heavy over the ballroom, the pressure was palpable on the dance floor.  However, the journey came to a screeching halt for Cobra Kai star Martin Kove, who failed to impress the judges during his ballroom debut. Kove reacted to his elimination by telling host Tyra Banks he was “beyond belief”…Continue Reading

Watch trailer to Will Smith’s ‘Welcome to Earth’; David E. Talbert to develop musical series ‘Madelyn Square Gardens’; and more

Watch trailer to Will Smith’s ‘Welcome to Earth’; David E. Talbert to develop musical series ‘Madelyn Square Gardens’; and more

National Geographic for Disney+/Kyle ChristyWill Smith is going on an adventure of a lifetime in the new National Geographic series Welcome to Earth. As seen in the first trailer for the upcoming six-part docuseries, Welcome to Earth follows Smith as he travels around the world and explores Earth’s greatest wonders. The actor shared the stunning…Continue Reading

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