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Felicity Huffman Lands First Acting Role Since College Admissions Scandal

Felicity Huffman Lands First Acting Role Since College Admissions Scandal

Felicity Huffman has booked her first TV role since completing her federal prison sentence for her role in the nationwide college admissions scandal.  The 57-year-old actress is set to star in a half-hour ABC comedy alongside The Peanut Butter Falcon’s Zack Gottsagen, playing the owner of a minor league baseball team, a character inspired by […]

Kelly Clarkson Awarded Primary Custody of Her Children in Divorce From Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson Awarded Primary Custody of Her Children in Divorce From Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson has been granted primary custody of her two children, 6-year-old River Rose and 4-year-old Remington Alexander, amid her divorce from her husband, Brandon Blackstock. Clarkson and Blackstock will continue to share physical and legal custody of their kids, but Clarkson now has primary physical custody. Blackstock will video chat with River and Remington […]

David Prowse, Original Darth Vader in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 85

David Prowse, Original Darth Vader in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 85

David Prowse, the actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy has died. He was 85.  In a statement to BBC, Prowse’s agent, Thomas Bowington, said he died after a short illness. “Though famous for playing many monsters — for myself, and all who knew Dave and worked with him, he was a […]

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Donate $500,000 To Canadian Charities

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Donate $500,000 To Canadian Charities

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are donating $250,000 to Covenant House Vancouver and $250,000 to Covenant House Toronto to help the organization support at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth across Canada.  According to its website, The Covenant House has “helped transform and save the lives” of more than 1 million runaway, trafficked and homeless young people. […]

Alicia Vikander to Star And Produce ‘Dial M for Murder’ TV Series

Alicia Vikander to Star And Produce ‘Dial M for Murder’ TV Series

Alicia Vikander is set to star in and executive produce the upcoming TV adaptation of Dial M For Murder. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the show is ‘Designed as an anthology series that will reset each season, the new take reimagines Frederick Knott’s 1952 play and its subsequent 1954 feature film by Alfred Hitchcock.” Adding another […]

‘Jeopardy!’ Shares Alex Trebek’s Posthumous Thanksgiving Message

‘Jeopardy!’ Shares Alex Trebek’s Posthumous Thanksgiving Message

The late Alex Trebek pre-recorded a special Thanksgiving message while filming an episode of Jeopardy! The official Jeopardy! Twitter account shared the pre-recorded video on Thursday, stating that his message was “high on our list of things to be thankful for.”  In his message, Trebek reminded everyone that there are “reasons to be thankful” despite having […]

‘Jeopardy!’ Announces Ken Jennings As Its First Interim Host After The Death Of Alex Trebek

‘Jeopardy!’ Announces Ken Jennings As Its First Interim Host After The Death Of Alex Trebek

Following the death of longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek earlier this month, the game show has now announced it will resume production with a new interim host in the meantime. “Jeopardy!” announced that Ken Jennings, who holds the all-time records for most consecutive games won at 74, will be the first interim guest host for […]

2021 Grammy Award Nominations: See The Full List Of Nominees

2021 Grammy Award Nominations: See The Full List Of Nominees

The 2021 Grammy nominations were announced on Wednesday, with Beyoncé leading all artists with nine total. “Black Parade” earned nominations for record of the year, song of the year, best r&b performance and best r&b song categories. Her duet with Megan Thee Stallion, “Savage,” is also up for record of the year, best rap performance […]

Filming To Begin On ‘Black Panther 2’ To Begin in July 2021

Filming To Begin On ‘Black Panther 2’ To Begin in July 2021

The sequel to the Marvel film Black Panther will begin filming in Atlanta next July. The sequel was temporarily put on hold after the death of Chadwick Boseman, who played the titular superhero. According to The Hollywood Reporter, initially the plan was to start production in March 2021. Actor Tenoch Huerta is in talks to play one […]

Mary J. Blige and 50 Cent Teaming Up To Produce ABC Comedy ‘Family Affair’

Mary J. Blige and 50 Cent Teaming Up To Produce ABC Comedy ‘Family Affair’

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Mary J. Blige are teaming to produce a comedy for ABC. The two artists also collaborate on Starz’s Power Book II: Ghost and will be the team behind Family Affair, about a musician who’s suddenly put into a parental role. The network has committed to a pilot for the single-camera […]