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“Empire” star Jussie Smollett is now a suspect in his own attack

ABC (CHICAGO) -- Empire star Jussie Smollett, who claimed he was assaulted on January 29 by two men who used racial and homophobic slurs, is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by Chicago police.According to
  ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ costume designer Ruth E. Carter says her Oscar-nominated work is “for the culture”

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter had a specific goal in mind when she worked to create the extraordinarily detailed Afro-futuristic costumes featured in Black Panther.The veteran costume designer, who was previously Oscar-nominated for 1992's Malcolm   ... Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow countersues, says she’s the “victim” in skiing accident suit

ABC(UTAH) -- Gwyneth Paltrow isn't taking a lawsuit from a guy who claims she injured him on a ski slope lying down. According to the court filing, Utah man Terry Sanderson is suing the actress and the Deer Valley ski resort for $3.1   ... Read More

Barbra Streisand, Serena Williams and Trevor Noah among latest-announced Oscar presenters

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar winner Barbra Streisand, Daily Show host Trevor Noah, tennis legend Serena Williams, and Civil Rights icon Congressman John Lewis have just been added to the latest batch of celebrity presenters at the 91st Oscars telecast.    ... Read More

‘American Idol’ goes to the Oscars with special lead-in show and performance

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) -- ABC isn't missing out on the chance to remind people that the new season of American Idol is right around the corner.At 4 p.m. ET, before the network starts its Academy Awards coverage this   ... Read More

Jussie Smollett was previously charged with providing false information to police in 2007

ABC(CHICAGO) -- A previously unreported misdemeanor complaint about Empire actor Jussie Smollett surfaced on Tuesday, related to an arrest for driving under the influence 12 years ago.

According to the complaint, Smollett -- who claims he was the victim of a
  ... Read More

Helen Mirren, Michael B. Jordan, Tyler Perry among stars added to Oscars telecast

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- Helen Mirren, Michael B. Jordan and Tyler Perry are among the latest stars announced as presenters at the 91st Oscars telecast.They'll be joined by Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, John Mulaney, Brian Tyree Henry, Pharrell Williams, Krysten   ... Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow ready to say goodbye to the Marvel Cinematic Universe…Maybe

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) -- Virginia "Pepper" Potts will bid farewell to the Marvel Cinematic Universe following this spring's Avengers: Endgame, Gwyneth Paltrow tells Variety. However, Paltrow -- who's played the personal assistant turned fiancée of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark/Iron Man for   ... Read More

Wanna attend the ‘Game of Thrones’ final season premiere? Get ready to bleed for it

Kit Harington as Jon Snow; Courtesy HBO(NEW YORK ) -- The show that brought you the bloody Red Wedding is now offering you the chance to attend its premiere...if you open a vein.Game of Thrones is teaming with   ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler making movie about real-life Black Panther member

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) -- Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is ready to make a film about a real-life Black Panther.
Deadline has learned that Coogler is producting Jesus Was My Homeboy, a film about legendary Black Panther member
  ... Read More

Cardi B vents about Jussie Smollet’s allegedly staged attack: “Why would you do that?”

ABC/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- As the Internet continues to question the legitimacy of Jussie Smollett's alleged attack plot in light of new evidence, plain-spoken rapper Cardi B has taken to Instagram Live to flame him.The latest reports now claim   ... Read More

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ getting feature-packed home video release

Sony Pictures Animation © 2018 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. (LOS ANGELES) -- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is pulling out all the stops for its Oscar-nominated animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film will be released on digital   ... Read More

Director Robert Rodriguez says thanks to producer James Cameron, going big for Alita felt small

(L-R) "Alita" star Rosa Salazar, director Robert Rodriguez/Courtesy 20th Century Fox(NEW YORK) -- Director Robert Rodriguez got his start literally bleeding for his art, undergoing medical tests to raise the $6,000 to make his debut film, the action movie   ... Read More

Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) -- Karl Lagerfeld has died. Considered by many to be the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries -- at the same time a self-described "caricature" and the   ... Read More

It’s a wrap! Principal photography ends on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

ABC/Randy Holmes(LONDON) -- J.J. Abrams hit up Twitter on Friday to announce the completion of principal photography on Star Wars IX.The film is said to be the final installment of the Skywalker family saga, which launched in   ... Read More

‘The Walking Dead’ recap: “Omega”

AMC/Gene Page(NEW YORK) -- (SPOILERS AHEAD) Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead kicked off with a flashback to 23 days since the walker outbreak began. A father, mother, and their little girl are hunkered down in a basement with   ... Read More

Source: Brothers implicated in Jussie Smollett plot tell police the ‘Empire’ actor was upset that threatening letter didn’t get enough attention

ABC(CHICAGO) -- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett claim they helped him concoct the assault after he became upset that a now-suspicious letter threatening him, sent to Empire's   ... Read More

‘The Bachelor’ recap: As rumors fly about two of the women, Colton follows his heart

ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) -- On Monday’s episode of The Bachelor, Colton Underwood hoped to gain some clarity after rumors involving two of the women had him conflicted over what to believe.The first one-on-one date featured Colton showing Tayshia   ... Read More

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ tops worst President’s Day movie weekend in 15 years

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- There was good new and bad news for James Cameron's sci-fi adventure film, Alita: Battle Angel, which topped what will go down as the worst three-day President's Day box office weekend since   ... Read More

Bette Midler to perform nominated “Mary Poppins Returns” song at Oscars

Steve Granitz/WireImage(HOLLYWOOD) -- The "special surprise guest" who will be performing the nominated song from Mary Poppins Returns at the Academy Awards is none other than Bette Midler.The entertainment legend tweeted the news on Saturday, writing, "So, (drum
  ... Read More

The truth is out there: David Duchovny takes his music overseas

Photo: Sean Mcglynn(NEW YORK) -- X-Files actor, director, and author David Duchovny recently released his second album, Every Third Thought, and is currently on tour overseas in support of it.After dates in the States, he and his   ... Read More

What’s the sitch? Kim Possible returns in live-action Disney Channel movie tonight

(L-R) Sadie Stanley, Sean Giambrone -- Disney Channel/Jeff Weddell (LOS ANGELES) -- Call me, beep me, if ya wanna reach me: Kim Possible is back!The beloved Disney animated series is getting the live action treatment with a brand new   ... Read More

The future is now: filmmakers made the world of ‘Alita’ real

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- The new sci-fi movie Alita: Battle Angel takes place in the year 2563 -- indeed, the opening shot cheekily transforms the familiar 20th Century Fox logo into 26th Century Fox -- but director   ... Read More

Regina King says she channeled her grandmother for her Oscar-nominated ‘Beale Street’ performance

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of the 91st annual Academy Awards, Regina King is talking about her Oscar-nominated performance in Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk.
While preparing for the critically-acclaimed role, King tells ABC Radio she
  ... Read More

‘Frozen 2’ is the most-watched animated trailer of all time

Disney(LOS ANGELES) -- When it comes to their excitement over the Disney's upcoming Frozen 2, fans just can't seem to "Let It Go."The teaser for the sequel to Disney's 2013 blockbuster attracted 116.4 million views in its
  ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein’s new lawyers considering postponement of rape trial

ABC Radio(NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein's new legal team will reportedly seek a delay in the start date for his upcoming rape trial, according to Deadline.A month after taking over as Weinstein's attorneys Ronald Sullivan, Duncan Levin, Pam Mackey and Jose Baez -- ex-lawyer   ... Read More

Chicago police refute reports that Jussie Smollett staged his attack

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(CHICAGO) -- Thursday was a big day for developments in the Jussie Smollett attack investigation, including a denial by police in Chicago of media reports that they believed the Empire star staged the whole thing.“Media reports about the   ... Read More

Oscar winner Mo’Nique, Steve Harvey clash over “blackball” claims

Photo by: Aaron Poole/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- It was a heated discussion between Steve Harvey and Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique. On Wednesday's Steve, Harvey addressed Mo'Nique's claims of being blackballed in Hollywood.In 2009,   ... Read More

Gabrielle Union recalls the time she almost drowned — but was saved by Regina King

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(LOS ANGELES) -- It's good to have friends like Regina King. In a Vanity Fair profile of the If Beale Street Could Talk actress, King's friend and fellow actress Gabrielle Union recalled the time King literally saved her   ... Read More

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Rebel Wilson’s “anti-romantic comedy” ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Rebel Wilson is proud to take on a new role in Hollywood with her film Isn't It Romantic.

The Australian actress and writer, best known for her parts in Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids,   ... Read More

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“Empire” star Jussie Smollett is now a suspect in his own attack

ABC (CHICAGO) -- Empire star Jussie Smollett, who claimed he was assaulted on January 29 by two men who used racial and homophobic slurs, is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by Chicago police.According to
  ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ costume designer Ruth E. Carter says her Oscar-nominated work is “for the culture”

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter had a specific goal in mind when she worked to create the extraordinarily detailed Afro-futuristic costumes featured in Black Panther.The veteran costume designer, who was previously Oscar-nominated for 1992's Malcolm   ... Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow countersues, says she’s the “victim” in skiing accident suit

ABC(UTAH) -- Gwyneth Paltrow isn't taking a lawsuit from a guy who claims she injured him on a ski slope lying down. According to the court filing, Utah man Terry Sanderson is suing the actress and the Deer Valley ski resort for $3.1   ... Read More

Barbra Streisand, Serena Williams and Trevor Noah among latest-announced Oscar presenters

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar winner Barbra Streisand, Daily Show host Trevor Noah, tennis legend Serena Williams, and Civil Rights icon Congressman John Lewis have just been added to the latest batch of celebrity presenters at the 91st Oscars telecast.    ... Read More

‘American Idol’ goes to the Oscars with special lead-in show and performance

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) -- ABC isn't missing out on the chance to remind people that the new season of American Idol is right around the corner.At 4 p.m. ET, before the network starts its Academy Awards coverage this   ... Read More

Jussie Smollett was previously charged with providing false information to police in 2007

ABC(CHICAGO) -- A previously unreported misdemeanor complaint about Empire actor Jussie Smollett surfaced on Tuesday, related to an arrest for driving under the influence 12 years ago.

According to the complaint, Smollett -- who claims he was the victim of a
  ... Read More

Helen Mirren, Michael B. Jordan, Tyler Perry among stars added to Oscars telecast

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- Helen Mirren, Michael B. Jordan and Tyler Perry are among the latest stars announced as presenters at the 91st Oscars telecast.They'll be joined by Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, John Mulaney, Brian Tyree Henry, Pharrell Williams, Krysten   ... Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow ready to say goodbye to the Marvel Cinematic Universe…Maybe

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) -- Virginia "Pepper" Potts will bid farewell to the Marvel Cinematic Universe following this spring's Avengers: Endgame, Gwyneth Paltrow tells Variety. However, Paltrow -- who's played the personal assistant turned fiancée of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark/Iron Man for   ... Read More

Wanna attend the ‘Game of Thrones’ final season premiere? Get ready to bleed for it

Kit Harington as Jon Snow; Courtesy HBO(NEW YORK ) -- The show that brought you the bloody Red Wedding is now offering you the chance to attend its premiere...if you open a vein.Game of Thrones is teaming with   ... Read More

‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler making movie about real-life Black Panther member

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) -- Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is ready to make a film about a real-life Black Panther.
Deadline has learned that Coogler is producting Jesus Was My Homeboy, a film about legendary Black Panther member
  ... Read More

Cardi B vents about Jussie Smollet’s allegedly staged attack: “Why would you do that?”

ABC/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- As the Internet continues to question the legitimacy of Jussie Smollett's alleged attack plot in light of new evidence, plain-spoken rapper Cardi B has taken to Instagram Live to flame him.The latest reports now claim   ... Read More

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ getting feature-packed home video release

Sony Pictures Animation © 2018 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. (LOS ANGELES) -- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is pulling out all the stops for its Oscar-nominated animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film will be released on digital   ... Read More

Director Robert Rodriguez says thanks to producer James Cameron, going big for Alita felt small

(L-R) "Alita" star Rosa Salazar, director Robert Rodriguez/Courtesy 20th Century Fox(NEW YORK) -- Director Robert Rodriguez got his start literally bleeding for his art, undergoing medical tests to raise the $6,000 to make his debut film, the action movie   ... Read More

Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) -- Karl Lagerfeld has died. Considered by many to be the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries -- at the same time a self-described "caricature" and the   ... Read More

It’s a wrap! Principal photography ends on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

ABC/Randy Holmes(LONDON) -- J.J. Abrams hit up Twitter on Friday to announce the completion of principal photography on Star Wars IX.The film is said to be the final installment of the Skywalker family saga, which launched in   ... Read More

‘The Walking Dead’ recap: “Omega”

AMC/Gene Page(NEW YORK) -- (SPOILERS AHEAD) Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead kicked off with a flashback to 23 days since the walker outbreak began. A father, mother, and their little girl are hunkered down in a basement with   ... Read More

Source: Brothers implicated in Jussie Smollett plot tell police the ‘Empire’ actor was upset that threatening letter didn’t get enough attention

ABC(CHICAGO) -- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett claim they helped him concoct the assault after he became upset that a now-suspicious letter threatening him, sent to Empire's   ... Read More

‘The Bachelor’ recap: As rumors fly about two of the women, Colton follows his heart

ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) -- On Monday’s episode of The Bachelor, Colton Underwood hoped to gain some clarity after rumors involving two of the women had him conflicted over what to believe.The first one-on-one date featured Colton showing Tayshia   ... Read More

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ tops worst President’s Day movie weekend in 15 years

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- There was good new and bad news for James Cameron's sci-fi adventure film, Alita: Battle Angel, which topped what will go down as the worst three-day President's Day box office weekend since   ... Read More

Bette Midler to perform nominated “Mary Poppins Returns” song at Oscars

Steve Granitz/WireImage(HOLLYWOOD) -- The "special surprise guest" who will be performing the nominated song from Mary Poppins Returns at the Academy Awards is none other than Bette Midler.The entertainment legend tweeted the news on Saturday, writing, "So, (drum
  ... Read More

The truth is out there: David Duchovny takes his music overseas

Photo: Sean Mcglynn(NEW YORK) -- X-Files actor, director, and author David Duchovny recently released his second album, Every Third Thought, and is currently on tour overseas in support of it.After dates in the States, he and his   ... Read More

What’s the sitch? Kim Possible returns in live-action Disney Channel movie tonight

(L-R) Sadie Stanley, Sean Giambrone -- Disney Channel/Jeff Weddell (LOS ANGELES) -- Call me, beep me, if ya wanna reach me: Kim Possible is back!The beloved Disney animated series is getting the live action treatment with a brand new   ... Read More

The future is now: filmmakers made the world of ‘Alita’ real

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- The new sci-fi movie Alita: Battle Angel takes place in the year 2563 -- indeed, the opening shot cheekily transforms the familiar 20th Century Fox logo into 26th Century Fox -- but director   ... Read More

Regina King says she channeled her grandmother for her Oscar-nominated ‘Beale Street’ performance

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of the 91st annual Academy Awards, Regina King is talking about her Oscar-nominated performance in Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk.
While preparing for the critically-acclaimed role, King tells ABC Radio she
  ... Read More

‘Frozen 2’ is the most-watched animated trailer of all time

Disney(LOS ANGELES) -- When it comes to their excitement over the Disney's upcoming Frozen 2, fans just can't seem to "Let It Go."The teaser for the sequel to Disney's 2013 blockbuster attracted 116.4 million views in its
  ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein’s new lawyers considering postponement of rape trial

ABC Radio(NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein's new legal team will reportedly seek a delay in the start date for his upcoming rape trial, according to Deadline.A month after taking over as Weinstein's attorneys Ronald Sullivan, Duncan Levin, Pam Mackey and Jose Baez -- ex-lawyer   ... Read More

Chicago police refute reports that Jussie Smollett staged his attack

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(CHICAGO) -- Thursday was a big day for developments in the Jussie Smollett attack investigation, including a denial by police in Chicago of media reports that they believed the Empire star staged the whole thing.“Media reports about the   ... Read More

Oscar winner Mo’Nique, Steve Harvey clash over “blackball” claims

Photo by: Aaron Poole/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- It was a heated discussion between Steve Harvey and Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique. On Wednesday's Steve, Harvey addressed Mo'Nique's claims of being blackballed in Hollywood.In 2009,   ... Read More

Gabrielle Union recalls the time she almost drowned — but was saved by Regina King

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(LOS ANGELES) -- It's good to have friends like Regina King. In a Vanity Fair profile of the If Beale Street Could Talk actress, King's friend and fellow actress Gabrielle Union recalled the time King literally saved her   ... Read More

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Rebel Wilson’s “anti-romantic comedy” ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Rebel Wilson is proud to take on a new role in Hollywood with her film Isn't It Romantic.

The Australian actress and writer, best known for her parts in Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids,   ... Read More

Main News Page


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