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Surviving ‘Taxi’ stars plan 45th reunion on ‘The View’

Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Ban via Getty ImagesTony Danza, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Judd Hirsch, Marilu Henner and Carol Kane will be getting back together at the Sunshine Cab Company, as part of a 45th anniversary to the beloved, Emmy-winning sitcom Taxi, courtesy of ABC's The View. Danza tells People the event will be seen on December 11's installment of the daytime chat show. Whoopi Goldberg first spilled the tea that something was in the works on The View's companion ABC Audio podcast Beyond the Table. She explained Hirsch called her personally to try to set up the gathering. "He called, he said, 'Listen, we are all gonna be in town. It's the 45th anniversary, and we're all in town because   ... Read More

New trailer to ‘The Crown”s final season teases the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death

NetflixOn Friday, Netflix released the trailer to the second half of the sixth and final season of The Crown. The final episodes see Ed McVey and Luther Ford as Princes William and Harry, respectively, mourning the death of their mother Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki). A spitting image of the prince, McVey's William returns to Eton University "amidst an increase in attention from young female fans touched by his plight," the streamer teases. "The struggle to re-adjust leads to tensions with his family, as they try to support another young heir to find his way in the system and the world." In the clip, Camilla Parker Bowles (Olivia Williams) tells Dominic West's Prince Charles of his mourning sons, "The boys need   ... Read More

Felicity Huffman reflects on her guilt from college admission scandal, applauds women’s rehab organization

© 2011 Dorann Weber/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Actress Felicity Huffman broke her silence on the college admissions scandal that gripped the nation four years ago, discussing serving 11 days in jail for paying to help get her daughter into college. In an exclusive interview with Los Angeles ABC station KABC, Huffman said she owes an apology to the academic community and students and families that sacrifice and work hard to get into college. "It was sort of like my daughter's future, which meant I had to break the law," Huffman told KABC. "I know hindsight is 20/20 but it felt like I would be a bad mother if I didn't do it. So, I did it." Huffman explained -- for   ... Read More

“I had to break the law”: Felicity Huffman opens up about “Varsity Blues” college cheating scandal

KABC-TVActress Felicity Huffman broke her silence on the college admissions scandal that gripped the nation four years ago, discussing serving 11 days in jail for paying to help get her daughter Sophia into college. In an exclusive interview with Los Angeles ABC station KABC, Huffman said she owes an apology to the academic community and students and families that sacrifice and work hard to get into college. "It was sort of like my daughter's future, which meant I had to break the law," Huffman told KABC. "I know hindsight is 20/20 but it felt like I would be a bad mother if I didn't do it. So, I did it." Huffman explained why she paid a $15,000 bribe for a   ... Read More

‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ arrests record audience for Paramount+

Lauren Smith/Paramount+Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan has another hit on his hands. Lawmen: Bass Reeves, the anthology show from the guy behind Yellowstone and its prequels, as well as Mayor of Kingstown and Tulsa King, has become Paramount+'s most-watched season premiere. The company trumpeted that the first two episodes of the show, starring executive producer and Emmy Award nominee David Oyelowo as the man with the badge, arrested 7.5 million viewers across the world in its first seven days. The series debuted on November 5. The audience was on both the platform and CBS, which ran the first two episodes on November 12, following an episode of Yellowstone. Earlier this year, another Sheridan show, Special Ops: Lioness, starring Zoe Saldaña and   ... Read More

‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan’ is coming — Mekai Curtis + Joey Badass reveal best parts of their characters

StarzWith the upcoming return of the hit crime drama series Power Book III: Raising Kanan, ABC Audio caught up with some of the cast to chat about what's to come in season 3 and more. Mekai Curtis, who plays the show's titular character, young Kanan Stark, and Joey Badass, who's the smooth drug lord antagonist Unique, dish on what they love most about their characters. Curtis says he appreciates that Kanan, the son of the powerful and fierce New York drug queenpin Raquel "Raq" Thomas (Patina Miller), is dynamic and possesses a high level of duality. "One of the things I enjoy as the actor getting to bring [the role] to life is getting to kind of give those different   ... Read More

Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor-Joy rev up trailer to ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’

Warner Bros. PicturesWarner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures dropped the high-octane trailer to Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga Thursday, a prequel to director George Miller's Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road. As the name implies, the movie centers on the early days of Charlize Theron's warrior woman, with Anya Taylor-Joy playing the role this time. The post-apocalyptic film is the origin story for the character. The studios tease, "As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by the Warlord Dementus," played by Chris Hemsworth. The tease continues, "Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe.   ... Read More

In Brief: Eli Roth says ‘Thanksgiving’ getting a second helping, and more

Thanksgiving filmmaker Eli Roth is cooking up a second helping of the horror film. "John Carver will kill again! @thanksgivingmovie sequel is a GO!!!" Roth shared Thursday on Instagram "Thank you everyone who supported ORIGINAL HORROR in theaters!!! Go see it now on the big screen while it’s in cinemas, sequel set for release in 2025! Taking a year to really get the script right, working on it starting today!" The original has grossed more than $30 million worldwide to date... Deadline reports Amy Schumer is set to produce and star in a new Netflix feature, Kinda Pregnant. The movie, co-produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, stars Schumer as a girl who's jealous of her best friend's pregnancy and "begins wearing a fake baby bump -- then meets the man of her   ... Read More

‘The Golden Bachelor’ finale recap: Gerry finds love, proposes

Disney/John FleenorGerry Turner's The Golden Bachelor journey for love concluded with a proposal to Theresa Nist, 70, in the season finale of the hit show, which she accepted. The episode also saw his heartbreaking goodbye to Leslie Fhima, 64, who was the first woman he said "I love you" to during his journey. The finale began with Nist meeting Gerry's family. Theresa met Gerry's daughters first and told them about herself and the similar story she shares with Gerry about the loss of a spouse. When Gerry's daughters asked if she would say yes if Gerry proposed, Theresa said "yes." After meeting with Gerry's family, Theresa and Gerry had a final date where they had a deeper conversation about life. During their date, Theresa   ... Read More

Jennifer Lopez covers ‘Elle’, talks “fight” to be seen

Mindy Small/Getty ImagesJennifer Lopez covers Elle's Women in Hollywood December/January issue, and the singer and Hustlers actress delves into what it took to become a Hollywood hyphenate. She laments that when big-screen stardom came calling, she "came in blind." JLo recalls "having to fight for different roles" as a Latina, "to be a lead in a romantic comedy — to not play the maid or the housekeeper." While she noted progress has been made for women and people of color, she contends, "There are still a lot of obstacles in the way." Lopez allows, "It's not everything you would want it to be, but at least you can see a diverse cast in a movie where the leads are of   ... Read More

ABC to air first season of ‘Only Murders in the Building’

HuluTaking a cue from CBS, which saw success bringing Yellowstone over from its Paramount Network, ABC announced on Thursday that the first season of the Hulu comedy Only Murders in the Building will be airing on the network in January. ABC is owned by Hulu's majority shareholder, Disney; airing the acclaimed series starring Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short on ABC will give people who don't subscribe to the streaming network an idea of what all the fuss and Emmy wins are about. ABC will be airing the show in chunks, starting Tuesday, January 2, at 9 p.m. ET with episodes 1-3. The following Tuesday will see episodes 4-6 roll out; 7-9 will air on January 16. The season   ... Read More

“Sit down!”: Christie Brinkley calls out those saying Dolly Parton should “dress her age”

Mireya Acierto/Getty Images - Brandon Sloter/Image Of Sport/Getty ImagesChristie Brinkley is defending Dolly Parton's recent cheerleader look, which she wore during an NFL halftime performance on Thanksgiving Day. Parton performed during halftime at the Dallas Cowboys versus Washington Commanders game on November 23, donning a bedazzled Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders outfit for the occasion. While some appreciated the 77-year-old country superstar's festive attire, others didn't — and Brinkley had a few words for those folks. "Whoever had the nerve to suggest that the one and only Dolly Parton should dress her age, should sit down!" the supermodel, 69, wrote in an Instagram post Wednesday. "You should know you can't define an icon like Dolly Parton by a number!" "Also immeasurable are   ... Read More

Tim Burton reveals ‘Beetlejuice 2’ has wrapped

Netflix/Tomasz Lazar On his Instagram Thursday, Tim Burton revealed that his long-awaited sequel to the 1988 hit Beetlejuice has finished shooting. "Thank you to everyone involved," the director added to a caption of a picture of himself posed casually in a chair. As reported, the movie — starring Michael Keaton reprising as the titular "ghost with the most," his original Beetlejuice co-stars Winona Ryder and Catherine O'Hara, and franchise newcomers Jenna Ortega and Willem Dafoe, got right back to filming after the SAG-AFTRA strike was resolved. And it didn't take long to wrap: Burton recently told The Independent the movie was already "99% done," adding, "Literally, it was a day and a half" remaining on the shooting schedule when the   ... Read More

Jury selection begins in Jonathan Majors misdemeanor assault case

Getty Images for DisneyJury selection began Thursday in the misdemeanor assault trial of Creed III star Jonathan Majors in New York City. Majors entered the courtroom holding girlfriend Meagan Good's hand and carrying a bible. Prospective jurors are seated in the courtroom as selection of six jurors and two alternates is underway. Majors watched as each of them entered and turned in his chair to glance at the faces in the crowd. He stood, clasped his hands and bowed his head toward the prospective jurors as the judge introduced him. One woman raised her hand when the judge asked if anyone was familiar with those in the courtroom. She identified the actor but was not automatically dismissed. One other development   ... Read More

Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks featured in ‘Elle’s Women in Hollywood issue

Adrienne RaquelElle has released its 2023 Women in Hollywood issue, naming Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson and Danielle Brooks among the list of nine influential female entertainers.  Deemed "The Phoenix" in the December/January issue, Fantasia opened up about moments in the past when she felt she didn't want to sing anymore.  "I just was like, 'Why are my albums not going number one? Why am I not selling out? Why am I still showing up at the shows and the promoter ain't got my money?'" she recalls thinking.  The singer says she had to remind herself that "I am the trophy." And if there's a piece of advice she'd offer to young people, it'd be: "Make sure you still love it. Don’t get caught up in all the hoopla—remember what   ... Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Karen Gillan reveals she’s making her debut on ‘The Simpsons’

FoxKaren Gillan will lean into her Scottish roots this Sunday on The Simpsons, the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise star revealed on Instagram.  "I can finally announce the role I was born to play," the actress and director captioned a photo of her animated self, slow dancing with a longtime character from the long-running series.  "That's right folks, I'm Groundskeeper Willie's new Scottish love interest in The Simpsons. SO honoured to join this legendary show!!!! Episode airs this weekend!" she continued.  Simpsons star Dan Castellaneta has voiced Homer Simpson and other characters since 1989, including Willie aka William MacMoran MacDougal, Springfield Elementary School's head groundskeeper and janitor. Gillan normally hides her native accent onscreen: It has gone unheard in her role as the cyborg Nebula in the Marvel movies,   ... Read More

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