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Trevor Noah responds to French ambassador who slammed him for saying “Africa won the World Cup”

Brad Barket/Comedy Central(NEW YORK) -- Daily Show host Trevor Noah had a quick and clever response to the U.S. French ambassador who slammed the comedian on Wednesday for saying Africa deserved credit for France's 2018 World Cup victory   ... Read More

Standing in again for Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’ star Zachary Quinto goes ‘In Search Of’

Photo: An Rong Xu/HISTORY(NEW YORK) -- Actor Zachary Quinto became "dear" friends with the late Leonard Nimoy when the former succeeded the latter in the role of Mr. Spock in the big-screen reboot of Star Trek."We were   ... Read More

Roseanne Barr screams on YouTube regarding racist tweet, “I thought the b**** was white!”

Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Roseanne Barr promised to tell her side of the story regarding the racist tweet about President Obama's longtime confidante Valerie Jarrett that got Barr fired from her then red-hot Roseanne reboot,   ... Read More

Wakanda Forever and ever: Black Panther’s sister Shuri gets her own Marvel comic spinoff

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- The success of Marvel's Black Panther and its characters is officially spilling back over into its comic books.Marvel has announced that award-winning Nigerian-American writer, Nnedi Okorafor, will write a new standalone comic book series   ... Read More

‘Breaking Bad’ cast reunites at Comic-Con; could characters appear in ‘Better Call Saul’?

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesOne of the most highly anticipated panels of this year's San Diego Comic-Con took place Thursday: the Breaking Bad reunion, celebrating 10 years since the show's debut.The panel included show creator Vince Gilligan; Bryan   ... Read More

Denzel Washington says ‘The Equalizer 2’ is not a sequel

Sony Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Denzel Washington returns as retired CIA agent Robert McCall in the Antoine Fuqua-directed action thriller The Equalizer 2. The film, which also stars Moonlight standout Ashton Sanders as Miles -- a young man McCall   ... Read More

‘The Walking Dead’ creator confirms star Andrew Lincoln will leave series after ninth season

AMC/Gene Page(SAN DIEGO) -- Rick Grimes will soon fight his last battle. The Walking Dead's leading man, Andrew Lincoln, will be leaving the series after its upcoming ninth season, according to series creator Robert Kirkman.In an IMDB interview, Kirkman -- who also   ... Read More

‘The Equalizer 2,’ ‘Mama Mia! Here We Go Again’ top new movie releases

Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer 2"; Glen Wilson/Columbia Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Here are the movies opening nationwide Friday:* The Equalizer 2 -- Denzel Washington returns in this sequel to the 2014 action thriller The Equalizer as Robert McCall, a   ... Read More

Leslie Jones says she’s taking a break from “the world” after claiming to be disrespected by black men

Kailey Fellows/NBCIt's apparently been a tough week for Leslie Jones.

After calling out Jessica Alba's Honest Company for "not doing good" business earlier, the Saturday Night Live star went on Twitter with another grievance.
"When young   ... Read More

DiCaprio, Pitt and Damon all turned down roles in ‘Brokeback Mountain’, director says

(L-R) Ledger, Lee, Gyllenhaal - Photo by Eric CATARINA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It's hard to picture anyone in the leading roles for 2005's Brokeback Mountain besides Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, but one director had other plans.   ... Read More

More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse honored with Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Racecar driver Danica Patrick became the first female host of the ESPYs Wednesday night. But that achievement wasn't the only moment that will have people talking tomorrow, later this week -- and even   ... Read More

Sherri Shepherd says she’s very much like her ‘Trial & Error’ character

Photo by: Sergei Bachlakov/Warner Bros/NBCSherri Shepherd makes her return tonight on NBC's crime mockumentary, Trial & Error, where she will once again play researcher and paralegal Anne Flatch, a woman who suffers from various disorders.During the first season,   ... Read More

Former DJ Adrian Cronauer, portrayed by Robin Williams in ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, dead at 79

Getty Images/Bettmann(VIRGINIA) -- Adrian Cronauer, the disc jockey whose military stint became the inspiration for Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam, has died at 79 years old.
Jeff Hunt, who hired Cronauer at Roanoke FM station WPVR, confirmed the
  ... Read More

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ gets earlier release date

ABC RadioLOS ANGELES -- Sony Pictures has moved Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood up a couple of weeks, from August 9, 2019 to July 26, 2019, according to Variety.The trade speculates the change was made   ... Read More

Warner Bros. will screen ‘The Dark Knight’ in IMAX for 10th anniversary engagement

Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- Warner Bothers is marking the 10th anniversary of Christopher Nolan's groundbreaking film, The Dark Knight, by bringing it to four select IMAX locations for an exclusive, one-week engagement, beginning August 24, it was announced Wednesday.   ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss Ashley Judd Lawsuit

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Harvey Weinstein's attorneys are urging a federal judge to dismiss Ashley Judd’s civil suit that alleges Weinstein ruined her career by blackballing her in Hollywood.Judd sued Weinstein in April, claiming the disgraced Hollywood mogul   ... Read More

Sam Rockwell-Taraji P. Henson drama ‘The Best of Enemies’ picked up by STXfilms

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- The Best of Enemies, a based-on-real-life drama starring Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson, has been picked up for distribution.According to The Hollywood Reporter, STXfilms has secured the domestic rights to Oscar   ... Read More

Leslie Jones blasts Jessica Alba’s Honest company for “bad business”

Kailey Fellows/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Jessica Alba just lost a "Honest" customer in Saturday Night Live star and comedian Leslie Jones.Jones, who was nominated for an Emmy just last week for her work on SNL, tweeted at Alba   ... Read More

Why so serious? ‘The Dark Knight’ turns 10 today

Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was released 10 years ago today.Although it's the second in director/co-writer Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight is not only widely considered his best chapter, but   ... Read More

50 Cent discusses backlash he faced over Terry Crews comments

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Actor-rapper 50 Cent addressed the backlash he's received for making light of fellow actor Terry Crews' claim that he was groped by a Hollywood executive, telling The View that he would, "never make fun of   ... Read More

Busta Rhymes says he’s a “super fan” of ‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Dinklage, applauds his talent as undercover emcee

PepsiCo(NEW YORK) -- Busta Rhymes' catchy freestyle on Chris Brown's 2011 hit song, "Look At Me Now," is arguably one of the rapper's most memorable efforts.
So when Doritos decided to team up with the legendary rapper, it was   ... Read More

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ hitting home in September

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) -- Lucasfilm has announced that Solo: A Star Wars Story, will be released on HD digital download on September 14, and on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 25.Directed by Oscar   ... Read More

Danica Patrick will make history tonight as the first woman to host the ESPYs

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Sports and entertainment collide Wednesday night at the ESPYs, hosted by racing star Danica Patrick.Danica will also be making history as the first woman ever to host the show -- a change she tells   ... Read More

Gabrielle Union schools her stepsons on valuing the beauty of dark-skinned women

ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Gabrielle Union recently shared some important motherly advice with her stepsons.During a recent panel discussion, attended by Refinery29, Union, who co-parents her husband Dwyane Wade's children, Zaire and Zion, as well
  ... Read More

First Look: Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in ‘Robin Hood’

Lionsgate/Larry Horricks(LOS ANGELES) -- The first trailer is out for Robin Hood, the latest retelling of the adventures of the swashbuckling hero -- this time starring Kingsman's Taron Egerton and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx.The action-heavy coming   ... Read More

Mara Brock Akil explains why ‘Love Is _____’ counters the lack of serious black love stories

Michael Desmond/OWN(NEW YORK) -- Mara Brock Akil is sharing a special and important narrative in Love Is___, her latest pet project with husband/producing partner Salim Akil. According to Mara, their scripted relationship drama -- which mirrors their own   ... Read More

We will rock you: Watch the new trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. (LOS ANGELES) -- A new trailer for the Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will have fans stomping and clapping along with "We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions," as the   ... Read More

Felicity Jones debuts as Ruth Bader Ginsberg in ‘On the Basis of Sex’ trailer

Focus Features(LOS ANGELES) -- We've got our first look at Felicity Jones' portrayal of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the first trailer for the biopic On the Basis of Sex.The clip shows various scenes depicting   ... Read More

Showtime defends Sasha Baron Cohen against accusations he posed as disabled veteran

Photo: Gavin Bond/SHOWTIME(NEW YORK) -- Showtime has finally broken its silence regarding the controversy surrounding Sasha Baron Cohen's new series, Who Is America?Former GOP vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin called Baron Cohen out in   ... Read More

Johnny Depp settles lawsuit against former managers

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp has reached a settlement in his year-and-a-half-long legal battle with his former managers, the Management Group, a month before a scheduled August 15 trial.“Johnny Depp is pleased to have achieved a settlement agreement   ... Read More

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Trevor Noah responds to French ambassador who slammed him for saying “Africa won the World Cup”

Brad Barket/Comedy Central(NEW YORK) -- Daily Show host Trevor Noah had a quick and clever response to the U.S. French ambassador who slammed the comedian on Wednesday for saying Africa deserved credit for France's 2018 World Cup victory   ... Read More

Standing in again for Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’ star Zachary Quinto goes ‘In Search Of’

Photo: An Rong Xu/HISTORY(NEW YORK) -- Actor Zachary Quinto became "dear" friends with the late Leonard Nimoy when the former succeeded the latter in the role of Mr. Spock in the big-screen reboot of Star Trek."We were   ... Read More

Roseanne Barr screams on YouTube regarding racist tweet, “I thought the b**** was white!”

Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Roseanne Barr promised to tell her side of the story regarding the racist tweet about President Obama's longtime confidante Valerie Jarrett that got Barr fired from her then red-hot Roseanne reboot,   ... Read More

Wakanda Forever and ever: Black Panther’s sister Shuri gets her own Marvel comic spinoff

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- The success of Marvel's Black Panther and its characters is officially spilling back over into its comic books.Marvel has announced that award-winning Nigerian-American writer, Nnedi Okorafor, will write a new standalone comic book series   ... Read More

‘Breaking Bad’ cast reunites at Comic-Con; could characters appear in ‘Better Call Saul’?

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesOne of the most highly anticipated panels of this year's San Diego Comic-Con took place Thursday: the Breaking Bad reunion, celebrating 10 years since the show's debut.The panel included show creator Vince Gilligan; Bryan   ... Read More

Denzel Washington says ‘The Equalizer 2’ is not a sequel

Sony Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Denzel Washington returns as retired CIA agent Robert McCall in the Antoine Fuqua-directed action thriller The Equalizer 2. The film, which also stars Moonlight standout Ashton Sanders as Miles -- a young man McCall   ... Read More

‘The Walking Dead’ creator confirms star Andrew Lincoln will leave series after ninth season

AMC/Gene Page(SAN DIEGO) -- Rick Grimes will soon fight his last battle. The Walking Dead's leading man, Andrew Lincoln, will be leaving the series after its upcoming ninth season, according to series creator Robert Kirkman.In an IMDB interview, Kirkman -- who also   ... Read More

‘The Equalizer 2,’ ‘Mama Mia! Here We Go Again’ top new movie releases

Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer 2"; Glen Wilson/Columbia Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Here are the movies opening nationwide Friday:* The Equalizer 2 -- Denzel Washington returns in this sequel to the 2014 action thriller The Equalizer as Robert McCall, a   ... Read More

Leslie Jones says she’s taking a break from “the world” after claiming to be disrespected by black men

Kailey Fellows/NBCIt's apparently been a tough week for Leslie Jones.

After calling out Jessica Alba's Honest Company for "not doing good" business earlier, the Saturday Night Live star went on Twitter with another grievance.
"When young   ... Read More

DiCaprio, Pitt and Damon all turned down roles in ‘Brokeback Mountain’, director says

(L-R) Ledger, Lee, Gyllenhaal - Photo by Eric CATARINA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It's hard to picture anyone in the leading roles for 2005's Brokeback Mountain besides Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, but one director had other plans.   ... Read More

More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse honored with Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Racecar driver Danica Patrick became the first female host of the ESPYs Wednesday night. But that achievement wasn't the only moment that will have people talking tomorrow, later this week -- and even   ... Read More

Sherri Shepherd says she’s very much like her ‘Trial & Error’ character

Photo by: Sergei Bachlakov/Warner Bros/NBCSherri Shepherd makes her return tonight on NBC's crime mockumentary, Trial & Error, where she will once again play researcher and paralegal Anne Flatch, a woman who suffers from various disorders.During the first season,   ... Read More

Former DJ Adrian Cronauer, portrayed by Robin Williams in ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, dead at 79

Getty Images/Bettmann(VIRGINIA) -- Adrian Cronauer, the disc jockey whose military stint became the inspiration for Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam, has died at 79 years old.
Jeff Hunt, who hired Cronauer at Roanoke FM station WPVR, confirmed the
  ... Read More

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ gets earlier release date

ABC RadioLOS ANGELES -- Sony Pictures has moved Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood up a couple of weeks, from August 9, 2019 to July 26, 2019, according to Variety.The trade speculates the change was made   ... Read More

Warner Bros. will screen ‘The Dark Knight’ in IMAX for 10th anniversary engagement

Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- Warner Bothers is marking the 10th anniversary of Christopher Nolan's groundbreaking film, The Dark Knight, by bringing it to four select IMAX locations for an exclusive, one-week engagement, beginning August 24, it was announced Wednesday.   ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss Ashley Judd Lawsuit

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Harvey Weinstein's attorneys are urging a federal judge to dismiss Ashley Judd’s civil suit that alleges Weinstein ruined her career by blackballing her in Hollywood.Judd sued Weinstein in April, claiming the disgraced Hollywood mogul   ... Read More

Sam Rockwell-Taraji P. Henson drama ‘The Best of Enemies’ picked up by STXfilms

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- The Best of Enemies, a based-on-real-life drama starring Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson, has been picked up for distribution.According to The Hollywood Reporter, STXfilms has secured the domestic rights to Oscar   ... Read More

Leslie Jones blasts Jessica Alba’s Honest company for “bad business”

Kailey Fellows/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Jessica Alba just lost a "Honest" customer in Saturday Night Live star and comedian Leslie Jones.Jones, who was nominated for an Emmy just last week for her work on SNL, tweeted at Alba   ... Read More

Why so serious? ‘The Dark Knight’ turns 10 today

Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was released 10 years ago today.Although it's the second in director/co-writer Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight is not only widely considered his best chapter, but   ... Read More

50 Cent discusses backlash he faced over Terry Crews comments

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Actor-rapper 50 Cent addressed the backlash he's received for making light of fellow actor Terry Crews' claim that he was groped by a Hollywood executive, telling The View that he would, "never make fun of   ... Read More

Busta Rhymes says he’s a “super fan” of ‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Dinklage, applauds his talent as undercover emcee

PepsiCo(NEW YORK) -- Busta Rhymes' catchy freestyle on Chris Brown's 2011 hit song, "Look At Me Now," is arguably one of the rapper's most memorable efforts.
So when Doritos decided to team up with the legendary rapper, it was   ... Read More

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ hitting home in September

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) -- Lucasfilm has announced that Solo: A Star Wars Story, will be released on HD digital download on September 14, and on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 25.Directed by Oscar   ... Read More

Danica Patrick will make history tonight as the first woman to host the ESPYs

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Sports and entertainment collide Wednesday night at the ESPYs, hosted by racing star Danica Patrick.Danica will also be making history as the first woman ever to host the show -- a change she tells   ... Read More

Gabrielle Union schools her stepsons on valuing the beauty of dark-skinned women

ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Gabrielle Union recently shared some important motherly advice with her stepsons.During a recent panel discussion, attended by Refinery29, Union, who co-parents her husband Dwyane Wade's children, Zaire and Zion, as well
  ... Read More

First Look: Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in ‘Robin Hood’

Lionsgate/Larry Horricks(LOS ANGELES) -- The first trailer is out for Robin Hood, the latest retelling of the adventures of the swashbuckling hero -- this time starring Kingsman's Taron Egerton and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx.The action-heavy coming   ... Read More

Mara Brock Akil explains why ‘Love Is _____’ counters the lack of serious black love stories

Michael Desmond/OWN(NEW YORK) -- Mara Brock Akil is sharing a special and important narrative in Love Is___, her latest pet project with husband/producing partner Salim Akil. According to Mara, their scripted relationship drama -- which mirrors their own   ... Read More

We will rock you: Watch the new trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. (LOS ANGELES) -- A new trailer for the Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will have fans stomping and clapping along with "We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions," as the   ... Read More

Felicity Jones debuts as Ruth Bader Ginsberg in ‘On the Basis of Sex’ trailer

Focus Features(LOS ANGELES) -- We've got our first look at Felicity Jones' portrayal of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the first trailer for the biopic On the Basis of Sex.The clip shows various scenes depicting   ... Read More

Showtime defends Sasha Baron Cohen against accusations he posed as disabled veteran

Photo: Gavin Bond/SHOWTIME(NEW YORK) -- Showtime has finally broken its silence regarding the controversy surrounding Sasha Baron Cohen's new series, Who Is America?Former GOP vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin called Baron Cohen out in   ... Read More

Johnny Depp settles lawsuit against former managers

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp has reached a settlement in his year-and-a-half-long legal battle with his former managers, the Management Group, a month before a scheduled August 15 trial.“Johnny Depp is pleased to have achieved a settlement agreement   ... Read More

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