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Jussie Smollett's sister Jurnee defends his innocence in Chicago assault claim

(NOTE LANGUAGE) Jussie Smollett’s sister, Jurnee, for the first time publicly, addressed the ongoing investigation into whether her brother paid two men to stage an attack against him in January 2019, and staunchly defended the Empire actor. "It's been f****** painful...one of the most painful things my family's ever experienced -- to love someone as…... Read More

'Captain Marvel' sequel reportedly taps Nia DaCosta to serve as its new director

(LOS ANGELES) -- The second Captain Marvel movie has finally found its new director in Candyman's Nia DaCosta. Deadline reports that DaCosta, who directed Jordan Peele's reboot of the 1992 slasher film, will sit in the director's chair when Captain Marvel 2 starts filming. This makes her the first Black woman to direct a Marvel Studios picture. DaCosta is…... Read More

Alyssa Milano reveals she had COVID-19:

(LOS ANGELES) -- Alyssa Milano is cautioning fans that COVID-19 testing isn't 100 percent reliable after testing negative for the virus three times despite having serious symptoms.  Finally, an antibody test -- her fourth overall -- told her what she already knew. The Charmed actress shared two photos to Instagram on Wednesday, the first one…... Read More

'The Ellen Degeneres Show' ratings tumble following abuse allegations

(LOS ANGELES) -- Ratings for Ellen Degeneres' daytime talk show hit an all-time low last month following the bombshell Buzzfeed article alleging a toxic work environment behind the scenes, according to The Wrap. Ellen's ratings, for the week ending July 26, were down 9% from the previous week, based on Nielsen, and a staggering 29% from…... Read More

Oprah faces backlash for calling out white privilege because she's rich

(LOS ANGELES) -- Oprah Winfrey is facing backlash over her comments about white privilege.  During the latest episode of the Apple TV+ series The Oprah Conversation, the 66-year-old media mogul, who was joined by former NFL pro and race activist Emmanuel Acho, opened the floor up for non-Black viewers to ask questions.  One guest took this…... Read More

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' props and costumes to hit the auction block

(LOS ANGELES) -- With Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. wrapping up its seventh and final season on August 12, Marvel has just announced an opportunity for fans to get their hands on some prized props, thanks to an upcoming auction.  U.K.-based Prop Store will put on the block some 500 items…... Read More

Robert Downey Jr.'s production company launching Apple TV series

(LOS ANGELES) -- Hot on the heels of their reboot of Perry Mason getting renewed at HBO, Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan Downey's Team Downey production company has inked a drama deal with Apple TV.  Variety reports the pair will produce the as-yet-untitled show about a frustrated detective's attempts to crack a cold case that…... Read More

Hilary Duff reveals how she lost weight while enjoying bread, chocolate and wine

(LOS ANGELES) -- Hilary Duff may have a toned beach bod, but the Lizzie McGuire star attests that she has been eating her way through quarantine.   Saying she's been able to indulge in her favorites like chocolate and wine, Duff took to Instagram on Tuesday to show off her fantastic physique and discuss how she found…... Read More

Ellen Pompeo reveals why she decided to stay on 'Grey's Anatomy'

(LOS ANGELES) -- While most of the original cast of Grey's Anatomy has moved onto other projects, series lead Ellen Pompeo says she is perfectly content staying where she is. The 50-year-old actress, who plays Doctor Meredith Grey on the long-running medical drama, appeared on the Jemele Hill Is Unbothered podcast on Monday and spoke about why…... Read More

Disney+ releases trailer for 'Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe'

(LOS ANGELES) -- "What are we going to do today?" Well, if the day in question is August 28, you can check out the brand-new animated film Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe, which debuts then on Disney+. The streaming service debuted the trailer today for the adventure that will…... Read More

Headlight special: Walmart launching the Walmart Drive-In at 160 locations

(ARKANSAS) -- With COVID-19 keeping most theaters in the country closed, the drive-in has seen a resurgence, thanks to its perfect combination of entertainment and social distancing. Retailer Walmart announced it will be turning the parking lots of 160 of its locations into a movie experience, with the Walmart Drive-In. …... Read More

Comedy Central sticking with '90s vibe with 'Ren & Stimpy' reboot

(NEW YORK) -- Everything old is new again.  Weeks after announcing that Beavis & Butt-Head are getting the reboot treatment on Comedy Central the network has announced it's bringing back The Ren & Stimpy Show. The Emmy-nominated series that debuted on Nickelodeon in 1991 quickly found an adult audience, thanks to its rapid-fire…... Read More

'Who's the Boss?' reboot gets green light

(LOS ANGELES) --  A reboot of the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss? is in the works, with original stars Alyssa Milano and Tony Danza attached to star and executive produce, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the pair will reprise their respective roles as father and daughter Tony and Samantha Micelli.  The reboot will reportedly follow Samantha's life as…... Read More

Not all heroes wear capes, but

(LOS ANGELES) -- Masked heroes are a staple in the comic world, and the CW Network has made a clever series of posters showing its super-people wearing surgical masks to promote the importance of wearing them.  The network, home to the so-called "Arrowverse" of DC superhero shows, has released a…... Read More