"Top Chef" host and judge Padma Lakshmi is "relieved" that her ex-husband, author Salman Rushdie, is on the road to recovery after being stabbed multiple times at a lecture in upstate New York last week.
The "Love, Loss, and What We Ate" author tweeted Sunday that she is "relieved" that he is "pulling through after Friday's nightmare" during ...Read more
She made it out of Hawkins High School.
“Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown is taking online classes at Purdue University.
Brown, 18, told Allure she was studying human services at the Indiana school in order to “learn about the system and how to help young people.”
“Stranger Things” is set in the fictional Indiana town of ...Read more
Comedian Jerry Sadowitz does not approve of a Scottish venue’s decision to remove him from the Edinburgh Fringe festival lineup amid allegations of “extreme” racism, sexism, homophobia and misogyny.
On Sunday, the American Scottish comic shared a lengthy statement condemning the Pleasance for pulling the plug on his second and final set ...Read more
Hail ... Indiana? "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown is a student at Purdue University.
The actor, who plays psychokinetic and telepathic teen Eleven in the series, says she's taking online classes affiliated with the West Lafayette, Ind., institution that has been referenced in the Netflix mega-hit more than once.
The 18-year-old Brit ...Read more
You can’t help falling for this casting.
Emily Blunt has joined the cast of David Leitch’s “The Fall Guy” — a big-screen adaptation of the 1980s TV series of the same name, alongside Ryan Gosling, Deadline reports.
The show — which aired from 1981 to 1986 — centered on a film stuntman (played by Lee Majors) who spent his time off...Read more
Johnny Depp is returning to the director’s chair.
The actor will direct his first feature film in more than two decades with “Modigliani,” a biopic about Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani that will be produced by Al Pacino, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“The saga of Mr. Modigliani’s life is one that I’m ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department will no longer pursue an investigation into Anne Heche’s recent car accident, injuries from which led to the actor’s death on Friday.
In a statement, the LAPD confirmed to The Times on Monday that there will be no further investigation into Heche’s case. The dismissal comes after the actor...Read more
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles district attorney on Monday charged rapper ASAP Rocky with assault with a firearm in connection with a shooting in November in Hollywood.
Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, faces two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm with allegations of personally using a firearm. He is slated to be arraigned ...Read more
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can ... to protect his mental health.
Over the weekend, "Spider-Man" star Tom Holland made a "very, very brief return" to Instagram to explain why he hasn't been active on social media since the beginning of July — and why he won't be posting as frequently as he used to.
"I've been trying to ...Read more
ROYAL OAK, Mich. — A transplanted Metro Detroit actress got to live out a dream over the weekend by hosting the screening of her first big-screen movie back in the Detroit area.
Leah Jeffries, a 12-year-old actress who once lived in Novi but now resides in Los Angeles, hosted a screening of "Beast" at the Emagine Royal Oak so her friends and ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — The world is about to see a whole lot more from Abbott Elementary star and creator Quinta Brunson.
Brunson, a West Philadelphia native, has signed a multiyear contract with Warner Bros. Television Group to create new projects for all the studio's platforms, Variety reports. Those platforms include broadcast networks, cable ...Read more
In making an Indian adaptation of “Forrest Gump,” Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan never knew what he was going to get.
Khan is the lead actor and producer of “Laal Singh Chaddha,” which reimagines the Oscar-winning movie about a simple man’s extraordinary life using Indian culture and historical events as its backdrop.
The 57-year-old...Read more
Knock, knock. Who’s there? It could be you, doing something funny, on television screens across the U.S.
A new twist on the popular clip-show genre is taking the outside (of your front door) in “Ring Nation,” a series in the mold of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” It will feature viewers-submitted clips taken from video doorbells ...Read more
Now that’s a Hollywood ending.
“CODA” star Troy Kotsur said his car was stolen in Arizona with his Oscar trophy inside — and police say the vehicle has since been returned to the actor along with “all the property” that was in it.
The Mesa Police Department confirmed to the Daily News that Kotsur’s car was stolen in the city.
Anticipation for the first “Game of Thrones” spinoff series has been hotter than a dragon’s breath.
The opening episode of “House of the Dragon,” premiering Aug. 21 on HBO, has everything “Thrones” fans would expect from a sister show — love, betrayal, brutality, battles, sex, shock and, of course, dragons.
But amid the madness...Read more
Ariana Biermann, the 20-year-old daughter of former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak-Biermann, has been arrested for possible DUI along with her boyfriend, Hudson McLeroy.
Biermann netted three misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, improper/erratic lane change and underage possession/purchase of alcohol...Read more
Amber Heard’s legal team is getting a shakeup.
The actress hired attorneys David L. Axelrod and Jay Ward Brown of the Ballard Spahr law firm to represent her as she appeals the ruling in Johnny Depp’s defamation case. They replace attorney Elaine Charlson Bredehoft, who represented Heard during the trial.
Jurors sided with Depp in June at ...Read more
Lizzo will give her first performance at the MTV Video Music Awards since 2019 during this month’s ceremony at the Prudential Center in Newark, organizers announced Monday.
The fan-favorite pop and hip-hop singer headlines the latest group of performers to be unveiled, with rapper Jack Harlow, Korean-pop supergroup Blackpink, and the Italian ...Read more
Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has multiple reasons to be impressed with fellow singer Alison Krauss, his periodic musical partner over the past 15 years.
She has a luminous voice, is a superb violinist and a skilled band leader whose national solo debut album came out when she was in 10th grade. But that's not what impresses Plant ...Read more
In “The Outlaws,” the British series created by and starring Stephen Merchant (now in its second season on Amazon), a group of people guilty of minor crimes must take part in a community service program in Bristol — only they somehow find themselves caught up in a scenario far more complicated than they anticipated. Christopher Walken also...Read more
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