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'Scream' reboot dethrones 'Spider-Man' at box office

The horror reboot “Scream” unseated “Spider-Man: No Way Home” atop the U.S. and Canadian box office, knocking off the film that’s become the highest-grossing movie of the pandemic era, with more than $1.6 billion in ticket sales globally in four weeks of release.

“Scream,” a new picture in a franchise that began about 25 years ago...Read more

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Richard Burgi is exiting "The Young and the Restless" and being replaced by Robert Newman. Newman played Josh Lewis on "Guiding Light" for decades. He is one of the good guys. As for Burgi, COVID got him. He went to New York to visit his 97-year-old mother. On his return, he tested positive for COVID. The CDC deemed a five-day isolation was good...Read more

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Dave Chappelle regrets not texting Bob Saget back before he died: People are 'dying like hotcakes'

Dave Chappelle experienced firsthand how short life can be with the recent death of Bob Saget.

During a Thursday night comedy set at the Peppermint Club in West Hollywood, California, the controversial comedian openly grieved the unexpected loss of his close friend and former colleague.

“Tomorrow I’m going to go lay my comrade to rest,” ...Read more

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'Disgusted' Britney Spears accuses sister Jamie Lynn of selling a book 'at my expense'

Britney Spears has fired back at younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears for talking up their family drama while promoting her new memoir, "Things I Should Have Said."

After Jamie Lynn said that the "Toxic" singer was "erratic, paranoid" and "spiraling" during a series of ABC News interviews this week, Britney took to Instagram Thursday to air her ...Read more

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Don Cheadle, Steven Soderbergh to team up on HBO Max show about 'Wall Street's first Black millionaire'

Hollywood heavyweights Don Cheadle and Steven Soderbergh will executive produce a drama series based on the life of Jeremiah Hamilton, a Wall Streeter who in the 1800s became one of the first Black millionaires in the U.S., per a Variety report. The series is set to air on HBO Max, the streaming wing of HBO which is owned by WarnerMedia.

The ...Read more

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'Justified' is returning to FX for a limited series set in Detroit

Raylan Givens is returning to TV, and this time, he's heading for Detroit.

FX announced Friday morning that the team from the Emmy-winning series "Justified" is getting back together for a limited series that will be titled "Justified: City Primeval."

Timothy Olyphant will again play U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the character created for the ...Read more

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Denzel Washington and Corey Hawkins took different paths to 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'

Denzel Washington has been a Shakespearean standout for decades, but he’d never seen a production of “Macbeth” before being crowned the lead of the latest film adaptation.

That proved to be an advantage, says Washington, who stars alongside fellow Oscar winner Frances McDormand in “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” now streaming on Apple TV+. ...Read more

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Review: Netflix's 'Archive 81' is a slow-building horror of a mystery

Netflix's psychologically tense and suspenseful "Archive 81" is an urban mystery dipped in the occult, then sprinkled with "Black Mirror"-like madness. Trailers for the eight-episode series suggest a monster horror show, but the slow-building, addictive hourlong drama is smarter than your average ghoul fest. Loosely based on a podcast of the ...Read more

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Zendaya wants to make Ronnie Spector proud when she portrays iconic singer in movie

Zendaya wishes everyone got to experience Ronnie Spector the way she did and hopes to make the late singer proud.

The "Spider-Man: No Way Home" and "Euphoria" star paid tribute Thursday to the "Be My Baby" singer, joining the droves of fans mourning Spector after she died of cancer this week at age 78.

The 25-year-old actor was selected by ...Read more

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Lionel Richie to be awarded 2022 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Lionel Richie has another prestigious award to add to his mantle.

The Oscar, Golden Globe and multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer will be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Announced Thursday by the Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, the Gershwin Prize honors a “living musical artist’...Read more

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In interview filmed before he died, Bob Saget got emotional about a cause dear to him

Just days after his death, Bob Saget got one more chance to speak out for a cause that was a driving force in his life.

Early last month, the comedian taped an interview for CBS News, talking about raising awareness of scleroderma, the autoimmune disease that killed one of his two sisters in 1994, when he was in his late 30s. That interview ...Read more

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Sinead O'Connor hospitalized following death of teenage son

Sinead O’Connor has been hospitalized about a week after her teenage son died from suicide.

The Irish-born musician, 55, mourned 17-year-old Shane’s death in a string of disturbing tweets Thursday, in which she indicated she planned to “follow my son.”

Later that day, she added, “I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have said that. I am with ...Read more

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Richard Johnson: Mick Jagger, 78, is finally settling down with 35-year-old gal pal

NEW YORK — Has the Rolling Stone finally stopped gathering moss?

Mick Jagger is at his estate on the Caribbean island of Mustique with Melanie Hamrick, 35, who gave up her ballet career after giving birth to their 4-year-old son, Deveraux.

“They’re an official couple. He cut the strings with every other lover,” said my source.

“He�...Read more

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Britney Spears blasts sister Jamie Lynn: 'My family ruined my dreams'

She’s sharing a piece of her mind.

Britney Spears slammed her sister Jamie Lynn and the rest of her family in a Thursday night Twitter post.

“My family ruined my dreams 100 billion percent and try to make me look like the crazy one,” she wrote in a lengthy note. “My family loves to pull me down and hurt me, always, so I am disgusted ...Read more

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Dylan Minnette thrilled to become part of 'Scream' franchise

Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette have been scaring film audiences with their “Scream” movies since actor Dylan Minnette was in diapers.

The avid horror film fan got to take his place in the frightening franchise when the latest film, officially titled “Scream” but informally known as “Scream 5,” opened in cinemas on ...Read more

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Review: 'Belle' is a striking virtual reality riff on 'Beauty and the Beast'

"Belle," a dazzling new anime from the Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda, drops us into a surreal cyberscape known as "U," where internet users hide behind outlandish avatars, enormous humpback whales float through the digital ether and a nobody can become a somebody overnight. That nobody would be Suzu (voiced by Kaho Nakamura in the original ...Read more

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Jack Antonoff's Bleachers tapped as 'SNL' musical guest after Roddy Ricch drops out due to COVID exposure

NEW YORK — Pop-rock band Bleachers have been tapped to replace Roddy Ricch as the “Saturday Night Live” musical guest this weekend after the rapper pulled out due to COVID-19 exposure.

The long-running NBC sketch comedy series announced Wednesday night that the Jack Antonoff-fronted group will perform on it first show of 2022, hosted by �...Read more

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'The Godfather' returns to movie theaters for 50th anniversary celebration

Fans of “The Godfather” will get pulled back in when the classic film series returns to movie theaters in honor of its 50th anniversary.

Paramount Pictures announced Thursday that Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning epic will have a limited theatrical release at AMC Theatres in the United States.

Starting Feb. 25, the cinematic ...Read more

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Coachella 2022 full lineup: Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, Kanye West, Harry Styles and more

SAN DIEGO — Will the third time be the charm for the world's largest and most lucrative annual music festival?

After being canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio has finally announced its full 2022 lineup.

Word of the headliners — Billie Eilish, Kanye West, ...Read more

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Under Netflix's harsh spotlight, a 'devastated' cheerleading squad tries to regroup

When "Cheer" was released in January 2020, the Netflix docuseries about elite cheerleaders at a Texas community college became an instant cultural sensation. Within weeks, it turned tough-as-nails coach Monica Aldama and her gritty athletes into overnight celebrities who got spoofed on "Saturday Night Live," appeared on "Ellen" and interviewed ...Read more