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Dad of Steel! Henry Cavill expecting first child with Vertigo exec Natalie Viscuso

Henry Cavill is going from "The Witcher" to the witching hour: The actor is expecting his first child with entertainment executive Natalie Viscuso, The Times has confirmed.

The "Justice League" and "The Tudors" alum alluded to the life update Monday in New York at the red-carpet premiere for his latest film, "The Ministry of Ungentlemanly ...Read more


What 'Civil War' gets right and wrong about photojournalism, according to a Pulitzer Prize winner

LOS ANGELES — After favorable reviews and a strong opening weekend at the box office, Alex Garland’s provocative “Civil War” is already poised to become one of the most talked-about movies of the year. The filmmaker’s graphic, often terrifying depiction of a war-torn America and a government in crisis has sparked plenty of debate among...Read more

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CBS orders daytime drama about a Black family under pact with NAACP

LOS ANGELES — CBS Television Studios has ordered a new daytime drama developed under its partnership with the NAACP, the network announced on Monday.

"The Gates," which is scheduled to premiere in January 2025, is the first greenlighted project to come out of the pact, which was formed in response to the national outcry following the 2020 ...Read more

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Donald Glover to retire Childish Gambino persona after final 2 albums

Donald Glover is retiring his Childish Gambino persona after releasing two more albums, the entertainer announced.

He shared the news on an Instagram Gilga Radio livestream that aired Sunday night.

A mock radio ad for the first of the new albums, titled “Bando Stone & the New World,” said it would be “available this summer.” He also ...Read more

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Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim's Connecticut home sold for $3.25 million

NEW YORK — The Connecticut home of Broadway songsmith Stephen Sondheim has sold for $3.25 million.

Sondheim, the composer and lyricist behind “West Side Story,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Gypsy” and many other classic musicals, died at his Roxbury estate in 2021 at age 91. He moved to Connecticut in 1984.

Klemm Real Estate said the ...Read more

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New on DVD: Feel Statham's vengeful sting as 'The Beekeeper'

Jason Statham's latest high-octane offering tops the DVD releases for the week of April 23.

"The Beekeeper": A retired operative goes after a group of phone scammers targeting lonely elderly folks with bloody results in this action thriller.

"The usually slick Statham embraces Carhartt-core as Adam, who is a literal beekeeper, delivering jars ...Read more

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What to stream: Follow 'Ripley' with these other Highsmith adaptations

Perhaps you’ve already torn through the eight-episode limited series “Ripley,” now streaming on Netflix. Created by Steve Zaillian, who also wrote and directed every episode, this gorgeous and gritty black-and-white noir is a far cry from the lush 1999 film “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” adapted from the same 1955 book by Patricia ...Read more

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Movie review: Radio Silence brings maximalist style to vampire flick 'Abigail'

The filmmaking team known as Radio Silence, made up of directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, and producer Chad Villella, struck black (comedy) gold with their 2019 horror thriller “Ready or Not,” about a young bride, played by Samara Weaving, who has to battle her way out of a murderous game hosted by her wealthy soon-to-be in-...Read more

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ABC News Studios to release documentary on James and Jennifer Crumbley trials

DETROIT — ABC News Studios is set to release a documentary about James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the Oxford High School shooter who were recently sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter after their son killed four classmates in 2021.

The documentary, which will be released this week, is titled "Sins of ...Read more

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List of DVD release dates for April 16 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:


16: Comeback Kids: A Middle School Basketball Story

16: Cut, Color, Murder

16: Devil's Peak

16: Double Down South

16: Exile

16: Mister Sleep

16: The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die

16: The Star City Murders

16: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan:...Read more

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For 'Abbott Elementary's' Chris Perfetti, 'tragic circumstances' are comedy gold

LOS ANGELES — "I'm so excited for this!" Chris Perfetti says as he approaches the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Our greeting is drowned out by a cacophony of nearby construction and clusters of energetic children on field trips shuffling down the pathway — in the distance, a row of yellow school buses that snake the perimeter...Read more

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7 Las Vegas reality shows you've likely forgotten

LAS VEGAS — Thanks to the success of “The Real World: Las Vegas” in 2002 and the debut of “Pawn Stars” in 2009, the valley has gone through a couple of reality TV booms.

For a while earlier this century, if you lived here and weren’t on a reality show, there was a pretty good chance you knew someone who was.

Few of those shows, ...Read more

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Coachella fans react to the expanded and changed festival grounds

INDIO, Calif. — At the 2024 Coachella Valley Music Festival, attendees were met with a wave of excitement as they entered the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio.

However, one immediate change caught the eye of seasoned festival-goers: the Sahara Tent, a longstanding home of electronic dance music and rap acts, had shifted its location. ...Read more


Movie review: 'Civil War' a dystopian vision of America that horrifies

Alex Garland’s “Civil War” is essentially a horror movie, one in which the horrors feel uncomfortably close to home. In this vision of America, the country is divided into two violent factions: one led by a fascist three-term president (Nick Offerman, in a small but vivid role), the other an armed rebellion against the government. Four ...Read more

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Why Todd Chrisley wants a new trial

ATLANTA — As he serves a 12-year prison sentence in Florida on federal bank fraud and tax evasion charges, former Atlanta multimillionaire and reality television star Todd Chrisley is pushing for a new trial, claiming the jury heard false testimony and saw evidence from an illegal warehouse raid.

The 56-year-old has asked the federal appeals ...Read more

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Jill Duggar Dillard reveals her first daughter was stillborn: Child was 'much loved'

Jill Duggar Dillard and her family are mourning a tragic loss.

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the stillbirth of our beautiful baby girl, Isla Marie Dillard,” the couple announced on Instagram.

The “19 Kids and Counting” alum and her husband, Derick Dillard, learned their daughter had died in utero when Jill was four months ...Read more

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Jewel 'blushes' at Kevin Costner dating rumors as she reveals painful mishap with a live raven

As a new magazine profile of Jewel attests, the singer-songwriter continues to keep people guessing — these days about her rumored romance with Kevin Costner, her upcoming “immersive art experience” in Arkansas and the nasty-looking cut on her right index finger, which she displayed in two recent TikTok videos.

In one of those TIkTok ...Read more

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Yes, Taylor Swift saw Ryan Gosling's 'All Too Well' spoof on 'SNL.' And she approves

Taylor Swift has given Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt’s spoof of “All Too Well” her coveted seal of approval.

The pop superstar took to X, formerly Twitter, on Sunday to endorse the latest take on her Grammy-winning song, which she aptly titled “All Too Well (Ryan and Emily’s Version).”

“All Too Well (Ryan and Emily’s Version) !!...Read more

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CBS will turn the lights back on for Billy Joel concert that it cut short

CBS has bowed under pressure after it broke away early from the taped broadcast of "Billy Joel: The 100th – Live at Madison Square Garden," forcing local affiliates Sunday to start their late-night newscasts.

The veteran musician was wrapping up "Piano Man," one of his most beloved ballads, when the screen went blank for a few seconds around ...Read more

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Review: Billy Joel and Sting light up San Diego stadium on a cool, soggy night

SAN DIEGO — Take a bow, mother nature!

Thanks to some uncharacteristically wet April weather during Billy Joel’s sold-out concert with Sting at Petco Park on Saturday night, pop-music’s famed piano man has achieved an elite — if not entirely coveted — distinction. He now joins the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis and Tony Bennett on the ...Read more