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Some of pop's biggest stars teamed with Planned Parenthood for this Roe v. Wade ad

Planned Parenthood has tapped scores of young musicians, entertainers and influencers to condemn the U.S. Supreme Court's potential decision to strip their "constitutional right to abortion" by overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

In the New York Times on Friday, 160 female, male and nonbinary individuals listed their names on a full...Read more


Our sincerest apologies, Benedict. 'Bridgerton' Season 3 is for Colin and Penelope

Gentle readers of the Ton, Season 3 of “Bridgerton” will stray from its source material and focus on the romance of Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington.

According to Lady Whistledown herself, the forthcoming season of Netflix’s hit period drama will sideline Colin’s elder brother, Benedict (Luke Thompson), and will instead dive ...Read more

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'Rust' producers plan to complete the movie after sheriff's investigation concludes

LOS ANGELES — Several months after Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while on the set of “Rust,” one of the film’s producers says he and others plan to forge ahead.

Rust Movie Productions is still being investigated by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office after the company was accused of cutting...Read more

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'Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' resumes live tapings in brand new Chicago location

CHICAGO — The venerable National Public Radio quiz show “Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!,” hosted by Peter Sagal, is taking up residence in the historic and newly renovated Studebaker Theatre in Chicago’s venerable Fine Arts Building.

“Wait, Wait” has been taping shows via Zoom during the pandemic. It previously was in residence for...Read more

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Amber Heard denies Johnny Depp's 'disgusting' feces accusation as she resumes testimony in defamation trial

Amber Heard denied ex-husband Johnny Depp’s feces-in-bed allegation, calling it “disgusting,” as she resumed her testimony in their defamation trial Monday.

The actress told the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse that Depp accused her friend of leaving human feces in their bed after he and Heard got into a fight following her 30th birthday...Read more

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Famed entertainer Ann-Margret gets honorary degree from UNLV

LAS VEGAS — Famed entertainer Ann-Margret has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from UNLV..

She told the graduates at Saturday's commencement ceremony inside a packed Thomas & Mack Center of her collegiate background, according to the Las Vegas-Review Journal.

“I did one year at Northwestern ... but I worked really hard ...Read more

Indian action blockbuster 'RRR' roars back to theaters for one-night event

For movie fans in the know, there is life before "RRR," and there's life after "RRR."

The three-hour-plus, Indian historical action blockbuster set in the 1920s is bursting with flying motorcycles, flaming arrows, brooding bromance and physics-defying heroics. It opened in March to huge anticipation from South Asian U.S. audiences, who made the...Read more

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Jason Momoa apologizes for taking pictures in the Sistine Chapel

Jason Momoa, having drawn ire for taking photographs in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel – where pictures are strictly forbidden – apologized on Sunday via Instagram, during a workout, saying he had not intended any offense.

He was fully clothed last Monday when he posted a few photos on Instagram of himself gazing at the masterpiece ...Read more


'Bridgerton' season 3 to spotlight #Polin love story, says Nicola Coughlan

It’s a feather in her cap.

The amorous spotlight is about to shine on Penelope Featherington in “Bridgerton” season 3, Nicola Coughlan announced Sunday night during Netflix’s FYSEE Space’s opening night ATAS panel, the Daily News learned.

Coughlan, 35, confirmed that #Polin — that is, the burgeoning love story between her character...Read more

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Trans fans praise Kendrick Lamar for his 'allyship and activism' on new 'Auntie Diaries' track

Kendrick Lamar spends much of his new 18-song double album, "Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers," wrestling with big issues: identity, spirituality, monogamy, mortality.

But no single track has sparked more online conversation than "Auntie Diaries," on which Lamar explores his evolving relationship with his trans relatives.

The song is a vivid, ...Read more

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Review: 'The Lincoln Lawyer' a legal drama that's an antidote to the Dick Wolf-ification of the TV landscape

It’s good to be Michael Connelly at the moment. The author’s Harry Bosch novels have been adapted into a very successful TV series, ongoing with “Bosch: Legacy,” which recently premiered on Amazon’s free streaming platform Freevee. And now his books about Mickey Haller, aka the Lincoln lawyer — a nickname derived from the character�...Read more

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Wynonna Judd will do tour she planned with late mom Naomi Judd: 'I'm gonna have to honor her'

Wynonna Judd’s concert tour will go on following the death of her mother, Naomi Judd, whom she was scheduled to perform with later this year.

The country music star, 57, made the announcement Sunday night at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, where a memorial service for Naomi took place.

“After a lot of thought, I’m gonna have to honor ...Read more

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Miley Cyrus to host New Year's Eve festivities again for NBC; Dolly Parton gets a Christmas movie

NBC is bringing in Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton to celebrate the holidays.

Cyrus will once again host the network’s New Year’s Eve broadcast this year, an encore from last year when she rang in 2022 with Pete Davidson, NBC announced Monday during a presentation to advertisers.

There’s no word on whether the “Saturday Night Live” star...Read more

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Fox has 'no regrets' about Rudy Giuliani on 'The Masked Singer'

Fox still stands behind Rudy Giuliani’s controversial unmasking appearance on “The Masked Singer.”

“No regrets,” Rob Wade, the network’s president of alternative entertainment and specials, told reporters during a conference call Monday morning.

“‘The Masked Singer’ is all about delivering jaw-dropping moments, which is ...Read more

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Olivia Rodrigo, a multi-Grammy Award-winner at 19, is sweet, not sour, on stardom as her debut tour continues

If someone tells me one more time: 'Enjoy your youth,' I'm gonna cry — Olivia Rodrigo, "Brutal" (2021)

Teen angst has long been a catalyst for stirring music that captures the anxieties and self-doubts of a generation, as the lyrics to "Brutal" so readily attest.

For Olivia Rodrigo, who turned 19 on Feb. 20 and won three Grammy Awards on ...Read more

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For global phenomenon Bad Bunny, Puerto Rico remains his playground, battleground and muse

If you're young, Latino and slightly prone to melodramatics, you might be the kind of person who stays up for a midnight Bad Bunny album release.

In the streaming age, the now-familiar "surprise" Bad Bunny album drop has become an online rite of passage for his global fan base, which seems to grow exponentially with every record. With the May 6...Read more

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'Top Gun: Maverick' is awesome. Here's your guide to the summer sequel

Believe the hype. "Top Gun: Maverick" rules.

The long-delayed sequel — it was filmed back in 2018, and has been in a holding pattern ever since — finally hit preview audiences last week, and it's a thrilling, pulse-pounding, old-school blockbuster experience, a more-than-worthy follow-up to the 1986 classic.

(That 36-year gap puts it high...Read more

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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo replaces Matthew McConaughey as the 'Lincoln Lawyer' in Netflix show based on the movie

Mickey Haller will tell you that everybody lies. He’ll tell you repeatedly, until you believe it. But he doesn’t really believe it himself.

The criminal defense lawyer, based on Michael Connelly’s character and originated on screen by Matthew McConaughey in the 2011 movie “The Lincoln Lawyer,” is back in a new Netflix series of the ...Read more

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Carla Morrison reclaims her mental health in song and on social media

LOS ANGELES — Carla Morrison stepped away from the spotlight in 2018, 15 years after the Mexican singer-songwriter started performing with her first band, Babaluca.

She had had enough of the persistent criticisms that came with fame. Strangers made cruel comments about her body, tattoos, lyrics, talent and musical style. When she performed, ...Read more

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'Fortunate' Hamza Haq reprises starring role in 'Transplant'

Actor Hamza Haq had always liked performing. But it was his first job, while he was still a university student, that sealed his fate. “I sat in an office and looked at Excel documents all day,” he recalls. “They gave me 40 pages of information about payroll and they said, ‘I need you to consolidate this and compile an Excel spreadsheet.�...Read more