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Bryan Cranston is retiring from acting in 2026 for wife Robin Dearden. 'She deserves it'

Bryan Cranston is planning his exit from Hollywood because he’s ready to spend some quality time with his wife, Robin Dearden.

Cranston revealed in a Thursday profile published by British GQ that he’d be stepping away from acting in 2026.

According to GQ, the Emmy-winning actor is planning to shut down his production company and sell his ...Read more

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Tom Holland taking a break from acting after latest project: 'The show did break me'

Even Spider-Man needs a break sometimes.

Tom Holland revealed in a new interview that he is "taking a year off" acting after his "difficult" experience making his latest project, "The Crowded Room."

The "Spider-Man: No Way Home" and "Uncharted" actor served as an executive producer on the Apple TV+ limited series, which premieres Friday and ...Read more

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LA actor with roles in 'Arrested Development,' 'Bob's Burgers' charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

A Los Angeles-based actor and comedian known for roles on “Bob’s Burger’s” and “Arrested Development” is facing charges for his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the United States Capitol, the Department of Justice said Wednesday.

Jay Johnston, 54, faces charges including civil disorder, entering or remaining in a ...Read more

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Jinger Duggar isn't in the documentary series about her family. Here's why

Jinger Duggar Vuolo has opened up about why she declined to participate in an explosive new documentary series examining her reality TV family's ties to an ultraconservative, widely criticized religious ministry.

In an interview with People magazine published Monday, Duggar Vuolo confirmed that she was approached and asked to appear in the ...Read more

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Lil Tjay arrested again while broadcasting a wild Instagram Live

Rapper Lil Tjay was arrested Tuesday in New York ... again.

The New York Police Department confirmed to the L.A. Times that Tuesday, around 3 p.m. local time, police "observed a male waving what appeared to be a black firearm from a sunroof of a moving motor vehicle" in the vicinity of First Avenue and East 23rd Street in Manhattan.

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DC Young Fly commemorates late partner, 'Wild 'N Out' star Ms Jacky Oh

DC Young Fly is mourning his late partner and mother of his three children, Ms Jacky Oh.

The MTV "Wild 'N Out" star died last week in Miami, where she had allegedly traveled to undergo a "mommy makeover" surgery, according to a since-deleted social media post. Her cause of death is not yet known. DC Young Fly, born John Whitfield, and his ...Read more

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'Flamin' Hot' review: Spicy snack, underwhelming story

The Frito Lay Cinematic Universe enters the chat with "Flamin' Hot," the generically inspirational tale of the supposed founder of the popular spicy snacks, which itself could use a little heat — not to mention a liberal sprinkling of the truth — in its storytelling.

"Flamin' Hot" gets so caught up in its own fairy tale and underdog ...Read more

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'Wednesday' actor Percy Hynes White dismisses sexual assault claims as 'misinformation'

Nearly six months after he was accused of sexual assault, "Wednesday" actor Percy Hynes White dismissed the online claims this week, characterizing them as part of "a campaign of misinformation" from somebody he's never met.

White, 21, addressed the allegations in a statement posted to his Instagram account Wednesday. In it, the actor said that...Read more

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'De Niro Con' coming to NYC this fall in honor of actor's 80th birthday

NEW YORK — The 80th birthday celebration for Robert De Niro will kick into high gear with a three-day fan-centric event aptly titled “De Niro Con” in New York City this fall.

Although the Oscar winner’s actual birthday is Aug. 17, the Tribeca Film Festival — which he co-founded in 2001 — will celebrate all things related to the ...Read more

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A once-in-a-lifetime party: DJ Jazzy Jeff will spin hip-hop classics for 50 old-school emcees in Atlantic City

PHILADELPHIA — DJ Jazzy Jeff Townes is hype.

He’s a couple of weeks away from Mixtape Live, an old-school rap concert where he will spin classics for 50 of hip-hop’s greatest emcees at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on June 17.

“Sounds dope,” I said to Townes, half of the iconic Grammy-winning rap duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and ...Read more

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Tony-nom Lorna Courtney's path to '& Juliet' lead role was far from star-crossed

NEW YORK — Lorna Courtney, one of South Ozone Park’s brightest new talents, has taken Broadway by storm as the lead in “& Juliet,” a role she feels she was destined to play.

The critically acclaimed production, which remixes the ending of Shakespeare’s iconic love story with chart-topping hits from the likes of Britney Spears, Katy ...Read more

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Appreciation: George Winston, dead at 74: 'I have no doubt I'll be forgotten, and that's good' said the New Age pianist

SAN DIEGO — Unlike many musicians who sold millions of album and drew devoted concert audiences for several decades, George Winston did not want to be remembered.

The soft-spoken pianist, who died Sunday from cancer at the age of 74, made that point very clear in a 1996 San Diego Union-Tribune interview.

"I don't want to be remembered," he ...Read more

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Watching the 2023 Tony Awards: What to look for and our picks for the winners

Not only are the winners and losers at the 2023 Tony Awards unknown, so is the shape and content of the show. With the Writers Guild on strike, and most honorees in the theater world sympathetic to their cause, scripted matter is verboten and comic numbers, long a Tony Awards specialty, have been nixed.

Instead, expect more songs from Broadway ...Read more


'Based on a True Story' review: My podcast host, the serial killer

America’s fascination with true crime is played for satire in the dark comedy “Based on a True Story,” a Peacock series starring Kaley Cuoco and Chris Messina as a married couple who, dollar signs in their eyes and bad judgment in their hearts, seize upon the opportunity to make a podcast with a serial killer.

Tonally, the eight-episode ...Read more

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How much would you pay for Prince's first demo tape?

It might be the most desirable pre-fame Prince collectible: the demo tape and promotional packet that helped him land his deal with Warner Bros. Records in 1977. And it's for sale.

"Based on our expertise and the immense significance of this historic demo tape, we estimate it will reach a pre-auction value of $35,000, if not more," said Bobby ...Read more

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Danny Masterson's former lawyers leaked discovery material to Church of Scientology

Two of Danny Masterson’s former lawyers, Tom Mesereau and Sharon Appelbaum, have been sanctioned for sharing confidential discovery material with the Church of Scientology to help aid Masterson in his rape trial.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo ruled Wednesday that the former legal team leaked criminal material related to ...Read more

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Following Food Network drama, Tabitha Brown launches new seasonings, is writing 3rd book with Netflix show underway

NEW YORK — Tabitha Brown is spicing things up as she rebounds from an ill-fated Food Network stint.

The actress, bestselling author and plant-based social media superstar has moved on to greener pastures since her six-episode cooking competition series, “It’s CompliPlated,” ended in disaster last fall.

Brown has since extended her ...Read more

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What's on TV this week: Tony Awards, 'The Full Monty,' 'Our Planet II,' 'Extraction 2' and more

Sunday, June 11

“Duck Family Treasures” (Fox Nation): "Duck Dynasty's" Jace and Jep Robertson return for a second season.

"E60" (ESPN, 11 a.m. ET): The rise of pro hockey's Mighty Ducks is recalled in the new doc "Once Upon a Time in Anaheim."

L.A. Pride Parade (Hulu, 2 p.m.): The annual procession celebrating the LGBTQ+ community hits ...Read more


Television Q&A: Don't showrunners realize foul language can alienate viewers?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I love the series on Netflix called “The Night Agent” and “The Diplomat,” but some of the language is so foul and blasphemous that it’s hard to watch. Doing without it would not detract from the entertainment. How can we get producers to realize that this type of language is totally uncalled...Read more

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Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne wanted to disrupt onscreen relationships. Enter 'Platonic'

"When Harry Met Sally" (1989): Men and women can't just be friends.

"Platonic" (2023): men and women can just be friends, even after unknowingly snorting cocaine laced with ketamine.

In the Apple TV+ series, which premiered in May and dropped its fifth episode on Wednesday, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play estranged besties who rekindle their ...Read more