DEAR STACY: What's become of Tracy Nelson? She was so funny in "Seinfeld." -- Diane
DEAR DIANE: At 54, Nelson is a survivor in the truest sense of the word as well as the pop cultural sense. She fought three types of cancer, (Hodgkins lymphoma, thyroid and breast cancer), and has been an active spokesperson for cancer research as well as a ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What's up with Tobey Maguire? It's been years since I've seen him acting in anything. -- Stephanie D.
DEAR STEPHANIE: Certainly he hasn't been as visible as he was in his "Spider-Man" days. Maguire had a voice role in last year's "Boss Baby." In 2015, he had the big screen "Pawn Sacrifice," as chess champion Bobby Fischer. And in ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Is Sarah Michelle Gellar involved in the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" reboot? What is she doing these days? -- MonMon
DEAR MonMon: It's too soon to know whether there might be a cameo or even a bigger part for the actress who starred as the title character for seven seasons of the show that wrapped its run in 2003. However, the ...Read more
Maggie Gyllenhaal has a crowded list of things to do, topped by her HBO series, "The Deuce," for which she is now a producer. Still, the actress found the time to co-create the viral video going under the hashtag #MyNameisMirian.
This is the video, released to the internet last week, in which more than 30 celebrities read from a sworn ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Can you give an update on "The Property Brothers" personally and professionally? -- D.J.
DEAR D.J.: Those resplendent renovating twins, Drew and Jonathan Scott, will begin filming the seventh season of their "Property Brothers" and sixth season of their "Buying and Selling" in Calgary in September. It's been a significant year for ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Who are the biggest Twitter users among celebrities? -- L.M.
DEAR L.M.: Hmm. If you mean multiple accounts with many tweets related to selling product, then the list is going to have Kardashians at the top. If you mean celebrities who tweet their own observations and news out to the world on a regular basis, that list has Cher, ...Read more
DEAR STACY: How do they plan to make "Roseanne" without Roseanne? What did they have to give her to let them do this? -- Sunny
DEAR SUNNY: It was a one-time payment, the amount of which has been kept under wraps. The star, whose racist and bizarre statements on Twitter caused a summary cancellation of her successful series reboot, agreed to ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What are the prospects for another "Bourne" movie? -- Ellen
DEAR ELLEN: Although producer Frank Marshall has indicated his and the studio's (Universal) interest, there aren't any plans for a sixth "Bourne" feature at this time, and Matt Damon has publicly wondered whether people "might be done" with the character.
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DEAR STACY: Is Chevy Chase still working or did he retire? Haven't seen him in a while. I know he's supposedly a flaming jerk, but he always made me laugh. -- Chris in Georgia
DEAR CHRIS: Yes, Chase continues on. He and Richard Dreyfuss have a movie coming up on Netflix called "The Last Laugh," about a promising standup comedian who quit the ...Read more
DEAR STACY: I binge-watched a lot of "Breaking Bad" with a friend who'd never seen it. What is the amazing Bryan Cranston doing these days? -- Jim A., St. Louis, Missouri
DEAR JIM: Cranston aims to bring his stage version of "Network" to Broadway, and is working on that now. It's the same searing satire by Paddy Chayefsky that won 1976 best ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What are James Roday and Dule Hill doing these days? It was fun to see them back at their old antics in the "Psych" movie. -- S.D.
DEAR S.D.: Dule Hill continues juggling work on two series. On USA Network's "Suits," which he joined in season seven, he's going from recurring to regular status. He and Katherine Heigl are filling the ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What is Vin Diesel's ethnicity? Is Diesel his real name? And is he married? And what is he up to? -- B.T.
DEAR B.T.: The actor, born Mark Vincent, reportedly is of Italian and African-American ancestry, among other roots. However, he prefers to avoid being specific as to his cultural background, saying he'd like to be seen as ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Is it true "Shrek 5" is coming out next year? -- SW
DEAR SW: Although a 2019-2020 time frame has been specified for "Shrek 5," signs point to later -- possibly much later -- rather than sooner. And what form the movie might take is certainly up for grabs. Michael McCullers ("Austin Powers," "Boss Baby"), who wrote the story for the ...Read more